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2 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

Announcements: Aug. 27

Energy summit: Join the mayors of Artesia, Carlsbad and Loving in discussing the area's oil boom at the second Eddy County Mayors' Energy Summit 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Loving, NM, Artesia, NM, Susana Martinez, US Governors

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Equipment worth $40k stolen from Carlsbad work site

Law enforcement officials are seeking more information on the theft of a $40,000 piece of equipment from a local construction company.

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Announcements: Aug. 26

The North Mesa Senior Recreation Center holds a dance every Wednesday and Friday, from 7: 00-9:30 p.m. Dances feature a different live band each week.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Artesia, NM, Loving, NM

Sun Aug 24, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Snake sightings on the rise in southern New Mexico

Officials in southeastern New Mexico say sightings of one of the most lethal rattlesnakes appear to be on the rise.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Eddy County post offices cut back on hours

CARLSBAD >> Two United States Post Offices in Eddy County have cut back on the hours they are open to ship packages because of financial struggles, and more could follow in the coming year.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, The Postal Service, Indie, Malaga, NM, Lakewood, NM

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Woods Houghton: Tree-of-heaven is like a weed

Tree of heaven, also known as Ailanthus or stinking sumac, is a deciduous tree and an ecological threat.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Snake sightings on the rise, including more venomous Mojave rattler

CARLSBAD >> The Mojave rattler, one of the most lethal rattlesnakes in the Southwest, has been gradually moving into new territory in Southeastern New Mexico.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Announcements

Asado Fundraiser: Iglesia Evangelica Cristiana Espiritual will sell asado plates for $8 each from 8 a.m. until sold out on Saturday, Aug. 23. Plates include pork w/red chile, rice, beans and salad.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Carlsbad, NM, Artesia, NM, Loving, NM

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Artesia to host town hall on FLETC, immigration on Thursday

CARLSBAD >> The City of Artesia will host the second public town hall on immigration since undocumented immigrants were transferred to the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in late June.

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Related Topix: Artesia, NM, Carlsbad, NM, US News, Illegal Immigration

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Eddy County women's jail empty for three years due to lack of certified officers

Captain Mike Ingram, interim warden at the Eddy County Detention Center, is attacking staff shortages by making changes in employees' hourly schedule and finding ways to get certified detention officers on the floor with inmates rather than handling clerical jobs that do not require detention experience.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Man gets 9 years for White's City armed robbery

CARLSBAD >> The man who fled to Texas after committing an armed robbery at the Rodeway Inn in White's City last year didn't stay gone for long.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, State Prisons, Prison

Mon Aug 18, 2014

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Little Argus: Announcements

Labor Day Parade will be held Sept. 1 beginning at 10 a.m. on Main Street and Stevens Street.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Carlsbad, NM, Artesia, NM, Loving, NM, Susana Martinez, US Governors

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Traffic deaths up 20 percent in New Mexico

SANTA FE >> Eddy County now ranks fifth in traffic related deaths as the state reports a 20 percent increase in fatalities on New Mexico roads this year.

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Related Topix: New Mexico, Susana Martinez, US Governors, Lea County, NM, Bernalillo County, NM, Gallup, NM

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Valerie Cranston: The hospitals of Eddy County

Lucius, 76, and Josephine Anderson, 68, pose in the snow outside of the Anderson Sanatorium located at 102 West Shaw in 1918.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Clayton, NM, New Mexico State University, Medicine, Nursing

Ruidoso News

Desert tarantulas on the move in Lincoln County

"The desert tarantula is one of the most misunderstood creatures in the arid Southwest," Tremblay said.

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Related Topix: Lincoln County, NM, Weather

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Announcements: Aug. 15

Labor Day Parade will be held Sept. 1 beginning at 10 a.m. on Main Street and Stevens Street.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Carlsbad, NM, Loving, NM, Artesia, NM, Susana Martinez, US Governors

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Police cleared to return to duty after shooting of Troy Kirkpatrick

CARLSBAD >> The two Carlsbad police officers involved in the shooting death of 24-year-old Troy Kirkpatrick were cleared this week to return to active duty.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

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Little Argus: Aug. 14

Bat presentation: The Bureau of Land Management will give a presentation about bats and bat monitoring at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Carlsbad Museum & Art Center.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

City approves $150,000 for alternative education program

CARLSBAD >> The Carlsbad City Council on Tuesday voted to approve funding for the local school district's alternative education program.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Education Etc., Kids, Family

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Announcements: Aug. 13

Energy summit: Join the mayors of Artesia, Carlsbad and Loving in discussing the area's oil boom at the second Eddy County Mayors' Energy Summit 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Loving, NM, Artesia, NM, Susana Martinez, US Governors

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