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Wednesday | Carlsbad Current-Argus

Xcel Energy plans $53 million project south of Carlsbad

Today Xcel Energy filed an application with the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission to build a $53 million transmission line and substation in Eddy and Lea counties to meet growing need for electricity in the area's booming energy and mining industries.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Lea County, NM

Wednesday | Carlsbad Current-Argus

Eddy County now 3rd in traffic related deaths

CARLSBAD >> The deaths of a Loving woman and her 3-year-old granddaughter Monday at the intersection of State Road 200 and County Road 206 bring the total number of fatal traffic accidents deaths to seven, making Eddy County New Mexico's third most dangerous county to travel.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Loving, NM, New Mexico, Lovington, NM

Wednesday | Carlsbad Current-Argus

Former Artesia resident making movie magic

CARLSBAD >> Heavy stage lights and a sea of cords and microphones was not exactly what drove former Artesia resident Jasmine Reid to the film industry.

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Related Topix: Artesia, NM, Carlsbad, NM, Heavy, Entertainment, Television, Profile of a Killer, Albuquerque, NM

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Woman, 3-year-old girl killed in crash north of Carlsbad

A woman and a 3-year-old girl were killed Monday afternoon when their car was hit by a semi-truck at the North Loop Road and North Canal Street according to New Mexico State Police.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Loving, NM

KRQE Albuquerque

Eddy County leads oil production in NM

According to the Carlsbad Current Argus, recent data shows Eddy County has now become the top oil producing county in New Mexico.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Little Argus: Carlsbad Community Calendar for April 20

Elections: Eddy County Bureau of Elections will open ballot boxes from the Carlsbad School District Election on April 21 at 9 a.m. The location of the Eddy County Warehouse is 326 S. Canyon St. Call 575-885-3383.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Education Etc., Loving, NM

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Eddy County History: The tribes along the Pecos

In the 1700s, the Spaniards' influence on Nueva Mexico was becoming more and more pronounced.

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Related Topix: Pecos, NM, Fort Sumner, NM, Roswell, NM, Carlsbad, NM

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Devon Energy gives $20K to fire departments

Courtesy photo Officials from Devon Energy attended the monthly meeting of the Eddy County Fire Chief's on Monday, April 14, at the Permian Basin Regional Training Center in Carlsbad.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Loco-Hills, NM, Malaga, NM, Hope, NM

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Little Argus: Carlsbad Community Calendar for April 17

Elementary Art Show: Carlsbad Municipal Schools are hosting "A Night of the Arts" art show Thursday, April 17 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Carlsbad Museum and Art Center.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Loving, NM

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Letters: Granddaughter of Eddy County namesake dies

When I was battling cancer in Austin, Texas, some years back, I met Sister Mary Rose McPhee, who passed on April 14. She ran the Seton Medical Center, but I knew of her before I ever met her, though we didn't get a chance to talk about it.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Senator Martin Heinrich, Representative Martin Heinrich, Democrat, New Mexico, Opinion

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Pecos Valley Drug Task Force serves warrant, find drugs

CARLSBAD >> Agents with the Pecos Valley drug Task Force say they found an undisclosed amount of drugs in the home of a Carlsbad man being arrested on separate warrants.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Eddy County commission hopes salary boost will improve candidate pool for warden job

CARLSBAD >> The search is still ongoing for a new warden for Eddy County's Detention Center.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Gov. Martinez: Carlsbad one of four NM sites for veterans cemeteries

Servicemen of Carlsbad have finally been granted their wish. The Veterans Cemetery at Sunset Gardens will receive funding from the state of New Mexico to complete construction.

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Related Topix: Susana Martinez, US Governors, Carlsbad, NM, Albuquerque, NM

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Sen. Bill O'Neill: Letter by State Rep. Gallegos mischaracterized governor

I would like to provide response to the recent article by State Rep. David Gallegos, in which he implies my involvement in the passing of House Bill 92 reflects bipartisanship in the Martinez administration, and in which he levies claims that Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Lawrence Rael is a lobbyist.

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Related Topix: House, NM, Susana Martinez, US Governors, Albuquerque, NM, Gay/Lesbian

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Two men kill themselves in front of sheriff's deputies in separate incidents

CARLSBAD >> In separate incidents, two men shot themselves to death in front of Eddy County Sheriff's deputies over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Suicide

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Carlsbad man kills himself in front of Eddy County Sheriff's...

A 27-year-old man killed himself in front of Eddy County Sheriff's deputies responding to a domestic dispute.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Carlsbad man gives up after third tear gas attempt by police

ARGUS A member of the tactical unit approaches the scene at 2315 Sage Street Friday morning, where police were negotiating with a wanted subject for surrender.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM

Thu Apr 10, 2014

KRQE Albuquerque

Driver ignores stop sign, slams into car

Eddy County Sheriff's Office said that emergency officials responded to the incident at approximately 3:30 p.m. Thursday when the driver of a Ford Taurus disregarded a stop sign and was struck by a Dodge Neon.

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Training Day: Carlsbad law enforcement practice for active shooter situation

ARGUS The Eddy County Sheriff's Tactical Unit races to respond to a mock call of an active shooter at P.R. Leyva Middle School in Carlsbad Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Roswell, NM

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Nobody busted in sting aimed at retailers selling tobacco to minors

CARLSBAD >> Investigators are happy they came up empty-handed on a recent sting to catch retailers selling tobacco to children.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM

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