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1 hr ago | 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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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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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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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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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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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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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Artesia man gets six months for shooting death of friend

CARLSBAD >> The Artesia man convicted in January of involuntary manslaughter for the shooting death of his friend, Joe Darras, was sentenced Monday to six months and 11 days in the Eddy County Detention Center.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Artesia, NM, Carlsbad, NM

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Eddy County legislators ranked high in 'freedom index'

SANTA FE >> Artesia State Rep. Bill Gray has the best reputation in the New Mexico House of Representatives, according to the Rio Grande Foundation.

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Related Topix: Artesia, NM, New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, House, NM

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Carlsbad planners OK annexation of 1,250-acre community

The city's planning and zoning commission unanimously approved two recommendations to the city council for annexation and zoning requests of an unincorporated area being proposed for a 1,250-acre master planned community near the Cavern City Airport.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Woods Houghton: Tend grass well or weeds will thrive

Grassy weeds, such as crabgrass, sandbur, goosegrass, Dallisgrass, annual bluegrass, cheat, annual barley's and downy brome, interfere with the beauty of turf grass areas.

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Carlsbad lodgers taxes showing steady growth

CARLSBAD >> Following a statewide trend, the city of Carlsbad is seeing a growth in revenues collected through the Lodgers Tax collected the last two years.

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Spring Fling '14: Gathering at Carlsbad beach puts focus on safety

ARGUS The 2014 Spring Fling included free giveaways for kids; bycicles, helmets, safety pads, life jackets and car seats were distributed by members of the Caarlsbad Police Department and Eddy County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Family, Kids, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Man accused of shooting at Eddy County deputy had second-degree...

CARLSBAD >> The man arrested after allegedly firing repeatedly at an Eddy County sheriff's deputy Wednesday morning had been convicted of second-degree murder.

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Man accused of shooting at Eddy County deputy had second-degree...

CARLSBAD >> The man arrested after allegedly firing repeatedly at an Eddy County sheriff's deputy Wednesday morning had been convicted of second-degree murder.

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Carlsbad planners to hear proposal for 1,250-acre master planned community

Artist's rendering El Dorado Ranch, a 1,250-acre master-planned community south of Carlsbad, would include housing and commercial projects according to the plans proposed to the city's planning department.

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