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8 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

Convicted Carlsbad sex offender sentenced for failing to register

As spelled out in state law, anyone convicted of a sex crime must register with the sheriff of the county where they live.

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Related Topix: Prison, Carlsbad, NM

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Eddy County sheriff's deputy arrested on suspicion of domestic violence

Carlsbad >> An Eddy County Sheriff's deputy was arrested Wednesday night stemming from a domestic violence incident earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Announcements: Aug. 29

Labor Day closures: Eddy County offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 1, in observance of Labor Day.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Carlsbad, NM, San-Rafael, NM, Lovington, NM

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KOB-TV New Mexico

Eddy Co. deputy arrested for domestic violence, placed on leave

An Eddy County sheriff's deputy and sergeant were placed on administrative leave Thursday after the deputy was arrested Wednesday night in Carlsbad on a domestic violence charge.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

More Carlsbad veterans are using free ride services

CARLSBAD >> Officials with a local organization which transports veterans to Veterans Affairs facilities in the region say the number of people using their services is rising.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, New Mexico, Life, Veteran Affairs, Chaves County, NM, Lea County, NM

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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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM

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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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM

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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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM

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

Carlsbad Current-Argus

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

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