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19 hrs ago | Free Republic

Bible is clear on helping immigrants

With Immigration and Customs Enforcement bringing some 600 Central American refugees to the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia, local citizens are rallying.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Escaped inmate back in jail

CARLSBAD >> Senovio "Hoss" Mendoza is back in the Roosevelt County jail in Portales, and he now faces charges there including escape and aggravated battery.

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Related Topix: Prison, Roosevelt County, NM, Carlsbad, NM, Portales, NM

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Eddy County Sheriff's Dept. seeks help in Malaga robbery

CARLSBAD >> The Eddy County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for assistance in recovering property stolen from a location in Malaga.

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Related Topix: Malaga, NM, Carlsbad, NM

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Eddy County Sheriff's Dept. seeks help in Malaga robbery

CARLSBAD >> The Eddy County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for assistance in recovering property stolen from a location in Malaga.

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Related Topix: Malaga, NM, Carlsbad, NM

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Carlsbad City Council votes to approve land sale

CARLSBAD >> The city of Carlsbad is currently developing city-owned land in the city's industrial park for future sale.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Performing Arts and Exhibition Center contract approved

CARLSBAD >> An outside contractor will operate Carlsbad's civic center for another year, after its contract extension was narrowly approved by city council during Tuesday's meeting.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM

Carlsbad Current-Argus

BLM hosting oil and gas lease sale

Santa Fe >> The Bureau of Land Management is offering 31 parcels for oil and gas leasing mineral rights on Federal mineral estate for Chavez, Eddy, Guadalupe, and Lea Counties.

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Related Topix: Guadalupe County, NM, Lea County, NM, Santa Fe, NM

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Funding for alternative school denied

CARLSBAD >> The Carlsbad City Council voted 6-0 in favor of excluding funding for Carlsbad Municipal School district's alternative school Tuesday night from a city contract.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Education Etc.

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Little Argus: July 10

The Landsun Homes Alzheimer's Support Group will meet Wednesday, July 9 at 2 p.m. in the Landsun Parkhouse Clubhouse at 1211 Landsun Circle.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Family, Kids

Carlsbad Current-Argus

217 undocumented immigrants now held at FLETC in Artesia

ARTESIA >> Undocumented immigrants have now been housed in Southeastern New Mexico for nearly two weeks and government officials say there have been no issues to report.

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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Tourism up in NM; Eddy Co. stable

Martinez released the latest numbers that show the number of visitors grew by less than 1 percent in 2013, but overall spending was up 7 percent.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Little Argus: July 8

Christian Women's Club will meet Tuesday, July 8, from 11: 30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Stevens Inn.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM

Carlsbad Current-Argus

26 inmates back in Eddy Co. after Portales escape

CARLSBAD >> All 26 inmates picked up from Roosevelt County Detention following an escapee incident are back in Eddy County and plans on where to house the inmates are being formulated, officials say.

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Related Topix: Roosevelt County, NM, Carlsbad, NM, Portales, NM, Artesia, NM

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Immigration security help vowed for New Mexico

Federal authorities are promising a southeastern New Mexico county that immigration officials will pay for any additional security connected to a temporary detention center.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Artesia, NM

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Celebration likely cause of fire

Submitted Photo Firefighters with the Otis Fire Department battle a blaze believed to have been setoff by fireworks Friday night on Howard Road.

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Related Topix: Fire, Celebrities, Paul McCartney

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

ICE asks Eddy County for additional security personnel

Photo by Zack Ponce - Current-Argus Central American immigrants who are awaiting either deportation or an immigration trial are housed in air-conditioned, military-style community barracks in a sectioned-off area of FLETC.

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

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

State police turn probe results over to DA

CARLSBAD >> Nearly a month after the New Mexico State Police Department Investigations Bureau began looking into the shooting death of 24-year-old Troy Kirkpatrick by Carlsbad Police department officers, officials say the investigation is concluded.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Violent Crime

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Announcements: July 4

The City of Carlsbad Public Works Offices only will be closed on Friday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Rogers, NM, Albuquerque, NM, Family, Parenting

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Eddy County inmate escapes custody in Portales

Portales,NM >> Senovio Mendoza got a break last February when a district court jury was unable to reach a verdict on the first-degree murder charge filed against him in the 2012 death of an Artesia man.

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Related Topix: Portales, NM, Artesia, NM, Roosevelt County, NM

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Eddy County inmate escapes custody in Portales

Portales,NM >> Senovio Mendoza got a break last February when a district court jury was unable to reach a verdict on the first-degree murder charge filed against him in the 2012 death of an Artesia man.

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Related Topix: Portales, NM, Artesia, NM, Roosevelt County, NM

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