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Tuesday Jul 22 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

Animal competitions mark start of 2014 Eddy County Fair

Photo by Zack Ponce - Current-Argus Trent Taylor waits to weigh his Blackface sheep on Monday morning at the Eddy County Fairgrounds in Artesia.

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Related Topix: Artesia, NM, Agriculture, Science, Family, Kids

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Extraterritorial zoning panel now in limbo

CARLSBAD >> It's back to the drawing board for Eddy County's extraterritorial zoning authority board after an appointed board voted to recommend that ordinance sunsets away, leaving the board in limbo.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Marijuana

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Two Artesia men arrested in shooting

CARLSBAD >> The two men who pursued and shot at alleged thieves in Artesia last month in an attempt to recover stolen property have been arrested.

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Related Topix: Artesia, NM, Carlsbad, NM

Carlsbad Current-Argus

NM Sos Duran questions opponent's affiliation

New Mexico Secretary of State Dianna Duran speaks at the Eddy County Republican Women's Club meeting on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Bernalillo County, NM

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Gas leak prompts road closure

A pump jack located in an agricultural field on the road south of Carlsbad began spewing a plume of gas several feet in the air around 8 p.m. Responding law enforcement and emergency personnel quickly closed off the area, detouring motorists from the area.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Loving, NM

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Funding loss threatens Carlsbad alternative school

CARLSBAD >> Carlsbad School district's alternative school could be in financial straits after municipal and county funding for the school was denied.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Education Etc.

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Residents vow continued opposition to ETZ zoning

Current-Argus Sandi Wilkie, a county resident, talks to other county residents over a proposed ETZ ordinance that's being created.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM

Sun Jul 13, 2014

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

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