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6 hrs ago | Ruidoso News

Land development draft work delayed one month in Lincoln County

Tom Mann, chairman of theLincoln County Planning Commission, asks for direction from the county commission on drafting a land development ordinance.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Ruidoso News

Drug prosecutions changing in the Lincoln County area

Eighty to 90 percent of all cases prosecuted through the justice system at the District Court level involve drug and alcohol issues, according to 12th Judicial District Attorney Diana Martwick.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Otero County, NM

Ruidoso News

Lincoln County sets new hospital property tax levy election

With the current special property tax levy benefitting the county hospital and ambulance service in Ruidoso and four county rural health care clinics set to expire June 30, 2015, Lincoln County commissioners voted last week to place a renewal of the tax on the November general election ballot.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM, Carrizozo, NM, Hondo, NM, Capitan, NM, Ruidoso Downs, NM

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Ruidoso News

Big dollar commitment asked from Lincoln County for watershed restoration

Dr. Brent Racher of the New Mexico Forest Industry Association, left, and Smokey Bear District Ranger Dave Warnack listen as Lincoln County commissioners discuss a possible 600,000 annual commitment to watershed restoration.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM

Fri Jul 18, 2014

KRQE Albuquerque

Few Storms Ahead...

The huge crop of thunderstorms rolled through the Albuquerque metro area and a good portion of New Mexico on Wednesday are nowhere to be found today.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, Weather

Ruidoso News

Area law enforcement participate in cold water challenge

Lincoln County Sheriff's Office Deputy DeAnna Preston dumps water on Assistant District Attorney John Sugg as part of the Cold Water Challenge July 12 raising funds for the Officer Down Memorial Page.

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Related Topix: Fort-Stanton, NM, Ruidoso Downs, NM, Mescalero, NM

Alamogordo Daily News

LCCT presents 'The Odd Couple' - female version

"The Odd Couple" - the female version will premiere tonight at the Ruidoso High School Performing Arts Center, 125 Warrior Drive.

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Related Topix: The Odd Couple, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Theater, Arts, Ruidoso, NM

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Ruidoso News

Festival draws artists from across the nation

Returning Albuquerque painter James Tsoodle will display his popular Native American paintings and demonstrate his craft at this year's Art Fest.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, Life, Hobbies, Crafts, Ruidoso, NM

Ruidoso News

Lincoln County Commission rejects affordable housing study

An effort by Lincoln County Commissioner Dallas Draper to generate interest on the commission to develop a plan for affordable housing fell on unreceptive ears Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Ruidoso, NM, Ruidoso Downs, NM, Capitan, NM

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Little Argus: July 17

Iglesia Evangelica Cristiana Espiritual will hold a beef fajita plate sale July 17 beginning at 9 a.m. until sold out.

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Related Topix: New Mexico State University, Carlsbad, NM, Events, Hernandez, NM

Ruidoso News

Claim: Lincoln County aims to bankrupt Greentree

By their actions, Lincoln County officials seem out to bankrupt Greentree Solid Waste Authority, a consultant with the garbage collection coalition contends.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Capitan, NM, Ruidoso, NM, Alamogordo, NM, Alto, NM

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Ruidoso News

Broker pleads guilty to securities fraud

Carrizozo >> An Otero and Lincoln County-based insurance broker who defrauded another man out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in 2011 pleaded guilty Wednesday to securities fraud and conspiracy charges.

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Related Topix: Carrizozo, NM, Tularosa, NM, Ruidoso, NM

Ruidoso News

Lincoln County wildlife: Feeling squirrelly

This squirrel was seen recreating at Two Rivers Park in Ruidoso Monday morning. While not confirmed, according to the New Mexico Game and Fish Department, this is most likely a Rock squirrels.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Real Clear Politics

Billy the Kid, Johnny Ringo and the Stuff of Legends

Around the world, July 14 is known as Bastille Day, although if you hail from the American West, as I do, it commemorates mayhem of a different sort.

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Related Topix: Western, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Billy the Kid, History Movies, Fort Sumner, NM, Documentary Movies, Lincoln

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Alamogordo Daily News

Broker pleads guilty to securities fraud

Carrizozo >> An Otero and Lincoln County-based insurance broker who defrauded another man out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in 2011 pleaded guilty Wednesday to securities fraud and conspiracy charges.

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Related Topix: Carrizozo, NM, Tularosa, NM, Ruidoso, NM

Ruidoso News

Shelter for homeless students in Lincoln County sought

Shelters and other types of help are needed for homeless students in Ruidoso schools, village councilors were told at their meeting Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM, Family, Teenagers, Ruidoso Downs, NM, Mescalero, NM, Carrizozo, NM

Alamogordo Daily News

Neil Simon community theater's choice

On the last two weekends of July, Lincoln County Community Theater will again offer to Ruidoso theater-goers a Neil Simon play.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Ruidoso, NM

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Ruidoso News

Recommendations offered for the future of New Mexico's water supply

Fifteen recommendations emerged from a town hall meeting on water planning, development and use put together by officials with New Mexico First based in Albuquerque and attended by representatives of Lincoln County.

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Ruidoso News

Four early Lincoln County teachers describe a different kind of community classroom

Most small communities boasted their own school houses, some just one or a few rooms in size.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM, Ruidoso Downs, NM

Ruidoso News

Angus display informs and educates visitors and locals

Cornelia and Al Ruiz, of El Paso, Texas, stop at a display assembled with Billy the Kid Scenic Byways dollars, but as a cooperative effort of several agencies.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

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