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11 hrs ago | Ruidoso News
A pickley pear cactus in 1991 took up residence on the hearth of a sandstone fireplace that was the centerpiece of the lava rock house built by the Griffin family on the malpais west of Carrizozo.
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15 hrs ago | Ruidoso News
Potential candidates of Lincoln County should note March 11. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. candidates who would like to join the June 3 primary election race can do so at the Office of the County Clerk in Carrizozo.
19 hrs ago | Ruidoso News
Tom Battin, the new mayor-elect, who will be sworn into office on Monday, said he is looking to explore opportunities to help bolster the local economy.
Yesterday | Ruidoso News
Polly E. Chavez - For the Ruidoso News Lone Mountain can be seen from Coyote, once a lively railroad pumping station.
Bob Olinger had heard the gunfire coming from the courthouse where he had left Billy the Kid alone with Deputy J.W. Bell.
Fort Stanton Historic Site Manager Larry Pope,left, longtime volunteer Charlotte Rowe, middle, and Board Vice President and Event Chairperson Matthew Midgett display some of the original New Deal-era artworks to be included in the exhibit at Fort Stanton Museum March 16-June 15. Fort Stanton, Inc. and the Ruidoso Public Library are collaborating to ... (more)
Renovation and expansion of the Lincoln County Courthouse in Carrizozo is well underway.
Courtesy HEAL Board and staff members in Santa Fe during the legislative session: Julie Gilliland, Sen. Bill Burt, Rick Hutchison, Brendan Gochenour, Coleen Widell and Sen. Phil Griego.
The man who guided Lincoln County for 13 years as county manager is running for the District 4 seat on the county commission.
ENMU Ruidoso and Portales Scholarship Fund Benefit: Inn of the Mountain Gods Event Center, Carrizo Canyon Road, 6 to 8 p.m. Join ENMU-Ruidoso and ENMU-Portales for an evening of beautiful art.
Corey Bard, Ruidoso Public Library director, is shown standing by the library's Southwestern collection, holding "Violence in Lincoln County 1869-1881" by William A. Keleher.
Billy the Kid's trip from Mesilla, where he had been convicted of the murder of Sheriff Brady three years previous, to Lincoln, where he was scheduled for execution on May 13, 1881, was not a pleasant one for him.
Bonifacio "Bonnie" Baca witnessed the shooting of Sheriff William Brady and Deputy George Hindman on the main street of Lincoln on April 1, 1878.