Eddy County Newswire

Eddy County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Eddy County, NM.

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  1. City to ban construction near potential sinkholeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    ... budget proposal included $250,000 in general fund money for the well, while requiring City of Carlsbad and Eddy County to pitch in $125,000 each. The Carlsbad City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Municipal Annex, located at 114 S. ...

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  2. Third man arrested in beating death of Roswell manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | KOB-TV

    The Artesia Daily Press reports that the Eddy County Sheriff's Office arrested 21-year-old Ryan Morgan of Artesia on Wednesday in connection to the beating death of Danny Mendes on March 5. Mendes was found on a roadway and died of blunt force trauma to the head. Police described his killing as a bludgeoning.

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  3. Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    ... of seized assets from cases and investigations. Pecos Valley Drug Task Force Cmdr. James McCormick estimated Eddy County would have received about $300,000 from the treasury for cases handled by area law enforcement if the bill had passed. "I'm ...

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  4. Oil and gas in NM could see thousands of new jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... According to data from John Dunham & Associates, there were 1,822 people employed by the upstream sector in Eddy County in 2016. The news release cited the potential increase in production would likely be attributed to "pro-development" policies by ...

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  5. 12 bills at the Legislature: What happenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    ... bill (House Bill 2) that states the general fund will provide $250,000 contingent on the City of Carlsbad and Eddy County each contributing $125,000. HB 2 passed the legislature, but was rejected by Martinez, who promised to call legislators back to ...

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  6. Groups aim to preserve "diverse" BLM land inaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    Groups aim to preserve "diverse" BLM land An abundance of wildlife lives and thrives in Eddy County. Check out this story on CurrentArgus.com: http://c-cargus.co/2mMJL8Z Eddy County commissioners view a presentation on the undeveloped public lands of Eddy County that conservation groups are hoping to preserve.

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  7. Permian Upside For Devon EnergyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | Seeking Alpha

    S&P Global Platts see the average well in the Delaware Basin, which is within the Permian Basin, yielding a 23% rate of return in a $50 WTI world, which justifies developing those locations in the current environment. Core of the core acreage sports even higher returns, aided by production cost reductions, well productivity improvements, and cheaper completed well costs.

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  8. New fire chief fulfills 'lifelong' dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    New fire chief fulfills 'lifelong' dream Fighting fires is in Josh Mack's blood. Check out this story on CurrentArgus.com: http://c-cargus.co/2mJoEV0 Josh Mack will be sworn in as director of the county volunteer fire service Tuesday at the Eddy County Board of County Commissioners meeting in the County Administration Building.

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  9. Brush fire burns farmland north of CarlsbadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 13 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    ... Texas Panhandle killed three people before it was contained. The rancher estimated about 20 vehicles from the Eddy County Fire Service and other area law enforcement responded to the scene. He said fire crews had the blaze contained in about an ...

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  10. Suspect in Eddy County murder arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 10 | KRQE Albuquerque

    An arrest has been made for a murder in Eddy County . Deputies say 49-year-old Danny Mendes of Roswell was found dead in the middle of the road on Haystack and Four Dinkus, just south of Artesia Sunday night.

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  11. Man arrested in Artesia murder investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    ... following a four-hour standoff at a home in the 400 block of Cleveland Avenue, read a news release from the Eddy County Sheriff's Office. Jimenez was booked into the Eddy County Detention Center on the single murder charge and held on a $100,000 ...

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  12. Man killed in motorcycle accident in CarlsbadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    ... be bad. I wouldn't say it's a high crash area, but when we do have crashes there, they're usually pretty bad." Eddy County has the third lowest number of fatal crashes in New Mexico so far in 2017, tied at two deaths with Grant, Sierra, Hidalgo and ...

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  13. Two Artesia schools locked down during standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    ... to the scene in the 400 block of Cleveland Avenue at about 11:15 a.m. to assist with the standoff led by the Eddy County Sheriff's Office, with assistance from New Mexico State Police and the Pecos Valley Drug Task Force. Artesia Police Cmdr. ...

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  14. Southern New Mexico county adopts plans for 4-day work weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Commissioners in one southeastern New Mexico county have decided to shift to a four-day work week to cut utility costs and improve employee morale. The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports that Eddy County commissioners approved the switch on a 4-1 vote during a meeting Tuesday.

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  15. More details released after Roswell man found dead near ArtesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | KRQE Albuquerque

    KRQE News 13 is learning more about the weekend murder of a Roswell man. Eddy County deputies say 49-year-old Danny Mendes was last seen leaving Dexter with an unidentified male and female.

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  16. Smoke over Carlsbad from 100K acre Texas fireRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    ... located near the Texas Panhandle has not spread to New Mexico as of Tuesday morning. Jennifer Armendariz of the Eddy County Emergency Management said a cold front traveling north is carrying smoke from the fire into Eddy County. Armendariz said the ...

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  17. Solitary confinement suits cost NM countiesaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    ... In this Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 photo, George Abila, who won a nearly $2 million lawsuit against New Mexico's Eddy County over his treatment while held in solitary confinement, sits in his attorney's office in Albuquerque. Former jail inmates have ...

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  18. Solitary confinement suits cost New Mexico counties millionsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 6 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    ... in isolation. A lawsuit filed by George Abila of Roswell resulted in the most recent judgment against a county. Eddy County agreed to pay him $1.9 million in January. This report is made in collaboration with the CJ Project, an initiative to broaden ...

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  19. Man flees from police, crashes with ambulanceRead the original story

    Monday Mar 6 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    ... on Main Street when he crashed into the rear portion of the ambulance. Earlier in the day, a deputy with the Eddy County Sheriff's Office spotted Moore south of Artesia traveling more than 100 miles per hour on U.S. 285. After the crash in Artesia, ...

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  20. Homicide investigation underway for man found on Artesia roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 5 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Eddy County Deputies said they found 49-year-old Danny Mendes of Roswell lying in the middle of Haystack Rd. near Four Dinkus Rd. South of Artesia.

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