|DAV Chapter 19 Can Be Found At The Eddy County Fair|
Disabled American Veterans Chapter 19 has a booth at the Eddy County Fair. Danny Carroll of the DAV is inviting people to stop by and learn more about the organization. While you are there learn more about the Standdown coming to Artesia and Carlsbad in late September. To find out more go to the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|NM In Focus Takes A Look At The Closing Of WIPP|
It has been a few months since a radiation leak shutdown at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad. New Mexico In Focus from KNME-TV offered an in-depth discussion recently on the issue. To watch it, go to the You Tube link at the bottom of the page.
|Artesia QB Club Meeting Coming|
Football season will be here soon and the Artesia Quarterback Club will hold their first meeting of the year on Aug. 5th at 7:30pm at the Field House. All men interested in the AHS Football team are welcome to attend. They will be electing officers and discussing the hamburger fry.
|Legal Help Sought For Kids At Immigration Hearings|
A lawsuit filed against the federal government by the ACLU and other groups is seeking government provided legal counsel for undocumented children at immigration hearings. Matt Adams with the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project says thousands of children each year are forced to face a government lawyer by themselves at immigration hearings. He says children who have an attorney, usually provided... More >>
|Eddy County Fair Underway|
The Eddy County Fair is underway in Artesia. It started Monday with the parade and opening ceremonies. All sorts of events are taking place this week with action amping on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. If you go to the fair, be sure to checkout the exhibits. The Artesia Drug and Crime Coalition is there and you can check out an interview with Sarah Mitchell by going to the podcast section on t... More >>
|Helen Kobelnyk Talks About Roswell Animal Shelter|
In an earlier interview, Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh talked about the issues involving the City and the Roswell Animal Shelter. Now, a woman who describes herself as an Animal Advocate, talks about things from the point of view of those associated with the Animal Shelter. To hear from Helene Kobelnyk, go to the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.(Photo courtesy of Helene Kobelny... More >>
|APD Files Complaint |
The Artesia Police Department reports that a David Mendez from Carlsbad has been charged with false impriosnment. According to a criminal complaint filed Sunday, the suspect has been accused of preventing his victim from leaving a residence by placing his body in front of a door and placing a board across the door. The complaint says the accused was taken to the Artesia jail. ... More >>