|History Of Chocolate In New Mexico|
Artifacts used to make chocolate tell a delicious history of the Americas and New Mexico. “Chocolate or Theobroma Cacao, which means food of the Gods, is a drink that shares thousands of years of history.” Find out more by going to the You Tube link at the bottom of the page.
|Last Call For Trinity Site Motor Coach Tour|
The world’s first atomic bomb was detonated on July 16, 1945, at Trinity Site, on the north end of what is now White Sands Missile Range. This photograph is the only existing color shot of the Trinity Test and was taken by an amateur, Jack Aeby, with his own camera. The New Mexico Museum of Space History is hosting a motor coach tour to the site on Saturday, April 1. (Photo courtesy of Lo... Read More >>
|Large Trucks Complying With Loving Ordinance |
The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports that area oil and gas companies have created little pushback since Loving passed an ordinance last year barring large trucks from using their community as a shortcut. According to the report the Loving Village Council received numerous complaints of the vehicles taking the short route through the village to get to the oilfields north of Loving. Loving Mayor Pe... Read More >>
|Udall Calls On VA To Provide Veterans The Quality, Timely Health Care They Have Earned|
U.S. Senator Tom Udall urged the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to address the staffing shortages, long wait times, and low morale among staff that are limiting New Mexico veterans` access to the emergency medical and mental health treatment they need. These long-term problems have plagued the New Mexico Veterans Affairs Health Care System (NMVAHCS) for years. In a letter to U.S. Secretary... Read More >>
|PV Residents Will Be Hitting The Links Next Month|
A pair of fundraising golf tournaments is coming to our area next month. The Eastern New Mexico University Roswell Foundation will hold their 14th Annual Golf Tournament on Apr. 15 at the New Mexico Military Institute Golf Course in Roswell. This year’s tournament will include a morning flight only. Proceeds will go to the foundation’s fund and you can sign up at roswell.enmu.edu. T... Read More >>
|ECSO Reports Another Arrest In Mendes Homicide |
Eddy County Sheriff Mark Cage says another arrest has been made in a homicide that was reported earlier this month near Artesia. Deputies and detectives with the ECSO were called to an area south of Artesia in reference to a male individual who was unconscious and not breathing. The investigation later determined that Danny Mendes was pronounced deceased on scene. Two people were arrested days ... Read More >>
|State Rep. Jim Townsend Recaps Legislative Session|
During an interview on Thursday he talked about the spending plan passed by lawmakers and a possible return trip to Santa Fe.