|Lynn Gallagher Confirmed As Cabinet Secretary |
The New Mexico State Senate voted unanimously to confirm Lynn Gallagher as Cabinet Secretary of the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH). Gallagher was appointed as Secretary Designate by Governor Susana Martinez following the passing of Secretary Retta Ward in March 2016. Prior to her appointment, Gallagher served as Deputy Secretary of NMDOH since 2013 and as General Counsel for the Aging ... Read More >>
|Management Change At Vets Home To Mean Vet Needs To Be Met Quicker By Vet Services |
The needs of veterans and veteran families at the Veterans Home in T or C would receive renewed attention under a bill sponsored by Senate Minority Whip Bill Payne (R-Albuquerque.) SB 204 passed the New Mexico State Senate passed unanimously. The bill would transfer of the management and oversight of the New Mexico State Veterans’ Home. Located in Truth or Consequences, from the New Mexic... Read More >>
|Ag Regent At NMSU Passes Senate |
The New Mexico State Senate voted 30 -10 to require that one of the five New Mexico State University (NMSU) regents have a degree or at least experience in agriculture. The bill requires that one of the five regents have a bachelor, master or doctorate of science degree in the field of agriculture, agriculture systems management, animal science or a comparable discipline or at least four years ... Read More >>
|Discover Texas Tech:NSRL|
From bugs to birds and almost every animal imaginable, this edition of Discover Texas Tech takes you inside the Natural Science Research Laboratory to show how it`s an asset to researchers and educators here at Texas Tech and across the country. Find out more by going to the You Tube link at the bottom of the page.
|Eddy County Commission Tackles Multiple Topics|
Wednesday morning on Good Morning Artesia on KSVP Jon Henry(pictured) and Larry Wood talked about the county serving as the Fiscal Agent for the DWI Program. They also talked about ordinances, a control burn south of Malaga, the state sweeping VFD money and new hours for county employees.
|Woods Houghton Podcast Returns|
This week the Eddy County Extension Agent talks about trees, no need to burn your lawn and fertilizer basics.
|Carlsbad School Board Meets |
The Carlsbad School Board has given the okay for some staff and students from Joe Stanley Smith Elementary School to travel to Santa Fe to be recognized as the 2016 Title One National Distinguished School of the Year. Asst. Supt. Kelli Barta says some staffers are in California this week accepting the award.