MIX LOCAL NEWS

It's our goal to keep you informed on news and events that are happening on the High Plains.  If you have a news tip, please contact us.  Here are the latest local headlines.  Click a headline for the full story.

RGH Screening for Ebola Virus at Checkpoint- 10/24 8AM


The Associated Press is reporting that Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales is taking steps beyond any other hospital in the state when it comes to concerns over Ebola...

Delegation Calls for Action on Disaster Declaration


Yesterday afternoon, the New Mexico congressional delegation sent a letter to the president, requesting prompt action on the State of New Mexico’s recent request for a major disaster...

ENMU Regents Meeting Next Week- 10/24 8AM


The Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents will be meeting one week from today at the Portales campus. According to the meeting agenda, regents will hear reports...

Chaves County Man Guilty in Aggravated Battery, Assault- 10/23 4PM


Ninth Judicial District Attorney Andrea Reeb announced that a Chaves County man was found guilty of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and aggravated assault...

CAFB Urges Caution Around Construction Project- 10/23 4PM


Cannon Air Force Base is advising its personnel to slow down and exercise caution, following the beginning of the bridgework taking place in front of the main gate entrance to the base...

ENMU Atlatl Competition This Saturday- 10/23 4PM


Eastern New Mexico University is hosting an annual event this weekend that has gained increased attention over the years. The 14th Annual Atlatl Competition will be held...

Clovis PD Accepting Applications for Poliec Explorers- 10/23 4PM


The Clovis Police Department is recruiting young people for the Clovis Police Explorers program for the 2015 calendar year. It is a 12 month program designed for youth that are at least...

Legislative Hearing Focuses on Ebola Preparedness- 10/23 8AM


Fears over an Ebola outbreak have not subsided around the nation, but New Mexico is putting a comprehensive plan into place just in case the deadly virus is detected here...

Elk Archery Hunting Licenses Go On Sale Next Week- 10/23 8AM


Next week, two hundred seventy-five trophy bull elk archery hunting licenses will go on sale. The Wednesday sale will be based on a first-come, first-served basis and will be conducted...

DA's Office Argues for a Change of Venue- 10/22 4PM


A case that has already garnered a lot of attention in the local area may be moved, according to the Clovis News Journal. The District Attorney’s office is seeking a change of venue for a case...

Governor Secures Funding for Water Initiative in Santa Rosa- 10/22 4PM


Governor Susana Martinez was in Santa Rosa earlier today, and announced that more than a million dollars in funding would be provided under the 2014 River Stewards Initiative...

Poll Workers to Receive Training Next Week- 10/22 4PM


We are now less than two weeks away from Election Day, and as part of that process, County Clerks’ offices in the local area are getting poll workers prepared for the big day...

NM Counties Eligible for SBA Loans - 09/16 8AM


Small non-farm businesses in 17 New Mexico counties are eligible to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury. These loans are to offset economic ....

Co-Op Performing Maintenance Work


The Roosevelt County Water Coop will be shutting off the water to its customers today from approx 10AM to 11AM for some maintenance work. ....

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against County - 10/02 8AM


 
A Federal lawsuit filed by former Curry County Detention Administrator Gerry Billy has been dismissed. Billy’s contract was terminated on January 8, 2013 by the Curry County ....