Created on Thursday, 29 January 2015 12:31
DALLAS—The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has named Michael Martin of White Signal, N.M., a member of its Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council.
The council is composed of 12 representatives from financial institutions of various sizes in Texas, northern Louisiana and southern New Mexico.
The council provides senior Dallas Fed officials grassroots information on a variety of topics, including economic and banking conditions, regulatory policies and payments issues.
Martin is president and CEO of Western Bank in Lordsburg, N.M. He was elected to the board of directors of Western Bank in 1999 and was formerly employed with Cargill Inc. as general manager of its wire division.-- Continue reading
Created on Thursday, 29 January 2015 12:19
Winter Storm Warning In Effect From Midnight Tonight To
Midnight Mst Saturday Night...
The National Weather Service In El Paso Tx/santa Teresa Has
Issued A Winter Storm Warning For Heavy Snow...which Is In Effect
From Midnight Tonight To Midnight Mst Saturday Night.
* Snow Accumulation: 4 To 8 Inches Above 7000 Feet With 3 To 6
Inches Lower Elevations.
* Timing: Snow Is Expected To Begin Thursday Evening And End As
Late As Overnight Saturday.-- Continue reading
Created on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 20:49
Rep. Dianne Hamilton serves as Guest Speaker of the House at Grant County Day in Santa Fe. (Photo Courtesy of Drew Hamilton, Dianne's son)
By Mary Alice Murphy
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, was Grant County Day in Santa Fe at the New Mexico Legislature.
Members of the Prospectors, who advocate for Grant County each year and throughout the year with legislators, were in evidence at the Roundhouse on Wednesday. With meetings set up to talk to various cabinet secretaries, the governor, and other state officials, the Prospectors worked on their primary areas of concern, listed in the brochure they handed out to legislators.-- Continue reading
Created on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 17:01
By Roger Lanse
Steven Morales, 36, of Silver City, evaded law enforcement again Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 27. Morales is a suspect in the murder of 22-year-old Esteban Ortega, whose body was found Jan. 14, inside a vehicle near Pinos Altos.
According to a Doña Ana County Sheriff's Department press release, Morales was reportedly driving a Honda CRV on I-25 when he stopped at a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint. When agents asked him to pull over for a secondary inspection, Morales told a passenger, the release said, that because he was a felon in possession of a firearm, he wasn't going to pull over for additional inspection. Instead, Morales accelerated and sped north on I-25, prompting a pursuit, which reached speeds up to 100 mph.-- Continue reading
Created on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 13:05
Urgent - Winter Weather Message
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/santa Teresa Nm
1242 Pm Mst Wed Jan 28 2015
...winter Storm To Bring Heavy Mountain Snow To South Central New
Mexico Later This Week And This Weekend...
.a Powerful And Slow Moving Winter Storm System Will Deliver
Significant Snowfall To Higher Elevations In The Gila Region And
Sacramento Mountains Starting Thursday Evening. 4 To 8 Inches Or
More Of Snowfall Is Expected Across Higher Elevations In The Gila
Region...while The Higher Elevations In The Sacramento Mountains
And Adjacent East Slopes Could See 8 To 12 Inches Or More Through
Early Saturday Evening. Up To 3 To 6 Inches Of Snowfall Is
Expected In Lower Elevations For The Gila Region...and Foothills
Along The Western And Southern Slopes Of The Sacramento Mountains.-- Continue reading
Created on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 20:26
Editor's Note: This article will conclude the business portion of the Jan. 27, Gila/San Francisco Water Commission special meeting.
By Mary Alice Murphy
At the end of public comment, at which several people spoke against what the commission is attempting to accomplish, Gila/San Francisco Water Commission Chairman Anthony Gutierrez said a lot of questions were asked.-- Continue reading
Created on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 17:22
Editor's Note: This article comprises only the public comments portion of the Gila/San Francisco Water Commission meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.
By Mary Alice Murphy
At a special meeting called by the Gila/San Francisco Water Commission on Tuesday, Jan.27, after roll call, including those on the conference call, a quorum was met, with 13 of the 18 members being present.
The first agenda item called for public comment. The first to speak was M.H. "Dutch" Salmon, Grant County resident and member of the Gila Conservation Coalition.-- Continue reading
Created on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 16:45
By Roger Lanse
The Bayard City Council, at its Jan. 26, meeting, approved the 2014 audit report by Fierro and Fierro, PA, of Las Cruces. Only one finding, an error in an entry for city travel, was discovered.
In other action, a request by Copper Little League President Hector Carrillo for the use of the Little League field for 2015 was approved.
Also, a new solid waste collection contract with Southwest Disposal, out of Las Cruces, was approved.-- Continue reading
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