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Eddy County Republicans ahead of Democrats in early absentee voting for June 7 primary

Eddy County Republicans outpaced Democrats in early absentee voting for New Mexico’s June 7 primary, according to the New Mexico Secretary of State’s office. As of Wednesday, 155 Republicans voted by mail or in person at the Eddy County Clerk’s Office at 325 South Main in Carlsbad or at the Eddy County Sub-Office at 602 South First Street in Artesia, per data from the Secretary of State’s office.
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Alabama man charged with murder in Eddy County

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – An Alabama man has been arrested for murder in Eddy County. Just before midnight Sunday, Eddy County Sheriff’s deputies responded to an oil field site on Longhorn Road where they found Avery Weathers from Louisiana shot to death. Tevin Morrissette was identified as the shooter. Investigators say the two had been drinking and […]
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Murder charges filed against Alabama man as shots fired after alleged fist fight

An fist fight at an oilfield location near Carlsbad Sunday night turned into a deadly shooting resulting in one participant being charged with second degree murder, according to the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office. Tevin Devonta O’Brien Morrissette, 29, of Monroeville, Alabama was arrested by Eddy County Sheriff’s detectives in the death of Avery Kadeem Weathers,...
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One arrested in Eddy County oil field death

EDDY COUNTY, N.M. — One man has been charged with murder following a death in an Eddy County oil field. According to the Eddy County Sheriff's Office, deputies were called to an oil field on Sunday to investigate a person who was found unconscious and not breathing. The Office of the Medical Investigator later pronounced that man dead. Officials identified the victim as Avery Weathers of Louisiana.
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Fire options mulled by Eddy County including enforcement of statewide fire restrictions

Eddy County Fire and Rescue Chief Chief Joshua Mack said residents intending to burn croplands, fields, rangeland, or slash piles need to check with his department first. As the County grapples with lack of moisture and high fire danger, it continued to suggest restraint with burns on private land and enforced restrictions enacted by the New Mexico State Forestry Division in April for public lands. Smoking outdoors, campfires, fireworks and open burning were prohibited across New Mexico unless certain conditions were met, according to the Forestry Division order issued April 22.
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Carlsbad prepares for Memorial Day with parade, ceremony

Last February, our community and the entire state mourned the passing of New Mexico State Police Officer Darian Jarrott, who was killed in the line of duty. Officer Jarrott was very well known and respected in the Carlsbad community. He joined New Mexico State Police in 2015. Next Monday, at 3 p.m., we will be paying tribute to Officer Jarrott and other officers from Eddy County who have died in the line of duty. This includes members...
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Update 5-18-22

Last February, our community and the entire state mourned the passing of New Mexico State Police Officer Darian Jarrott, who was killed in the line of duty. Officer Jarrott was very well known and respected in the Carlsbad community. He joined New Mexico State Police in 2015. Next Monday, at...
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