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Road Work Public Notice

The Roosevelt County Road Department will begin working on South Roosevelt Road Y, from NM 267 to South Roosevelt Road 6, on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. These projects are expected to be completed on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, weather permitting. These roadways projects are being enhanced from dirt to chipseal...
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Missing Hockley Co. man found safe in New Mexico

ROOSEVELT COUNTY, New Mexico (KCBD) - Hockley County man Blue Wade Dorman has been found safe in New Mexico. Local law enforcement confirmed the finding and his family has been contacted, according to a release. Dorman was reported missing to the Hockley County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday afternoon. Dorman’s family...
HOCKLEY COUNTY, TX
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Road Work Public Notice

Portales, NM – The County will begin preparatory work on the following chip sealed roadways as they prepare to resurface beginning Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. The County has received the agreement for the grant funding announced last month. Once an agreement is fully executed, then the contractor will begin the product application for this project. The following initial list of roadways to be enhanced is below:
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Roosevelt County gives info on Tuesday inmate death

ROOSEVELT COUNTY, N.M. (KAMR/KCIT) — Officials with Roosevelt County provided information on a reported unattended death at the Roosevelt County Detention Center earlier this week. According to a news release from Roosevelt County, Arnold Candelaria was found unresponsive in the Roosevelt County Detention Center just after 4 p.m. on Tuesday. Officials said life-saving measures conducted […]
ROOSEVELT COUNTY, NM
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County Clerk’s Office Invites Public to View Tabulator Certification Process

Portales, NM – The Roosevelt County Clerk’s Office invites any interested member of the public to come and view the tabulator certification process as they prepare for the upcoming General Election in November. This will begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022 and continue through Friday, Oct. 7, 2022, or until all 17 tabulators have been tested and certified. Certification will take place in the Roosevelt County Courthouse basement during normal business hours.
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DETAINEE FOUND UNRESPONSIVE IN ROOSEVELT COUNTY DETENTION CENTER

On Sept. 13, 2022 just after 4pm Arnold Candelaria was found unresponsive in the Roosevelt County Detention Center. Emergency services were dispatched and responded to the scene. Life-saving measures administered by Detention personnel and the onsite medical provider were unsuccessful. The Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the scene and is conducting an investigation of the incident.
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CASA of the South Plains 30 in 3 Campaign

LUBBOCK, Texas— CASA of the South Plains is looking for volunteers to help serve Lubbock, Hale, Hockley, Yoakum, Terry and Cochran counties. If you are interested, you can register on the website.
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Public Notice – September 6, 2022

The Roosevelt County Commission has scheduled a special meeting for Friday, Sept. 9, 2022 at 1:30 p.m. at the Roosevelt County Courthouse in the Commission Room. It will also be streamed live on the County’s YouTube channel. The Roosevelt County Commission meetings scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 4 and 18,...
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CASA of the South Plains Continues Their 30 in 3 Volunteers Campaign Throughout September!

As the end of 2022 is approaching quickly, CASA is actively looking for 30 new Volunteers to walk alongside children in foster care. In the six counties CASA serves, there are approximately 1250 children who desperately need the gift of a CASA Volunteer right now. Throughout September, CASA is hosting four CASA 101 Informational Sessions for anyone wanting to know more about the pivotal role CASA Volunteers play in the life of a child in foster care. CASA’s final Volunteer Advocate Training Session will run from October 25 to November 3, so community members are encouraged to register for one of these upcoming CASA 101s as soon as possible.
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Roosevelt County approved for more than $2.7 million in road improvement grants

PORTALES, N.M. (KAMR/KCIT) — Officials with Roosevelt County recently announced that the county has been awarded more than $2.7 million through the New Mexico Department of Transportation’s Project Fund grant. According to a news release from Roosevelt County, the county was awarded $2,734,788 through the grant. Officials said the funding will be used to enhance […]
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NMSP: Fatal Crash In Roosevelt County

ROOSEVELT COUNTY — At around 4:30 p.m. Aug. 10, the New Mexico State Police (NMSP) responded to a motor vehicle crash on N.M. 88, near Portales. The initial investigation indicated that a 2004 White Lincoln, driven by Minnie M. Corbin, 89, of Portales, was traveling eastbound on N.M. 88.

Los Huracanes Del Norte joins the Hollywood Walk of Fame

PORTALES, N.M. (KRQE) – Norteño group Los Huracanes del Norte were honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Wednesday. The group has released more than 900 songs and produced 68 albums over its 50-year career and has been nominated for three Grammys. The band was started by four brothers, Heraclio, Jesus, Franscio, and Jose […]
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ENMU ENROLLMENT SEES SIGNIFICANT GROWTH SINCE 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR

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