Sun. Jul 12th, 2020
UPDATE: Governor holds press conference July 9- SANTA FE (KSMX)- An additional seven cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Eastern New Mexico along with 290 new cases throughout the state. Curry County has now had 207 cases confirmed and Quay County has had 9 cases confirmed. Roosevelt County remains at 74 cases.… <Read More>
New Mexico law enforcement required to wear body cameras- SANTA FE (KSMX)- On Wednesday, July 8, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation requiring New Mexico police officers to wear body cameras in response to concern about excessive use of force by law enforcement. The camera requirement applies to city police, county sheriff’s agencies as… <Read More>
Clovis Police working to ID suspect who shot at detective during high-speed chase- CLOVIS (KSMX)- Clovis police are asking for the community's help identifying a suspect who shot at police during a high-speed chase late Tuesday. According to the release from CPD, at around 11:36 pm, a detective with the Clovis Police Department was in the area of… <Read More>
New Mexico Department of Health issues alert for heat-stress into weekend- SANTA FE (KSMX)- The New Mexico Department of Health encourages everyone statewide to be mindful of heat-related illness and know the signs to watch for during this period of extreme heat. It is forecast that most of the state with exceptions of high mountain regions (over 7,000… <Read More>
Governor signs small-business recovery bill- SANTA FE (KSMX)- Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation Tuesday that will offer $400 million in low-interest loans to small businesses and nonprofits in New Mexico that have endured economic damage as a result of the new coronavirus pandemic. The Small Business Recovery Act of… <Read More>
Area wind farms provide close to 40% of area’s electricity supply in April- AMARILLO (KSMX)- Wind energy accounted for a record amount of Xcel Energy’s regional electricity supply over the spring months, boosting the supply of clean energy and saving money on monthly bills. “Area wind plants not only have helped us meet the high demand on hot… <Read More>
$67 million in Pandemic EBT Cards to be issued this week- SANTA FE (KSMX)- The Human Services Department announced that about 168,000 New Mexico families whose children receive free or reduced-price lunch at school will receive $67 million in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits or food stamps, this week. Per the press release, the benefits… <Read More>

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Opening Game for ENMU Football Cancelled- PORTALES (KSEL)- Eastern Athletics has announced that Eastern New Mexico and New Mexico Highlands will not compete in a football contest originally scheduled for Sept. 3. The decision was mutually agreed upon as New Mexico Highlands worked to eliminate games from their 2020 schedule. The… <Read More>

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