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Today's News

  • Go Fish - Aug. 26, 2011

    Editor’s note: This fishing report, provided by the Department of Game and Fish and thefishphone.com, has been generated from the best information available from area officers, anglers, guides and local businesses. Conditions may vary. Extreme fire danger has prompted agencies to impose fire restrictions and closures on public and private lands across New Mexico. Please check for the latest information at nmfireinfo.wordpress.com or by calling the fire restrictions hotline at 877-864-6985.

    Fishing report, Aug. 23

  • Mora County Notebook: Mora 4-H shines at county fair

    The Mora 4-H Club members did very well in their participation in the Mora /San Miguel County Fair recently. Thirty one Mora 4-H members took part in this year’s fair.  

    Several Mora County natives  won grand champions and reserve grand champions with their animals.

    In the lamb division Abigail Aragon had the Grand Champion Lamb and Augustine Romero the Reserved Champion Lamb.

    In the goat division Pete Aragon had the Grand Champion Goat and Jett Smith the Reserved Champion Goat.

    Candace Roybal had the Reserve Champion Steer.

  • Mora Community Calendar and Lunch Menu - Aug. 26, 2011

    Community Calendar

    Wednesday
    6:30 p.m. - Free showing of “Gasland” a documentary about the toxic chemicals that are polluting aquifers and streams because of natural gas drilling. Popcorn and drinks will be provided at Tapetes de Lana in Mora.

    Senior Lunch Menu

    The Mora / Wagon Mound Senior Centers Lunch Menu with coffee and milk served daily.

  • VFW presentation
  • Family history comes to light

    Half the fun of having children and now adult grandchildren is surprising them with some obscure bit of family history that they had no idea ever existed. This just came to light again when a copy of the book, “The Crash of TWA Flight 260” by Charles M. Williams joined my New Mexico collection of our written history.

  • CYFD caseworker charged

    An out-of-control, underage drinking party has landed a caseworker with the state Children, Youth and Families Department in hot water yet again, according court documents.

    Justina Romero, 29, was arrested Saturday afternoon on a charge of child abuse, a third-degree felony, and a charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, a fourth-degree felony. The arrest stemmed from a party at her house at 545 Hermosa Lane, in Camp Luna,  where minors were allegedly drinking and doing drugs.

  • Circus Act
  • Woman, incoherent, is arrested

    A 22-year-old Las Vegas woman, who according to a court document appeared to be high on heroin and other drugs, was found lying on the ground unresponsive near Floyd’s Rental on Friday morning while the 18-month old with her was climbing out of his stroller.

    Olivia M. Romero of the 1000 block of Fourth Street, was arrested on charges of child abuse and distribution of hydrocodone and Xanax, both third-degree felonies, and with one count of possession of heroin, a fourth-degree felony.

  • N.M. teens said to imbibe at early age

    New Mexico ranks first in the nation for children who consume their first alcoholic drink before the age of 13, according to the New Mexico Activities Association.

    The alarming statistic is prompting both local school districts to require their student athletes to take part in a program about the dangers of alcohol in relation to their athletic performance and life.

  • Looking Back - Aug. 24, 2011

    In 1911

    Saturday, Aug. 26 — One of the pens with which the statehood measure was signed by President Taft was today received by Ex-Governor L. Bradford Prince, president of the New Mexico Historical society and placed in the historical museum in the Old Palace, at the side of the pen with which the president signed the enabling act. Both pens were secured by Delegate to Congress William H. Andrews and given to the society. The pen received is a steel pen.