County to install 6 new fire hydrants

The Torrance County Commission formalized a contract with the city of Moriarty to purchase and install six fire hydrants for Heritage Road, which runs east off N.M. 41 to the city's rodeo arena and Moriarty Elementary School. The fire hydrants, at an estimated $3,890 each, will cost approximately $24,000 but as a precaution Moriarty asked the county to contribute up to $30,000.

Ready, aim, chunk

Against a picture-perfect, sky-blue backdrop New Mexicans old and young gathered in a field west of Estancia to eat funnel cakes and green chile cheeseburgers, compete in pie-eating contests, take a spin on carnival swings, and, of course, watch a handful of teams compete in the annual Punkin Chunkin.'

Field dedicated to custodian

On a windswept, overcast afternoon last Thursday, community members, town councilors and family visited the Edgewood Soccer Field to witness its dedication as the Steve Williams Athletic Field. Williams, the town's maintenance custodian died unexpectedly in February from complications of a respiratory infection and Type I diabetes. He was 58.

Weekend line-up! Oct. 10-12

87 N Frontage Rd, Edgewood

Here’s hoping Friday morning’s gloomy weather passes over as we’ve got a full plate of events on our hands this weekend. Choose between to Homecoming games, meet the candidates, or…[Read more]

Weekend line-up: Oct. 3-5

34 McCall Ln, Moriarty

The mornings are growing crisp and cool, the smell of roasting chile wafts through the air, tourists are pouring in, and we all know what the weekend will bring. Whether…[Read more]