Wine excited for MHS challenge

On paper and in person, Doug Wine is imminently qualified to be Moriarty High School's new principal. He's got advanced degrees in education, he's got the experience leading a school and he has the energy to lead.

Planned pipe topic of meeting

A planned water pipeline through the Estancia Basin was discussed at the first annual business meeting of the Estancia-Moriarty-Willard-Torrance County Water Association on Friday evening at the East Torrance Soil and Water Conservation District in Estancia.

A sweet fundraiser

Pies, cakes, cheesecakes, cupcakes and more pies went up for auction at the Estancia High School FFA Pie Auction last Saturday.

Our annual visitors


Millions of barn swallows agree that New Mexico is a great place to start a family.

Fun on the Fourth

The first Independence Day was celebrated with fireworks, and after years of drought the pyrotechnics were back in the Estancia Valley this year.

Don't be fooled by new windows

The 100-year-old building on Estancia's main street that once housed a bank and a newspaper got new windows last week adorned with stickers telling anyone who walked by the hours of the Texas Midlands Bank.

Cave cleanup

If there is a wall and a will, someone will most likely attach some sort of graffiti to it.