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<b>Prince of Peace Halloween event </b>

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<b>College gets grant for jobs training</b>

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.'

Torrance tires deal explained

A couple weeks ago Torrance County Planning and Zoning Coordinator Steve Guetschow asked the County Commission to approve a memorandum of understanding with the Estancia Valley Solid Waste Authority allowing them to act as an intermediary with the company State Rubber in the disposal of scrap tires.