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Lincoln County Commission Meetings - Archive: To be updated in 2011

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New Mexico Fire Information: Click Here

Verizon Wireless & Baja Broadband services are currently down. 
We are awaiting details on when service might be restored.
Verizon Cellular, Baja Cable and telephone service is out in Ruidoso.
(Posted at 14:04 Wednesday, 12-10-2014  Harvey T.)
                                                                             

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Is Shaver Out as RHS Band Director for 2011-12?
  By Harv Twite - KEDU
 
 (Ruidoso, NM)
  MUSIC STUDENTS IN RUIDOSO ARE JUST NOW FINDING OUT
THAT THE 2011-2012 SCHOOL YEAR WILL NOT HAVE A FIELD MARCHING BAND,
FOR MAYBE, THE FIRST TIME IN THE SCHOOL'S HISTORY. THIS REVELATION WAS
ANNOUNCED IN CLASS ON WEDNESDAY OF THIS WEEK, NOT BY THE CURRENT BAND
DIRECTOR, GARY SHAVER, BUT BY DANNY FLORES, RHS CHOIR DIRECTOR. FLORES HAS BEEN A PREVIOUS BAND DIRECTOR FOR THE HIGH SCHOOL AND MIDDLE SCHOOL.
THE CURRENT BAND DIRECTOR GARY SHAVER IS APPARENTLY OUT.

AFTER BEING CONTACTED LATE YESTERDAY EVENING BY KEDU, SHAVER STATED THAT HE HAD BEEN TOLD HE WOULD NOT BE THE HIGH SCHOOL BAND DIRECTOR NEXT YEAR.

Click here for his statement    More

HE ALSO STATED THAT HE DOES NOT KNOW IF HE WILL BE MOVED TO ANOTHER POSITION OR NOT. SHAVER ALSO STATED THAT HAS NOT RECEIVED ANY OF THESE DETAILS IN WRITING. SHAVER ADDED THAT NO ONE HAS TOLD HIM NOT TO SPEAK ON THE ISSUES SURROUNDING THE BAND DIRECTOR'S JOB. HE SAID IT APPEARS THAT HE IS OUT OF A JOB AFTER THE SCHOOL YEAR.

ATTEMPTS TO REACH RUIDOSO SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT, DR. BEA HARRIS WILL
CONTINUE TODAY.  A MESSAGE WAS ALSO LEFT AT THE HOME OF DANNY FLORES LATE WEDNESDAY EVENING.

THE PUBLIC REVELATION OF GARY SHAVER BEING REPLACED AS RUIDOSO BAND DIRECTOR CAME FROM AN ACTUAL ANNOUNCEMENT TO MUSIC STUDENTS, IN CLASS, ON WEDNESDAY. CONCERNED PARENTS BEGAN CALLING, TRYING TO VERIFY THE INFORMATION DISCUSSED IN SCHOOL. MANY PARENTS HAVE CALLED KEDU TO VERIFY ANY NEWS OR PRESS RELEASES. SO FAR, THERE HAS BEEN NO HAVE COMMENTS FROM THE ADMINISTRATION ON THIS ISSUE. WE WILL PROVIDE ADDITIONAL DETAILS AS THEY ARE MADE AVAILABLE.

Updated:
Ruidoso Superintendent denies decision about band director's job - More
Dr. Bea Harris says no decision has been made. School waiting on enrollment.
(Ruidoso, NM)  In an interview with KEDU Radio late this afternoon, Ruidoso School Superintendent, Dr. Bea Harris,  stated this afternoon "that program (Gary Shaver's HS Band Class) had not been cut to the best of my knowledge. We will have band next year and who teaches it will depend on the numbers." Dr. Harris stated that she is waiting to form any decisions until she sees the 8th enrollment numbers. Dr. Harris was unaware that an announcement was made about a change in the RHS Band department, and stated that "someone has jumped the gun" on that. The superintendent did confirm that she will be contacting the Ruidoso High School Principal, Pauline Staski about the issue.  Hear Dr. Harris

Harv Twite - KEDU News

 

Doth, Minter, upset winners
(Lincoln County, NM) Two county commission races close but unofficial with "very unofficial numbers," because of some possible confusion in machine totals, it appeared about two hours after voting ended Tuesday that two Republican incumbent Lincoln County commissioners were unseated by their challengers.    Full Story

(Sante Fe, NM) New Mexico HB-119 pertaining to a special "GRT - Gross Receipts Tax" increase in the state has passed this afternoon, on a vote of 34-32. Every Republican and several Democrats voted against the bill. To see the bill: Click Here Overview

New Tack On Saving Racino
 by Deborah Baker - Albuquerque Journal
 

Update:

1-29-10
Ruidoso Chamber needs questions for candidates
 
(Ruidoso,NM) 
The Ruidoso Valley Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Candidates’ Forum for the Village of Ruidoso on Tuesday, February 16, 2010, 6:00-8:00-pm at the Ruidoso Convention Center. This meeting will enable the public to meet the 4 mayoral, 8 council and single judge candidates. The candidates will have the opportunity to introduce themselves and answer questions from the public.  Full Story   RVCC

 

Archived Stories:

Ruidoso Council Meeting Set for Tuesday, Jan 31st
See the Agenda - - Click Here

Audit Rocks Village
Ruidoso News - Read More


State Auditor returns 30 findings for possible prosecution
Ruidoso News - Friday January 20, 2006
Editor's note: The Ruidoso News has obtained a copy of the long-awaited state special audit,
along with permission from those in a position to decide, to publish its findings.
(More)

Albuquerque Journal News Blog - Ruidoso Audit Unveiled  (More)


Air Express Gets A Second Chance in Alamogordo - More

Lincoln County Issues Fire & Burning Restrictions
Lincoln County is under a “Fire Danger Emergency” through Feb 12th - More

Ruidoso At A Glance...: Click Here


 

 

 

 


 

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