Latest Lincoln County, New Mexico Stories

2010-12-28 13:20:00

The majority of people say that they are in favor of New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson pardoning Billy the Kid. Richardson's office has received 809 emails and letters in the survey that ended on Sunday, with 430 arguing for the pardon and 370 opposing it. The office created a website in mid-December after Albuquerque attorney Randi McGinn petitioned for a pardon, contending New Mexico Territorial Governor Lew Wallace promised one in return for the Kid's testimony in a murder case against...

2008-07-28 03:00:29

By Michael D. Hernandez, El Paso Times, Texas Jul. 28--RUIDOSO -- The rainstorms from Hurricane Dolly that drenched El Paso on Saturday took a heavier toll Sunday on Ruidoso, where two people are missing and are presumed drowned in widespread flooding that destroyed several homes and businesses in the mountain resort community. "I have lived here 40 years and this is the worst I have ever seen," Ruidoso Mayor L. Ray Nunley said about the sustained downpour that dropped 3-6 inches of rain...

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.