Water officials say meetings crucial

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer The Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority has long held public education and federal authorization as its two biggest keys for the Ute Water Project. If the next few months go to plan, they’ll take care of both. The plan is to have two hearings related to the pipeline […]

Drager, Virginia

Virginia Drager Services: Have been held. Mrs. Virginia Hines Drager, 81, of Farwell, died March 25, 2005, at Muleshoe Area Medical Center. She was born on Dec. 1, 1923, in Crosbyton, Texas, to Bob and Nannie Hines. She moved to Farwell with her family in 1929. She married John P.A. Drager on April 12, 1943. […]

Rural water authority considering lobbyist

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers The governing body of the Ute Water Project hopes this spring to have an analysis that would show what would happen if the project is not completed. Clovis Mayor and Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority Chairman David Lansford told the project’s engineering consultants that meetings to distribute federal funds […]