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Commissioner Rud says farewell after 16 years

The Eddy County Commission’s regular meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 1, was the last for long-time commissioner Neal Rud.

Rud was first elected to the commission in 2006, and he told his fellow commissioners on Tuesday how much he’s enjoyed serving Eddy County, but that it’s time he moves on after 16 years.

“I’m the old man on the commission, though I don’t look it,” he said in jest, sparking laughter fr...