Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

The calm after the storm

This Christmas was definitely one to remember for some, and not necessarily in a great way. Some didn’t make it home due to the ridiculous weather we’ve been having. Others I know were sick with COVID, or influenza, or RSV, or some other unknown respiratory virus, so they resorted to rest on the big day.

We were fortunate. Everyone was healthy after a rough bout with sickness around Thanksgiving,...