SMT writing contest postCommunity Writing Contest: Still time to submit your written work!  The deadline is March 14, 2015.  Categories include adult, 9th-12th grade, 6th-8th grade, and 5th grade and younger.  Winners in these four categories will be published in an anthology.  Fill out an application at the Moriarty Community Library or call the library to get an application via email at 505-832-2513.

PUBLIC EVENT Sunday, March 15: We Were Prisoners, a talk by Louise Korn Waldron about her father’s extraordinary World War II duties, will take place at 2 SMT blog post WWII lecturep.m. in Tijeras at the East Mountain Library.

Click here for the event flyer!


The 4th Annual Edgewood Easter Egg Hunt will take place on April 4, 2015 from 11am to 2 PM @ Edgewood Elementary School. Donations of plastic eggs are now being accepted by the Edgewood Police Department. Volunteers will be needed to help fill the Easter Eggs–4000 thousand in all– that will be distributed to the children. We will post more information soon about when and where you can go to help fill the Eggs.

Get involved in this year’s Pumpkin Chunkin:  SMT blog post pumpkin smash

Public workshop for the Town of Edgewood Image Branding and Development. Facilitators from the New Mexico Economic Development Department and the New Mexico Main Street program would like to hear YOUR suggestions on what the public would like to see for the image for the Town of Edgewood. What makes Edgewood IDENTIFIABLE and UNIQUE in your mind that will help us differentiate it from other communities. Meeting is Monday , February 23 @ 6:30 PM at the Edgewood Community Center. Contact Roger Holden @ 505-286-4518 or

Lecture by local historian Javier Sanchez on March 13:SMT blog post lecture

Tuesday’s school board election results:

In the Estancia, incumbent Kendra Otis defeated challenger Robert Chavez.  In Mountainair, incumbent Frances Gonzales held on to her position with 220 votes compared to write-in challenger Peter Nieto’s 100 votes.  In the Moriarty-Edgewood School District, incumbent Elizabeth Howells defeated Phil Anaya.  Additionally, voters in the Moriarty-Edgewood School District extended a 2 mill levy for six years.  More information at

New Mexico Music Awards: 

Still taking entries!  For more information, go to