E. coli illness contracted by local youth

Staff and wire reports Three children in Curry County are recovering from a bacterial gastrointestinal illness caused by E. coli bacteria, according to a state Department of Health press release. The cases are linked to a multistate outbreak traced to ground beef, according to the release. The children became ill last month. The department did […]

Department of Health Investigates E. coli Cases Linked to National Outbreak

(Santa Fe) – The New Mexico Department of Health is investigating three cases of bacterial gastro-intestinal illness caused by E.coli bacteria in young children from Curry County. The cases are linked to a multi-state outbreak of E. coli related to ground beef. The children became sick between July 2 and July 21. They are recovering.

Proposed dairy site questioned

By Leslie Radford: CNJ staff writer Members of a Parmer County church have raised concern over an application for a dairy permit in the Lariat area. The proposed dairy will be built on the south side of U.S. 70-84 on Parmer County Road DD. Concerns raised during a June 20 public hearing in Farwell included […]