Our showcase businesses for the months of May & June are Cattle Baron Restaurants, Inc, Constructors Inc. and Central Valley Electric.

Cattle Baron Restaurants, Inc.

“Cattle Baron Restaurants, Inc. is a privately held company founded in 1976 in Portales, New Mexico by the founder and CEO of the company, Jeff Wilson. Jeff Wilson Purchased “Bob’

s Steak House” upon completion of his service in the United States Air Force at Cannon Air Force Base in Clovis , New Mexico. He promptly renamed the location to “Cattle Baron Steak & Seafood Restaurant”. Jeff operated this location for eight years before embarking on a successful expansion program. Cattle Baron restaurants can be found in Hobbs, Las Cruces, Portales, Roswell and Ruidoso in New Mexico, in Texas we have locations in  Midland and two in El Paso.

Since Jeff’s passing his sister Melanie and brother Clay carry on the family tradition as CEO and President respectively.

In Roswell we have Cattle Baron Steak & Seafood Restaurant, Farley’s Food Fun & Pub and Pasta Café Italian Bistro. We have a significant economic contribution in all the communities we serve. Prior to the Pandemic we employed over 700 Employees chain wide. We are now opening those locations that have been closed by state health mandates.

The future is bright and we look forward to serving all our loyal patrons in all our locations. “

Constructors Inc.


“Founded in 1958, Constructors Inc is a fully licensed, bonded, and turnkey civil site construction company.  With over 60 years of experience, Constructors has grown to become one of the largest contractors in Southeastern New Mexico with offices in Eddy, Chaves, and Lea County.

Constructors specializes in a diverse set of projects such as major highway construction, commercial building site work, residential subdivisions, parking lots, driveways, site utilities, & site concrete.   We work with both public and private organizations of every size.

Our team is lead with deeply instilled values of respect, a strong work ethic, and honesty.  We recognize and reward excellent performance company-wide, which keeps our team strong and our service quality top-notch.  With a family of over 300 dedicated employees no job is too big or too small.

Feel free to give us call to assist with any of your site construction needs.  We will be happy to help!

575-622-1080 “


Central Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc.


“Central Valley Electric was incorporated June 23, 1937 and energized its first lines in October 1938. CVE received its first loan from the Rural Electrification Administration (REA) for $90,000.

Central Valley Electric is “Member Owned” and its sole function is to provide reliable power at the lowest possible cost coupled with the best in customer service.

Our members are represented by a seven-member board of trustees who are elected to serve three year terms. Just as in the past, the future will hold many challenges for the board, management and employees. It is CVE’s goal to meet those challenges and to keep members’ needs as our number one priority.

CVE’s service area primarily covers the rural areas of Eddy, Chaves and parts of Lea and Otero counties. Service begins 35 miles north of Roswell and extends south of Artesia to Brantley Lake and then southwest to just north of Carlsbad Caverns.To the west the co-op’s service area covers Eddy and Chaves counties and a small portion of southeastern Otero county. 

To the east the service area covers Eddy and Chaves counties and extends into a small segment of west-central Lea county. The very northern and western parts of Artesia and all of the small communities of Hope, Lakewood and Loco Hills are served by the cooperative.”

Visit CVE’s website to learn about the company & their services:



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