Curry County Gets New Manager

Curry County has hired a new manager. Lance Pyle received a one-year contract December 4th.

County officials report he'll be paid about $87,500. Pyle is currently mayor of Melrose and says he'll decide by next month whether to stay at that post.

Pyle served as assistant county manager before being appointed to interim county manager October 10th.

He follows Dick Smith, who resigned in November after almost three years on the job.