Pumpkins helping to raise money for Habitat

Employees from the Artesia Do-It Center have divided into five teams and decorated pumpkins to help raise money for Habitat for Humanity, which recently suffered the loss of some of their tools due to theft. The creative creations are on display now through Nov. 1 at the Do-It Center, 1801 W. Main St. The public is invited to vote for their favorites at a cost of 25 cents per vote. According to Branch Manager Dean Goodman, all proceeds will be matched by the Roswell Do-It Center. Pictured above from left, Cheyenne Duncan, Cristy Gonzales, Jessica West and Jonathan Lopez pose with the jack-o-lanterns they helped create. Teresa Lemon – Daily Press

Employees from the Artesia Do-It Center have divided into five teams and decorated pumpkins to help raise money for Habitat for Humanity, which recently suffered the loss of some of their tools due to theft. The creative creations are on display now through Nov. 1 at the Do-It Center, 1801 W. Main St. The public is invited to vote for their favorites at a cost of 25 cents per vote. According to Branch Manager Dean Goodman, all proceeds will be matched by the Roswell Do-It Center. Pictured above from left, Cheyenne Duncan, Cristy Gonzales, Jessica West and Jonathan Lopez pose with the jack-o-lanterns they helped create.
Teresa Lemon – Daily Press

Pumpkin Glow set for today

10-30-PGARTESIA — The Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Habitat for Humanity will host the annual Pumpkin Glow today. Read the rest of this entry »

San Pedro Center announces Medicaid delay

Some residents covered by Medicaid to be displaced while certification is reestablished
ARTESIA — Preferred Care Partners Management Group, L.P., (PCPMG) has announced that certification for participation in the New Mexico Medicaid program will be delayed for residents of the San Pedro Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, formerly Heartland Care. Read the rest of this entry »

LeBron very un-LeBron in opening loss to Knicks

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James tosses chalk in the air before the start of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Shortly after showering, and maybe rinsing off a forgettable performance, LeBron James smiled and laughed as he dressed for a flight to Chicago.

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Your Top Plays for Today

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James gestures to the crowd in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide

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San Francisco to mark World Series win with parade

A man jumps over a burning couch in the Mission district after the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals to win the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police say up to 2 million Giants fans could turn out Friday to cheer the World Series champions in a downtown San Francisco parade.

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Daniel Sedin’s OT goal lifts Canucks over Montreal

Montreal Canadiens' Max Pacioretty, lower left, scores the tying goal against Vancouver Canucks' goalie Ryan Miller as Yannick Weber, of Switzerland, stretches in vain to stop the puck during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press,  Darryl Dyck)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Daniel and Henrik Sedin weren’t in top form until it mattered most.

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Clippers hold off Thunder 93-90 in opener

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) drives against Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams (12), of New Zealand,  during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Clippers didn’t shoot well, couldn’t build more than a 10-point lead, and still managed to usher in the Steve Ballmer era with a victory for their new owner.

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