Commission approves code enforcement task force

By BRANDON MESSICK

Daily Press Staff Writer

The Eddy County Commission approved today the formation of a task force that will take on the burden of suggesting code enforcement actions to the commission. Read the rest of this entry »

APS parents asked to take H.E.A.R.T.

By LIANA SWARENGIN

Daily Press Staff Writer

Artesia Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Crit Caton announced Monday at the meeting of the APS Board of Education a new parent campaign being initiated by the Artesia Police Department called “H.E.A.R.T.” Read the rest of this entry »

High winds cause damage

Don and Olivia Thurman woke up Monday morning to find several trees outside their residence of 30 years at 1014 Washington Ave. had been uprooted by the heavy winds that hit the Artesia area late Sunday evening. Several reports of damage to homes and property were reported, with gusts reaching up to around 60 mph.  Grace Miller – Daily Press

Don and Olivia Thurman woke up Monday morning to find several trees outside their residence of 30 years at 1014 Washington Ave. had been uprooted by the heavy winds that hit the Artesia area late Sunday evening. Several reports of damage to homes and property were reported, with gusts reaching up to around 60 mph. Grace Miller – Daily Press

One dead, four injured in wreck near Loving

ARTESIA — Officers from the New Mexico Motor Transportation Division and the New Mexico State Police responded Monday morning to a fatal two-vehicle wreck at the intersection of U.S. 285 and Derrick Road between Carlsbad and Loving. Read the rest of this entry »

Lunar eclipse

A lunar eclipse phenomenon known as a “blood moon” took place early this morning and was visible in the southern sky over Artesia. The eclipse was complete by just after 1 a.m., giving the moon an eerie red hue.  Grace Miller – Daily Press

A lunar eclipse phenomenon known as a “blood moon” took place early this morning and was visible in the southern sky over Artesia. The eclipse was complete by just after 1 a.m., giving the moon an eerie red hue. Grace Miller – Daily Press

Nicasio solid in Rockies’ 3-2 win over Padres

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Juan Nicasio works against the San Diego Padres in the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Pitcher Juan Nicasio dug down and gave the Colorado Rockies exactly what they needed.

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Sharper challenges his no-bail status in Arizona

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge in Phoenix will hold a hearing Wednesday in which lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper will challenge the evidence used to keep him in jail without bail on sexual-assault charges in Arizona.

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Donaldson, A’s rally in 11th to beat Angels again

Oakland Athletics' Josh Donaldson hits a RBI-double during the 11th inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Josh Donaldson drove in Jed Lowrie with an 11th-inning double, and the Oakland Athletics overcame Mike Trout’s tying homer in the ninth for a 10-9 victory against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.

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Pitching fails D-backs again in 9-0 loss to Mets

Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Bronson Arroyo, right, wipes his face as he talks with catcher Miguel Montero during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

PHOENIX (AP) — A shoddy bullpen held back the Arizona Diamondbacks last season.

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Astros call up prized prospect George Springer

HOUSTON (AP) — Prized prospect George Springer says he will join the Houston Astros from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Wednesday.

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