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Above, Peter Hurd’s mural “The Future Belongs to Those Who Prepare for It” makes its way down Richardson Avenue in preparation for its installation Thursday afternoon at the site of the new Artesia Public Library. At left, Yeso Elementary School Principal Danny Parker, left, and local insurance agent Ronnie Jackson, right, congratulate library architect Jose Zelaya following the mural’s successful delivery. Grace Miller - Daily Press

Above, Peter Hurd’s mural “The Future Belongs to Those Who Prepare for It” makes its way down Richardson Avenue in preparation for its installation Thursday afternoon at the site of the new Artesia Public Library. Below, Yeso Elementary School Principal Danny Parker, left, and local insurance agent Ronnie Jackson, right, congratulate library architect Jose Zelaya following the mural’s successful delivery.
Grace Miller – Daily Press

Library Architect Relief 1By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
It was an eventful three days for the City of Artesia as the journey of the Peter Hurd mural “The Future Belongs to Those Who Prepare for It” finally arrived at the site of the new Artesia Public Library after several weather and travel delays.
The delivery process from Midland, Texas, to Artesia underwent a day-and-a-half of postponements but rolled into town Thursday afternoon. The mural’s future does now truly “belong to those who prepared for it.” … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.