Published: 2:17 pm, Wed. Oct. 1st, 2014Updated: 1:53 pm
By BEVERLY KODESH
Special to the Daily Press
Everyone is invited to see the completed renovation of one of Artesia’s treasures — the Sallie Chisum House — from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at 805 W. Texas Ave. in recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
“I made a stand for women’s rights here (in Artesia) in a way. Women who were mistreated, they and their children found a place to stay with me. The word got out and I had a name around the countryside for doing it,” Chisum was quoted in the book “Queen of the Jingle Bob.” … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.