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  • ‘Safe’ program Friday

    Graduating seniors encouraged to attend informative session By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer When this year’s graduating seniors leave home, they may be able to take with them a little more piece of mind.

  • Airport fire death investigation ongoing

    A fire that broke out in an empty hangar at the Artesia Municipal Airport on Monday, and reportedly was responsible for the death of Joe Perez Moreno III, is still under investigation, according to Sgt. Lindell Smith of the Artesia Police Department.

  • County awards sub office contract to Albuquerque architects

    By TYLER GREEN Daily Press Staff Writer NCA Architects of Albuquerque will be working closely with Artesia Mainstreet to construct a new Eddy County Sub Office in the Main Street District of Artesia.

  • Fire drill

    The Artesia Fire Department is planning to hire two firefighters and candidates were put through a  rigorous application process Tuesday. The department requires candidates to pass several tests designed to challenge their minds, body and spirit.

  • Call goes out for junior cops

    Police academy for kids starts in June By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer Registration has opened for the Artesia Police Department and Artesia Intermediate School’s second annual Junior Police Academy.

  • Artesia man killed in airport blaze

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer An airport hangar fire resulted in the death of a 29-year-old Artesia man on Monday.

  • Artesia softball team finishes third at state

    By BRIENNE GREEN Sports Editor The sizable contingent of Artesia fans were on their feet as first Mariah Granados, then Ashley Boyce, then the speedy Courtni Callaway crossed home plate. At second – having advanced on the throw home – stood junior Vanessa Lopez, who gestured triumphantly to her ecstatic teammates after delivering the three-RBI…

  • Boys state track champions

    By BRIENNE GREEN Sports Editor There’s something to be said for perseverance.

  • Off-duty EMT came to the rescue

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer Some coincidences can’t be ignored.