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Two arrested following pursuit in Atoka area

ARTESIA — A wanted subject call turned into a pursuit and led to the arrest of two individuals Sunday in Atoka. Read the rest of this entry »

Town hall set for tonight on water conservation

ARTESIA — City of Artesia Infrastructure Director Byron Landfair will host a town hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. today in Council Chambers at City Hall on the city’s proposed Water Conservation Plan. Read the rest of this entry »

Happy birthday, Kitty

The Friends of the Library will host a 40th Anniversary Celebration of Hello Kitty from 10 a.m. – noon Saturday, Oct. 25, in the Artesia Public Library Community Room. The library received a giveaway kit for the event from Hello Kitty, with items such as those modeled by Elizabeth Stephens in the photo above. “The kit also has bookmarks, several crowns, and tattoo sheets for all who come join in on the fun to be had!” said Sandi Lanning, APL Foundation secretary. The birthday-party theme will also include games, story time, treats, and five short cartoons. Courtesy Photo

The Friends of the Library will host a 40th Anniversary Celebration of Hello Kitty from 10 a.m. – noon Saturday, Oct. 25, in the Artesia Public Library Community Room. The library received a giveaway kit for the event from Hello Kitty, with items such as those modeled by Elizabeth Stephens in the photo above. “The kit also has bookmarks, several crowns, and tattoo sheets for all who come join in on the fun to be had!” said Sandi Lanning, APL Foundation secretary. The birthday-party theme will also include games, story time, treats, and five short cartoons.
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Fire Safety Week educational, fun for students

Students at Roselawn Elementary School gather around Artesia Fire Department mascot Sparky the Firedog during a presentation at the school by the AFD as part of its Fire Safety Week efforts. Each year, the department conducts presentations at local schools designed to teach students fire safety and how to respond in the event of a fire while engaging them with fun activities and visits from their favorite firedog. Courtesy Photo

Students at Roselawn Elementary School gather around Artesia Fire Department mascot Sparky the Firedog during a presentation at the school by the AFD as part of its Fire Safety Week efforts. Each year, the department conducts presentations at local schools designed to teach students fire safety and how to respond in the event of a fire while engaging them with fun activities and visits from their favorite firedog.
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‘Why We Stay’

Francesca Fernandez, a survivor of domestic violence and instructor on the topic for several state law enforcement academies, speaks Monday at the Public Safety Complex. Grace Miller - Daily Press

Francesca Fernandez, a survivor of domestic violence and instructor on the topic for several state law enforcement academies, speaks Monday at the Public Safety Complex.
Grace Miller – Daily Press

By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
Francesca Fernandez is a survivor of severe emotional, sexual, verbal and physical abuse. As a speaker on the topic of domestic violence, she has put a face on the issue from an insider’s perspective. Read the rest of this entry »