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Candlelight vigil held near detention center

Ben Theobald - Daily Press

Ben Theobald – Daily Press

Immigrant rights supporters rally for families inside

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
Approximately 90 people organized a candlelight vigil demonstration Thursday night in front of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC). The demonstration was coordinated by Somos Un Pueblo Unido following an announcement this week that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center located in the FLETC would be closing by the end of the year. Somos Un Pueblo Unido is a statewide civil and workers’ rights organization. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web. Read the rest of this entry »

Thanksgiving around the corner

Students in Judy Orosco and Dania Vega’s Cheetah and Pony classes at Grand Heights Early Childhood Center perform “A Thanksgiving Musical” for parents and friends Nov. 14 at the school. The kindergarteners ushered in the holiday season with songs such as “Five Little Turkeys” and “Things I’m Thankful For.” Teresa Lemon - Daily Press

Students in Judy Orosco and Dania Vega’s Cheetah and Pony classes at Grand Heights Early Childhood Center perform “A Thanksgiving Musical” for parents and friends Nov. 14 at the school. The kindergarteners ushered in the holiday season with songs such as “Five Little Turkeys” and “Things I’m Thankful For.”
Teresa Lemon – Daily Press

Immigrant rights group plans candlelight vigil today near FLETC facility

ARTESIA — Somos Un Pueblo Unido has organized a candlelight vigil for this evening to call for an end to the incarceration of children at Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centers such as the one currently located at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC). Read the rest of this entry »

Public opinion mixed on animal ordinance

County commission holds hearing to gather input prior to vote

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Eddy County Commission held a special meeting Wednesday night at the Artesia Public Library to hear from the public about the commission’s proposed animal ordinance, O-14-79. Read the rest of this entry »

DECA students donate to Grammy’s

Grace Miller – Daily Press DECA students, standing from left, Kassandra Rojo, Francisco Aguilera, Brenda Gutierrez, Karen Gutierrez, seated from left, Cameron Liles, Jordan Brooke, Diego Huerta, Manuel Reza, Kristen Harrison, Spencer Liles and Isaiah Rivera take a break with Grammy’s House Executive Director Celina Bryant, far right, after unloading more than 1,000 canned food items from their recent drive.

Grace Miller – Daily Press
DECA students, standing from left, Kassandra Rojo, Francisco Aguilera, Brenda Gutierrez, Karen Gutierrez, seated from left, Cameron Liles, Jordan Brooke, Diego Huerta, Manuel Reza, Kristen Harrison, Spencer Liles and Isaiah Rivera take a break with Grammy’s House Executive Director Celina Bryant, far right, after unloading more than 1,000 canned food items from their recent drive.

By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
Artesia High School DECA students donated 1,200-plus food items to Grammy’s House last week, the results of a one-day food drive conducted with DECA instructor Jamie Ragsdale. Read the rest of this entry »