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Community offers support to girl battling cancer

Courtesy Photo The Kucel family, from left, Katherine, Chad, Taylor and Cason, pose for a picture following a fun-filled day on the golf course Saturday morning at the Artesia Country Club.

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The Kucel family, from left, Katherine, Chad, Taylor and Cason, pose for a picture following a fun-filled day on the golf course Saturday morning at the Artesia Country Club.

By LIANA SWARENGIN
Daily Press Staff Writer
A fundraising golf tournament was held Saturday morning at the Artesia Country Club in honor of 8-year-old Taylor Kucel. The six-man scramble was organized by Lee and Shawn Halsell of Artesia to benefit the Kucel family, who live in Levelland, Texas. Read the rest of this entry »

Three months in, ICE facility still debated

Brandon Messick - Daily Press

Brandon Messick – Daily Press

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
On June 20, anonymous sources leaked information to the press about a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center that would be housed within Artesia’s Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) compound. While it began as a rumor, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security confirmed it the next day. The FLETC prepared several former Border Patrol barracks to house nearly 700 immigrant mothers with children. Read the rest of this entry »

Heartland Care purchased by Preferred Care Partners

By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
Heartland Care Nursing Center recently came under scrutiny when rumors circulated about the center being taken over by the state. Heartland has since been purchased by a privately owned Texas company, Preferred Care Partners Management Group, L.P. Read the rest of this entry »

1964 Bulldogs celebrate 50th anniversary of title

Members of the Artesia High School 1964 state championship football team are recognized at midfield during halftime of Friday’s game against Carlsbad at Bulldog Bowl in honor of the 50th anniversary of the team’s title. The ‘64 ‘Dogs, led by Coach L.G. Henderson, defeated Albuquerque Highland 20-6 in the state game.  Brienne Green - Daily Press

Members of the Artesia High School 1964 state championship football team are recognized at midfield during halftime of Friday’s game against Carlsbad at Bulldog Bowl in honor of the 50th anniversary of the team’s title. The ‘64 ‘Dogs, led by Coach L.G. Henderson, defeated Albuquerque Highland 20-6 in the state game. Brienne Green – Daily Press

City reminds citizens to mow, remove weeds

ARTESIA — Recent heavy rains in the area have led to excess vegetation, and the City of Artesia is reminding citizens to keep high grass mown and alleys and yards free of weeds. Read the rest of this entry »