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Hospital Board announces profits, new projects

By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
Dennis Maupin, chairman of the Artesia Special Hospital District (ASHD) board, stated that the hospital has made $2.5 million in positive cash flow this year, with expenditures taking a net income revenue of $1.5 million. The total income revenue reported by the hospital this month is approximately $439,628.48. Read the rest of this entry »

ICE halts deportations due to chickenpox at FLETC

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center for mothers with children in Artesia announced yesterday that it will temporarily delay the deportation of its detainees to their respective countries of origin due to reports of chickenpox. Read the rest of this entry »

Rights groups speak out against ICE detention center at FLETC

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
Representatives from the American Civil Liberties Union, the New Mexico Immigration Law Center, Young Women United and other civil rights groups visited the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center in Artesia this week, and have spoken out against alleged abuses or neglect of detainees. Read the rest of this entry »

Artesia City Council returns from retreat, plans for the future

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
Artesia’s mayor and city council returned this weekend from its annual retreat in Cloudcroft, where city administrators settled major issues that remained on the agenda.
“It was a good meeting, and we got a lot done,” said Artesia Mayor Phillip Burch on Monday. According to Burch, the city’s budget – arguably the largest issue – was finalized on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Fair sale nets more than $500,000 • County youth reap benefits

Eddy County Fair sale auction spotters Monte Avery, left, and Mike Hanagan encourage a bidder as a young participant steadies her heifer Saturday morning.  Brienne Green - Daily Press

Eddy County Fair sale auction spotters Monte Avery, left, and Mike Hanagan encourage a bidder as a young participant steadies her heifer Saturday morning. Brienne Green – Daily Press

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The Eddy County Fair wrapped up in typically positive fashion Saturday morning at the fairgrounds with the annual livestock sale. Read the rest of this entry »