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Former Bulldog back and ready to lead

Rhea Lynn Kaufman Sophomore English / Journalism, AHS

Rhea Lynn Kaufman
Sophomore English / Journalism, AHS

By LIANA SWARENGIN
Daily Press Staff Writer
Rhea Lynn Kaufman is a born and raised Artesian and graduated from Artesia High School in 2006. She attended Texas Tech University and received her bachelor’s degree in agriculture communication and her master’s degree in agriculture education. Read the rest of this entry »

APD still investigating Sunday shooting

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Artesia Police Department said today it is still investigating a reported shooting that occurred at approximately 8:15 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, in the area of South 20th Street. Read the rest of this entry »

Veteran APD commander Chavarria to retire

Guy Chavarria

Guy Chavarria

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
Artesia Police Cmdr. Ramon “Guy” Chavarria will retire at the end of this week, having served 40 years with the department, to the day, on Sept. 1. Read the rest of this entry »

Local relay near goal with time still left to donate

Grace Miller - Daily Press Ken Clayton, left, and Bill Dampeer make their way along the Relay for Life course Friday at Roberts Park during the survivors’ lap.

Grace Miller – Daily Press
Ken Clayton, left, and Bill Dampeer make their way along the Relay for Life course Friday at Roberts Park during the survivors’ lap.

By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
The 2014 Relay for Life totals are still climbing. Read the rest of this entry »

Indiana native takes next step

Marjorie Hessler Fifth-Grade Teacher, Yucca Elementary School

Marjorie Hessler
Fifth-Grade Teacher, Yucca Elementary School

By LIANA SWARENGIN
Daily Press Staff Writer
Marjorie Hessler was born and raised in Elkhart, Ind. She attended Purdue University and graduated in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in education and a minor in special education. Read the rest of this entry »