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Local troop donates boxes for worthy cause • Girl Scouts giving back

Members of Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest Troop 2009 gather at Artesia Car Parts Friday to donate boxes from their annual cookie campaign to the BPO Does. Jo Newton of the Does collects the cardboard boxes at Artesia Car Parts and donates them to the Dogs for the Deaf program, which rescues dogs from shelters throughout the West and trains them at its facility in Crownpoint, Ore., before placing them with people with deafness and hearing loss, as well as professionals who work with hearing-impaired clients. Newton has been collecting boxes locally for more than eight years.  Teresa Lemon - Daily Press

Members of Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest Troop 2009 gather at Artesia Car Parts Friday to donate boxes from their annual cookie campaign to the BPO Does. Jo Newton of the Does collects the cardboard boxes at Artesia Car Parts and donates them to the Dogs for the Deaf program, which rescues dogs from shelters throughout the West and trains them at its facility in Crownpoint, Ore., before placing them with people with deafness and hearing loss, as well as professionals who work with hearing-impaired clients. Newton has been collecting boxes locally for more than eight years. Teresa Lemon – Daily Press

Artesia man arrested in Otero County burglary

ARTESIA — An Artesia man was arrested late last week in connection with a burglary that occurred in January in Otero County.

Toby S. Kinnibrugh, 38, of Artesia, was taken into custody March 20 on burglary and larceny charges for his role in a three-person felony theft in Timberon.

The burglary occurred between Jan. 16 and 26 at a property in Timberon. … Read the rest of this entry »

Local pilot recovering at home after crash

Photo Courtesy KLBK - Lubbock, Texas

Photo Courtesy KLBK – Lubbock, Texas

LEVELLAND, Texas — Artesia pilot Richie Crockett is recovering at home today following a plane crash Thursday near Levelland, Texas. …

Main Event kicks off today in Heritage Plaza

Brienne Green - Daily Press

Brienne Green – Daily Press

The 18th Annual Main Event Car Show and Cruise, sponsored by the Artesia Car Enthusiasts and Artesia MainStreet, will open at 6:30 p.m. today with a cruise of classic cars down Main Street from Heritage Plaza. The car show begins at 9 a.m. Saturday in the plaza and will culminate at 4 p.m. with the trophy presentation. Vintage auto and hardball fans alike will want to take a look at a 1948 Lincoln Continental owned by Babe Ruth. For more information on the event as well as the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center shows that complement it, see today’s Around Town.

 

DOT discusses proposed U.S. 82 project

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer

A public hearing was held Thursday at the Central Valley Electric Cooperative to discuss proposed plans for improving U.S. Highway 82 between Artesia and Lovington.

The meeting was the first of a series of meetings to discuss the proposed U.S. 82 Roadway Project the New Mexico Department of Transportation (DOT) has begun planning to improve safety conditions on the highway. The limits of the project run from milepost 107.7, East Seventh Street in Artesia, to milepost 170.7, South Ninth Street in Lovington. Read the rest of this entry »