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Artesia celebrates the Fourth • Community puts pride on display with Independence Day festivities

At left, members of the United States Border Patrol Color Guard march down Main Street Saturday at the head of the BPO Does’ Fourth of July parade. This year’s parade them was “Let Freedom Ring,” and various businesses, organizations and individuals did just that, draping their parade entries in red, white and blue for their trip past the large crowds that gathered on Main. The parade kicked off a full slate of activities that culminated in a professional fireworks show by J&M Displays. See Page 5 for more Fourth photos.  Brienne Green - Daily Press

At left, members of the United States Border Patrol Color Guard march down Main Street Saturday at the head of the BPO Does’ Fourth of July parade. This year’s parade them was “Let Freedom Ring,” and various businesses, organizations and individuals did just that, draping their parade entries in red, white and blue for their trip past the large crowds that gathered on Main. The parade kicked off a full slate of activities that culminated in a professional fireworks show by J&M Displays. See Page 5 for more Fourth photos. Brienne Green – Daily Press

Wal-Mart removing city-specific graphics from all stores

By BRIENNE GREEN
Daily Press Editor
A number of Artesians were disappointed recently to find Bulldog graphics, which have been in place since the store’s opening in September 2005, missing from the front windows of the local Wal-Mart. Read the rest of this entry »

‘Operation: Freedom’ program proud to employ vets • Omaha-based Werner Enterprises showcases Freedom Truck in Artesia during recruitment drive

Pictured from left standing with Werner Enterprises’ Freedom Truck 1 are Edna Wilson, Artesia Training Academy student director, Will Crockett, ATA owner, Jon Jon Everett, Werner Southwest regional manager, David Conkling, Freedom Truck 1 driver, ATA students Anthony Aragon, Chris Pinon and Robert Snell, and Eric Taylor, ATA instructor.  Teresa Lemon – Daily Press

Pictured from left standing with Werner Enterprises’ Freedom Truck 1 are Edna Wilson, Artesia Training Academy student director, Will Crockett, ATA owner, Jon Jon Everett, Werner Southwest regional manager, David Conkling, Freedom Truck 1 driver, ATA students Anthony Aragon, Chris Pinon and Robert Snell, and Eric Taylor, ATA instructor. Teresa Lemon – Daily Press

By TERESA LEMON
Community Living Editor
Representatives of Werner Enterprises of Omaha, Neb., paid a visit to Artesia recently to proudly display one of their “Operation: Freedom” trucks while recruiting new drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

McDonald’s, APD holding Coffee with Cops

ARTESIA — In an effort to foster strong relationships with members of the Artesia community, the Artesia Police Department and McDonald’s are teaming up to host Coffee with Cops. Read the rest of this entry »

Full day of fun slated for July 4 in Artesia • J&M prepares to dazzle crowds

Nathan Babcock, left, and Mike Rohrbacher of J&M Displays load firework shells into tubes this morning at Jaycee Park in preparation for tomorrow’s professional display. J&M is based in Iowa, and Rohrbacher and Babcock, of Roswell, comprise its New Mexico team. Each shell has a specific spot amidst the firing panels, which are connected to computers, allowing J&M to script the show to music.  Teresa Lemon - Daily Press

Nathan Babcock, left, and Mike Rohrbacher of J&M Displays load firework shells into tubes this morning at Jaycee Park in preparation for tomorrow’s professional display. J&M is based in Iowa, and Rohrbacher and Babcock, of Roswell, comprise its New Mexico team. Each shell has a specific spot amidst the firing panels, which are connected to computers, allowing J&M to script the show to music. Teresa Lemon – Daily Press

ARTESIA — Artesians can look forward to a full day of Fourth of July fun Saturday, courtesy of the Artesia Chamber of Commerce and various local businesses and organizations. Read the rest of this entry »