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Competitive goat, lamb shows

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 At left, Kaylin Klein of Cottonwood 4-H stands with goat judge Brenden Benson of Winters, Calif., after sweeping the show Wednesday at the Eddy County Fair. Klein’s goats Rambo and Tiny Tim took Grand Champion and Reserve Champion honors respectively. At right, Cooper Hall of the Artesia FFA poses with Benson after taking the Grand Champion market lamb prize. Photo at left by Brandon Messick - Daily Press Photo at right by Liana Swarengin - Daily Press


At top, Kaylin Klein of Cottonwood 4-H stands with goat judge Brenden Benson of Winters, Calif., after sweeping the show Wednesday at the Eddy County Fair. Klein’s goats Rambo and Tiny Tim took Grand Champion and Reserve Champion honors respectively. Above, Cooper Hall of the Artesia FFA poses with Benson after taking the Grand Champion market lamb prize.
Photo at top by
Brandon Messick – Daily Press
Photo above by
Liana Swarengin – Daily Press

They still call him judge…

Courtesy Photo The Price family, from left, Donald, Nelda and David.

Courtesy Photo
The Price family, from left, Donald, Nelda and David.

By LIANA SWARENGIN
Daily Press Staff Writer
Donald W. Price was born and raised in Brownfield, Texas. After receiving football scholarships, he went on to attend Cisco Junior College and Texas A&M University. Later, Price became a justice of the peace for Artesia for 12 years as well as a magistrate judge for Eddy County, a position he served in for 20 years. Read the rest of this entry »

Top baker rabbits

 Wiley Miller of Artesia 4-H and Samantha Matthews of the Artesia FFA display their respective Grand Champion and Reserve Champion banners following the baker rabbit show Tuesday at the Eddy County Fair. Joining them are Eddy County Fair Queen Joy Menefee and show judge Jason Platt of Bastrop, Texas. Grace Miller - Daily Press


Wiley Miller of Artesia 4-H and Samantha Matthews of the Artesia FFA display their respective Grand Champion and Reserve Champion banners following the baker rabbit show Tuesday at the Eddy County Fair. Joining them are Eddy County Fair Queen Joy Menefee and show judge Jason Platt of Bastrop, Texas.
Grace Miller – Daily Press

Grand Champion swine

 McKinah Gwynne of the Artesia FFA proudly displays her Grand Champion banner after taking top market swine award with her cross pig. Joining Gwynne is show judge Miles Toenyes of Illinois. DeShea Hanagan - Daily Press


McKinah Gwynne of the Artesia FFA proudly displays her Grand Champion banner after taking top market swine award with her cross pig. Joining Gwynne is show judge Miles Toenyes of Illinois.
DeShea Hanagan – Daily Press

Carlsbad man arrested in Artesia burglary

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
Lupe Ray Contreras, 35, of Carlsbad, was arrested last week on charges of burglary and larceny after he was reported as a suspect in the theft of a bicycle from the shed of an Artesia resident. Read the rest of this entry »