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Vehicle fire

Artesia Fire Department firefighters were dispatched Thursday to the Western Way Shell, 102 N. First St., in response to a vehicle fire. A Buick Century experienced mechanical issues, which caused the fire. Fire Marshal James Abner said firefighters were concerned due to the fuel dispensing at the location, but the fuel ended up not being an issue and they were able to extinguish the fire quickly with no problems. No injuries were reported.  Ben Theobald – Daily Press

Artesia Fire Department firefighters were dispatched Thursday to the Western Way Shell, 102 N. First St., in response to a vehicle fire. A Buick Century experienced mechanical issues, which caused the fire. Fire Marshal James Abner said firefighters were concerned due to the fuel dispensing at the location, but the fuel ended up not being an issue and they were able to extinguish the fire quickly with no problems. No injuries were reported. Ben Theobald – Daily Press

Wet ’n Wild tour on tap Saturday

ARTESIA — The Ride for Bikes organization’s Wet ’n Wild Tour is coming up this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Rodeo royalty candidates seeking sponsors

From left, Brenna Rubio, Dallis Ellis, Sierra Russell and Chasity Russell take a break from seeking sponsorships Wednesday in downtown Artesia.  Teresa Lemon – Daily Press

From left, Brenna Rubio, Dallis Ellis, Sierra Russell and Chasity Russell take a break from seeking sponsorships Wednesday in downtown Artesia. Teresa Lemon – Daily Press

By TERESA LEMON
Community Living Editor
The Miss Rodeo Eddy County Queen organization will crown five girls this year to represent Eddy County in five different age divisions: Miss Rodeo Eddy County Queen, Teen, Princess, Junior Princess, and Little Miss Priss. Read the rest of this entry »

Public’s help sought with stolen vehicle case

ARTESIA — The Artesia Police Department in cooperation with Crimestoppers of Eddy County is requesting the public’s assistance in solving a stolen vehicle and larceny case. Read the rest of this entry »

Commission leaves GRT ordinance intact • County staff to compile final draft for discussion at future meeting

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Eddy County Commission approved a motion Tuesday for its staff to work on a final draft of the ordinance that proposes a three-eighths of 1 percent increase in Hold Harmless Gross Receipts Taxes on municipalities in the county. Read the rest of this entry »