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Arts Council to host Dia de los Muertos workshop Saturday

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  Students in Miss Almanza’s fourth-grade class at Roselawn Elementary School are hard at work making sugar skulls for the Artesia Historical Museum and Artesia Arts Council’s Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead workshop. The skulls will be available for attendees to decorate, along with a number of other activities. Courtesy Photos


Students in Miss Almanza’s fourth-grade class at Roselawn Elementary School are hard at work making sugar skulls for the Artesia Historical Museum and Artesia Arts Council’s Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead workshop. The skulls will be available for attendees to decorate, along with a number of other activities.
Courtesy Photos

By NANCY DUNN
For the Daily Press
The Artesia Arts Council will be hosting a Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead workshop from 9 a.m. – noon Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center. Read the rest of this entry »

Investigation into assault ongoing

ARTESIA — The investigation into an assault that resulted in a 26-year-old male being airlifted to Lubbock, Texas, Saturday is still ongoing. Read the rest of this entry »

Structure fire

 Firefighters with the Artesia Fire Department work to contain a structure fire that erupted at approximately 6:40 p.m. Thursday on Texas Avenue. The fire was located at a boarded, unoccupied home at 810 W. Texas Ave. and resulted in clouds of thick smoke over the area and drifting to the north. No further information was available as of press time today. Teresa Lemon - Daily Press


Firefighters with the Artesia Fire Department work to contain a structure fire that erupted at approximately 6:40 p.m. Thursday on Texas Avenue. The fire was located at a boarded, unoccupied home at 810 W. Texas Ave. and resulted in clouds of thick smoke over the area and drifting to the north. No further information was available as of press time today.
Teresa Lemon – Daily Press

Two arrested following pursuit in Atoka area

ARTESIA — A wanted subject call turned into a pursuit and led to the arrest of two individuals Sunday in Atoka. Read the rest of this entry »

Town hall set for tonight on water conservation

ARTESIA — City of Artesia Infrastructure Director Byron Landfair will host a town hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. today in Council Chambers at City Hall on the city’s proposed Water Conservation Plan. Read the rest of this entry »