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Final immigrants transferred from Artesia ICE center

ARTESIA — The undocumented immigrants who were housed at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) have been depleted. Read the rest of this entry »

Theft at post office affects 16 outdoor boxes

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
A total of 16 outdoor mailboxes at the Artesia post office on North Fourth Street were robbed over the weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Roadrunners ready for Christmas

First-graders from Roselawn Elementary School brought smiles to the faces of their parents and families Thursday as they performed their Christmas musical, “Getting Ready for Christmas.” The set list included “Hip Hop Elves,” “Let’s Build a Gingerbread House,” “Winter Wiggles” and “Rock the Holly.” Students were dressed as elves, reindeer, snowmen and poodle-skirt girls and used various props as they sang and danced.  Liana Swarengin - Daily Press

First-graders from Roselawn Elementary School brought smiles to the faces of their parents and families Thursday as they performed their Christmas musical, “Getting Ready for Christmas.” The set list included “Hip Hop Elves,” “Let’s Build a Gingerbread House,” “Winter Wiggles” and “Rock the Holly.” Students were dressed as elves, reindeer, snowmen and poodle-skirt girls and used various props as they sang and danced. Liana Swarengin – Daily Press

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Here they come a-caroling…Bulldog Bandits sing their way across Artesia

Above, first-grade students at Yucca Elementary School sing Christmas carols Tuesday morning at First American Bank as part of the school’s 15th annual caroling trip to several local businesses. Approximately 80 Bulldog Bandits made their way from Yates Petroleum to First American, Western Bank, Navajo Refining, the Artesia Public Schools Administration Building, and San Pedro Nursing and Rehabilitation Center singing a selection of holiday tunes that included “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” “We Wish You a Merry Christmas,” “Feliz Navidad” and “Santa Claus is Coming to Town.” At left, the carolers are thanked for their vocal stylings with gifts of candy at Yates. The students were led by music instructor Lynn Sundheimer.  Grace Miller - Daily Press

Above, first-grade students at Yucca Elementary School sing Christmas carols Tuesday morning at First American Bank as part of the school’s 15th annual caroling trip to several local businesses. Approximately 80 Bulldog Bandits made their way from Yates Petroleum to First American, Western Bank, Navajo Refining, the Artesia Public Schools Administration Building, and San Pedro Nursing and Rehabilitation Center singing a selection of holiday tunes that included “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” “We Wish You a Merry Christmas,” “Feliz Navidad” and “Santa Claus is Coming to Town.” Below, the carolers are thanked for their vocal stylings with gifts of candy at Yates. The students were led by music instructor Lynn Sundheimer. Grace Miller – Daily Press

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Commission puts hold on COLA increase

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Eddy County Commission was presented Tuesday with a market change proposal from an annual salary survey that would have increased the budget by approximately $487,133. The market change proposal would have given a 2.5-percent increase in cost-of-living arrangements (COLA) to Eddy County employees along with the previous 2.5-percent COLA increase the commission approved last year. Read the rest of this entry »