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Public invited to reopening of historic home

Grace Miller - Daily Press

Grace Miller – Daily Press

By BEVERLY KODESH
Special to the Daily Press
Everyone is invited to see the completed renovation of one of Artesia’s treasures — the Sallie Chisum House — from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at 805 W. Texas Ave. in recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Read the rest of this entry »

APD issues cautions in wake of burglaries

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Artesia Police Department issued a warning Tuesday in response to a rash of auto burglaries throughout Artesia over the past week. Read the rest of this entry »

County warns of mosquitoes, closed roads

CARLSBAD — The Pecos River and Black River both continue to have elevated flows after last week’s flooding, according to the Eddy County Emergency Operations Command (EOC). The weather forecast calls for clear conditions during the day and mostly clear conditions overnight for the remainder of the week. Read the rest of this entry »

Community offers support to girl battling cancer

Courtesy Photo The Kucel family, from left, Katherine, Chad, Taylor and Cason, pose for a picture following a fun-filled day on the golf course Saturday morning at the Artesia Country Club.

Courtesy Photo
The Kucel family, from left, Katherine, Chad, Taylor and Cason, pose for a picture following a fun-filled day on the golf course Saturday morning at the Artesia Country Club.

By LIANA SWARENGIN
Daily Press Staff Writer
A fundraising golf tournament was held Saturday morning at the Artesia Country Club in honor of 8-year-old Taylor Kucel. The six-man scramble was organized by Lee and Shawn Halsell of Artesia to benefit the Kucel family, who live in Levelland, Texas. Read the rest of this entry »

Three months in, ICE facility still debated

Brandon Messick - Daily Press

Brandon Messick – Daily Press

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
On June 20, anonymous sources leaked information to the press about a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center that would be housed within Artesia’s Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) compound. While it began as a rumor, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security confirmed it the next day. The FLETC prepared several former Border Patrol barracks to house nearly 700 immigrant mothers with children. Read the rest of this entry »