Archive for category Artesia Headlines

Wal-Mart raising funds for Children’s Miracle Network

Wal-Mart associates Alonzo Najera and Patricia Bruton pose with a concession truck raising funds for CMN.  Grace Miller - Daily Press

Wal-Mart associates Alonzo Najera and Patricia Bruton pose with a concession truck raising funds for CMN. Grace Miller – Daily Press

By GRACE MILLER

Daily Press Staff Writer

Artesia’s Wal-Mart has implemented a new weekly campaign to assist in creating needed miracles for the Children’s Miracle Network. Read the rest of this entry »

Commission approves code enforcement task force

By BRANDON MESSICK

Daily Press Staff Writer

The Eddy County Commission approved today the formation of a task force that will take on the burden of suggesting code enforcement actions to the commission. Read the rest of this entry »

APS parents asked to take H.E.A.R.T.

By LIANA SWARENGIN

Daily Press Staff Writer

Artesia Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Crit Caton announced Monday at the meeting of the APS Board of Education a new parent campaign being initiated by the Artesia Police Department called “H.E.A.R.T.” Read the rest of this entry »

High winds cause damage

Don and Olivia Thurman woke up Monday morning to find several trees outside their residence of 30 years at 1014 Washington Ave. had been uprooted by the heavy winds that hit the Artesia area late Sunday evening. Several reports of damage to homes and property were reported, with gusts reaching up to around 60 mph.  Grace Miller – Daily Press

Don and Olivia Thurman woke up Monday morning to find several trees outside their residence of 30 years at 1014 Washington Ave. had been uprooted by the heavy winds that hit the Artesia area late Sunday evening. Several reports of damage to homes and property were reported, with gusts reaching up to around 60 mph. Grace Miller – Daily Press

One dead, four injured in wreck near Loving

ARTESIA — Officers from the New Mexico Motor Transportation Division and the New Mexico State Police responded Monday morning to a fatal two-vehicle wreck at the intersection of U.S. 285 and Derrick Road between Carlsbad and Loving. Read the rest of this entry »