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Pearce weighs in on local, state, national issues

1-25-PearceBy BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
There are a number of elements that play a part in Artesia’s economy, primary among those the oil and gas industry. Read the rest of this entry »

An intimate performance

Fans of country music legend Travis Tritt were treated to an intimate evening of some of the singer’s greatest hits Friday at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center. Tritt kept the crowd entertained with anecdotes and acoustic performance of chart-topping singles.  Teresa Lemon - Daily Press

Fans of country music legend Travis Tritt were treated to an intimate evening of some of the singer’s greatest hits Friday at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center. Tritt kept the crowd entertained with anecdotes and acoustic performance of chart-topping singles. Teresa Lemon – Daily Press

‘Siblings’ for life • Local teen, fifth-grader form bond through Big Brothers Big Sisters ‘Lunch Buddy’ program

1-25-BBBS-SmithYescasBy GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern New Mexico program (BBBS) is changing lives with its “Lunch Buddy” program. Not only are local adults forming lasting bonds with the “littles” they are paired with but one Artesia teen has found a rewarding match. Read the rest of this entry »

‘A Night of One Acts’

Members of the Artesia High School Drama Club perform “10,000 Cigarettes” as part of its performance “A Night of One Acts” Friday at the AHS Auditorium. All of the one-act plays were directed by Drama Club seniors. Other offerings included “Rapunzel Uncut,” “Alice in Wonderland” and “4 AM.”  Teresa Lemon - Daily Press

Members of the Artesia High School Drama Club perform “10,000 Cigarettes” as part of its performance “A Night of One Acts” Friday at the AHS Auditorium. All of the one-act plays were directed by Drama Club seniors. Other offerings included “Rapunzel Uncut,” “Alice in Wonderland” and “4 AM.” Teresa Lemon – Daily Press

CVE celebrates energy efficiency project

From left, Roby Zumwalt of the Cottonwood Rural Water Co-op, Chuck Pinson, COO of CVE, USDA State Director of Rural Development Terry Brunner and USDA Area Specialist Ray Melton tour the geothermal control room at CVE’s new headquarters. Grace Miller - Daily Press

From left, Roby Zumwalt of the Cottonwood Rural Water Co-op, Chuck Pinson, COO of CVE, USDA State Director of Rural Development Terry Brunner and USDA Area Specialist Ray Melton tour the geothermal control room at CVE’s new headquarters. Grace Miller – Daily Press

By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
Terry Brunner, state director of USDA Rural Development, was in attendance Thursday at a ribbon cutting ceremony at Central Valley Electric Cooperative. The ceremony was held in recognition of the $80,000 USDA Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) grant that went toward a geothermal heating and cooling system installed in CVE’s new headquarters. Read the rest of this entry »