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Artesia man arrested in Otero County burglary

ARTESIA — An Artesia man was arrested late last week in connection with a burglary that occurred in January in Otero County.

Toby S. Kinnibrugh, 38, of Artesia, was taken into custody March 20 on burglary and larceny charges for his role in a three-person felony theft in Timberon.

The burglary occurred between Jan. 16 and 26 at a property in Timberon. … Read the rest of this entry »

Local pilot recovering at home after crash

Photo Courtesy KLBK - Lubbock, Texas

Photo Courtesy KLBK – Lubbock, Texas

LEVELLAND, Texas — Artesia pilot Richie Crockett is recovering at home today following a plane crash Thursday near Levelland, Texas. …

Main Event kicks off today in Heritage Plaza

Brienne Green - Daily Press

Brienne Green – Daily Press

The 18th Annual Main Event Car Show and Cruise, sponsored by the Artesia Car Enthusiasts and Artesia MainStreet, will open at 6:30 p.m. today with a cruise of classic cars down Main Street from Heritage Plaza. The car show begins at 9 a.m. Saturday in the plaza and will culminate at 4 p.m. with the trophy presentation. Vintage auto and hardball fans alike will want to take a look at a 1948 Lincoln Continental owned by Babe Ruth. For more information on the event as well as the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center shows that complement it, see today’s Around Town.

 

DOT discusses proposed U.S. 82 project

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer

A public hearing was held Thursday at the Central Valley Electric Cooperative to discuss proposed plans for improving U.S. Highway 82 between Artesia and Lovington.

The meeting was the first of a series of meetings to discuss the proposed U.S. 82 Roadway Project the New Mexico Department of Transportation (DOT) has begun planning to improve safety conditions on the highway. The limits of the project run from milepost 107.7, East Seventh Street in Artesia, to milepost 170.7, South Ninth Street in Lovington. Read the rest of this entry »

Burglary at local business

Crime scene tape hangs around the L.A. Shop at 104 S. Roselawn Ave. this morning following a burglary at the local business. The crime was reported just after 7:30 a.m. today. No further information was available as of press time.  Ben Theobald – Daily Press

Crime scene tape hangs around the L.A. Shop at 104 S. Roselawn Ave. this morning following a burglary at the local business. The crime was reported just after 7:30 a.m. today. No further information was available as of press time. Ben Theobald – Daily Press