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Thanksgiving around the corner

Students in Judy Orosco and Dania Vega’s Cheetah and Pony classes at Grand Heights Early Childhood Center perform “A Thanksgiving Musical” for parents and friends Nov. 14 at the school. The kindergarteners ushered in the holiday season with songs such as “Five Little Turkeys” and “Things I’m Thankful For.” Teresa Lemon - Daily Press

Students in Judy Orosco and Dania Vega’s Cheetah and Pony classes at Grand Heights Early Childhood Center perform “A Thanksgiving Musical” for parents and friends Nov. 14 at the school. The kindergarteners ushered in the holiday season with songs such as “Five Little Turkeys” and “Things I’m Thankful For.”
Teresa Lemon – Daily Press

Immigrant rights group plans candlelight vigil today near FLETC facility

ARTESIA — Somos Un Pueblo Unido has organized a candlelight vigil for this evening to call for an end to the incarceration of children at Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centers such as the one currently located at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC). Read the rest of this entry »

Public opinion mixed on animal ordinance

County commission holds hearing to gather input prior to vote

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Eddy County Commission held a special meeting Wednesday night at the Artesia Public Library to hear from the public about the commission’s proposed animal ordinance, O-14-79. Read the rest of this entry »

DECA students donate to Grammy’s

Grace Miller – Daily Press DECA students, standing from left, Kassandra Rojo, Francisco Aguilera, Brenda Gutierrez, Karen Gutierrez, seated from left, Cameron Liles, Jordan Brooke, Diego Huerta, Manuel Reza, Kristen Harrison, Spencer Liles and Isaiah Rivera take a break with Grammy’s House Executive Director Celina Bryant, far right, after unloading more than 1,000 canned food items from their recent drive.

Grace Miller – Daily Press
DECA students, standing from left, Kassandra Rojo, Francisco Aguilera, Brenda Gutierrez, Karen Gutierrez, seated from left, Cameron Liles, Jordan Brooke, Diego Huerta, Manuel Reza, Kristen Harrison, Spencer Liles and Isaiah Rivera take a break with Grammy’s House Executive Director Celina Bryant, far right, after unloading more than 1,000 canned food items from their recent drive.

By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
Artesia High School DECA students donated 1,200-plus food items to Grammy’s House last week, the results of a one-day food drive conducted with DECA instructor Jamie Ragsdale. Read the rest of this entry »

Trinity Temple hosts 23rd Annual Love Feast

Above from left, Luis Reyes, Jack Brannan and Diego Valenzuela pause from serving up traditional turkey dinners to attendees of Trinity Temple’s 23rd Annual Love Feast last week at the Artesia Center. Scores of Artesians turned out for the dinner, with Trinity delivering more than 200 plates to shut-ins. Below, sisters Isabel and Zha’Nae giggle at brother Jorge Hernandez as he gives the feast two thumbs up. “This started 23 years ago with just a few dinners and has grown to 1,000 members of the community coming to enjoy a good meal and good fellowship together,” said Tim Kidd, church member. Grace Miller - Daily Press

Above from left, Luis Reyes, Jack Brannan and Diego Valenzuela pause from serving up traditional turkey dinners to attendees of Trinity Temple’s 23rd Annual Love Feast last week at the Artesia Center. Scores of Artesians turned out for the dinner, with Trinity delivering more than 200 plates to shut-ins. Below, sisters Isabel and Zha’Nae giggle at brother Jorge Hernandez as he gives the feast two thumbs up. “This started 23 years ago with just a few dinners and has grown to 1,000 members of the community coming to enjoy a good meal and good fellowship together,” said Tim Kidd, church member.
Grace Miller – Daily Press

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