Archive for category Artesia Headlines

Heartland Care purchased by Preferred Care Partners

By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
Heartland Care Nursing Center recently came under scrutiny when rumors circulated about the center being taken over by the state. Heartland has since been purchased by a privately owned Texas company, Preferred Care Partners Management Group, L.P. Read the rest of this entry »

1964 Bulldogs celebrate 50th anniversary of title

Members of the Artesia High School 1964 state championship football team are recognized at midfield during halftime of Friday’s game against Carlsbad at Bulldog Bowl in honor of the 50th anniversary of the team’s title. The ‘64 ‘Dogs, led by Coach L.G. Henderson, defeated Albuquerque Highland 20-6 in the state game.  Brienne Green - Daily Press

Members of the Artesia High School 1964 state championship football team are recognized at midfield during halftime of Friday’s game against Carlsbad at Bulldog Bowl in honor of the 50th anniversary of the team’s title. The ‘64 ‘Dogs, led by Coach L.G. Henderson, defeated Albuquerque Highland 20-6 in the state game. Brienne Green – Daily Press

City reminds citizens to mow, remove weeds

ARTESIA — Recent heavy rains in the area have led to excess vegetation, and the City of Artesia is reminding citizens to keep high grass mown and alleys and yards free of weeds. Read the rest of this entry »

Artesia summit meeting discusses legislation, mental health, housing

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
Artesia Mayor Phil Burch hosted a summit meeting Thursday, attended by New Mexico State Representatives Candy Spence-Ezell and Cathrynn Brown and State Senator Gay Kernan. Read the rest of this entry »

Suspect cited in rash of auto burglaries; additional burglaries at two hotels

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
A juvenile suspect was reported to have burglarized several vehicles in the area of 600 S. 14th St. at approximately 1:50 a.m. today, according to the Artesia Police Department. The suspect was subsequently found in the area and charged with two counts of burglary based on witness statements. Read the rest of this entry »