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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

11-19-LoveFeast2

Commission updated on flood recovery process

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Eddy County Commission was updated during their Tuesday meeting on the recovery process underway from severe storms and flooding that occurred in September. Read the rest of this entry »

Detention center to close by end of year

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The Obama administration will close a temporary family immigration detention center in rural New Mexico by the end of the year, The Associated Press has learned. Read the rest of this entry »

Snow comes early to Artesia

 Above, bronze statues at The Derrick Floor sit dusted in snow after a light accumulation fell Sunday in the Artesia area. At left, workers with The Light Shed, LLC, of Carlsbad brave the frosty weather to put up the remainder of the city’s Christmas decorations in the downtown district. Brienne Green - Daily Press


Below, bronze statues at The Derrick Floor sit dusted in snow after a light accumulation fell Sunday in the Artesia area. Above, workers with The Light Shed, LLC, of Carlsbad brave the frosty weather to put up the remainder of the city’s Christmas decorations in the downtown district.
Brienne Green – Daily Press

11-18-Snow

Two sides to water ordinance debate • Councilor wants voluntary, not mandatory, plan

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
Artesia City Councilor Jeff Youtsey was one of the “no” votes in the 4-3 vote Tuesday that halted an ordinance that would have served as the basis of a potential water conservation plan for the city of Artesia. But though he voted against the ordinance, Youtsey doesn’t feel the issue should be dead. Read the rest of this entry »