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One-vehicle rollover

Artesia Police Department officers respond to the scene of a one-vehicle rollover Saturday along Eagle Draw. According to the APD, the accident occurred at approximately 2:55 p.m. when the 17-year-old male driver of a 2007 Mazda skidded while headed east on Mahone Drive, struck the curb, slid 70 feet, rolled once, and came to rest against a tree. The driver sustained cuts and three broken ribs and was transported to Artesia General Hospital by ambulance. The cause of the wreck was determined to be excessive speed. Alcohol was not a factor. The driver was cited for careless driving. JJ Powell – Daily Press

Artesia Police Department officers respond to the scene of a one-vehicle rollover Saturday along Eagle Draw. According to the APD, the accident occurred at approximately 2:55 p.m. when the 17-year-old male driver of a 2007 Mazda skidded while headed east on Mahone Drive, struck the curb, slid 70 feet, rolled once, and came to rest against a tree. The driver sustained cuts and three broken ribs and was transported to Artesia General Hospital by ambulance. The cause of the wreck was determined to be excessive speed. Alcohol was not a factor. The driver was cited for careless driving.
JJ Powell – Daily Press

Feed Artesia drive collects food for local charities

Grace Miller - Daily Press Bob Flynn of the Boy Scouts helps load a trailer with donations from Saturday’s Feed Artesia event.

Grace Miller – Daily Press
Bob Flynn of the Boy Scouts helps load a trailer with donations from Saturday’s Feed Artesia event.

By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
Community organizations set out on a mission Saturday to acquire food to help local nonprofits provide nonperishable items for people in need. Read the rest of this entry »

APS looks to build new freshman academy

Design, site options, financing discussed at special meeting

By LIANA SWARENGIN
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Artesia Public Schools Board of Education held a special meeting Monday night to discuss the beginning stages of the new freshman academy. Three entities were present at the meeting, all of which play a role in the development and implementation of the plans that will potentially push the project forward. Read the rest of this entry »

Arts Council to host Dia de los Muertos workshop Saturday

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  Students in Miss Almanza’s fourth-grade class at Roselawn Elementary School are hard at work making sugar skulls for the Artesia Historical Museum and Artesia Arts Council’s Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead workshop. The skulls will be available for attendees to decorate, along with a number of other activities. Courtesy Photos


Students in Miss Almanza’s fourth-grade class at Roselawn Elementary School are hard at work making sugar skulls for the Artesia Historical Museum and Artesia Arts Council’s Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead workshop. The skulls will be available for attendees to decorate, along with a number of other activities.
Courtesy Photos

By NANCY DUNN
For the Daily Press
The Artesia Arts Council will be hosting a Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead workshop from 9 a.m. – noon Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center. Read the rest of this entry »

Investigation into assault ongoing

ARTESIA — The investigation into an assault that resulted in a 26-year-old male being airlifted to Lubbock, Texas, Saturday is still ongoing. Read the rest of this entry »