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Congressman speaks to students on Constitution

Congressman Steve Pearce (R-N.M.) pays a visit to Artesia High School this morning to speak to students in Jeremy Maupin’s history and government classes on the basics of the Constitution. Pearce presented the students with booklets containing constitutional facts and encouraged them to talk with their families about America’s “contract.” “When we don’t honor these concepts, then we end up in a very bad position,” Pearce told the classes. “You have to decide what your freedoms are worth and what you’re going to do to stand up to keep them.” Following the presentation, the congressman took questions from students curious about his stance on various current events. Teresa Lemon - Daily Press

Congressman Steve Pearce (R-N.M.) pays a visit to Artesia High School this morning to speak to students in Jeremy Maupin’s history and government classes on the basics of the Constitution. Pearce presented the students with booklets containing constitutional facts and encouraged them to talk with their families about America’s “contract.” “When we don’t honor these concepts, then we end up in a very bad position,” Pearce told the classes. “You have to decide what your freedoms are worth and what you’re going to do to stand up to keep them.” Following the presentation, the congressman took questions from students curious about his stance on various current events.
Teresa Lemon – Daily Press

Sheriff urges parents to check sex offender registry before trick-or-treating

ARTESIA — Eddy County Sheriff Scott M. London is encouraging parents to review the county’s sex offender registry prior to taking their children trick-or-treating. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »