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Lunar eclipse

A lunar eclipse phenomenon known as a “blood moon” took place early this morning and was visible in the southern sky over Artesia. The eclipse was complete by just after 1 a.m., giving the moon an eerie red hue.  Grace Miller – Daily Press

A lunar eclipse phenomenon known as a “blood moon” took place early this morning and was visible in the southern sky over Artesia. The eclipse was complete by just after 1 a.m., giving the moon an eerie red hue. Grace Miller – Daily Press

7024U moves forward with renovations

Devon Volunteer Network volunteers and 7024U staff members begin tearing down walls and ripping up carpet Friday.  Liana Swarengin - Daily Press

Devon Volunteer Network volunteers and 7024U staff members begin tearing down walls and ripping up carpet Friday. Liana Swarengin – Daily Press

By LIANA SWARENGIN

Daily Press Staff Writer

7024U started its demolition work on the old Artesia police station at 702 W. Chisum Ave. Friday morning. Read the rest of this entry »

Assessment team tours Artesia’s arts, cultural offerings

Members of the New Mexico Arts & Culture District assessment team and the Artesia community pose for a photo Friday morning at the Artesia Public Library. Pictured are Jacobo D. Baca, Jeff Youtsey, Rich Williams, Karla McWilliams, William Powell, Shannon Johnson, Eduardo Martin, Elizabeth Stephens, Jenise Gharib, Loie Fecteau, Rebecca Prendergast, Michelle Lefuer Baca, Elmo Baca, Peyton Yates, Sandra Borges, Hayley Klein and Dave Boneau.  Grace Miller - Daily Press

Members of the New Mexico Arts & Culture District assessment team and the Artesia community pose for a photo Friday morning at the Artesia Public Library. Pictured are Jacobo D. Baca, Jeff Youtsey, Rich Williams, Karla McWilliams, William Powell, Shannon Johnson, Eduardo Martin, Elizabeth Stephens, Jenise Gharib, Loie Fecteau, Rebecca Prendergast, Michelle Lefuer Baca, Elmo Baca, Peyton Yates, Sandra Borges, Hayley Klein and Dave Boneau. Grace Miller – Daily Press

By GRACE MILLER

Daily Press Staff Writer

Artesia received praise Friday from its New Mexico Arts & Culture District assessment team for the city’s state-of-the-art facilities, cultural efforts, and thriving economy. Read the rest of this entry »

APD, APS begin ‘active shooter’ PSA campaign

By BRANDON MESSICK

Daily Press Staff Writer

The Artesia Police Department gave a presentation Friday at the Artesia High School Auditorium on the threat of armed attacks on schools. The assembly was the first part of an upcoming campaign to inform the public on steps that would be taken in the event of school violence such as that which struck Roswell’s Berrendo Middle School in January. Read the rest of this entry »

Chase Scholarships to be announced Tuesday

Chase Scholarship recipients from the Artesia High School Class of 2013 pose for a photo.  Courtesy Photo

Chase Scholarship recipients from the Artesia High School Class of 2013 pose for a photo. Courtesy Photo

ARTESIA — The Chase Foundation is pleased to announce the 2014 Scholarship Program for graduating seniors of Artesia High School. Read the rest of this entry »