Archive for category Artesia Headlines

Oil field accident kills 21 year old Hobbs man

(Artesia, NM) Sheriff Scott London reports that deputies and emergency medical personnel responded to a report of an industrial accident at 730 W. Kincaid Ranch Road South of Artesia yesterday, where a release of gas killed one oil field worker. Read the rest of this entry »

Infrastructure Director announces maintenance projects

By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
Artesia’s infrastructure director, Byron Landfair, announced that several projects are being planned for the near future, while others are nearing completion. Read the rest of this entry »

Let it Rain

Larraine Drake smiles as she makes her way to work walking in the rain. The Ag Science Center recorded .86 inches of precipitation as of 7 a.m. this morning.  Christina Pizarro / Daily Press

Larraine Drake smiles as she makes her way to work walking in the rain. The Ag Science Center recorded .86 inches of precipitation as of 7 a.m. this morning.
Christina Pizarro / Daily Press

ICE literally overwhelmed with donations for detainees

Brandon Messick / Daily Press  Donations made this week by the Artesia community are stored in the Chamber of Commerce until they can be picked up by ICE officials. ICE officials announced that they will no longer be accepting donations of toys or games for detainees.

Brandon Messick / Daily Press
Donations made this week by the Artesia community are stored in the Chamber of Commerce until they can be picked up by ICE officials. ICE officials announced that they will no longer be accepting donations of toys or games for detainees.

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency announced this week that they will no longer be accepting toy donations through the Artesia Chamber of Commerce. Read the rest of this entry »

2014 Eddy County Fair Anvil Toss Winners

Men’s
Miguel Duran-1st place- 23’0”, Brett Riggs-2nd place-18’5 1/2”, Clay Mason-3rd place-18’3 1/2” Read the rest of this entry »