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Drive-by on Mann Avenue under investigation

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer

The Artesia Police Department is investigating an incident of shots fired in the early morning hours Sunday on Mann Avenue. Read the rest of this entry »

United Way reaches goal

Members of the North Eddy County United Way Board of Directors, from left, Sheila Fisher, Julie Gibson, Shannon Johnson, David Grousnick, Leah Boone and David Taylor, pose with the fully red chile signifying the organization has met its fundraising goal for 2015 and will be able to assist a total of 15 local organizations with funding.  Grace Miller – Daily Press

Members of the North Eddy County United Way Board of Directors, from left, Sheila Fisher, Julie Gibson, Shannon Johnson, David Grousnick, Leah Boone and David Taylor, pose with the fully red chile signifying the organization has met its fundraising goal for 2015 and will be able to assist a total of 15 local organizations with funding. Grace Miller – Daily Press

Pearce weighs in on local, state, national issues

1-25-PearceBy BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
There are a number of elements that play a part in Artesia’s economy, primary among those the oil and gas industry. Read the rest of this entry »

An intimate performance

Fans of country music legend Travis Tritt were treated to an intimate evening of some of the singer’s greatest hits Friday at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center. Tritt kept the crowd entertained with anecdotes and acoustic performance of chart-topping singles.  Teresa Lemon - Daily Press

Fans of country music legend Travis Tritt were treated to an intimate evening of some of the singer’s greatest hits Friday at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center. Tritt kept the crowd entertained with anecdotes and acoustic performance of chart-topping singles. Teresa Lemon – Daily Press

‘Siblings’ for life • Local teen, fifth-grader form bond through Big Brothers Big Sisters ‘Lunch Buddy’ program

1-25-BBBS-SmithYescasBy GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern New Mexico program (BBBS) is changing lives with its “Lunch Buddy” program. Not only are local adults forming lasting bonds with the “littles” they are paired with but one Artesia teen has found a rewarding match. Read the rest of this entry »