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State championship No. 28 sparks new interest in Bulldog blanket

 

12-14-BulldogBlanketBy TERESA LEMON
Community Living Editor
According to Becky Torrez, family and consumer science instructor at Artesia High School, the Bulldogs’ most recent state title has sparked renewed interest in a blanket that originally went on sale in the late 1990s. Read the rest of this entry »

Mack decked out for holidays

Seanna Nix and Fabian DeHoyos change out the attire on Mack the Bulldog at the corner of Seventh and Main streets. Now officially a state champion, Mack is adorned in lights and a festive stocking cap and surrounded by poinsettias amidst the winter wonderland around Ralph Nix Exploration.  Grace Miller – Daily Press

Seanna Nix and Fabian DeHoyos change out the attire on Mack the Bulldog at the corner of Seventh and Main streets. Now officially a state champion, Mack is adorned in lights and a festive stocking cap and surrounded by poinsettias amidst the winter wonderland around Ralph Nix Exploration. Grace Miller – Daily Press

Heavy fog continues in Artesia area • Drivers urged to exercise caution when visibility is low

A truck is barely visible through dense fog this morning on U.S. 285.  Maegan Lemon - for the Daily Press

A truck is barely visible through dense fog this morning on U.S. 285. Maegan Lemon – for the Daily Press

ARTESIA — Artesia was blanketed with dense fog again this morning for the fourth day in a row, and drivers are encouraged to take precautions when driving in low visibility.
Fog creates dangerous driving conditions and has been the cause of a high number of accidents and fatalities. Fog, blowing dust, heavy rain, and smoke can all lower visibility on the roads. It is important for drivers to drive as safely as possible in these conditions. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.

Mariachi extravaganza at Ocotillo

Performers with Mariachi Aguila de Aztlan and Ballet Folklorica Paso del Norte treat attendees Thursday at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center to “A Mariachi Christmas.” The OPAC’s final touring performance of 2014 ushered in the holiday season with colorful costumes, mariachi music, and folkloric dance representing the traditions of Mexico.  Grace Miller - Daily Press

Performers with Mariachi Aguila de Aztlan and Ballet Folklorica Paso del Norte treat attendees Thursday at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center to “A Mariachi Christmas.” The OPAC’s final touring performance of 2014 ushered in the holiday season with colorful costumes, mariachi music, and folkloric dance representing the traditions of Mexico. Grace Miller – Daily Press

BBBS seeking teams for Bowl for Kids’ Sake event

“Big” Mykol Reno poses with “Little” Anthony Burge at Artesia High School. Big Brothers, Big Sisters of the Pecos Valley is seeking teams for its Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraiser coming up in February.  Grace Miller - Daily Press

“Big” Mykol Reno poses with “Little” Anthony Burge at Artesia High School. Big Brothers, Big Sisters of the Pecos Valley is seeking teams for its Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraiser coming up in February. Grace Miller – Daily Press

By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
The 2015 primary fundraiser for Big Brothers, Big Sisters of the Pecos Valley, Bowl for Kids’ Sake, will hold an event this year in Artesia. Read the rest of this entry »