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7024U receives furniture donation

Nancy Husselman, second from left, and Sarah Mitchell, second from right, accept a donation of furniture last week at their temporary facility in the old CVE headquarters. Delivering the furniture is Brandon Palomin, left. Also pictured is David Husselman, right, of Concho Resources, who assisted with the unloading. Grace Miller -  Daily Press

Nancy Husselman, second from left, and Sarah Mitchell, second from right, accept a donation of furniture last week at their temporary facility in the old CVE headquarters. Delivering the furniture is Brandon Palomin, left. Also pictured is David Husselman, right, of Concho Resources, who assisted with the unloading.
Grace Miller – Daily Press

City working to repair flood damage

From left, Pedro Vargas, Clarence “Buddy” Sentell, Howard Bishop and Armando Lucero work to fill a pothole this morning in back of City Hall. The infrastructure crew is spot grading and filling holes caused by recent heavy rains. Crews will continue to work citywide over the next few days to repair road damage. The city reminds the public not to move or remove cones placed over these holes, as they are there for public safety. Grace Miller – Daily Press

From left, Pedro Vargas, Clarence “Buddy” Sentell, Howard Bishop and Armando Lucero work to fill a pothole this morning in back of City Hall. The infrastructure crew is spot grading and filling holes caused by recent heavy rains. Crews will continue to work citywide over the next few days to repair road damage. The city reminds the public not to move or remove cones placed over these holes, as they are there for public safety.
Grace Miller – Daily Press

Marrufo identifies strengths in APS students

Ciarra Marrufo APS Special Education Department

Ciarra Marrufo
APS Special Education Department

By LIANA SWARENGIN
Daily Press Staff Writer
Ciarra Marrufo grew up in Artesia, receiving her GED in 2006. She then earned her bachelor’s degree from Eastern New Mexico University, her master’s from University of the Southwest, and is currently working on her PhD through Capella Univeristy’s online program. Read the rest of this entry »

Council approves AFD shift change

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Artesia City Council approved a request Tuesday by the Artesia Fire Department to change its firefighters’ work schedule from the traditional 24-hours-on/48-hours-off schedule to a new schedule of 48-hours-on/96-hours-off. The request was accepted in a vote of 6-2. Read the rest of this entry »

County begins recovery after heavy flooding

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
Eddy County Manager Rick Rudometkin announced today that recovery has begun after heavy flooding this weekend. Emergency staff is driving throughout the county to assess damage to roads and structures. Read the rest of this entry »