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City council to hear property proposals, interim budget

ARTESIA — The Artesia City Council will consider a number of property proposals at their meeting Tuesday in Council Chambers at City Hall, as well as the adoption of a 2015-16 interim budget. Read the rest of this entry »

Artesia Arts Council Summer Movie Series

(except in this case) begins at 8:15 p.m. Thursday, May 28 with “Breakfast at  Tiffany’s” in Heritage Walkway.

(except in this case)
begins at 8:15 p.m.
Thursday, May 28
with “Breakfast at
Tiffany’s” in Heritage
Walkway.

Thirst Responders Drive a success

Grand Heights Early Childhood Center’s recent Cpl. D. Robert Harvey Thirst Responders Drive collected 1,284 cases of water and Gatorade for local first responders with the Artesia Police Department, Artesia Fire Department, Eddy County Sheriff’s Office and New Mexico State Police this year, which were presented to representatives of the agencies Monday at the kindergarten. The drive was initiated three years ago by Grand Heights teacher Diana Harvey, mother of Cpl. D. Robert Harvey, a Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office deputy killed in the line of duty in 2009 when he was struck by a drunk driver while responding to a call. Pictured above from left are LCSO deputies Randy Stevens, Chris Vigil and Anthony Castillo, AFD firefighters Andrew Sena, Erik Nunez, William Guin, Brenden Harvey, Cpl. Harvey’s brother, and David Watson, Cpl. Harvey’s wife, Stacy Harvey, and AFD firefighters Rich Lindberg (not visible) and Kevin Willard.  Ben Theobald – Daily Press

Grand Heights Early Childhood Center’s recent Cpl. D. Robert Harvey Thirst Responders Drive collected 1,284 cases of water and Gatorade for local first responders with the Artesia Police Department, Artesia Fire Department, Eddy County Sheriff’s Office and New Mexico State Police this year, which were presented to representatives of the agencies Monday at the kindergarten. The drive was initiated three years ago by Grand Heights teacher Diana Harvey, mother of Cpl. D. Robert Harvey, a Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office deputy killed in the line of duty in 2009 when he was struck by a drunk driver while responding to a call. Pictured above from left are LCSO deputies Randy Stevens, Chris Vigil and Anthony Castillo, AFD firefighters Andrew Sena, Erik Nunez, William Guin, Brenden Harvey, Cpl. Harvey’s brother, and David Watson, Cpl. Harvey’s wife, Stacy Harvey, and AFD firefighters Rich Lindberg (not visible) and Kevin Willard. Ben Theobald – Daily Press

Artesia High School graduates 208 • Class of 2015 first to graduate in Bulldog Pit

Members of the Artesia High School Class of 2015, left, close their commencement ceremony with the singing of the alma mater Thursday evening at Bulldog Pit. Graduation exercises were relocated from Bulldog Bowl due to impending rain showers, but the new graduates did not let the change of venue put a damper on their celebration. Above right, Keenan Flynn delivers his speech, “The Way is the Goal,” to classmates, while Wesley Burnett, below right, asks his fellow graduates “Four Questions.”   Brienne Green - Daily Press

Members of the Artesia High School Class of 2015, top, close their commencement ceremony with the singing of the alma mater Thursday evening at Bulldog Pit. Graduation exercises were relocated from Bulldog Bowl due to impending rain showers, but the new graduates did not let the change of venue put a damper on their celebration. Bottom , Keenan Flynn delivers his speech, “The Way is the Goal,” to classmates, while Wesley Burnett, below, asks his fellow graduates “Four Questions.”  Brienne Green – Daily Press

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AFD responds to fire at local business

Artesia Fire Department firefighters respond to a fire this morning at LaRue C.E. Oil, 705 N. First St. According to AFD Chief Kevin Hope, the incident consisted of a small, smoldering fire under the wood floorboards of the property. Firefighters were able to put out the fire quickly using only an extinguisher. There were no reports of injuries. Hope said the AFD is looking into what caused the fire.  Ben Theobald – Daily Press

Artesia Fire Department firefighters respond to a fire this morning at LaRue C.E. Oil, 705 N. First St. According to AFD Chief Kevin Hope, the incident consisted of a small, smoldering fire under the wood floorboards of the property. Firefighters were able to put out the fire quickly using only an extinguisher. There were no reports of injuries. Hope said the AFD is looking into what caused the fire. Ben Theobald – Daily Press