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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 »

Sign reminds drivers to be aware of motorcyclists

Subrena Lackey stands next to the newly placed motorcycle awareness sign on North 26th Street near U.S. 285. Lackey’s husband, Gary, was a motorcycle rider killed in an accident in April.   Ben Theobald – Daily Press

Subrena Lackey stands next to the newly placed motorcycle awareness sign on North 26th Street near U.S. 285. Lackey’s husband, Gary, was a motorcycle rider killed in an accident in April. Ben Theobald – Daily Press

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
The first motorcycle awareness sign in Eddy County was erected Wednesday on North 26th Street near U.S. 285. The sign reads “Watch for riders.” A call to place the sign was brought to the attention of Eddy County by Subrena Lackey, whose husband, Gary Lackey, a motorcycle rider, was killed in an accident at the intersection last April. Read the rest of this entry »

Council changes meeting time for 2015

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Artesia City Council will be holding its meetings at 6 p.m. in 2015 instead of 7 p.m. The change made at Tuesday’s meeting – the last of 2014 – was part of approving an open meetings resolution. Read the rest of this entry »

Make-A-Wish Foundation presents clubhouse to local boy

Colby Earl of WoodManor Playhouses presents the keys to a new playhouse to Daven Duran III Tuesday upon the fulfillment of Duran’s Make-A-Wish foundation request. Grace Miller - Daily Press

Colby Earl of WoodManor Playhouses presents the keys to a new playhouse to Daven Duran III Tuesday upon the fulfillment of Duran’s Make-A-Wish foundation request. Grace Miller – Daily Press

By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
Daven Duran III made a wish that was granted to him this week by the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Read the rest of this entry »