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Grand Champion swine

 McKinah Gwynne of the Artesia FFA proudly displays her Grand Champion banner after taking top market swine award with her cross pig. Joining Gwynne is show judge Miles Toenyes of Illinois. DeShea Hanagan - Daily Press


McKinah Gwynne of the Artesia FFA proudly displays her Grand Champion banner after taking top market swine award with her cross pig. Joining Gwynne is show judge Miles Toenyes of Illinois.
DeShea Hanagan – Daily Press

Carlsbad man arrested in Artesia burglary

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
Lupe Ray Contreras, 35, of Carlsbad, was arrested last week on charges of burglary and larceny after he was reported as a suspect in the theft of a bicycle from the shed of an Artesia resident. Read the rest of this entry »

Eddy County Fair Begins

Liana Swarengin - Daily Press Fair Queen crowned  Joy Menefee poses for a photo after being crowned the 2014 Eddy County Fair Queen by outgoing queen Storme Cartwright. Menefee, 17, attends Artesia High School and is involved in FFA. She said she is excited to be the new queen and looking forward to her fair-time responsibilities, which include handing out ribbons and assisting at the sale. Menefee also raised three dairy heifers, which she showed Monday evening.

Liana Swarengin – Daily Press
Fair Queen crowned
Joy Menefee poses for a photo after being crowned the 2014 Eddy County Fair Queen by outgoing queen Storme Cartwright. Menefee, 17, attends Artesia High School and is involved in FFA. She said she is excited to be the new queen and looking forward to her fair-time responsibilities, which include handing out ribbons and assisting at the sale. Menefee also raised three dairy heifers, which she showed Monday evening.

Eddy County Fair Begins

Officials usher in week of activities  At left, Eddy County and Fair Board officials and participants cut a ribbon Monday to signify the official opening of the 2014 Eddy County Fair. The week of activities will continue through Saturday, July 26, at the Eddy County Fairgrounds on North 13th Street.

Officials usher in week of activities
Above, Eddy County and Fair Board officials and participants cut a ribbon Monday to signify the official opening of the 2014 Eddy County Fair. The week of activities will continue through Saturday, July 26, at the Eddy County Fairgrounds on North 13th Street.

Governor tours ICE facility at FLETC • Martinez: ‘This should not be happening’

Governor Susana Martinez speaks with children being housed at an ICE temporary detention facility at the FLETC Saturday morning.  Photo Courtesy Mike Lonergan

Governor Susana Martinez speaks with children being housed at an ICE temporary detention facility at the FLETC Saturday morning. Photo Courtesy Mike Lonergan

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