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CVE celebrates energy efficiency project

From left, Roby Zumwalt of the Cottonwood Rural Water Co-op, Chuck Pinson, COO of CVE, USDA State Director of Rural Development Terry Brunner and USDA Area Specialist Ray Melton tour the geothermal control room at CVE’s new headquarters. Grace Miller - Daily Press

From left, Roby Zumwalt of the Cottonwood Rural Water Co-op, Chuck Pinson, COO of CVE, USDA State Director of Rural Development Terry Brunner and USDA Area Specialist Ray Melton tour the geothermal control room at CVE’s new headquarters. Grace Miller – Daily Press

By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
Terry Brunner, state director of USDA Rural Development, was in attendance Thursday at a ribbon cutting ceremony at Central Valley Electric Cooperative. The ceremony was held in recognition of the $80,000 USDA Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) grant that went toward a geothermal heating and cooling system installed in CVE’s new headquarters. Read the rest of this entry »

Minor structure fire at local business

Artesia Fire Department firefighters extinguish a fire at Artesia Car Parts, 118 W. Quay Ave., just after 3 p.m. Thursday. According to Division Chief of Operations Kevin Hope of the AFD, there were no injuries. Hope said there was minor damage inside the store, and the source of the fire was electrical.  Ben Theobald – Daily Press

Artesia Fire Department firefighters extinguish a fire at Artesia Car Parts, 118 W. Quay Ave., just after 3 p.m. Thursday. According to Division Chief of Operations Kevin Hope of the AFD, there were no injuries. Hope said there was minor damage inside the store, and the source of the fire was electrical. Ben Theobald – Daily Press

FFA team takes state • Parli-pro group earns spot at nationals

The Artesia FFA Greenhand Parliamentary Procedure team took first place Monday at the State Parliamentary Procedure competition in Portales. With the win, the group qualifies to compete at the FFA National Convention in October in Louisville, Ky. Pictured from left are Michaela Phipps, Chase Smith, Kyler Bowerman, Gracelyn Casey, Maegan Lemon, Trent Taylor, Emily McGuire and Sage Morris.  Courtesy Photo

The Artesia FFA Greenhand Parliamentary Procedure team took first place Monday at the State Parliamentary Procedure competition in Portales. With the win, the group qualifies to compete at the FFA National Convention in October in Louisville, Ky. Pictured from left are Michaela Phipps, Chase Smith, Kyler Bowerman, Gracelyn Casey, Maegan Lemon, Trent Taylor, Emily McGuire and Sage Morris. Courtesy Photo

Weather creating potential safety hazards

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
Today’s bad weather has become the source of some potential hazards in Artesia. Read the rest of this entry »

Snow returns to Artesia

Following a few days of unseasonal warmth, winter made its way back to the Artesia area today in the form of a snowstorm that hit in the early morning hours following an evening of rain. As of press time, .19 inches of precipitation had been reported with 2 to 3 inches of accumulation possible by tonight. Above, Mack the Bulldog sits under a blanket of snow at Seventh and Main streets.  Teresa Lemon - Daily Press

Following a few days of unseasonal warmth, winter made its way back to the Artesia area today in the form of a snowstorm that hit in the early morning hours following an evening of rain. As of press time, .19 inches of precipitation had been reported with 2 to 3 inches of accumulation possible by tonight. Above, Mack the Bulldog sits under a blanket of snow at Seventh and Main streets. Teresa Lemon – Daily Press