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Honoring fallen heroes • Local bugler, veteran offers services to area families

9-14-Bugler
By LIANA SWARENGIN
Daily Press Staff Writer
Manuel Florez’s love for music began in the sixth grade when he first started playing the trumpet. Florez played all the way through high school. Read the rest of this entry »

Local nonprofit to open child development, learning center

ARTESIA — Do you know where your child is? Read the rest of this entry »

Altrusa to host ice cream social

Artesia Altrusa members Paula Menefee and Michele Chambers are ready to serve Bennie Patterson a sample of the homemade ice cream that will be served Monday at Altrusa International of Artesia’s annual ice cream social for Artesia seniors. The social will take place from 6-7 p.m. Monday at the Senior Center. Seniors are invited to attend for fun, music, dancing and free ice cream, cobbler and cake.  Courtesy Photo

Artesia Altrusa members Paula Menefee and Michele Chambers are ready to serve Bennie Patterson a sample of the homemade ice cream that will be served Monday at Altrusa International of Artesia’s annual ice cream social for Artesia seniors. The social will take place from 6-7 p.m. Monday at the Senior Center. Seniors are invited to attend for fun, music, dancing and free ice cream, cobbler and cake. Courtesy Photo

AFD 9/11 memorial golf tournament a success

AFD Courtesy Photo AFD Chief Kevin Hope, left, putts Thursday during the 9/11 Memorial Golf Tournament at the Artesia Country Club as teammate Chief J.D. Hummingbird looks on.

AFD Courtesy Photo
AFD Chief Kevin Hope, left, putts Thursday during the 9/11 Memorial Golf Tournament at the Artesia Country Club as teammate Chief J.D. Hummingbird looks on.

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Artesia Fire Department and TriState CareFlight hosted and participated in a 9/11 memorial golf tournament Thursday, with proceeds donated to the Unit Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships to the descendants of U.S. special forces members who died while on active duty. Read the rest of this entry »

Artesians ‘locked up’ to benefit MDA

Grace Miller - Daily Press Noreen Teel of the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions is taken into “custody” by Community Service Officer Myra Barnum Wednesday during the MDA’s annual Lock-Up fundraiser.

Grace Miller – Daily Press
Noreen Teel of the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions is taken into “custody” by Community Service Officer Myra Barnum Wednesday during the MDA’s annual Lock-Up fundraiser.

By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
On Wednesday morning, Artesia Community Service Officers were on the move, sweeping the city and making stops at many Artesia businesses to pick up “jailbirds” nominated by their peers and business associates to serve time for the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s annual Lock-Up fundraising initiative. Read the rest of this entry »