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Assessment team tours Artesia’s arts, cultural offerings

Members of the New Mexico Arts & Culture District assessment team and the Artesia community pose for a photo Friday morning at the Artesia Public Library. Pictured are Jacobo D. Baca, Jeff Youtsey, Rich Williams, Karla McWilliams, William Powell, Shannon Johnson, Eduardo Martin, Elizabeth Stephens, Jenise Gharib, Loie Fecteau, Rebecca Prendergast, Michelle Lefuer Baca, Elmo Baca, Peyton Yates, Sandra Borges, Hayley Klein and Dave Boneau.  Grace Miller - Daily Press

Members of the New Mexico Arts & Culture District assessment team and the Artesia community pose for a photo Friday morning at the Artesia Public Library. Pictured are Jacobo D. Baca, Jeff Youtsey, Rich Williams, Karla McWilliams, William Powell, Shannon Johnson, Eduardo Martin, Elizabeth Stephens, Jenise Gharib, Loie Fecteau, Rebecca Prendergast, Michelle Lefuer Baca, Elmo Baca, Peyton Yates, Sandra Borges, Hayley Klein and Dave Boneau. Grace Miller – Daily Press

By GRACE MILLER

Daily Press Staff Writer

Artesia received praise Friday from its New Mexico Arts & Culture District assessment team for the city’s state-of-the-art facilities, cultural efforts, and thriving economy. Read the rest of this entry »

APD, APS begin ‘active shooter’ PSA campaign

By BRANDON MESSICK

Daily Press Staff Writer

The Artesia Police Department gave a presentation Friday at the Artesia High School Auditorium on the threat of armed attacks on schools. The assembly was the first part of an upcoming campaign to inform the public on steps that would be taken in the event of school violence such as that which struck Roswell’s Berrendo Middle School in January. Read the rest of this entry »

Chase Scholarships to be announced Tuesday

Chase Scholarship recipients from the Artesia High School Class of 2013 pose for a photo.  Courtesy Photo

Chase Scholarship recipients from the Artesia High School Class of 2013 pose for a photo. Courtesy Photo

ARTESIA — The Chase Foundation is pleased to announce the 2014 Scholarship Program for graduating seniors of Artesia High School. Read the rest of this entry »

Wreck on highway injures two

Emergency services personnel respond Thursday afternoon to the scene of a two-vehicle accident at Fairgrounds Road and Seven Rivers Highway. According to the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office, a red Ford Taurus failed to stop at a posted stop sign while traveling west on Fairgrounds and was struck by a silver Dodge Neon traveling southbound on the highway. The driver of the Taurus was transported to Artesia General Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Neon was airlifted to Lubbock, Texas, with more serious injuries. It is unknown at this time whether alcohol was a factor. The incident is still under investigation. Brandon Messick – Daily Press

Emergency services personnel respond Thursday afternoon to the scene of a two-vehicle accident at Fairgrounds Road and Seven Rivers Highway. According to the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office, a red Ford Taurus failed to stop at a posted stop sign while traveling west on Fairgrounds and was struck by a silver Dodge Neon traveling southbound on the highway. The driver of the Taurus was transported to Artesia General Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Neon was airlifted to Lubbock, Texas, with more serious injuries. It is unknown at this time whether alcohol was a factor. The incident is still under investigation.
Brandon Messick – Daily Press

Artesia students to attend BPA national conference

Students raising funds by waiting tables today at Pecos Diamond

Students raising funds by waiting tables today at Pecos Diamond

ARTESIA — Top students from Artesia High School will attend the Business Professionals of America (BPA) 2014 National Leadership Conference, “Accelerate Your Future,” April 30 – May 4 in Indianapolis, Ind. Read the rest of this entry »