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Smile Xpressions to hold open house Friday

Dr. Michele Carter, DDS

Dr. Michele Carter, DDS

By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
Smile Xpressions will celebrate its new location at 2520 W. Hermosa Drive Friday with an open house and ribbon cutting. Read the rest of this entry »

Trick-or-treating to be held Nov. 1 in Artesia

ARTESIA — The City Council decided at its Tuesday meeting to move trick-or-treating from Friday, Oct. 31, to Saturday, Nov. 1, in Artesia. Read the rest of this entry »

Park principal loses bet; everyone still wins

Park Junior High Principal Cody Skinner kisses a pig held by science teachers Ashley Mason and Haley Montes to cap off the school’s recent fundraiser for United Way. Eighth-graders and freshmen competed to see who could raise the most money, with teachers and principals volunteering to represent each class. The “winning” volunteers had five gallons of water dumped on their heads, while the “losers” received a pie in the face and a kiss from a pig, generously loaned by Polk Farms.  Courtesy Photo – Jennifer Duff

Park Junior High Principal Cody Skinner kisses a pig held by science teachers Ashley Mason and Haley Montes to cap off the school’s recent fundraiser for United Way. Eighth-graders and freshmen competed to see who could raise the most money, with teachers and principals volunteering to represent each class. The “winning” volunteers had five gallons of water dumped on their heads, while the “losers” received a pie in the face and a kiss from a pig, generously loaned by Polk Farms.
Courtesy Photo – Jennifer Duff

Mayor: More immigrants coming to center

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — A temporary detention center in southeastern New Mexico holding nearly 500 Central American immigrants likely will get more detainees and isn’t closing anytime soon, said the mayor of the city where it is located. Read the rest of this entry »

Hurd mural undergoes restoration, repair • Restoration for the Future

Conservation specialists with Olin Conservation Inc. of Great Falls, Va., work to repair damage done to the Peter Hurd mural “The Future Belongs to Those Who Prepare for It” last week at the Artesia Public Library.  Grace Miller - Daily Press

Conservation specialists with Olin Conservation Inc. of Great Falls, Va., work to repair damage done to the Peter Hurd mural “The Future Belongs to Those Who Prepare for It” last week at the Artesia Public Library. Grace Miller – Daily Press

By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
After overcoming significant obstacles, the 65,000-pound painting titled “The Future Belongs to Those Who Prepare for It” by artist Peter Hurd is returning to the form originally envisioned by the artist in 1952. Read the rest of this entry »