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Thomas plays to packed house

Pop, country and gospel singer BJ Thomas sings “Billy and Sue” to a packed house Thursday at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center. The singer of such standards as “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head” and “Hooked on a Feeling” drew an enthusiastic crowd for a performance that spanned his long and diverse career. Brienne Green - Daily Press

Pop, country and gospel singer BJ Thomas sings “Billy and Sue” to a packed house Thursday at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center. The singer of such standards as “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head” and “Hooked on a Feeling” drew an enthusiastic crowd for a performance that spanned his long and diverse career.
Brienne Green – Daily Press

Cruzin’ for Vets

 Above from left, Fuego Wireless staff Alyssa Lopez, Gema Bustamante, Melissa Brown and Gracie Martinez pose with veterans Danny Carroll and Douglas Blaine prior to Fuego’s Cruzin’ for Vets event. At left, Cliff Owens, Berry Dova, Carroll and Joe Bersic prepare to ride. Fuego held the inaugural event, sponsored by PVT, to benefit veterans’ organizations of Artesia, Carlsbad, Roswell and Hobbs. Participant motorcyclists drove from their cities to checkpoints in the four communities. Artesia’s checkpoint was Chapz Bar and Grill, where riders were able to stop and pick up a card for prize drawings at the subsequent wrap-up party.  Grace Miller – Daily Press


Above from left, Fuego Wireless staff Alyssa Lopez, Gema Bustamante, Melissa Brown and Gracie Martinez pose with veterans Danny Carroll and Douglas Blaine prior to Fuego’s Cruzin’ for Vets event. Below, Cliff Owens, Berry Dova, Carroll and Joe Bersic prepare to ride. Fuego held the inaugural event, sponsored by PVT, to benefit veterans’ organizations of Artesia, Carlsbad, Roswell and Hobbs. Participant motorcyclists drove from their cities to checkpoints in the four communities. Artesia’s checkpoint was Chapz Bar and Grill, where riders were able to stop and pick up a card for prize drawings at the subsequent wrap-up party.
Grace Miller – Daily Press

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Local veterans honored at Baish Park celebration

Ben Theobald – Daily Press An Artesia veteran looks at The Wall of Honor Tuesday in Baish Veterans’ Park. The Wall of Honor contains the names of 970 Eddy County veterans.

Ben Theobald – Daily Press
An Artesia veteran looks at The Wall of Honor Tuesday in Baish Veterans’ Park. The Wall of Honor contains the names of 970 Eddy County veterans.

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
The City of Artesia honored its veterans Tuesday with a celebration at Baish Veterans’ Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Council votes ‘no’ on city Water Conservation Plan

Ben Theobald – Daily Press Artesia citizen Marvin Whitlock speaks in favor of the Water Conservation Plan at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.

Ben Theobald – Daily Press
Artesia citizen Marvin Whitlock speaks in favor of the Water Conservation Plan at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Artesia City Council voted Tuesday night not to pass an ordinance which would have been the basis for a potential Water Conservation Plan for the City of Artesia. Read the rest of this entry »

Artesia McDonald’s closed for renovation

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By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
Fast-food giant McDonald’s recently closed the doors to its Artesia location as plans unfolded to tear down the existing building in preparation for a new, larger restaurant. Read the rest of this entry »