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Commission declares flooding a disaster

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Eddy County Commission approved a resolution Tuesday to declare September’s flooding as an official disaster. The damage from last month’s torrential rain has been assessed by Eddy County’s Emergency Operations Command (EOC), and it is substantial – especially to the county’s roads. Read the rest of this entry »

Crafty seniors

Above, Margie Garcia and Mary Lumpkin of Hobbs display their creative scarf necklaces to attendees of a craft fair held Saturday at the Senior Center. At left from front to back, Jacque Fader, Natividad Luevano, Margie Alaniz and Ruby Lovejoy show off a selection of their crafts. Grace Miller – Daily Press

Above, Margie Garcia and Mary Lumpkin of Hobbs display their creative scarf necklaces to attendees of a craft fair held Saturday at the Senior Center. At left from front to back, Jacque Fader, Natividad Luevano, Margie Alaniz and Ruby Lovejoy show off a selection of their crafts.
Grace Miller – Daily Press

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Artesia detention center draws more criticism

ARTESIA (AP) — Trailers have been set up for a school at a federal immigration detention center in Artesia. A basketball court and a soccer field have been installed. And detainees are pleading their cases over a video link with judges in Denver, Colo. Read the rest of this entry »

Six men sentenced to federal prison in robberies

ALBUQUERQUE — Six residents of Eddy County were sentenced Monday afternoon and this morning by a federal judge in Las Cruces to prison terms for violating the Hobbs Act by robbing businesses engaged in interstate commerce. Read the rest of this entry »

Mayor proclaims Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Brandon Messick – Daily Press Mayor Phillip Burch is joined by, from left, Shae Church, Crystal Sanchez-Mancha, Celina Bryant, Joyce Lloyd, Rose Rice and Valerie Bishop of Grammy’s House Thursday at City Hall as he issues a proclamation declaring October Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Artesia.

Brandon Messick – Daily Press
Mayor Phillip Burch is joined by, from left, Shae Church, Crystal Sanchez-Mancha, Celina Bryant, Joyce Lloyd, Rose Rice and Valerie Bishop of Grammy’s House Thursday at City Hall as he issues a proclamation declaring October Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Artesia.

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
Mayor Phillip Burch was joined Thursday afternoon by staff of Grammy’s House Domestic Violence Shelter to proclaim October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Artesia. Read the rest of this entry »