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Child Abuse Prevention Month

Guardians of the Children and the Artesia Drug & Crime Coalition placed blue pinwheels adorned with the message “Every child matters” around the perimeter of The Derrick Floor at Sixth and Main streets this weekend in recognition of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. April’s awareness campaign aims to educate citizens on the factors that contribute to child abuse in hopes of prevention, as well as to encourage witnesses of child abuse to report it to the proper authorities.  Brienne Green - Daily Press

Guardians of the Children and the Artesia Drug & Crime Coalition placed blue pinwheels adorned with the message “Every child matters” around the perimeter of The Derrick Floor at Sixth and Main streets this weekend in recognition of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. April’s awareness campaign aims to educate citizens on the factors that contribute to child abuse in hopes of prevention, as well as to encourage witnesses of child abuse to report it to the proper authorities. Brienne Green – Daily Press

Christ is risen, and He lives today (Pastor’s Corner)

Rick SmithBy Rick Smith

The baskets have been put away, the eggs have all been found, the ham has been eaten, the flowers admired and the sermon hopefully, has been inspiring. It would be a good time to stop and reflect what Christ did for us on that first Lord’s Day. Read the rest of this entry »

Bench helps AGH debut bone, joint center • Baseball Hall-of-Famer encourages Artesians to take advantage of new facility

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Johnny Bench tours Artesia General Hospital’s new Bone and Joint Destination Center Wednesday.  Brienne Green - Daily Press

Johnny Bench tours Artesia General Hospital’s new Bone and Joint Destination Center Wednesday. Brienne Green – Daily Press

By BRIENNE GREEN
Daily Press Editor
As a former catcher, Johnny Bench knows the pain that comes when muscles and joints begin to succumb to years of wear and tear. His message to Artesia Wednesday was simple: “You’re going to be amazed at what happens when you don’t have to live with that pain.” Read the rest of this entry »

Eager Beavers aid Paws & Claws

Cynthia Starkey and her Owl class from Grand Heights Early Childhood Center pose for a photograph in front of the donations of dog and cat food the children collected during their annual Pet Food Drive for Paws & Claws. The Owls won first place in the classroom competition and will be receiving a pizza party. Lynn Worley’s Tigers placed second and Dania Vega’s Ponies placed third.  Teresa Lemon – Daily Press

Cynthia Starkey and her Owl class from Grand Heights Early Childhood Center pose for a photograph in front of the donations of dog and cat food the children collected during their annual Pet Food Drive for Paws & Claws. The Owls won first place in the classroom competition and will be receiving a pizza party. Lynn Worley’s Tigers placed second and Dania Vega’s Ponies placed third. Teresa Lemon – Daily Press

Commission dealing with budget woes

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Eddy County Commission held a public workshop during its meeting Tuesday for a preliminary budget review as the June 30 deadline for the 2015-16 fiscal is fast approaching. Read the rest of this entry »