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Lt. Gov. Sanchez visits Artesia

By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
Lt. Governor John Sanchez began the political swing this week, traveling through Eddy County campaigning for incumbent Governor Susana Martinez.
Martinez, a Republican, is being challenged this year by Attorney General Gary King, a Democrat. Read the rest of this entry »

Art in the Park set for Saturday

Brienne Green - Daily Press Art in the Park attendees peruse vendor booths at the 2013 event at Central Park.

Brienne Green – Daily Press
Art in the Park attendees peruse vendor booths at the 2013 event at Central Park.

By BRIENNE GREEN
Daily Press Editor
For many Artesians, Art in the Park heralds the official transition to autumn. Read the rest of this entry »

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