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The Artesia Daily Press magazine for 2014, "Young Professionals", will be available in the Sunday, July 13 edition of the paper or available at the Artesia Daily Press office. This is a 28 page full color magazine. Cost is $1 to purchase copies of this great magazine.

The Artesia Daily Press magazine for 2014, “Young Professionals”, is available in the Sunday, July 13 edition of the paper or available at the Artesia Daily Press office. This is a 28 page full color magazine. Cost is $1 to purchase copies of this great magazine.

Groundbreaking held on new museum annex • New facility to house gallery, research room

Museum and local officials take part in a groundbreaking ceremony Monday at the site of the Artesia Historical Museum’s new art annex and multi-use building. Pictured from left are Charlie Holder, chairman of the museum Board of Directors, Rod Davis, treasurer, City Councilor Kent Bratcher, Artesia Trailblazers President Jessie Brownfield, Executive Director of Artesia MainStreet Rebecca Prendergast, Trailblazers member David Grousnick, City Councilor Jeff Youtsey, Artesia Museum Director Nancy Dunn, Chamber of Commerce assistant Kelcey McCaleb, museum registrar Carissa Baize, Chamber of Commerce Director of Administration Debbie Van Der Veen, museum employee Yvette Duarte, Facilities Maintenance Supervisor John Anguiano, Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Hayley Klein, and City of Artesia Community Development Director Jim McGuire.  Grace Miller – Daily Press

Museum and local officials take part in a groundbreaking ceremony Monday at the site of the Artesia Historical Museum’s new art annex and multi-use building. Pictured from left are Charlie Holder, chairman of the museum Board of Directors, Rod Davis, treasurer, City Councilor Kent Bratcher, Artesia Trailblazers President Jessie Brownfield, Executive Director of Artesia MainStreet Rebecca Prendergast, Trailblazers member David Grousnick, City Councilor Jeff Youtsey, Artesia Museum Director Nancy Dunn, Chamber of Commerce assistant Kelcey McCaleb, museum registrar Carissa Baize, Chamber of Commerce Director of Administration Debbie Van Der Veen, museum employee Yvette Duarte, Facilities Maintenance Supervisor John Anguiano, Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Hayley Klein, and City of Artesia Community Development Director Jim McGuire. Grace Miller – Daily Press

By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Artesia Historical Museum broke ground Monday morning on the newly excavated space where construction will begin on a new art annex and multi-use building adjacent the museum, an expansion which will create new opportunities to learn more about the Artesia community and its history. Read the rest of this entry »

‘Itch to Stitch’ showcase begins Friday at library

ARTESIA — Friends of the Artesia Public Library will present “An Itch to Stitch” this weekend, the first Summer Showcase event held at Artesia’s new public library. Read the rest of this entry »

County residents blast zoning decision

La Huerta, Otis, Standpipe citizens term annexation a ‘backroom deal

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Eddy County Commission called a special meeting last week to determine the passage of an ordinance that would allow the City of Carlsbad to annex land within a two-mile radius of its borders as an extraterritorial zone. The ordinance was passed, and today, county residents from the La Huerta, Standpipe and Otis regions of Eddy County filled Commission Chambers to voice their outrage.

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Forty Central American immigrants deported from FLETC facility

ARTESIA (AP) — About 40 Central American immigrants detained briefly at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center were deported Monday, officials confirmed. Read the rest of this entry »