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Two women bound over on armed robbery charges

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
Crystal Gonzales, 22, and Judy A. Carillo, 44, both of Artesia, are scheduled for preliminary examinations this week on charges of armed robbery and aggravated burglary in August. Read the rest of this entry »

Kindergarten students learn fire safety at Fire Prevention Day

Above, Evan Heald, Matthew Livingston, Brandalynn Orr, Chase Collins and Chloe Aguilar crawl their way to safety out of a simulated bedroom fire as non-toxic smoke billows above them Tuesday during a Fire Prevention Week demonstration at Grand Heights. The students were observed by Chris Chavarria, assistant fire chief and EMT. At left, kindergarten students listen to fire safety lessons. Grace Miller – Daily Press

Above, Evan Heald, Matthew Livingston, Brandalynn Orr, Chase Collins and Chloe Aguilar crawl their way to safety out of a simulated bedroom fire as non-toxic smoke billows above them Tuesday during a Fire Prevention Week demonstration at Grand Heights. The students were observed by Chris Chavarria, assistant fire chief and EMT. At left, kindergarten students listen to fire safety lessons.
Grace Miller – Daily Press

10-9-FPD2By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
Students at Grand Heights Early Childhood Center received a lesson in fire prevention this week from the Riverside Volunteer Fire Department. Read the rest of this entry »

Artesia man arrested for relationship with 15-year-old

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
Markquett Wiseman, 43, of Artesia, was arrested Wednesday morning on charges of criminal sexual penetration of a minor when officers discovered his alleged sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl. Read the rest of this entry »

Mayor announces reversal of deportation trend at ICE facility

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
According to Artesia Mayor Phillip Burch, 68 undocumented detainees at Artesia’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facility have been released to locations within the United States this week, with 13 detainees being deported. Read the rest of this entry »

Pride of the Pecos Valley performs

The Artesia High School marching band performs its western-themed halftime show for the judges and public Tuesday evening at the annual Southeast New Mexico Music Educators Association District Marching Festival at Bulldog Bowl. The band’s performance, which includes songs such as “Bonanza” and “Ghost Riders in the Sky,” earned them a top rating of 1. The AHS color guard also earned a 1 in competition at the band park.  Brienne Green - Daily Press

The Artesia High School marching band performs its western-themed halftime show for the judges and public Tuesday evening at the annual Southeast New Mexico Music Educators Association District Marching Festival at Bulldog Bowl. The band’s performance, which includes songs such as “Bonanza” and “Ghost Riders in the Sky,” earned them a top rating of 1. The AHS color guard also earned a 1 in competition at the band park.
Brienne Green – Daily Press