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Artesia man arrested on fraud, shoplifting charges

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
Pedro Esquibel, 31, of Artesia, was arrested on charges of fraud and shoplifting Wednesday afternoon when police say Esquibel attempted to return a TV speaker to Wal-Mart that he stole from the store earlier that day. Read the rest of this entry »

Officials to field questions at town hall

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
The City of Artesia and Eddy County will host a town hall meeting from 2-4 p.m. today at the First Baptist Church Total Life Center, 317 W. Richardson Ave. Read the rest of this entry »

Devon to host community pep rally following scrimmage

Brienne Green - Daily Press Artesia High School quarterback Justin Houghtaling finds his target during a passing game in July at Bulldog Bowl.

Brienne Green – Daily Press
Artesia High School quarterback Justin Houghtaling finds his target during a passing game in July at Bulldog Bowl.

By BRIENNE GREEN
Sports Editor
The annual intermural scrimmage and Quarterback Club hamburger fry are time-honored traditions in the City of Champions. Their arrival means football season is just around the corner, and that never fails to send waves of excitement rippling through the community. Read the rest of this entry »

Town Hall meeting set for Thursday

ARTESIA — The City of Artesia and Eddy County will host a second Town Hall meeting Thursday to discuss immigration issues at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facility on the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center campus. Read the rest of this entry »

County recognizes years of service

Courtesy Photo Several county employees and commissioners were recognized Tuesday for their years of service during a meeting of the Eddy County Commission. Recognized, from left, for 20 years of service to Eddy County were Commissioner Tony W. Hernandez, District 1; Commissioner Jack Volpato, District 4; and Norman Denton of the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office; for 25 years of service, Richard Rodriguez of the Public Works department; for 10 years, Radene Bradley of the Eddy County Clerk’s Office; and for five years, Commissioner Susan Crockett, District 5; Commissioner Royce Pearson, District 2; Commissioner Glenn Collier, District 3; and, not pictured, Kendra Potter of Public Works.

Courtesy Photo
Several county employees and commissioners were recognized Tuesday for their years of service during a meeting of the Eddy County Commission. Recognized, from left, for 20 years of service to Eddy County were Commissioner Tony W. Hernandez, District 1; Commissioner Jack Volpato, District 4; and Norman Denton of the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office; for 25 years of service, Richard Rodriguez of the Public Works department; for 10 years, Radene Bradley of the Eddy County Clerk’s Office; and for five years, Commissioner Susan Crockett, District 5; Commissioner Royce Pearson, District 2; Commissioner Glenn Collier, District 3; and, not pictured, Kendra Potter of Public Works.

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