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Fair sale nets more than $500,000 • County youth reap benefits

Eddy County Fair sale auction spotters Monte Avery, left, and Mike Hanagan encourage a bidder as a young participant steadies her heifer Saturday morning.  Brienne Green - Daily Press

Eddy County Fair sale auction spotters Monte Avery, left, and Mike Hanagan encourage a bidder as a young participant steadies her heifer Saturday morning. Brienne Green – Daily Press

Staff Reports
The Eddy County Fair wrapped up in typically positive fashion Saturday morning at the fairgrounds with the annual livestock sale. Read the rest of this entry »

Survey gives Artesia Public Library direction for the future

By LIANA SWARENGIN
Daily Press Staff Writer
Artesia Public Library director Laura Mischke Simon said the library has received all the surveys taken over the summer and is excited about some of the suggestions the public had to offer. Read the rest of this entry »

Best of Eddy County • Market lamb and goat

Kaylin Klein of Cottonwood 4-H displays his market lamb after taking Best of Eddy County in both the lamb and goat shows. Best of Eddy County consists of only livestock bred and raised in the county. Klein’s lamb was raised by K&M and his goat by Klein Goats. Kyle Kaufman judged all three shows.  Liana Swarengin - Daily Press

Kaylin Klein of Cottonwood 4-H displays his market lamb after taking Best of Eddy County in both the lamb and goat shows. Best of Eddy County consists of only livestock bred and raised in the county. Klein’s lamb was raised by K&M and his goat by Klein Goats. Kyle Kaufman judged all three shows. Liana Swarengin – Daily Press

Best of Eddy County • Swine

Jasmine Jones of Desert Doggies 4-H holds her banner after taking Best of Eddy County in the swine competition. Her pig was bred and raised by Polk Farms. All winning participants and breeders in the Best of Eddy County show received belt buckles.  Liana Swarengin - Daily Press

Jasmine Jones of Desert Doggies 4-H holds her banner after taking Best of Eddy County in the swine competition. Her pig was bred and raised by Polk Farms. All winning participants and breeders in the Best of Eddy County show received belt buckles. Liana Swarengin – Daily Press

Hard sell

Brylan Taylor holds up brother Trent Taylor’s prize ribbon for the crowd’s inspection during the Eddy County Fair sale Saturday morning.  Brienne Green - Daily Press

Brylan Taylor holds up brother Trent Taylor’s prize ribbon for the crowd’s inspection during the Eddy County Fair sale Saturday morning. Brienne Green – Daily Press