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AFD welcomes new firefighters to its ranks

Lynn Edens pins a badge on her husband, newly-graduated firefighter Mark Edens, this morning. “He’s been wanting this for a very long time,” she said. Brandon Messick - Daily Press

Lynn Edens pins a badge on her husband, newly-graduated firefighter Mark Edens, this morning. “He’s been wanting this for a very long time,” she said.
Brandon Messick – Daily Press

 

By BRANDON MESSICK

Daily Press Staff Writer

Three cadets graduated from Artesia’s fire academy today in a ceremony attended by family and fellow firefighters. Read the rest of this entry »

‘Alexander’ to go on for public Friday

Kindergarteners from Grand Heights Early Childhood Center enjoyed a special presentation this morning of “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center. The show will go on for the public at 7 p.m. Friday, April 11, at the OPAC. Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for children. Liana Swarengin - Daily Press

Kindergarteners from Grand Heights Early Childhood Center enjoyed a special presentation this morning of “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center. The show will go on for the public at 7 p.m. Friday, April 11, at the OPAC. Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for children.
Liana Swarengin – Daily Press

Artesia establishing arts, culture presence

From left, Hayley Klein, Richard Williams, David Boneau, Rebecca Prendergast, Elizabeth Stephens, Kelly Schaller and Sandra Borges pose for a photo after receiving the state brand designating Artesia as an Arts and Culture District in New Mexico. Liana Swarengin - Daily Press

From left, Hayley Klein, Richard Williams, David Boneau, Rebecca Prendergast, Elizabeth Stephens, Kelly Schaller and Sandra Borges pose for a photo after receiving the state brand designating Artesia as an Arts and Culture District in New Mexico.
Liana Swarengin – Daily Press

By LIANA SWARENGIN

Daily Press Staff Writer

Interested members of the public attended a reception Wednesday evening at Hotel Artesia to learn more about a resource committee that has started working to take a closer look at the arts and cultural side of Artesia. Read the rest of this entry »

Council concerned over rise in crime stats

By BRANDON MESSICK

Daily Press Staff Writer

The Artesia City Council expressed alarm Tuesday over a large increase in reported burglaries. Read the rest of this entry »

Local oil company fined for failing to report production

ARTESIA (AP) — The federal government is fining an Artesia oil man more than $700,000 for failing to submit reports on production on its federal leases in New Mexico. Read the rest of this entry »