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Make-A-Wish Foundation presents clubhouse to local boy

Colby Earl of WoodManor Playhouses presents the keys to a new playhouse to Daven Duran III Tuesday upon the fulfillment of Duran’s Make-A-Wish foundation request. Grace Miller - Daily Press

Colby Earl of WoodManor Playhouses presents the keys to a new playhouse to Daven Duran III Tuesday upon the fulfillment of Duran’s Make-A-Wish foundation request. Grace Miller – Daily Press

By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
Daven Duran III made a wish that was granted to him this week by the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Read the rest of this entry »

Ride for Bikes completes campaign

Volunteers with the Ride for Bikes charity’s assembly workshop celebrate Saturday at the Artesia Center after completing 342 bicycles in a one-hour, 15-minute time frame. Approximately 125 people manned the 29 assembly stations, four inspection stations, and “air force” stations to ensure the bikes were secure and ready for the children receiving them to ride.  Grace Miller – Daily Press

Volunteers with the Ride for Bikes charity’s assembly workshop celebrate Saturday at the Artesia Center after completing 342 bicycles in a one-hour, 15-minute time frame. Approximately 125 people manned the 29 assembly stations, four inspection stations, and “air force” stations to ensure the bikes were secure and ready for the children receiving them to ride. Grace Miller – Daily Press

Local kids have chance to shop with local officers, military

12-9 Shop With A Hero (2)

Above, local children are paired up with law enforcement officers at Park Junior High prior to setting out for Wal-Mart. Below, Jesus Molina holds the gift he selected while shopping with Officer Edgar Palomarez of the New Mexico State Police.  Ben Theobald - Daily Press

Above, local children are paired up with law enforcement officers at Park Junior High prior to setting out for Wal-Mart. Top Picture, Jesus Molina holds the gift he selected while shopping with Officer Edgar Palomarez of the New Mexico State Police. Ben Theobald – Daily Press

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
The holidays are known to be a time to give as much as receive. Members of the Artesia Police Department, New Mexico State Police, Artesia Fire Department, and the military gave their contributions to kids by taking them shopping at Wal-Mart Saturday for the event known as “Shop with a Hero.” Read the rest of this entry »

Bulldogs bring home No. 28 • Artesia takes state championship with 49-21 win over Belen

 

Layout 1By BRIENNE GREEN
Sports Editor
There was something about the 2014 Bulldog football team. A sense of destiny, one might say, but that would imply things fell neatly and effortlessly in place for them. That wasn’t so. It was more a sense of purpose. Read the rest of this entry »

Arts council hosts 10th Annual Gingerbread House Workshop

Clockwise from left, Shane Helton, Bayleigh Helton, Karen Helton, Braden Helton, Katie Larsen, Norrie Larsen, Brooklyn Fuentes and Kyla Helton are up to their elbows in gumdrops, pretzels, fluff and candy canes Saturday during the Artesia Arts Council’s Gingerbread House Workshop at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center.  Grace Miller - Daily Press

Clockwise from left, Shane Helton, Bayleigh Helton, Karen Helton, Braden Helton, Katie Larsen, Norrie Larsen, Brooklyn Fuentes and Kyla Helton are up to their elbows in gumdrops, pretzels, fluff and candy canes Saturday during the Artesia Arts Council’s Gingerbread House Workshop at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center. Grace Miller – Daily Press

By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Artesia Arts Council’s 10th Annual Gingerbread House Workshop saw waves of participants come through Saturday morning to build their very own gingerbread house for the holidays. Read the rest of this entry »