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Artesia High School rodeo athletes ready for spring season

The Artesia High School rodeo team is ready to ride in their spring season. They are, seated from left, Maddy Deerman, Leann Herring, Moriah Mauldin, Kenna Sullivan, Kaitlynn Harwell, standing from left, Payson Hendrix, Morgan Brown, Zach Boyce, Coach Kerrie Pitts, Cody Hendrix, Beau Kelly, Jon Solt, kneeling from left, Blaise Milligan and Bryce McCormick.  Courtesy Photo

The Artesia High School rodeo team is ready to ride in their spring season. They are, seated from left, Maddy Deerman, Leann Herring, Moriah Mauldin, Kenna Sullivan, Kaitlynn Harwell, standing from left, Payson Hendrix, Morgan Brown, Zach Boyce, Coach Kerrie Pitts, Cody Hendrix, Beau Kelly, Jon Solt, kneeling from left, Blaise Milligan and Bryce McCormick. Courtesy Photo

By KERRIE PITTS
For the Daily Press
It was a restful winter, and now the Artesia High School rodeo athletes are ready to hit the road again. Read the rest of this entry »

Commission approves financing for new gas plant

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Eddy County Commission approved a consensus Tuesday for industrial revenue bonds to Enterprise Products Partners LP in order to finance a proposed gas plant to be built in the Eddy County area. Read the rest of this entry »

Park library kicks off Funds4Books campaign

Above, students at Park Junior High School peruse some of the offerings in the library Tuesday. Librarian Jennifer Duff and library aides, at left from left, Addison Chavez and Jackie Govea hope to be adding to the students’ selection in the near future with donations gleaned from their Funds4Books campaign.  Teresa Lemon - Daily Press

Above, students at Park Junior High School peruse some of the offerings in the library Tuesday. Librarian Jennifer Duff and library aides, at left from left, Addison Chavez and Jackie Govea hope to be adding to the students’ selection in the near future with donations gleaned from their Funds4Books campaign. Teresa Lemon – Daily Press

AJHS library 3By TERESA LEMON
Community Living Editor
Park Junior High School is looking to revamp its library collection. Read the rest of this entry »

Lovington man dead in wreck involving Artesia couple

ARTESIA — A Lovington man is dead after striking the vehicle of an Artesia couple in a rear-end collision Sunday in Terry County, Texas. Read the rest of this entry »

Swimmers set for weekend’s state meet

From left, Jonathan Darnell, Michael Hope, Eduardo Rea-Williams, Arturo Rea-Williams and Dallen Cluff are ready to hit the water at this weekend’s State Swimming and Diving Championships at the Albuquerque Academy Natatorium. The five boys qualified for state as part of the Bulldog 200-yard medley, 200-yard freestyle and 400-yard freestyle relay teams, with Darnell also qualifying individually in the 100-yard butterfly and 100-yard backstroke.   Photo Courtesy Shawna Hope

From left, Jonathan Darnell, Michael Hope, Eduardo Rea-Williams, Arturo Rea-Williams and Dallen Cluff are ready to hit the water at this weekend’s State Swimming and Diving Championships at the Albuquerque Academy Natatorium. The five boys qualified for state as part of the Bulldog 200-yard medley, 200-yard freestyle and 400-yard freestyle relay teams, with Darnell also qualifying individually in the 100-yard butterfly and 100-yard backstroke. Photo Courtesy Shawna Hope