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New Teacher • Willmore finds her place in Artesia

June Willmore Second-Grade Teacher, Hermosa Elementary

June Willmore
Second-Grade Teacher, Hermosa Elementary

By LIANA SWARENGIN
Daily Press Staff Writer
June Willmore is native to Illinois, where she was born and raised. She attended college at Northeastern University in Tahlequah, Okla., graduating with her bachelor’s degree in education before going on to teach in Missouri for eight years. Read the rest of this entry »

United Way sets campaign goal at $175,000

ARTESIA — The North Eddy County United Way is setting its sights high as it enters its 2015 campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

Artesia man sentenced to 19 years in federal conviction

ALBUQUERQUE — Bryan O’Keef Kimble, 30, of Artesia, was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Las Cruces to 230 months in prison for his conviction on firearms and methamphetamine trafficking charges. Kimble will be on supervised release for four years after completing his prison sentence. Read the rest of this entry »

AILA to petition asylum for immigrant woman today

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
Attorneys for the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) say they will be arguing the asylum case of a Salvadoran immigrant today who was arrested by Border Patrol agents shortly after crossing the American border with her daughter in June. Read the rest of this entry »

Relay for Life, Stand Up 2 Cancer to host telecast Friday

ARTESIA — This Friday, Sept. 5, Relay for Life and Stand Up 2 Cancer will host a star-studded telecast and a first-ever virtual luminaria ceremony to support the fight against cancer. Read the rest of this entry »