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Artesians ‘locked up’ to benefit MDA

Grace Miller - Daily Press Noreen Teel of the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions is taken into “custody” by Community Service Officer Myra Barnum Wednesday during the MDA’s annual Lock-Up fundraiser.

Grace Miller – Daily Press
Noreen Teel of the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions is taken into “custody” by Community Service Officer Myra Barnum Wednesday during the MDA’s annual Lock-Up fundraiser.

By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
On Wednesday morning, Artesia Community Service Officers were on the move, sweeping the city and making stops at many Artesia businesses to pick up “jailbirds” nominated by their peers and business associates to serve time for the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s annual Lock-Up fundraising initiative. Read the rest of this entry »

Hart guiding hearts at her alma mater

Rebecca Hart AHS counselor

Rebecca Hart
AHS counselor

By LIANA SWARENGIN
Daily Press Staff Writer
Rebecca Hart is the new school counselor at Artesia High School and will be working this year with the sophomore class, future graduates of 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Construction beginning on Hampton Inn & Suites

By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
Sundaram Builders Inc. has begun construction on a four-story Hampton Inn & Suites on 26th Street east of the Permian Pavilion. Read the rest of this entry »

Bulldog Bandits raise funds through Ice Bucket Challenge

Above, the playground at Yucca Elementary School was filled with laughter Monday as students dumped buckets of ice water on the heads of teachers. Yucca participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge after two weeks of fundraising for ALS and three local organizations. At left, Yucca Principal Christy Takacs stands with students holding up signs to show the amount of money raised for each charity while “calling out” Hermosa Elementary Principal Mike Worley and the Super Kids. Liana Swarengin - Daily Press

Above, the playground at Yucca Elementary School was filled with laughter Monday as students dumped buckets of ice water on the heads of teachers. Yucca participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge after two weeks of fundraising for ALS and three local organizations. Below, Yucca Principal Christy Takacs stands with students holding up signs to show the amount of money raised for each charity while “calling out” Hermosa Elementary Principal Mike Worley and the Super Kids.
Liana Swarengin – Daily Press

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Suspect charged in larceny, resisting, assaulting officers

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
Dion Ochoa, 21, of Artesia, was arrested Monday on charges of battery upon a police officer, assault upon a police officer, concealing identity, and resisting, evading or obstructing an officer. Read the rest of this entry »