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Former Artesian to compete in low rider show

Above, Chris Florez and daughter Nathalia pose with his first-place and Best of Show trophies at the 2014 Dub Tour Show in Phoenix, Ariz. At left, detail of the custom low rider Harley Davidson created by Florez is shown. Courtesy Photos

Above, Chris Florez and daughter Nathalia pose with his first-place and Best of Show trophies at the 2014 Dub Tour Show in Phoenix, Ariz. Below, detail of the custom low rider Harley Davidson created by Florez is shown.
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Motorcycle2By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
Chris Florez was 9 years old when he started to build low rider bikes in Artesia, using his earnings from a job as a paperboy at the Artesia Daily Press to fund his hobby. When he saw his father and his friends on Harley Davidsons, however, Florez decided he wanted to try those, too. Read the rest of this entry »

Yeso top ticket sellers

Yeso Elementary School students earning prizes as the top ticket sellers for the school’s annual enchilada supper pose for a snapshot. They are, back row from left, Kaelyn Greathouse, Chloe Yates, Madison Martinez, Lauryn Parker, Marleigh Branch, Jeremiah Gonzales, Payton Deans, front row from left, Tessa Yates, Nathaniel Prieto, Preslee Walker, Braden Fuentes, Jadian Childress, Harlee Walker and Madison Livingston. Fuentes was the top salesman overall with 190 tickets sold. The 44th annual enchilada supper will be held from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday in the Park Junior High School cafeteria. Plates are $5 each, and tickets will be sold at the door. Courtesy Photo

Yeso Elementary School students earning prizes as the top ticket sellers for the school’s annual enchilada supper pose for a snapshot. They are, back row from left, Kaelyn Greathouse, Chloe Yates, Madison Martinez, Lauryn Parker, Marleigh Branch, Jeremiah Gonzales, Payton Deans, front row from left, Tessa Yates, Nathaniel Prieto, Preslee Walker, Braden Fuentes, Jadian Childress, Harlee Walker and Madison Livingston. Fuentes was the top salesman overall with 190 tickets sold. The 44th annual enchilada supper will be held from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday in the Park Junior High School cafeteria. Plates are $5 each, and tickets will be sold at the door.
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Duff captures students’ attention with photography

Liana Swarengin - Daily Press Jennifer Duff, second row center, poses for a photo amidst students in her fourth-period photography class. Students included in the photo are Rea Barrera, Brianna Bolden, Daija Carrasco, Katie Chapman, Paige Chesser, Peyton Crome, Kyrstyn Graham, Chelsey Hazelton, Robert Kie, Jasmin Luevano, Kayleigh Mays, Alma Mijares, Monique Miranda, Jacinda Pando, Emily Perez, Santiago Salsberry, Sunny Stephenson and Hannah Wesson. Not pictured are Breanna Simshauser and Seth Williams.

Liana Swarengin – Daily Press
Jennifer Duff, second row center, poses for a photo amidst students in her fourth-period photography class. Students included in the photo are Rea Barrera, Brianna Bolden, Daija Carrasco, Katie Chapman, Paige Chesser, Peyton Crome, Kyrstyn Graham, Chelsey Hazelton, Robert Kie, Jasmin Luevano, Kayleigh Mays, Alma Mijares, Monique Miranda, Jacinda Pando, Emily Perez, Santiago Salsberry, Sunny Stephenson and Hannah Wesson. Not pictured are Breanna Simshauser and Seth Williams.

By LIANA SWARENGIN
Daily Press Staff Writer
Jennifer Duff and her husband, Mike, both grew up in Orange County, N.Y., north of New York City. Duff’s husband joined the Air Force, and the couple moved to Cheyenne, Wyo. After some time there, the Duffs moved once more and have been living in Artesia ever since. Read the rest of this entry »

AFD responds to unconscious subject

9-16-UnconsciousBy BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
Paramedics responded to O’Reilly Auto Parts in Artesia this afternoon in reference to an unconscious subject within the store. Read the rest of this entry »

Lobby remodel for Hotel Artesia

A remodel in the Hotel Artesia lobby finds the hotel taking on a modern new look. Above, Sky Huerta and Anna Olguin stand amid the new environment of the hotel Monday morning, pleased with the new look in the lobby area.  Grace Miller – Daily Press

A remodel in the Hotel Artesia lobby finds the hotel taking on a modern new look. Above, Sky Huerta and Anna Olguin stand amid the new environment of the hotel Monday morning, pleased with the new look in the lobby area.
Grace Miller – Daily Press