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Neither snow nor rain nor PT Cruiser

A U.S. Postal Service delivery vehicle sits half on the sidewalk on 10th Street Tuesday following an accident that took place in the area of 10th and Richey Avenue. According to Artesia Police Department Cmdr. Lindell Smith, the wreck occurred when a Chrysler PT Cruiser struck the mail vehicle. Two people were transported to Artesia General Hospital but sustained no visible injuries. The driver of the PT Cruiser was cited for careless driving and no insurance.  Ben Theobald – Daily Press

A U.S. Postal Service delivery vehicle sits half on the sidewalk on 10th Street Tuesday following an accident that took place in the area of 10th and Richey Avenue. According to Artesia Police Department Cmdr. Lindell Smith, the wreck occurred when a Chrysler PT Cruiser struck the mail vehicle. Two people were transported to Artesia General Hospital but sustained no visible injuries. The driver of the PT Cruiser was cited for careless driving and no insurance. Ben Theobald – Daily Press

Public provided details on water ordinance • City’s goal to decrease water usage by 25 percent

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Artesia Chamber of Commerce hosted a Lunch & Learn event Monday at Central Valley Electric Cooperative to discuss the water conservation ordinance recently adopted by the City of Artesia. Read the rest of this entry »

Council to vote on banning use of fireworks, grills at Jaycee Park

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Artesia City Council will make a decision at its meeting tonight on whether or not to approve a ban on the use of personal fireworks and grills at Jaycee Park on July 4. Read the rest of this entry »

Public’s assistance sought in Craft Barn burglary

ARTESIA — The Artesia Police Department is seeking information on a burglary that occurred this weekend at a local business. The burglary was reported Monday morning at the Craft Barn, 103 W. Dallas Ave. Read the rest of this entry »

Roman candles and sparklers and fountains, oh my

Cassie Malone, right, and her niece, Dallie Stoneman, work the Mr. W Fireworks stand run by Malone’s daughter, Laci Malone, this morning on West Main Street adjacent Concho Resources. The stand is offering a variety of fireworks of all types as the Fourth of July approaches, with no restrictions this year due to plentiful rainfall in the area. Customers must be 16 or older to purchase fireworks. Mr. W will be open for business through Sunday, July 5.  Teresa Lemon - Daily Press

Cassie Malone, right, and her niece, Dallie Stoneman, work the Mr. W Fireworks stand run by Malone’s daughter, Laci Malone, this morning on West Main Street adjacent Concho Resources. The stand is offering a variety of fireworks of all types as the Fourth of July approaches, with no restrictions this year due to plentiful rainfall in the area. Customers must be 16 or older to purchase fireworks. Mr. W will be open for business through Sunday, July 5. Teresa Lemon – Daily Press