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Wrong-way collision

A grey Ford Expedition sits in the intersection of 13th Street and JJ Clarke Drive following a collision Monday morning. The accident occurred just after 10 a.m. when, according to an officer with the Artesia Police Department, the Expedition, driving the wrong way on the one-way JJ Clarke, collided with a black Chevrolet at the intersection. No injuries were reported.  Ben Theobald – Daily Press

A grey Ford Expedition sits in the intersection of 13th Street and JJ Clarke Drive following a collision Monday morning. The accident occurred just after 10 a.m. when, according to an officer with the Artesia Police Department, the Expedition, driving the wrong way on the one-way JJ Clarke, collided with a black Chevrolet at the intersection. No injuries were reported. Ben Theobald – Daily Press

King Jr. observance set for Monday • Roswell City Councilor Mackey to serve as keynote speaker

1-18-MackeyARTESIA — The Keeping the Dream Alive Organization will host its 14th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Monday, and the public is invited to attend the morning of remembrance of King and recognition of the legacy he left behind. Read the rest of this entry »

Tritt concert changing venues

Courtesy Photo

Courtesy Photo

ARTESIA — The Artesia Arts Council has announced the upcoming Travis Tritt concert will be changing venues. Read the rest of this entry »

Giving their regards to Broadway

More than 300 fourth-graders, 26 kindergarteners, and 15 parents, teachers and principals took part in a dance extravaganza Friday during the National Dance Institute’s annual performance at the Artesia High School Auditorium. The event is sponsored each year by the SP and Estelle Yates Foundation. NDI coordinators teach the students not only the song and dance numbers but cues, timing, hard work and dedication, all culminating in a spectacular show. The theme of this year’s performance was “Broadway Bound.”  Grace Miller – Daily Press

More than 300 fourth-graders, 26 kindergarteners, and 15 parents, teachers and principals took part in a dance extravaganza Friday during the National Dance Institute’s annual performance at the Artesia High School Auditorium. The event is sponsored each year by the SP and Estelle Yates Foundation. NDI coordinators teach the students not only the song and dance numbers but cues, timing, hard work and dedication, all culminating in a spectacular show. The theme of this year’s performance was “Broadway Bound.” Grace Miller – Daily Press

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Building inspector reflects on career as carpenter

Mike Christensen

Mike Christensen

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
Mike Christensen has only been serving as building inspector for the City of Artesia since October, but what the job entails is nothing new for him. Read the rest of this entry »