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Carpenter sentenced to nine months for manslaughter

 

By BRANDON MESSICK

Daily Press Staff Writer

Jess Carpenter, 29, of Artesia, was sentenced to nine months in jail Monday after having been convicted in January of involuntary manslaughter and negligent use of a deadly weapon in the 2011 death of Joseph Darras. Read the rest of this entry »

Weekend carnival draws crowd

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Artesians took advantage of the mild temperatures and not-quite-as-blustery winds Saturday afternoon by turning out for the Bennett’s Amusements carnival at Jaycee Park. Enthusiastic youngsters enjoyed the ferris wheel, carousel, swings and other rides on the final days of Spring Break in Artesia.  Brienne Green - Daily Press

Artesians took advantage of the mild temperatures and not-quite-as-blustery winds Saturday afternoon by turning out for the Bennett’s Amusements carnival at Jaycee Park. Enthusiastic youngsters enjoyed the ferris wheel, carousel, swings and other rides on the final days of Spring Break in Artesia. Brienne Green – Daily Press

 

APD seeking agencies for Child Safety Fair

ARTESIA — The Artesia Police Department is once again hosting its annual Child Safety Fair with the goal of gearing the community up for summer with safety in mind. Read the rest of this entry »

ENMU society to hold donation drive for Grammy’s

ARTESIA — The Phi Alpha Honor Society of Eastern New Mexico University is organizing a donation drive to benefit Grammy’s House domestic violence shelter. Read the rest of this entry »

Carnival to open at Jaycee Park tonight after delays

Above, Larry Meyerholtz cleans his booth in preparation for this evening’s opening of Bennett’s Carnival at Jaycee Park. Brandon Messick - Daily Press

Below, Larry Meyerholtz cleans his booth in preparation for this evening’s opening of Bennett’s Carnival at Jaycee Park.
Brandon Messick – Daily Press

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By BRANDON

MESSICK

Daily Press Staff Writer

Wind and dust delayed the opening of Bennett’s Carnival on Jaycee Park’s west side last night, and workers are busy setting up for what they hope will be a big opening for the event this evening. Read the rest of this entry »