Butler honored by state House • Honoring a local hero

Family members of Major Keith Butler, former Artesian, who was killed in action May 10, 2014, in Afghanistan were guests Wednesday at the state House of Representatives in Santa Fe as the House honored Butler’s service and ultimate sacrifice. Pictured from left are Butler’s brother-in-law and sister, Greg and Melany Cardwell, his mother, Margaret Butler, and brother, Dwight Butler, with Rep. James Townsend of Artesia, Rep. Candy Spence-Ezzell of Roswell, Rep. Cathrynn Brown of Carlsbad, and Rep. John Zimmerman of Las Cruces.  Courtesy Photo

Family members of Major Keith Butler, former Artesian, who was killed in action May 10, 2014, in Afghanistan were guests Wednesday at the state House of Representatives in Santa Fe as the House honored Butler’s service and ultimate sacrifice. Pictured from left are Butler’s brother-in-law and sister, Greg and Melany Cardwell, his mother, Margaret Butler, and brother, Dwight Butler, with Rep. James Townsend of Artesia, Rep. Candy Spence-Ezzell of Roswell, Rep. Cathrynn Brown of Carlsbad, and Rep. John Zimmerman of Las Cruces. Courtesy Photo

Artesia man arrested for sexual contact with a minor

Jarret F. Poe

Jarret F. Poe

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
A local man was arrested this morning on a warrant for multiple charges of criminal sexual penetration and criminal sexual contact of a minor. Read the rest of this entry »

Library gears up for ‘Marchiversary’

By BEVERLY KODESH
Special to the Daily Press
Artesia Public Library is preparing to celebrate its first birthday. If you have not visited the magnificent addition to our city, you will have ample opportunity during the MARCHiversary celebration. Read the rest of this entry »

Two arrested for trespassing on Roselawn property

Teresa Lemon - Daily Press

Teresa Lemon – Daily Press

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
A local man and a woman were arrested Wednesday for criminal trespass. Read the rest of this entry »

Earthquakes set to open new MLS stadium

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Earthquakes finally have a place to call home.

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