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Chase Foundation investing in the future

Above, Richard Price, execute director of the Chase Foundation, speaks to students and parents Thursday evening at the Artesia High School old boys’ gym about scholarship opportunities available to the Class of 2015 through the Chase Scholarship program. Price said about 110 scholarship awards are available totaling an estimated $1.5 million. Students and parents can go online to the Chase Foundation’s website to fill out and submit an application. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA and be in their fourth year at AHS to qualify. The deadline to apply is Thursday, April 30. The Chase Scholarship program is in its ninth year and has awarded more than $9 million dollars in scholarship funds to AHS graduates.  Ben Theobald – Daily Press

Above, Richard Price, execute director of the Chase Foundation, speaks to students and parents Thursday evening at the Artesia High School old boys’ gym about scholarship opportunities available to the Class of 2015 through the Chase Scholarship program. Price said about 110 scholarship awards are available totaling an estimated $1.5 million. Students and parents can go online to the Chase Foundation’s website to fill out and submit an application. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA and be in their fourth year at AHS to qualify. The deadline to apply is Thursday, April 30. The Chase Scholarship program is in its ninth year and has awarded more than $9 million dollars in scholarship funds to AHS graduates. Ben Theobald – Daily Press

Jose A. Villar, left, a student program advisor at the University of New Mexico, talks with AHS students following the scholarship announcement. UNM was among several colleges and universities represented that partner with the Chase Foundation to offer additional scholarship funds to Chase Scholars. Villar said he talks to students about the opportunities and support that would be available to them at UNM. “Ultimately, what I show them is that we generally care about their success,” he said.  Ben Theobald – Daily Press

Jose A. Villar, left, a student program advisor at the University of New Mexico, talks with AHS students following the scholarship announcement. UNM was among several colleges and universities represented that partner with the Chase Foundation to offer additional scholarship funds to Chase Scholars. Villar said he talks to students about the opportunities and support that would be available to them at UNM. “Ultimately, what I show them is that we generally care about their success,” he said. Ben Theobald – Daily Press

APD responds to shooting on West Dallas Avenue, followed by pursuit

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
Artesia Police Department officers responded early this morning to a shooting incident in the 200 block of West Dallas Avenue following multiple reports of shots fired. Read the rest of this entry »

APD to host Child Safety Fair, Drug Take-Back Day Saturday

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Artesia Police Department will be presenting the 2015 Child Safety Fair Saturday, April 25, at Guadalupe Park. The event starts at 10 a.m. and will end at 2 p.m. Read the rest of this entry »

Collision at First and Hermosa

A car accident occurred this morning at the intersection of First Street and Hermosa Drive near the Brewer Chevron station. The collision took place between a Toyota Camry and Toyota Tundra. The driver of the Camry was transported to Artesia General Hospital with injuries. No further information was available.  Ben Theobald – Daily Press

A car accident occurred this morning at the intersection of First Street and Hermosa Drive near the Brewer Chevron station. The collision took place between a Toyota Camry and Toyota Tundra. The driver of the Camry was transported to Artesia General Hospital with injuries. No further information was available. Ben Theobald – Daily Press

CASA to hold Walk Against Child Abuse Saturday

By LIBBY JOHNSTON
Executive Director Eddy County CASA
The Third Annual Walk Against Child Abuse will be held April 24. Everyone is invited to meet at CYFD, located at 901 De Baca St., Carlsbad, at 9 a.m. to join our walk from CYFD to the Eddy County Courthouse. Read the rest of this entry »