|Artesia FFA Does Well At Lamb Show|
Wednesday at the Eddy County Fair in Artesia, sheep and lambs took center stage and Cooper Hall of the Artesia High FFA took home Grand Champion in the Market Lamb show. Tori Null(pictured) also of the Artesia High FFA took Reserve Champion.
|Artesia Mayor Talks About FLETC And Retreat|
Phil Burch appeared Wednesday on the KSVP Morning Show and he provided an update on the illegal immigrants that are staying at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia. He says 100 people have been deported and the majority are going back to Honduras. He also addressed the medical issues that some of the illegals are dealing with. He also talked about the annual retreat this weeke... More >>
|Entries Into WIPP Underground Resume|
Entries into the WIPP underground facility have resumed after being suspended for several weeks while workers changed air filters on the WIPP Ventilation System. The Accident Investigation Board (AIB) has completed their examination in most of the underground facility. However, Room 7 Panel 7 will be inaccessible to recovery workers until the AIB investigation is completed.On July 18, employees... More >>
|DAV Chapter 19 Can Be Found At The Eddy County Fair|
Disabled American Veterans Chapter 19 has a booth at the Eddy County Fair. Danny Carroll of the DAV is inviting people to stop by and learn more about the organization. While you are there learn more about the Standdown coming to Artesia and Carlsbad in late September. To find out more go to the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|NM In Focus Takes A Look At The Closing Of WIPP|
It has been a few months since a radiation leak shutdown at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad. New Mexico In Focus from KNME-TV offered an in-depth discussion recently on the issue. To watch it, go to the You Tube link at the bottom of the page.
|Artesia QB Club Meeting Coming|
Football season will be here soon and the Artesia Quarterback Club will hold their first meeting of the year on Aug. 5th at 7:30pm at the Field House. All men interested in the AHS Football team are welcome to attend. They will be electing officers and discussing the hamburger fry.
|Legal Help Sought For Kids At Immigration Hearings|
A lawsuit filed against the federal government by the ACLU and other groups is seeking government provided legal counsel for undocumented children at immigration hearings. Matt Adams with the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project says thousands of children each year are forced to face a government lawyer by themselves at immigration hearings. He says children who have an attorney, usually provided... More >>