• Pair of weekend shootings

    Special to the Daily Press Two unrelated shootings near Artesia this weekend left one man dead and another in critical condition.

  • Salon bandit arrested

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer An Artesia woman was arrested Friday after allegedly burglarizing a local salon.

  • The three Rs

  • Yucca principal not afraid of flying

    Flores’ passion will be missed when she retires at school year’s end By BRIENNE GREEN Sports Editor Sylvia Flores steps to the podium in the gymnasium at Yucca Elementary School, facing her student body and faculty. The 300-plus students immediately fall silent.

  • Artistic, athletic Kirsten has left her mark

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer When Artesia High School senior Kirsten Mauritsen leaves for college, she will leave behind a small legacy of her work.

  • Kory Mauritsen solid on the track, in the classroom

    By TYLER GREEN Daily Press Staff Writer Kory Mauritsen wants to make a difference and benefit the world in a positive way. And, to many, the 2011 Artesia High School graduate already has.

  • Handle with care

  • ‘Safe’ program Friday

    Graduating seniors encouraged to attend informative session By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer When this year’s graduating seniors leave home, they may be able to take with them a little more piece of mind.

  • Airport fire death investigation ongoing

    A fire that broke out in an empty hangar at the Artesia Municipal Airport on Monday, and reportedly was responsible for the death of Joe Perez Moreno III, is still under investigation, according to Sgt. Lindell Smith of the Artesia Police Department.

  • County awards sub office contract to Albuquerque architects

    By TYLER GREEN Daily Press Staff Writer NCA Architects of Albuquerque will be working closely with Artesia Mainstreet to construct a new Eddy County Sub Office in the Main Street District of Artesia.