• AHS alumn joins staff at Central Elementary

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer Central school has welcomed a new teacher for the 2010-11 school year. Kaci Whitmire joined Artesia Public Schools as a second grade educator.

  • Bulldogs take sixth straight ECW

    Artesia tops Carlsbad at packed Bulldog Bowl, 42-24 By BRIENNE GREEN Sports Editor In what seems to be as big a tradition as the annual meeting itself, Friday night’s Eddy County War between Artesia and Carlsbad came down to a series of moments.

  • Newtons help fund programs through recycling

    BY EMIL WHITIS Daily Press Staff Writer There are few options in Artesia for citizens attempting to recycle paper, but Jo and Ken Newton, along with their daughter, Belinda Puckett, have provided a recycling solution which is easy, convenient and benefits not only the environment, but also autistic children, their families and impounded dogs nationwide.

  • Teague, Pearce finger-pointing over debate cancellations

    By EMIL WHITIS Daily Press Staff Writer Less than two months before the November mid-term elections, the mudslinging between former Congressman Steve Pearce and current New Mexico District Two U.S. Representative Harry Teague is escalating.

  • Artesia man will go to trial on sex charge

    By EMIL WHITIS Daily Press Staff Writer A 21-year-old Artesia man charged with criminal sexual penetration of a minor was bound over to district court this morning in Magistrate Court.

  • Central fire damage

  • School keepsakes

    Mascot Books highlight local elementary schools By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer Forget traditional bake sales and catalogs, there’s a new fundraiser making its way around area elementary schools.

  • Homecoming parade

  • Brunson’s Boots are worth the wait

    Orders on Brunson’s custom boots backed up for an entire year By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer David Brunson knows how to please a shoe enthusiast.

  • APS Superintendent Phipps on the mend

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer Artesia Public School Superintendent Mike Phipps is on the road to recovery.