• Vehicle burglar busted

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer An Artesia man was apparently caught red-handed as he tried to burglarize a vehicle on Friday.

  • Morning stand-off ends peacefully

    A stand-off on North Fifth Street that began earlier this morning has ended peacefully, according to the Artesia Police Department.

  • Artesia man shot

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer A 24-year-old Artesia man was transported to Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock after sustaining a gunshot wound to his upper body on Wednesday.

  • No rain, no gain

    New Mexico drought on verge of ruining farmers, ranchers By TIM MENICUTCH Daily Press Editor Lewis Derrick remembers the drought of 1993-94. He said it got so dry, Turkey Track Ranch was down from 3,000 cows to 800.

  • Roswell police seek rape suspect

    The Roswell Police Department is asking for help in locating a 30-year-old man charged with the rape of a 14-year-old girl.

  • Artesia man arrested for 2nd-degree murder

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer A 25-year-old Artesia man was arrested Tuesday and charged with the murder of 30-year-old Joseph Darras.

  • Fire fells falls

    Rec area not likely to reopen soon By TYLER GREEN Daily Press Staff Writer What once was a lush oasis teeming with life now resembles an arid, desolate, uninhabitable land. The fire that ripped through Last Chance Canyon, burning over 50,000 acres, left portions of the Sitting Bull Falls Recreation Area smoldering and covered in…

  • Three Artesia family members split $10,000 Powerball prize

    Special to the Daily Press Thanks to a lucky lottery ticket, an Artesia family will share a $10,000 Powerball prize.

  • Draft report supports area nuclear endeavors

    By TYLER GREEN Daily Press Staff Writer Recommendations in a draft report released by Blue Ribbon Commission subcommittees earlier this month could be an indication that southeast New Mexico has a strong future as a key player in nuclear endeavors.

  • Flags fly for fallen soldiers