• Junior Honor Society volunteers at Yeso

  • Commissioners to hold hearing on annexation

    By EMIL WHITIS Daily Press Staff Writer ARTESIA — The Eddy County Commission will hold an annexation hearing at 7 p.m. tonight at the Eddy County Fairgrounds Community Center concerning the City of Artesia’s ongoing attempt to annex several areas bordering the city.

  • Rollover accident claims life of Artesia woman

    Alleged driver arrested on vehicular manslaughter, DWI charges By TYLER GREEN Daily Press Staff Writer A single vehicle rollover accident that occurred East of Cloudcroft Tuesday morning left an Artesia woman deceased and an Artesia man facing multiple charges, including vehicular manslaughter.

  • Brown sentenced to 16 years for sex crimes

    By EMIL WHITIS Daily Press Staff Writer The courtroom was still as District Judge J. Richard Brown sentenced 36-year-old Artesian Michael Brown to 16 years in prison Monday in District Court in Carlsbad.

  • Hagerman family copes with loss of home to fire

    By EMIL WHITIS Daily Press Staff Writer A small pop-up camper sits behind the charred remains of a mobile home on the wind-swept plains just southwest of Hagerman.

  • Back in the ‘Big Game’

  • Favorite Book Character Day

  • Council approves new procedure

    By EMIL WHITIS Daily Press Staff Writer A resolution which defines the procedure for the sale of city-owned property valued under $25,000 passed unanimously at Tuesday’s meeting of the Artesia City Council.

  • Preparing a feast

  • Local man dies from gunshot wound to head

    Daily Press staff report ARTESIA – A 24-year-old Artesia man died Saturday after sustaining an apparent gunshot wound to the head.