• This Date In Baseball

    1918 — Walter Johnson of the Washington Senators pitched a four-hitter in 15 innings to beat the St. Louis Browns 1-0. The only hit he gave up in the first 11 innings was a triple by George Sisler.

  • Taylor honored for his commitment to health of Artesians

    By EMIL WHITIS Daily Press Staff Writer Today was ordained Dr. Owen Taylor Day in Artesia in honor of the man’s lifelong commitment to the health and well-being of Artesians. Family, friends, patients and colleagues agree Taylor is an extraordinary man who defied the general trend of impersonality in the world of medicine by fusing…

  • Marbob sold for $1.65 billion

    By JASON WATKINS Daily Press Editor ARTESIA — Midland, Texas-based oil company Concho Resources Inc. continued its conquest of the Pecos Valley oil patch on Tuesday, acquiring Artesia’s Marbob Energy Corporation in a $1.65 billion deal. “We are pleased to announce the largest and most strategic acquisition in our company’s history,” Concho’s chairman, CEO and…

  • Couples compete at Jack and Jill golf scramble

    Tootie McNeil attempts a 25-foot putt on Artesia Country Club’s first hole Saturday as (from left) Rene Madrid, Jennifer McNeil and Lou Madrid look on. The golfers were among the 132 players participating in the Jack and Jill golf scramble, which will be completed today. Larry and Marion Barker took the lead in the championship…

  • Councilors debate Mayor’s appointment

    By EMIL WHITIS Daily Press Staff Writer The Artesia City Council gained a new member at Tuesday night’s regularly-scheduled meeting. Bill Rogers, general manager of Pecos Valley Equipment, was recommended by Artesia Mayor Phillip Burch to fill a district four seat left vacant when Mayor Pro Tem George Holmes resigned in June. Before a vote…

  • Scott Retires from Daily Press

  • Hagerman teen claims world shooting title

    By BRIAN CLAYTON News-Sun Staff Writer Sixteen-year old Hagerman student, Kathy Hollmann has been participating in Single Action Shooting Society (SASS) events since the age of seven. She’s been competing in Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association (CMSA) events since the age of 10. All that work has clearly paid off, as Hollmann is now a world…

  • Sons of Thunder fireworks display

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  • Rain forces change of plans for Independence Day celebration

    By EMIL WHITIS Daily Press Staff Writer Due to recent torrential downpours, Mike Deans and the Sons of Thunder Pyrotechnic Crew have been forced to reschedule their Fourth of July fireworks display. The show will now take place Monday at 9 p.m. in Jaycee Park. Hayley Klein, director of the Artesia Chamber of Commerce, said…