• Carlsbad woman charged with multiple drug-related crimes

    BY ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer Rebecca Calderon, 26, was arrested Thursday and charged with three separate drug-related crimes after police allegedly discovered marijuana, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in her vehicle.

  • Blue Ribbon Commission concludes county visit

    By TYLER GREEN Daily Press Staff Writer The Blue Ribbon Commission wrapped up its Eddy County visit after touring the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) East of Carlsbad Wednesday and hosting a public meeting in Carlsbad Thursday.

  • Residents encounter fraudulent employment ad

    BY ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer Three Artesia residents, eager for employment, recently responded to an advertisement in the Artesia Daily Press, only to discover it was not the golden opportunity that it seemed.

  • Celebrating 100 days

  • AHS has chance to make a splash

    Bulldogs, Lady ‘Dogs on verge of state qualification in several events heading into Artesia Invitational By BRIENNE GREEN Sports Editor The Artesia High School swim teams perennially enter their lone home meet of the season with a chance to qualify one or two events for the State Swim Meet. This year, make that six or…

  • Udall honors Border Patrol graduates

    Senator stops in Artesia as part of swing through southeastern N.M. By TYLER GREEN Daily Press Staff Writer Senator Tom Udall visited the region to honor Border Patrol Academy graduates, work on economic development and job growth, promote renewable energy development and open a U.S. Senate office in Carlsbad, the first in the region.

  • Girls finish second in Aztec tourney

    By BRIENNE GREEN Sports Editor Take a big win over Class 4A’s sixth-ranked team, add another quality victory over a 4A opponent and a two-point loss to last year’s Class 3A state runner-up, and you’ve got an all-together solid weekend for Lady Bulldog basketball. 

  • Artesia boys top Silver, Deming

    By BRIENNE GREEN Sports Editor Following a nailbiter of a one-point victory over Silver City Friday evening, the Artesia Bulldogs were confident they had run their “bus legs” off and would be ready to go for Part II of an important weekend of Class 4A basketball.

  • Plans presented for Baish Park renovation

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer Artesia MainStreet’s Rebecca Prendergrast and architect Jose Zelaya presented plans for the renovation of Baish Memorial Park during the city council meeting Tuesday night.

  • Students earn positions in All-State Band