• Toys for Tots box waiting

    A Toys for Tots donation box placed by the Marine Corps League sits waiting at the Daily Press office, 503 W. Main St., for donations…

  • Ride for Bikes charity to hold annual Christmas bike build Saturday

    The 501(c)(3) public charity Ride for Bikes is honored to announce that this year, they will be awarding 600 bikes to the children of southeastern…

  • Lowell’s Pharmacy celebrates 60 years in business

    The Artesia High School band surrounds Lowell and Norberta Irby Friday morning outside Lowell’s Pharmacy on the Artesia General Hospital campus. The band made a…

  • Artesians ring in holidays with parade, festival

    Children dressed as shepherds and angels wave at the crowds lining Main Street Thursday in the downtown district during the Xcel Energy Parade of Lights.…

  • Light Up Artesia to usher in holiday season downtown

    With temperatures forecast to reach around 75 degrees, the weather outside won’t be the least bit frightful Thursday when Artesia MainStreet welcomes citizens downtown for…

  • Domino effect

    Above, Artesia Police Department officers work the scene of an accident that occurred early this afternoon at 12th Street and Grand Avenue when one vehicle…

  • Artesia girls dominate season opener in Santa Teresa

    Lady Bulldog head basketball coach Jeff Houghtaling didn’t quite know what to expect from his athletes heading into their 2018-19 season opener Tuesday in Santa…

  • Downtown starting to sparkle

    Main Street’s lighted holiday shapes, such as the ornament pictured above, appeared in the downtown district Saturday, joining the tree lights already in place in…

  • ‘Dogs fall in state semis; Roswell wins on final play

    The third quarter of Friday’s Class 5A state semifinal between Artesia and Roswell High at Wool Bowl may as well have been played in the…

  • District rolls back around: Artesia, Roswell, Goddard all in semis; ‘Dogs take on Coyotes today

    “We knew when we played them in district and won by a point that we were going to see them again,” head coach Rex Henderson…