• Budding artists show off their skills at OPAC

    A group of aspiring artists add vibrant colors to their creations this morning at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center during the Artesia Arts Council’s final…

  • Pearce comments on issues during Artesia stop

    U.S. Representative and New Mexico gubernatorial candidate Steve Pearce made a stop Friday at the Daily Press offices to share his thoughts on some of…

  • Artesia youth participate in Regional Livestock School

    Around 85 youngsters from several area counties were on hand Saturday at the Eddy County Fairgrounds as Eddy County 4-H hosted a Regional Livestock School.…

  • ‘In valor, there is hope’: County holds law enforcement memorial

    In honor of National Law Enforcement Week May 13-19, the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office and Artesia, Carlsbad and Loving Police Departments, along with members of…

  • Zogatti celebrates ribbon cutting

    Pictured from left, Suzy McCaw, Shanelle Forister, Brenda Jaquez, Lorena Hernandez, Celene Sepulveda, Priscilla Garcia, Janett Lopez, Nicolette Knowlton and Perry Troublefield pose for a…

  • Las Cafeteras brings the energy

    Members of Las Cafeteras entertain the crowd Saturday at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center with high-energy music and dancing. The Los Angeles-based group utilized a…

  • ‘Boats against the current…’

    Jay Gatsby, Daisy Buchanan and Jordan Baker converse during the National Players’ production of “The Great Gatsby” Saturday at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center. The…

  • Teens enjoy After-Hours Game Night

    Above from left, Artesia High School junior Crishma Bustamante, sophomore Sophia Hendrickson, and junior Isiah Sam play “Rayman Legends” on the Xbox at the Artesia…

  • Halliburton employees serve up third annual goodwill dinner

    Employees of Artesia Halliburton were happy to serve a pre-Thanksgiving meal to area families at the First Baptist Total Life center last Tuesday evening. This…

  • Senior Center craft show boasts fall treats, sweets

      At left, Miss Delma, a 26-year volunteer at the Senior Center who has been participating in its craft shows for 20 of those years,…