• Artesia Public Schools approve medical cannabis policy advisory

    Counselors also say vaping a ‘very real problem’ in the district, school and public presentations set to address issue

  • Central custodian receives Success Maker Award

    Jeanette Delgado was named the Tate Branch Success Maker for the month of September during Monday’s meeting of the APS board. Delgado is the custodian…

  • Four inches or more reported in many areas around the city

    Heavy rainfall that began Monday afternoon in Southeast New Mexico and continued into this morning dropped as much as 4 inches or more of precipitation…

  • Hermosa honors first responders

    Hermosa Elementary School students began their morning by honoring local first responders, from left, Eddy County Sheriff’s Office deputy Justin Dominguez, U.S. Army reservist Justin…

  • Ready or not, here comes the school year

    APS announces new attendance policy, dress code, schedule pick-up, Open House info By TERESA LEMON Community Living Editor Artesia Public Schools Superintendent of Education John…

  • They’re back…

    U.S. Navy pilots are once again utilizing the “perfect” weather conditions in Artesia to conduct their primary flight-training exercises. The planes in the sky over…

  • AHS Student Council sponsors blood drive

    As of noon today, Artesia High School students had donated 30 of the more than 50 pints of blood they pledged to Vitalant during a…

  • We’ll take… all of those

    Girls Scouts of the Desert Southwest-Artesia received its fourth shipment of the “cookie season” this morning, and Girl Scouts are ready to begin supplying Artesia…

  • Looking Back: Null’s Lady ‘Dogs take down Carlsbad 70-40 in 1979

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from Jan. 28 – Feb. 3. 40 years…

  • Hermosa, Demented Customs challenge students to chase their dreams

    James Torrez, owner of Demented Customs in Hobbs, was the guest speaker during Thursday’s Hermosa Elementary School Family Night. Principal Mike Worley and his committee…