• Looking Back: Donkey with washtub tied to tail breaks loose in 1978

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from July 16-22. 40 years ago July 16-22,…

  • Looking Back: Local girl chosen to attend national Girl Scout event in ’88

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from July 9-15. 40 years ago July 9-15,…

  • Looking Back: Library preserves local government activities in 1988

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from July 2-8. 40 years ago July 2-8,…

  • APS appropriates revenue windfall

    The Artesia Public Schools Board of Education held an emergency board meeting this morning at which business manager Janet Grice, center, sought the board’s approval…

  • Feeling sunny

    10-year-old Lariah Leon chooses to paint her sunflower yellow based on her perspective of the music being played in the background this morning during an…

  • Archaeologist for a Day

    More than 85 aspiring young archaeologists spent the morning digging up bones during an “Archaeologist for a Day” event at the Artesia Historical Museum and…

  • Boomerang BBQ takes the Whole Hog

    Matt and Sarah Walker of Boomerang BBQ, Wolfforth, Texas, display their prize after taking the Whole Hog this weekend at the Seventh Annual Devon Energy…

  • Looking Back: Carlsbad snipes about site of juvenile detention in 1978

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from June 25 – July 1. 40 years…

  • Methodist youth lend hands to Artesians in need

    More than 80 members and sponsors of the Central Texas Conference Youth in Mission from the First United Methodist Churches of Cleburne and Graham, Texas,…

  • Large turnout for city football camp

    More than 65 local boys return from a break Tuesday morning to run 40-yard-dash relays during the City of Artesia Recreation Department’s youth football camp…