• Donate a Toy Month declared in Artesia

    Mayor Raye Miller is joined by, from left, Alicia Carrera, Isabel Duran, Sally Carrera, Ava Carrera, Alicia Bustamante, Rosa Carrera, Ariana Carrera and Elsie Bustamante…

  • Novel idea for a Christmas tree…

    Members of the Friends of the Artesia Public Library, from left, Cindy Starkey, Linda Barnett, Sandy Schuetz, Jim Schuetz and Judy Metts ponder the placement…

  • Christmas shipping countdown

    There are 27 days left until Christmas but only 24 days left to get your packages in the mail to arrive by Christmas. According to…

  • Looking Back: Star Wars figures, Hungry Hungry Hippos popular in 1978

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from Nov. 26 – Dec. 2. 40 years…

  • Downtown district ablaze with autumn color

    Unlike many trees in Artesia, which fell victim to the recent freeze and sent their leaves fluttering through the streets, trees in the downtown district…

  • Looking Back: Netters take second consecutive state title in 1978

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from Nov. 19-25. 40 years ago Nov. 19-25,…

  • APS board named N.M. School Board of Year

    Artesia Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Crit Caton announced Monday that the APS Board of Education will be honored as New Mexico School Board of the…

  • Winter weather not confusing for area camel

    Runyan the camel and Wallace the water buffalo seem to be content with the morning’s snowfall Monday at Runyan Ranches in Mayhill. Runyan and Wallace…

  • Looking Back: Successful Lake Arthur coach gets second title in 1988

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from Nov. 12-18. 40 years ago Nov. 12-18,…

  • Yeso honors veterans with personal display

    Kelli Fraze, back left, a fourth-grade teacher at Yeso Elementry School, poses with her students in front of the wall they decorated in honor of…