• Chavarria named SNMCAC Volunteer of the Year

    Belinda Lopez, right, Artesia director of the Southeast New Mexico Community Action Corporation (SNMCAC), embraces Eva Chavarria last week at the Artesia MealSite after the…

  • Grammy’s House Spirit Tree aids local children

    The kids at Grammy’s House wrote down their Christmas gift wishes, and the customers and employees of First American Bank did their best to fulfill…

  • Looking Back: Letters to Santa from 1978, 1988, 1998

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from Dec. 17-23. 40 years ago Dec. 17-23,…

  • TMJ celebrates opening of exhaust division

    Members of the Artesia Trailblazers and Artesia Chamber of Commerce join owners Matt Palmer and Tonya Kincaid, fifth and sixth from left, and their staff…

  • ‘Imagination is the beginning of creation’

    George Bernard Shaw said it best when he said, “Imagination is the beginning of creation.” Students in Randi Kirkpatrick’s family and consumer science class at…

  • Tree vs. truck

    A large tree in the front yard of a residence in the 700 block of West Quay Avenue apparently succumbed to the winds and moisture…

  • APS superintendent Caton announces retirement

    In a surprise announcement at the end of last night’s Artesia Public Schools Board of Education meeting, Dr. Crit Caton, superintendent, announced he will be…

  • Looking Back: Bulldogs overcome 1-3 start to take state title in 1978

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from Dec. 10-17. 40 years ago Dec. 10-17,…

  • 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…