• Turn off the lights and they’ll glow

    Scouts and other local girls work to piece together glowing jewelry Friday evening during the Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest’s Back-to-School GlowFest at the…

  • Work continues on auditorium upgrade

    Work is continuing on the installation of a new HVAC system at the Artesia High School Auditorium. At its most recent meeting, the Artesia Public…

  • Several APS construction projects complete or nearing end as new school year approaches

    The August meeting of the Artesia Public Schools Board of Education was held Monday night, with the first order of business being the swearing in…

  • New APS board member sworn in

    David Conklin, right, is sworn in by Judge Daniel Reyes Jr. at Monday’s meeting of the Artesia Public Schools Board of Education as the board’s…

  • Countdown to kickoff

    With the conclusion of two-a-days workouts and the first practice in full pads Friday, the Bulldog football team is counting down the days to its…

  • Pecan pie auction raises $9,475

    For the third year in a row Staycy Thurman’s Hot Lemon Poke Cake was the overall winner in the Annual Eddy County Fair’s Pecan Pie…

  • Vehicle accidents at multiple locations

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  • 2015 Best of Eddy County

    The Best of Eddy County show took place during the 2015 Eddy County Fair and was judged by Kyle Kaufman. The show features market swine,…

  • Annual Jack Rauch Memorial Anvil Toss

    Results of the annual Jack Rauch Memorial Anvil Toss

  • Looking Back – 8,000 gallons of fuel stolen from Navajo Refinery in 1975

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from July 26-Aug.1. 40 years ago July 26‐Aug.1,…