• Do you think they see me?

    A steer peers out from behind trees in the parking light of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints this afternoon after briefly…

  • Car thefts help make N.M. fifth-worst state for road trips

    New Mexico’s now-infamous difficulties with car thefts, particularly in the Albuquerque area, have contributed to the state’s ranking as one of the worst in the…

  • Looking Back: Artesia police investigate complaints of Moonies in 1978

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from June 18-24. 40 years ago June 18-24,…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT June 19 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 1:44 a.m. – Officer dispatched to U.S. 82, mile marker 97, in reference to suspicious activity. 3:20 a.m.…

  • Samuel Paul Fodge Jr.

    Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, June 21, at Faith Baptist Church for Samuel Paul Fodge Jr. of Artesia. Fodge, 46, passed away Tuesday,…

  • Artesia area receives much-needed moisture

    Artesia residents celebrated the arrival of much-needed moisture Saturday afternoon, as around 1 inch of precipitation fell in the city limits over the span of…

  • Chase Scholars giving back through community projects

    In following Chase Family tradition of giving back to communities, the 2018 Chase Scholars are preparing for orientation and their community service initiative, scheduled for…

  • OPAC gallery hosting artist Lewis

    Laura Lewis, a High Plains regionalist known for her ability to capture the expansive landscapes, skyscapes, and agricultural imagery of that part of Texas is…

  • ACT to hold Brown Bag Theatre at safety complex

    The Artesia Community Theatre will hold its penultimate Brown Bag Theatre event of the summer this Friday at the Artesia Public Safety Complex. The public…

  • Museum exhibit provides hands-on look at older technology

    Most of us have gotten used to adjusting to new technology in our lifetimes — and let’s face it, the newest gadgetry is a lot…