• Horse sense

    Members of the Artesia FFA state-winning horse judging team, from left, Alexis Benton, Tyler Coons (Artesia FFA alumnus), Haley Bell and Hannah Vega, pause their…

  • N.M. is nation’s least politically-engaged state

    With Election Day approaching and only 61.4 percent of the voting-aged population having voted in the 2016 presidential election, 36.4 percent in the 2014 midterm,…

  • County approves $200K to aid AFD with hiring

    The Eddy County Commission voted Tuesday in Artesia to approve a one-time payment of $200,000 to the Artesia Fire Department to assist in the hiring,…

  • Minor injury reported in 20th Street wreck

    Artesia Police Department officers and EMS crews work the scene of a traffic accident that occurred around the end of the school day Tuesday at…

  • ‘Walking with Herb’ film seeking male golfers

    A short while back, we reported on a major motion picture due to be partially filmed in Artesia, directed by New Mexico native Ross Marks…

  • Looking Back: Artesia General makes final mortgage payment in 1988

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from Oct. 15-21. 40 years ago Oct. 15-21,…

  • Things getting spooky around Artesia

    Things are beginning to get spooky around Artesia with the approach of All Hallow’s Eve. Above and below, gruesome scenes and ghoulish greeters adorn the…

  • Looking Back: Two Artesia men pass the state bar in 1978

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from Oct. 8-14. 40 years ago Oct. 8-14,…

  • Renewed Wellness in a renewed house

    Most historical places don’t start off intending to be historical, and the grand house at 201 Richardson Ave. is no different. Few people bothered to…

  • Museum to hold Living Treasures presentation Oct. 14

    The Artesia Historical Museum and Art Center Foundation will hold its 17th Annual Living Treasures awards presentation at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, to honor…