• Results show grades for N.M. schools remain flat

    The number of New Mexico public schools receiving top school grades remained flat while some schools face closure for constantly getting an “F.” The Public…

  • Museum remains open during facelift

    It may look as though the Artesia Historical Museum is inaccessible to visitors for the next three to four weeks, but museum manager Nancy Dunn…

  • Everything ducky in Deming as waterfowl races approach

    Albuquerque has hot air balloons, Santa Fe burns Old Man Gloom, and Deming has its ducks. Since 1980, Deming has hosted the annual Great American…

  • City council slates special workshop to consider hiring EMTs

    The Artesia City Council elected Tuesday to hold a special workshop next month to discuss the possibility of adding EMT positions at the Artesia Fire…

  • APD investigating incident that left man dead

    The Artesia Police Department is currently investigating an incident that occurred this afternoon near East Grand Avenue just east of First Street. It has been…

  • Two Hobbs men killed in wreck on SR 31

    Two Hobbs men were killed Tuesday morning in a single-vehicle accident on New Mexico State Road 31. New Mexico State Police officers were dispatched around…

  • Artesia Public Schools to test new text messaging system

    The Artesia Public Schools and school-site mobile apps that have been available for the past several years are no longer functional and a new system…

  • Two-vehicle collision near Seventh, Main

    Two vehicles sit incapacitated Sunday between the intersections of Seventh Street and Quay Avenue and Seventh and Main Street near Central Park. The accident reportedly…

  • Back to School

    Students in Melissa Lopez’s second-grade class at Yeso Elementary School pose for a photo with decorative signs brightening the elementary’s yard on the first day…

  • Looking Back: Shopping center housing Kmart planned in 1978

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from Aug. 13-19. 40 years ago Aug. 13-19,…