• Practice makes perfect

    Members of the Artesia FFA’s Opening Ceremonies and Parliamentary Procedure team – pictured front row from left, Fallon Avery, Emma Greenwood, Latisha Hammer, Stephanie Bejarano;…

  • Border Patrol Academy marks end of an era as final class graduates 66-day program

    The U.S. Border Patrol Academy graduated Class 1083 this week, marking an end of an era. Class 1083 is the last class to graduate from…

  • N.M. eighth-worst state in which to retire

    New Mexico was rated the eighth-worst state in which to retire in a recent study by the personal finance website WalletHub. To help retirees find…

  • Kids celebrate King Jr.

    Bela Fox, 3, works on today’s “Helping Hands” wreath with her mother, Yasmin, during the Artesia Public Library’s weekly children’s Craft Time. After the craft,…

  • Secondary elevators to be out of service at Caverns

    Officials at Carlsbad Caverns National Park say the park’s secondary elevators will be out of service for required maintenance from Jan. 22-24. The work involves…

  • Looking Back: North Eddy County gets first snow of season in 1978

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

  • Wells Fargo donates to Meals on Wheels

    Wells Fargo bank recently made a generous donation to Meals on Wheels, providing the local charity with $1,500 to aid in its efforts to distribute…

  • Arts workshops slated for Jan. 27 in Artesia

    The Artesia Historical Museum and Art Center, and Artesia Public Library are once again teaming up with the New Mexico School for the Arts to…

  • Chase offers support for families of Aztec shooting victims

    On Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, Mack Chase, along with several other Artesia community members, traveled to Aztec to meet with the families of Francisco “Paco”…

  • Residents reminded of sales tax increase, write-in candidate filing date

    Artesia residents and local businesses are being reminded the city’s Gross Receipts Tax, or sales tax, rate has increased as of Jan. 1. Artesia’s GRT…