• One-third of N.M. teachers get highest ratings

    The number of high-performing public school teachers in New Mexico has increased, according to results from annual evaluations released Monday by the state Public Education…

  • Looking Back: APS discusses one-school, one-grade system in 1988

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from Sept. 10-16. 40 years ago Sept. 10-16,…

  • 17th Annual Quilters Guild Show on display now at museum art center

    It must be fall, because we have gotten a lot of phone calls asking about the Artesia Historical Museum’s annual Artesia Quilters Guild exhibit! The…

  • BLM to conduct public meetings on SENM management plan

    The Bureau of Land Management’s Carlsbad Field Office will host nine public meetings this month to provide information and answer questions related to the Carlsbad…

  • Vendors sought for Art in the Park

    Fine artists and fine crafters are currently being sought for Artesia’s annual Art in the Park event. Art in the Park will take place this…

  • ACT to present ‘Murder’s in the Heir’

    Artesians are invited to enjoy an evening of murder, mystery and sweet-tooth-indulging as the Artesia Community Theatre presents “Murder’s in the Heir.” The interactive mystery-comedy…

  • Coffee with a Cop set for Friday

    Artesians are invited to ask questions and discuss concerns with Artesia Police Department officers from 8-10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at C&T Donut, 1301 Centre…

  • Council to hold five public hearings today

    The Artesia City Council will hold five public hearings at its regularly-scheduled meeting Tuesday. Prior to the hearings, the council will be provided with a…

  • Hagerman resident newest member of NMJPEC

    The New Mexico Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission (NMJPEC) has appointed Matthew Kirk of Hagerman, an account representative in the oil and gas service industry, as…

  • AAC proud to present fall arts classes

    The Artesia Arts Council is proud to present its Fall 2018 arts classes. Beginning Monday, Sept. 10, classes will begin in piano, violin, guitar, drums,…