• State weighs options for reusing oil and gas wastewater

    State and federal officials are warning that because drought is no stranger to New Mexico, decisions about water are growing ever more complicated. The state,…

  • County says Whites City Road to remain open

    Following a special meeting today in Carlsbad, Eddy County has announced Whites City Road will remain open at this time. The county announced the closure…

  • Looking Back: Successful Lake Arthur coach gets second title in 1988

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from Nov. 12-18. 40 years ago Nov. 12-18,…

  • Yeso honors veterans with personal display

    Kelli Fraze, back left, a fourth-grade teacher at Yeso Elementry School, poses with her students in front of the wall they decorated in honor of…

  • Artesia collecting Operation Christmas Child boxes this week

    Local volunteers will begin collecting Operation Christmas Child boxes this week for distribution to children overseas. Artesia families, churches and groups are busy transforming empty…

  • Home for the holidays

    Fatima Salinas accepts the key to her new home Saturday from Habitat for Humanity board member Kathy Phipps. Salinas’ new home is located at 803…

  • Council to hold two public hearings today

    The Artesia City Council will hold two public hearings during its regularly-scheduled meeting Tuesday. The first public hearing will concern consideration and approval of an…

  • ARTrageous coming to Artesia Thursday

    As you step into the theatre, the ARTrageous cast welcomes you into their world. Through immersive activity, their camaraderie sweeps you along, and you get…

  • Lincoln National Forest Christmas tree permit sales begin today

    The Lincoln National Forest will begin selling Christmas tree permits Tuesday, Nov. 13, at a cost of $10 each. A limited number of permits will…

  • Not quite the Christmas Tree Train but close

    Many Artesians spotting the arrival by truck this morning of a number of large pine trees contacted the Daily Press to ask if a Christmas…