• NDI performance set for today

    Artesia students will put 10 days of training with the National Dance Institute (NDI) on display today, taking audience members on a journey through the…

  • Governor visits with area farmers, ranchers

    M. Jay Mitchell, cabinet secretary-designate for the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Governor Susana Martinez, and Anthony Parra, New Mexico Department…

  • Photo exhibit opens today at library

    Adult Services Librarian Jo Scott sets up a photography exhibit titled “New Mexico Places, New Mexico Faces” in preparation for its opening, set for 2:30-4:30…

  • City board hears condemnation appeals

    Two condemnations were the subject of a public board of appeals hearing Tuesday evening at City Hall. The first residence at 212 W. Kemp Ave.…

  • Proposal to increase council salaries rejected

    The Artesia City Council hasn’t accepted an increase in pay since 2005, and the city’s governing body has chosen once again to wait a bit…

  • From démodé to debonair: Library, museum host Recycled Workshop

    Liz Parra cuts a t-shirt in order to make a fringe scarf out of the refashioned clothing Tuesday evening during a Recycled Workshop at the…

  • New digital billboard greets Main Street traffic

    Motorists along Main Street are noticing a new digital billboard near the Seventh Street intersection. The billboard, owned by Newman Outdoors, scrolls through advertisements from…

  • ECSO investigating discovery of human remains

    The Eddy County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) is investigating the discovery of human remains near Loving. ECSO Chief Deputy Mark Cage states that at approximately 9:57…

  • Looking Back: Seatbelt law introduced, despite grumbling, in 1986

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

  • Cattle losses hit Southeast New Mexico hard

    With full impact still unknown, farmers, ranchers are urged to contact FSA   Dairy producers and ranchers in Texas and New Mexico have estimated the…