• Texas woman killed in fatal rollover near Roswell

    ROSWELL — A Texas woman was killed Tuesday afternoon when the vehicle in which she was a passenger rolled several times on U.S. 70 near…

  • Looking Back: Four incumbents reelected to council in 1976

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

  • All aglow about spring

    Artesia Public Library teen services librarian Erin Loveland, right, assists Cassie Blake with the creation of a flower lit with the help of a battery…

  • Changing Lives Coalition working for a better Artesia

    Changing Lives Coalition Inc. (CLC) is an Artesia nonprofit that is working to improve the lives of people within the community. The organization’s stated mission…

  • High winds fuel brush fire

    The Artesia Fire Department and area volunteer units were all but entirely obscured Saturday afternoon by clouds of smoke and blowing dirt after a brush…

  • Wood announces candidacy for county commission District 3

    Former Artesia Magistrate Court judge Larry Wood has announced his candidacy for Eddy County Commission District 3. Wood has resided in Eddy County for the…

  • Collier announces county commission reelection bid

    Commissioner Glenn Collier announces his intent to pursue reelection as county commissioner to District 3. District 3 includes Artesia, Carlsbad, Hope, White City, Queen, Black…

  • Barrera to run for Eddy County treasurer

    Frank R. Barrera has announced his candidacy for the office of Eddy County treasurer. “First and foremost, to God be the glory!” Barrera said. “I…

  • Beginning theatre class engages in pint-sized plundering

    Children from the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center’s beginning theatre class perform a scene from the play “Pete the Pint-Sized Pirate” Saturday evening at the OPAC.…

  • Cashore Marionettes upcoming at Ocotillo

    The internationally acclaimed Cashore Marionettes will provide Artesians with an evening of artistry, grace and refinement of motion this week at the Ocotillo Performing Arts…