• Artesia reminded of GRT increase

    Artesians who may have noticed an increase in the cost of their regular purchases since the start of the year are being reminded the county’s…

  • Former hospital slated for spring demolition

    A new fence put up earlier this week sits around the long-abandoned Johnston Manor – formerly Artesia General Hospital – located at 800 S. Roselawn…

  • The fog comes on little cat feet

    A thick blanket of fog hangs over Artesia today, the product of a late burst of sunshine Tuesday afternoon. The fog rolled in Tuesday evening…

  • County approves new dispatch system for REDA

    In the first Eddy County Commission meeting of 2016, commissioners voted to spend $1,990,945 to replace the county’s outdated and unreliable dispatch system with a…

  • Back to the grind

    Students in Melissa Burnett’s pre-Advanced Placement chemistry class at Artesia High School tackle their electronic schoolwork this morning on their first day back to school…

  • Looking Back: AGH celebrates New Year babies in 1976, 1986

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from Jan. 3-9. 40 years ago Jan. 3‐9,…

  • Just chillin’

    Above, a figure kicks back for a nap on a snow couch, complete with comfy pillows, as his “pet” Bulldog looks on Thursday in the…

  • Artesians ring in the New Year at home and beyond

  • Groups working to aid local family who lost home in fire

    Organizations, businesses and individuals are continuing to work to aid a family who lost their home to a fire on New Year’s Eve. On the…

  • BeWellnm to hold insurance exchange events in Eddy County

    BeWellnm, the official state marketplace for purchasing and comparing health plans, will host three public information events next week in Eddy County. The events will…