• Season’s first bale of cotton

    Oscar and Gloria Vasquez, right, of Malaga, have grown Eddy County’s first bale of cotton for the season. Also pictured are, from left, Alejandro Zubiate,…

  • Daily Prophet sports editor earns NMPA awards

    Daily Prophet Sports Editor Brienne Green received a first-place award in Sportswriting this weekend in the New Mexico Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. Green received…

  • Frolicking fiends spotted in view of Muggles

    Employees of Love Bud Floral were spotted Wednesday, flaunting their fiendishness in plain view of their customers, arriving at the office in ghoulish attire. Typically,…

  • Harry Potter series turns 20

    It’s been 20 years since J.K. Rowling’s magical novel “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” hit U.S. bookshelves, and since then, Rowling’s story of the…

  • Century 21 donates to Grammy’s

    Grammy’s House recently received a Halloween donation from the ladies at Century 21 – Black Gold. The women filled 21 Halloween goodie bags for Grammy’s…

  • United Way campaign off to rousing start

    North Eddy County United Way is delighted that our campaign is off to a rousing start at a 25 percent, current level. Numerous local businesses’…

  • Looking Back: Council sets sale price of Christian college in 1988

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from Oct. 29 – Nov. 4. 40 years…

  • Energy Department: U.S. now world’s top oil producer

    The United States is pumping record amounts of oil, vaulting over Russia to become the world’s biggest producer of crude. The Energy Information Administration said…

  • APD continuing to investigate homicide

    The Artesia Police Department is continuing to investigate a homicide that occurred Saturday in Artesia. APD officers were dispatched around 1 a.m. to the area…

  • Trick-or-Treat Main Street provides full day of family fun

    Saturday’s Fourth Annual Trick-or-Treat Main Street event drew throngs of families to the downtown district for a full afternoon and evening of candy, crafts, games,…