• High winds Tuesday limited visibility on highways

    The high winds that blew into the Artesia area Tuesday morning were causing visibility problems on the highways, as pictured above on U.S. 285 South.…

  • Looking Back: City purchases generators for possible Y2K outage in 1999

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from Jan. 21-27. 40 years ago Jan. 21-27,…

  • Johnston retires from CASA after 24-plus years

    Libby Johnston has been working, living and breathing to benefit kids through Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Eddy County for the last 24-and-a-half years…

  • AAER elects new officers

    The Artesia Association of Educational Retirees (AAER) elected new officers for 2019 during its monthly meeting Jan. 11 at Hotel Artesia. Pictured above from left…

  • Artesia students get Math-Magical

    More than 330 fourth-grade and kindergarten students from Central, Hermosa, Roselawn, Yeso and Yucca Elementary Schools and Grand Heights Early Childhood Center took audiences on…

  • Council to hear request for additional funding for car show, cruise today

    The Artesia City Council will hear a request for additional Lodgers’ Tax funding for the return of the Main Event Car Show and Cruise amidst…

  • Public invited to listen in on Holtec informational call

    The public is invited to listen in Wednesday and Thursday as the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Atomic Safety and Licensing Board conducts pre-hearing conference oral…

  • ‘Strange things are afoot at the Circle K…’

    Although plans for Artesia’s shuttered Circle K building at 712 W. Main St. were unknown last week, a permit was filed with the City of…

  • Null named new superintendent of APS

    The Artesia Public Schools’ current superintendent of personnel and student services, John Ross Null, has been named the new superintendent of the district and will…

  • New Mexico ranked 2019’s State with the Most Racial Progress

    With Martin Luther King Jr. Day around the corner and 58 percent of Americans saying increased diversity makes the U.S. a better place – while…