• Light Up Artesia to ring in the holidays

    The Christmas season will officially be ushered into Artesia Thursday evening with a little help from Artesia MainStreet, local merchants, and, of course, Santa Claus.…

  • Ride for Bikes assembly set for Saturday

    This Christmas, 313 Artesia kindergartners will wake up to a brand new bicycle under their Christmas tree, thanks to Ride for Bikes, a local nonprofit…

  • County losing money on insurance coverage

    Tuesday’s timed agenda at the Eddy County Commission meeting brought on a discussion about the Multi-Line Pool and Workers’ Compensation Pool Insurance in the counties…

  • It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

    Decorations on light poles in downtown Artesia twinkled against grey skies Saturday as signs of Christmas began springing up throughout the community. From preparations for…

  • Last day for letters to Santa!

  • Toys for Tots underway

    The Marine Corps Reserve’s annual Toys for Tots drive is underway. Donations of new, unwrapped toys are being collected at the Daily Press office, 503…

  • Roselawn Read-In a success

      Roselawn Elementary School held its annual Read-In fundraiser Nov. 23. The Roadrunners collected donations and were treated to a fun-filled day of reading and…

  • Devon aids Artesia Emergency Relief

    Above and below, employees with Devon Energy deliver 1,012 pounds of food to Artesia Emergency Relief (AER) Nov. 12, the results of a food drive…

  • New volunteers sworn in for Eddy County CASA

    On Nov. 19, Judge Jane Shuler-Gray swore in seven Eddy County citizens as Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). The volunteers are now qualified to advocate for…

  • Artesia off to subdued Black Friday start

    Heather Ruppanner and Jenna Brown sift through racks of dresses and shirts this morning at Kouros & Kore during the store’s Black Friday sale. Local…