• Library celebrates Curious George

    Above, 3-year-old Andrew Mays comes forward to receive the “Curious George” book he won from volunteer readers Carol Focken, right, and Tracy Isgitt Wednesday afternoon…

  • Clay Walker entertains Artesia crowd

    Country music star Clay Walker entertained Artesians Saturday at the Eddy County Fairgrounds as the Artesia Arts Council and Ocotillo Performing Arts Center’s first show…

  • APS reviews revisions to teacher evaluation plans

    Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum John Ross Null reported Monday to the Artesia Public Schools Board of Education on the 2015-16 NMTEACH Evaluation Plan for Certified…

  • Remembering the fallen

    AFD climbs in honor of firefighters killed on 9/11 Firefighters with the Artesia Fire Department took to the stairs at Bulldog Bowl Friday to honor…

  • Martinez unveils ‘all of the above’ energy approach

    New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez announced her new energy plan Monday morning at the Southeast New Mexico Oil and Gas Summit in Carlsbad. The 2015…

  • Artesia celebrates 16th of September in 1975

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

  • County commission votes down GRT increase

    The Eddy County Commission voted 3-2 this morning in Carlsbad against the proposed two-eighths of 1 percent Gross Receipts Tax (GRT) increase. The proposal, which…

  • Terpening & Son honors local police, fire, EMS with luncheon

    At right from left, Michael McIntire, Teri Gilbert and David Houston of Terpening & Son Mortuary man the grill Friday at the Artesia Public Safety…

  • Homecoming draws alumni back to Artesia

    From those celebrating 50 years since their graduation from Artesia High School to those who’ve just been away for 10, alumni converged on Artesia this…

  • Oliver crowned 2015 Homecoming Queen

    Artesia High School senior Mia Oliver smiles from midfield Friday prior to the Bulldogs’ game against Valencia after being crowned 2015 Homecoming Queen. With her…