• Roadrunners ring in the holidays

    First-graders from Roselawn Elementary School perform their Christmas musical for friends and family Thursday afternoon under the direction of music teacher Debra Leonard. The students…

  • Concho donates gifts to Grammy’s House

    From left, Celina Bryant, Jamie Montoya, Jerry Martin, Angelica DeLaRosa, Genesis Garza, Ana Zamora and Valerie Bishop pose with a selection of gifts recently donated…

  • APS bands perform annual Winter Concert

    Lisa Dillon, band director, conducts the Artesia High School band Tuesday as they perform “Blue and Green Music,” a Samuel R. Hazo piece based on…

  • Good tidings they bring to you and your kin

    Members of the Helpers Club of San Pedro Nursing and Rehabilitation Center joined St. Nicholas Sunday in hosting a Christmas party for the center’s residents…

  • Chaves County to convene temporary grand jury

    Chaves County will convene a temporary grand jury, though not for as long as petitioners requested. The Roswell Daily Record reports judges of the Fifth…

  • Feds: 34 face charges in Mescalero meth trafficking probe, including one Artesian

    A methamphetamine investigation on the Mescalero Apache reservation in New Mexico has resulted in federal charges against 18 suspected drug dealers and dismantled three drug…

  • County commission hears four presentations in final meeting of year

    This morning’s meeting of the Eddy County Commission included four informative presentations. The first regarded the Fiscal Year 2014-15 audit by Johnson, Miller & Co.,…

  • AHS students receive EMS training

    Students in Rick Wiles’ EMS classes at Artesia High School receive the opportunity to learn from Doug Tipton and his team from Air Methods air…

  • Looking Back: Christmas tree farm welcomed by chamber in 1985

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

  • Ride for Bikes donates 313 bicycles to kindergarten students

    On Saturday, Dec. 5, caring citizens of Artesia assembled and delivered to the Grand Heights Early Childhood Center kindergarten 313 Christmas bikes. Ride for Bikes,…