• Severe drought fades away in N.M.

    ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — It’s been more than four years since New Mexico’s drought picture has looked this good, and parts of the state are gearing…

  • Artesia among top five small‐city websites

    Eddy County tied for 12th in FOG’s review of city, county internet presences

  • Date for hearing on county GRT to be set next week

    CARLSBAD — The Eddy County Commission was unable to add discussion on the rescheduling of its postponed Hold Harmless Gross Receipts Tax (GRT) public hearing…

  • Work continues on auditorium upgrade

    Work is continuing on the installation of a new HVAC system at the Artesia High School Auditorium. At its most recent meeting, the Artesia Public…

  • Library grand prize winners

    Amber Baker displays the HP Streaming Laptop she won for taking first place in the Artesia Public Library’s Adult Summer Reading Program “Who’s your hero?”…

  • Public hearing on county GRT ordinance postponed

    ARTESIA — Due to language discrepancies in the Eddy County Commission’s proposed Hold Harmless Gross Receipts Tax (GRT) ordinance, the public hearing and special meeting…

  • Back to school

    APS students return to class

  • Looking Back

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from August 16-22. 40 years ago Aug. 16‐22,…

  • Judge Martinez honored with escort to Carlsbad

    A vehicle carrying the remains of Artesia Municipal Judge Richard L. Martinez departs the Public Safety Complex on West Main Street Saturday afternoon, leading a…

  • Commission to hold public hearing on GRT ordinance Thursday

    ARTESIA — The Eddy County Commission will hold a special meeting and public hearing on its proposed Hold Harmless Gross Receipts Tax (GRT) ordinance Thursday…