• Looking Back: Artesia’s ‘Almost Anything Goes’ team takes state in 1976

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from March 6-12. 40 years ago March 6‐12,…

  • Townsend plans to address key issues for Southeast N.M. in legislative interim

    With his intent to seek reelection as state representative for District 54 officially announced last week, Rep. James “Jim” G. Townsend, R-Artesia, is ready to…

  • Clark heats up crowd at chilly show

    Terri Clark donned her signature cowboy hat and took to the stage Saturday night at the Artesia Horse Council Arena to entertain a crowd too…

  • Pearson announces candidacy for county commission

    Royce Pearson has announced his candidacy for reelection to Eddy County Commission District 2. “It is an honor and a blessing to serve the citizens…

  • Henry announces run for District 2 county commission seat

    Jon Allen Henry is pleased to announce his intent to run for Eddy County commissioner for District 2. Henry, his wife, Tawnya, and two children…

  • Girl Scout Week

    Artesia Mayor Phillip Burch, right, delivers a proclamation Tuesday declaring March 6-12 as Girl Scout Week in Artesia. March 12 marks the 104th anniversary of…

  • Happy birthday, Dr. Seuss!

    Above, students, faculty and staff at Hermosa Elementary School decked out in their most zany Seussical attire Wednesday in celebration of the 112th birthday of…

  • Library celebrates second anniversary

    Attendees of the Artesia Public Library’s second anniversary reception enjoy hors d’oeuvres, chat, and listen to a performance by Jhordan Granger, assistant to Artesia High…

  • Agave helping keep Artesia beautiful

    Employees of Agave Energy Co. take a break from cleaning up trash on the side of Kincaid Ranch Road south of Artesia last week. “We’re…

  • A Labor of Love: Paws and Claws staff dedicated to saving animals

    In the early, pre-dawn hours of a (usually) Saturday morning, Paws and Claws Humane Society employees and volunteers are carefully readying the most precious of…