• Rodriguez honored as grand marshal

    Ignacio “Nick” Rodriguez, a 98-year-old father, veteran, friend and neighbor, was honored Sept. 11 as a grand marshal in the 2015 Artesia High School Homecoming…

  • Carlsbad Mental Health Center official facing fraud charges

    A former Carlsbad Mental Health Center administrator will now be facing charges of Medicaid fraud in district court. The case against John Bain, former chief…

  • Switchfoot singer to perform at The Liberty

    Jon Foreman, lead singer of Grammy-winning band Switchfoot, will be in concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, at The Liberty in Roswell. Foreman is…

  • Reflections on France

    How was my trip to France? It was fantastic! Perhaps the most amazing trip I’ve ever been on just because traveling with my sister-in-law Jenelle…

  • 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,…