• United Way campaign off to rousing start

    North Eddy County United Way is delighted that our campaign is off to a rousing start at a 25 percent, current level. Numerous local businesses’…

  • Looking Back: Council sets sale price of Christian college in 1988

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from Oct. 29 – Nov. 4. 40 years…

  • Energy Department: U.S. now world’s top oil producer

    The United States is pumping record amounts of oil, vaulting over Russia to become the world’s biggest producer of crude. The Energy Information Administration said…

  • APD continuing to investigate homicide

    The Artesia Police Department is continuing to investigate a homicide that occurred Saturday in Artesia. APD officers were dispatched around 1 a.m. to the area…

  • Trick-or-Treat Main Street provides full day of family fun

    Saturday’s Fourth Annual Trick-or-Treat Main Street event drew throngs of families to the downtown district for a full afternoon and evening of candy, crafts, games,…

  • Library encourages participation in NaNoWriMo

    National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is turning 20 years old this year, and the Artesia Public Library is celebrating by making its NaNoWriMo even better…

  • Concho donates to Grammy’s House

    Concho Resources presented Grammy’s House with a check in the amount of $29,301.93 Wednesday during a luncheon event. The funds donated were raised through Concho’s…

  • Don’t forget to trick-or-treat

    I’ve been watching over the past week or two as events scheduled for Halloween night pop up in the Around Town section of the paper.…

  • AHS Student Council gives to Artesia General

    Members of the Artesia High School Student Council present Julie Gibson, Artesia General Hospital director of business development, far left, with a check for $1,871.09…

  • Trick-or-Treat Main Street coming up Saturday

    The treats will certainly be flowing faster than the tricks Saturday in downtown Artesia, as Artesia MainStreet, Artesia Historical Museum and Art Center, Artesia Public…