• ‘Sons of Anarchy’ spinoff ‘Mayans M.C.’ tackles border world

    “Mayans M.C.,” a spinoff of motorcycle gang saga “Sons of Anarchy,” tackles conflict along the U.S.-Mexico border amid poverty and a drug war. The FX…

  • Tariffs on imported newsprint nixed in win for newspapers

    In a victory for the American newspaper industry, the U.S. International Trade Commission on Wednesday blocked tariffs imposed by the Trump administration on imported newsprint,…

  • Hospital breaks ground on new addition

    Artesia General Hospital staff, administration and board members, along with representatives of the contractor in charge of the project, broke ground this morning on a…

  • Artesia among municipalities asked by ACLU to repeal panhandling ordinances

    Artesia was among 10 New Mexico cities issued a letter from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Monday demanding they repeal their ordinances regarding panhandling.…

  • Local Circle K closes doors

    Confused residents and passing motorists alike attempting to patronize Artesia’s Circle K convenience store over the past two days have arrived to find gas pumps…

  • Hobbs schools see enrollment spike

    A school district in the heart of New Mexico’s booming oil and gas region has hit record enrollment. And administrators are wondering if the district…

  • NMSP seeking public’s help locating missing person

    The New Mexico State Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing Santa Fe man. Jerome Xavier Noort, 42, was last seen Aug.…

  • Looking Back: Brantley Lake ‘born’ with flip of switch in 1988

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from Aug. 27 – Sept. 2. 40 years…

  • Red Dirt Black Gold features area bands

    Above, Roger Creager entertains the crowd Saturday evening at the Artesia Arts and Cultural District’s annual Red Dirt Black Gold Festival in downtown Artesia. The…

  • Winter Dance Party coming to OPAC Saturday

    Artesians will be able to dance the night away Saturday to the sounds of the ‘50s when John Mueller’s Winter Dance Party comes to the…