• Water leak at Eighth, Mahone affecting pressure in area

    The City of Artesia is informing residents that a water leak in the area of Eighth Street and Mahone Drive will lead to a reduction…

  • Snow fleeting but picturesque

    Following flurries at various points during the day Friday that didn’t quite stick, Artesians were treated to a post-Christmas blast of winter weather Friday evening…

  • ‘We love you, Miss Hannigan’

    Sadly, I’ve had occasion to write many things I didn’t want to in this column space since I took over as editor of the Daily…

  • Concho donates to veterans’ transport

    Concho Resources General Manager Paul Porter, left, and Concho senior staff electrical engineer Jack Callaway, right, present Magil Duran, center, president of the SENM Veterans…

  • Ta-ta, 2018: Keep your chicken coops and, yes, the Floss, too

    Keep your backyard chicken coops, dear 2018, and your vampire facials, too. And the stiff-arm Floss dance? Stomp it out in the new year. Here’s…

  • Chavarria named SNMCAC Volunteer of the Year

    Belinda Lopez, right, Artesia director of the Southeast New Mexico Community Action Corporation (SNMCAC), embraces Eva Chavarria last week at the Artesia MealSite after the…

  • Top names of 2018 for N.M. newborns

    The top names for New Mexico babies born in 2018 are Isabella for girls and Noah for boys. Isabella was fourth last year but this…

  • Looking Back: Good Samaritan chaplain gets Christmas surprise in 1988

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from Dec. 24-29. 40 years ago Dec. 24-29,…

  • Colorado boy continues Christmas tradition

    Paxton Williams, 9, sits at his Cozy Christmas hot cocoa stand Monday morning in front of his grandmother’s house on Quay Avenue. Paxton, of Castle…

  • Auditor elect says he will launch investigation into outgoing auditor

    New Mexico State Auditor-elect Brian Colon has announced he will launch an investigation into and internal review of alleged misconduct and abuse of power by…