• Two Texas men killed in wreck on SR 128

    Two Texas men were killed Monday in a two-vehicle accident on State Road 128. The New Mexico State Police were dispatched around 6 p.m. Monday…

  • Looking Back: Donkey with washtub tied to tail breaks loose in 1978

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from July 16-22. 40 years ago July 16-22,…

  • N.M. prisons expected to fill up as population grows

    A forecast prepared by the state sentencing commission shows New Mexico’s prison system will have more inmates in the next few years than it currently…

  • Celia H. Rincon

    Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, July 19, at Trinity Temple Assembly of God for Celia H. Rincon of Artesia. Rincon, 84, passed away…

  • Crime Stoppers seeking information on vehicle arson

    Crime Stoppers of Eddy County is seeking the public’s assistance in solving a vehicle arson that took place in June. At approximately 3:55 a.m. June…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT July 17 ARREST 12:30 a.m. – Cynthia Morales, 37, of Artesia, arrested on a magistrate warrant for battery against a household member.…

  • Bikers supporting Wounded Warrior Project through Hoka Hey Motorcycle Challenge

    A trio of local men have embarked on a 10,000-mile motorcycle journey to support a very worthy cause. Eugene Lopez, Robert Krauter and Lee DeLeonard…

  • Museum invites public to old-fashioned ice cream social

    The Artesia Historical Museum and Art Center invites the public to an old-fashioned ice cream social from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, July 19. The event will…

  • Mike Smith speaks about Triple Crown, inspiration at Downs

    Mike Smith, New Mexico native and Triple Crown winner on Justify, came back to his roots for a day at Ruidoso Downs. Smith started his…

  • National rig count increases by two to 1,054

    The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by two this week to 1,054. At this time a year…