• Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 30 THREATS 1:32 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 800 block of West Cleveland Avenue in reference to threats. Jan. 29…

  • We’ll take… all of those

    Girls Scouts of the Desert Southwest-Artesia received its fourth shipment of the “cookie season” this morning, and Girl Scouts are ready to begin supplying Artesia…

  • Revenue from oil boom could be used for N.M. roads

    New Mexico’s governor and a key committee of the Democratic-controlled Legislature want to use a large portion of the state’s budget surplus to improve highway…

  • Eddy County switching back to five-day workweek

    A New Mexico county has approved switching back to a five-day work week. Beginning Feb. 24, Eddy County employees will once again be in the…

  • Bowlers win with record performance

    The Artesia High School Bulldog bowling team had seen themselves with a chance to win their past two tournaments in an Advanced Division that features…

  • Looking Back: Null’s Lady ‘Dogs take down Carlsbad 70-40 in 1979

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from Jan. 28 – Feb. 3. 40 years…

  • Mary Lockhart

    Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, at First Baptist Church for Mary Lockhart. Jim Hickerson and Ty Houghtaling will officiate the services,…

  • Anita ‘Sherry’ Tulk

    Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at West Main Baptist Church for Sherry Tulk of Artesia. Tulk, 78, passed away Saturday, Jan.…

  • Hermosa Drive residents voice concerns at pre-reconstruction-project town hall

    A crowd of around 40 residents and all eight city councilors filled Council Chambers at City Hall Thursday as Smith Engineering hosted its second town…

  • Hermosa, Demented Customs challenge students to chase their dreams

    James Torrez, owner of Demented Customs in Hobbs, was the guest speaker during Thursday’s Hermosa Elementary School Family Night. Principal Mike Worley and his committee…