• Swafford honored for 50 years at library

    Above, rtesia Public Library librarian Peggy Jo Swafford receives a Certificate of Recognition from Mayor Raye Miller Tuesday during a celebration in honor of her…

  • WFEC signs PPA for solar facility in SENM

    Western Farmers Electric Cooperative (WFEC) has negotiated a long-term renewable power purchase agreement (PPA) with Invenergy, the world’s leading privately-held developer and operator of sustainable…

  • Bulldogs rally in fourth but come up short of Cavemen

    Trailing the host Carlsbad Cavemen by 17 at the half, the Bulldog basketball team could easily have phone it in from there. The ‘Dogs were…

  • Lady ‘Dogs struggle from the field in 61-32 defeat

    The Lady Bulldogs knew what awaited them Tuesday at the Carlsbad High School gym. The Class 5A Cavegirls have become a perennial power, and Artesia…

  • Elderly, conservatives shared more Facebook fakery in 2016

    Sharing false information on Facebook is old. People over 65 and ultra conservatives shared about seven times more fake information masquerading as news on the…

  • Andres ‘Andy’ Grado

    Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at First United Methodist Church for Andres “Andy” Grado of Artesia. Grado, 30, passed away Friday,…

  • #AgStrong

    New Mexico FFA State Vice President/District V President Maegan Lemon entices members of the Artesia FFA Chapter with the promise of candy for good performance…

  • Cancer death rates hits milestone: 25 years of decline

    The U.S. cancer death rate has hit a milestone: It’s been falling for at least 25 years, according to a new report. Lower smoking rates…

  • Four injured, one arrested in weekend shooting in Roswell

    One man has been arrested in connection with a weekend shooting in Roswell that injured four. The Roswell Police Department says the investigation is continuing…

  • Looking Back: Burgess receives chiropractic award in 1989

      Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from Jan. 7-13. 40 years ago Jan.…