• Rapist gets 50 years

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer A 24-year-old Artesia man found guilty of rape in early December was sentenced to 50 years in prison on Monday.

  • Bee-ginning of spring

  • Fire tears through tangle of trees

    By TYLER GREEN Daily Press Staff Writer The cause of a brush fire involving a stand of trees northeast of Artesia that began around 8 p.m. Sunday evening is currently undetermined.

  • Holly’s $7 billion merger not expected to impact Navajo Refining

    By TIM MENICUTCH Daily Press Editor A proposed $7 billion merger between Holly Corporation and Frontier Oil Corporation announced today figures to have virtually no impact on the Navajo Refining in Artesia.

  • Library committee seeks input

    By TYLER GREEN Daily Press Staff Writer Residents from Artesia and the surrounding communities are invited to join architects and the building committee to provide input and feedback on the Artesia Public Library building project at the library from 5 to 7 p.m. this evening.

  • Recycled Art Show opens

  • Vehicle shooting investigation turned over to state police

    ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer A Tuesday shooting that resulted in the property damage of two vehicles is currently being investigated by the New Mexico State Police.

  • Drug, Crime Coalition works to end bullying in APS schools

    BY ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer The Artesia Drug and Crime Coalition are putting their best efforts toward putting an end to bullying in Artesia schools.

  • Fire on Quail

  • Auxiliary aims to help hospital become more hospitable

    By TYLER GREEN Daily Press Staff Writer The Artesia General Hospital Auxiliary held a meeting at the hospital this morning to discuss funding for their annual scholarship and improving their presence within the hospital by increasing auxiliary membership.