• Dog Rescue

  • Abused animal likely product of fight ring

    ARTESIA — A 1-year-old dog is doing well after being found in the 1200 block of Washington Avenue with severe injuries.

  • City optimistic about upcoming ISO grade

    By ROB LARSON Daily Press Staff Writer Since the Insurance Service Office (ISO) consultants finished up their second evaluation of Artesia Tuesday afternoon, Artesia Fire Department Chief J.D. Hummingbird has been a very happy man. And in four to six months, he’s pretty sure a lot of Artesians will know exactly why.

  • Mayor Phillip Burch and Firefighter Eli Herrera

  • Sale of land for apartment complex approved

    By ROB LARSON Daily Press Staff Writer The Artesia City Council passed a property sale ordinance and a resolution to adopt the Artesia Comprehensive Plan, promoted six police officers, and hired four public employees in various departments Tuesday at their regular meeting.

  • At the hop

  • J.D. Champion

  • Champion proud to return to Artesia

    By SAMANTHA MORIN Daily Press Staff Writer J.D. Champion is proud to be a Bulldog and to be teaching in his hometown.

  • A victim’s perspective

  • Commission hears update from ECDC

    By ROB LARSON Daily Press Staff Writer Warden Shawn Funk of the Eddy County Detention Center (ECDC) asked the Eddy County Commission Tuesday for permission to hire a new medical services director and inmate food services provider, then discussed prison statistics spanning a five-year period.