• Keeping the Dream Alive

    ARTESIA — The Keeping the Dream Alive Organization will host a celebration in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, Jan. 16, at the Artesia Center.

  • Pearce meets with veterans at Ocotillo

    By TYLER GREEN Daily Press Staff Writer Congressman Steve Pearce, along with staff from the Albuquerque Veterans Affairs Hospital, met with area veterans Thursday afternoon at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center to announce improvements in VA care and address recipients’ concerns.

  • County cuts ribbon on new detention center

    By TYLER GREEN Daily Press Staff Writer Eddy County Commissioners, City of Carlsbad officials and detention personnel gathered this morning for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the newly renovated Eddy County Detention Center (ECDC) and newly constructed Juvenile Detention Center (JDC) in Carlsbad.

  • Candidates file for council, judge seats

    Candidates who filed for City Council and Municipal Judge seats were announced during the City Council meeting last night.

  • O, fair New Mexico

    Grand Heights Early Childhood Center celebrated New Mexico’s centennial Tuesday with a door decorating contest and chile tasting. The doors of the school’s classrooms were decorated to depict different state symbols, with Shannon Ryan’s class taking first place for their state fossil-themed door,

  • Winter storm doesn’t stick in Artesia

  • Two arrested in connection with homicide

    ARTESIA – Two Carlsbad men were arrested early this morning and charged with the murder of Timothy Wallace, who was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head in his home at 9:51 a.m. Monday.

  • ECSO vehicle involved in wreck

  • Artesia police investigating apparent homicide

    ARTESIA — At 9:51 a.m. Monday, officers with the Artesia Police Department were dispatched to 1907 W. Richardson Ave. in reference to an unattended death.