• Report shows southeastern New Mexicans in poor health

    Special to the Daily Press Southeastern New Mexico has been found to have the poorest health status in the state.

  • Car Show results

  • Solid report cards predicted for local schools under new system

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer Superintendent Mike Phipps didn’t go so far as to guarantee all A’s for Artesia schools under the new statewide grading system.

  • Flock in Flight

  • Batteries included, discarded cell phones make terrible toys

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer The Artesia Police Department says a recent spike in 911 hang-ups may be due to AT&T’s recent Alltel acquisition. The increase in hang-up calls has been tying up emergency lines and affecting personnel.

  • Rise and shine

  • Derrick Floor gets hosed

  • APD hands out 51 citations during saturation patrol

    By Tyler Green Daily Press Staff Writer The Artesia Police Department recently released statistics following Operation DWI (driving while intoxicated) saturation patrols performed over the weekend.

  • Leapin’ lizards

    Citizens vocal in opposition of  Fish and Wildlife Service plans to put sand dune lizard on endangered list By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer A small lizard has the potential to create big problems for the economy in southeastern New Mexico.

  • New city hire focuses on economic development

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer The City of Artesia’s new economic development director figures to have his hands full.