• Fire fells falls

    Rec area not likely to reopen soon By TYLER GREEN Daily Press Staff Writer What once was a lush oasis teeming with life now resembles an arid, desolate, uninhabitable land. The fire that ripped through Last Chance Canyon, burning over 50,000 acres, left portions of the Sitting Bull Falls Recreation Area smoldering and covered in…

  • Artesia man arrested for 2nd-degree murder

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer A 25-year-old Artesia man was arrested Tuesday and charged with the murder of 30-year-old Joseph Darras.

  • Roswell police seek rape suspect

    The Roswell Police Department is asking for help in locating a 30-year-old man charged with the rape of a 14-year-old girl.

  • Flags fly for fallen soldiers

  • Draft report supports area nuclear endeavors

    By TYLER GREEN Daily Press Staff Writer Recommendations in a draft report released by Blue Ribbon Commission subcommittees earlier this month could be an indication that southeast New Mexico has a strong future as a key player in nuclear endeavors.

  • Counselor calls it quits

    After 29 years at AHS, Williams will be missed By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer After 29 years at Artesia High School, Leah Williams is saying goodbye. Williams will retire from the senior guidance counselor position at AHS, and according to Superintendent Mike Phipps, she will be missed.

  • Songwriter sensation

  • Architect presents plans for new library

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer Progress is continuing on plans for a new public library in Artesia.

  • A perfect 5

  • Graduation ceremonies tonight

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer By the time the commencement exercises at Bulldog Bowl come to a close tonight, a total of 188 students will have walked across the stage.