• Headstart cleans up Guadalupe Park

    Headstart student Jeremiah Martinez and his teacher Ashley Langston pick up trash today at Guadalupe Park. Approximately 20 students from Headstart’s classroom five, along with teachers, parents and Linda Stevens of Artesia Clean and Beautiful, took part in the clean up.  As a reward for their hard work, Stevens gave each child a hybrid cottonwood…

  • Theater upgrades climate control

    The Land of the Sun movie theater installed five new heating and cooling units on top of the theater today. The installation crew blocked off a portion of Main Street in order to position a large crane and hoist the 500 pound units up three stories and onto the roof. According to theater complex manager…

  • Principal pens book

    Principal of Yeso Elementary School Danny Parker shows off his authorial debut, Hello, T-Bird!, a book which chronicles a day in the life of a Thunderbird Thursday in his office. Parker said he wrote the book in the fall of last year so students, past, present and future, would have a way of remembering their…

  • Chase Foundation will name scholarship winners

    ARTESIA — The Chase Foundation will announce the winners of the 2010 Chase Foundation Scholarships at 6 p.m. tonight in the red brick gym at Artesia High School. According to a press release, the scholarships are available to graduating seniors of Artesia High School, and the 2010 graduating class will be the fourth class to…

  • Scholarships awarded

    Pictured from left are Alex Mendoza, a senior at Artesia High School (AHS); Ken Clayton, president of Western Bank; and Christine Villa, a senior at AHS. Mendoza and Villa each received a $500 scholarship from Western Bank. “Our decision to award scholarships to these young women was based on their grades and also their desire…

  • Radiologist receives award

    , after receiving the 2009/2010 Dan Wilford Award for Compassion and Community Service Tuesday at AGH.  Rhonda Addington, a materials management receiving and distribution clerk at AGH, nominated Collins for the award. “I nominated Jayd because I feel he has made every effort to give 100 percent to his ‘labor of love’ which is his…

  • Pet education, social event Saturday

    By EMIL WHITIS Daily Press Staff Writer What some may consider the most important pet social of the year, the third annual Who Let the Dogs Out event, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Dandy-Time Boarding Kennel. This year, the even is being held in honor of Artesia Police Department’s…

  • AHS golf boosters raffle winner

    Artesia Country Club Golf Pro Joe Smith presents a Titleist Scotty Cameron California putter to Gary Davis. The putter, which was donated by Smith, was raffled off by the Artesia High School golf boosters as a fundraiser. The raffle raised more than $1,000 for the AHS golf team.AC

  • Sunday, April 11

    Stallings selected as NM Cherry Blossom Princess Mounted Shooters compete in Artesia GOP tries to head off Stevens replacement ‘Dogs split, Lady ‘Dogs sweep Hobbs Artesia Public Schools honor rolls SHILO performs at Cottonwood Winery Obama leaves WH without press, breaking protocol For the best in local news, subscribe in print and on the web!

  • Friday, March 12, 2010

    Program gives NM market-goers a dose of prevention 4 incendiary devices found in eastern Texas mail Bulldogs win in Farmington Experts say doctors overtreating For the best in local news, subscribe in print and on the web!