• 9-2-RoswellMissingMan

    RPD seeking missing man

    A Roswell man with an injury that causes him to suffer memory loss and seizures was reported missing early Friday morning. The public is asked…

  • Jose H. Mendoza

    A funeral mass is scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Roswell for Jose “Simon” H. Mendoza. Mendoza, 83,…

  • Gregory Lovato, 70, from Santa Fe, hangs out at McDonald's, talking about the old days in Santa Fe when he was growing up. (Luis Sánchez Saturno - Santa Fe New Mexican)

    Touristy downtown Santa Fe a shadow of what some residents remember

    On some mornings, 70-year-old Gregory Lovato brings a bag of memories with him to breakfast. The other old-timers circled around tables at the McDonald’s on…

  • Roger Staubach

    NMMI grad Staubach receives Dick Enberg Award

    New Mexico Military Institute (NMMI) graduate Roger Staubach was honored June 13 during the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Hall of…

  • In this April 20, 1995, file photo, the American flag flies alone and at half-staff in New York's Rockefeller Plaza, honoring those killed in the Oklahoma City bombing. Lowering flags to honor numerous victims of terrorism or disasters is common practice but the category list of those receiving the honor continues to grow. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

    Are we overusing the tribute of flying the flag half-staff?

    Nearly every day, somewhere in the country, the Stars and Stripes was lowered to half-staff last year in one of the most significant official gestures…

  • Cord Wilburn of 1507 Dallas Ave. takes advantage of an unusual amount of water rushing east down Washington Avenue following an afternoon downpour Wednesday. While adults groaned about the constant rain, youngsters like Cord had a great time wading, splashing and floating. (Daily Press 1986 File Photo)

    Looking Back: Heavy rains cause flooding throughout city in 1986

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from June 26 – July 2. 40 years…

  • Steve Cochran

    Steve Cochran

    Steve Cochran passed away Sunday, June 19, 2016. Family and friends will gather to celebrate his life with a memorial barbecue from 5-9 p.m. Thursday,…

  • Frank Stephen Morgan

    Frank Stephen Morgan

    Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, June 27, at First Baptist Church for Frank Stephen Morgan of Artesia. Morgan, 63, was welcomed into the…

  • ARCHAEOLOGISTS RETURN - A crew of 12 student archaeologists is back at work this summer in the Seven Rivers area, unearthing artifacts from past cultures in the Pecos Valley dating back to about 4000 B.C. The project, headed by Joe Gallagher, a Southern Methodist University graduate student, is funded through the Bureau of Reclamation with U.S. Parks Service money. The crew plans to excavate eight sites this summer in the area, which will eventually be underwater when Brantley Dam is completed sometime in the early 1980s. (Daily Press 1976 File Photo)

    Looking Back: City begins work on Jaycee Park soccer fields in 1986

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from June 19-25. 40 years ago June 19‐25,…

  • (From 1976)

    Looking Back: Fawn makes debut at Roberts Park deer pen in 1976

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from June 12-18. 40 years ago June 12‐18,…