• Jantel Lavender of Sparks wins WNBA sixth woman award

    NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles Sparks center Jantel Lavender has won the WNBA’s sixth woman award.

  • In this July 13, 2016, file photo, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar presents a tribute to Muhammad Ali at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Abdul-Jabbar's next book will be a fond look back at his long friendship with John Wooden, the celebrated basketball coach at UCLA. "Coach Wooden and Me" will be published next June and will combine personal memories and lessons learned from his friend and mentor, Grand Central Publishing told The Associated Press on Wednesday, Sept. 28. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

    Abdul-Jabbar writing book about UCLA coach John Wooden

    NEW YORK (AP) — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s next book will be a fond look back at his long friendship with John Wooden, the celebrated basketball coach at UCLA.

  • APS warns of scam regarding AHS basketball program

    The Artesia Public Schools is warning local businesses and individuals of a scam regarding the Artesia High School basketball program. Individuals have been contacting businesses…

  • (Teresa Lemon - Daily Press)

    AHS students versed on traditions

    Students at Artesia High School spent the morning Thursday in the annual traditions assembly in the old boys’ gym. In a fitting setting, where the…

  • Carl “Harry” Nelson

    Carl “Harry” Nelson

    Funeral Services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Friday, August 12, at the First Baptist Church of Artesia for Carl “Harry” Nelson, formerly of Lake Arthur,…

  • 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…

  • Documents released in Espanola Valley basketball coach firing

    State education officials have released documents related to the firing of a northern New Mexico high school basketball coach that generated upheaval. The Santa Fe…

  • Public Forum: Mary Brown Memorial a success

    TO THE EDITOR: My heartfelt thanks go out again this year to the following people and businesses for donating their time and/or money to the…

  • School board announces numerous resignations, hirings, new app

    Dr. Crit Caton, superintendent of the Artesia Public Schools, announced the hiring of Larry Combs as principal of Zia Intermediate School at the APS Board…

  • Cynthia Orona

    Cynthia Orona

    Cynthia Orona, 50, of Roswell, passed away peacefully Thursday, June 9, 2016, after a hard-fought, 15-year battle with brain cancer. Her strong spirit and beautiful…