• 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…

  • FLOATING ALONG - Ben Hernandez, left, and his son, Elton, took advantage of Wednesday afternoon’s downpour to put an inflatable rubber raft to work on the water accumulated in Eagle Draw. The elder Hernandez estimated the water was six or seven inches deep beneath his raft. Then he and his son floated merrily away toward the east. The NMSU Agricultural Science Center south of Artesia only recorded .02 of an inch of precipitation during the past 24 hours. (Daily Press 1986 File Photo)

    Looking Back: La Cueva golfer wins but must forfeit prize in 1996

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from June 5-11. 40 years ago June 5‐11,…

  • Macker

    Inn of the Mountain Gods hosting ‘Macker on the Rez’

    Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino is set to host “Macker on the Rez,” the first-ever Gus Macker three-on-three basketball tournament to be…

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    Mr. Bulldog 2016

    Artesia High School graduating senior Justin Houghtaling accepts the Mr. Bulldog award from Artesia Public Schools athletic director Cooper Henderson. The annual award is given…

  • School’s Out Summer Splash set for Friday

    Artesia Public Schools students will have the opportunity Friday to end the 2016 school year with a splash. The annual School’s Out Summer Splash, sponsored…