• 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…

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    Artesians participate in Hands Across America in 1986

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from May 22-28. 40 years ago May 22‐28,…

  • 5-18-Hoop

    Mary Brown Basketball Tournament set for Friday, Saturday

    The annual Mary Brown Basketball Tournament is slated to begin Friday and run through Saturday at Bulldog Pit. The five-on-five tournament will run from 6:30-10…

  • Gathering of Nations will no longer be held at The Pit

    The University of New Mexico says the Gathering of Nations will no longer be held at its basketball arena. UNM Executive Vice President David Harris…

  • County commissioners and employees from Eddy County, Pettigrew & Associates, King Industries and the New Mexico Department of Transportation came together Tuesday morning to celebrate the grand opening of Harroun Bridge with a ribbon in Loving. The new additions to the bridge included articulated concrete blocks and the application of an epoxy overlay. Pictured, from left are Claudius Sanchez of Pettigrew & Associates, Assistant County Manager Kenney Rayroux, County Manager Rick Rudometkin, Debra Hicks of Pettigrew, County Commissioner James Walterscheid, County Commissioner Susan Crockett, Francisco Sanchez with the NMDOT, County Commission Chairman Royce Pearson, County Commission Vice Chairman Stella Davis, Eddy County Sheriff Scott London, Justin King of King Industries, and Eddy County Public Works employees Gilbert Ramos and Alton Walker. (Elizabeth Lewis - Daily Press)

    Commission hears presentations, christens bridge

    Three informative presentations on various subjects were the highlights of Tuesday’s Eddy County Commission meeting. The first was an update on Happy Valley Park by…

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    Tens of thousands set to gather for nation’s largest powwow

    More than 100,000 spectators, artists, and Native American dancers are converging on Albuquerque as part of North America’s largest powwow. The 33rd annual Gathering of…

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    Basketball award winners

    Members of the 2015-16 Bulldog and Lady Bulldog basketball teams receiving special recognition at their programs’ end-of-season banquets pose with their awards. Above, Bulldog award…

  • SCIENTIST WINS REGIONAL - Artesia High School senior LaNette Irby, 17, stands by her winning science fair entry. The first AHS student to win in four years, Irby took second place and is now qualified to attend the state fair April 18 in Socorro. The project, which evolved from a study Irby began on the ecology of Brantley Dam, tested water samples from six sources, including the Pecos River and Lake McMillan. The results of the study: “Area water is extremely hard and has low productivity,” says Irby, “and is primarily only good for recreational use.” (1986 Kristine Seher File Photo)

    Looking Back: Artesians awaken to snowfall in 1976

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from March 27 – April 2. 40 years…