• FANTASTIC FRYERS - Rabbit show judge Mary Jo Terry of Cameron, Texas, center, stands with Emily Weddige, right, and Maegan Lemon, left, of the Artesia FFA Tuesday morning after the pair took Grand Champion and Reserve Champion fryer honors respectively.

    Eddy County’s best bunnies

  • (Teresa Lemon - Daily Press)

    Terrific? Radiant? Humble? You bet!

    Dorian Cortese of the Artesia FFA kneels alongside judge Al Schminke of Van Horn, Iowa, after taking both Grand Champion and Reserve Champion in the…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT July 27 ACCIDENT 7:02 a.m. – Officer dispatched to South Roselawn Avenue and West Hermosa Drive in reference to a hit-and-run accident.…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT July 26 ALARM 4:38 a.m. – Officer dispatched to Chaos Café in reference to an audible alarm. SUSPICIOUS SUBJECT 5:01 a.m. –…

  • Artesia’s record streak of triple-digit days comes to end

    Artesia’s record-breaking streak of triple-digit temperatures has finally come to an end. The city passed Roswell’s run of 18 consecutive days with temperatures at 100…

  • Kathy Hatch

    Memorial services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, July 29, at the Fairfield Inn, 1201 N. Main St., Roswell, for Kathy (Brady) Hatch. Hatch, 68,…

  • (Teresa Lemon - Daily Press)

    Eddy County Fair officially opens

    Members of the Eddy County Fair Board, the Artesia Chamber of Commerce, Artesia Trailblazers, and others cut a ceremonial ribbon signifying the official opening of…

  • 7-26-FAIR-Parade-Trailer

    Eddy County Fair Parade photos

  • (Teresa Lemon - Daily Press)

    First livestock champions

    Above, Cole Kincaid displays his Grand Champion dairy heifer at the conclusion of the first youth livestock show of the Eddy County Fair Monday at…

  • Maria 'Nana' Gurule'

    Maria ‘Nana’ Gurule’

    A rosary is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 28, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church for Maria “Nana” Gurule’. Gurule’, 46, passed away…