• Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT May 19 LOUD MUSIC 1:10 a.m. – Officer dispatched to South 20th Street and West Richardson Avenue in reference to loud music.…

  • Public Forum: Reader supporting Lowe/Thompson

    TO THE EDITOR: This letter is to our community. Trey Thompson is my nephew. He is the son of Chuck and Susan Thompson, grandson of…

  • Feet, rejoice: Carlsbad Caverns elevators back in operation

    Passenger elevators in Carlsbad Caverns National Park are working once again. Park officials announced today the elevators, which stopped working late last year, will go…

  • 5-19-Blakes

    Blake’s wins Best Green Chile Cheeseburger in New Mexico

    Blake’s Lotaburger, the iconic New Mexico hamburger chain famous for its signature Green Chile Cheeseburger, has won the title of “Best Green Chile Cheeseburger in…

  • Remedios Chairez

    Remedios Chairez

    A funeral mass is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Friday, May 20, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church for Remedios Chairez of Kansas. Chairez, 84,…

  • Howard 'Dusty' Smart

    Howard ‘Dusty’ Smart

    Howard Warren “Dusty” Smart went to his heavenly home May 11, 2016, after a six-year battle with cancer. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of…

  • 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…

  • (Courtesy Photo)

    Zia Zing slated for Thursday

    Choir students from Zia Intermediate School sing and dance during a rehearsal for the annual Zia Zing, directed by Patty Schafer and assisted by Delecia…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT May 18 ARREST 12:11 a.m. – Cristian J. Marban Tafoya, 22, of Deming, arrested on a magistrate warrant for failure to appear.…

  • Above, Danielle Brady, left, as Twink Futrelle, attempts to make her peace with the arrival of her flamboyant sister Honey Rae Futrelle (played by Rebecca Griffin, right) at the family wedding as niece Gina Jo Futrelle (Colleen Bradley) mediates during the Artesia Community Theatre’s final dress rehearsal of “Dearly Beloved” Tuesday at the OPAC. (Brienne Green - Daily Press)

    Community theatre to present ‘Dearly Beloved’ May 19-22

    Artesia is cordially invited to the fanciest soiree to ever hit Fayro, Texas, as the Artesia Community Theatre presents the southern-fried wedding comedy “Dearly Beloved.”…