• Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Aug. 19 DOMESTIC 12:04 a.m. – Officer dispatched to South 13th Street and West Hermosa Drive in reference to a domestic dispute.…

  • Aelanda Lee 'Linda' Fuchs

    Aelanda Lee ‘Linda’ Fuchs

    Graveside services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, at the Lubbock Cemetery in Lubbock, Texas, for Aelanda Lee Fuchs of Artesia. A memorial…

  • Courtesy Photo

    Library grand prize winners

    Amber Baker displays the HP Streaming Laptop she won for taking first place in the Artesia Public Library’s Adult Summer Reading Program “Who’s your hero?”…

  • Stand for Orphans grateful for support

    TO THE EDITOR: We wanted to take this opportunity to thank our community for the amazing support our children received for their lemonade stand in…

  • Two Roswell men arrested in December homicide

    ROSWELL — Two men have been arrested for the murder of a Roswell man last December in east Roswell. The arrests were made late Tuesday…

  • Date for hearing on county GRT to be set next week

    CARLSBAD — The Eddy County Commission was unable to add discussion on the rescheduling of its postponed Hold Harmless Gross Receipts Tax (GRT) public hearing…

  • Artesia city website

    Artesia among top five small‐city websites

    Eddy County tied for 12th in FOG’s review of city, county internet presences

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Aug. 18 ARRESTS 12:24 a.m. – Juan O. Villela, 20, of Artesia, arrested and charged with failure to appear. 7 a.m. –…

  • Henry Hall rests on the trunk of a tree that was toppled by high winds Tuesday at his farm north of Artesia. Hall planted the tree in 1948. The tree missed his house and a camp trailer but knocked down a fence. (Daily Press File Photo)

    Looking Back

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from August 16-22. 40 years ago Aug. 16‐22,…

  • Sheriff will not seek reelection

    TO THE EDITOR: A lot has happened over the last two-and-a-half years since I took office as Sheriff. There have been some significant changes at…