• Residents reminded of new GRT rate

    New Mexicans are being reminded that the state’s Gross Receipts Tax (GRT) rate dropped from 5.125% to 5%, effective July 1.

  • Cub Scouts help Senior Center celebrate Senior Citizen Day

    The Artesia Senior Center celebrated Senior Citizen Day Aug. 4 with Cub Scout Troop 270 and friends.

  • APS approves NMDOH order for supply of Narcan

    APS Superintendent Thad Phipps received the Board of Education’s approval Monday for school nurses to obtain, store and administer Naloxone (Narcan) in the district’s schools.

  • Cactus Kids Boutique celebrates ribbon cutting

    Cactus Kids Boutique, LLC, celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting last week.

  • City asks Artesians for input on future of splash pad

    The Artesia City Council is asking the public for its input on the future of the Splash Pad at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Complex.

  • NMDVS hosts update on Carlsbad Veterans’ Cemetery

    The New Mexico Department of Veterans’ Services (NMDVS) hosted a briefing July 21 in Carlsbad to provide on update on the status of the Carlsbad State Veterans’ Cemetery.

  • New lifeline number has veterans/military component

    A new three-digit suicide prevention and crisis phone number has a component specifically for veterans/military.

  • AGH encourages mindfulness, vaccination in midst of uptick

    Artesia General Hospital (AGH) continues to keep a close eye on the ongoing pandemic, and the Daily Press reached out Wednesday to Marshall G. Baca Jr., DO, FACEP, FAAEM, director of the Emergency Department at AGH, for an update on the current situation in Artesia.

  • City council approves ICIP priorities

    The Artesia City Council approved its Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan (ICIP) priorities for Fiscal Years 2024-28 during its regularly scheduled meeting last week.

  • County approves purchase of tasers, tankers, generators

    The Eddy County Commission approved the purchase of several items to benefit the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) and Eddy County Fire and Rescue (ECFR) at its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday in Carlsbad.