12 Articles in Artesia News
Artesia Daily Press

by: ADP Staff

Deadly two-vehicle crash on Highway 285

(Eddy County, New Mexico) Chief Deputy Matthew Hutchinson reports onSunday, February 25, 2024, at approximately 0708 hours, the Eddy CountySheriff’s Office Traffic Unit responded to a two-vehicle crash on US Highway 285and State Road 31 involving a...


Published: 2024-02-26T08:40:56

Artesia Daily Press

by: Brienne Green

Lady Bulldogs avenge prior loss to Ramettes, 40-33

Following three quarters’ worth of see-saw basketball Tuesday at Bulldog Pit, the Lady Bulldogs were able to take control in the end, pulling away in the fourth quarter for a 40-33 win over Portales. With the victory, which avenged Artesia’s previous loss...


Published: 2024-02-26T08:36:13

Artesia Daily Press

by: Brienne Green

Runnin’ ‘Dogs roll over Rams to remain unbeaten, 71-48

Through one quarter of play Tuesday at Bulldog Pit, it looked as though the Bulldog basketball team was headed for another barn-burner with the Portales Rams. That is, until the ‘Dogs found another gear. The Artesia boys turned a 17-14 lead after one into...


Published: 2024-02-26T08:34:34

Artesia Daily Press

by: ADP Staff

Chevron donates $20K to United Way of Eddy County Hardship Fund

The United Way of Eddy County (UWEC) felt the love this past Valentine’s Day, both from Chevron and for the communities it serves. UWEC has announced a $20,000 donation from Chevron to its organization’s Hardship Fund, which works to provide struggling...


Published: 2024-02-26T08:33:20

Artesia Daily Press

by: ADP Staff

SRO Appreciation Day

The Artesia Police Department recognized its School Resource Officers, Sgt. Ricardo Huerta, left, and Cmdr. Jeff Letcher, right, Thursday in honor of National School Resource Officer Appreciation Day. The APD thanked Huerta and Letcher for their “hard...


Published: 2024-02-26T08:28:53

Artesia Daily Press

by: ADP Staff

Fourth Carlsbad resident sentenced in connection with sexual abuse of children

ALBUQUERQUE – A Carlsbad man was sentenced this week in federal court in connection with sexual abuse of minors. Alexander M.M. Uballez, U.S. Attorney for the District of New Mexico, and Raul Bujanda, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Albuquerque Field...


Published: 2024-02-25T11:30:38

Artesia Daily Press

by: Jess Addington

Artesia FFA applying Ag in the Classroom training

“Learning about how we as ag students can go to other schools and teach younger students about agriculture was a great experience, it was super fun and also very educational,” said Taylor Salter, a sophomore in agriculture education at Artesia High school


Published: 2024-02-25T07:26:00

Artesia Daily Press

by: Jess Addington

Man arrested on drug charges following PVDTF pursuit

The Pecos Valley Drug Task Force (PVDTF) announced Thursday that an arrest was made last month on drug trafficking charges following a pursuit that ended on U.S. 285. The PVDTF release states that, on Jan. 18, agents initiated a traffic stop on...


Published: 2024-02-24T23:24:00

Artesia Daily Press

by: Brienne Green

Pedestrian struck by vehicle on 26th Street

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Thursday evening on 26th Street, leading to a closure on the road while the Artesia Police Department (APD) investigated the scene.


Published: 2024-02-23T14:19:57

Artesia Daily Press

by: Brienne Green

Baseball Alumni Game

The “old ‘Dogs” tried to teach the “new ‘Dogs” a few tricks Saturday during the Artesia High School baseball team’s annual Alumni Game at Brainard Park, but the 2024 Bulldogs won out in the end, topping the alumni team by a final of 8-6. The current...


Published: 2024-02-23T11:23:08

Artesia Daily Press

by: Moriah Lovato

AHS seniors’ artwork showcased in OPAC gallery

The artwork of Artesia High School senior art students Andrea Alvarado, Lily Heady and Savana Watts is currently on display in the lobby of the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center. Community members may recognize Alvarado, Heady and Watts for their work on...


Published: 2024-02-23T11:21:35

Artesia Daily Press

by: Moriah Lovato

Varsity Academy hosts in-house martial arts competition

On Saturday, Feb. 10, Varsity Academy hosted an in-house event to provide an opportunity for their students to showcase and test their skills in front of friends, family, and the community at large. The event boasted nearly fifty matches between more than...


Published: 2024-02-23T11:03:48

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