• APD seeking suspect in Thursday’s shooting

      The Artesia Police Department and other area agencies are investigating a shooting that took place Thursday afternoon. Pictured above is law enforcement presence in…

  • Artesia Public Schools to dismiss at 11:45 a.m. today due to winds

    Due to extreme high winds, the Artesia Public Schools will be dismissing at 11:45 a.m. today. As parents were informed earlier today, buses will not…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 31 SHOTS FIRED 12:51 a.m. – Officer dispatched to South 20th Street and West Mann Avenue in reference to shots fired…

  • Edna Jenks Hedin

    Services were held at 10:30 a.m. today at Denton-Wood Funeral Home in Carlsbad for Edna Jenks Hedin. Hedin, 94, passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2019.…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 30 THREATS 1:32 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 800 block of West Cleveland Avenue in reference to threats. Jan. 29…

  • Celestina Heredia

    Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at Woodbine Cemetery for Celestina Heredia of Artesia. Heredia, 85, passed away Friday, Jan. 25,…

  • Artesia schools inform staff of flu, strep precautions, urge parents to keep sick kids home

    The Artesia Public Schools are urging staff and parents to take precautions regarding a recent influx of influenza and strep throat, particularly within the district’s…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 29 ARREST 7:33 a.m. – Edward Juarez, 48, of El Paso, Texas, arrested on a magistrate warrant. DOMESTIC 12:06 a.m. –…

  • Bowlers win with record performance

    The Artesia High School Bulldog bowling team had seen themselves with a chance to win their past two tournaments in an Advanced Division that features…

  • Mary Lockhart

    Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, at First Baptist Church for Mary Lockhart. Jim Hickerson and Ty Houghtaling will officiate the services,…