• Artesia man arrested after standoff with police

    An 18-year-old Artesia man was arrested this morning following a nearly three-hour standoff with police. Angel Chavez was taken into custody at a residence in…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT April 24 BREAKING AND ENTERING 12:19 a.m. – Officer dispatched to 1206 W. Missouri Ave. in reference to breaking and entering. SUSPICIOUS…

  • Teen injured in rollover Sunday in stable condition

    A teen involved in a rollover accident Sunday afternoon near the intersection of Richey Avenue and 41st Street is recovering in a Lubbock, Texas, hospital.…

  • Holly contributes to APD continuing education

    Artesia Public Schools Assistant Superintendent of Operation Thad Phipps, left, and Superintendent Dr. Crit Caton, center, accept a check in the amount of $20,000, presented…

  • Artesia High School Prom royalty

    Artesia High School elected a royal court for its 2018 Prom Saturday, crowned near the end of the evening’s festivities at the old boys’ gym.…

  • Jack Case

    Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, April 26, at First United Methodist Church for Jack Case of Artesia. Case, 91, passed away Saturday, April…

  • Robert Stoller

    Robert Stoller, 88, went to heaven Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Carlsbad, surrounded by his children. Bob was born June 18, 1929, in Raton to…

  • Border Patrol graduates first class under new curriculum

    The U.S. Border Patrol Academy Class 1084 graduate Lauren A. Butina, center, is congratulated by USBP Strategic Planning and Analysis Directorate Chief Benjamine Huffman, left,…

  • APS congratulates retiring staff members, presents service awards

    Faculty and staff of the Artesia Public Schools who will be retiring following the end of the school year pose for a photo Friday during…

  • Acclaimed pianist Sweeten to perform today

    Acclaimed pianist, composer, arranger and producer Ann Sweeten will bring her talents to the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 24. Sweeten’s…