• Hope standoff ends peacefully, suspect arrested

    A five-plus-hour standoff between a male suspect and the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office ended peacefully Wednesday and resulted in an arrest. ECSO deputies were dispatched…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 17 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 1:38 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 900 block of South First Street in reference to suspicious activity.…

  • Carlsbad’s masked bank robber apprehended

    The masked robber who held up a pair of banks and a restaurant in Carlsbad over the course of the last two months has been…

  • Man responsible for AGH lockdowns arrested in Roswell

    The man responsible for two lockdowns Wednesday afternoon at Artesia General Hospital was arrested Wednesday evening in Roswell on unrelated warrants. Artesia Police Department officers…

  • Bulldog bowlers hosting tourneys

    The two-time defending state champion Artesia High School Bulldog bowling team will play host to the annual Bulldog Bowling Invitational this weekend at the Artesia…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 16 UNWANTED SUBJECT 7:36 a.m. – Officer dispatched to Wal-Mart in reference to an unwanted subject. Jan. 15 ARREST 10:34 p.m.…

  • Man responsible for hospital lockdowns arrested in Roswell

    The man who prompted two lockdowns Wednesday afternoon at Artesia General Hospital was arrested Wednesday evening in Roswell on unrelated warrants.

  • New Mexico ranked 2019’s State with the Most Racial Progress

    With Martin Luther King Jr. Day around the corner and 58 percent of Americans saying increased diversity makes the U.S. a better place – while…

  • McDonald’s offering free meal a day to furloughed government employees

    McDonald’s owner/operator Nic Snowberger has announced that, in an effort to help furloughed government employees during the federal shutdown, his McDonald’s restaurants in Artesia and…

  • Tomas Carrasco Dominguez Jr.

    A rosary and memorial service are scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Funeraria Del Angel South Lawn, 5401 S. Park Ave., Tucson, Ariz.,…