• Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Sept. 14 ARRESTS 12:32 a.m. – Warren Wolf, 51, of Artesia, arrested on a magistrate warrant for failure to appear. 5:53 a.m.…

  • Officials shed little light on closure of solar observatory

    An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that is dedicated unlocking the mysteries of the sun has found itself at the center of…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Sept. 13 ARREST 3:27 a.m. – John Israel Perez, 34, of Artesia, arrested and charged with criminal damage to property of a…

  • Mark ‘Rooster’ Spolton

    Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, at West Main Baptist Church for Mark “Rooster” Spolton. Spolton, 57, went to be with his…

  • AHS Homecoming Court candidates

    Candidates for Artesia High School’s 2018 Homecoming Court pose for a photo this morning at the school. They are, from left, Bailey Pruitt, junior attendant;…

  • LoCretta Maria (Henderson) Havener

    Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at the Lake Arthur Cemetery for LoCretta Maria (Henderson) Havener. Havener, 93, passed away Friday,…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Sept. 12 BURGLARY 12:41 a.m. – Officer dispatched to 612 S. Roselawn Ave. in reference to burglary. SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 6:22 a.m. –…

  • Top enchilada ticket sellers

    Yeso Elementary School students racking up the most ticket sales for the school’s annual Homecoming Enchilada Dinner pose with their prizes. They are, standing from…

  • Carlsbad police seeking information on fatal hit and run

    The Carlsbad Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in solving a fatal hit and run that occurred this summer in Carlsbad. At 1:24 a.m.…

  • Artesia man killed in rollover on 529

    An Artesia man was killed Wednesday afternoon in a rollover on State Road 529. New Mexico State Police officers were dispatched around 5 p.m. Wednesday…