• Fair’s first livestock champs

    The Eddy County Fair Youth Livestock Show kicked off Monday evening with dairy heifers, under the eye of judge Christy Jennings of Crescent, Okla. Coming…

    Updated: 3:24 pm

  • 72nd Annual Eddy County Fair underway

    Eddy County Fair officials, along with representatives of Artesia and Eddy County, pause for a photo before cutting the ribbon officially signifying the opening of…

    Updated: 3:20 pm

  • Thomas ‘Red’ Hall

    Services are scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Friday, July 28, at the Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis, S.D., for Thomas “Red” Hall. Hall, 68, passed…

    Updated: 3:19 pm

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT July 25 BURGLARY 7:53 a.m. – Officer dispatched to 1408 W. Bullock Ave. in reference to a burglary. July 24 ARRESTS 1:38…

  • So you think you can sing/dance/dazzle? Prove it!

    Think you’ve got talent? That you’re destined for superstardom? Try conquering Artesia before you move on to world domination. The Artesia Arts Council will give…

    Updated: 3:13 pm

  • Calvary Baptist to celebrate 67th anniversary

    Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 711 W. Washington Ave., will celebrate its 67th anniversary Sunday, July 30. The church originated from a tent revival in 1950…

    Updated: 3:10 pm

  • Thomas William Vining

    No services are scheduled at this time for Thomas William Vining of Artesia. Vining, 74, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Artesia General Hospital.…

    Updated: 3:04 pm

  • Frances Kleinhans Aguilar

    Services are scheduled for 9 a.m. Friday, July 28, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Carlsbad for Frances Kleinhans Aguilar. Aguilar, 84, a former Carlsbad resident,…

    Updated: 3:01 pm

  • Latest water testing results clear; one more day needed to lift boil order

    July 22, 2017 4:20 p.m. With regard to testing, 10 of the 10 samples sent to the lab on Friday were reported to be negative…

  • Latest water test clear; one more day of clear testing required to lift boil order

    July 20, 2017 5:15 PM City Water Department crews continued the process of flushing chlorine through the water system in various parts of the community…