• Public Forum: Grateful for support for cancer treatment fundraiser

    TO THE EDITOR: I just want to say that I am so glad to live in a community like Artesia. I was diagnosed with breast…

  • Local teen notches win at dog show

    Nicole Evans, a student at Park Junior High School, poses for a photo after a five-point Major Win Feb. 5 at a Hobbs Kennel Club…

  • Freshman to lead charge for Bulldog bowlers going into state

    Artesia High School Bulldog freshman Will Davis completed the 2016-17 regular season of the New Mexico High School Bowling Association by bowling games of 224…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Feb. 17 ARREST 2:45 a.m. – Kevin Ragland, 46, of Artesia, arrested and charged with failure to appear. SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 2:29 a.m.…

  • CCSO makes trio of arrests in 2013 murder

    The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) announced Thursday it has made three arrests in the 2013 murder of a Roswell man. Adrian Ray Juarez, 20,…

  • And YOU get a car!!

    Gary West of Artesia accepts the keys to his 2015 Ford F-150 pickup from Lady Bulldog head coach Jeff Houghtaling, second from right, Tuesday in…

  • ECSO seeking information on stolen goats

    The Eddy County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating several young goats that were stolen last week from a rural residence in…

  • House approves bill to remediate Carlsbad brine well

    The House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday evening to help remediate an abandoned brine well in the city of Carlsbad. House Bill 29, which…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Feb. 16 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 2:19 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 1600 block of North First Street in reference to suspicious activity.…

  • Five workers treated, released after incident at Navajo

    Five workers at Navajo Refining Co. were treated and released this afternoon after an acid release incident at the local refinery. Artesia Fire Department and…