• PVDTF makes multiple arrests for trafficking

    A recent drug trafficking investigation by the Pecos Valley Drug Task Force has resulted in multiple arrests of Carlsbad residents. Among those charged are Kenneth…

  • Artesia man arrested on multiple charges after incident at Wal-Mart

    An Artesia man is facing multiple charges after being found abusing aerosol spray on Halloween night in Wal-Mart. At approximately 8 p.m. Wednesday, Artesia Police…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Oct. 31 LOUD NOISE 1:55 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 1800 block of West Currier Street in reference to loud noise.…

  • Daily Prophet sports editor earns NMPA awards

    Daily Prophet Sports Editor Brienne Green received a first-place award in Sportswriting this weekend in the New Mexico Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. Green received…

  • Century 21 donates to Grammy’s

    Grammy’s House recently received a Halloween donation from the ladies at Century 21 – Black Gold. The women filled 21 Halloween goodie bags for Grammy’s…

  • Gwendolyn Joyce Woods

    Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at Terpening & Son Chapel for Gwendolyn Joyce Woods of Artesia. Woods, 79, passed away Tuesday,…

  • Della Leo Smith

    Graveside services are scheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Sundown City Cemetery for Della Leo Smith of Artesia. Smith, 84, passed away Friday,…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Oct. 30 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 12:59 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 1800 block of West Sears Avenue in reference to suspicious activity.…

  • Billy Joe Sanders

    Memorial services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at the Upper Hope Cemetery for Billy Joe “Papa” Sanders. Sanders, 91, went to…

  • APD continuing to investigate homicide

    The Artesia Police Department is continuing to investigate a homicide that occurred Saturday in Artesia. APD officers were dispatched around 1 a.m. to the area…