• Devon Energy awards $10K STEM grant to Zia

    Devon Energy has awarded a $10,000 Ingenuity STEM Grant to Zia Intermediate School. Devon’s signature Ingenuity STEM Grant program recognizes schools for helping students excel…

  • Mitchell Joe Bagwell

    Mitchell Joe Bagwell left his earthly home to go to his heavenly home Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, in Artesia. He was born Oct. 28, 1965,…

  • Foster ‘Gene’ Sandlin

    Memorial services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at First Baptist Church for Foster “Gene” Sandlin of Artesia. Sandlin, 91, passed away Thursday,…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 24 ARREST 12:30 a.m. – Juan Luis Herrera-Gonzalez, 37, of Artesia, arrested on a magistrate warrant. BATTERY 12:48 a.m. – Officer…

  • Hermosa holds annual school spelling bee

    Hermosa Elementary School held its annual spelling bee for students in grades 3-5 Tuesday. After 10 rounds of spelling, third-grader Caleb Clemmons, a student in…

  • Elzie Julia Kingsland

    Graveside services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at Woodbine Cemetery for Elzie Julia Kingsland. Julie, as she preferred to be called, was…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 23 ALARM 12:37 a.m. – Officer dispatched to 1111 W. Missouri Ave. in reference to an alarm. SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 12:49 a.m.…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 22 THREATS 12:26 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the Penasco Apartments in reference to threats. ALARM 4:50 a.m. – Officer dispatched…

  • High winds Tuesday limited visibility on highways

    The high winds that blew into the Artesia area Tuesday morning were causing visibility problems on the highways, as pictured above on U.S. 285 South.…

  • APD investigating shots fired incident

    The Artesia Police Department is continuing to investigate an incident of shots fired that occurred early this morning (Wednesday, Jan. 23) in the area of…