• JoAnne Dimas Romo

    Services are pending for JoAnne Dimas Romo. Romo, 57, passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017, in Lubbock, Texas. Cremation has taken place. JoAnne was born…

  • George Edward Fitzpatrick IV

    Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, May 20, at Woodbine Cemetery for George Edward Fitzpatrick IV of Roswell. Fitzpatrick, 70, passed away Saturday,…

  • None injured in shooting incident on Yucca Avenue

    The Artesia Police Department says no one was killed or injured in a shooting incident that occurred today on Yucca Avenue. Shots were fired in…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT May 16 BREAKING AND ENTERING 12:05 a.m. – Officer dispatched to 501 S. 20th St. in reference to breaking and entering. SUSPICIOUS…

  • Police defuse bomb call as false alarm

    A bomb call placed Friday morning to the Artesia Police Department turned out to be a false alarm. Officers were dispatched just before 9 a.m.…

  • Law enforcement passes torch for Special Olympics

    Area law enforcement agencies converged in the Airplane Park May 6 for the annual passing of the torch in the New Mexico Special Olympics Torch…

  • Longtime trainer Choat to be honored Thursday

    A reception honoring longtime athletic trainer Paul Choat will be held from 5-6 p.m. Thursday, May 18, at Bulldog Pit. Choat is retiring after 23…

  • Russell Floore Memorial Student Art Show winners announced

    The Artesia Historical Museum and Art Center recently hosted the 2017 Russell Floore Memorial Student Art Show. Museum manager Nancy Dunn reported a large turnout…

  • Carol Jean Bowman

    Carol Jean Bowman, our dear sister, passed away April 29, 2017. Her body and spirit were weary, and she was ready to travel home. There…

  • Jake Michael Williams

    A celebration of life will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 17, at West Main Baptist church for Jake Michael Williams A.K.A. “Mikey”, graveside…