• Artesia woman arrested on child abuse charges after boy tests positive for meth

    An Artesia woman was arrested Tuesday on child abuse charges after her son tested positive for methamphetamine.

  • Artesia High School bowlers take two titles at Bulldog Invite

    ARTESIA — The Artesia High School bowling team thrived competing in front of a packed house for the recent Artesia Bulldog Bowling Invitational, winning the…

  • Basketball Homecoming Court candidates

    Candidates for the 2019-20 Basketball Homecoming Court pose for a photo at Artesia High School. They are, standing from left, seniors Destiny Gonzales, Taylin Lopez,…

  • APD updates on recent shootings; Quay Avenue incident now a homicide investigation

    The Artesia Police Department has provided updates regarding two shooting incidents that occurred last week in Artesia.

  • APD says missing local woman has been found safe

    The Artesia Police Department is reporting that a local woman recently reported as missing has been confirmed safe.

  • APD investigating shots fired incidents, two resulting in injuries

    The Artesia Police Department is continuing to investigate recent shooting incidents, including one over the weekend that a local man is not expected to survive and another Tuesday that left another man injured but in stable condition.

  • Top ‘Dogs

    Members of the 2019 Artesia High School football team receiving special recognition at Thursday’s banquet pose with their awards. They are, from left, Clay Houghtaling,…

  • J.B. Craft

    J.B. Craft passed from this world Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in Florence, Ariz. He was 90 years old. He was born Jan. 19, 1929, in…

  • Glenda Faye Maurer

    Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, at Terpening & Son Chapel for Glenda Faye Maurer of Artesia. Maurer, 68, left this earth…

  • Martha Ann Patterson

    Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, at West Main Baptist Church for Martha Ann Patterson. Patterson, 78, passed away Thursday, Jan. 11,…