• 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…

  • AAER elects new officers

    The Artesia Association of Educational Retirees (AAER) elected new officers for 2019 during its monthly meeting Jan. 11 at Hotel Artesia. Pictured above from left…

  • Council to hear request for additional funding for car show, cruise today

    The Artesia City Council will hear a request for additional Lodgers’ Tax funding for the return of the Main Event Car Show and Cruise amidst…