• DeMerritt named vice president for student affairs at South Plains College

    Dr. Stan DeMerritt, dean of students at South Plains College, has been named vice president for student affairs. Dr. DeMerritt joined the SPC administration on…

  • New CASA volunteers sworn in to advocate for children

    On Aug. 24, the Honorable Jane Shuler-Gray swore in four Artesia citizens as Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers to advocate for the best interests of…

  • ACT offers classic farce in ‘Suite Surrender’

    The Artesia Community Theatre will take audiences back to the golden era of grand hotels, star-studded entertainment for the troops, and diva discord when it…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Sept. 7 MISSING PERSON 12:43 a.m. – Officer dispatched to South 13th Street and West Richardson Avenue in reference to a missing…

  • Auditor releases report on state’s financial health

    State Auditor Tim Keller today released The Findings Report: A Summary of New Mexico’s Governmental Financial Audits. The third annual report from the Office of…

  • Public Forum: Pining for the old light at 13th, Grand

    TO THE EDITOR: I just want to say that I agree with the lady who wrote in to complain about the light at 13th and…

  • Esther M. Welch

    Memorial services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at First Evangelical Presbyterian Church for Esther M. Welch of Artesia. Welch, 74, passed away…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Sept. 6 ARREST 4:20 a.m. – Shacolby Stall, 18, of Artesia, arrested on a magistrate warrant for failure to appear. SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY…

  • Yeso top enchilada ticket sellers

    Students from Yeso Elementary School pose with prizes awarded them as the top ticket sellers in the school’s annual enchilada dinner fundraiser. Pictured are, standing…

  • Texas dirt desperados fess up but refuse to pony up

    The fight over dirt may be over, but the dust hasn’t settled. Hudspeth County, Texas, officials have conceded that Texas road crews removed dirt, sand…