• Salsberry earns CVE safety award

    Anthony Salsberry, Central Valley Electric Cooperative journeyman/lineman, has been awarded the Long Rope Safety Award. Salsberry was recognized by his peers as a leader in…

  • Two-vehicle collision on Main

        Above, Artesia Police Department officers work to secure the scene of a two-vehicle collision Saturday evening on Main Street. The accident occurred just…

  • Elias Doporto

    Services were held Monday, May 8, at Bethel Assembly of God Church in Hobbs for Elias “Lee” Doporto of Hobbs. Doporto, 80, passed away Thursday,…

  • Adrian Martinez

    Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, May 22, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for Jose Adrian Reyes Martinez of Artesia.…

  • Carlsbad teen killed in collision with livestock

    A Carlsbad teen was killed Saturday night in a single-vehicle wreck, the New Mexico State Police report. NMSP officers responded around 9:30 p.m. Saturday to…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT May 19 LOUD NOISE 12:27 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the Abo Apartments in reference to a loud noise. SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 2:11…

  • Felix Canyon Road ceded, to sportsmen’s anger

    In a room full of opposition, the Chaves County Commission Thursday voted to close the primary access road to Hunting Unit 32 and thousands of…

  • Judge Donald W. Price

    Well done, good and faithful servant! Celebration of life services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 20, at Victory Life Fellowship for Judge…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT May 18 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 12:19 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 1200 block of West Merchant Avenue in reference to suspicious activity.…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT May 17 HARASSMENT 12:04 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 800 block of North Seventh Street in reference to harassment. ALARM 1:39…