• 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…

  • Public invited to listen in on Holtec informational call

    The public is invited to listen in Wednesday and Thursday as the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Atomic Safety and Licensing Board conducts pre-hearing conference oral…

  • NMSP seize 956 pounds of marijuana in two days on I-40

    On Jan. 15, the New Mexico State Police seized 391 pounds of marijuana out of a car hauler carrying two SUVs at the Gallup port…

  • James H. Shoemaker

    Services will be held at a later date for James H. Shoemaker, “Pa Shoe.” Shoemaker, 80, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, at Artesia General…

  • Hope standoff ends peacefully, suspect arrested

    A five-plus-hour standoff between a male suspect and the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office ended peacefully Wednesday and resulted in an arrest. ECSO deputies were dispatched…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 17 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 1:38 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 900 block of South First Street in reference to suspicious activity.…

  • Carlsbad’s masked bank robber apprehended

    The masked robber who held up a pair of banks and a restaurant in Carlsbad over the course of the last two months has been…

  • Man responsible for AGH lockdowns arrested in Roswell

    The man responsible for two lockdowns Wednesday afternoon at Artesia General Hospital was arrested Wednesday evening in Roswell on unrelated warrants. Artesia Police Department officers…

  • Bulldog bowlers hosting tourneys

    The two-time defending state champion Artesia High School Bulldog bowling team will play host to the annual Bulldog Bowling Invitational this weekend at the Artesia…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 16 UNWANTED SUBJECT 7:36 a.m. – Officer dispatched to Wal-Mart in reference to an unwanted subject. Jan. 15 ARREST 10:34 p.m.…