• Still time to participate in Summer Recreation Program

    The City of Artesia Summer Recreation Program is still accepting interested participants. The program is open to children ages 6 and up and will run…

  • J&J Home Care hosts child safety, babysitting class

    Girls participating in J&J Home Care Inc.’s recent child safety and babysitting class pose with their certificates. The students were instructed on a variety of topics,…

  • Students from two local studios participate in piano guild, Knox competition

    Thirteen piano students from the studios of Laney Rountree and Kandi Branch performed April 22 in the National Piano­Playing Auditions, sponsored by the National Guild…

  • CPO Wayne Richard ‘Dick’ Crenshaw

    Chief Petty Officer (CPO) Wayne Richard “Dick” Crenshaw passed away peacefully in the presence of his loving family Sunday, June 11, 2017, at the age…

  • June Ann May

    Memorial services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at Riverside Funeral Home in Albuquerque for June Ann May. May, 86, passed away Tuesday,…

  • Local freshmen to compete at NJHFR

    Clate Harwell and Denton Farer, both freshmen at Park Junior High School, are off to National Junior High Finals Rode in Lebanon, Tenn. Harwell will…

  • Public Forum: Citizen would like to see drive-through payment lane stay

    TO THE EDITOR: I was really interested in your story on the city council meeting that talked about the pay lane at the Water Department.…

  • Jerry Clifford Plattor

    A memorial and celebration of life service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, June 17, at First Presbyterian Church for Jerry Clifford Plattor of Artesia.…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT June 16 ALARM 1:31 a.m. – Officer dispatched to 504 W. Gage Ave. in reference to an alarm. 1:39 a.m. – Officer…

  • Vehicle involved in pursuit reported stolen

    A vehicle involved in a brief pursuit with Artesia Police Department officers late Wednesday evening was reported stolen, the APD says. The pursuit began just…