• Top ‘Dogs

    Members of the 2019 Artesia High School football team receiving special recognition at Thursday’s banquet pose with their awards. They are, from left, Clay Houghtaling,…

  • Clayton succeeds Dampeer as CEO of Western Bank

    ARTESIA — The Board of Directors of Western Bank of Artesia have announced the election of Kenneth W. Clayton as chairman/chief executive officer (CEO), effective…

  • J.B. Craft

    J.B. Craft passed from this world Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in Florence, Ariz. He was 90 years old. He was born Jan. 19, 1929, in…

  • Martha Ann Patterson

    Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, at West Main Baptist Church for Martha Ann Patterson. Patterson, 78, passed away Thursday, Jan. 11,…

  • Glenda Faye Maurer

    Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, at Terpening & Son Chapel for Glenda Faye Maurer of Artesia. Maurer, 68, left this earth…

  • Artesians shocked as naked man spotted jogging along Main

    Artesians driving and working along Main Street Thursday afternoon learned a little more about one local man than they ever wanted to know.

  • Jo Ellen Schmid

    Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, at the Slade-O’Donnell Funeral Home in Leon, Iowa, for Jo Ellen Schmid. Schmid, 72, passed away…

  • Joseph Arthur Rotolo

    Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, at Terpening & Son Chapel for Joseph Arthur Rotolo of Artesia. Rotolo, 73, passed away Friday,…

  • Artesia men arrested for armed robbery of Allsup’s

    ARTESIA — Two Artesia men were arrested last week for their roles in the armed robbery of a local convenience store. The men were quickly…

  • Artesia man arrested on criminal sexual contact charges

    ARTESIA — An Artesia man was arrested last week on charges relating to criminal sexual contact. Artesia Police Department officers were dispatched Dec. 23, 2019,…