• Wings celebrates new ownership

    Members of the Artesia Trailblazers and Artesia Chamber of Commerce, along with Darlene Chavarria, center, new owner of Wings Restaurant, and members of her family…

  • Chumbley retires from CVE after 25 years

    On March 3, a retirement celebration was held in honor of George Chumbley, who retired from Central Valley Electric Cooperative after 25 years of service.…

  • KOAT, DISH still in contract dispute deadlock

    Hearst Television, parent company of KOAT-TV, Albuquerque’s ABC affiliate, issued an open letter last week to DISH Network subscribers amidst a continuing standoff between the…

  • Investigation underway after man found murdered in Roswell

    The Roswell Police Department reports a murder investigation is underway after a 62-year-old Roswell man was found dead in the street this morning in the…

  • Recycled Art Show begins

    “The ‘Oh La La’ Dress” by Yeso Elementary School student Alison Green sits on display this morning at the Artesia Public Library as part of…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT March 17 ARREST 4 a.m. – Vidiriana Talamantes, 18, of Roswell, arrested and charged with unlawful taking of a motor vehicle. SUSPICIOUS…

  • Curry County officials seeking fugitives

    Law enforcement in Curry County is seeking the public’s assistance in locating two wanted felons. Kimberly Moore, 35, and Dominic Carver, 25, are both wanted…

  • Anastacio ‘Andy’ Marquez

    Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, March 20, at Terpening & Son Chapel for Anastacio “Andy” Marquez of Artesia. Marquez, 78, passed away peacefully…

  • County announces new office hours, to take effect week of April 9

    Eddy County has announced the new hours for its administrative offices, which are scheduled to take effect the week of April 9. Under the new…

  • Ring-necked dove chick

    A ring-necked dove hatchling sits in its nest at a home on Dayton Road south of Artesia. The baby dove, just days old, has yet…