• Public Forum: A stirring poem for Valentine’s Day

    TO THE EDITOR: Valentine’s Day is right around the corner on Feb. 14. I have a beautiful poem that I have been waiting months to…

  • Eddy County 4-H pays visit to N.M. Legislature

    Eddy County 4-H youth, parents and club leaders were able to get a glimpse of government in action Feb. 7 as they attended the first…

  • Simba finds a home

    Judy Starkey poses with her new friend Simba the Sweetheart after winning the giant stuffed lion in a raffle held by Grammy’s House. Proceeds from…

  • Juan Huerta Lopez

    A Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 13, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church for Juan Huerta Lopez, formerly…

  • Municipal court offering bench warrant amnesty through March 30

    Artesia Municipal Court is offering amnesty to individuals currently wanted on bench warrants through the end of next month. Those interested must contact the court…

  • Grass fire damages equipment at trucking, road yards

    Firefighters with the Artesia Fire Department and Atoka, Riverside, Sun Country and Cottonwood Volunteer Fire Departments combined efforts Saturday afternoon to extinguish what began as…

  • Two Artesia men arrested in separate burglary incidents

    Two Artesia men were arrested Thursday in connection with separate incidents of burglary and larceny. Donald Earl Lawson, 55, of Artesia, was arrested at 10:45…

  • Accident at 13th, Richey

    Artesia Police Department officers and EMS work the scene of a two-vehicle accident that occurred just before 4 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of 13th…

  • Lake Arthur man sentenced for meth trafficking in Eddy County

    Jose Villa, 35, of Lake Arthur, was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Las Cruces to 60 months in prison for his conviction on methamphetamine…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Feb. 10 SHOTS FIRED 12:41 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 3800 block of West Missouri Avenue in reference to shots fired…