• Mariachi Tenampa puts on lively show

    The members of Mariachi Tenampa, whose performances have become a Cinco de Mayo tradition at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, play for an enthusiastic crowd…

  • First American elects Miller to board of directors

    Greg Marrs, chairman, CEO and president of First American Bank, has announced Joel Miller’s election to First American’s Board of Directors. “Joel brings fresh insights…

  • Next ‘Taste of the Blue’ class deals with criminal investigations, evidence

    The Artesia Police Department is giving interested citizens a glimpse into the life of a law enforcement officer through a series of classes scheduled over…

  • Warren Earle Nell

    Memorial services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, May 11, at First United Methodist Church for Warren Earle Nell of Lubbock, Texas. Nell, 87, passed…

  • Effie Jo Douthitt Austin

    Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, May 11, at South Park Cemetery in Roswell for Effie Jo Douthitt Austin. Austin, 80, went to…

  • Cecilia Hernandez Villa

    A funeral mass is scheduled for 9 a.m. Monday, May 8, at St. John The Evangelist Catholic Church in Monahans, Texas, for Cecilia Hernandez Villa…

  • Council to revisit water rate increase today

    The Artesia City Council will be taking another look at its controversial proposed water rate increases following a second public hearing Tuesday. The council tabled…

  • Public Forum: Concerned about Felix Canyon Road closure

    TO THE EDITOR: The proposed County Road closure in Chavez County (Felix Canyon Road) is a slap in the face to sportsmen and women who…

  • Public Forum: Student art show a success

    TO THE EDITOR: I want to thank everyone who helped to make this year’s Russell Floore Memorial Student Art Show another success. We beat last…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT May 5 UNWANTED SUBJECT 6:36 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the Abo Apartments in reference to an unwanted subject. ALARM 6:55 a.m.…