• Arts council to host kids’ theatre camp, ‘Missoula style’

    ARTESIA — The Artesia Arts Council is excited to announce this year’s upcoming “Theatre Camp, Missoula Style!” will run Aug. 5-10. Theatre camp is a…

  • Body of missing man found at Brantley Lake

    Eddy County search-and-rescue workers’ efforts came to an unfortunate end Thursday when the body of a man missing since Tuesday afternoon was found at Brantley Lake State Park.

  • ECSO makes arrest in local homicide

    ARTESIA — Eddy County Sheriff Mark Cage reports the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) has made an arrest in connection with a homicide that occurred…

  • Artesia man arrested on sexual abuse of a minor, incest charges

    ARTESIA — An Artesia man has been arrested on multiple counts of criminal sexual penetration of a minor and incest. Artesia Police Department officers were…

  • Pride of the Pecos Valley named Honor Band

    The Artesia High School band gathered last week to receive congratulations from Artesia Public Schools Superintendent John Ross Null for being named the 2020 All-State…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 31 SHOTS FIRED 12:51 a.m. – Officer dispatched to South 20th Street and West Mann Avenue in reference to shots fired…

  • Edna Jenks Hedin

    Services were held at 10:30 a.m. today at Denton-Wood Funeral Home in Carlsbad for Edna Jenks Hedin. Hedin, 94, passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2019.…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 30 THREATS 1:32 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 800 block of West Cleveland Avenue in reference to threats. Jan. 29…

  • Celestina Heredia

    Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at Woodbine Cemetery for Celestina Heredia of Artesia. Heredia, 85, passed away Friday, Jan. 25,…

  • Artesia schools inform staff of flu, strep precautions, urge parents to keep sick kids home

    The Artesia Public Schools are urging staff and parents to take precautions regarding a recent influx of influenza and strep throat, particularly within the district’s…