• Foster retires from CVE after 15-plus years

    On Jan. 2, a retirement celebration was held in honor of Della Foster. Foster retired from Central Valley Electric Cooperative after more than 15 years…

  • Name voting open for Spring River’s two new longhorns

    The Spring River Park and Zoo’s new longhorn cattle duo is close to getting official names. The choices of what to call the two longhorns…

  • Alice Jane Collins

    Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, at First Baptist Church for Alice Jane Collins. Collins, 91, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2019,…

  • Artesia man arrested for arson after setting mattress aflame

    An Artesia man was arrested on arson charges Thursday after a domestic dispute escalated into a fire at a local trailer park. The Artesia Fire…

  • Concho donates to veterans’ transport

    Concho Resources General Manager Paul Porter, left, and Concho senior staff electrical engineer Jack Callaway, right, present Magil Duran, center, president of the SENM Veterans…

  • Leigh Elaine Rountree

    Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at First Evangelical Presbyterian Church for Leigh Elaine Rountree of Artesia. Rountree, 74, passed away…

  • Lisa Jane Rodriguez

    Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at Trinity Temple Assembly of God for Lisa Jane Rodriguez of Artesia. Rodriguez, 47, passed away…

  • Helen Louise Sipes Odell

    Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at Woodbine Cemetery for Helen Louise Sipes Odell. Odell, 97, passed away Saturday, Dec. 22,…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Dec. 26 ARREST 2:05 a.m. – Duvan Breea Gerardo, 23, of Artesia, arrested and charged with DWI. Dec. 25 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 12:52…

  • Colorado boy continues Christmas tradition

    Paxton Williams, 9, sits at his Cozy Christmas hot cocoa stand Monday morning in front of his grandmother’s house on Quay Avenue. Paxton, of Castle…