• Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Sept. 6 SUSPICIOUS SUBJECT 1:57 a.m. – Officer dispatched to South 11th Street and West Missouri Avenue in reference to a suspicious…

  • Observant neighbor catches breaking and entering in the act

    Two Artesians were arrested Monday charged with breaking and entering, and resisting, evading or obstructing an officer thanks to the actions of a helpful neighbor.…

  • Yates

    Houston-based EOG buys Yates Petroleum in $2.5B deal

    ARTESIA — Houston-based EOG Resources Inc. and Yates Petroleum Corporation today announced definitive agreements under which EOG has agreed to combine with Yates Petroleum Corporation,…

  • Mexican national sentenced for meth trafficking in Eddy County

    Israel Mireles-Rivera, 35, a Mexican national unlawfully in the United States and residing in Hagerman, was sentenced this morning in federal court in Las Cruces…

  • NMSP investigating double-fatal wreck in Lea County

    The New Mexico State Police (NMSP) are investigating a wreck in Lea County that claimed the lives of two individuals. NMSP officers responded at approximately…

  • Jake Penrod in "Hank Williams Remembered." (Courtesy Photo)

    OPAC to open new season Sept. 11

    A new season of entertainment will begin next week at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center with a tribute to country legend Hank Williams. Jake Penrod…

  • Entries being accepted for Homecoming parade

    The Artesia High School Student Council is currently accepting entries for the 2016 Homecoming parade. The parade will begin at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16,…

  • Southwest oil independents schedule rally Sept. 27

    New Mexico and Texas oil companies and communities say they will warn Saudi Arabia and Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to stop overproduction…

  • Council to convene special meeting Tuesday

    The Artesia City Council will convene for a special meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, in Council Chambers at City Hall. The council will…

  • Jacinto V. Arredondo

    Jacinto V. Arredondo

    Services are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church for Jacinto V. Arredondo of Artesia. Arredondo, 81, passed…