• New Mexico ranked 2019’s State with the Most Racial Progress

    With Martin Luther King Jr. Day around the corner and 58 percent of Americans saying increased diversity makes the U.S. a better place – while…

  • McDonald’s offering free meal a day to furloughed government employees

    McDonald’s owner/operator Nic Snowberger has announced that, in an effort to help furloughed government employees during the federal shutdown, his McDonald’s restaurants in Artesia and…

  • Tomas Carrasco Dominguez Jr.

    A rosary and memorial service are scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Funeraria Del Angel South Lawn, 5401 S. Park Ave., Tucson, Ariz.,…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 15 UNWANTED SUBJECT 6:22 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the Abo Apartments in reference to an unwanted subject. Jan. 14 ARRESTS…

  • This Means War: Teens, cops square off in NERF battle

    Local teenagers and officers with the Artesia Police Department turned the Artesia Public Library into a battleground Friday evening for a NERF War. It was…

  • Artesia BPA students qualify for state

    Artesia High School Business Professionals of America (BPA) members competed Dec. 15 in several different contests in Artesia, with 24 students qualifying to compete in…

  • Another Carlsbad bank robbed by masked thief

    For the second time in as many months, a Carlsbad bank has been robbed by a masked perpetrator. The FBI reports an armed subject wearing…

  • Crime Stoppers seeking public’s help in solving drive-by

    Crime Stoppers of Eddy County is requesting the public’s assistance in solving a drive-by shooting incident that occurred in late November. Around 1 a.m. Nov.…

  • Kim Cleve Ahlbom

    Kim Cleve Ahlbom passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, at her home. She was born July 25, 1956. Kim was a kind, loving mother, sister,…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 11 ARRESTS 12:45 a.m. – Elva Tuuu, 33, of Artesia, arrested and charged with battery against a household member. 12:55 a.m.…