• ‘Coach Mo’ Memorial Dodgeball Tournament winners

    The Third Annual ‘Coach Mo’ Memorial Dodgeball Tournament, held Aug. 19 at Zia Intermediate School in honor of beloved local coach and mentor the late…

  • RIDE TV, KASA to televise All American Futurity

    The $3-million All American Futurity on Monday and the $1.3-million All American Derby on Sunday will receive extensive live television coverage. The All American Futurity…

  • Love is in the air… New Mexico style

    A Wal-Mart employee keeps an eye on the roaster as a bushel of green chiles makes the rounds this morning in front of the store.…

  • Artesia man arrested after brief foot chase

    An Artesia man was arrested Monday on multiple charges after attempting to flee police on foot. At approximately 2:52 p.m. Monday, Artesia Police Department officers…

  • IRS scams climbing the ridiculous meter

    IRS telephone scams in the Artesia area are becoming more bizarre. Artesia Police Department Cmdr. Lindell Smith reports the scams – which traditionally only involve…

  • Ag welding shop construction underway

    Construction is getting underway on a new ag welding shop at Artesia High School. The former, exterior welding shop was demolished earlier this year in…

  • Paula Jean Clark

    No services are scheduled at this time for Paula Jean Clark of Artesia. Clark, 75, passed away Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Artesia. Cremation has…

  • Residents reminded of registration requirement for GRT referendum

    Artesia residents interested in voting in the upcoming county Gross Receipts Tax (GRT) referendum are reminded they must register by Tuesday to receive a ballot.…

  • Devon donates $20,000, pickup to area emergency responders

    Devon Energy recently made donations to 12 volunteer fire departments in Eddy and Lea counties totaling nearly $20,000 in support of training, equipment and other…

  • Everly Brothers Experience to kick off new season at OPAC

    Fans of the Everly Brothers will want to walk right back to the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center Tuesday, Sept. 5, as the Artesia Arts Council…