• Artesia men arrested in connection with August purse snatching

    ARTESIA — Two Artesia men have been arrested in connection with a purse-snatching incident that occurred in early August. At around 11 a.m. Aug. 2,…

  • Lady Bulldog cross country

    Members of the Lady Bulldog cross country team make their way over the muddy ground at the start of their race Saturday at Jaycee Park.…

  • Teens arrested on multiple charges after breaking into local business

    ARTESIA — Two Artesia teens were arrested on multiple felony charges after breaking into a local business. Artesia Police Department officers were dispatched Aug. 24…

  • Yeso Enchilada Supper top ticket sellers

    Yeso Elementary School’s top ticket sellers for the PTO’s 49th Annual Enchilada Supper are, front row from left, Madalynn Price, Brooklyn Fuentes, Daven Osburn, Beau…

  • Council to hold one public hearing, hear request to make improvements to Jamaica Park

    ARTESIA — The Artesia City Council will hold one public hearing and consider a request to make improvements to Jamaica Park at its regularly scheduled…

  • Toss No Mas campaign begins

    The Russell family recently donned their gloves and Toss No Mas t-shirts to clean up a portion of U.S. 82 West near their home west…

  • Commission to hold special meeting on property tax rates

    CARLSBAD — The Eddy County Commission will hold a special meeting this week regarding property tax rates in the county. The meeting will begin at…

  • Local boys win showmanship buckles

    Caden, left, and Mason Golden of the Artesia FFA and Cottonwood 4-H respectively show off the Junior and Novice Steer Showmanship buckles they won last…

  • ‘Dogs dominate Deming

    For the past several seasons now, Artesia has been the heavy favorite in its ongoing series with Deming, meaning the eyes of the state are…

  • Miller wins at State Fair

    Wiley Miller, left, a member of the Artesia 4-H Club, poses with his award after winning Best in Show with his Mini Satin rabbit at…