• He’s got rhythm

    Artesia native Jacob De Hoyos performs George Gershwin’s “I Got Rhythm” during a solo recital Saturday at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center. De Hoyos, an…

  • Lift the ban on U.S. crude-oil exports

    Since oil was first discovered in southeastern New Mexico, well-paying jobs and the contagious entrepreneurial spirit of the oilfield have created opportunities for thousands of…

  • MainStreet director says goodbye

    As Ernie Harwell says, “It’s time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I’d much rather say hello. Hello to a new…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Sept. 4 LOUD MUSIC 12:21 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 900 block of North Sixth Street in reference to loud music.…

  • Collision with parked vehicle

    A 2001 Ford Mustang sits with heavy damage after colliding Thursday evening with a parked 2012 GMC Sierra pickup truck at North Roselawn and West…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Sept. 3 ARRESTS 8 a.m. – Victor Luna, 22, of Artesia, arrested and charged with failure to appear. 8:02 a.m. – Jeremy…

  • Students learn safety in the kitchen

    Artesia Fire Department Fire Marshal James Abner instructs students in Becky Torrez’s fourth-period nutrition class at Artesia High School on how to put out a…

  • Netters sweep Carlsbad at home

    The Bulldog volleyball team made quick work of their county rivals Tuesday in their 2015 home opener, showing poise, efficiency, and plenty of offensive prowess…

  • Artesia boys come up short in second half vs. NMMI

    For the better part of the game Tuesday at the Mack Chase Athletic Complex, the Bulldog soccer team was in control against the talented and…

  • Lady ‘Dogs hold own against Hobbs but fall 6-1

    The Lady Bulldog soccer team put forth a good effort Tuesday at the Mack Chase Athletic Complex against perennial powerhouse Hobbs. But despite trailing by…