• Bulldog football scrimmages a bit different this year

    Artesia High School football fans are asked to note this year’s pre-season scrimmage schedule will be a bit different than in years past. This year’s…

  • 2018 Eddy County Fair Spares

    Photos from the 73rd Annual Fair

  • Food for the soul (with a side of shouting)

    I awoke confused Friday morning. To start, I was wearing pyjamas rather than approximately half of what I’d worn the day before. There was no…

  • Bennie’s celebrates opening of Carlsbad location

    Seven decades after first opening its doors in downtown Artesia, Bennie’s Western Wear is celebrating the establishment of a second location in Carlsbad. The local…

  • Mike Smith speaks about Triple Crown, inspiration at Downs

    Mike Smith, New Mexico native and Triple Crown winner on Justify, came back to his roots for a day at Ruidoso Downs. Smith started his…

  • APD investigating burglary at Dollar Tree

    Crime scene tape secured the scene at the Dollar Tree, 416 N. 26th St., Thursday following a breaking and entering at the business. Artesia Police…

  • Vehicle wrecks into business after pursuit

    A pickup truck wrecked into the corner of Zia Lact & Controls late Wednesday following a pursuit with Eddy County Sheriff’s Office deputies. Deputies had…

  • City slates public meeting on Hermosa Drive project

    The Artesia City Council is urging residents to take their questions and concerns regarding the impending Hermosa Drive Reconstruction Project to the city’s first public…

  • Youth enjoy OPAC Summer Arts Workshops

            Above, a young girl receives some help tying decorations to her wind mobile this morning at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center…

  • Artesia celebrates the Fourth

    Artesia celebrated America’s 242nd birthday with a range of activities Wednesday, from the annual Fourth of July parade to recreational sporting competitions to the fireworks…