• Car vs. fence

    A Chevy Impala sits in an empty field near 26th Street and Richey Avenue Wednesday. According to Artesia Police Department Cmdr. Lindell Smith, a male…

  • A shining light in dark places

    Local businessman honored by New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence for efforts on behalf of Grammy’s House   When Artesia local Bill Morton was performing…

  • Celebrating the right to read

    Alexis Hernandez uses a handmade screen print to design a t-shirt Tuesday at the Artesia Public Library. This week, the library is celebrating Banned Books…

  • Happy birthday, Berenstain

    Above, cousins Julian Tafoya and Devontae Baraza color in a bear as part of Stan Berenstain’s birthday celebration Tuesday at the Artesia Public Library. Berenstain,…

  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Members of Grammy’s House, Artesia’s domestic violence shelter, from left, Pat Wood, Celina Bryant and Valerie Bishop join Mayor Phil Burch as he proclaims the…