• Carlsbad’s masked bank robber apprehended

    The masked robber who held up a pair of banks and a restaurant in Carlsbad over the course of the last two months has been…

  • Man responsible for AGH lockdowns arrested in Roswell

    The man responsible for two lockdowns Wednesday afternoon at Artesia General Hospital was arrested Wednesday evening in Roswell on unrelated warrants. Artesia Police Department officers…

  • Hope standoff ends peacefully, suspect arrested

    A five-plus-hour standoff between a male suspect and the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office ended peacefully Wednesday and resulted in an arrest. ECSO deputies were dispatched…

  • Bulldog bowlers hosting tourneys

    The two-time defending state champion Artesia High School Bulldog bowling team will play host to the annual Bulldog Bowling Invitational this weekend at the Artesia…

  • Basketball Homecoming Court candidates

    Artesia High School students who will comprise the 2018-19 Court in the return of Basketball Homecoming pose for a photo at AHS. They are, from…

  • ‘Strange things are afoot at the Circle K…’

    Although plans for Artesia’s shuttered Circle K building at 712 W. Main St. were unknown last week, a permit was filed with the City of…

  • Lady ‘Dogs have solid night from field in win over Chaparral

    The Lady Bulldog basketball team got off to a bit of a slow start Tuesday against Chaparral at Bulldog Pit but came on gangbusters in…

  • ‘Dogs come on late to even season record versus Lobos

    Still battling to overcome the recent effects of illness and injury – and competing once again minus one of their starters in Cody Smith –…

  • Null named new superintendent of APS

    The Artesia Public Schools’ current superintendent of personnel and student services, John Ross Null, has been named the new superintendent of the district and will…

  • New Mexico ranked 2019’s State with the Most Racial Progress

    With Martin Luther King Jr. Day around the corner and 58 percent of Americans saying increased diversity makes the U.S. a better place – while…