• Prom: A little nostalgia in a world gone mad

    The world is a scary place these days, scarier still for kids and their parents. I’ve found myself more and more often adopting a “disgruntled…

  • Lucid Energy cuts ribbon at new office

    Representatives of Lucid Energy, the Artesia Chamber of Commerce, and the Artesia Trailblazers gather Friday afternoon for a ribbon cutting at Lucid’s new offices in…

  • Lincoln Forest announces temporary closure on Sacramento Ranger District

    The Lincoln National Forest has issued a closure order for resource protection and the protection of public health and safety. The closure order will include…

  • Fire possibly started by vehicle failure

    A fire noticed last week by many motorists along U.S. 285 North was possibly started by a vehicle failure, Eddy County Fire Services Director Joshua…

  • Silver Alert issued for Carlsbad man

    The New Mexico State Police have issued a Silver Alert for a Carlsbad man. Frederick Mize, 67, of Carlsbad, was last seen Monday in Carlsbad…

  • Popular national parks to raise fees to $35, not $70

    The Interior Department is increasing fees at the most popular national parks to $35 per vehicle, backing down from an earlier plan that would have…

  • AHS Drama presents ‘Peter Pan’ today

    Above, Captain James Hook, played by Ajaycia Warren, and his band of pirates contemplate the menace that is Peter Pan during Artesia High School Drama’s…

  • 24th Annual Russell Floore Memorial Art Show underway

    The Artesia Historical Museum and Art Center is very proud and happy to announce our 24th Annual Russell Floore Memorial Art Show! This year’s show…

  • Public Forum: Lions Club grateful for golf scramble support

    TO THE EDITOR: On Saturday, April 7, the Artesia Downtown Lions Club held its 12th Annual Golf Scramble fundraiser. The Artesia Downtown Lions Club would…

  • State, local tax revenues rise

    New Mexico tax authorities are collecting more local and state government tax dollars amid an oil industry rebound and some signs of an economic expansion,…