• Artesia man arrested on criminal sexual contact charges

    ARTESIA — An Artesia man was arrested last week on charges relating to criminal sexual contact. Artesia Police Department officers were dispatched Dec. 23, 2019,…

  • SANTA’S ON HIS WAY

    Youngsters were all smiles last week at the Artesia Public Library’s Oh! What Fun Holiday Shindig. Whether it was posing for photos with Kris Kringle…

  • ‘Robin Hood and His Merry Men’

    Cast members of Artesia High School Drama’s production of “Robin Hood and His Merry Men” discuss the fate of Maid Marian during the final presentation…

  • Oh! What Fun Holiday Shindig

    A pair of young attendees of the Artesia Public Library’s Oh! What Fun Holiday Shindig concentrate as they go fishing for candy canes during Tuesday’s…

  • APS approves improvements for Yucca Elementary

    By TERESA LEMON Community Living Editor The Artesia Public Schools Board of Education approved the purchase of the former Warren Brothers U.S. Army Reserve Center…

  • Ride for Bikes Christmas Bike Build another resounding success

    What began with one man, a huge heart, a desire to give back to his community, and 42 bikes in 2005 has grown into an…

  • Artesia teens charged with shooting at or from vehicle

    ARTESIA — A pair of Artesia teens are awaiting preliminary examination in connection with instances of shooting at or from a motor vehicle. On Nov.…

  • Artesia man arrested on DWI, assault upon a peace officer charges

    ARTESIA — An Artesia man was arrested on DWI and assault upon a peace officer charges after attempting to resist officers after he was pulled…

  • All-State band students

    Members of the Artesia High School band who won a chair by audition in the All-State Honor Band are, from left, Miguel Martinez Jr., tuba,…

  • Forty-day enrollment in APS down from 2018 but no shortage of teachers

    Misty McSpadden was named the Tate Branch Success Maker for the month of October during Monday’s meeting of the APS Board. McSpadden is a special…