• Body of missing man found at Brantley Lake

    Eddy County search-and-rescue workers’ efforts came to an unfortunate end Thursday when the body of a man missing since Tuesday afternoon was found at Brantley Lake State Park.

  • Arts council to host kids’ theatre camp, ‘Missoula style’

    ARTESIA — The Artesia Arts Council is excited to announce this year’s upcoming “Theatre Camp, Missoula Style!” will run Aug. 5-10. Theatre camp is a…

  • Artesia man arrested on sexual abuse of a minor, incest charges

    ARTESIA — An Artesia man has been arrested on multiple counts of criminal sexual penetration of a minor and incest. Artesia Police Department officers were…

  • Pride of the Pecos Valley named Honor Band

    The Artesia High School band gathered last week to receive congratulations from Artesia Public Schools Superintendent John Ross Null for being named the 2020 All-State…

  • ECSO makes arrest in local homicide

    ARTESIA — Eddy County Sheriff Mark Cage reports the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) has made an arrest in connection with a homicide that occurred…

  • They’re back…

    U.S. Navy pilots are once again utilizing the “perfect” weather conditions in Artesia to conduct their primary flight-training exercises. The planes in the sky over…

  • AHS Student Council sponsors blood drive

    As of noon today, Artesia High School students had donated 30 of the more than 50 pints of blood they pledged to Vitalant during a…

  • Artesia schools inform staff of flu, strep precautions, urge parents to keep sick kids home

    The Artesia Public Schools are urging staff and parents to take precautions regarding a recent influx of influenza and strep throat, particularly within the district’s…

  • N.M. proposal calls for hike in oil, gas royalties

    Royalty rates for the most productive oil and natural gas wells on state trust land would increase under a measure introduced in the New Mexico…

  • We’ll take… all of those

    Girls Scouts of the Desert Southwest-Artesia received its fourth shipment of the “cookie season” this morning, and Girl Scouts are ready to begin supplying Artesia…