• U.S. 82 bridge work to begin this month

    The New Mexico Department of Transportation will resume work on Artesia’s U.S. 82 bridge this month. The NMDOT will continue to make repairs and upgrades…

  • Taylor takes position with ACI

    Grant Taylor, former president and CEO of the Hobbs Chamber of Commerce and a graduate of Artesia High School, will be taking over as director…

  • Serious questions remain for DOC after inmate escape

    With the headcount complete, the two guards pulled away from a state correctional center near Roswell with five prisoners and all of their belongings in…

  • Sleep is overrated anyway…

  • AHS Drama to present ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’

    Artesia High School Drama students rehearse a scene from “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” Thursday evening at the AHS Auditorium. The group will present the play…

  • Missing inmates spotted in Albuquerque early Thursday morning, lockdown lifted

    Local area schools are placed on lockdown as APD officers assist the New Mexico State Police, SWAT in searching for two missing inmates.

  • Liquor license request approved after much debate

    Without a doubt, the most controversial item on the agenda at Tuesday’s Artesia City Council meeting was the issuance of a beer and wine liquor…

  • On location in a pineapple under the sea

    Marcos Anchondo works on his stop motion animation short film featuring SpongeBob SquarePants and Patrick Star Tuesday afternoon during a Stop Motion Animation Workshop at…

  • Making a difference in the life of a child

    Arturo Casillas, right, takes a break from bowling to enjoy some pizza with his “Little,” Erik Shephard, Saturday during Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Southeast…

  • Celebrating National Pancake Day

    Charles and Mark Lamkin enjoy their free short stack of buttermilk pancakes this morning as part of IHOP’s National Pancake Day celebration. IHOP is offering…