• Your teen needs to meet Erin

    I’d like to speak for a moment to the teenagers of Artesia. And by that I mean your parents, since I doubt any of you…

  • Public Forum: ‘Are District 1 voters paying attention’

    TO THE EDITOR: Four years ago, I was one of several Artesia voters that wrote a letter to the editor highlighting the voting record of…

  • Bluesman rocks Ocotillo

    Johnny Riley, a singer and guitarist hailing from Groveton, Texas, performs a Johnny Cash tune Saturday evening for the crowd at the Ocotillo Performing Arts…

  • Central students learn about Old Glory

    Third-graders of Central Elementary School sing “America the Beautiful” Friday afternoon as part of the Artesia Downtown Lions Club’s Flag Day Program in the school’s…

  • Hawthorne Heights, Tiff Jimber among shows coming up at Pecos Flavors, The Liberty

    The Liberty and Pecos Flavors Winery in Roswell will close out the month with a pair of concerts this week, followed by a busy slate…

  • 7024U recognizes graduation of four program participants

    The 7024U Youth Outreach Center is recognizing four participants for their recent graduation from its 12-week program. On Jan. 15, Kaylee Garrison, Gabriel Duran, Chyenne…

  • New Mexico’s working capital problem: A billion-dollar opportunity

    It’s not every day that we find out our state government has billions of dollars, tangled in bureaucracy, accumulating in various state accounts. Recently, the…

  • Family Health Center celebrates expansion

    Representatives of the Artesia Chamber of Commerce, Artesia Trailblazers, Artesia City Council and Eddy County Commission, and employees of the Artesia Family Health Center celebrate…

  • Texas man killed in wreck near Roswell

    New Mexico State Police say a Texas man was killed after a vehicle he was riding in crashed near Roswell. Authorities say the driver, 34-year-old…

  • Girl Scouts treat APD, AFD to lunch

    Girl Scout Troop 20009 treated public safety officials with the Artesia Police Department and Artesia Fire Department to lunch on Presidents’ Day in appreciation for…