• Western Bank making spirits bright

    Members of the Artesia Aquatic Center Foundation pose with employees and board members from Western Bank as the AACF accepts a check in the amount…

  • Thunderbirds raise voices (and light noses) to ring in Christmas Break

    Above, Thunderbirds from Yeso Elementary School’s faces are bright from behind shiny-red noses Friday as they prepare for the school’s annual Sing-Along. Below, students line…

  • Concho donates gifts to Grammy’s

    Grammy’s House executive director Celina Bryant, second from right, poses with employees of Concho Resources after the company donated gifts for 30 children to the…

  • FUMC children present Christmas program

    Children from First United Methodist Church put their hearts into their singing last week during the church youth group’s Christmas program, “Angels We Have Heard.”

  • Grammy’s House Spirit Tree aids local children

    The kids at Grammy’s House wrote down their Christmas gift wishes, and the customers and employees of First American Bank did their best to fulfill…

  • Public Forum: State needs stricter animal welfare laws

    TO THE EDITOR: Every day, I have to look out my window and see the most beautiful pit bull in the world being abused and…

  • N.M. farmers brace for meager water supplies in 2019

    The irrigation canals are all but dry as farmers along the Rio Grande set in for winter, holding out hope that the El Nino weather…

  • Library shooter to be sentenced as adult

    A judge has ruled that the 17-year-old charged in a mass shooting at a Clovis library is ineligible for an amenability hearing and will be…

  • MainStreet offers public chance to participate in Commemorative Tree Program

    Artesia is getting greener! Above, outgoing HollyFrontier refinery manager Bob O’Brien, center, and Artesia MainStreet Board members, from left, Jeff Bowman, Peyton Yates, Elisabeth Jackson…

  • First United Methodist presents live Nativity

    Above from left, Brad Hirst, Jeremy Kern and Rhiny Williams, portraying the Three Wise Men, stand with Runyan the camel during First United Methodist Church’s…