• Land commissioner calls out oil conservation division for fund, well issues

    State Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn is asking Gov. Susana Martinez and Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Cabinet Secretary Ken McQueen to stop misappropriating revenue from…

    Updated: 2:28 pm

  • Council to hold public hearings on right-of-way vacation, street name change

    The Artesia City Council will hold a pair of public hearings – one for the vacation of a portion of public right-of-way and one for…

    Updated: 2:26 pm

  • Business Profile: Sweet Confections by K&M

    Since its opening June 20, 2017, Sweet Confections by K&M has been treating Artesians to a variety of baked goods sure to appeal to any…

    Updated: 2:25 pm

  • Reynolds retires from CVE after more than 44 years

    On Jan. 11, a retirement celebration was held in honor of Don Reynolds, who retired from Central Valley Electric Cooperative after more than 44 years.…

    Updated: 2:21 pm

  • First American promotes Bain to Artesia Market president

    First American Bank is proud to announce the promotion of John Bain to Artesia Market president/managing officer. “John has over 20 years of business, management…

    Updated: 2:13 pm

  • Eddy County CASA seeking volunteers

    Eddy County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) is seeking caring, committed citizens to become advocates for abused or neglected children living in foster care. These…

    Updated: 2:12 pm

  • Braxton Joseph Hill

    Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, at West Main Baptist Church for Braxton Joseph Hill of Artesia. Baby Braxton passed away Wednesday,…

    Updated: 2:10 pm

  • Irene Cota

    Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, at Primera Iglesia Bautista church for Irene Cota of Artesia. Cota, 63, passed away Tuesday, Jan.…

    Updated: 2:08 pm

  • Fire consumes residence on Funk Road (updated 1/20, 4:30 p.m.)

    A fire that erupted Friday afternoon at a residence on East Funk Road north of Artesia rendered a local family’s home a total loss.

  • Park Junior High receives $15K science education grant from Devon

    Devon Energy surprised staff and students at Park Junior High School Thursday afternoon with a $15,000 Science Giants grant award. Science Giants is Devon’s signature…