• Artesia man arrested for possession with intent to distribute

    An Artesia man was arrested last week for possession with intent to distribute after being found in possession of marijuana, a scale, and cash. Artesia…

  • Council approved utility bill deferment for government employees Tuesday

    The Artesia City Council voted during its regularly-scheduled meeting Tuesday to join neighboring communities in extending an offer to defer utility payments for furloughed federal…

  • Devon Energy awards $10K STEM grant to Zia

    Devon Energy has awarded a $10,000 Ingenuity STEM Grant to Zia Intermediate School. Devon’s signature Ingenuity STEM Grant program recognizes schools for helping students excel…

  • Mitchell Joe Bagwell

    Mitchell Joe Bagwell left his earthly home to go to his heavenly home Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, in Artesia. He was born Oct. 28, 1965,…

  • Foster ‘Gene’ Sandlin

    Memorial services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at First Baptist Church for Foster “Gene” Sandlin of Artesia. Sandlin, 91, passed away Thursday,…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 25 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 1:26 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 900 block of West Cleveland Avenue in reference to suspicious activity.…

  • Hermosa holds annual school spelling bee

    Hermosa Elementary School held its annual spelling bee for students in grades 3-5 Tuesday. After 10 rounds of spelling, third-grader Caleb Clemmons, a student in…

  • Bulldogs take down 5A eighth-ranked Roswell

    Just under one month ago, the Bulldog basketball team was dropping into the consolation half of the 2018 Poe Corn Invitational bracket following a 97-64…

  • Lady Bulldogs best 5A Clovis on the road

    The Lady Bulldog basketball team drew up a winning game plan of defensive-spurred offense Tuesday on the road, and the result was a 68-61 victory…

  • Payroll problems, likely fraud hit Alamogordo schools

    A new audit shows the Alamogordo Public Schools are plagued by procurement issues, payroll problems, and possible fraud. The Alamogordo Daily News reports an independent…