• Elzie Julia Kingsland

    Graveside services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at Woodbine Cemetery for Elzie Julia Kingsland. Julie, as she preferred to be called, was…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 24 ARREST 12:30 a.m. – Juan Luis Herrera-Gonzalez, 37, of Artesia, arrested on a magistrate warrant. BATTERY 12:48 a.m. – Officer…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 23 ALARM 12:37 a.m. – Officer dispatched to 1111 W. Missouri Ave. in reference to an alarm. SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 12:49 a.m.…

  • High winds Tuesday limited visibility on highways

    The high winds that blew into the Artesia area Tuesday morning were causing visibility problems on the highways, as pictured above on U.S. 285 South.…

  • Looking Back: City purchases generators for possible Y2K outage in 1999

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from Jan. 21-27. 40 years ago Jan. 21-27,…

  • APD investigating shots fired incident

    The Artesia Police Department is continuing to investigate an incident of shots fired that occurred early this morning (Wednesday, Jan. 23) in the area of…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 22 THREATS 12:26 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the Penasco Apartments in reference to threats. ALARM 4:50 a.m. – Officer dispatched…

  • Johnston retires from CASA after 24-plus years

    Libby Johnston has been working, living and breathing to benefit kids through Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Eddy County for the last 24-and-a-half years…

  • AAER elects new officers

    The Artesia Association of Educational Retirees (AAER) elected new officers for 2019 during its monthly meeting Jan. 11 at Hotel Artesia. Pictured above from left…

  • Artesia students get Math-Magical

    More than 330 fourth-grade and kindergarten students from Central, Hermosa, Roselawn, Yeso and Yucca Elementary Schools and Grand Heights Early Childhood Center took audiences on…