• ‘Walking with Herb’ author holding book signings

    Former Artesia resident Joe Bullock, author of “Walking with Herb,” signs a copy of his book this morning at the Artesia Country Club. Bullock is…

  • Artesia drying out after night of rain

    The rock pit on the north edge of the Faith Baptist Church parking lot along Grand Avenue near 20th Street was filled to the brim…

  • Artesia boys get 4-2 win over Portales on road

    It’s never a comfortable feeling when your fate isn’t in your own hands. In the world of New Mexico high school sports, one of the…

  • Netters complete sweep of Round One of district

    The Bulldog volleyball team completed a clean sweep of their initial run through District 4-AAAA Tuesday, blanking the Ramettes of Portales in three straight games…

  • Eagle Ford shale in South Texas sees drilling comeback

    Three years ago, Allen Startz found himself in an unwanted kinship with thousands of other oilfield workers in South Texas’ Eagle Ford shale — laid…

  • Eleutario ‘Chindo’ Cabezuela Martinez

    A Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 26, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church for Eleutario “Chindo” Cabezuela Martinez…

  • No debates in key House race as GOP candidate declines invites

    Voters in a closely watched U.S. House race in southern New Mexico likely won’t get a chance to hear a debate after the GOP hopeful…

  • Get on the Halloween train

    Halloween is now only aweek away, and residents are getting on the train, gearing up for parties and to welcome local trick-or-treaters. Artesia’s downtown district…

  • Roswell man killed in wreck Monday on 285

    A Roswell man was killed Monday after rear-ended a commercial motor vehicle on U.S. 285. New Mexico State Police were dispatched around 6:30 a.m. Monday…

  • Chase first woman elected chairman of NMOGA board

    The New Mexico Oil and Gas Association (NMOGA) has announced the election of Claire Chase, government relations director with Mack Energy Corporation, as the organization’s…