• 4-29-Kirkpatrick

    Carlsbad woman arrested for drug trafficking

    A Carlsbad woman is in custody following an investigation into narcotics trafficking by agents with the Pecos Valley Drug Task Force (PVDTF). The PVDTF executed…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT April 28 SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE 12:13 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 600 block of North Roselawn Avenue in reference to a suspicious…

  • Public Forum: Chaplain supporting Pearson

    TO THE EDITOR: I would like to give my endorsement to Royce Pearson of Artesia, N.M., for the Eddy County Commissioner position. As the full…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT April 27 LOUD MUSIC 12:26 a.m. – Officer dispatched to South 20th Street and West Richardson Avenue in reference to loud music.…

  • Billie Ruth Williams

    Billie Ruth Williams

    Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, April 29, at Bryan City Cemetery in Bryan, Texas, for Billie Ruth Williams. Williams, 86, passed away…

  • Coburn Lewis

    Coburn Lewis

    Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, April 30, at Robert Massie Riverside Chapel in San Angelo, Texas, for Coburn “Coby” Lewis Sr. of San…

  • (Elizabeth Lewis - Daily Press)

    AFD, volunteer departments work to extinguish barn fire

    Firefighters with the Artesia Fire Department and a number of area volunteer departments work to control a hay fire that broke out around 2 a.m.…

  • (Elizabeth Lewis - Daily Press)

    Tractor Supply on pace for June opening

    Construction crews work to prepare the parking lot of Artesia’s incoming Tractor Supply Co. Tuesday at 2793 N. First St. The rural lifestyle retail store…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT April 26 SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE 12:02 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 1400 block of West Hank Avenue in reference to a suspicious…

  • Ginger Scott Photo

    Rollover results in arrest

    A white SUV sits incapacitated on private property near North 26th Rural Street and Compress Road Saturday following a single-vehicle rollover accident. The driver of…