• Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 28 ARREST 12:09 a.m. – Steven D. Mackinnon, 58, of Artesia, arrested and charged with DWI, driving on a suspended license,…

  • Public Forum: Artesia motorists urged to drive safely

    TO THE EDITOR: When I read the news about that poor little boy hit by a car Wednesday, my heart broke for him and his…

  • Suzanne Eileen Stone Puckett

    Suzanne Eileen Stone Puckett

    Memorial services are scheduled for 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1, at Hermosa Church of Christ for Suzanne Eileen Stone Puckett of Artesia. Puckett, 57, passed…

  • L.J. Cone

    L.J. Cone

    Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, at West Main Baptist Church for Luther Jewell Cone of Artesia. Cone, 85, passed away Tuesday,…

  • A bicycle lies in the roadway Wednesday afternoon on Mann Avenue after a child was struck by a vehicle. (Brienne Green - Daily Press)

    Child struck by vehicle reportedly in fair condition

    A bicycle lies in the road in the 2000 block of Mann Avenue this afternoon following an accident involving a child who was struck by…

  • Preliminary examination upcoming for former bank teller charged with embezzlement

    An Artesia woman is scheduled for preliminary examination for allegedly embezzling nearly $20,000 during her time as a teller at a local bank. Paula Sanchez,…

  • Five students arrested for paraphernalia possession

    Five students at Zia Intermediate School were arrested Wednesday on drug paraphernalia possession charges. The arrests were made over the lunch hour Wednesday. Three 12-year-old…

  • DHS announces human trafficking training program for FLETC facilities

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced Wednesday that the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) will begin to provide human trafficking awareness training as…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 27 VANDALISM 8:22 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the Public Safety Complex in reference to vandalism. Jan. 26 ARRESTS 8:49 a.m.…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 25 ARRESTS 8:37 a.m. – Ryan N. Juarez, 20, of Artesia, arrested on a magistrate warrant for failure to comply with…