Artesia man charged in death of woman killed in car crash
An Artesia man was charged with homicide this week stemming from the investigation into what caused a collision on U.S. 82 killing a woman and seriously injuring her husband. George Robert Cosper is charged with homicide by motor vehicle and great bodily harm by motor vehicle. Law enforcement alleged that...
Tragic Collision in Artesia Highlights the Perils of Reckless Driving
On May 5, a heartrending event unfolded near U.S. 82 and Sandweed Road, where George Robert Cosper's vehicle collided with that of Melissa and Ryan Craddock. The crash claimed Melissa's life and left Ryan with serious injuries. Cosper, charged with homicide by motor vehicle and great bodily harm, is set for a preliminary examination before Judge Jimmy Foster at the Artesia Magistrate Court on January 3, following his November 30 arrest and subsequent release on December 1. This local incident tragically underscores the broader issue of reckless driving and its devastating impact on communities.
Salvation Army Thrift Store in Roswell Appeals for Volunteers Amid Staff Shortage
The Salvation Army Thrift Store in Roswell is seeking volunteers to help with their operations. Due to staff shortages, the store is now open only five days a week. The organization needs assistance in sorting donations, filling food boxes, and more, not just during the holiday season, but year-round.
Border Patrol donates to Grammy’s House
Grammy’s House Executive Director Celina Bryant issued thanks “a million times over” to U.S. Border Patrole Morale, Welfare and Recreation Association for their recent fundraiser on behalf of the local domestic violence shelter. The Border Patrol donated 72 turkeys to several organizations, with Grammy’s House receiving 30 for families in need. Roswell’s Wal-Mart also provided a generous discount on the turkeys. Grammy’s House staff received the turkeys from Agents Sandoval and Trebs. “We’re thankful to these men whose support is invaluable,” said Bryant.
Artesia student places in top four at Youth Discussion Meet
The New Mexico Farm & Livestock Bureau’s (NMF&LB) Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) program recognized the top four finalists of their statewide Youth Discussion Meet Nov. 15 with an Artesia student among them. The competition was held during the NMF&LB’s 106th Annual Meeting. In first place was Aiden Schwebach...
APD seeks public’s assistance in locating man wanted in shooting that led to Amber Alert
ARTESIA — The Artesia Police Department (APD) is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the man whose involvement in a shooting incident led to a recent Amber Alert for an Artesia child. On the morning of Saturday, Nov. 25, APD officers were dispatched to the area of West...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.67 and $2.99 in Roswell as of 2023-12-03. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.243, a week ago the price is $3.253 , according to AAA.
Unveiling Roswell's Exquisite Chinese Cuisine: Top 3 Restaurants
This article presents a tour of three exquisite Chinese restaurants in Roswell. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these locations? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below:
Kira Miner's Mid Friday Weather Forecast for December 1: Wintry Weather, Sunshine, and Low Humidity
Get the latest mid-Friday weather forecast for December 1 with Kira Miner. Learn about the wintry weather in Central and Northern New Mexico, the dry conditions in Roswell, and the winter weather advisories in effect. Stay updated on temperature changes across the state.
Fall Graduation Ceremony 2023
Close to 100 candidates for graduation are expected to participate in Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell’s Eightieth Commencement Convocation. The ceremonies are scheduled for Thursday, December 14 at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the ENMU-Roswell Performing Arts Center. A group of Bachelor’s and Master’s degree candidates from ENMU will also participate in the ceremony.
Roswell man accused of October murder will stay in jail
ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – A Roswell man accused of killing someone he had been fighting with will remain in custody through his trial. Carlos Archuleta, 49, was arrested earlier this month after police said he killed Corey Deck in October. Archuleta has a criminal history dating back 30 years. His next court appearance is scheduled for […]
Red-Green All-Star Games: See who won the small and large school matchups here
The small school All-Star Green squad overcame an early safety and dominated the Red team during the New Mexico Red versus Green Small School All-Star Football game in Artesia on Saturday. The Green team won the game in convincing fashion, 34-8, as athletes from all parts of New Mexico made up both squads from the small school divisions. ...
Police chief: APD focusing on speeding, aggressive driving
Police Chief Kirk Roberts reported a new focus on speeding and aggressive driving at Tuesday’s city council meeting. Roberts also said the Artesia Police Department will be working to increase the visibility of lane signage in large intersections, enforcing the buckle-up programs, and trying to fill field officer job openings in the department.
Artesia Residents Invited to Discuss Proposed Annexation of 1st to 13th St, North of Richey Ave
The City of Artesia plans to consider the annexation of the area from 1st St to 13th St, North of Richey Ave. A boundary map attached shows the proposed annexation. A public meeting will take place on Monday, December 18th, 2023, at 5:30 pm in the City Hall’s Council Chambers. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the proposal. All residents affected by this change are encouraged to attend.
This Week in Eddy County Sports: Artesia hosts three-day basketball tournament
Winter sports are in full swing across Eddy County as Artesia hosts the City of Champions Classic basketball tournament later this week. Carlsbad Cavemen have quick tune up before tournament. At 7 p.m. Tuesday at Carlsbad High School, the Cavemen host the Las Cruces Bulldawgs before the start of the...
Broncos win big in first game of NMMI Classic
The New Mexico Military Institute Bronco basketball team opened up their annual classic tournament with a lopsided win against the University of the Southwest JV team, 99-66. All but two of the Institute players scored points in the victory – five in double digits – led by the hot outside touch of freshman point guard Javier Mendoza who had 17 points, including a trio of three-pointers.
Discover Roswell: 3 Unmissable Breakfast & Brunch Spots
In this article, we'll be exploring three delightful breakfast and brunch spots in Roswell. Have you had a chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below:
Roswell in the Running to Host the National Championship Air Races
Roswell is among the six finalists being considered to host the National Championship Air Races. The annual 10-day event, currently held in Reno, Nevada, could potentially find a new home in Southeastern New Mexico, bringing significant economic impact to the region.
Roswell receives funding for new skate park
ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – The city of Roswell is one step closer to getting a new skate park. The city received $450,000 to help fund the construction of the new park. The city is also trying to determine where the park will be built. Residents hope the new park will be completed in the next five […]
Artesia Historical Museum & Art Center: Preserving Tradition, Inspiring the Future
The Artesia Historical Museum & Art Center, a gem in the heart of New Mexico, is more than a repository of the past; it is a living chronicle of the cultural richness of Artesia. Within the walls of the Moore-Ward cobblestone house, visitors journey through time, exploring exhibits that celebrate Native American and Hispanic heritage. Interactive displays, like the hands-on children's room and the farm and ranch exhibits, offer a tangible connection to history, while the Art Annex Gallery breathes contemporary life with its rotating exhibits.