12 Articles in Lea News
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Hobbs Sun

by: Hobbs News-Sun

imgNM AG challenges city and county abortion ordinances

Gabrielle Arsiaga/News-Sun On Monday, New Mexico Attorney General Raul Torrez filed a motion with the N.M. Supreme Court asking recent ordinances passed in Southeast New Mexico be nullified by the court.


Published: Friday January 27 2023

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Hobbs Sun

by: Hobbs News-Sun

imgHobbs Fire still investigating suspicious fires

Gabrielle Arsiaga/News-Sun Investigators with the Hobbs Fire Marshal office are still investigating two suspicious Hobbs residential structure fires that happened on Jan.


Published: Wednesday January 25 2023

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Hobbs Sun

by: Hobbs News-Sun

imgVeteran has flag pole dedicated in his honor

Gabrielle Arsiaga/News-Sun As a Marine, Richard Duran traveled the world to places many may never have the chance to visit, but his service didn’t end there.


Published: Friday January 20 2023

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Hobbs Sun

by: Hobbs News-Sun

imgEunice council eyes alcohol, abortion, guns

CURTIS C. WYNNE/NEWS-SUN EUNICE — Serving alcohol at the golf course, discouraging abortion clinics in town and ensuring safety at the city’s gun range topped new ordinance discussions at the Eunice City Council meeting Monday.


Published: Friday January 13 2023

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Hobbs Sun

by: Hobbs News-Sun

imgDraft bill could increase state minimum wage to $16/hour

Andy BrosigNews-Sun Dee Ann Kimbro, who owns two downtown Lovington businesses, has a simple plea for state Democratic lawmakers who want to link the New Mexico minimum wage to inflation to provide potentially automatic increases: “Don’t do that,” she said Thursday.


Published: Friday January 13 2023

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Hobbs Sun

by: Hobbs News-Sun

imgLea tops million barrels oil per day

CURTIS C. WYNNE/NEWS-SUN Keeping the No. 1 spot among the nation’s counties, Lea County hit the record books again, logging almost 32 million barrels of crude oil in October.


Published: Tuesday January 10 2023

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Hobbs Sun

by: Hobbs News-Sun

imgTop 10 local stories in 2022

The following are the Top Ten local news stories for 2022 selected by the News-Sun staff: 1) Baby  in dumpster Around 2 p.m. on Jan.


Published: Wednesday January 04 2023

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Hobbs Sun

by: Hobbs News-Sun

imgLocal men devote time to refereeing at annual Hobbs Holiday Tournament

Andy Brosig/News-Sun Shawn Williams says the time he spends officiating basketball uses some of the same skills he employs in his day job as fire investigator and Hobbs Fire Marshal.


Published: Friday December 30 2022

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Hobbs Sun

by: Hobbs News-Sun

imgTacos and Tunes

Virginia Cunningham/News-Sun If you’ve went through the Taco Villa drive-thru recently, you may have been greeted with a song. Danielle Wands, 50, of Hobbs, said one day she was bored with the regular drive-thru greeting so she decided to sing it instead.


Published: Wednesday December 28 2022

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Hobbs Sun

by: Hobbs News-Sun

imgVirus triple threat .. RSV, COVID, and flu!

Virginia Cunningham / News-Sun LOVINGTON — COVID, flu and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) are circulating through Lea County, and the flu is affecting people more than COVID said Nor-Lea Hospital CEO David Shaw.


Published: Wednesday December 21 2022

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Hobbs Sun

by: Blake Ovard

imgLost Lovington Christmas decorations found, trashed

Virginia Cunningham News-Sun LOVINGTON — Residents of Lovington have noticed the bare light poles in the downtown area where Christmas decorations normally are — but with the changeover in leadership, the Lovington Chamber of Commerce said they originally weren’t able to find them.


Published: Friday December 16 2022

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Hobbs Sun

by: Blake Ovard

imgHillcrest Christian Academy to build new school

Virginia Cunningham News-Sun LOVINGTON — Innovative, secure and state-of-the-art is the type of school Hillcrest Christian Academy will start building in the first quarter of 2023.


Published: Friday December 16 2022

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