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Call of gun fired leads to drug, firearm, child abuse charges - Hobbs News Sun

Call of gun fired leads to drug, firearm, child abuse chargesHobbs police made four arrests Saturday morning on different charges, including drug possession, firearm possession and child abuse after officers responded to a south Hobbs residence following a report of a man firing a gun outside.Around


Smokin’ on the Plaza starts today - Hobbs News Sun

The ninth annual Smokin’ on the Plaza returns to downtown Lovington this week with different foods, games, competition and live music.


Museum set to open O’Connor exhibition - Hobbs News Sun

A new exhibition, “The Cowgirl Who Became a Justice: Sandra Day O’Connor,” is set to open Thursday at the Western Heritage Museum and Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame. The exhibit showcases the youthful life of this iconic pioneer up to her days serving on the bench.


Five Permian counties drop out of rig count

Photo: James DurbinBuy photoRobinson Drillingrig#4 on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, in Midland County. James Durbin/Reporter-Telegram

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2018-06-16 04:31:58

Worker protections seen at risk in Trump health care shift

«Seminole HS Mini-Cheer Camp Scheduled for July 30-Aug. 2STAAR Glitches Affected More than 100K Texas Students, Education Commissioner Says»


Hot and bothered: An expert weighs in on high heat and crime rates

WEST TEXAS --According to one expert CBS 7 spoke with it can be explained in three words: hot and bothered.The Odessa Police Department states that there is an up-tick in crime during hot months and that holds especially true just a few miles north in Andrews.Police there are urging residents to be


Echoes from the Past: The Turtle Motel

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Long-term care facilities face staffing crisis

The Texas Health Care Association reports the 97 percent turnover rate for certified nurse aides and the 90 percent turnover rate for registered nurses and licensed vocational nurses are affecting nursing homes statewide, including the 22 operating in Andrews, Brewster, Crane, Ector, Ector, Glasscoc


Foamy fun for the family at Wet ‘n’ Wild Tour

Ride for Bikes, a public charity, is proud to announce that the 2018 No Sweat! Just Wet! Wet ‘n Wild fun run was a fun success.


N.M. woman mistakenly jailed for 49 days in Lea County sues - Hobbs News Sun

A 24-page lawsuit filed by law firm Rothstein Donatelli LLP, on behalf of Valencia County resident Joy Morales, seeks trial and damages against several defendants with Lea County and the City of Hobbs based on deprivation of civil rights and other “tortious” conduct in late 2015 and early 2016 follo


Hobbs duo charged after $50,000 stolen trailer found - Hobbs News Sun

Todd Dentler, 48, and Amber Powers, 36, were arrested Tuesday on a warrant for receiving stolen property (more than $20,000), a second-degree felony. They were booked at the Lea County Detention Center.


Two transported following bee attack in Hobbs

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Woman wrongly jailed after ID stolen, refused lawyer

HOBBS, N.M. –A New Mexico woman wrongly jailed for weeks after someone stole her identity is suing a New Mexico county and a city that ignored her pleas that they had the wrong person.The Hobbs News-Sun reports lawyers for Joy Morales recently filed a lawsuit against Lea County and the city of Hobbs


Juan Villegas pleads guilty to 2013 murder of wife

Juan Villegas, 35, accepted a plea agreement offered by the 106th District Attorney’s Office on Monday, which will now see him serve 30 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice system for the death of his estranged 24-year-old wife, Anna L. Villegas, in November 2013.


Oil town school districts struggle against boom and bust

Carlsbad Municipal Schools Superintendent Greg Rodriguez, Ph.D. said the district is expecting an increase in new students next year, from 150 to 200, but he pointed to a housing shortage caused by the recent oil and gas boom throughout the city.


Man charged with aggravated assault

Photo: Midland County Sheriff’s OfficeJustin H. Lewis, 57, was arrested June 6 after he allegedly pulled a gun on a man, according to court documents.


Body found on Fifth Street in Carlsbad

Officials with the Carlsbad Police Department said the man, whose identity has not yet been released, was found by a resident near a park bench in the area.


Marmolejo pleads guilty to beating Lubbock teen for downloading Snapchat app

Dameon Marmolejo, 21, plead guilty to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon Monday morning in a Lubbock County courtroom.


Police: Intoxicated driver crashed into home, tried to run over homeowner

ODESSA --An Odessa man was arrested over the weekend after police say he crashed into a home and tried to run over the homeowner.Michael Flores, 57, has been charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Driving While Intoxicated 3rd or More Time, Possession of a Dangerous Drug, and Leaving


Barricaded suspect scene clear, police say

ODESSA, Texas (Local 2/Fox 24) - The scene of a barricaded suspect has been cleared, according to the Odessa Police Department.