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Lea County Humane Society, Hobbs Adoption Center offers multiple Christmas specials
HOBBS, NM (KWES) - The Lea County Humane Society and the Hobbs Adoption Center is having various Christmas specials this month. First, if you bring an unwrapped toy to the adoption center the fee for adopting a dog or cat is free.
Vietnam veteran receives delayed Purple Heart
USAF Lt. Col. Alysia R. Harvey, communications officer for the Joint Base San Antonio, Media Annex, Texas, pins the Purple Heart on the shirt of Spc. 4 Lawrence Hill for injuries received during the Vietnam era while he served in the U.S. Army.
Eunice opts in to November elections
EUNICE — Municipal elections in the City of Eunice will happen in November of odd-numbered years, beginning next year, if a second ordinance reading is approved in January. Members of the city council on Tuesday unanimously approved the first reading to opt in to the state’s Regular Local Election p
Hobbs police ask for help with murder-suicide investigation
HOBBS, N.M. (KRQE) - Hobbs police are asking for help figuring out what prompted a suspected murder-suicide. Investigators say officers were initially called to Sunset near Dal Paso, where they found Esteban Chavez suffering from gunshot wounds.
New boutique, Caprichos de Mujer has trendy offerings
For ladies seeking something fashionable or men wanting a gift basket with a feminine touch for their special someone, the new Caprichos de Mujer has a little something for everyone, with more in store.
Lea County Clerk calls for boycott of local gas stations
LEA COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) - People in Lea County where so much of oil is produced, people want to know why they pay so much more for gas than just about anywhere else in the state.
Scientists from New Mexico discover and name new dinosaur
A new species of dinosaur was discovered and named by a group of scientists from the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science in Albuquerque. The bones were found 20-years-ago in Southern Arizona and are a new species of ceratopsid, which is a horned dinosaur.
Sheriff gets five more deputies, staff pay bumps
LOVINGTON — Considering a rapidly increasing population to serve and protect, plus competition with nearby law enforcement agencies for officers, the Lea County Sheriff’s Office has five new deputy positions and increased pay for current deputies.
Recap: Energy chat with Adam Wilmoth and Jack Money
FILE - In this April 24, 2015 file photo, pumpjacks work in a field near Lovington, N.M. With more barrels of oil being pumped monthly from the Permian Basin, New Mexico is among the nation's top producing states. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
All Aboard New Mexico’s Spectacular Christmas Train For A Magical Holiday Experience
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and this Christmas train in Roswell isn’t just New Mexico’s most enchanting train ride, it’s an entire Christmas experience for the whole family. Every fifteen minutes this electric train leaves the station where you’ll head to St. Nicholas Station and exper
Eastlake's Talavera signs with New Mexico Military Institute
Adrian Talavera, a pitcher and outfielder for Eastlake High School, signed his national letter of intent Monday to play baseball at the New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell, N.M.
Letter: ‘Hobbs isn’t getting my money for gas’
I read your article about our high gas prices. I would like to say I, too, have noticed the high gas prices. My wife is disabled and we go to her specialists in Lubbock four times a month. We have a Dodge Ram pickup, gasoline V8 with an 8-speed transmission and 26-gallon fuel tank that gets 25 to 30
New Mexico rancher who trapped wolf to appeal loss of permit
A New Mexico rancher who trapped an endangered Mexican gray wolf and hit it with a shovel said he plans to appeal the loss of his grazing permit. Craig Thiessen told The Arizona Republic that he has no livelihood without the permit and will have to sell off his cattle.
Public Transit Vital to New Mexico Veterans
As a veteran and an advocate for those on tribal lands, as well as an advocate for the elderly, I have seen firsthand the need for public transit across rural New Mexico. Personally, I have relied upon public transit for years, to get me to and from work, to get me to different communities, and to g
Men's basketball: UNT to face New Mexico team bolstered by Bragg
A trip to New Mexico appeared to be one of the more challenging games on North Texas' nonconference schedule before the season started. The task became just a little more daunting in the past few days when Carlton Bragg became eligible for the Lobos.
Ruling in Massachusetts opioid treatment case could affect New Mexico
A federal judge's decision enforcing opioid addiction treatment in a Massachusetts jail has proponents excited about a potential ripple effect in New Mexico. The ruling stems from the case of Geoffrey Pesce, 32, whose addiction to opioids cost him his job, his parental rights and more, according to
Alamogordo loses 63-41 in a rough 'n' tumble game against Lovington
ALAMOGORDO - The Alamogordo Tigers boys basketball team took on the Lovington Wildcats (2-5, 0-0) at home on Friday evening, ultimately succumbing to the visiting felines 63-41. Alamogordo walks away from Friday’s match 2-4, 0-0.
Eddy County Board of Commissioners mull over State Senate replacements
Gregg Fulfer and David Gallegos cite government and private sector experience. A current State Representative and a Lea County businessman are seeking appointment to the New Mexico State Senate.
Lea County Adoption Center offers multiple Christmas specials
HOBBS, NM (KWES) - The Lea County Adoption Center is having many Christmas specials this month. First, if you bring an unwrapped toy to the adoption center the fee for adopting a dog or cat is free.
Turnovers cost New Mexico State in loss to Lobos
Turning the ball over has plagued the New Mexico State women’s basketball team throughout much of the early portion of the season, but the Aggies, for the most part, have been able to overcome that and get results.