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Hobbs Police upping pay due to local economy

HOBBS, NM (Big 2/Fox 24) - The oil boom is here, and cities in both Texas and New Mexico are feeling the effects. Hobbs is no exception.

YOURBASIN.COM - 2018-06-19 06:04:55

Hobbs considering another police pay hike amid oil boom

Police officers in Hobbs, New Mexico, are already the highest paid officers in southeastern New Mexico and among the highest paid city police in the state.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-06-18 14:21:48

Supermajors need to invest nearly $30 billion in Permian Basin through 2020 - Hobbs News Sun

Supermajors need to invest nearly $30 billion in Permian Basin through 2020HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun 18, 2018–A new energy report from business information provider IHS Markit says that the three supermajors active in the Permian Basin — Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch Shell and Chevron — will need to i

HOBBS NEWS-SUN - 2018-06-18 17:05:08

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.


Echoes from the Past: The Turtle Motel

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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


Garcia receives 45 years for sexual assaults

Joe David Garcia, 51, accepted the plea in the 121st District Court for 45 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice institutional division, and agreed to pay $434 court costs and a $5,000 fine.

BROWNFIELDONLINE.COM - 2018-06-18 00:00:00

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»


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


Local man headed to prison after failure to meet probation demands

Cole, age 26, was sentenced in district court here this past Wednesday to serve two seven-year terms in the Texas prison system.


Lamesa Community Players open ticket sales to public

CAST MEMBERS In the Lamesa Community Players’ production of Greater Tuna, Kenny Nance (left) plays Arles Struvie and Michael Holder (right) plays Thurston Wellis. Tickets will be available for purchase by the general public this coming Monday. The play will be performed on June 21-23 and June 29-30,


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


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.


Red, White and Blue

A row of U.S. flags are pictured just east of Pioneer Square along U.S. Highway 87 North as part of the new “Lamesa Red White & Blue Kiwanis Flag Project.” Club members no long-er are placing flags at individual homes and businesses, but instead are placing a number of flags at selected locations th


Oliva is leaving for Brownfield ISD

A graduate of Lubbock Christian University, Oliva is married to Adam Oliva, who is employed by Lamesa ISD.


Seminole HS Mini-Cheer Camp Scheduled for July 30-Aug. 2

The camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 12-noon, at the old Seminole Junior High School Gymnasium, 601 S.W. Ave. B.


Permian Basin Drilling Report: May 31 - June 6

Anadarko E&P Onshore, LLC,Silvertip 76-9 Unit E, Loving, new drill (4).BHP Billiton Petroleum (TxLa Operating) Co.,State Willie Vee 56-T3-6, Reeves, new drill; State Aloha 55-T2-8x17 SA, Loving, new drill (3).Blackbeard Operating, LLC,Hornswoggle, Winkler, new drill (2); Walk the Plank, Winkler, new


Chow moving practice to O’Donnell

The event will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Dal Paso Museum, 310 South 1st Street, in Lamesa. The public is invited.


Permian Basin rig count rises

A week after slipping one rig last week, the Permian Basin finished this week on the plus side, according to Baker Hughes data.


Woman wrongly jailed after ID stolen, refused lawyer

HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — 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-Sunreportslawyers for Joy Morales recently filed a lawsuit against Lea County and the city of H