June 28, 2019

Oil execs tout region’s shale rock

Reposted with permission from the Hobbs News Sun.  JEFF TUCKER NEWS-SUN It’s all about the rock. Oil and gas company...
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June 19, 2019

Housing incentive program re-authorized

The Hobbs City Commission on Monday night unanimously approved continuing and expanding its municipal infrastructure reimbursement incentive program for the upcoming fiscal year, a program the city says has incentivized 462 new homes since 2012 and 997 multi-family housing units since 2011.
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June 15, 2019

Finally, Love’s Travel Stop open in Eunice

Cutting the ribbon Friday, Love’s Travel Stop and Country Store general manager Stan Sanders is joined by state, county and city elected officials, along with employees and families, to celebrate the opening of the new store at the intersection of NM Highway 18 and NM 176 in Eunice.
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May 31, 2019

Navajo Refinery to be expanded

The only crude oil refinery in southeast New Mexico, where production is booming in the Permian Basin, is expanding as its owner applied for a permit modification through the New Mexico Environment Department.
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May 29, 2019

Devon Energy to open Hobbs office

Devon Energy Corp. announced plans to open a new office in Hobbs with about 40 employees.
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May 29, 2019

Quality of life, safety draw company to Hobbs

Spinnaker Oilfield Services nears completion of Phase 1 of its new faciltities near the Hobbs airport. Phase 2 of construction is expected to be completed by Aug. 1. The cement plant anticipates hiring 25 employees from the local population, with up to 120 by the end of 2020.
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May 12, 2019

Lea advances to nation’s No. 2 county in oil production

We may be No. 2, but we try harder. The old commercial line comes to mind when oil production data from various sources show Lea County hit the No. 2 spot in the nation in January.
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April 19, 2019

NMJC celebrates new Allied Health Building

Nursing students at New Mexico Junior College are officially housed in a new building after NMJC president Kelvin Sharp and director of nursing education Misty Stine cut the ceremonial yellow ribbon at the front entrance to the school on Thursday
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April 3, 2019

Hobbs OKs subsidies for 30 more new homes

The Hobbs City Commission on Monday night approved three more development agreements with contractors that will result in 30 more new homes in the city.
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March 24, 2019

A significant year for Lea County

3/24/2019 Hobbs News Sun Reposted with permission Mike Gallagher Commentary The architect’s rendition above shows a line drawing of the...
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