Jury found Tanner Shoemaker not guilty
A Lea County jury returned a verdict of not guilty for a Hobbs man charged with voluntary manslaughter, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and tampering with evidence. Fifth Judicial District Attorney Diana Luce said in an email to the News-Sun that on Feb. 12, a jury found Tanner Shoemaker not guilty of all charges due to self-defense.
Join Us for the 3rd Annual Easter Celebrations at Lea County Historic Courthouse
Lea County will be hosting the 3rd Annual Easter at the Courthouse on Wednesday, March 27, 2024 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm at the Lea County Historic Courthouse. Event will be outside and attendees will get the opportunity to have their photo taken with the Easter Bunny! There will be free lemonade and eggtastic goody bags while supplies last. We look forward to visiting with community members during this special free event!Visit here for more details.
Lady ‘Dogs come from behind in fourth to top Lady ‘Cats, 45-40
Down by one going into the final eight minutes, the Lady Bulldog basketball team was still in the process of atoning for a disastrous second quarter. After jumping out to a 13-7 lead over Lovington in the opening period of their inaugural District 4-AAAA Round-Two bout on the road, the Artesia girls had managed just a pair of field goals in the second, opening the door for the Lady Wildcats to erase their deficit and take a 20-17 edge into the break.
Runnin’ ‘Dogs stay in control with wild win over ‘Cats, 57-50
Eleven lead changes. Six ties. Two very exhausted fan bases. Friday’s District 4-AAAA second round opener between Artesia and Lovington in Wildcat Country was a wild ride to say the least. But when the smoke cleared on the hotly contested and occasionally chippy bout between longtime rivals, the Runnin’ ‘Dogs had gotten the job done, staying unbeaten in D4 play with a 57-50 win.
Today the gas price is close to $3.09 in Tatum as of 2024-02-17. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.282, a week ago the price is $3.183 , according to AAA.
New Mexico school district giving students a chance to catch up on overdue work
LOVINGTON, N.M. (KRQE) – Schools in Lovington, New Mexico are finding a new way to help students not fall further behind by giving them a chance to catch up on overdue school work. This is the first year Initiative ICU is being introduced to high school and middle school students in the Lovington Municipal School District. School […]
Plains, February 15 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Ozona High School basketball team will have a game with Plains High School on February 15, 2024, 18:00:00 CST.
Lovington, NM USA
I was having a long rough day at work well the whole week. On 2-9-2024 (Friday). I was going to the bank to cash my check. On the way in I spotted a little pink color in the bush near the door that stood out, so on my way out I took a gander and saw it was a little quilt heart that read ” I need a home”. Which I (M-24) found adorable and made me laugh/smile. I kept it and am fixing to carrying it with me back home and to share it with my beloved 2 daughters.
Yoakum County, TX High School Girls Basketball Schedule, Streaming Live Today - February 12
Searching for how to stream high school basketball matchups in Yoakum County, Texas today? We've got you covered. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Game Time: 7:30 PM CT on February 12. Location: Wink, TX.
CBS7 FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY Saturday for strong to severe storm potential
ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - A CBS7 FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY is in effect Saturday for strong to strong to severe storm potential late this evening into the overnight hours. There is a severe storm risk far eastern portion of the region. Isolated to scattered strong to severe storms are possible. Large hail and strong winds are the main threat. The tornado risk is low, but not zero. Be weather aware overnight and make sure that you have multiple ways to get weather alerts.
Easter at the Courthouse
Lea County will be hosting the 3rd Annual Easter at the Courthouse on Wednesday, March 27, 2024 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm at the Lea County Historic Courthouse. Event will be outside and attendees will get the opportunity to have their photo taken with the Easter Bunny! There will be free lemonade and eggtastic goody bags while supplies last. We look forward to visiting with community members during this special free event!
New Mexico Junior College Workforce Development’s Automation & Industrial Systems (A&I) Program at NMJC Thrives with a New Vision
The Automation & Industrial Systems (A&I) program at New Mexico Junior College (NMJC) has undergone a transformative journey, marked by the addition of Stephen Calderon as its new Instructor on July 1, 2023, and a strategic rebranding initiative from Instrumentation & Controls to A&I. These changes, implemented over the past seven months, have brought great results, positioning the program for amazing growth within NMJC’s Workforce Development Division.
VIDEO: Panhandle Plains Historical Museum welcomes Dali’s Wonderland exhibition
The Panhandle Plains Historical Museum is introducing a new exhibition to its Bugbee Gallery on Thursday.
Tyler Vargas' fourth-quarter flurry sparks Plains boys in long-awaited win over New Home
PLAINS — Tyler Vargas was admittedly frustrated after being held scoreless the first three quarters of Tuesday's critical showdown. Coming off a game with seven 3-pointers, the Plains senior entered confident but couldn't get any looks to fall early against New Home. Vargas kept thinking about his coach's words. ...
The gas price fluctuate between $3.05 and $3.09 in Lovington as of 2024-02-16. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.284, a week ago the price is $3.166 , according to AAA.
The United Family announces Lovington Alberton’s opening for 2025
The United Family announced its plan to build its newest Albertsons Market location in Lovington, New Mexico. It will be located at the southwest corner of Highway 82 and North Main Street.
Laredo man sentenced to five years in prison for deadly 2022 I-20 crash
MIDLAND Midland County District Attorney Laura Nodolf announced in a Friday news release that a 34-year-old Laredo man was sentenced late Thursday to a term of 5 years in prison and a $5000 fine by a Midland County jury. Jesus Castanon was charged in case number CR58805 with the felony...
Today the gas price is close to $3.09 in Tatum as of 2024-02-10. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.183, a week ago the price is $3.150 , according to AAA.
New Home, February 16 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Plains High School basketball team will have a game with New Home High School on February 16, 2024, 18:00:00 CST.
NM ranks dead last in child well-being
Yet again, New Mexico is ranked last. This time it’s for the overall well-being of New Mexican children. The National and New Mexico 2023 Kids Count Data Book analyzes how children and families are doing regarding economic well-being, education, health and family and community, creating a snapshot in time of our county, state and country with those metrics.