George Miller, Eunice resident, kayaks down a flooded Avenue Q in Eunice Tuesday after a rain storm. For more on this story read Thursday’s Hobbs News-Sun.
Hobbs City Park is currently undergoing a $4.8 million renovation. The project is to be completed by spring of 2018 with a new splash pad, new playground, new basketball courts, volleyball courts, and a walking trail.
The Lea County Team Roping Championship was held Sunday, July 30 at Jake McClure Arena at the Lea County Fairgrounds in Lovington, N.M. The team of Rene Cervantes and Jonathan Alvarado are the first-place average winners. The top 12 teams out of 176 entered will have a chance to win $2,000 during the Shoot-Out Round on Aug. 10.
A Hobbs News-Sun reporter took a helicopter ride over Hobbs Friday with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve.
United Way of Lea County is hosting its annual Stuff-A-Bus event from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Walgreens on Turner. The goal is to fill 2,000 backpacks that will be distributed to school children throughout Lea County.
Tim Paxton and his daughter Caitlyn Paxton of Okemah, Okla. team up together to set up this years fireworks display for the City of Hobbs Annual July Fourth Community Celebration at Harry McAdams Park. For more on the Paxton family and this year’s Hobbs fireworks display read Tuesday’s Hobbs News-Sun.