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Stories with place: Hobbs
  • Xcel construction plans not hampered by oil prices 
    Updated: Apr-28-15 6:44 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Despite a swing in oil prices, a company that provides electricity to customers throughout southeastern New Mexico and West Texas says it's not backing down from plans to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in infrastructure in the region.

  • Police: 2 arrested after incident with officers in Hobbs 
    Updated: Apr-24-15 9:13 pm

    HOBBS, New Mexico - New Mexico State Police have released the names of two people involved in an incident in which one of them allegedly exchanged gunfire with two Lea County Task Force officers in Hobbs.

  • Doctor says he's met requirements for reactivating license 
    Updated: Apr-19-15 3:29 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A Hobbs obstetrician and gynecologist whose medical license was suspended after he was accused of having sex with patients and leaving some giving birth unattended has told medical regulators that he has joined a new practice.

  • Mining plan seeks 3 billion gallons of water; leaders angry 
    Updated: Apr-15-15 2:19 pm

    LOVINGTON, New Mexico - A mine in New Mexico says it needs to use 3.2 billion gallons of water over the next two years, upsetting leaders in a county of 64,000 who say it could jeopardize access to clean water for residents who already are being urged to conserve.

  • New Mexico biofuels project may get boost after water change 
    Updated: Apr-14-15 1:14 pm

    HOBBS, New Mexico - A planned biofuels project near Jal may get a boost from a new oil and gas rule approved by the New Mexico Oil Conservation Commission.

  • Efforts to rename Hobbs street after MLK hits snag 
    Updated: Apr-08-15 12:50 pm

    HOBBS, New Mexico - A Hobbs official says the southeastern New Mexico city hasn't received any formal request to rename a portion of a busy street in honor of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., putting the future of the renaming in doubt.