By the Way

By the Way

Out-of-the-Way Lea: Places Not to Miss in the County Dozens of out-of-the-way geographic, cultural, and historic places in Lea County await a vigilant observer or curious sightseer wanting to know the county like the back of his or her hand or just looking for an...
Lea County Museum Fun Run

Lea County Museum Fun Run

The first ever July 4 Lea County Museum (LCM) Fun Run in Lovington’s Chaparral Park was held in 2016. It was a spectacular event for young and old with 97 runners and that many volunteers, families, and friends who came to support the competitors. The 2017 LCM Fun Run...
From the City to the Country

From the City to the Country

One of the new Lea County Commissioners is Jonathan Sena, a youthful but experienced man from Hobbs. Keeping in mind that he is coming on board during the county’s centennial, I asked him to answer a few questions about this historic time in the history of Lea.  ...
Celebrating History

Celebrating History

Lea County residents have much to be thankful for after one hundred years of prosperity, positive growth, and, for the most part, a history book with few blemishes.   That’s not to say there are no skeletons in the closet. There certainly have been some...