Two Lea County Newspapers to Merge Together

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

LEA COUNTY, NEW MEXICO - They normally cover the news, and now they're in the news as two newspapers in Lea County will soon work together.

This weekend, the Hobbs News-Sun and The Lea County Tribune announced they will be merging.

Judy Hanna, the owner of the Tribune, says the transition went into effect this past week.

Staff from both the Tribune and the News-Sun will work together at the News-Sun offices in Hobbs.

The publisher says the merger will give readers a wider variety of local news.