Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Wobbema purchases Foster County Independent

For the first time in nearly 46 years, the Foster County Independent has changed hands to new ownership.

Amy Wobbema, publisher and sole owner of the New Rockford Transcript and Transcript Publishing, has assumed the editor/publisher position at the Independent from long-time owners Allen V. Stock and his wife, Pattie.

The Stocks have owned and operated the 139-year-old Independent since January 1...