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Fall Native Plant sale accepting pre-orders

Fall is just around the corner and the Friends of Rockhound State Park want to let everyone know that they will be hosting a fall Native Plant Sale in September at the park.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Deming Headlight

Sgt. David Townsend receives elite jail certification

Sgt. David Townsend, left, was recognized by Luna County Detention Center Director Matthew Elwell for receiving his National Jail Officer Certification at a recent Luna County Board of Commissioners meeting.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Deming Headlight

Volunteers needed for county fire dept.

Luna County volunteer fire fighter Kevin Kelly tends to a brush fire. For more information on becoming a volunteer, contact Luna County at 575-546-0494 or visit the manager's office at the Luna County Courthouse, 700 S. Silver Ave. In the tinderbox of dry brush blanketing Luna County, a quick, comprehensive response by local firefighters can make ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Deming, NM

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Toxicology Report: Meth found in system of man shot by US marshal

A man shot and killed by a U.S. deputy marshal in July had a large amount of methamphetamine in his bloodstream at the time of the shooting, according to the Office of the Medical Investigator's toxicology report .

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Deming Headlight

County has handle on security, trash

Luna County and the Deming-Luna County Chamber of Commerce partnered on a trash barrel decorating contest in 2012 to help beautify the city's trash recepticles.

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Deming Headlight

LEF binds duck race partnership

Courtesy Photo Members of the Great American Duck Race Committee pose with 35th annual Great American Duck Race corporate sponsor Luna Energy Facility staff.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Deming Headlight

Deming vineyards celebrates 10 years in Luna County

Luna Rossa Winery celebrated its 10-year anniversary in Deming and Luna County. The winery's owners, Paolo and Sylvia D'Andrea noted the event by hosting a tasting with family and friends.

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Deming Headlight

Deming vineyards celebrates 10 years in Luna County

Luna Rossa Winery celebrated its 10-year anniversary in Deming and Luna County. The winery's owners, Paolo and Sylvia D'Andrea noted the event by hosting a tasting with family and friends.

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Deming Headlight

District court to hold Juror Orientation

Have you recently received a juror summons in the mail? It is in your best interest to not throw that notice away - attendance is mandatory.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Deming Headlight

'Hope You Dance' Ball targets cancer awareness

What do fine dining, live entertainment and today's fashion have to do with cancer awareness? Everything if you Joanna Costilla with Cancer Support Group of Deming and Luna County Inc. Residents are invited to dress up in their finest attire and support cancer patients of Luna County during the group's signature kick-off event of the fund-raising ... (more)

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Deming Headlight

New teachers complete two-day induction

Deming Public Schools Associate Superintendent of Human Resources speaks to the district's newest teachers during a two-day Mentor Induction Program for training.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Deming Headlight

Chamber hosted ribbon cutting at new Walgreens

Members of the community welcomed Walgreens to the Deming downtown business district.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Deming Headlight

Crop duster crashes outside of Columbus

A pilot out of Texas went down with his crop-dusting single engine plane at about 8:30 a.m. at the private air strip located at mile post six north of Columbus.

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Related Topix: Columbus, NM, Agriculture, Science, Deming, NM, Air Accidents

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Deming Headlight

Luna County notes World Breast Feeding Appreciation Week

Robert Fernandez holds his three-month-old daughter, Elizabeth, at the Parents as Teachers Breast Feeding Appreciation Day held Friday at the Luna County Courthouse Park.

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KRQE Albuquerque

Report: State slow to start child visit program

New Mexico's embattled child welfare agency has been slow to set up home visiting services two years after winning a federal grant, a new evaluation said.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, McKinley County, NM, Quay County, NM

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Deming Headlight

HELP-NM enrollment drive underway

Headlight File Photo HELP-NM Deming and the Head Start programs in Luna County are now registering students for their programs.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Deming Headlight

Luna County Sheriff's Office upgrades personnel

The Luna County Sheriff's Office recently hired eight new deputies and promoted eight staff members within the department.

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Related Topix: Deming, NM, Hidalgo County, NM, Grant County, NM

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Deming Headlight

Republicans meet Saturday

The Luna County Republicans invite you to the August meeting at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Republican Headquarters, 112 E. Spruce St. This is an election year and at this meeting members will be going over information about candidates and their offices.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Deming Headlight

Animal Guardians on fundraising trail

Deming Animal Guardians has been serving Luna County since 1991. DAG's focus is on assisting indigent pet owners to be able to take proper care of their animals.

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Deming Headlight

DAC hosts photo show through Aug.

Ann McMahon's photo "Red Sky in the Morning" was selected as the People's Choice winner at the August show hosted by the Deming Art Council.

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Related Topix: Deming, NM, Photography, Arts, Columbus, NM, Silver City, NM

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