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5 hrs ago | Deming Headlight

Two native sons serve in our armed forces

Pvt. Julian Lujan, 18, of Deming, graduated from boot camp in the United States Marine Crops on July 11, 2014, at the Recruit Depot in San Diego, CA.

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Related Topix: Deming, NM, Camp Pendleton, US Military, US Army

6 hrs ago | Deming Headlight

David Velez rallies community for 'Night Out' in Deming

Eagle Scout candidate David Velez, 14, an incoming freshman at Deming High School, invited Deming Mayor Benny Jasso to the National Night Out Against Crime event.

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Related Topix: Deming, NM

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Deming Headlight

County trims personnel to balance budget

With the help of reductions to staff benefits and conservative spending, the Luna County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the county's budget during a special meeting on Tuesday.

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Deming Headlight

Donate school supplies for local students

Headlight File Photo The Deming Fire Department fleet will use one of its fire trucks for Friday's "Fill the Fire Engine" event at the Walmart Superstore parking lot.

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Related Topix: Deming, NM, Family, Kids

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Deming Headlight

DHS student schedules ready

Soon, the dog days of summer will be only a distant memory for Luna County students returning back to school on August 18. Deming High School resumes classes on Monday, Aug. 18, and administrators remind students and parents they can pick up schedules from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at the DHS main campus lobby for grades 10 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Columbus, NM, Deming, NM

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Deming Headlight

Headlight's Beam: Hope you didn't miss out on busy weekend

That lame excuse is getting old each day, thanks in part to new leadership from three entities that have a chance to create growth and prosperity in Deming and Luna County.

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Related Topix: Deming, NM, Western New Mexico University, Silver City, NM, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Deming Headlight

Deming Boy Scouts honor Scout Richard Gilmore

Richard "Dick" Gilmore was an honorary guest of the Deming Boy Scouts during their Celebration of Life Walk in the community's support in the fight against cancer.

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Related Topix: Deming, NM

Deming Headlight

WNMU to celebrate Deming branch

Western New Mexico University staffer Vanessa Molina took on a hula hoop challenge back in 2012 when Deming residents were treated to a cookout as part of the university's tour of the southern half of the state.

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Related Topix: Deming, NM, Western New Mexico University

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Deming Headlight

Master Gardener certification offered through county extension service

Applicants are required to complete the 15-week Master Gardener classes and a 50-hour internship, which consists of 25 hours of answering questions on the hotline and 25 hours of additional community-based volunteer activities.

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Silver City Sun-News

Court appointed special advocates

Stepping forward to address the needs of children, two Luna County employees have been sworn into the Court Appointed Special Advocate program.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Deming Headlight

Two walk away from plane crash near Columbus

An early morning plane crash near the Hacienda Sur Luna air park sent a woman to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, while the pilot was lucky enough to walk away from the crash.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Columbus, NM

Wed Jul 16, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Police: Man fatally shot by US deputy had BB gun

Albuquerque police say an alleged probation violator threatened a deputy U.S. marshal with a BB gun before the deputy marshal shot him.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Deming Headlight

Commissioners to consider Hunger Week resolution

The Luna County Board of Commissioners will consider a resolution Thursday declaring the week of July 14 as New Mexico Hunger Week.

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Related Topix: Deming, NM

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Grant County Beat

Scattered showers and thunderstorms continuing to develop over Southwest New Mexico 071114

Scattered Showers And Strong Thunderstorms Have Developed Over Southwest New Mexico From The Bootheel Into Luna County...And From Western And Northern Dona Ana County Into Sierra County.

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Related Topix: Weather, Dona Ana County, NM, Sierra County, NM

Deming Headlight

Volunteer firefighter driving Luna County vehicle charged with DUI

DEMING >> A Luna County Florida Mountain volunteer firefighter registered a blood-alcohol content more than two times the legal limit after the county vehicle he was driving was pulled over by a Deming Police officer.

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Related Topix: Deming, NM

Deming Headlight

Land Commish Powell wants another term

Ray Powell is hoping his previous 10 years of experience as New Mexico land commissioner will secure him another sting in the New Mexico general elections in November.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, Tufts University

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Deming Headlight

Ag. lease renewal workshop is Monday

An Agriculture Lease Renewal Workshop is scheduled to help State Land Office lessees fill out renewal applications in Deming on Monday.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Deming, NM, Santa Fe, NM

Deming Headlight

Ag. lease renewal workshop is Monday

An Agriculture Lease Renewal Workshop is scheduled to help State Land Office lessees fill out renewal applications in Deming on Monday.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Deming, NM

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

City official IDs man fatally shot by US deputy

An Albuquerque official has identified an alleged probation violator fatally shot by a deputy U.S. marshal in Albuquerque last week.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Texas man takes fatal fall in mountains near Deming

DEMING >> A Houston, Texas, man fell to his death Monday at Spring Canyon State Park, 15 miles south of Deming adjacent to Rockhound State Park.

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Related Topix: Deming, NM

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