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  1. Pancho Villa's motorcycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Desert Exposure

    ... against U.S. troopers armed with the latest in fully automatic machine guns. Villa's pre-dawn guerilla attack on Columbus, N.M., was only the second time - counting the War of 1812 -the territory of the United States was ever invaded by a foreign ...

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  2. Camp Furlong Day at the parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Deming Headlight

    Headlight File Photo Riders travel great distances from deep Mexico to participate in the annual Cabalgate Binacional trek into Columbus, NM each year in a show of goodwill between the two countries. This year's event will be held on Saturday, March 7, along with the Camp Furlong Day event at Pancho Villa State Park.

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  3. Community Calendar: Wednesday, Feb. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Deming Headlight

    The Friendship Club meets at 11:30 a.m. for lunch on the first Tuesday of each month. The group will meet at Sunrise Kitchen on Columbus next week.

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  4. All aboard for the Mimbres-Paquime ConnectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Deming Headlight

    ... s Beam is a tribute to career newspaperman and former editor of the Headlight Harold Cousland. Newly elected Columbus Mayor Philip Skinner initiated a Mimbres-Paquime Connection comeback in an effort to bring economic growth and revenue to his ...

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  5. Mimbres-Paquime Connection resurfacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Deming Headlight

    This delegation from the United States visited Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico, as part of a new tourist initiative to re-light the Mimbres-Paquime Connection. COLUMBUS, N.M. >> Columbus Mayor Philip Skinner has plans to revitalize the Mimbres-Paquime Connection tourist loop, with a twist.

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  6. Lenten season begins todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Deming Headlight

    Lenten Season begins today in Deming and Luna County with the distribution of ashes at three area churches. DEMING >> Today's Ash Wednesday distribution at two Catholic churches in Deming - and one in Columbus, NM - marks the beginning of the Lenten Season for members of the Catholic faith.

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  7. Community Calendar: Wednesday, Feb. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Deming Headlight

    ... do for you. For more information call Carol at 575-94-3713. Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Knights of Columbus will not be having their annual Lenten fish fry at Holy Family on Fridays. The Knights want to thank those who supported the ...

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  8. Community Calendar: Wednesday, Feb. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Deming Headlight

    ... 28 at PC Concepts located at 420 E. Spruce St. Bring your DD214. Semper Fi! Tumbleweed Theater, 205 Broadway in Columbus, proudly presents "Diary of Adam & Eve" written by Mark Twain, produced by John and Jonni McClure and starring Algernon ...

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  9. Budget request includes new portRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Deming Headlight

    WASHINGTON, D.C. >> U.S. Senators Tom Udall, D-NM, and Martin Heinrich, D-NM, issued a joint press release Wednesday in which they strongly support President Obama's 2016 budget request to invest $85,645,000 to construct a new replacement Port of Entry in Columbus, N.M. The construction project includes a new main building, commercial and noncommercial inspection facilities, pedestrian crossing and export facilities. The request now must be approved by Congress.

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  10. Budget request includes new portRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Deming Headlight

    WASHINGTON, D.C. >> U.S. Senators Tom Udall, D-NM, and Martin Heinrich, D-NM, issued a joint press release Wednesday in which they strongly support President Obama's 2016 budget request to invest $85,645,000 to construct a new replacement Port of Entry in Columbus, N.M. The construction project includes a new main building, commercial and noncommercial inspection facilities, pedestrian crossing and export facilities. The request now must be approved by Congress.

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  11. Little Argus: Feb. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    ... A taco plate fundraiser for youth activities is planned from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at the Knights of Columbus hall, 606 W. Shaw. Plates with three tacos, beans and rice are $8, dine-in, carry-out or deliver. Info: Angie Lopez, ...

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  12. Udall, Heinrich support proposed $85 million NM port of entryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Business Journal

    ... behind a budget request by President Obama to appropriate over $85 million for a new replacement port of entry in Columbus, N.M. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich threw their support behind a budget request by President Barack Obama to ...

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  13. New trustees for First Aero Squadron FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Deming Headlight

    COLUMBUS, N.M. >> The First Aero Squadron Foundation may be taxiing toward the runway and soon ready for takeoff toward preserving a bit of aviation history in Columbus, NM. Four new trustees have been added to the foundation as planning intensifies toward the century celebration for the "Cradle of American Air Power."

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  14. Little Argus: Feb. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    ... and polo shirt plus one-year membership to Friends of Living Desert. Info: 887-5516. Taco plates: The Knights of Columbus will hold a taco plate fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at the hall, 606 W. Shaw. Plates are $8, dine-in, ...

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  15. Parents are focus in teaching kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Deming Headlight

    ... ages 4-5 can attend class if they begin kindergarten in Aug. of this year. In 2013, a group of retired Deming and Columbus teachers pooled their services with civic leaders and nonprofit organizations to host literacy nights in the Deming Public ...

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  16. Cocaine seizure at port of entryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Courtesy Photo Small bundles of cocaine were discovered Friday by U.S. Customs agents concealed in pre-packed boxes of cement mix at the port of entry near Columbus, NM. COLUMBUS, N.M. >> Suspicious packaging of a joint cement box caught by an observant U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operation officer led to the arrest of a Las Cruces man and confiscation of a large sum of cocaine last week.

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  17. Snow falling in Las Cruces, roads slick around southern NMRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... All other routes remain under wet and icy in spots; NM 26 Hatch to Deming, US 180 Deming to Hurley, NM 11 Deming to Columbus, NM 152 and NM 15 north of Silver City, and NM 159 Cliff. According to police scanner traffic, officers are responding to ...

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  18. CBP: Nearly 14 pounds of cocaine seized at NM portRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Federal authorities say nearly 14 pounds of cocaine has been seized at the Columbus port of entry in New Mexico. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers asked if the driver of a car was transporting anything from Mexico.

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  19. Las Crucen arrested at Columbus port after cocaine seizureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    COLUMBUS, N.M. >> U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Columbus port of entry made a 13.6 pound cocaine seizure Friday and arrested a Las Cruces man, according to a CBP news release . The estimated street value of the seized contraband was $435,000, officials said.

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  20. Border officers: Las Cruces man smuggled cocaine hidden in cementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | KOB-TV

    Border officers working at the Columbus, New Mexico port of entry seized 13.6 pounds of cocaine hidden inside boxes of joint cement Friday. According to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office, officers discovered the cocaine in a Chevrolet Cavalier attempting to cross the border from Mexico.

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