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  1. Community Briefs: Friday, March 27Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Deming Headlight

    You are invited to the next meeting of the Columbus Coalition at noon on Thursday, April 2, at the Tumbleweed Theater in Columbus, NM. The Deming Garden club will meet at 1:30 p.m. April 6, at the Deming Senior Center, 800 S. Granite St. Guest speaker will be Jim Laupin of Hillsboro, NM who will speak about succulents.

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  2. Almanac for Thursday, March 19, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | UPI

    ... Bruce Willis in 1955 (age 60);. In 1916, eight Curtiss "Jenny" planes of the First Aero Squadron took off from Columbus, N.M., to aid troops that had invaded Mexico in pursuit of the bandit Pancho Villa. It was the first U.S. air combat mission in ...

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  3. Community Calendar: Thursday, March 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Deming Headlight

    ... join us in celebrating these fine young artists from Luna County. The St. Michael's Council 15062 of the Knights of Columbus will host a fish sandwich dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Friday at the Holy Family Parish Center, 615 S. Copper St. The ...

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  4. State recognizes after school programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Deming Headlight

    Students find that extra time in the computer lab during the after school programs helps with home work and classroom assignments. DEMING >> Chaparral and Columbus elementary schools were two of five elementary schools in New Mexico to be recognized by the Public Education Department for its after school program during the 2013-14 school year.

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  5. Recap on Raid Day MemorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Deming Headlight

    COLUMBUS, N.M. >> A number of local citizens, and some distant New Mexicans and Texans, gathered at the grounds of the Columbus Historical Society in downtown Columbus on Sunday, March 9 to commemorate the devastating raid on the town that took place in the early morning hours of this same day 99 years ago. The raid was ordered by Mexican revolutionary General Francisco "Pancho" Villa that served to put the tiny town on the map of U. S. history.

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  6. Letters: It must be Obama's faultRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Verde Independent

    Today in history in The Arizona Republic, March 9, it read: "In 1916, Mexican raiders led by Pancho Villa attacked Columbus, N.M., killing18 Americans. Comments are not posted immediately.

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  7. Today in History: March 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | WHDH

    ... clashed for five hours to a draw at Hampton Roads, Virginia. In 1916, Mexican raiders led by Pancho Villa attacked Columbus, New Mexico, killing 18 Americans. In 1933, Congress, called into special session by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, began ...

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  8. Reflections on Columbus Raid MemorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | Deming Headlight

    Headlight File Photo During a past ceremony, wreaths were placed at the base of a monument that memorializes the Columbus citizens who were killed during Pancho Villa's raid on March 9, 1916. In the background is the reconstructed review stand that U.S. Gen.

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  9. Goodwill between neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | Deming Headlight

    Folklorico dancers Yoshera Barragal and Javier Carreon held a captive audience during one of their traditional Mexican ballets. The youth ballet folklorico was part of a day-long celebration Saturday for Camp Furlong Day and the 16th annual Cabalgata Binacional Ride from Casas Grandes, Mexico to Columbus, New Mexico.

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  10. U.S., Mexico to mark Camp Furlong Day in Columbus, N.M.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Deming Headlight file photo Riders travel from Mexico to participate in the annual Cabalgate Binacional trek into Columbvus, N.M. each year to commemorate Camp Furlong Day in a show of goodwill between the two countries. COLUMBUS, N.M. >> The plot of land that is now Pancho Villa State Park was once home to Camp Furlong during the U.S. Army's Punitive Expedition to locate Mexican General Francisco "Pancho" Villa and bring his rag-tag revolutionary army to justice following the March 9, 1916, raid on the town of Columbus.

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Community Calendar: Wednesday, Feb. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | 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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  14. All aboard for the Mimbres-Paquime ConnectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | 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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  15. Mimbres-Paquime Connection resurfacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | 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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  16. Lenten season begins todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | 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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  17. Community Calendar: Wednesday, Feb. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | 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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  18. Community Calendar: Wednesday, Feb. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | 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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  19. Budget request includes new portRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | 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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  20. Budget request includes new portRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | 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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