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

    1 hr ago | 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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  2. Cocaine seizure at port of entryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | 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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  3. Snow falling in Las Cruces, roads slick around southern NMRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | 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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  4. CBP: Nearly 14 pounds of cocaine seized at NM portRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 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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  5. Las Crucen arrested at Columbus port after cocaine seizureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 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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  6. Border officers: Las Cruces man smuggled cocaine hidden in cementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 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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  7. Deming Art Center keeps busy paletteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Deming Headlight

    Courtesy Photo Local sculptor Diana LeMarbe will teach a design and glaze workshop for potters today and Jan. 21, at the Deming Art Center, 100 S. Gold St. Today's class is from 1 to 4 p.m. There is a 35 fee for materials. DEMING >> Award-winning sculptor Diana LeMarbe will conduct a series of pottery classes, dealing with "Design and Glazing at the Deming Art Center, 100 S. Gold St. LeMarbe has been a life-long member of the Deming Art Council and her work has been shown throughout the southwest and treasured in Deming and Columbus, NM.

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  8. From the Archives: 1916 Packard Camp CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    ... family. It is equipped with cots, stove and cooking utensils. March 20 was eleven days after the Villistas attacked Columbus, New Mexico, in an attempt to raid the town for supplies and horses. It was a costly battle for Villa as over 80 of his men ...

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  9. Snow storm hits parts of El Paso regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | El Paso Times

    ... National Weather Service office said. About 4 p.m., a storm had dropped. 1.5 inches of snow in 20 minutes east of Columbus, N.M., the National Weather Service reported. ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - There's an extra moose alive in southcentral Alaska ...

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  10. Deming Pride brings gifts to schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | Deming Headlight

    Deming Pride organizers delivered holiday cheer to the Deming Public Schools last Thursday. Pride President Manny Carlos said the group gave 150 Christmas gifts to students in six elementary schools, and in Columbus.

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  11. Voice of the peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | Deming Headlight

    On November 26 in the early afternoon I fell and broke my hip. I asked my neighbor, Bill Pollock, for help because he is an EMT at the Columbus Fire Department.

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  12. WNMU Regents Raise TuitionRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Grant County Beat

    ... training for medical and other professions at the Deming campus. The program has classes in Silver City, Deming and Columbus, NM, as well as three campuses in Mexico, including one in Sinaloa and one in Ciudad Juarez. Regent Chairwoman Janice ...

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  13. Animal Guardians raise funds for rescued dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    DEMING >> The Deming Animal Guardians are holding two benefit raffles during the holiday season. DAG is Luna County's award-winning spay and neuter program to help control the pet population in Deming and the village of Columbus, NM.

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  14. Animal Guardians raise funds for rescued dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Deming Headlight

    DEMING >> The Deming Animal Guardians are holding two benefit raffles during the holiday season. DAG is Luna County's award-winning spay and neuter program to help control the pet population in Deming and the village of Columbus, NM.

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  15. BorderlinesRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Desert Exposure

    ... are still basically destitute. For maybe a year now I've been hearing about a 2,000-pound pile of donated beans in Columbus that the US-based orphanage Casa de Amor has been trying to transport across the border. A special problem in Palomas right ...

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  16. Columbus man faces child pornography chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Federal prosecutors say 30-year-old Samuel Elliott pleaded not guilty Tuesday during his arraignment in court in Albuquerque to eight counts related to child pornography. According to the indictment, Elliott lured the children into engaging in sexually explicit conduct between December 2012 and July of this year in Luna County.

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  17. Columbus man arraigned on child pornography chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Deming Headlight

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. >> Samuel Elliott, 30, of Columbus, N.M., was arraigned in federal court in Las Cruces on Tuesday on an indictment charging him with child pornography offenses. Elliott entered a not guilty plea to the eight-count indictment.

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  18. McClure named FASF editorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Deming Headlight

    COLUMBUS, N.M. >> July McClure is taking over the helm of the Aerodrome Newsletter from its longtime editor, Gene Valdes. McClure is an active member of the First Aero Squadron Foundation and a longtime resident of Columbus.

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  19. Art Festival sets up Saturday at Customs HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Deming Headlight

    ... that was built two months after Mexico General Francisco "Pancho" Villa raided the New Mexico border town of Columbus in March if 1916. Columbus is 30 miles south of Deming. "The T or C artist works with hemp, stones and glass beads, and will also ...

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  20. Columbus Coalition meets todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Deming Headlight

    COLUMBUS, N.M. >> You are invited to the next meeting of the Columbus Coalition at noon today, in the Tumbleweed Theater Building. If you are able to purchase your lunch at the Tumbleweed Theater it is greatly appreciated.

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