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Deming Police conducts active shooter exercise at old Deming High campus

Using portions of the old Deming High School campus, officers met for two days of classroom instruction and live exercises beginning Thursday, Aug. 9.

DEMING HEADLIGHT - 2018-08-15 14:15:00

Deming Public Schools provides online transportation news

Please be early to the bus stop: Traffic, weather, loading and unloading, etc. can all cause bus arrival times to vary. To ensure child safety (and that we don’t miss you) please have your child at the bus stop 10 to 15 minutes earlier then the estimated time of arrival indicated on the pass.

DEMING HEADLIGHT - 2018-08-15 13:30:00

T-shirts commemorating the 39th annual Great American Duck Race are now on sale in Deming, NM

DEMING – The highly sought after Great American Duck Race t-shirts are now available at the Deming Visitor Center, 800 E. Pine Street. The shirts have been considered collectibles over the past 38 years the GADR has been held in Deming, and the 39th edition will no doubt be a hot item comes Aug. 23-

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BREAKING: Key witness missing in Farrington trial

Former Grant County Sheriff’s Deputy Jose Sanchez, who was the lead investigator on the Cassy Farrington murder case, was subpoenaed back in July to appear as a witness to testify at trial but he has not and no one has been able to locate him.

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Copper Kettle Coffee Co. settles in downtown Deming business district

Copper Kettle Coffee Company, also known as Amanda's "baby," will have its grand opening ceremony from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Aug. 23, at 200 S. Gold Avenue.


Luna County manager, school board member charged with multiple felonies

County Manager Ira Pearson, Board of Education member Billy Ruiz, maintenance employee Jose Contreras and his supervisor Elliot Orozco are the defendants named in the criminal summons. None were arrested.The criminal complaint, filed on Tuesday, alleges that Contreras was directed to purchase plumbi


Agency looks to fill hundreds of job vacancies on border

COLUMBUS, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the largest law enforcement agency in the country, has hundreds of vacancies for law enforcement officers to fill nationwide, and El Paso and Columbus, New Mexico, are among the areas where there are job openings.


Luna County collaborates for parents' sexual health presentation in Deming, NM

A collaboration between Luna County Community Health and Well-Being and the New Mexico Department of Health is planning to change those numbers by helping parents to discuss sexual health with their children. The collaboration will host a Parents Sexual Health Presentation at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug


Fighting diabetes? Programs may help reduce risk

However, New Mexico continues to be a state plagued by the disease. Of New Mexican residents 18 or older, 10.5 percent have been diagnosed with diabetes.


Deming Pride celebrates service to community and equality in Deming, NM

DEMING – Deming Pride has made quiet an impact in the community over the past five years. By helping those less fortunate through food baskets and toy donations during the holidays, to providing Deming high seniors with scholarships toward institutes of higher learning, the local LGBTQ organization


NM Gov. Susana Martinez visits Deming High School; has lunch with local govt. officials

According to Martinez, approximately 11,000 more students across the state have been meeting their math grade levels and 15,000 more students have been meeting their reading grade levels since 2015. The Deming school district has progressed as well, with a total of 5.9 percent in math and 3.9 percen


Where to get your Hatch chile fix in Houston

Thousands of pounds of green chile has made the journey from the Hatch, NM, area to Houston as the city begins to indulge in the annual harvest of the familiar chile pepper.


Deming Public Schools continues laptop for students program at Deming High School

Deming Public Schools has eliminated other lab fees that students incurred in the past (science lab fees, art lab fees, etc.). The intent has allowed families to save, but also ensure the continuation of the one-to-one laptop initiative.


Deming man charged with animal cruelty in case involving 10 dead dogs

LCSO investigators interviewed Michael Thomas Muir, 63, an employee at the sanctuary on July 23, 2018. Muir admitted the animals had succumb due to negligence.


Crime Stoppers and law enforcement partner with company to build a safer community

Deming – Luna County Crime Stoppers, in conjunction with local law enforcement, has announced last month that they partnered with the Texas-based company, Anderson Software, to provide a more efficient way for community members to offer information to help solve and prevent crimes or other serious o


New mindset for Deming High Lady 'Cat volleyball program

The Lady ‘Cats step up into the former Class 6A ranks and will compete in a newly re-aligned District 3-5A that includes Las Cruces High, Mayfield High, Centennial High, Alamogordo and Gadsden High.


Silver City Police blotter August 7-8

Domestic Disturbance:Police took a report in the 700 block of East 13th Street after a caller said her boyfriend was in front of her vehicle, not allowing her to leave, and was hitting his grandfather.


Silver City Museum to host days for volunteers

SILVER CITY - The Silver City Museum is inviting both current volunteers and folks interested in volunteering to attend gatherings Tuesday, August 21 and Saturday, August 25, from noon to 2 p.m. in the Museum Annex, 302 W. Broadway.


Residents reminded off road vehicles not allowed on city streets in Deming, NM

In 2016 the state legislature gave municipalities the option to pass a local ordinance allowing OHVs, such as four-wheelers and certain dirt bikes, onto paved roads. The vehicles are known by several names, like all-terrain vehicles, side-by-sides, Rangers, Razors and utility task vehicles.


Balloon rally on board for Great American Duck Race weekend in Deming, NM

DEMING, N.M. – The Great American Duck Race Balloon Rally has been one of the duck race weekends greatest attractions since 1981, according to Deming-Luna County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Laurie Findley.