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Homeowner evicts tenant; discovers 80 dogs living in deplorable conditions
DEMING, N.M. (KRQE) - An animal hoarder with a history of animal cruelty has apparently been posing as a sanctuary in Deming. Now, the owner of the property has shutdown the deplorable operation, and has become tasked with cleaning up the mess and figuring out what to do with the 80 dogs.
Luna County attorney puts new animal ordinance on hold
DEMING – Luna County Attorney Charles Kretek was to give an update on an animal ordinance draft to the board of commissioners during a work session on Thursday, but after meeting with local animal advocates and receiving numerous documents and ordinance samples from surrounding counties and cities,
Roller derby comes to Deming High for 'Read 'n Roll' literacy event on Friday, Dec. 14
DEMING – Information Nation has partnered with Deming High Librarian Teresa Ortiz to bring the Read 'n Roll Literacy event on to DHS on Friday, Dec. 14. Ortiz has been working with the Information Nation to bring an event of this magnitude to the school and tying the roller derby phenomena with lite
Tucson's Pancho Villa statue survives another push to be removed
The Pancho Villa statue in downtown Tucson withstood another challenge last week after a dozen Tucsonans spoke in its defense. The most recent challenge to the statue was framed as a 37-year-old procedural error. Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog group based in Washington, D.C., said city of T
Deming High Wildcat wrestlers take on field at Las Cruces Invitational Tournament
DEMING – Second-year wrestling head coach Philip Almanza has an opportunity to shape a winner at Deming High School. Coach Almanza returns five Wildcats from last year’s program and three of them placed at the Class 5A State Tournament in 2017.
Human Society working to save dogs at makeshift animal shelter in Southern NM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- Luna County commissioners met Thursday to address a makeshift animal shelter outside of Deming, where more than a dozen dogs were found dead. Randy Pirie owns the land. However, his two renters turned the property into the so-called animal shelter.
Deming High JV 'Cat cheerleader performs at Disney World in Orlando, FL.
DEMING –Ayelen Moreno was given the opportunity of a lifetime through Wildcat Cheer. The 16-year junior at Deming High School achieved All-American status as a junior varsity cheerleader during a summer Universal Cheer Association camp held in July in Deming. Moreno was selected based on performance
The Most Unique Visitors Center In New Mexico Is Certainly Worth A Special Trip
Do you ever stop to think about the electricity or water that you use every day? Most of us just flip a switch, turn on the tap, or flush the toilet without a second thought. Of course, once you open that electric bill and budget for your water bill, you might be a little more interested in looking
Sixth Judicial judges disqualify themselves from Luna County Manager's preceding case
DEMING – All honorable judges have noted themselves as unqualified to arbitrate the case of Luna County Manager Ira Pearson. Sixth Judicial Court Judges William J. Perkins, Jennifer E. DeLaney, J. C. Robinson and Jarod K. Hofacket have all recused themselves from Pearson’s preceding case due to a co
Visit the Tree of Hope before Christmas in Deming and Columbus, NM
DEMING – The Tree of Hope sits at three locations in Luna County; Peppers Supermarket, 812 E. Florida St., in Deming; San Jose Grocery Store at 401 Jesus Carreon St. in Columbus; and Diaz Produce at 2485 Silver City Highway (US 180) north of Deming.
Deming City Council hears street work update
DEMING – City Council addressed a busy November ledger at Monday’s meeting at the John Strand Municipal Building, 301 S. Gold St. Council members approved the appointment of Alexi Jackson as the new Community Services Director to replace Bryan Reedy who resigned the position. The amendment will exec
Local law enforcement get in holiday spirit with Shop with a Cop program in Deming, NM
DEMING — A Luna County Detention Center Officer escorted an 11-year-old girl throughout the aisles of the Deming Walmart – not for any type of wrongdoing, but because she, among other elementary school students, has stolen the hearts of local community members.
Animal Control Ordinance update to be among agenda items for Luna County work session
DEMING – The Luna County Board of Commissioners will meet for a work session at 9 a.m. on Thursday, December 13, at the Luna County Courthouse, 700, S. Silver Avenue. No action item will be taken during the work session. Agenda and other necessary items will be discussed:
Gage Gophers 4-H makes sizable donation to Luna County Healing House
Members of the Gage Gophers 4-H Club collected new toys and gifts for children at Healing House this Christmas. Club members donated a total of 16 items to the local domestic violence shelter. Standingfrom left are: Madison Stevens, Roy Scott Chandler, Calleigh Sweetser, Ciera Wood, Sam Hofacket, Jo
New Mexico toddler shoots infant in face in motel room; mother, boyfriend face charges, police say
A New Mexico couple is facing charges after an unsupervised 3-year-old boy accidentally shot his 8-month-old sister in the face Saturday while the children's mom and her boyfriend were in the shower, police said.
St. Clair Winery and community step up for Cancer Warriors
DEMING – Just in time for Christmas, St. Clair Winery presented a check to Cancer Support of Deming and Luna County Inc. from the proceeds of its St. Clair Winefest for the eighth consecutive year. The local non-profit provides a variety of support to cancer patients in the community. They also prov
Deming High basketball teams close out tournament play at Artesia, NM
DEMING – Deming High basketball teams are coming off the tournament trail to close out the non-district portion of their schedules. The Lady ‘Cat varsity collected a pair of wins at the City of Champions Tournament in Artesia before losing in the championship game to Seminole, Texas by a 68-58 count
Annual Green Tea event raises money for Deming-Luna-Mimbres Museum
DEMING – Community members came out in support of the Deming-Luna-Mimbres Museum on Sunday during the annual Green Tea fundraising event. Hundreds filled the three-story structure at 301 S. Silver Street that was once the Deming National Guard Armory built in 1916.
Here are our 2019 Contractor of the Year finalists
has named its 2019 Contractor of the Year finalists, ushering in the 19th year of the program. Each year, the editors of Equipment World vet Contractor of the Year applications from across the country, examining each contractor’s references, business acumen, equipment management practices, attention
Luna County ready to greet 350 kids for annual Shop with a Cop event at Deming Walmart
DEMING – Local law enforcement and first responders are on-call Saturday for the annual Luna County Shop with a Cop event slated for 8 a.m. at the Deming Walmart, 1021 E. Pine Street. Over 350 students in the Deming Public Schools will be treated to a holiday shopping spree, courtesy of the Luna Cou