17 hrs ago
Robert Duck trains winners from coast to coast
Great American Duck Race legend Robert Duck trains ducks for his traveling duck race shows.
19 hrs ago
Codi Keeler wears 2014 Duck Queen crown as "Ducky Williams"
Codi Keeler waddled her way to $850 and a one-night stay at the Faywood Hot Springs Resort when she was crowned the 2014 Great American Duck Race Queen at Thursday's Deming Meidcal Community Duck Royalty Pageant at the Deming Public Schools Auditorium.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
The Grant County Beat
Silver City Town Council Approves F Street Sewer Improvement Project
In the Aug. 20 Silver City Town Council meeting, Gregory Bond spoke to the Council concerning signs on Bullard Street for his off-Bullard business.
Editorial: New Catholic parish will aid growing area
The first Mass will be delivered Sunday in a building designed more for strengthening the body than the spirit.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
A waddle through duck race history
The late Harold Cousland was one of the "Founding Feathers" of the Great American Duck Race in Deming.
Five more things to do
The Movies in the Canyon series at McKelligon Canyon Amphitheater in El Paso will show "Monsters Inc." on Friday and "Finding Nemo" on Saturday.
New Mexico Wineries receives federal grant
Deming-based New Mexico Wineries Inc., which owns the St. Clair Winery and Bistro, will receive $50,000 from the USDA.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Deming Police building stronger ties in community
Ty Fetrow and his dad, Deming Police officer James Fetrow, enjoy quality time together during the July Summer Splash Community Picnic, hosted by the Deming Police Department at Scout Park.
Volunteers needed for county fire dept.
Luna County volunteer fire fighter Kevin Kelly tends to a brush fire. For more information on becoming a volunteer, contact Luna County at 575-546-0494 or visit the manager's office at the Luna County Courthouse, 700 S. Silver Ave. In the tinderbox of dry brush blanketing Luna County, a quick, comprehensive response by local firefighters can make ... (more)
The Grant County Beat
Gila/San Francisco Water Commission tables or approves agenda items
With a quorum on hand, the Gila/San Francisco Water Commission was able to complete several items of business at its meeting Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
County has handle on security, trash
Luna County and the Deming-Luna County Chamber of Commerce partnered on a trash barrel decorating contest in 2012 to help beautify the city's trash recepticles.
LEF binds duck race partnership
Courtesy Photo Members of the Great American Duck Race Committee pose with 35th annual Great American Duck Race corporate sponsor Luna Energy Facility staff.
Shippers say goodbye to standard bag sizes
Onion shippers are prepared to pack in a variety of sizes and styles. In fact, some shippers have said that despite some trends, standard sizes have gone out the window.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Deming vineyards celebrates 10 years in Luna County
Luna Rossa Winery celebrated its 10-year anniversary in Deming and Luna County. The winery's owners, Paolo and Sylvia D'Andrea noted the event by hosting a tasting with family and friends.
Cookie Jar finds niche in town
Patricia Prince left a 22-year teaching career in California to share her two grandmother's baking recipes at The Cookie Jar, 113 S. Silver Avenue.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Las Cruces Sun-News
Editorial: Get creative to keep spaceport tax money here
We're not convinced that county commissioners have found the right solution to save the portion of spaceport tax funds now going to local schools, but we do agree that a solution needs to be found.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
'Hope You Dance' Ball targets cancer awareness
What do fine dining, live entertainment and today's fashion have to do with cancer awareness? Everything if you Joanna Costilla with Cancer Support Group of Deming and Luna County Inc. Residents are invited to dress up in their finest attire and support cancer patients of Luna County during the group's signature kick-off event of the fund-raising ... (more)
New teachers complete two-day induction
Deming Public Schools Associate Superintendent of Human Resources speaks to the district's newest teachers during a two-day Mentor Induction Program for training.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Deming Moose 2088 hosted Back Pack Bingo for kids
Deming Moose 2088 recently held its annual Backpack Bingo for school children. Pictured from left, are Women of the Moose member Mary Helen Allison, Benny Garcia, girls in back is unidentified, Cierra Valdespino, Aubrey Almanza and Felicity Krol.
Chamber hosted ribbon cutting at new Walgreens
Members of the community welcomed Walgreens to the Deming downtown business district.