Alma Feil Hospice Inc. serving families
Terminally ill patients in Deming and Luna County have the opportunity to die with dignity in their own home, with loved ones nearby thanks in part to Alma Feil Hospice Inc.
State awards contract for Juvenile Community Corrections
Border Area Mental Health Services has again been awarded a state contract to manage a unique program designed to assist adjudicated youth in Southwest New Mexico who are on probation status and at risk of further involvement with the state's juvenile justice system.
NM Cattle Growers to Meet in Socorro
Sun-News photo by Norm Dettlaff James Hervol, 53, left, Courtney Head, 26, and Mackenzie Head, 7, stir up dust as they drive the cattle into the Mashed O Ranch corral south of Deming last week.
Oquiz family feeds New Mexico's hungry
While watching the news one evening, Arnold Orquiz was taken back to hear how many children in the state of New Mexico go hungry each and every day.
Thu May 23, 2013
Senators defend hold harmless elimination
Ready to dodge verbal bullets from a room full of county and municipal officials, two New Mexico legislators who worked on a tax reform bill earlier this year that will cut tax revenues for many communities, pleaded their case during the Mayors' Summit Meeting Thursday in Ruidoso.
Tue May 21, 2013
A fresh, new look for our readers
Readers will notice a fresh, new look in the Deming Headlight Wednesday. It is our hope that readers will have an easier time navigating the pages of the Headlight for local, state and national content.
Alzheimer's Assn. offers classes at Sr. Center
The Alzheimer's Association New Mexico Chapter will present a Support Group Day Class - Final Stage Care- from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday at the Deming Senior Center, 800 S. Granite St.
Sat May 18, 2013
Las Cruces Sun-News
Their view: Tax bill or special session
Passage of a package of tax-reform bills in the closing seconds of the just-concluded legislative session, without most lawmakers having the opportunity to read or fully comprehend the bill, was better than the alternative, Sen.
Fri May 17, 2013
National Commander James Koutz of The American Legion can be seen shaking hands with Post Commander Jake Varnhagen during his recently visited to the Deming American Legion Bataan Post No.
Police, schools work toward emergency preparedness
Deming Police Chief Brandon Gigante said Lt. Det. Matt Rudiger and Sgt. Cody Ayon have spent the past several months meeting with personnel at every school site in the city to train teachers, staff and administrators on what to do in the case of a violent act at their school site.
KOB-TV New Mexico
Lawmakers say tax cut bill OK despite inaccurate info
That's the word from state legislative finance leaders after the governor's finance chief admitted he mistakenly gave lawmakers inaccurate information about the big tax cut bill that passed in the final hours of the legislative session back in March.
From shovel to mouse
The Diaz Farms produce stand started out as a 6'x6' table near the Hatch Highway NM Highway 26) in 1981.
Local couple donates collection to Silver City Public Library
Deming residents Robert and Wilma Knox, in Bungle Bungle, Australia. The couple recently donated a collection of books and research material on Lt.
Thu May 16, 2013
Family gathers for Emma Mae Barker's 101st
Mimbres Memorial Hospital and Nursing Home is celebrating National Nursing Home Week by recognizing resident Emma Barker as the oldest mama resident.
Team Red Rover
Team Red Rover, the largest contingent of walkers who took part in the 2013 Celebration of Life Cancer Walk on April 27, in Deming, were also the top walkers for the event.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Grant County Beat
WNMU Regents approve agenda items, including the FY 2013-14 budget
During the continuation of the Western New Mexico University Board of Regents' meeting, approvals were given for several items of business, including acquiring land, new degrees, program closure and changes, promotion and tenure and the budget.
Scholarship Night to award DHS seniors
Scholarship awards and student recognition will be in order when Deming High School hosts its annual Scholarship and Awards Night at 7 p.m. Monday, May 20, in the Deming Public Schools Auditorium.
NM short 100,000 jobs from recession rebound
New Mexico has lost 42,700 jobs since the Great Recession began, but the state's jobs deficit is more than double that number.
Digging into Deming's past
The Deming Writing Group will have a book signing from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Waymaker Coffee Shop, 110 S. Gold St.