Elks’ Bingo is back
Deming Elks Lodge 2750 will host smoke-free Bingo for the public at 6:30 pm on Monday, March 14 at the lodge, 3401 Raymond Reed Blvd. Doors open at 5:30 pm and early-bird games begin at 6 pm
Payouts for first occasion total $ 1,150. Second occasion payouts can be as much as $ 1,725, counting a winner-take-all game and a top three lines game that can equal $ 500. Thirty-five numbers will be called for the $ 500 prize or a $ 200 consolation for winning after 35 numbers have been called.
Come and play Deming Elks Bingo. Ask about the Frequent Players’ Card. The snack bar will be open, and no outside food or drinks will be allowed.
There will be smoke breaks. You can also ask about membership in Deming Elks Lodge 2750.
The Democratic Party of Luna County invites you to join them at their monthly meeting at 6 pm on Tuesday, March 15 in the banquet room of the La Fonda Restaurant, 601 E. Pine St. in Deming, NM.
In addition to usual business, there will be brief presentations on the 2022 New Mexico Legislative Session and the work of Blue CD 2NM. Candidates for the upcoming June primary may also stop by to speak.
Republican Party meets
The Luna County Republican Party will meet at 10 am on Saturday, March 12 at the Republican Headquarters located at 112 E. Spruce St. in Deming. The public is invited, bring a friend.
The Republican Party meets on the second Saturday of each month.
Lenten fish fry
The Knights of Columbus, Council 4256 of Holy Family Catholic Church, will be conducting a Lenten Fish Fry from 4 to 6 pm today and on every Friday through April 8, 2022.
Dinners will cost $ 9 each and be served at the parish hall, 615 S. Copper St. in Deming. Dinners include fried fish Coleslaw, baked potato or French Fries and a dinner roll and iced tea or coffee.
Art lessons for beginners and the experienced are offered at the First Christian Fellowship Hall, 119 W. Maple St. in Deming. Classes at $ 10 and held from 1 to 3 pm every Monday.
Instructor is Dorothy Waddell. Call: 575-546-4555.
Opiate addiction help
The opiate epidemic is an ongoing issue that doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon. Fentanyl is being laced in drugs, including marijuana, to get the consumer addicted and returning to the supplier for more.
If you or a loved one are struggling with Fentanyl addiction, reach out for help as soon as possible. We can help you get your life back on track and learn to live a drug free life.
To learn more about the growing opiate epidemic, visit:
Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family. Call today for free screenings or referrals. 1- 800-431-1754.
Free COVID test kits
Luna County is offering free home COVID-19 test kits to our employees and the public. They are available for pick up from the security desk at the Luna County Courthouse at 700 S. Silver St.
State police checkpoints
The New Mexico State Police will be conducting sobriety checkpoints, saturation patrols, and registration, insurance, and driver’s license checkpoints in all New Mexico counties during the month of March 2022.
The NMSP is bringing awareness to these events to reduce alcohol related fatalities through continued media attention and intensive advertising. These checkpoints are helping to change society’s attitude about drinking and driving.
Hundreds of lives could be saved each year if every driver had the courage to make the right decision not to drink and drive.
For any trash clean-up request concerns please visit: https://lunanm.seamlessdocs.com/f/4 801zc7c8yki.
Convenience Station hours are 8 am to 4 pm on Tuesday through Friday, and from 8 am to noon on Saturdays.
Luna County Office of the Emergency Manager is doing a community launch of its notification system. Sign up to get alerts at http://ready.lunacountynm.us/.
Senior Protective Services
Persons with dementia are vulnerable to abuse, neglect and exploitation. Call the Adult Protective Services Statewide Intake at 1-866-654-3219 to report suspected abuse, neglect, or exploitation.
The Long-Term Care Ombudsman program advocates for the civil and human rights of residents living in long-term care facilities in New Mexico .. To reach an Ombudsman contact: nmaging.state.nm.us.