Here’s a look at today’s headlines:
The Gila Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees held a monthly meeting on Friday, October 28th. Among other business, Chief Executive Officer Brian Cunningham gave his report and highlighted a couple of items. One was an update on the activities happening around the communication plan for the mill levy.
Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest held its annual Halloween Party at the Bayard Community Center. The girls participated in games, crafts, and enjoyed good food. The girls and their families also collected about 400 pounds of food for the High Desert Humane Society.
Halloween-goers in Deming were able to stop in for a high-seas adventure. Chad Troyer, a retired Navy Officer, and wife Debbie set up a display with pirates and a ship in their yard, and nearly 300 residents stopped by the house to trick-or-treat and have their pictures taken with the haunted pirate ship. The ship made its second appearance on the 500 block of Elm Street this year.
Today, the New Mexico Department of Transportation announced a campaign to combat underage drinking in New Mexico. ZeroProof provides resources for kids, parents, teachers and the community to reduce underage drinking.
The state of New Mexico will begin issuing Real ID compliant driver’s licenses. Those new federally-compliant IDs will be issued November 14th.