Here’s a look at today’s headlines:
The northwestern part of Grant County was under a freeze warning from midnight until ten this morning due to a Cool Front that moved in, bringing temperatures about 10 degrees cooler than Wednesday. Affected areas included the upper Gila Valley and cities of Cliff, Buckhorn, Gila Hot Springs, and Mule Creek.
Aldo Leopold’s governing council met Tuesday evening and heard about the recent hold of the lease assistance award for Aldo’s lease agreement on the current building, as well as other school business.
The Grant County Sheriff’s Department recently made an arrest on one of New Mexico’s Most Wanted cases. 48-year-old Michael Sproule was arrested in the area of Albertson’s Shopping Center without incident and booked into the Grant County Detention Center. He was wanted for a probation violation for charges including Aggravated Burglary with a Deadly Weapon, Embesszlement of a Vehicle, Forgery, and Resisting or Evading an Officer.
Friends of the Community and the Deming Police Department have joined forces with Weaver’s Welding Service out of Las Cruces to sponsor the second annual Great Pumpkin Candy Drop at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at John T. Waits “Rabbit Park” on Deming’s north side. Gates open at 10 a.m. and a variety of activities are planned before the actual candy loads are lifted and dropped from 100 feet above the park grounds.