Here’s a look at today’s headlines:
The Deming Elks Lodge 2750 has been paying a unique tribute to servicemen and women, selling red shirts in an effort to bring the community together. Red Shirts have been sold in the community since 2012 for people to wear on Fridays in support of the US Military and Veterans. Proceeds from the shirt sales go to those who have served and are in need of assistance. The RED, Remember Everyone Deployed, campaign began in 2007 with the objective to get members to wear red every Friday to remember all that servicemen and women do for the country.
In sports news, the pre-season polls for Lone Star Conference basketball were recently released. Both the Mustangs and the Lady ‘Stangs are expected to finish 10th, according to the poll.
A new Study from the University of New Mexico Institute for Social Research shows it actually costs less to house chronically homeless people than to leave them on the streets. Researchers say the study is one of the most comprehensive to look at the economic impact of homelessness to-date.
New Mexico True Television, a weekly travel show created to take viewers to every breathtaking corner of New Mexico, produced by Cliffdweller Digital in cooperation with the New Mexico Tourism Department, has been awarded a Regional Emmy® Award in the category of “Magazine Program – Program/Special.” The show will also be expanded to national viewership in January 2017, on “Fun Roads TV.”