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The New Mexico Department of Health issued a COVID-19 update for Tuesday November 30th. There were 1,132 new cases statewide with a 7-day positivity rate of 12.7%. Locally, new COVID cases were reported as follows: Grant County with 13 new cases; Luna County with 12 new cases; Hidalgo County with 2 new cases; and Catron County with 1 new case.

The Grant County Cattle Growers, Grant County Copper Cowbelles, and the 5R Travel Center in Deming purchased market beef from the Cliff-Gila Grant County Fair Junior Livestock Sale this year and donated the meat to 5 local schools for their culinary skills classes. The Cattle Growers and 5R purchased the market beef from local 4-H student, Samuel McDonald, and shipped it to the Wilcox Packing Plant in Arizona. The processing fees were paid by the Copper CowBelles. This year the beef was awarded to Stephanie Tedford of Cliff High School, Mrs. Flores of Silver High School, Misty Pugmire of El Grito Head Start, Mrs. Liebhart of Snell Middle School in Bayard, and Mrs. Smith from Calvary Christian Academy in Silver City.

Deming MainStreet is hosting special holiday events this Saturday, December 4th that are free to the public that include the Annual Christmas Lighted Parade at 6:00 P.M., and the Community Tree Lighting event at 7:00 P.M. in front of the historic Luna County Courthouse Park pavilion. The parade will travel from Columbus Road and Spruce Streets to Gold Avenue and Luna County Courthouse Park. The Community Tree Lighting will take place immediately following Santa’s visit with children in the pavilion. Deming MainStreet is also hosting a Light-up Downtown contest for businesses. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three storefronts via community votes collected online from December 4th through 18th at

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