Missing Deming Man Found Dead
(Deming) – The Deming man reported missing earlier this week has been found dead.
Hidalgo County Sheriff Warren Walter said the body of 72-year-old Frank James Callari was found near Cloverdale, about 46 miles south of Animas, early Thursday afternoon.
Walter said two U.S. Forest Service officials were traveling on County Road 1 near the forest boundary when they came upon Callari’s black 2009 GMC Canyon pickup. Callari’s body was found about 40 yards south of the vehicle. (Click headline for full story)
La Frontera Plans to Pull Out of Deming
(Deming) – A nonprofit reportedly plans to stop providing mental health services in Deming and throughout southern New Mexico.
The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that La Frontera New Mexico would be the second Arizona-based provider to give up on New Mexico after being brought in to replace other Medicaid providers terminated under a 2013 shake-up by Gov. Susana Martinez's administration. (Click headline for full story)
Deming Students Protesting PARCC Test
(Deming) – Deming High School students are protesting the mandatory administration of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers – or PARCC – test.
DHS senior Andrew Hernandez said students would ultimately like to get rid of the PARCC test, which has replaced the Standards Based Assessment test as a graduation requirement in New Mexico. (Click headline for full story)
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