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  • After a sewer line break on Las Palmeras Road in Anthony, ­Doña Ana County closed the road on Friday May 8, to allow access for repairs. An unexpected delay in repairs means the road is now slated to reopen by Tuesday, May 12.

  • Media contact: Kelly Jameson, Las Cruces Public Schools  575-639-2121 • kjameson@lcps.net  

    OBJECTIVE: To streamline communication between local government agencies during the COVID-19 response. Partner organizations include city and county representatives, local hospitals, the Department of Health, jail and prison facilities, first responders, the Las Cruces Public School district, the Town of Mesilla, City of Anthony, City of Sunland Park and Village of Hatch.  

  • After a sewer line break on Las Palmeras Road in Anthony, the Doña Ana County closed the road on Friday May 8, to allow access for repairs. It will be reopened by 5 p.m.

    Las Palmeras Road will be closed 400 feet north of Shrode road and at the corner of Shrode Road and Las Palmeras. 

    Warning signs and detours will be prominently posted and guide traffic through a short detour around the closure to Highway New Mexico State Highway 478, then back to Las Palmeras Road. 

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  • Media contact: Kelly Jameson, Las Cruces Public Schools   575-639-2121     kjameson@lcps.net  

    OBJECTIVE: To streamline communication between local government agencies during the COVID-19 response. Partner organizations include city and county representatives, local hospitals, the Department of Health, jail and prison facilities, first responders, the Las Cruces Public School district, the Town of Mesilla, City of Anthony, City of Sunland Park and Village of Hatch.  

  • Doña Ana County Fire & Emergency Services responded to a structure fire caused by an electrical short that quickly spread throughout the home on the 400 block of Paseo Real Drive, in Chaparral at 3:44 p.m., on Tuesday, May 5.

  • Media contact: Kelly Jameson, Las Cruces Public Schools    575-639-2121 • kjameson@lcps.net  

    OBJECTIVE: To streamline communication between local government agencies during the COVID-19 response. Partner organizations include city and county representatives, local hospitals, the Department of Health, jail and prison facilities, first responders, the Las Cruces Public School district, the Town of Mesilla, City of Anthony, City of Sunland Park and Village of Hatch.  

  • Media contact: Kelly Jameson, Las Cruces Public Schools        575-639-2121 • kjameson@lcps.net  

    OBJECTIVE: To streamline communication between local government agencies during the COVID-19 response. Partner organizations include city and county representatives, local hospitals, the Department of Health, jail and prison facilities, first responders, the Las Cruces Public School district, the Town of Mesilla, City of Anthony, City of Sunland Park and Village of Hatch.  

  • Media contact: Kelly Jameson, Las Cruces Public Schools    575-639-2121 • kjameson@lcps.net  

    OBJECTIVE: To streamline communication between local government agencies during the COVID-19 response. Partner organizations include city and county representatives, local hospitals, the Department of Health, jail and prison facilities, first responders, the Las Cruces Public School district, the Town of Mesilla, City of Anthony, City of Sunland Park and Village of Hatch.  

  • Effective May 15, the South Central Solid Waste Authority will resume requiring trash coupons when residents utilize the County solid waste transfer stations.

    Doña Ana County’s Utilities Department, 845 N. Motel Blvd. sells Disposal Coupons or ‘punch cards’ to offset the cost of processing and hauling solid waste or trash to dumpsites. Coupons can also be purchased at various other locations, throughout the County, in the amounts of $12, $24, or $48.

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