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Thanksgiving will come early this year to the Village of Chaparral, where Avancè, Inc., will host a community presentation and brunch Friday, Nov. 20, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the village’s Community Center on County Line Road.
Doña Ana County Clerk Rita Torres said Thursday that a data-entry error in the absentee-voter bureau artificially inflated the headcount of absentee voters on printouts distributed to the media and various candidates.
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has bestowed its equivalent to an Academy Award for technical achievement to Doña Ana County’s South Central Solid Waste Transfer and Recycling Facility.
Residents here will take part in festivities Saturday, Oct. 31 to celebrate the completion of the first phase of the village’s wastewater hook-up lines, which means more than 350 septic systems will be retired over the next two years as the village begins pumping wastewater to the treatment plant in the City of Las Cruces.
Applying for an absentee ballot means the voter has made a choice not to visit the polls, and Doña Ana County Clerk Rita Torres said voters who change their minds will encounter problems if they try to enter a voting booth on Election Day.
In response to a deluge of more than 6,600 Doña Ana County residents requesting absentee voting privileges through Oct. 22, the county’s Bureau of Elections has hired on additional temporary help to process the incoming applications and mail out absentee voting materials.