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Fort Bayard Days on Sunday morning to conclude with interdenominational service

September 16, 2014 Local Events
Historic U.S. Army Chaplains, Chaplain Allen Allensworth and Chaplain Cephas Bateman, as portrayed by living historians Rev. Earseye Ross and Rev. Paul Moore will lead Interdenominational Worship Service. The Fort Bayard Historic Preservation Society will conclude Fort Bayard Days 2014 with a U. S. Army Interdenominational Worship Service on Sunday, September 21 in the New Deal Theater at Fort…

Flood Watch Tuesday, Sept. 16-Wednesday, Sept. 17 evening

Flood Watch
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa Nm
354 Pm Mdt Mon Sep 15 2014

...Moisture Associate With Hurricane Odile Is Spreading Across The
Region Giving Us The Threat For Flash Flooding This Week... Read more...

Fugitive Adam Martinez sighted, but eluded officers

By Roger Lanse

Adam Martinez, a prisoner who escaped from the Grant County detention Center Thursday, Sept. 11, at about 10 p.m. was sighted by a Silver City police officer Monday, Sept. 15, at about 5 a.m. on Gold Street near the city yard driving a blue four-wheeler "like a madman," according to Grant County Sheriff Raul Villanueva. Read more...

National Guard to Close Armory in Santa Clara

By Jim Owen

The National Guard has announced that it plans to close its armory in Santa Clara within a year.

Santa Clara Mayor Richard Bauch recently went to Socorro to meet with National Guard officials. He was named to a board that will decide the future use of the armory building, on the north side of U.S. 180. Some residents have suggested that the facility serve as a youth center or house a private school.

The National Guard, which is consolidating its armories in the state, is building a new one in Las Cruces. The Santa Clara facility is used for meetings and training sessions. Read more...

Author Jerry Lobdill talks about his book, Last Train to El Paso

Author Jerry Lobdill, at a book signing in the Silver City Museum Annex on Saturday afternoon, talked about his book, "Last Train to El Paso."

He was intrigued by the story of the death of Thomas Lyons, owner of the LCs Ranch in Grant County, in El Paso, in 1917. Lobdill began digging and through his research busted a few myths and learned about the background of those responsible for the murder. The twists and turns of the tale brought the author to the conclusion that refuted rumors that purported to name the cattle rancher a "bad guy." I think Lyons "was a good guy," he told the audience. 

He answered many questions about his process of three years of research and writing, as well as some of the quirks of the story. But you'll have to read it to learn what he discovered in his research.

On Saturday, MRAC's Pickamania! 2014 brought residents and visitors to Gough Park

Article by Mary Alice Murphy  Photos by Mary Alice Murphy and those of performers Courtesy of Sandy Feutz of FeVa Fotos.

Saturday brought folks to Gough Park in Silver City for the Mimbres Region Arts Council Pickamania! 2014 version. Although the day started out chilly and blustery, people kept pouring into the park as it warmed up. The music played on through clouds and sun. The smells of cooking food enticed people to chow down, and plenty of vendors offered their wares.

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