The village of Santa Clara brought out residents and visitors from throughout the county to its Fiesta, held Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017
Included were a car show that brought out some vintage automobiles, with prizes awarded, Vendors sold their wares, including food. Kids played in the Splash Park, on the Viola Stone Park playground equipment, and in the bouncy house. Adults visited and shepherded their kids and grandkids around.
The Public Forum on Thursday, August 31 at WNMU’s Miller Library covered the topic: “Illicit” Drugs: Decriminalization, Legalization, or Continued Prohibition? Cindy Provencio opened the evening by explaining the ground rules so the discussion could remain open.
Shawn White from the WNMU Chemistry department challenged the group by bringing up terms that often have multiple meanings, such as “drug” and “decriminalization.” He thanked the group for attending the forum, and began his portion of the presentation by explaining that the government is not required to do anything for us. White’s position was that the freedom of the individual includes allowing the individual to decide which risks to take. He explained that ending prohibition is not a solution to drug addiction, but suggested the legalization of substances as a way to avoid a lot of collateral damage, such as gang involvement and purity issues. White shared several examples from art and philosophy to show that for centuries people have debated which drugs were okay to take, and which are not.
Incident Name: Labor Day Fire
Start Date & Time: 09/01/17 2:00 p.m.
Start Location: Bernardo area, Socorro County
Cause of Fire: Unknown
Acres Burned: 50
High wind warning in Hidalgo County, visibility is low due to blowing dust. High profile vehicles please use caution. The NMDOT will continue monitoring the roadway. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Deming, NM - The following is information for the distribution of a Silver Alert from the New Mexico State Police. Please contact the New Mexico State Police with any questions at (575) 382-2500.
The New Mexico State Police is asking the public's assistance in locating Mr. Leland Zane Stovall, a Caucasian male, eighty-three years old, five feet ten inches tall, one hundred and thirty pounds, with Grey hair, and Green eyes. Mr. Leland Zane Stovall was last seen wearing a white t-shirt with an orange in color logo, and blue jeans.
Leland Zane Stovall was last seen leaving the Butterfield Hotel in Deming, NM, driving a 2005 Blue Ford sport utility vehicle, with Texas plates, 3JCVJ around 8:30 a.m. Thursday, the 31st of August, 2017. Mr. Leland Zane Stovall may be en route to Las Vegas, NM or possibly Post, TX, and is believed to be in DANGER if not located.
Anyone with any information regarding this New Mexico Silver Alert is asked to call the New Mexico State Police at (575) 382-2500 or 911.
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