Location: Silver City, New Mexico
Officers of the Silver City Police Department responded to two residential burglaries in the last 24 hours.
The first burglary was reported at 11:58 am, on December 20, 2017, in the 500 block of 33rd Street. According to the preliminary information, the burglary happened within a one-hour period prior to the reporting. The suspect(s) entered the residence and stole the victim's Christmas presents.
Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Including the cities of Silver City, Lake Roberts, Kingston,
Fort Bayard, Mescalero, Timberon, Mountain Park, Cloudcroft,
Sunspot, Apache Summit, Mayhill, Pinon, and Sacramento
356 AM MST Thu Dec 21 2017
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON...
By Mary Alice Murphy
The Grant County Commission held its monthly work session Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, to review the agenda for Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017 regular meeting.
The first major item of business at the work session was a presentation of the expenditure report, given by Randy Hernandez, standing in for Financial Officer Linda Vasquez.
Roadway now clear
LANE CLOSURE – LAS CRUCES AREA
I-10 eastbound at mile post 29 the driving right lane is closed due to gravel dumped on roadway. Emergency vehicles on scene, motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, and watch for personnel, use extreme caution. Please expect delays
The Hurley Pride Committee is pleased to announce the 11th annual decorating contest judges were Dave and Linda Marquez-Tollefson and their grand-daughter, Ryan. “This was harder than I thought it was going to be,” said Linda. Luckily for Dave and Linda, little Ryan was there to break a tie.
First place winners and the award of $100 was presented to the Muñiz Family at 403 D Street, where The Grinch keeps watch over all the other characters frolicking in the yard. Second place and $75 were awarded to the Martinez Family at 217 Nevada; Nativity scenes and reindeer bring an old fashioned and warm feel to the home, which our judges thoroughly enjoyed. Third place and $50 was won by the Encinas Family at 609 E. Street where Santa watches over all. The Wofford’s at 11 Patty Street earned Best Fence of the year and $25. Honorable Mentions are located at: 13 Santa Rita Ave., 104 B Street and 43 Lea Drive. The Street that showed the most spirit and decorations was D Street and will be awarded a sign that can be proudly displayed at the top of the street for all to see and share.
By Mary Alice Murphy
The Gila Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees held its monthly meeting on Dec. 15, 2017 at noon in the hospital conference room.
Each month, someone brings a safety moment to the table. Chief Nursing Officer Peggy White said the hospital is looking at safety and security in the emergency room.
Chairman Jeremiah Garcia recognized that County Commission Chairman Brett Kasten was in attendance and would stay for the executive session to bring some information on a project.
The Grant county Beat continues to bring you new columnists. New this past week are the Christian Corner, for those who are already Christians or are exploring the beliefs.
The second is a business-centered column—Your Business Connection by the New Mexico Business Coalition. The group works to make policy in the state of New Mexico better for all businesses, large and small.
The Beat has a new column for you gardeners out there. The Grant County Extension Service will bring you monthly columns on gardening issues. The first one posted is on Winterizing your houseplants and patio plants.
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