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Third suspect in ATM theft arrested

Max Peru, the third suspect in the theft of the ATM from Javalina's has been arrested. No further details are available at this time.

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Grant County Recount of votes for Land Commissioner takes all day into the evening

Grant County Recount of votes for Land Commissioner takes all day into the evening

Photo at right of pollwatchers and poll workers in the County Clerk's office on Thursday.(Photo by Mary Alice Murphy)

Photo at left below of Clerk Zamarripa smiling the day after the recount.(Photo by Roger Lanse) 

 

 

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Recently elected county officials were sworn into office this morning

Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

This morning at the Grant County administration Center, Sixth Judicial District Court Judge J.C. Robinson swore in newly elected officials, whose terms begin Jan. 1, 2015.-- Continue reading

Silver City Museum Hosts Victorian Christmas 12/11/14

Photos by Shirin McArthur

On Thursday, December 11, the Silver City Museum hosted its Victorian Christmas Open House. Sponsored by First American Bank, the museum event hosted a number of musical perf-- Continue reading

Commissioners hear county reports at work session and regular meeting 120914 and 121114

By Mary Alice Murphy

At the Grant County Commission work session on Tuesday, Dec. 9, Gila Regional Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Brian Cunningham gave a hospital update.

He reported the October finances, which were approved by the Board of Trustees at their November meeting, to be a positive $180,000 for the month, bringing the year-to-date positive total to $891,000.

"Our days of cash today are 142," Cunningham said. "Our quality—a composite score out of hundreds—over the quarter was 96 percent. As of today, it has risen to 98 percent. We want to be the best rural hospital in the country to best serve our community."-- Continue reading

Grant County Commissioners hear live mariachi music during regular session

Grant County Commissioners hear live mariachi music during regular session

By Mary Alice Murphy

At the Grant County Commission meeting held Thursday, Dec. 11, Daniel Reyes, Western New Mexico University music professor and Bryant Chaffino, adjunct music professor, spoke during public input. Chaffino is on the left and Reyes on the right.

Commission Chairman Brett Kasten lauded them for having music at the football games, and Commissioner Ron Hall said he appreciates it at the basketball games, too.

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GRMC holds its State of the Hospital address 2014

By Mary Alice Murphy

Gila Regional Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Brian Cunningham welcomed community members and hospital caregivers to the State of the Hospital address on Wednesday, Dec. 9, at the Western New Mexico University Bess-Forward Global Resource Center.

"We will look at our latest data and outcomes," Cunningham said. "The state of the hospital is in this room, working at the hospital, and taking time off. It's the caregivers who work there.-- Continue reading

CLARIFIED: Santa's Treasure Hunt winners named

CLARIFIED: Santa's Treasure Hunt winners named

From left are Scott Terry of the Silver City Grant County Chamber of Commerce, Michael Humphries, Abe Villarreal, two of the winners of the Santa Treasure Hunt, and Lucy Whitmarsh of Silver City MainStreet. Vanessa Stroman was unavailable for the photo.

This was the first year for the Silver City Radio - Silver City Daily Press MainStreet Santa's Treasure Hunt. From the number of calls about the contest, it was successful. If you don't believe the Chamber of Commerce,  you can ask Michael Humphries, Vanessa Stroman, or Abe Villarreal. The three decided to put their heads together to find the treasure, and they did.

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