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Grant County Community Health Council hears about grant award

By Mary Alice Murphy

Members of the Grant County Community Health Council at their bi-monthly meeting on Nov. 14, 2016, approved Judy O'Loughlin, representing the Extension Service, as a new member of the Steering Committee.

Health Council Coordinator Cari Lemon announced the group had received a grant of $12,000 from Con Alma, which will go toward the inmate support groups in Luna, Hidalgo and Grant counties.

"We also partnered with Western New Mexico University," Lemon said. "The university will provide the interns for the sites at the three detention centers. We want to develop a continuous flow of interns, who will serve as an assistant to the inmate support coordinator for the wraparound program."-- Continue reading

Worship Service held to honor veterans

Photos and article by Mary Alice Murphy


On Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, St. Francis Newman Center hosted an afternoon worship service to honor veterans.

Father Jaroslaw "Jarek" Nowacki, Newman Center Parish pastor, is Civil Air Patrol United States Air Force Auxiliary - 2nd Lieutenantl. He led the worship service in his fatigues and a liturgical stole.

To begin the service, Marine Corps League Detachment 1328 members Frank Donohue, Ben Collins and Robert Lopez provided color guard for the posting of the colors.

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NM 90 Bridge in Silver City now the Veterans Memorial Bridge

Photos and article by Mary Alice Murphy

The New Mexico 90 Bridge in Silver City was dedicated on Veterans' Day as the Veterans Memorial Bridge.

Veterans from three local service organizations posted the colors by marching from the south side of the bridge to the north side, where they stood with the flags flying in the breeze, while Eileen Piercy's class at José Barrios Elementary School sang the Star-Spangled Banner and everyone recited the Pledge of Allegiance.-- Continue reading

Veterans' Day celebrated at Fort Bayard National Cemetery, Nov. 11, 2016

Photos and article by Mary Alice Murphy

The Gaffney-Oglesby Marine Corps League Detachment 1328 posted the colors at Fort Bayard National Cemetery on Veterans' Day, Nov. 11, 2016.

Lorraine Anglin sang the National Anthem and later at the end of the ceremony: God Bless America.

After the Pledge of Allegiance, American Legion Post 18 Chaplain Don Luhrsen gave the invocation and at the end of the event, the benediction.

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Corrected-Marine Corps celebrates 241st birthday

Photos and article by Mary Alice Murphy

On Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, the Gaffney-Oglesby Marine Corps League Detachment 1328 held a party for the 241st birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps.

Master Gunnery Sgt. Dean Bearup served as the master of ceremonies. Detachment member George Morrison, Jr. and his son, George Morrison III, posted the colors.

Megan Gorog, a home-schooled ninth-grader, sang The National Anthem, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance led by Bearup and the invocation given by detachment member Robert Lopez.

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CANCELLED-Endangered Child Advisory - Masyn Taylor

CANCELLED-Endangered Child Advisory - Masyn Taylor

CANCELLED: Masyn Taylor was located around 9:00 this morning (Thursday)  in Silver City and is safe.

Silver City, NM - The New Mexico State Police is asking the public's assistance in locating Masyn Taylor, a three-year-old white male, three feet tall, thirty-six pounds, with brown hair (short hair style) and brown eyes.

Masyn Taylor was last seen this afternoon in Silver City, NM. Masyn is believed to be with his mother, Tiffany Taylor, who recently lost all custody of Masyn. Masyn Taylor is believed to be in DANGER if not located.

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Jesus Perez apprehended

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GRMC will continue to provide quality care to area residents

GRMC will continue to provide quality care to area residents

The 2016 election results are in and the Gila Regional Mill Levy did not pass. What does this mean for Grant County and the future of the hospital?

“We will continue to be here and deliver great quality care to our community and the people we serve,” stated CEO Brian Cunningham. “I also wanted to personally thank all of Grant County and the different groups and organizations that we spoke to for their consideration of the Mill Levy and for the support of this request. Gila Regional is not closing its doors because of the election results and we will continue to do the best work possible to keep our 4-Star Quality Care, close to home, which was the intent of the Mill Levy from the beginning."-- Continue reading

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