Lordsburg, NM/ Hidalgo County

On Wednesday July 5, 2017 around 4:16 p.m. the New Mexico State Police were dispatched to location near US 70 mile post 20 in reference to an abandoned vehicle. Officers located the vehicle which was unattended with all doors open, and footprints leading away from it.

By Roger Lanse

As reported earlier by the Beat, the body of Danny Paz, 41, of Bayard was located by deputies the morning of Saturday, July 1, in the northwest portion of Bill Evans Reservoir.

According to a Grant County Sheriff’s Department spokesman, they are awaiting the results of an autopsy

Corral Fire

The Corral Fire is estimated at 20,240 acres. This fire is showing low behavior which is as it should in a fire-adapted ecosystem. Crews have been working to ensure that the fire does not cross Diamond Creek. The area has been black-lined south of the creek. No new growth is

Update: Mr Martin has been located.

Luna County, NM - The following is information for the distribution of a Silver Alert from Columbus, NM:

The New Mexico State Police and Luna County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating Robert Clayton Martin, a Caucasian male

Location: Aldo Leopold Wilderness, Black Range Ranger District

Start Date: June 6, 2017 Size: ~7,400 acres Cause: Lightning

Vegetation: Ponderosa pine and grass with a mixed conifer component

Resources: 1 wildland fire module, Crew 621 and other fire personnel with a total of 20



The Grant County Sheriff's Department is actively investigating a death that occurred yesterday at Bill Evans Lake.

On July 01, 2017, just before 11:30 a.m., Grant County Sheriff's Department deputies were dispatched to Bill Evans Lake (Cliff, New Mexico) in reference to

Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

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The Market Cafe celebrated it second anniversary on Saturday, July 1, 2017, with strawberry cupcakes for everyone, and face painting for the kids. Outside the cafe, the High Desert Humane Society had pets to adopt. At least two had been

Photos and article by Mary Alice Murphy

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One of the exhibit's explanatory plaques talked about Murray Ryan's early years: The Impish Child of a Legendary Family. This photo, at left, is of lifelong buddies-the terrible trio-from left, Bill Sheen, Mary Jane Martens

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