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stovall 002 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.

On Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, officials and residents involved in the Little Library project in Santa Clara, gathered at the latest site for a Little Library box in Viola Stone Park .

IMG 3737Those involved in the project include from left Town Clerk Sheila Hudman, Maria Elena Sanchez, Lori and Rocky Hildebrand, Mayor Bauch, and seated, Neta Pope.

Marijuana smoker shoots self in leg

By Roger Lanse

Grant County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched the Gila Regional Medical Center on Saturday, Aug. 26, at about 3:50 p.m., in regard to an adult male in the ER with a gunshot wound to his leg.

According to offense reports, deputies identified the male as 19-year-old Issaih Villalba of Santa Clara.

By Mary Alice Murphy

At the beginning of the Gila Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees meeting on Aug. 25. 2017, Board Chairman Jeremiah Garcia called for a moment of silence for the deaths of a hospital auxilian and the loved one of a hospital caregiver.

Chief Nursing Officer Peggy White gave the monthly safety report. "The scales that weigh pediatric patients are important to make sure they receive the correct dosage of medications. They must be weighed in kilos, and we discovered our scales were not able to convert to kilos, so we are buying new scales."

The Silver City MainStreet Project is collaborating with the Silco Theater to initiate a new volunteer program with rewards. For three hours of volunteer service, volunteers will receive a Silco Theater Gift Card good for one movie ticket. The program was initiated to attract more people to become involved with downtown revitalization.

Silver City MainStreet was one of the first MainStreet Programs in the state. The purpose of all MainStreet programs is economic development in downtown areas. Making downtown more attractive so businesses will want to occupy the area is one of the approaches. The Silver City MainStreet program has done many beautification projects over the years including putting up the streetlights downtown, the downtown archway and improvements to the Big Ditch Park. Currently, MainStreet is working on a planter program and replanting some medians and side street areas. A historic walking tour is planned.

To download a PDF of the release, please visit the following link: Freeport-McMoRan Announces Framework for Agreement with Indonesian Government Regarding Long-Term Operating Rights for PT Freeport Indonesia

 PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) today provided an update on PT Freeport Indonesia's (PT-FI) negotiations with the Indonesian Government regarding PT-FI’s long term operating rights.

FCX and the Government of Indonesia have reached an understanding on a framework to support PT-FI's long-term investment plans in Papua. This framework, which will require definitive documentation and FCX Board and partner approvals, includes the following key terms:

[Editor's Note: Because several sessions took place the first and second days of the meeting, this will be a multi-part series of articles. This the part 8 and the final presentation of the sessions.]

By Mary Alice Murphy

In the final presentation of the two-day Interim Legislative Science, Technology and Telecommunications Committee meeting in Silver City on Aug. 23 and 24, 2017, the topic was Finding Rural/Plata Studio Makers Lab, presented by Tim Castillo, co-founder of Finding Rural/Plata Studio, associate professor of architecture and associate dean of the University of New Mexico School of Architecture, and Ben Potts, Silver Consolidated Schools director of technology.

[Editor's Note: Because several sessions took place the first and second days of the meeting, this will be a multi-part series of articles.]

By Mary Alice Murphy

To begin the second day of the Interim Legislative Science, Technology and Telecommunications Committee in Silver City, Jessica Etcheverry, community projects director for Luna County, presented Marketing a County for Solar Generation: Obstacles and Benefits.

The first project she talked about was the Alta Luna Solar Generation Project. She showed a video created by Tri-State for marketing purposes. She noted that 30 percent of the workers used on the project were veterans.

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