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Cobre School Board hears about testing

By Margaret Hopper

The Cobre School Board met in the Snell Middle School lobby on Monday, February 09, 2015, with all five board members in attendance. Board president Toy Sepulveda called the meeting to order at about 7:20 p.m. He announced that at the earlier 6:00 closed session, they had discussed student identifiable information, limited personnel, and contracts for food service. No decisions were made at that time.

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Silver City Police Department Weekend Report: 02/06/15 at 4:00 PM – 02/09/15 at 8:00 AM

For the weekend, beginning Friday, February 6th, 2015 at 4:00 pm and ending Monday, February 9th, 2015, at 8:00 am Officers of the Silver City Police Department responded to 63 calls for service and h-- Continue reading

Billy Casper, who died Saturday, left a lasting benefit to Grant County

Editor's Note: The article ends with a slideshow of photos, taken by Mark Erickson, and  courtesy of Jim and Martha Smith's Collection. They became good friends with Billy Casper during his years of putting on benefits in Grant County.

By Mary Alice Murphy

William Earl "Billy" Casper Jr., 83, a pro golfer with connections to Grant County, died on Saturday of a heart attack at his home in Springville, Utah.

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And the Chocolate Fantasia Winner(s) Is (are)...

Mimbres Region Arts Council
Chocolate Fantasia 2015



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MRAC's Chocolate Fantasia took over Downtown Silver City on Saturday

Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

At the annual Chocolate Fantasia, a fundraiser for the Mimbres Region Arts Council, the streets of downtown Silver City filled with ticket holders, meandering and dashing from venue to venue to gather their 20 pieces of chocolate.-- Continue reading

Hot Air Balloon Photos to continue at the MRAC Gallery

Hot Air Balloon Photos to continue at the MRAC Gallery

Tom Vaughan of FeVa Fotos, left,  chats with Barbara Kejr, a local artist, at the Hot Air Balloons exhibit reception.

Below, Dee Connett, left, points out a specific balloon in one of Sandy Feutz's pho-- Continue reading

Suspect in Bayard shooting captured

Suspect in Bayard shooting captured

Joseph Sifuentes arrested in Bayard shooting incident

By Roger Lanse

In the early morning hours of Wednesday, Feb. 4, Ian Goodyear, of Silver City, was airlifted to University Medical Center in El Pas-- Continue reading

Silver High School recently held its Science Fair

Silver High School recently held its Science Fair

The following students placed first, second and third. The top 15 projects will compete in Las Cruces at the regional science fair March 7. (Courtesy Photos)

First place was won by Tristin Montenegro Laws, who claimed the top prize for $100 for The truth about texting and driving.

Second place (photo below) went to Jace Porter and Morgan Weber, who received a $50 each prize for Balsa wood vs Basswood efficiency.



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