Created on Thursday, 09 May 2013 08:18
Agreed terms are “best and final”
PHOENIX, AZ, May 9, 2013 – Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX) today reiterated its support for its proposed transaction with Plains Exploration & Production Co. (NYSE:PXP) and its commitment to completing the transaction on the terms agreed with the PXP Board of Directors. FCX and a Special Committee of its Board of Directors formed to consider the transaction also announced that the agreed terms are “best and final” and that Freeport did not intend to increase the consideration offered to PXP shareholders.
Created on Wednesday, 08 May 2013 21:19
At a town hall meeting at Gila Regional Medical Center on Wednesday afternoon, GRMC Chief Executive Officer Brian Bentley spoke to caregivers, many of whom had been recipients of a 50 percent cut in hours and pay, as a result of cost-cutting measures at the hospital.
"This will be different from most townhalls we hold," Bentley began. "It will be an update on the situation at the hospital."
Created on Wednesday, 08 May 2013 19:39
Grant County 4-H fielded several shooting sports teams at the 2013 State Shooting Sports Contest, held at the NRA Whittington Center in Raton, May 3-5. More than 50 teams from 28 counties competed for top honors in Smallbore Rifle, Air Rifle, Shotgun and Archery events.
The Grant County Smallbore Rifle team was seventh out of 24 teams, with Brandon Brown and William Van Dran finishing in the top 20 individually. The Air Rifle team placed second overall, with Cade Henderson winning fifth high individual. The Shotgun team 1 placed third and Austin Moore took the honor of fifth high individual. Archery Team member Anthony Arciero placed third high in individual competition.-- Continue reading
Created on Wednesday, 08 May 2013 16:40
Photo of Grant County 4-H Land Team, May 2, 2013, Oklahoma City, OK From left are Cheyenne Lockhart, Sinea Runnels, Kelsy Taylor, Brandon Brown
Team placed 3rd overall
Brandon Brown placed 3rd high-- Continue reading
Created on Wednesday, 08 May 2013 16:24
CROCKER SELECTED AS NEW VICE PRESIDENT AND PROVOST
Silver City, NM – Dr. William Crocker, most recently the Vice-President of Academic Quality and Success at State College of Florida,Manatee-Sarasota, has been selected as the new vice president for academic affairs and provost at Western New Mexico University.
Crocker’s appointment is effective July 1. As vice president and provost, Crocker serves as WNMU’s chief academic officer, reports to the university president and acts as chief executive officer in the absence of the president.
Created on Wednesday, 08 May 2013 08:45
..Fire weather watch wednesday afternoon cancelled for far west
Texas and southwest new mexico...
.Winds aloft ahead of an upper level trough expected to move
Through new mexico and texas today have increased...But will
Diminish by early afternoon. Surface low pressure will develop
Over the texas panhandle...But will be too far east to cause
Winds strong enough for critical fire weather conditions. Minimum
Relative humidity will be in the mid teens...Very marginal for
Red flag conditions this afternoon. The fire weather watch has
Created on Tuesday, 07 May 2013 20:59
The Grant County Commission work session began Tuesday, May 7, with County Manager Jon Paul Saari giving the expenditures report since the last meeting.
The expenditures, as of May 7, 2013, were $1,379.573.22. Asked why the amount was larger than usual, Saari said payments included the purchase of a fire truck for the Cliff-Gila Volunteer Fire Department with fire excise funds and expenditures on completion of items for the Grant County Business and Conference Center.
Created on Tuesday, 07 May 2013 12:18
For the weekend, beginning Friday, May 3, 2013 at 4:00 pm and ending Monday, May 6, 2013 at 8:00 am Officers of the Silver City Police Department responded to 76 calls for service and had 157 self ini-- Continue reading
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