Published on Wednesday, 16 September 2015 15:11
On September 15, 2015, at 8pm, Justin Giacolleti, 31 years of age, from Rio Rancho, NM, was arrest on a warrant for an Open Count of Murder. The charge stems for the beating death of Fred Allison, who was 54 years of age at the time.
On June 17, 2006, at about 2:06 am, Mr. Allison was found in the Penny Park, which is located at 1305 Grant Street, in Silver City. Mr. Allison was found unresponsive near the entrance to the park and appeared to have blunt force trauma to his head. Mr. Allison was transported to Gila Regional Medical Center and then later to Thomason Hospital in El Paso, Texas, where he was pronounced dead on June 18, 2006.-- Continue reading
Published on Tuesday, 15 September 2015 20:08
By Mary Alice Murphy
At the New Mexico Central Arizona Project Entity meeting held at the Grant County Administration Center on Sept. 15, after changes to and approval of minutes, the members heard public comment.
"I admire and respect all of you in this project, but I've been at this myself since 1982," M.H. "Dutch" Salmon, Grant County resident, said. "I've seen three proposals for big Gila River water project, with much better credentials than this one, nonetheless die a natural and well deserved death; enough to know that this one is certainly doomed.-- Continue reading
Published on Tuesday, 15 September 2015 12:26
By Margaret Hopper
Cobre school board met Monday evening, September 14, at Hurley Elementary. The board met in closed session at 6:04 where, according to Toy Sepulveda, board president, they discussed student identifiable information, limited personnel and the superintendent's evaluation. No decisions were made in that meeting.
In the public session which began at 7:00 p.m., four members were present: Frank Gomez, Frances Kelly, Frank Cordova and Sepulveda. Robert Montoya was absent. While there was unfinished business scheduled, the board agreed to let the children go first with the Spanish language lesson which Marcela Shepard demonstrated, using a variety of students from first through sixth grades, showing different aspects of instruction at differing grade levels. The plan was to get them finished quickly, so they could go home and get some sleep for tomorrow.-- Continue reading
Published on Monday, 14 September 2015 18:41
Photos Courtesy of Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest. The group photo includes all of this year's class, from left are Carol Gaines, Stephanie Bestelmeyer, Nicole Martinez, Adrieene Dare (of Silver City), Faith Hutson, Judy LIcht, Mary Alice Murphy (of Silver City), Eldelisa Nava, Juliet Williams, and Ellen Saige.
The Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest honored 10 women from southern New Mexico and El Paso area as Women of Distinction on Thursday, Sept. 10, in Las Cruces.
Published on Monday, 14 September 2015 11:52
(Photo Courtesy of the New Mexico Archives and copies are available for purchase at the Fort Bayard Museum.)
Fort Bayard Days 2015 has been cancelled due to demnolition of the 1920 Veteran's Administration Hospital
With the demolition process in action, the Fort Bayard Historic Preservation Society has canceled the September 18 - 20, 2015 Fort Bayard Days.
However the Fort Bayard Museum and tours of Fort Bayard will continue throughout most of the process.-- Continue reading
Published on Sunday, 13 September 2015 17:15
Photos by Shirin McArthur
Pickamania! concluded on Sunday with a crowd of all ages that gathered to take in the music, sample carnival rides and foods, and shop from a variety of regional vendors.
Published on Sunday, 13 September 2015 09:12
Pictured are Fiesta De La Gente Con El Mariachi with Alma de Jalisco and Salvador Hernandez, and Ballet Folklorico Tierra Del Encanto. (Photos Courtesy of Dr. Gilbert Arizaga)
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Published on Sunday, 13 September 2015 08:32
The anonymous photographer says that although not much progress is visible, he can tell that a lot of concrete has been pour and is curing.
Find out the latest news on the bridge progress at the public involvement meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, at the Grant County Administration Center.
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