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Special School Bond Election was held on  August 15, 2017 in Grant County, NM.

The renewal of the bond was approved by voters.

Results are as follows:

To download a PDF of the release, please visit the following link: Freeport-McMoRan Announces Redemption of Five Series of Senior Notes

 PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) announced today that notices have been issued to redeem on September 18, 2017, $543 million aggregate principal amount of two series of Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) senior notes and three series of Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas LLC (FMOG) senior notes currently outstanding. In accordance with the terms of respective indentures governing the notes, the notes will be redeemed at the redemption prices set forth in the table below, together with accrued and unpaid interest on the notes redeemed to, but not including, the redemption date.

Photographer Dave Schuhmann got to go inside Denny’s today to take some photos. Gold Street is almost ready to open.

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By Hallie Richwine 

The Silver Consolidated Schools Regular Board Meeting was held Tuesday, August 15, 2017 in the Silver Schools Administration Building. All members of the Board of Education as well as Superintendent Audie Brown were in attendance.

Among the presentations, MATCH New Mexico brought the board information about their program that could provide mentorship for third graders in an effort to improve literacy, partnering them up with trained students who themselves would be either of college-age or at the high school level. Mentees would be randomly paired with the older students, working four hours a week outside of classroom time to improve their reading skills. Successful programs in other schools have shown how invaluable this mentor program can be on the academic and emotional lives of youngsters.

Denny's parking lot has been painted. Trees are being planted.

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Photos and article by Mary Alice Murphy

From the morning to early afternoon on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, Hidalgo Medical Services celebrated National Health Center Week with informational tables and two bouncy houses set up for people to get information on HMS services.

App Powered by OnCell Provides Self-Guided Tour and Essential Visitor Information

Silver City, NM, August 16 2017—The Gila National Forest has partnered with OnCell to launch a mobile app for visitors. The app will allow visitors to take a self-guided tour of the natural and heritage sites within the forest using their personal mobile devices. The app also serves as communication tool and allows the forest staff to deliver the latest information and news to visitors.

Public Affairs Officer Marta Call said “A smartphone is a valuable part of a traveler’s toolkit. The apps will be a great way for forest rangers and staff to provide educational interpretive messages and real time alerts to visitors through their personal devices. We wanted to provide consistent interpretive messages, 24/7.”

By Roger Lanse

On Saturday, Aug. 12, at about 4:39 p.m. a Silver City police officer was dispatched to an assault with a deadly weapon call at 407 N. Hudson Street (Laundryland).

Upon arrival, according to an incident report, the officer observed Julian Gonzales, 33, of Silver City, and an unnamed male (victim) engaged in an intense verbal argument in front of the business. The officer also saw a knife in Gonzales’ right hand. The two were about 20 feet apart and yelling. The officer drew his firearm and ordered both men to the ground and they complied.

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