Created on Wednesday, 05 March 2014 11:32
Created on Wednesday, 05 March 2014 11:03
Created on Tuesday, 04 March 2014 15:43
The Anglican Church of the Holy Trinity in Silver City, with the help of Georgia Bearup at United Country Mimbres Realty, and with the support of First New Mexico Bank and various donors, has purchased the remaining portion of the St. Mary’s property at 1801-1809 Alabama Street from the Sisters of St. Joseph of Concordia, Kansas. The property includes the chapel and attached convent, the Joseph House, and Marian Hall, and sits on a little over 3.7 acres near the northwest edge of Silver City.
The first Sisters of St. Joseph to serve in Silver City arrived in 1915 from Tipton, Indiana. They took over the Our Lady of Lourdes Academy from the Sisters of Mercy, and then in 1918 closed that school and opened St. Mary Magdalen’s Academy in what had been the Aubrey F. Lee house on the Alabama Street property. The neighboring Rufus Jackson home, built in 1910, became the dormitory for the school and was renamed Marian Hall. The chapel and convent were built in 1923 after the original school building burned down.-- Continue reading
Created on Sunday, 02 March 2014 14:58
By Mary Alice Murphy
Dr. Darrick Nelson, Gila Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees vice chairman, led the meeting on Friday, Feb. 28, in the absence of Chairman Charles Kelly.
The board recognized Mary Ann Aguirre for her 35 years of service in the GRMC operating room, and Gilbert Jauriqui for his 20 years of service in the maintenance department.
Chief Operations Officer Dan Otero gave a brief report on the Annual Leadership Action Plan Report: "We are 30 percent complete with this year's activities," he reported. The Quality Improvement Committee has been asked to give the report next month."-- Continue reading
Created on Saturday, 01 March 2014 15:37
At a meeting of Stronger Economies Together, also known as the Southwest New Mexico Economic Development Partnership, members heard a presentation from Glenn Tolhurst and Mike Barragree of Mimbres Film LLC.
The two are asking for letters of endorsement to designate them as film liaison and assistant film liaison for Southwest New Mexico with the New Mexico Film Office.
Tolhurst said the main purpose is to make the Film Office "know that we're here and to bring in economic development because of the geography, topography and historical sites for filming."
Barragree said once they accomplish receiving the designation, they would rely on economic development in the area so everything is here that the film industry needs.-- Continue reading
Created on Saturday, 01 March 2014 12:27
....STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS POSSIBLE OVER SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO AND FAR WEST TEXAS THIS AFTERNOON...
A LARGE PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL APPROACH AND MOVE INTO THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. A BAND OF STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL OCCUR OUT AHEAD OF THE SYSTEM DURING THE AFTERNOON. SURFACE WIND SPEEDS WILL REACH 25 TO 35 MPH OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST...
SOUTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO AND FAR WEST TEXAS. PEAK WIND SPEED TIME WILL OCCUR EARLIER IN THE AFTERNOON FOR AREAS WEST OF THE RIO GRANDE AND LATER IN THE AFTERNOON FOR AREAS TO THE EAST. SOME PATCHY BLOWING DUST MAY ACCOMPANY THE WINDS. WINDS WILL BE LOCALLY STRONGER ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF AREA MOUNTAINS. THIS WIND EVENT IS NOT EXPECTED TO BE A LONG DURATION EVENT WITH ONLY A FEW HOURS OF ADVISORY LEVEL WIND SPEEDS POSSIBLE.-- Continue reading
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