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These releases come from other sources than the Grant County Beat. This category will include events in and news releases from Grant, Catron, Hidalgo and Luna counties.

The regular monthly board meeting of the Grant Soil & Water Conservation District will be held Monday, November 20, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the conference room of the Natural Resources Conservation Service/Grant SWCD office located at 3082 32nd Street Bypass, Suite C, Silver City, NM. To request a copy of the agenda or for more information, please call 575-388-1569 or email grantswcd@zianet.com. The public is welcome to attend.

Friday. Nov. 10

Larceny
Racetrack Road – Arenas Valley
Chainsaw taken from her front porch.

Burglary
Shadow Mountain Road
Caller stated someone broke into caller’s residence and all jewelry and two guitars were taken.

Bayard Police Department

Friday, Nov. 10

Reckless driver
Highway 180 @ Grant County Airport
No report.

Saturday, Nov. 11

Suspicious vehicle
1001 Central Avenue
Officer advised everything is okay/clear.

A pop-up gallery featuring the work of Silver City jewelry designer Ginny Wolf continues for a second year at Vicki’s Eatery until December 24. Wolf will be showing one of a kind world-inspired jewelry and customized vintage hats. A working artist for 35 years, she has exhibited and won awards across the U.S. For a sneak peek, please go to www.ginnywolfstudio.com  

The art-loving public is invited to an Art Opening @ Common Ground, the art studio of Paula Geisler @102 West Kelly in Silver City, NM. The Open Studio is on Friday, Nov. 24 from 5-7pm. Featured artist is Craig Wentz, a longtime resident of Grant County and successful businessman who has now retired and returned to his first love, painting & drawing.

Craig's motifs reflect his love of nature and especially water; Paula will be exhibiting Etched ArtGlass ; her favorite motifs are people and companion animals. Live music and refreshments will contribute to the festive atmosphere and downtown will be all spiffed-up for the Electric Light Parade the next evening, Saturday, Nov. 25. The exhibit runs through December 24.

For more information, please call 575-534-2087.

Craig will be interviewed by Lynda Aiman- Smith on Thursday, Nov. 23 around 9:30 in the morning on Local Flavor, on KURU, 89.1 FM.

Friday, Nov. 10

Unwanted subject
Harris Road
Caller advised that a named male is sitting in a two-tone 1999 Dodge pickup at her front gate and he is not wanted there/he has been drinking.

Accident-property damage
N. Silver Street
Caller stated someone hit his vehicle last night.

Monday, Nov. 6

Harassment
Tracy Circle
Caller advised that a named female is sending him threatening texts. Advised they have a court order and she is violating it. Officer advised will be making a call to the DA’s office/clear.

Game and Fish
Little Walnut Road and Indiana Street
Caller advised a mountain lion just ran in front of him a quarter mile north of Jose Barrios/running west. Officer was advised by caller the lion seems very agitated/officer out at Jose Barrios.

For the Veteran’s Day Holiday weekend beginning Thursday November 9, 2017 at 4:00 pm and ending Monday November 13, 2017 at 8:00 am, Officers of the Silver City Police Department responded to 75 calls for service and had 202 self-initiated activity, and made 16 arrest. No arrests were made for DWI

Included in the above calls for service are 2 Burglary, 1 Fight, 4 Domestic Disturbance, 1 Larceny, 3 Loud Music, 1 Traffic Complaint, 5 Utility Complaints, 1 Narcotic Violation, 2 Disturbance, 2 Shoplifting, 1 Harassment, 11 Welfare Checks, 2 Reckless Driver, 1 Injuring – Tampering, 2 Unwanted Subject, 4 Found Property, 1 Citizen Assist, 1 Child Exchange, 1 Noise Complaint, 2 Structure Fire, 1 Accident With Property Damage.

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