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Local News Releases

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.

Reserve, NM, January 9, 2018—For Immediate Release. The Reserve Ranger District is planning to burn piles through the winter as weather conditions permit. The areas will be signed and posted for public awareness.

The plans for the Reserve RD pile burns include the following locations:
· SU slash pit piles; approximately four miles southwest of Reserve, west of State Highway 12 along FR 578
· Highway 180 Piles at Junction of HW 180 and HW 12. Adjacent to Rancho Grande Subdivision along Highway 180 and along Leggett Loop FR 4040L
· Black/Deer/Six Shooter Timber Sale Piles, approximately ten miles southeast of Reserve along FR 141 and Forest Roads 626, 626A, and 633
· Green Gate FR 4033P. Piles created from Pipe Fence construction

Bayard Police Department

Friday, Jan. 5

Domestic disturbance
North Street
Caller stated boyfriend was hitting her/line is open and silent. NMSP on scene.

Saturday, Jan. 6

Unwanted subject
Fahey Street
Caller advised that a named subject is outside refusing to leave. BPD and NMSP issued subject an indefinite CTW for this address.

Silver City Mayor Ken Ladner would like to invite your input, ideas and inspirations toward making our town even better.

This month's "Monday Meeting With The Mayor" will be at the Javalina Coffee House, located at 117 West Market Street (corner of Market and Texas Streets) on Monday, January 15, 2018, from 8:00am to 11:00am.

All are invited to stop by and share your insights and ideas with Mayor Ladner.

Friday, Jan. 5

Game and Fish
11575 E. Highway 180
Dead javelina at the end of the driveway.

Domestic disturbance
Highway 15
Caller stated her 20-year-old son assaulted her 16-year-old son and left on a red Honda motorcycle headed north. Advised that the 16-year-old has scrapes and scratches but does not need medical assistance. Deputy advised on Highway 35/will continue to Highway 15.

Friday, Jan. 5

Domestic disturbance
N. Silver Street
Her 27-year-old son has destroyed property inside the residence and is refusing to leave. NMSP on scene.

Fraud/embezzlement
2501 E. Highway 180
Caller stated that a named male and a named female returned some merchandise that was shoplifted from inside the store.

Jan. 14 at 10 am, 3845 North Swan Street - “History of HIV/AIDS” - Hugh Epping will talk about the history of HIV/AIDS from a health care provider’s perspective; and about the social issues facing not only those who are infected, but also those affected by their associations with them. He’ll explore the status of care then and now, both nationally and locally.

Epping was the past Executive Director of Open Door Clinic in Elgin, IL during the beginning of the AIDS Epidemic. Open Door immediately began addressing HIV/AIDS as soon as the first article about the epidemic appeared in 1981and was on the leading edge in innovative care and coordination of services.

Quemado Ranger District Business News
Quemado, NM, January 8, 2018—The Quemado Ranger District will not be selling forest maps, firewood and other permits on January 9, 2018, from 12:00-4:30 p.m. due to staffing limitations. The office will be open for other business and information. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Maps and permits will still be available at the Reserve Ranger District at 8 Smokey Bear Circle, Reserve, NM.

For information on the Gila National Forest, check out our website at http://www.fs.usda.gov/gila

Friends of the Silver City Library’s
January Book Sale

The Silver City Friends of the Library is holding its January Book Sale on Saturday, January 13, from 10:00am-2:00pm, at the FOL Bookstore, 1510 Market Street--in the big yard on Market Street across from Cheyenne Street, six blocks west of the Habitat for Humanity Restore yard.

Hardback and trade paperback books are priced at $1.00 each and paperbacks at $0.50 each. In some individual cases, books may be priced higher. Weather permitting, clearance items sales take place in the FOL parking lot where visitors can purchase a bag of books (special bags are provided in the parking lot) at $2.00 per bag.

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Editor's Note

The Grant county Beat continues to bring you new columnists. New this past week are the Christian Corner, for those who are already Christians or are exploring the beliefs.

The second is a business-centered column—Your Business Connection by the New Mexico Business Coalition. The group works to make policy in the state of New Mexico better for all businesses, large and small.

The Beat has a new column for you gardeners out there. The Grant County Extension Service will bring you monthly columns on gardening issues. The first one posted is on Winterizing your houseplants and patio plants.

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