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.

The Silver City Art Association has announced their new officers for 2018.


This month, Silver City Photo Club features Japanese photographer, Ryo Inuzuka. Ryo came here from Japan to study with Master Photographer, Joe Butts, for one year. Ryo will share his experiences in the USA, Joe's impact on his photography, and more in his talk, "A Japanese Student's Photographic Journey in America." Unitarian Universalist Meeting House, 3845 North Swan Street in Silver City. 860-670-4543

tabor family rsThe Tabor FamilyCountry music legend, Dolly Parton, visited the Library of Congress a few weeks ago to celebrate delivery of the Imagination Library's 100 millionth book. Parton founded the nonprofit program in 1995 as a way to help kids in her native Sevier County, Tennessee, by giving them early access to books, something her father never had. Now, every month, the Imagination Library mails a free book to more than a million children living in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom.

Widowed and Single Persons of Grant County monthly meeting is Monday, April 9, 2018, 10:30 a.m. at Cross Point Assembly of God Church, 11600 Hwy 180 E. Our speaker is Ellen Brown from the Forest Service. Cost for lunch is $12. All single are welcome. For information call 575-537-3643.

The Silver City Public Library will host the second act in its free concert series on March 16, 2018. The concerts are free and open to the public thanks to the generous support of the Friends of the Library.

The Silver City/Southwest NM Branch of AAUW invites members and visitors to attend our meeting on Wednesday March 21 from noon to 1:30 pm at the Gender Equity Center on the WNMU campus at 1211 Mississippi Street.

March 14, 2018

6:00 p.m. Grant County Beekeepers: Pollinators & Nature

Meeting is open to all – beekeepers and "friends of bees."

Grant County Republican Women will meet Wednesday, March 21 at 11:30 a.m. at WNMU Cafeteria Sunset Room. Yvette Herrell, candidate for Congressional District 2 will speak. A delicious buffet lunch will be served for $10. Come and bring a friend!

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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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