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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.

summer academy rsWestern New Mexico University professor, Dr. Jeff Hill directs students through a lab on brain dissection at last year’s summer academy.Silver City, NM – Teens interested in a health care career have an incredible new opportunity this summer from FORWARD New Mexico (FORWARD NM). The Teen Academy for Health Sciences (TAHS) is now accepting applications from New Mexico high school students.

slash disposal rsGlenwood, NM — The Glenwood Ranger District has a public slash disposal site on the Sheridan Road south of Glenwood, NM. Catron and Grant County residents are allowed to dump vegetative materials free of charge.

Brewer Hill Missionary Baptist Church has been passing out bagged lunches on Sunday afternoons for nearly a month now. The next is April 22 and every Sunday following. We are situated by the Big Ditch foot bridge near the Visiton Center on Sundays from 3 p.m. until all lunches are handed out.

Every first Friday of the month from 11 am till 2 pm (or until we run out)
Delivery with 5 or more orders
Dine in or carry out at Brewer Hill Missionary Baptist Church
600 N. Corbin St., Silver City, NM

ella jaz rsA new music CD, Ella Jaz-Fly Free, will be released at a concert on Saturday, April 21 at 7:00 p.m. at the El Sol Theater on Bullard Street in downtown Silver City. Ella Jaz Kirk, 14, was a musician and environmental activist, who died in 2014 in an aircraft accident near Whiskey Creek Airport in Grant County. Ella Jaz performed on her fiddle with the local group, Bayou Seco and composed many songs on piano and voice. One of the first songs she recorded at age 8, The Hand, went on to win the state-wide "Hey Mozart" Child Composer competition.

The City of Bayard will be providing each utility account the service of removing — one free pick-up truck load of yard waste. Additional loads must be paid prior to being picked up. All yard waste must be placed at the curbside for pick-up. Alley ways and sidewalks are the adjoining property owner’s responsibility. Citations will be issued if these areas are not maintained.

Construction materials in small amounts and appliances will be billed at a rate of $15.75 per pick-up truck load.

What: CCSO Opening Ceremonies

Where: Fox Field Swan & 32nd

When: April 21, at 9:00 a. m. Events start around 10 a.m.

Mimbres, NM — The Wilderness Ranger District may not be able to sell permits and forest products from Monday, April 16 through Friday, April 27 due to staffing shortages. Intermittent coverage may be available, so please call in advance at 575.536.2250 before driving to the district office.

The district offices in Glenwood, NM or Silver City, NM will be available to sell permits and other forest products.

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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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