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.

Bridge Community is renewing its Early Sunday Suppers with an "Early Souper Sunday Supper" on Sunday, September 17, 5:00 PM, at the First United Methodist Church, 300 College Ave.
Homemade vegetable soups (with and without beef), cornbread, and homemade ice cream will be featured!
A $10 donation is requested.

Bridge Community holds the vision of a Senior Living facility for our area that encompasses Independant Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care on one campus, with Skilled Nursing and Hospice services available on site as needed.

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The regular monthly meeting of the Grant Soil & Water Conservation District will be held Monday, September 18, 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. The public is invited to attend. For more information, please call 575-388-1569.

Silver City, NM – A celebration of Mexico’s independence will be commemorated through song and dance at Western New Mexico University.

Mariachi Plata, WNMU’s award-winning mariachi ensemble, along with Ballet Folklorico Paso Del Norte, Mariachi Raices de America, and Antonio Reyna, New Mexico’s Male Vocalist of the Year, will be on campus to conduct music workshops and perform in concert.

The workshops will take place Thursday, September 14 and Friday, September 15 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Parotti Music Building.

The Governing Council of Aldo Leopold Charter School will hold its regular meeting on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 at 5:30 pm. The meeting will take place at the school, which is located at 1422 Hwy 180 East in Silver City, next to the Burger King. If you have a disability requiring special assistance, notify the school at 575-538-2547 as soon as possible and arrangements will be made.

Silver City, NM, September 7, 2017—The Gila National Forest, Silver City Ranger District personnel have reopened two campgrounds. The Iron Creek Campground had been closed since July 31 due to flooding and the Railroad Canyon CG was being used to store road materials. NMDOT completed all road repairs and all flood debris has been cleared from the Iron Creek CG.

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The Silver City Rotary Auction and Benefit Gala to be held on October 7th in partnership with First American Bank will have as one of its beneficiaries the children's programs at the Gila Valley Library.

The Gila Valley Library is a small, rural library housed in a converted trailer on New Mexico 211 in Gila. It houses about 4,500 books and 1,500 DVDs and audio media. It is visited by more than 4,000 local residents annually.

Square Dance lessons will again be offered by the Silver Squares Square Dance Club, beginning Monday, September 11, at 6;00 P.M. in the Fellowship Hall of First Presbyterian Church, 1915 N. Swan Street. Enter through the 19th Street entrance. The first three lessons are free so get a partner and come start learning the basics of Square Dancing. Having a regular partner for the lessons will work best for you but there will be "Angels" (experienced dancers) there to help if necessary. Lessons begin promptly at six o'clock. There is a fee of $3 per student per lesson after the first three

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