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.

Monday, Feb. 26

Suspicious vehicle
Holly Lane/Whispering Hills
Caller advised a small car that sounds like a “rice-burner car” keeps driving up and down the road. Deputy out with red Camaro/a named male and a named female were just talking.

Welfare check
Emory Pass – Highway 152
Deputy advised negative contact.

Monday, Feb. 26

Welfare check
1500 N. Hudson Street
Caller advised a male wearing a hospital gown is outside. Officer had contact advising called a clinic in T or C/male is a patient there/waiting for clinic to call back to see if there is any form of transportation to take the male back/he is a vet.

Canal Street – 10:08 a.m.
Female on 911 yelling for someone to get out of her house/advised she wants a male off her porch. Caller advised she is trying to get her items out of her friend’s house and female is causing problems. Advised that the male kicked open her door/open 911/continuing to state that she does not want him there with her husband. Second caller is named. Caller advised she did get physical with her husband.

hannah collecting acorns rsHanna collecting acorns (photo by Hanna Blood)At the meeting of the Gila Native Plant Society on Friday, March 16, 2018, Hanna Blood will give a presentation entitled "Wildly Cultivating" on gardening with native plants. Bring some questions! She will to try to solve your gardening quandaries.

The Silver Consolidated Schools and Opportunity High School will be closed for Spring Break from Monday, March 12, 2018 – March 16, 2018. No classes will be held. Regular class schedules will resume on Monday, March 19, 2018. The Administration office will remain open.

Cliff Schools will be closed for Spring Break from March 26-30, 2018. No classes will be held. Regular class schedules will resume on Monday, April 2, 2018.

*New Location: The Commons (aka The Volunteer Center)
501 E 13th St
Silver City, NM 88061
(13th & Corbin east of the Food Basket, access from 12th St or Swan St)

17 March 2018 (3rd Saturday of every month)

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Plant of the Month: Mexican Evening Primrose – Please share your knowledge, experiences, and ideas about this plant.

Skill Share: Solo contour reconnaissance: strategy, technique, and equipment, with Ed Colmar

The Southwestern Chapter of ACLU-NM will hold its regular Board Meeting on Monday March 5, 2018 at 6:00 PM in the back meeting room of The Little Toad in Silver City. All ACLU members and members of the public are invited to join us for dinner at 5:00, followed by the business meeting at 6:00. For further information contact Robert Garrett, the President, at (575) 590 4809 or pabob@earthlink.com

The photography exhibit "Vast" by FeVa Fotos photographers Sandy Feutz and Tom Vaughan at the MRAC office gallery has been extended through the month of March. The MRAC office and gallery is located in the Wells Fargo Bank building and the exhibit is available for viewing 9 a.m. till 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Pictured is "East Maui" by Tom Vaughan.east maui rs"Vast"

During the week of March 5 - 9, 2018, Mick Rich will barnstorm New Mexico on a Hard Hat Town Hall Tour. This Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in New Mexico will meet with voters of Grant County to hear their concerns and expectations on Friday, March 9, from 2:45 to 4 p.m. at the Wrangler Bar and Grill Four Seasons Room. Food and beverage items may be ordered off the menu.

Mick will describe how he will use federal resources to get New Mexico working again. He will explain why hard-working New Mexico taxpayers need a common-sense Hard Hat to be their voice in the U.S. Senate. This is an opportunity to learn more about Mick and his views. Send a hard hat to Washington!

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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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