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

This month's "Monday With The Mayor" will be at the Grinder Mill, 403 West College Avenue, on Monday, August 7 from 8:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Please stop by and share your insights and ideas with Mayor Ladner. All are welcome!

The Grant County affiliate of the New Mexico Association of Educational Retirees will meet Friday, August 4 at 11:30 in the Sunset Room of the WNMU Cafeteria. All members of the New Mexico Educational Retirement system are urged to attend. This is an opportunity to renew associations with old friends, meet new ones and keep abreast of what is happening in public education. Retirees from other states are encouraged to receive Associate Membership. The goal for GCAER is to monitor legislation affecting public education and support our public schools. For additional information, call (575) 538-5754.

Interspecies Communication and the Connection of All Living Beings

Sunday, August 6 at 10 am, 3845 North Swan Street. “Kinship with All Life” Anita Williams will be presenting information about interspecies communication as presented in the book "Kinship with All Life" by J. Allen Boone. Anita moved to Silver City about two and a half years ago from Anchorage, Alaska after retiring from a career as a geologist. She says she has been fortunate to be able to share her life with numerous cat and dog companions. She learned of the book during a pet/human communication class and has read and reread it many times, getting more and different insights each time. Although the book is primarily about animals, including even insects, it is even more about the connections of all beings, developing awareness of those connections and opening hearts and minds. There will be coffee and conversation after the service and visitors are welcome.

Please join us for Green Drinks on Thursday, August 3, starting at 5:30 p.m. in the backroom of Little Toad Creek Brewery & Distillery, 200 N. Bullard Street.

We will have two speakers. Grant County Assessor, Raul Turrieta, will give an update on property valuations within Grant County, and talk about initiatives having to do with the County Assessors office.

Town of Silver City Mayor, Ken Ladner, will provide an overview on "State of the Town" and talk about Town projects in which he is particularly interested.

Come hungry and you can order and purchase the food and drinks of your choice off the entire menu. Bring your friends, family and associates!

For further info call (575)538-1337 or email swGreenChamber@gmail.com

"Pop Culture in Silver City," a community panel discussion, will be held in the Silver City Museum Annex, 302 West Broadway, Silver City, NM, Thursday, August 10, 2017, noon to 1pm.

Come to hear about the popular diversions locals enjoyed in Silver City and Grant County circa 1967, and contribute your own stories. Share remembrances of the cars, music, local sports teams and youth culture of the late 1960s.

August 1 Republican Party of Grant County Meeting

6:00 PM @ Headquarters

Pot Luck

3 Rio de Arenas

Bayard Police Department

Monday, July 24

204 Tom Foy Blvd.
Occurred this afternoon/caller has video ready.

Disturbance
Fahey Street
Caller advised it sounds like somebody arguing in front of her residence. Officer made contact and advised clear/parties are separated for the night.

Tuesday, July 25

Criminal trespass warning
Fahey Street
Caller advised a male is there causing problems and he has a CTW.

Injuring/tampering with motor vehicle
Cobre High School
Mirror hit off of a vehicle.

Intoxicated persons
1001 Central Avenue
Older male with long hair falling into traffic. Officer had contact at Bayard Post Office/taking the male to Mingo’s/male advised he has a house . . .

Wednesday, July 26

Domestic disturbance
Coffey and Ruby streets
Caller advised that a male ran to caller’s house and advised her that his mom’s boyfriend was acting up/unknown what was going on. Officer advised that male left prior to arrival/will ATL for appropriate action.

Domestic disturbance
Coffey Street – 4 p.m.
Caller advised that her mom’s boyfriend is refusing to give her keys back to her. Officer made contact and advised everything is okay/the male picked up some belongings and left.

Domestic disturbance
Coffey Street – 7:20 p.m.
Caller advised that her 14-year old son is grounded and he’s punching the walls and trying to leave on foot.

Thursday, July 27

Domestic disturbance
Oak Street
Caller, who sounds intoxicated, advised he and his wife got into a dispute. Advised it was not a domestic and he does not want to make it into one. Caller does not want his wife back at the residence unless caller is home. Caller advised that her father is kicking them out of the house and needs LE at the residence.

Welfare check
East Street
Caller advised a 24-year-old female and her daughter went for a walk and some subjects started to follow her and her kids and they followed them all the way to the apartment. Advised she is very scared and the subjects are still outside of her house. Officer had negative contact with the female/clear.

Hurley Police Department

Tuesday, July 25

Request officer
Lea Drive
Caller advised that a 17-year-old is acting up and threatening to leave the house. Officer made contact with the 17-year-old and is taking him back to the residence.

Thursday, July 27

Harassment
Cortez Avenue
Caller advised that her daughter’s ex-partner keeps harassing her and her daughter via text.

Santa Clara Police Department

Monday, July 24

Battery
Santa Clara City Hall
Battery on her son by another child at school/repeated incidents may have occurred.

Welfare check
Santa Clara Post Office
Caller advised that an elderly male started walking toward caller’s vehicle and caller wasn’t sure if the male was okay or lost/he was walking with a cane. Officer had negative contact.

Tuesday, July 25

Unwanted subject
S. Cleveland Street
A named female is causing problems with caller’s son. Officer advised female left prior to arrival.

Wednesday, July 26

Domestic disturbance
Armory
Male in a maroon Chevy Suburban beating up a female behind the armory.

Criminal trespass warning
Manhattan Park Drive
Caller wants a CTW issued to a named male, but male is not on scene.

Unwanted subject
N. Cleveland Street
Caller advised that some subjects were on the roadway who were causing problems for his daughter. Two females and a male left area and headed north on Cleveland by the school.

Monday, July 24

Domestic disturbance
Cherry Creek Campground
Caller advised a male and a female have been arguing for over an hour. Deputy made contact/all verbal/everything is okay.

Suspicious vehicle
Bill Evans Road and Highway 180
Deputy advised vehicle clear and out of roadway.

Littering
Highway 180 and Whispering Hills
Removing rocks from road.

Stolen motor vehicle
Lobo Drive – Cliff
Caller advised that a named female took her vehicle last night without permission and hasn’t returned it.

Tuesday, July 25

Weapons fired
Bar 6 Drive – Redrock
Caller advised that someone just pulled into a vacant home across the street and caller heard about five gunshots. Between deputies and NMSP they made contact with a male who is working at the home and he did fire his 9mm.

Injuring/tampering with motor vehicle
Highway 180 and Kirkland Road – Arenas Valley
Caller advised that someone shot at his windshield on the highway and he is at the Short Stop. Deputy advised negative contact.

Domestic disturbance
Sunset Trail and Kirkland Road
Officer is out with both vehicles/they are ramming each other/request ambulance for subjects. Deputy advised one in investigative detention.

Unwanted subject
Pheasant Drive
Caller advised that a named male was on his property but he ran him off.

Wednesday, July 26

Welfare check
Santa Clara Dollar General
Caller advised a hitchhiker is standing in the middle of the road trying to hitch a ride. Deputy had contact at MM 119 (near Crosspointe Church). Deputy giving male a ride to GRMC re: a cut on his elbow.

Domestic disturbance
Mimbres Yucca Drive – Upper Mimbres
A named male and a named female were fighting in the front yard/male has left.

Reckless driver
Coleman Drive
Silver Toyota driving at a high rate of speed. Deputy had contact with registered owner and daughter and the mom says she will take care of it.

Criminal trespass warning
Chukar Drive
Caller wants to have a named male issued a CTW to her residence.

Harassment
Pheasant Drive
Caller advised that a named male is driving up and down the street in a black Honda yelling at caller and her neighbors.

Thursday, July 27

Welfare check
Dickson Road and Highway 90
Male advised he is walking back into town and he’s afraid he is going to get jumped. Deputy made contact.

Welfare check
Skyview Drive
Caller advised that a friend is bleeding from her head/possibly was hit by something or fell/caller hung up.

Burglary
Highway 35 – Upper Mimbres
Caller advised that there is forced entry to the building and items have been taken.

Reckless driver
Highway 180 and Kirkland Road
Gray Ford/female talking on cellphone. Deputy had contact at Highway 180 and Mississippi Street/everything is okay.

Littering
Highway 180 at Police Academy
East side of road there is a lot of trash.

Welfare check
Ridge Road
Deputy made contact with caller and everything is okay.

Domestic disturbance
Airstrip Road – Cliff Dwellings
Caller advised that she just beat up her husband for stealing her jewelry/they are separated. Deputy advised one female being transported/pulled over at Lake Roberts because female complaining of car sickness/taking female to Mimbres off of Mimbres Dove.

Welfare check
Hermosa Street – Hanover
Caller advised that a 5-year-old grandson is staying with grandmother who is a severe alcoholic and the father is in jail. Advised that the father’s girlfriend is an active heroin user and she sometimes watches the child. Requested to check the home and if the child still has lice. Deputies in area ATL.

Burglary
El Paseo Road – Upper Mimbres
Caller advised that the dining room table is missing/unknown if there was forced entry.

Domestic disturbance
Mimbres Yucca Drive – Upper Mimbres
The named male and the named female are outside fighting/the kids are outside screaming and crying. Deputy made contact and advised everything is okay/it was all verbal/male left.

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