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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.

Friday, Apr. 6

Welfare check
Tabor Drive
Caller advised that her mother went back to her abusive boyfriend. Deputy advised clear from residence/doesn’t look like anyone resides at the residence. Deputies advised both called caller and she refused to speak with us/if she calls back refer her to state police.

Welfare check
Western Drive
There are small children inside the residence and no one is answering the door for APO.

Bayard Police Department

Friday, Apr. 6

Welfare check
Bayard City Hall
Female is walking down Central Avenue. Officer had contact advising she is now walking on the sidewalk.

Welfare check
Runnels Drive
Deputy advised subject stated he was in a fight and was hit in the face with a brick. Officer had contact advising he’s okay/negative on any injuries.

Friday, April 6

Stolen motor vehicle
Little Walnut Road
His 2007 maroon Chev Cobalt has been stolen as of midnight. License invalid-revoked.

Identity theft
SCPD
Walk-in advised she got a letter from the IRS about someone using her SS# for employment purposes.

For the weekend beginning Friday April 6, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. and ending Monday April 9, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. Officers of the Silver City Police Department responded to 42 calls for service and had 200 self-initiated activity, and made 14 arrests. No arrests were made for DWI.

Grant County Democratic Party, 5:30 p.m. potluck, 6:00 p.m. business meeting Wednesday, April 11. Bayard Community Center. Democratic candidate forum for Grant County Commissioner, District 1 and District 2. Listen to Democratic candidates speak of their platform and their vision for Grant County. Bring a dish, bring a friend. Good food, good conversation. Info (575) 654-6060

The Governing Council of Aldo Leopold Charter School will hold its regular meeting on Thursday, April 12, 2018 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.

Widowed and Single Persons of Grant County monthly meeting is Monday, May 14, 2018, 10:30 am at Cross Point Assembly of God Church, 11600 Hwy 180 E.

Cecelia and John Bell have a presentation of the Ft. Bayard Museum.

Cost for lunch is $12. All singles are welcome. For information call 575-537-3643.

The Silver City Museum is excited to host a live music, history and culture presentation about some important (and catchy!) Latin music genres, with musician and folklorist Chuy Martinez. Martinez will speak and perform in the Silver City Museum Courtyard, 302 West Broadway Street on Thursday, April 26 at noon.

Chuy Martinez is a musician and folklorist who has performed all over New Mexico. The program he is sharing with us this April is about the rich, decades-long exchange musical ideas between the Americas: the ballad, from Spain and Mexico; the cumbia, of Caribbean African and Indian roots; and nueva cancion (new song), a music of social struggle influenced by U.S. labor and protest songs.

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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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