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Dinner and a Movie, October 7

On October 7 from 5PM-8PM It Takes A Village will have a community gathering in the area outside the store. Come break bread with your fellow Silver Citians, and enjoy free delicious food, great conve-- Continue reading

Big Ditch Rising Oct. 1 Update

For those of you who don't know, Big Ditch Rising is the name of the committee we started to work to create a safe space for the homeless. We are working hard, but have hit a roadblock with the City.-- Continue reading

"It Takes a Village" Store Re-opening

As many of you know, the store was closed for 3 weeks. This was for a couple of reasons. First, we were remodeling to open up the side of the store that was previously unused. We have added thousands-- Continue reading

PSA Awareness Event in October 2015

Have you had your annual PSA Screening?

Get educated on prostate issues and receive an order to get your annual prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test.

Oct. 17, 2015 from 9am - 1pm in the Conferen-- Continue reading

Slaughter Mesa Prescribed Fire Planned

QUEMADO, NM; Sept. 30, 2015 – Quemado Ranger District fire management personnel are preparing to conduct the 3,100-acre Slaughter Mesa prescribed fire approximately eight miles southeast of Quemado Lake-- Continue reading

ISC has funding for water conservation projects in four-county area

On November 24, 2014, the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission (“NM ISC”) voted to provide $3 million dollars to fund municipal water conservation projects in the counties of Grant, Catron, Luna and Hi-- Continue reading

Raven Drake to promote third book

Raven Drake will be holding a reading and promoting his third book "Cruel Radiance."

On Halloween

October 31, 2015
Saturday from 1:00 to 2:00 PM

@ The Bayard Public Library

1112 Central Ave, Bayard, NM 88023

(575) 537-6244

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Southwest Festival of the Written Word is Here

Southwest Festival of the Written Word is Here

The 2015 Southwest Festival of the Written Word brings over fifty writers and writing professionals, who live and write in the southwest, to Silver City NM this weekend, October 2-4 to celebrate the m-- Continue reading

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