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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.

Silver City, NM – The School of Social Work at Western New Mexico University will launch several awareness activities to commemorate National Autism Awareness Month (NAAM) the first week of April 2018!

Autism is a complex neurodevelopmental disability that typically appears during the first two years of life and affects a person's ability to communicate and interact with others. Autism is defined by a certain set of behaviors and is a "spectrum disorder" meaning that it affects individuals differently and to varying degrees. There is no known single cause for autism, but increased awareness and funding can help families today.

Bayard Police Department

Monday, Apr. 2

DV order violation
Main Street
Caller advised a named male is texting her and they have a DVO. Officer had contact with male advising they will be filing charges on him for DVO violation.

This trip will go to the Polly Ann Mining District north of Duncan, Arizona. We will be collecting fluorite from a couple of locations. This area is known for blue fluorite.

We will meet at the Visitor's Center on Highway 90 near the Post Office. Be there at 8 AM. We will leave at 8:30 AM. Bring lots of water, lunch, chairs and cameras. Bring digging tools. You will need a rock hammer or small digging tool to hunt the locations. See you on the 21st. For more information please call 575-388-2010, rollingstonesgms.blogspot.com

The club meeting will be on Thursday April 12 at our club house located at 2045 Memory Lane in Silver City, NM. We always start with a Potluck Dinner at 6 pm followed by a rock draw (rock donations are always accepted). Please bring your own service ware and a dish to share.

Our Program for April will be a video presentation. Join us if you can. For more information please see our blog site rollingstonesgms.blogspot.com

The regular monthly board meeting of the Grant Soil & Water Conservation District will be held Monday, April 16, 2018, 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. To request a copy of the agenda or for more information, please call 575-388-1569 or email grantswcd@zianet.com. The public is welcome to attend.

Monday, Apr. 2

Criminal trespass warning
B Street – Hurley
Issued an indefinite CTW to a named individual.

Monday, Apr. 2

Harassment
SCPD
Walk-in advised a male followed her to the police department and is outside/unknown name/harassing her in Tyrone and at work.

The Silver City Public Library regular hours are
Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Closed Sunday

Silver City Public Library and Literacy Link-Leamos, Tech Training: Open Lab Tuesday, April 10, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., 515 W. College Avenue, Silver City. Practice computer skills and ask questions. Bring your own laptop or mobile device for troubleshooting. Knowledgeable Literacy Link-Leamos staff and volunteers will be available to help. Free, no registration necessary. Contact Literacy Link-Leamos at 575-388-0892 or info@literacylinkleamos.org for more information.

Live from Silver City

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Editor's Note

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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