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Silver City Council to hold regular meeting on Oct.25, 2016

October 21, 2016 Legal Notices
LEGAL NOTICE The Town of Silver City Council will hold a public hearing during its regular Council Meeting on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at the Grant County Administration Center, 1400 Hwy 180 East, Silver City, New Mexico. The public is invited to attend. Action items on the agenda will include:Approval of Minutes: Regular Meeting on Oct. 11, 2016Public Hearing: A. Approval /…

Man arrested by Grant County Sheriff’s Department was on New Mexico’s most wanted list


Grant County Sheriff’s Department investigators were able to gather information that Michael Lester Sproul (48 YOA/ Silver City) was still in the area of Grant County. With that information investigators, along with US Marshals, were able to pin point some locations within Silver City where Sproul had been seen. Law Enforcement Officials set up surveillance in those areas.

On October 20, 2016, just before 11:00 a.m., Investigators with the Grant County Sheriff’s Department were conducting surveillance in the area of the Albertson’s Shopping Center located at 1956 Highway 180 East in Silver City. At that time, they were able to locate Sproul. Sproul was arrested without incident and transported to the Grant County Detention Center. Sproul was arrested for a probation violation warrant issued by Judge JC Robinson, which has no bond. Sproul was on probation for Aggravated Burglary with a Deadly Weapon, Embezzlement of a Vehicle, Forgery and Resisting Evading an Officer. Read more...

New Mexico’s Most Wanted in Custody-Caught in Silver City

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Silver City, NM- On October, 20 2016, the Grant County Sherriff’s Office arrested Michael Sprouls in Silver City, NM and booked him into the Grant County Detention Center. Michael Sprouls was wanted by the New Mexico Departments of Corrections for Parole Violation with an underlying charge of Burglary with a Deadly Weapon, Larceny-Stolen Firearm, and has a history of resisting, evading, and obstructing an officer. His history includes drug charges, aggravated battery on a household member, and aggravated battery with a Deadly Weapon.                    

Aldo Leopold Charter School Board discuses lease assistance award and risk management

By Margaret Hopper

Aldo Leopold’s governing council met Tuesday, October 18 at 5:38. Members present were Mary Gruszka, Shauna McCosh, Ken Stone, Dale Lane and David Peck, Chairman.

In the staff report, Esther Jamison told of the trip to Little Cherry Creek Ranch where students picked apples. They were to have a second trip soon after to press apples into cider.

In the business report, Harry Browne explained the recent hold at Santa Fe on the $66,000 + of the lease assistance award for Aldo’s lease agreement on the current building. He said the paperwork lacked a certain phrase requirement. Once that was supplied, half of the amount was sent with the promise that the rest would come at the end of this calendar year. Read more...

Who Will Ever Know?

Editor's Note: Some taxpayers in the Cliff/Gila Valley have been overtaxed for more than 30 years.

Courtesy of Claudia Duerinck

Today I would like to tell you a story. It’s entitled:
Who Will Ever Know?

The Upper Gila Watershed District was formed on November 23, 1959 and encompassed 3,938 acres between the Gila River and the east and west irrigation ditches.

The Watershed District Board, subject to the approval of their supervisors, the Grant Soil and Water Conservation District, was and is granted statutory authority to levy a maximum 5 mill tax on the real property within the district to meet their budgetary needs.


Freeze warning for parts of Grant County 102116

Cold Overnight Lows Tonight Behind Cool Front That Moved In
This Morning...

.a Cool Front Pushed West Across The Area This Morning...bringing
Temperatures About 10 Degrees Cooler Than Wednesday. Expect
Overnight Low Temperatures To Be The Coolest Of The Season.
Temperatures Should Warm Rapidly After Sunrise.

Upper Gila River Valley-
Including The Cities Of...cliff...buckhorn...gila Hot Springs...
Mule Creek
351 Pm Mdt Thu Oct 20 2016

...freeze Warning In Effect From Midnight Tonight To 10 Am Mdt


NMDOT issues alert for winds 20161020

Please use caution along Interstate 10, high winds and dust blowing, use caution traveling from Deming to Lordsburg.

This week is Friends of the Library Week at the Silver City Public Library

This week at the Silver City Public Library is Friends of the Library Week. During the regular Tuesday Storytime, Becky Nell Young, who is also a member of the Southwest Festival of the Written Word, presented a version of Goldilocks with props on a felt board. Those watching the session from left are Lexa Dahl-Bredine holding baby Tule, Cindy Barker, Grace and River Dahl-Bredine, Tristan Thai and his great-grandma Penny Costello.(Photo by Mary Alice Murphy)

Friends of the Library raise money for the library, through their quarterly book sales and their ongoing in-library sales. Your membership helps the library and your volunteerism helps the Friends raise even more money for the library and its programs. Young said: "SWFWW supports literacy for children and my volunteerism in the Library reflects that commitment."

Join today. Email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information on their actitives and how you can become a part of a working organization. 

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