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Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash on I-10 east of Deming

Luna County- On Friday, July 3, 2015 at approximately 12:25 a.m., officers from the New Mexico State Police responded to the scene of a fatal vehicle crash. This crash occurred at mile marker 103 on Interstate 10 east of Deming, New Mexico.

The initial investigation revealed that a vehicle driven by Charles Preece (26) from Berwick, Louisiana, was eastbound on Interstate 10 when the vehicle he was driving struck a guardrail. The vehicle then flipped over, coming to rest on its top.

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Arrest made in June 21 shooting of three men

Arrest made in June 21 shooting of three men

Albert Vega (Photo Courtesy of Grant County Detention Center)

By Roger Lanse

Silver City police officers were dispatched to the area of 6th and Swan streets at about 8:55 p.m. on June 21, in response to a report of shots fired. While en route, a responding officer advised that quite a few vehicles and people were leaving the area.

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Inman Fire Update for July 2, 2015

Inman Fire Update for July 2, 2015















TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, NM; July 2, 2015 – Fire managers report the Inman Fire has grown to approximately 20 acres, three miles northwest of Lookout Mountain on the Black Range Ranger District. Fire behavior is characterized as smoldering and creeping. The lightning-caused fire started June 25 and is being managed for multiple resource objectives.-- Continue reading

Grant County 4-H winners locally and at district

By Tayler Lamb
Grant County 4-H Council Reporter
July 1, 2015

Grant County 4-H held their county indoor contests on June 9, 2015 at Stout Elementary. There were quite a few 4-H participants who competed in the various contests such as livestock judging, sewing, public speaking, demonstrations and a horticulture contest. Contestants were challenged with plant, fruit and vegetable identification for the horticulture contest and future public speakers were competing with "impromptu" topics, as well as prepared speeches and demonstrations.

Livestock judgers place a class of animals such as pigs, goats, lambs and steers for breeding or market quality.-- Continue reading

Small Stream Flood Advisory 070215

Small Stream Flood Advisory 070215

The National Weather Service In El Paso Has Issued A

* Small Stream Flood Advisory For...
Northeastern Grant County In South Central New Mexico...
Northwestern Sierra County In North Central New Mexico...

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Commissary Fire Update -- July 2, 2015

EMNRD-FORESTRY DIVISION for the Santa Fe National Forest

Start Date: June 5, 2015 Percent Contained: 0%

Size: 1,700 acres Growth Potential: Low
Vegetation: Ponderosa pine, aspen, mixed conifer, grass and brush

Summary: Fire managers on the lightning-caused Commissary Fire on the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District took advantage of the drier weather yesterday and strengthened the western perimeter along Forest Road 66, burning 150 acres. With wetter conditions forecasted today, crews will continue chipping and piling operations around the perimeter today.-- Continue reading

NM 90/Hudson Street Bridge Public Involvement Meeting July 8

Silver City: The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) with Interstate Highway Construction will be holding a public involvement meeting to discuss the NM 90/Hudson Street Bridge Reconstruction Project for Silver City, NM.


6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Wednesday July 8, 2015


Grant County Convention Center

3031 Highway 180 - E

Silver City, NM

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LIST ADDED: GRMC Presents Long-Term Service Awards

LIST ADDED: GRMC Presents Long-Term Service Awards

A few of the 152 long-term service awardees on hand after the ceremony.

Photo and Article by Mary Alice Murphy

Gila Regional Medical Center presented year pins to 29 recipients who in 2014 had worked at the hospital for five years; and to 32 who have reached the five-year mark in 2015.-- Continue reading

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