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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.

Bayard Police Department

Monday, Sept.17

Aggravated assault
Virginia Street
10-year-old neighbor pulled a gun out on her son when he was walking home from the bus stop earlier. Officer advised pending call until clear from prisoner in custody/called caller to let her know.

Criminal trespass warning
400 Tom Foy Blvd.
A named individual is in the store with a CTW.

Monday, Sept. 17

Welfare check
Cuprite Court – Tyrone
A 62-year-old female has not shown up for work and it is not like her. Deputy had contact advising she is disoriented possibly from medication for her recent surgery, but refuses medical.

Reckless driver
Little Walnut Road/Whispering Hills
Officer went traffic with vehicle at Cain/Trail Ridge – driver was told to slow down.

Monday, Sept. 17

Welfare check
Cactus Street
Caller advised her two daughters, 4 and 18-months old, are with their father, who caller advised is in fear for her life and her daughters’ lives with. Officer had contact with father advising the children are okay/father will be calling caller back.

Criminal trespass warning
SCPD
Caller wants a named male issued a CTW to her house. Officer will ATL.

IN PERSON ABSENTEE VOTING
ABSENTEE VOTING for the November 6, 2018 General Election will be conducted as shown below:
Grant County Clerk's Office at 1400 Highway 180 East, Silver City ― Beginning Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Tuesday, October 9 thru Friday, October 12 . . . . .. . …. . . . . . . . .8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday, October 15 thru Friday, October 19.. . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . .8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday, October 22 thru Friday, October 26 . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . .8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday, October 29 thru Friday, November 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday, November 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:00am - 5:00pm

Party in Pink GLOW Zumbathon!
Friday Oct. 5 6:00-8:00pm
Tickets $10 in advance or $15 at the door
Silver City Recreation Center
Contact Carissa 575-956-7534

linda john woodwardAt the Silver City Rotary Club’s meeting on Tuesday, September 25, Rotary District Governor Linda Woodward will give an update on the state of Rotary District 5520. This is part of Ms. Woodward’s efforts to visit every single club in Rotary District 5520. Rotary is divided among zones and regional districts. District 5520 covers New Mexico and West Texas. Linda Woodward, as district governor, acts as an officer of Rotary International and leads the 68 clubs within the district.

Silver City, NM, September 19, 2018—PFLAG Silver City’s annual meeting will be held at 7:00 PM, Tuesday, October 2, at 1232 E. 40th St., Silver City (corner of 40th St. and Fowler).  The meeting includes a potluck meal, election of officers, president’s report, financial report, and time for planning PFLAG priorities for the upcoming year.  All interested persons are invited.

PFLAG works to make sure that all people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer are not only valued by society, but take pride in and value themselves. PFLAG does this through providing peer-to-peer support, educating people on the issues that are important to the community, and advocating for inclusive policies and laws.  For more information, call 575-590-8797 or go to www.pflagsilver.org

Silver City, NM, September 18, 2018—For Immediate Release.  The Gila National Forest Wilderness Ranger Districts is looking for volunteer camp hosts.

The host would be stationed at the Upper End Campground near the Lake Roberts Recreation area. Amenities provided include a pull-through campsite, water, electricity, a Forest Service radio, sewer and propane. Time commitment desired would be to arrive as soon as possible and stay through Labor Day of 2019. Other time frames will be considered.

If you are interested in this position, please contact Amy Hartell at 575.536.2250 or email at ahartell@fs.fed.us.

For information on the Gila National Forest, check out our website here.

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