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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, July 15

Criminal damage to property
Empire Street
Caller advised her female neighbor was breaking the windows to her house, Officer out on Virginia Street/female is clear/waiting for CYFD to come get female’s kids.

Monday, July 15

Unattended death
El Otro Lado Road -- Upper Mimbres
Caller advised her 85-year-old husband is dead/advised he was not feeling well. Caller from OMI advised he is working on another case and will be there as soon as he can.

Prisoner transport
Dona Ana Juvi Detention
No report.

Monday, July 15, 2019

Domestic disturbance
Grant Street
Caller advised someone is outside her residence. Officers out with two at Penny Park/one taken to a 32nd Street address/the other released to her mother.

Larceny
West Street
Caller advised her interlock was stolen out of her car. Officer advised she is not answering her door.

Quemado, NM, July 19, 2019—The Gila National Forest, Quemado Ranger District plans district-wide pile burns, weather and fire conditions permitting.

With the onset of monsoon season, the Quemado District is preparing to burn piles at various district locations. These areas will be signed and posted for public awareness. The pile burns are scheduled to begin the week of July 22, 2019. Piles will be burned throughout the monsoon green-up season when conditions are conducive to burning. The objectives of these burns are to reduce wildfire threat by removing piled fuels/slash created from past and ongoing thinning and timber sale projects.

Mayor Ken Ladner will discuss how the Silver City Rotary Club and the Town of Silver City can work together for the betterment of the community at the July 23 Rotary meeting.

Members of the public are always invited to attend Rotary Club meetings that are of interest to them. 

The Good Shepherd Recital series presents Joseph Seth Zamora in a piano-lecture on Saturday, July 27 at 3 PM. The performance will be held at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in historic downtown Silver City. Handicapped parking is available off 6th street. The address is 207 West St.

Mr. Zamora is a  2018 graduate of New Mexico State University in piano performance.

Reserve, NM, July 18, 2019 – The Gila National Forest, Reserve Ranger District plans district-wide pile burns, weather and fire conditions permitting.

With the onset of monsoon season, the Reserve District is preparing to burn piles at various district locations. These areas will be signed and posted for public awareness. The pile burns are scheduled to begin in August 2019. Piles will be burned throughout the monsoon green-up season as conditions are conducive to burning. The objectives of these burns are to reduce wildfire threat by removing piled fuels/slash created from past and ongoing thinning and timber sale projects.

The burns will be conducted at the following locations:

WNMU Regents To Vote on 10 Action Items

What:   The Western New Mexico University Board of Regents meeting at WNMU. The board will consider Tenure Recommendations, FY19 Quarter 4 Financial Certification, FY19 Endowment Report, FY21 Research and Public Service Projects (RPSP), Capital Projects Transmittal for Mustang Fountain and Infrastructure , Capital Projects Transmittal for Electronic Door Locking System, Capital Projects Transmittal for 10th Street Landscape and Infrastructure, Revised 5-Year Capital Outlay Projects & Institutional Capital Projects & Infrastructure Projects (ICIP), International Initiatives Budget and Evaluation of President’s Performance. Regents will also share a report on New Mexico Higher Education Regents' Coalition (HERC) Meeting. The agenda and other pertinent documents are available at admin.wnmu.edu/bor/meetings.

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