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, Dec. 11

Suspicious vehicle
Budge/N. Franey
Officer requested EMS for male passed out/possible overdose/making gurgling sound/age: 20s-30s. Advised one male in custody re: possession of narcotics.

Thursday, Dec. 13

Request officer
Pine Street
Some type of neighbor complaint.

Monday, Dec. 11

111 S. Texas Street.
Officer made contact advising everything is okay.

N. Hudson Street
Caller advised an extension cord was stolen for the Christmas lights downtown.

Monday, Dec. 11

Suspicious vehicle
Highway 152 – Fierro
Male advised he is a contractor for FMI.

Welfare check
N. Mineral and E. Maple streets
Out with CYFD.

The Silver City Public Library would like to inform the community that access to their College Avenue (handicapped) entrance will be closed temporarily during the rebuilding of the access ramp to that door. Construction is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, December 20. Please use the Cooper Street entrance—which is the main front door--during construction. There is a lift to the lower level as an alternative to the stairs. Library staff will assist with using the lift.

"The ramp to the College Avenue entrance will be re-constructed for improved accessibility and safety," explained Lillian Galloway, library public services manager. "Our goal is to make the library easy to use for everyone."

visitor center exhibit rsRebecca Martin and George Austin in front of part of the exhibit.A new exhibit is on display at the Murray Ryan Visitor Center located at 201 N. Hudson St. The exhibit highlights some of the two hundred downtown businesses. The exhibit includes interesting personal information about the business owners and why they have their businesses.

Silver City Photo Club plans to meet Wednesday, January 3, at 7:00 p.m.

Bruce Bloy, photographer about town, will discuss post-camera processing. Highlights of Bruce's talk will include work flow, a "way of thinking" about the final image, and how to use particular tools such as Photoshop Camera Raw, Lightroom, and NIK. Bruce has offered courses to WILL members in the past, but this photo club session is free and open to all. Unitarian Universalist Meeting House, 3845 North Swan, in Silver City. 860-670-4543.

Widowed and Single Persons of Grant County monthly meeting is Monday, January 8, 2018, 10:30 am at Cross Point Assembly of God Church, 11600 Hwy 180 E. Mayor Ken Ladner will be our speaker. Cost for lunch is $12. All singles are welcome. For information call 575-537-3643.

labyrinth rsPhoto: Courtesy of Cordelia RoseEvery year people around the world meditate to heal themselves, each other & the world. Many walk a labyrinth. The time set is 12 noon GMT. In New Mexico this is 5 o'clock in the morning of 31st December.

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