By Roger Lanse
According to an official source, an unresponsive 46-year-old man with a Silver City address was found by a city worker lying on the ground near the Gough Park Pavilion at about 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. Cause of death will await the results of an autopsy. However it appears the man may have died from exposure as he was not dressed for cold weather wearing thin athletic pants, T–shirt, and a light jacket, the source said.
The man was transported by EMS personnel to Gila Regional Medical Center ER, where unsuccessful attempts were made to resuscitate him, the source stated.
By Mary Alice Murphy
[Editor's Note: This author stayed only for the informational part of the meeting.]
Lt. Jonathan Robinson from public affairs at Holloman Air Force Base made announcements. He requested that audience members not applaud or make comments when speakers were talking, plus other items of information for attendees.
The session opened with a video. The sound was not very loud and audience members complained they couldn't hear, but the volume was as high as it would go.
Difficult Driving Conditions in Cliff Area
NM 78, NM 153, NM 293, NM 159 has roadways reported as snow packed and icy. Please drive with caution, reduce speed and obey all posted traffic signs. Crews are out plowing roadway. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Difficult Driving Conditions – Cliff/Glenwood
US 180 has roadway reported snow covered and with black ice. Please drive with caution, reduce speed and obey all posted traffic signs. Crews are out plowing roadway. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Difficult Driving Conditions in Silver City to Lordsburg
NM 90 from mile post 0 to 37 is snow packed and icy, road has been reopened, continue to use caution as plow truck are in the area. Please drive with caution, reduce speed and obey all posted traffic signs. The NMDOT is out plowing roadway. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Severe Driving Conditions in Silver City to Lordsburg
NM 90 from mile post 0 to 37 is snow packed and icy, road is closed until conditions change. Please drive with caution, reduce speed and obey all posted traffic signs. The NMDOT is out plowing roadway. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Including the cities of Silver City, Lake Roberts, Kingston,
and Fort Bayard
1124 AM MST Sat Dec 28 2019
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS
* TIMING...Snow is expected to persist into the evening hours. The
heaviest snow should fall in the early afternoon hours.
New classified for Silver City church seeking office manager.
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