Charles Ray Privetts, 67, a resident of Mimbres, NM - pending

Charles Ray Privetts, 67, a resident of Mimbres, NM entered eternal rest on Thursday, December 21,


Man beaten and robbed

By Roger Lanse

A Silver City Police Department officer was called to a residence on 35th Place at


Horacio Villegas, Jr., 49, a resident of Silver City, NM - pending

Horacio Villegas, Jr., 49, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest on Wednesday,


Preceptor Tau Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi

PreceptorTau2Preceptor Tau Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi is proud of its accomplishments and activities in 2023!



Rudy Munoz, 65, a resident of Santa Clara, NM

MunozRRudy Munoz, 65, entered eternal rest on December 17, 2023 surrounded by love at Gila Regional


Dense Fog Advisory 122223

dense fog advisory 122223Lowlands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-...

Silver City issues notice of intent to adopt ordinance to sell property




Deming Woman Sentenced to 21 Years for Child Abuse

A criminal case in which a six-year-old child was abused by her mother came to a conclusion


A Christmas Story by Mick Rich

A Christmas Story by Mick Rich

Merry Christmas to All

Five days from now, we will celebrate the


Silver City NMSU Student Elected to Lead National FFA

2023 24 ffa national officer emily gossett new mexico western vpA local New Mexico student has recently been chosen to lead one of the nation’s largest student


A video created in 2022 about Ace Hardware's participation in Wreath Across America

Enjoy the video, with none other than Grant County's very own Wreaths Across America organizer


Wizard of Id Comic for December 21, 2023


BY: Mick Mastroianni and Johnny Hart

BC Comic for December 21, 2023


BY: Mason Mastroianni, Mick Mastroianni and Johnny Hart

Silver City Museum held Victorian Christmas on Dec. 16, 2023

Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

On Saturday, Dec. 16, 2023, the Silver City Museum held its annual


Town of Silver City Council has canceled for December 26, 2023


Due to a lack of business items and Christmas Holiday, the Town of Silver City


NM Outdoor Recreation Division Awards $1.74M For Outdoor Infrastructure

12 new projects approved for Trails+, nearly 70% in Tribal and rural areas 

SANTA FE, N.M. – The


Nadine Langlinais, 99, a resident of Silver City, NM - pending

Nadine Langlinais, 99, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Tuesday, December 19,


December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

Car Seat Safety Also Highlighted During Event

LAS CRUCES – Tuesday, December 19, 2023, the


Fake Milk From Fake "Cows"

The efforts to control the world population has taken some very devious turns. I just read about fake


Biden Administration Announces $600 Million Christmas Gift for "Environmental Justice"

Washington, D.C. -Today, the Biden Administration announced they will spend $600 million to


Tri-City police department blotters – Dec. 15 through Dec. 17, 2023

Bayard Police Department

Welfare check
Maple Street
Caller advised she received a call from a named


Mary Joan Davis, 72, a resident of Mimbres, NM

DavisMMary Joan Davis, 72, of Mimbres, NM, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, December 2, 2023


BC Comic for December 20, 2023


BY: Mason Mastroianni, Mick Mastroianni and Johnny Hart

Wizard of Id Comic for December 20, 2023


BY: Mick Mastroianni and Johnny Hart

Wreaths Across America took place at Fort Bayard National Cemetery 121623

Photos and Article by Mary Alice Murphy

Wreaths Across America takes place across the country each


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