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.

For relatives and friends who are interested in plans to renovate or rebuild the Bataan Memorial at Bataan Park north of Santa Clara are invited to a planning discussion on the issue at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at the American Legion Hall, 409 W. College Ave. in Silver City. 

whispersOn Sunday, March 14, at 7pm, join Nancy Stephens, Executive Director Imagination Library, and Melissa Gonzalez, 7th & 8th grade Snell Middle School Spanish teacher, to hear this tale in English and Spanish.  El domingo 14 de marzo a las 7 pm, únase a Nancy Stephens, directora ejecutiva de Imagination Library, y Melissa Gonzalez, maestra de español de la escuela secundaria Snell de séptimo y octavo grado, para escuchar esta historia en inglés y español.On Sunday, March 14, at 7pm, join Nancy Stephens, Executive Director Imagination Library, and Melissa Gonzalez, 7th & 8th grade Snell Middle School Spanish teacher, to hear this tale in English and Spanish. 

Register and attend at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_yHqHoKSgSxKmRmcUf31IDw, at www.silvercitymuseum.org (where you can also sign up for email reminders), or launch Zoom and enter Meeting ID 814 6138 6611.

Whispers of the Wolf is a beautiful picture book set around 500 years ago among the Pueblo Indians of the desert Southwest.

Grant County Federated Republican Women are hosting an Essay Contest for children in grades 3 through 12 in conjunction with their Americanism Program. The theme is "Freedom or Free Stuff - what is the difference between Capitalism and Socialism?"

See two PDFs below for flyer information and application.

The Application Instructions may be picked up at Old Hurley Store Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The deadline for entries is Saturday, April 10. Essays may be 1) Hand Delivered to the Old Hurley Store at 99 Cortez Avenue in Hurley, 2) Mailed to GCFRW, P.O. Box 1833, Silver City, NM 88062, or 3) Emailed to GCFRW1@gmail.com to be received by the deadline. Essays will be judged, and awards presented by Saturday, April 17, 2021.

In March, Billy Merit chases mourning doves in a ghillie suit. Unbeknownst to him, Billy crosses paths with a photographic huntress who possesses an ominous vendetta and has an obsession with the dead.

Tune in to Being Home on KURU 89.1 FM radio the first and third Monday of the month at 4:30 p.m. MST. Visit Catalina on the web at www.catalinaclaussenbooks.wordpress.com to hear all the archived tales. Copies of Being Home: A Southwestern Almanac are available for purchase locally at Tranquilbuzz Coffee and the Silver City Food Co-op or online from Progressive Rising Phoenix Press www.progressiverisingphoenix.com.  

Catalina Claussen is an award-winning YA novelist, poet, and short story writer, as well as a teacher with twenty-two years of experience. 

All the best,

Friday, Feb. 26

Counterfeit money
205 W. Broadway
No narrative.

Welfare check
306 E. 12th Street
Caller advised a female is being yelled at by a male in a blue Ford truck under a tree/he is drinking beer/male now outside of truck urinating/vehicle has left the Food Basket parking lot/he is now in the parking lot of the fast food Chinese place. Officer out with vehicle at the Super Snappy Mart.

Bayard Police Department

Friday, Feb. 26

Welfare check
Cortez Avenue
Caller advised that his neighbor may be having difficulty breathing. Caller hung up before answering further questions. Deputy advised made contact with (redacted)/everything is okay.

Domestic disturbance
Pearl Street
Advised his girlfriend ran into his truck/caller refused to answer any questions/he just knew he was in Bayard. Officer advised in area ATL/tried calling caller x 2/negative contact x 2.

Friday, Feb. 26

Reckless driver
Ridge Road @ GCDC
Vehicle has been going about 15 mph under the speed limit/cannot maintain lanes as well/vehicle turned down Partridge Drive. Deputy advised en route to ATL the vehicle.

Reckless driver
Highway 90 – MM 22 (1 mile north of Continental Divide)
Walmart CMV swerving/driver possibly falling sleep. Deputy went traffic with Walmart CMV/driver is okay/he pulled to the side to allow car to pass ref tailgating.

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