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Sixth Judicial District and Magistrate Courts
Announce New Procedures for Court Appearances and Filings
SILVER CITY - The Sixth Judicial District and Magistrate Courts in Grant, Luna and Hidalgo Counties remain open and have implemented procedures to reduce the need for people to visit courthouses.
Most court appearances will be conducted by videoconferencing or telephone. Please call the court if you have a scheduled hearing and have not received a notice with instructions on how to appear for your hearing by telephone or a video connection with a computer. The court clerk’s office can provide you with the necessary instructions. If you do not have a telephone or online access to technology for a video appearance, you will be allowed to appear in person at the courthouse for your hearing.
The following are our courthouse phone numbers:
For the entertainment of readers, the author of "The Little Vampire" series of books, Angela Sommer-Bodenburg of Silver City, is excited to announce that Netflix is showing “The Little Vampire”- Animation (2017) as of 1st of April:
Silver City, NM, March 31, 2020—Because of the COVID-19 outbreak and social distancing, the April 7 meeting of PFLAG Silver City has been cancelled. Monthly meetings will resume when this health crisis is over.
PFLAG Silver City cannot offer financial support; however, we can offer information for families and others when a loved one comes out. Whether you connect with a local chapter in person, online, or by phone, you can meet people from your community who have been where you are, or are right there with you now.
Family support and acceptance is critical to the health and wellbeing of people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer, and PFLAG has been at the forefront of this work for over four decades. For more information call PFLAG Silver City at 575-590-8797, visit our website pflagsilver.org or go to the PFLAG National website pflag.org
Bayard Police Department
Friday, Mar. 27
Criminal trespass warning
Officer advised that a named male left prior to arrival/everything is okay.
Talissa Lane – Arenas Valley
Caller advised her mother was supposed to start on hospice the next day however she has passed now/89-year-old female cold to the touch. Deputy advised OMI on scene.
2069 Cottage San Road
Caller advised that her husband punched her twice in the stomach/he is inside the house and has calmed down a bit/she did pull his hair.
Friday, Mar. 27
2711 Leslie Road
Officer advised clear/no one came to the door but they did turn down the music.
2711 Leslie Road
Officer advised he spoke with the resident and they turned down the music.
The High Desert Humane Society Animal Shelter is open Tuesday - Friday 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, Saturday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. No viewing at this time. Closed Sunday and Monday.
We are open for adoptions by appointment, our number is 575-538-9261. We are still issuing HALT coupons for spaying and neutering any time we are open. We are also still open for animal intake on cats and dogs. We are limiting the number of visitors in the building and only 2 in the lobby area at a time.
Please visit https://www.grantcountybeat.com/community/pets-to-adopt for photos of new animals available for adoption.
New classified for Silver City church seeking office manager.
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