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.

1 saxmanDate: January 22

Title: “Relics of the Underground Metal Miners: A Pictorial History of the Central Mining District, Grant County, New Mexico”

Description: This presentation concerns the history of the Central Mining District and the contribution underground mining made to the economy and development of the United States. The men working underground provided the copper, silver, gold, lead, and iron that built America and provided crucial resources during both World Wars.

The regular monthly board meeting of the Grant Soil & Water Conservation District will be held Monday, January 27, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the conference room of the Natural Resources Conservation Service/Grant SWCD office located at 3082 32nd Street Bypass, Suite C, Silver City, NM. To request a copy of the agenda or for more information, please call 575-388-1569 or email grantswcd@zianet.com. The public is welcome to attend.

Immediate Opening:

Western Bank is currently accepting applications for a Full Time Customer Service Rep/Teller position in Silver City, NM. This position is responsible for performing numerous functions including but not limited to customer deposits, withdrawals, check cashing, processing loan payments, and opening accounts while promoting the bank’s products and services and providing excellent customer service. 

r. marine leagueRotarian Al Gamboa will speak at the January 21 Silver City Rotary Club meeting about the local Marine Corps League which presents final honors for veterans when they pass away. They provide a 21-gun salute and give the spent shells and a flag to a member of the veteran’s family.  Several other Marine Corps League members will assist in the Rotary presentation.

Rotarian Maggie Veeder is the coordinator for Rotary’s January speakers.

February 6, 2020

Edwina & Charles Milner Women in the Arts Lecture/Exhibit Closing – Quilter Anne Parker

Time: Lecture 6:30 PM Parotti Hall

Closing Reception: 7:30 McCray Gallery

Admission: FREE

Silver City Quilter Anne Parker will lecture on her experience as a woman in the arts. Part of the Edwina & Charles Milner Women in the Arts Lecture Series.

The Marine Corps League Detachment 1328 will be moving to 409 College Ave., the American Legion Hall.

MCL 1328 will hold its monthly meetings at 10 a.m. on the first Saturday of every month. The next meeting will take place at 10 a.m. Satruday, Feb. 1, 2020. at 409 College Ave.

Silver City Mayor Ken Ladner would like to invite your input, ideas and inspirations toward making our town even better than it already is. 

This month's "Monday Meeting With The Mayor" will be at the Jumping Cactus Coffee House, located at 503 North Bullard Street (corner of Bullard and Kelly Streets) on Monday, January 20, 2020, from  8:00am to 11:00am.

All are invited to stop by and share your insights and ideas with Mayor Ladner  and enjoy a complimentary soda, bottled water, or coffee.

The Anglican Church at old St Mary’s Academy is offering a soup supper along with a discussion on the topic ‘What is Hell?’  The supper will be held Wednesday January 22, in the fellowship hall and will begin at 5 PM until 6 PM. Additional soup suppers will be held every 4th Wednesday each month. For additional information on this activity and others, or information regarding the Anglican Church, please contact Father Price at 575-740-0369.

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