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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.

The Anglican Church of the Holy Trinity at Old St. Mary's will again offer Drive-Thru Holy Communion on April 5, 2020, Palm Sunday.

drive thru communion

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
Dayhill Street
Officer advised that a named male left prior to arrival/everything is okay.

Unattended death
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.

Domestic disturbance
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

Loud music
2711 Leslie Road
Officer advised clear/no one came to the door but they did turn down the music.

Loud 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.

Bayard Police Department

Monday, Mar. 23

Welfare check
Highway 35 – Lake Roberts
70-year-old male lives alone and has health issues/hasn’t been able to get hold of him for about a week. EMS3 advised out at address/advised they have contact with male who advised there was no medical need/he will be giving caller a call back.

Monday, Mar. 23

Welfare check
Santa Rita Mine Road – Vanadium
Caller advised men are outside and their mom is crying. Caller isn’t listening to the questions and not making sense. Caller is now talking about the world falling apart and it is dark outside. Caller advised that the people have gone back inside their house after she yelled at them. Deputy advised will do frequent patrol/everything is okay.

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