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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.

Concert Band of the Southwest “Happy Holidays Concert” Wednesday, December 4, 2019 in the Cobre High School Auditorium, 7:00 pm

The Concert Band of the Southwest, conducted by David Kendrick, will present its “Happy Holidays Concert” on Wednesday, December 4, at the Cobre High School Auditorium. The concert begins at 7:00 pm; doors open at 6:30 pm. Seating is open and all seats are free. Donations for our sheet music library and expenses are gratefully accepted. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, so if you need a donor letter for your taxes, just let us know.   

This concert will feature traditional, modern and eclectic holiday favorites. As always, performances by the Concert Band of the Southwest are free.  For more information, contact Conductor David Kendrick by phone at (575) 388-7874 or by email at concertbandofthesw@gmail.com.

Two of Silver City’s favorite artists, Deb Hutchings and Ginny Wolf, will present their work at Vicki’s Eatery the weekend after Thanksgiving, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday—November 29 and 30, December 1. The gallery will be open Friday 11a-3p; Saturday 7a-3p; and Sunday 8a-3p.

Ginny Wolf will show her jewelry, vintage hats, and custom leather work. A former longtime Silver City resident, Ginny had a gallery on Yankie Street. She now works in Cheyenne Crossing, South Dakota for 6 months each year and spends 6 months in the Southwest including this visit to Silver City. Her work can be seen at www.ginnywolfstudio.com, according to MaryAnn Marlar of Vicki’s.

 Friday, Nov. 8

Unwanted subject
Glenda Circle – 12:45 a.m.
Caller advised her husband is on meth and is walking around with a knife/he is out of it/not in his right mind/negative on a domestic/would like him removed from residence. Officer had contact advising everything is okay.

Domestic disturbance
Glenda Circle – 3:45 a.m.
Caller advised they are arguing and he is very paranoid/it’s just verbal. Officer advised everything is okay/dropped male off at 20th and Juniper.

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 Monday, November 18, at The Chaos Breakfast and Brunch Restaurant  located at 801 N. Hudson Street in the “Snappy Mart” building.. That’s on the southwest corner of Hudson Street and College Avenue. 

All are welcome to come by anytime between 8:00am and 11:00am and share your insights and ideas with Mayor Ladner.

And, enjoy a soda or cup of coffee, compliments of the mayor.

Effort is Part of Territorial Charter Days Community Improvement Projects

Silver City -- Finding cost-effective measures to slow traffic in Silver City is an ongoing public safety challenge, and Mayor Pro Tem Cynthia Bettison and town staff invite residents to come out and be part of the solution this Saturday, November 16th, when volunteers will paint a 3-D crosswalk at the intersection of Yucca and 23rd streets.

"This community public safety improvement project is designed to test this idea and see if it slows drivers down," said Bettison, who represents Silver City District One residents. "Public safety is always of the utmost concern to town staff and the town council, and this crosswalk is a way to test its effectiveness. It's also a fun way to get to know your neighbors, meet our public safety staff and participate in a community project that benefits everyone."

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