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.

Claire Chase, one of the Republican candidates running for Congressional District 2 (Steve Pearces’ former district) will be speaking at the Grant County Federated Republican Women’s luncheon on March 16 at the Silver City Bowling Center, 2020 Memory Lane, beginning at 11:30. Food is available at the concession stand.

Attack ads mailed out by Yvette Herrell’s campaign quoted Chase making derogatory comments about Donald Trump before the 2016 election. When asked why she has changed her mind about the President this is what Chase replied:

March 15, at 10:00 am, 3845 North Swan Street - “Finding Joy Amidst an Avalanche”

If you seek solace and sustenance in these turbulent times please join us this Sunday. Rev. Carole Czujko will be presenting the program.

Rev. Czujko has worked as a chaplain, then served congregations in California and New Mexico. Her life includes living in Harlem doing social justice work with youth at risk. She spent time in Rhodesia/Zimbabwe and South Africa both during apartheid and after. One of her many passions is art in all its diverse forms.

 Childcare and creative activities will be available for the youngsters.

There will be coffee and conversation after the service, and visitors are always welcome.

Ridge Road Repairs, Historic District Sidewalk Replacement and Increased Water Flow to Town's South Side Highlight 2020 Infrastructure Improvements; Wastewater Treatment Plant Repairs Also Scheduled

Silver City -- It's nearly Spring, and that means infrastructure improvement projects will soon begin in earnest in the Town of Silver City.  First up, the Public Works Department will replace sidewalks in the historic downtown area, on Market and Yankie streets from Bullard to Pinos Altos, and on Texas, Arizona and Pinos Altos streets, from Market to Yankie. The project is expected to start at the end of the month, and be completed in July.  This $425,000 project is made possible through funds allocated by the state legislature. 

Bayard Police Department

Friday, Mar. 6

Welfare check
Coffey Street
Advised that a named female is intoxicated and threatening to commit suicide and crying nonstop. Officer made entry into residence/have contact with subject.

Friday, Mar. 6

Welfare check
Whispering Hills
A named female advised that her dad waved a gun at mom. Advised that CYFD SCI referral has been made. Deputies on scene.

Request officer
Burnham Street – Arenas Valley
Caller advised through third party that her husband lent his vehicle to a named male this morning and he hasn’t returned it/1999 white Ford pickup with no tailgate. Deputy advised has traffic with vehicle on Highway 180 and Yucca Valley Drive.

image001 4Don Turner’s talk on the evolution of rodeo ties in with the Silver City Museum’s exhibit Ranching in Grant County. This photo is in the exhibit, circa 1920 at a rodeo at Fort Bayard, right in front of the old hospital.On Saturday, March 21, at the Silco Theatre at 10:30am, the Silver City Museum is proud to host “Sheriff” Don Turner speaking on The History of Rodeo in Grant County & Beyond.

It will be a moderated discussion covering the origins of rodeo beginning with informal wagers, Wild West shows, and the eventual evolution into a sporting event.

Widowed and Single Persons of Grant County monthly meeting is Monday, April 13, 2020, 10:30 am at Cross Point Church, 11600 Hwy 180 E. Speaker is Linda Lochlar, Campfire Poetry and report on Cowgirl Symposium in Phoenix. Cost for lunch is $12. All Singles are welcome. For information call 575-537-3643. 

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