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Although they have already distributed more than 800 free masks, Silver City Rotarians are still at work making more.  Pictured at a work session above (l. to r.) are Rosie Higgs, current president of the club, Sunny McFarren, Bart Roselli, incoming president, and Kathy Eaton, who has coordinated the mask project.  The next free mask distribution will take place on the morning of July 11, when Rotarians will distribute masks to those coming through the food distribution sponsored by The Commons.

 Bayard Police Department

Tuesday, June 23

Domestic disturbance
S. Canyon Street
Advised that 30 minutes ago she got into an argument with her in-law who tried to throw a baby walker at her/he tried to hit her also and her 19-year-old brother stepped in and was hitting him very hard. Officer was advised.

Monday, June 22, 2020

Loud music
Mountain View Drive
Deputy advised there is some music, but not loud at all.

Game and Fish
11865 Highway 180
Deer that was hit in the westbound lane/is still alive on the side of the roadway. Deputy advised one shot discharged/deer is dead.

Monday, June 22, 2020

Harassment
E. Cain Drive
Caller advised that a named female is harassing her about an accident she was involved in on Thursday. Officers were advised but had negative contact.

Welfare check
Yucca Street
Caller has not heard from two children, ages 5 and 6-years-old/they were supposed to be coming home from the lake with their father/he has not been communicating with her about her children. Officer had negative contact with that vehicle in the driveway/advised doesn’t look like anyone is home.

The Grant County Democratic Party is cancelling our Car Parade, and all the routes; Ft Bayard Medical Center, Santa Clara and Bayard. Apologies for any inconveniences this may cause. 

Yesterday, NM Governor Michele Lujan Grisham held a COVID-19 briefing and is limiting gathering to only 5 people. Parades, Car Parades are cancelled, along with all other 4th of July events.

As New Mexicans and Grant County Residents, let's get our numbers back down and practice safe distance, wear masks and stay home. This way we can return to having our events. 

Have a safe 4th of July!

Original Post:

The Grant County Democratic Party will be having a car parade on the 4th of July through Ft. Bayard and continuing through Santa Clara and Bayard. Let's decorate our cars for a Patriotic 4th of July and cheer the residents of Ft. Bayard. Much thanks to Frances Gonzales for arranging the Santa Clara and Bayard portion of the parade. 

The parade will begin at 10:00 am. We will be lining up beginning at 9:00 at the Old Ft. Bayard road. It will be first come first serve. We will be opening this to anyone who wants to participate, just be aware that the Grant County Democratic Party will be headlining this parade.  

The town of Silver City will be having a virtual parade this year, so we thought that this would be an excellent opportunity to highlight our Ft. Bayard residents and the mining district.  Law enforcement of Santa Clara and Bayard are on board and we will be making sure that our parade is safe. 

hms vanPictured from Left to Right: Mary Manning, RN, Sally Armijo, RN, Anabel Ramirez, Laboratory & Radiology Technician, Albert Diaz, Director of Nursing, Darla Madero, Patient Specialist, OperationsHidalgo Medical Services has expanded its mobile health capabilities in alignment with the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) national efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19. HMS has purchased a Mobile Health Unit, with Federal funds, allocated specifically for supporting testing of community members throughout both Hidalgo and Grant Counties. “We want to test as many community members as possible to support contact tracing efforts by the state and HRSA,” stated Dan Otero, HMS CEO. Contact tracing is the process of identifying individuals who may have come into contact with an infected person, to assist in slowing the spread of the virus. According to Albert Diaz, HMS Director of Nursing,

image001 7This Sunday, June 28 at 7pm, the Silver City Museum’s bilingual storytime series will feature Laura Phelps and Jose Carasco reading Little Roja Riding Hood by Susan Middleton Elya. Laura is the Community Development Manager for Freeport McMoRan, and Jose Carasco is a mine engineer at the Tyrone mine.This Sunday, June 28 at 7pm, the Silver City Museum’s bilingual storytime series will feature Laura Phelps and Jose Carasco reading Little Rioja Riding Hood written by Susan Middleton Elya and illustrated by Susan Guevara. Phelps is the Community DevelopmentManager for Freeport McMoRan, and Carrasco is a mine engineer at theTyrone mine.

Winner of a Pura Belpre Honor for Illustration, this story is a smart, snappy, bilingual retelling of Little Red Riding Hood. While Rojapicks flowers on the way to her grandma's, a mean wolf sneaks away with her cape to surprise Abuelita. But Grandma's no fool and Roja's no ordinary chica. They send that hungry lobo packing with a caliente surprise!

image003 4On June 27 at 11am, the Silver City Museum is offering a free webinar: Doctors, Midwives, and Quacks: The State of Medicine in Silver City in the 1870’s, by Dr. Don Montoya.On June 27 at 11am, the Silver City Museum is offering a free webinar: Doctors, Midwives, and Quacks: The State of Medicine in Silver City in the 1870’s, by Dr. Don Montoya.

Join the Zoom Webinar at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82925248540or download the app ahead of time and enter Meeting ID 829 2524 8540.

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