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PORTALES, NM – Brandon Holmes of Bayard, NM (88023) performs in the Eastern New Mexico University Greyhound Sound Marching Band (GSMB).

The GSMB performs chart-topping songs during halftime for the fans at Greyhound Stadium.

phase zero therapy rsAmanda and Jacob Martinez, surrounded by family friends and members of the Vietnam Veterans, cut the ribbon during an Open House to celebrate the opening of their new clinic, Phase Zero Therapy. The clinic provides help for children and adults with speech and swallowing issues. Phase Zero Therapy is located at 206 East 11th Street in Silver City. (photo provided by the Silver City Grant County Chamber of Commerce)

tanah lowe rsTanah LoweThe Grant County Copper CowBelles proudly award Tanah Lowe, the annual $500 scholarship for the 2017-2018 school year.

delfina ybarra rsLife-long Grant County resident, Delfina Ybarra,
celebrated her 90th birthday with friends and family at the
HMS New Beginnings Psychosocial Recovery Program on September 26, 2017.
Silver City, NM (September 27, 2017) Life-long Grant County resident, Delfina Ybarra, celebrated her 90th birthday with family, friends, and staff at the HMS New Beginnings Psychosocial Recovery Program on September 26, 2017.

gateway travel ctr rsThe Gateway Plaza Travel Center, in Hurley, has begun the process of upgrading their fuel capabilities and service. Big Bear Crane Service removes the existing fuel tanks in preparation of the new containment area and they hope to be fully operational within a few weeks. The Restaurant, motel and storage units are already open with ample truck and RV parking available. Once the fuel transition is complete the Gateway will be meeting the needs of locals and travelers after several years of being closed.

cowbelles new aprons rsSitting: Tamara Ogilvie, Joan Woodward, Evelyn Yates, Bobbie Neal-Little
Standing: Kim Clark, Judy O’Loughlin, Kathy Davis, Linda Pecotte, Vivian Myers, JoAnn Miller, Deborah Van Tellingen, Mary Hudson, Annette George
The Grant County Copper CowBelles recently ordered personalized aprons displaying the traditional cowbell logo. Everyone is looking forward to wearing them during the upcoming Grant County Fair. The colors match the turquoise and copper on the new cookbook, recently published.

barbara perez rsBarbara Perez, who is Western New Mexico University’s 2016-2017 Employee of the Year,
stands in front of the campus security monitors.
Silver City, NM – Barbara Perez was recently named Western New Mexico University's Employee of the Year for 2016-2017.

For more than two decades she has served in various roles central to the institution's success, starting in WNMU's Business Office and moving to Campus Police. Perez is currently the Campus Security Specialist.

scacd projects rsPhoto courtesy of the Silver City Arts and Cultural DistrictSilver City, NM – The Silver City Arts & Cultural District (SCACD) is pleased to announce a few of the current promotional projects that are completed or in the works.

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