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Silver City, NM (May 2, 2018)—Stout families and nearly two-dozen Freeport employees and their families joined together in a volunteer workday last Saturday to create a beautiful pollinator garden at the school. Adjacent to a veggie hoop house built by Julie Dunning-Farmer’s fourth graders last fall, the pollinator garden is part of a large school garden area that will have veggie gardens, an orchard, a small greenhouse and other growing mediums yet to be invented by Stout students.

winborns​Pastor Waldo and Debra Winborn (Courtesy photos)

By Mary Alice Murphy

Brewer Hill Missionary Baptist Church, under Pastor Waldo Winborn is increasing its outreach, not only to the community and its residents, but also to feed the homeless on Sundays when other venues are not open

Silver City, NM – During their meeting in Albuquerque on Friday, April 27, 2018, the Western New Mexico University Board of Regents voted to grant New Mexico Lt. Governor John Sanchez an Honorary Doctorate degree at this spring’s commencement ceremony. They also unanimously approved the 2018-2019 Budget, the Final Budget Adjustment Request and the Quarter 3 Financial Actions Report and revised both the 2018-19 Tuition document and the Capital Projects Transmittal for Underground Utilities that were presented at the last meeting.

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Silver City, NM (April 30, 2018) – The HMS Senior Leadership, and the HMS Board of Directors, extends their utmost gratitude to all HMS dentists:
• Adrian Fletcher, DMD
• Lesley Hauser, DDS
• J. Wyatt Lines, DMD - HMS Chief Dental Officer
• Taylor Leeper, DDS

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Preceptor Tau chapter of Beta Sigma Phi recently celebrated Founder’s Day at the Buckhorn Saloon. The night’s festivities began with the Pledge of Allegiance, Opening Ritual, the Beta Sigma Phi Grace. Members welcomed visiting sister Jayme Schwantes who moved to Illinois last year.

Among a list of authors and their books, in Spanish, considered "very good," "clever and humorous" for children, are Angela Sommer-Bodenburg's The Little Vampire series, which is also now a movie. More familiar authors and their book titles are featured among the six in this article.


img 4012Tyrone Postmaster Stevan Padilla and Joy Schuhmann. Courtesy of photographer Dave SchuhmannStevan Padilla, Postmaster at Tyrone Post Office, has worked for the US Postal Service for 35 years. He has served in many places in New Mexico including Silver City, Lordsburg, T or C, Las Cruces, Bayard, Santa Clara and Taos. After 15 years at Tyrone, Stevan has retired effective April 30. He will truly be missed by all of his customers at Zip Code 88065. "Good Luck, Stevan, in your retirement. You have earned it," said photographer Dave Schuhmann.

2018 04 26 02.19.21 1 edit loresRosa Maria Cruz Castruita, Ph.D, and WNMU's Takahiro Sato, Ph.D.

Post-Doctoral Researcher From Mexico Collaborates With Western New Mexico University’s Dr. Takahiro Sato

Silver City, NM – Western New Mexico University was recently host to a post-doctoral researcher from Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon in Monterrey, Mexico. Rosa Maria Cruz Castruita, Ph.D., wrapped up her first of three short residencies in Silver City on Thursday.

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