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earseye ross rsEarseye B. Ross II, who co-founded Grant County's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration and is being honored at the ninth edition of the event later this month, addresses a crowd during last year’s ceremony.Silver City, NM – Longtime Brewer Hills Baptist Church pastor Earseye B. Ross II will be honored at Grant County's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at Western New Mexico University on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. Hakim Bellamy, who was Albuquerque's inaugural poet laureate, will perform live for attendees.

The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd to hold Las Posadas celebration!las posadas celebration rs

waa 5636A beautiful remembrance for our local deceased veterans will be provided this Saturday when more than 3800 wreaths with bright red bows can be viewed on markers at Fort Bayard National Cemetery.

Over 600 individuals, organizations, families, and businesses have sponsored these fresh green balsam wreaths shipped directly from Maine. The Wreaths Across America Remembrance Ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m. sharp on December 16. The program’s speaker will be Dean Bearup with music provided by the Hi Lo Silvers. All are invited to attend. This morning ceremony will provide a meaningful and lovely way to remember our veterans during the Christmas season.

Silver City Museum invites you to an 'Evening in Spain' exclusive dinner: a Spanish themed fundraiser to include a VIP museum tour and delicious Spanish meal with a live performance of Spanish guitar music.

You are invited to be transported away to an evening in Spain and enjoy a private tour of the museum and a delightful dinner at Café 1zero6 on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 to benefit the Silver City Museum's exhibition and education programs.

The halls are decked, the cookies are baking, and musicians are tuning up their Christmas Carols for the Silver City Museum's 33rd Annual Victorian Christmas open house on Thursday, December 14, 2017, from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. This event has been made possible by the continued support from First American Bank.

mimbres pottery rsMimbres pottery in the Western New Mexico University Museum collection exemplifies some of the construction details that Dr. Stephen H. Lekson will present about on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017.Silver City, NM – An archaeologist and anthropologist from the University of Colorado will present "Mimbres Dimples, Slipslop, and Clapboard — What They Are and What They Mean" at Western New Mexico University's Light Hall Auditorium on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, at 6:30 p.m.

Dimples, slipslop, and clapboard are all technical terms for details of Mimbres pottery manufacture. Presenter Dr. Stephen H. Lekson thinks some of the evidence in these details may link early Mimbres and Hohokam and says that later evidence shows connections between Mimbres and Chaco.


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wnmu fall 2017 diplomas rsWestern New Mexico University diplomas sit ready to be distributed at the Fall 2017 graduation ceremony on Friday, Dec. 8.Silver City, NM – More than 300 Mustangs will graduate from Western New Mexico University on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. They walk across the Fine Arts Center Theater stage with their diplomas at the fall commencement convocation at 2 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Theater..

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