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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.

 Monday, Aug. 12

Injuring/tampering with motor vehicle
Laguna del Oso -- San Lorenzo
Piece of equipment was damaged.

Injuring/tampering with motor vehicle
Casas Grandes Road – Hanover
Caller advised someone tried to break into his motorhome.

The Silver City Art Association invites artists in southwest New Mexico to enter  the 2019 Dias de los Muertos Art Contest and Exhibit. The winning entry will be honored by being  featured  on the 2019 Dia de los Muertos poster as well as included in other marketing of this annual event. A juried exhibit at the Murray Ryan Visitor Center in Silver City will feature the winning entry along with other selected entries!  There will be a surprise gift certificate for the winning entry and bragging rights are a real bonus! Artists in all 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional art medias are invited to enter.  Entries are due by August 30, 2019. Email photos of  artwork entries to Rebecca@visitsilvercity.org.

"The Grant County Federated Republican Women will meet on Monday, August 19, at 11:30 a.m. in the back room of the Silver Bowling Center at 2020 Memory Lane in Silver City. This is a change of day to the third Monday of the month.  We also changed the location and now have easily accessible parking and lower expense to attendees. Beverages, snacks, or lunch may be individually purchased at the snack bar at the front of the building.  

Glenwood, NM, August 15, 2019 -- While routine testing of the water at the Catwalk NRT/Whitewater Picnic Area was being done, a problem was noted. Currently both the Catwalk and the picnic area are open, however, there is no potable water available until further notice. We appreciate your patience and understanding.

For information on the Gila National Forest, check out our website at https://www.fs.usda.gov/gila

faces close upToni and Rick Spiegel will lead a sing-a-long of well-known songs at the August 20 Rotary meeting.  

The Spiegels moved to Silver City five years ago from New Hampshire where they organized and performed in a band called Just Desserts.  They chose Silver City as their new home because of the music scene here and have since provided entertainment at a large number of public and private functions.

Widowed and Single Persons of Grant County monthly meeting is Monday September 9, 2019, 10:30 am at Cross Point Assembly of God Church, 11600 Hwy 180 E. Our entertainment will be Harpist Karen Nelson. Cost for lunch is $12. All singles are welcome. For information call 575-537-3643.

The regular monthly board meeting of the Grant Soil & Water Conservation District will be held Monday, August 19, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the conference room of the Natural Resources Conservation Service/Grant SWCD office located at 3082 32nd Street Bypass, Suite C, Silver City, NM. To request a copy of the agenda or for more information, please call 575-388-1569 or email grantswcd@zianet.com. The public is welcome to attend.

hallie harrisSilver City Communtiy Theatre (SCCT) announces an acting workshop: “Introduction to Performing Monologues,” Saturday, August 17, 12 noon to 2:30 pm.

“This workshop for beginning through advanced actors will help participants to up your acting game with a quick intro to developing and performing monologues. The workshop will let participants hone their toolkit by creating monologues for performance and fun,” according to Hallie Harris, workshop instructor.

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