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.

The Silver City Friends of the Library (FOL) is holding its September Book Sale on Saturday, September 14, from 10:00am-2:00pm, at the FOL Bookstore, 1510 Market Street--in the big yard on Market Street across from Cheyenne Street, six blocks west of the Habitat for Humanity Restore yard. 

Hardback and trade paperback books are priced at $1.00 each and paperbacks at $0.50 each. In some cases, books may be priced higher. Weather permitting, clearance item sales take place in the FOL parking lot where visitors can purchase a bag of books (special bags are provided in the parking lot) at $2.00 per bag. 

Monday, Aug 26

Welfare check
306 E. 12th Street – 1:51 p.m.
Male in a red shirt lying on the sidewalk. Chief Lambert went direct with R1 over radio.

Domestic disturbance
1600 E. 32nd Street
Two females fighting. Officer requested ambulance/trouble breathing/small lacerations. R2 advised patient signed refusal and EMS2 was notified.

Welfare check
S. Highway 90/Daniel Street – 3:25 p.m.
Male wearing a red shirt stumbling in roadway

Silver City, NM, August 30, 2019—The September 3rd meeting of PFLAG Silver City will be a brainstorming session focusing on how PFLAG can better serve the Hispanic/Latinx community in Grant County and beyond. The meeting begins at 7:00 PM at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 3845 N. Swan.  The public is invited, and refreshements will be served.

NEED: 5 women and 6 men of varied ages
Auditions: Sept  7, 10 am at SC Library
515 W College Ave

"An Evening of 10-minute Plays" Oct 12, First Presbyterian Church, 1915 N Swan St, Silver City, NM. For More Information: Phyllis McQuade, 575-654-0196, phylmcq64@gmail.com

Bayard Police Department

Monday, Aug. 26

Diamond Street
A named individual is breaking things in the house. Officer advised send medicals/unknown what for. Caller didn’t reply as to why an ambulance was needed.

Monday, Aug. 26

Domestic disturbance
2069 Cottage San Road
Male and female yelling on 911. Male advising that the female is scratching herself on her chest/he has been drinking/advising they are “just one crazy boyfriend and one crazy girlfriend.” Deputy advised has contact with the female at this time.

Game and Fish
Rio de Arenas Road and E. Highway 180
Caller advised a dead deer is in the roadway.

The Republican Party of Grant County will meet Tuesday September 3, 2019 at 3 Rio De Arenas in Arenas Valley next to the Snappy Mart/Chevron.

There will be a 6:00 pm potluck followed by the General Membership meeting. The guest speaker is Norman Wheeler candidate for District Attorney.


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