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, May 14

Highway 15 – Radio Tower Road
Caller advised chains were stolen off his backhoe.

Bataan Memorial Park
Larceny of plaque.

Monday, May 14

Domestic disturbance
Yucca Street
Caller could hear a male yelling at a female/sounds like he is pushing her against a wall.

Welfare check
1313 E. 32nd Street
Caller advised he just saw a male coming up from the ground and now walking away toward the bus pickup. Officer out with a 55-year-old male saying he is hung over but cannot stand.

 Grant County Community Health Council to meet at 214 Black Street from 4:30-6 p.m., Monday, May 21, 2018

Agenda follows:

1. Pledge of Allegiance –1 min.
2. Introductions – 3 min.

vt1Mimbres, NM — The Gila National Forest wants to remind our visitors on proper use of vault toilets. It can be a difficult subject to talk about, but there is an appropriate place for trash vs. appropriate places for body waste products.

American Legion Auxiliary Rummage and Bake Sale is May 19. Selling treasures, useful items, baked goods, and lunch. American Legion Hall, College Ave., 8 to 3. Info (505)220-8952.

Truth or Consequences, NM, May 17, 2018—The Indian Peaks Prescribed Burn, an estimated 11,000 acres in two burns is scheduled to begin Saturday evening, May 19. The district Fire Management Officer, Dennis Fahl stated that “a window of opportunity has opened up, combining weather conditions and fuel moistures which will allow this activity to proceed.” He anticipates the prescribed burn to take approximately five days.

The project boundary has been prepared by limbing, brushing, and placing control lines. Conditions have been verified. The plan is to burn Units 16 and 20 first and then Unit 13.

ABSENTEE VOTING for the June 5, 2018 Primary Election will be conducted as shown below:
Grant County Clerk's Office at 1400 Highway 180 East, Silver City ― Beginning Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Tuesday, May 8 thru Friday, May 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday, May 14 thru Friday, May 18.. . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . .8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday, May 21 thru Friday, May 25 . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . .8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday, May 28……..…………….…Office Closed in Observance of Memorial Day
Tuesday, May 29 thru Friday, June 1 . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . .8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday, June 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:00am - 5:00pm

Volunteers needed to put graveside flags on all graves in Fort Bayard National Cemetery for the Memorial Day event. The placing of the flags will be on Friday May 25 at 9:00 a.m. and the tools needed will be a hammer and a ½-inch to ¾-inch rod to make the pilot holes for the flags. Ideally the rod will be long enough that the person stands up while making the pilot hole as opposed to bending over.

Volunteers will also be needed on Tuesday May 29 at 9:00 a.m. to pick up the flags.

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