Local News Releases

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Bayard Police Department

Friday, Jan. 11

Welfare check
Hurley Avenue
Caller advised a male is bleeding and throwing up/he went into a house near the Burro Caliente. Officer had contact advising to send EMS for a male in his early 20s who has been throwing up/possibly has stomach flu.

Friday, Jan. 11

Loud music
Lea and Fran drives
Deputy had contact advising a named male was told to turn down the music, which he did.

Welfare check
Highway 180 – MM 115/116 (just east of Walmart)
Deputy out with a named male and his two daughters/they were dropped off at Rio de Arenas.

Friday, Jan. 11

Domestic disturbance
Village Drive
Caller advised that his girlfriend tried to injure him with a drill/she is still there in the house/she also damaged the front door/caller did force her outside. Officer had contact with female who stated that her boyfriend picked her up from Albuquerque and they . . .

Domestic disturbance
S. Pinos Altos Street
Caller advised he had an argument with a named female and now he is locked out of the residence with his 1-year-old daughter. Officers had contact with female on Pinos Altos/Spring Street. Officers advised male called back advising she is on foot/advised she bit him in the arm and left with his medication. Officers have one female in custody/back out at S. Pinos Altos Street/verbal argument/all units clear.

The Silver City Public Library has announced regularly-occurring free technology learning opportunities from January through April 2019, offered in partnership with other community organizations.

There will be an open lab for practice, questions, and troubleshooting on Friday, January 18, 2:00-4:00pm. Community members may drop in at any time. Participants can use library-provided laptops and tablets to practice their skills and become familiar with different devices. Knowledgeable library staff and volunteers will be available to answer questions. Participants can also bring their own laptops or mobile devices for troubleshooting help. This is a great opportunity to learn more about how to use a new device!

WNMU Adult Education Services leads basic technology workshops at the library. The upcoming workshops are as follows:

Internet: How to safely use the internet & learn privacy settings
Thursday, February 21, 10:00am-12:00pm

Email: How to professionally use email
Friday, February 22, 2:00pm-4:00pm

Microsoft Word: Basic information and how to use templates
Thursday, March 21, 10:00am-12:00pm

Microsoft Excel: Basic information and how to use templates
Friday, March 22, 2:00pm-4:00pmMicrosoft Powerpoint: Basic information and how to use templates

Thursday, April 25, 10:00am-12:00pm

For the week beginning Monday, January 7, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. and ending Monday January 14, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. Officers of the Silver City Police Department responded to 207 calls for service, had 452 self-initiated activity, and made 32 arrest. Of those arrests, 1 was for possession of controlled substance, and 1 was for Possession of drug paraphernalia, 1 DWI, 1 battery on a house hold member and 1 shoplifting.   

Included in the above calls for service are 12 alarms, 0 burglaries, 3 fights, 10 domestic disturbances, 3 accidents w/property damage, 4 larcenies, 0 criminal damage to property, 1 criminal trespass, 3 agency assist, 0 loud music, 3 traffic complaints, 0 assaults, 1 battery, 0 narcotics violation, 15 suspicious vehicles, 0 Arson, 1 weapons fired, 0 fraud/embezzlement, 4 disturbances, 2 shoplifting, 3 game and fish, 0 DV Order violation, 0 parking violations, 7 abandoned 911 calls, 7 harassment, 12 welfare checks, 20 animal complaints, 5 civil standby, 4 information complaint, 0 breaking and entering, 3 reckless driver, 5 motorist/citizen assists, 4 abandoned vehicle, 8 unwanted subjects, 4 suspicious persons, 0 identity theft, 0 smoke, 0 civil matter, 23 requests for public service, 0 public assist, 4 criminal trespass warnings, 10 suspicious activity, 16 citizen assists, 5 child exchanges, 0 text harassment, 1 lost property, 1 vehicle burglary, 3 private property crashes, 1 noise complaint, 0 hit and run accidents, 5 vehicle accident no injury, 0 vehicle accident with injury.  

When: February 13, 2019
Where: Miller Library - WNMU 1000 College Avenue, Silver City, NM
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 pm

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January 16, 2019 

Presenter: Julian C. Lee

Title: Creatures of the Maya

1 leeDescription: We will explore the role of amphibians and reptiles in the secular and religious life of the ancient Maya. These animals were represented in the thought, mythology, and religion of the indigenous people of southern Mexico. Snakes are ubiquitous in all aspects of Maya artistic expression, but turtles, crocodiles, lizards, frogs, and toads also appear in varied contexts. It is common for a codex page, carved monument, glyph panel, or funerary ceramic to include representations of these animals. Amphibians and reptiles were also of practical significance to the Maya as a source of food, raw materials for the manufacture of various items, and possibly a source of psychoactive chemicals used in religious ritual.  

The Silver Chorale will begin rehearsals at the First Presbyterian Church, 1915 N. Swan, on Monday, January 21, 2019, 7-9 p.m. The group is under the direction of Bryce Wooton, with piano accompaniment by Laurel Brown. If you enjoy singing in parts (soprano, alto, tenor and bass), please come join us to learn the music for the following musical numbers:  “Requiem” by Faure (some of the movements); “Ave Verum Corpus” by Byrd; “Ehre Sei Dir” by Schutz; “B’Schuv Adonai” by Ades; “Ching-a-Ring-Chaw” by Copland; two folks songs – “Wayfarin’ Stranger” and “Deep River”; “Blue Sky” by Berlin; “All the Pretty Little Horses” by Zaninelli; “Easter Anthem” by Billings: and “Cool Water” by Nolan (for tenors and basses). We hope you can come join us in singing! This group is a 501(c)(3) tax deductible organization and welcomes all monetary donations!  Please call Judy Ruth, Silver Chorale Secretary, at 575-574-5524 if you would like to join us, or if you have questions.  

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