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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.

Friday, Feb. 9

Game and Fish
Bayard City limits on Highway 180
Deputy advised was headed home at the end of the shift when a deer was noticed in the eastbound lane of Highway 180. The officer advised the deer was still breathing. The officer advised the deer was pulled off the highway to the south side of the road and the deer was put down with two rounds from a shotgun.

Larceny
Cottage San Road
Caller stated she has two rings missing from her residence since last week.

Friday, Feb. 9

Accident-injuries
Highway 180 – MM 117 (Near Madison Street)
Received call from NMSP dispatch requesting an ambulance for one female driver injured/may need extrication. Per NMSP dispatch victim is a 20-year-old female with lacerations to her face/unknown other injuries/she is still in the vehicle.

Domestic disturbance
Artcher Road
Walk-in reported that her son hit her.

You are invited to our NM Cowbelles District III workshop, hosted by the Copper Cowbelles. Meet our State Officers and learn about our organization! Registration is $25 in advanced/$30 at the door which includes a Continental Breakfast, Catered lunch and entertainment!

Silver City, NM, February 12, 2018: PFLAG Silver City is inviting the public to nominate individuals for the first annual Ally Award. This award will recognize a person who has worked to make Grant County a more welcoming and just place for LGBTQ people. The sexual orientation and gender identity of nominees is immaterial; what matters is their words and deeds and how they have made a positive difference.

The Gila Chapter of Back Country Horsemen is holding two competitive trail rides at the NAN Ranch the weekend of April 20-22. Now is the time to start conditioning your horse to complete the two day A Ride or the one day B Ride.

Competitive trail riding is a timed event over beautiful trails with the challenge of natural obstacles such as water crossings, steep uphills, fallen logs, and unexpected wildlife. The object is to complete the trail within a minimum and maximum time frame with your horse or mule in excellent condition. It is not a race. The event will be judged by Jerry Weil, Veterinarian Judge, and Jerry Simms, Horsemanship Judge.

For entry forms or more information contact Charlen Perez. charlensvc@gmail.com

Silver City is the only New Mexico community still operating under its original territorial charter. Come celebrate the anniversary of this historic 1878 document on February 17, 2018. Local events will be posted to https://www.facebook.com/SCTerritorialCharter/. Please check back for updates.

Zumba classes $7 each; STRONG by Zumba, $8 each

Tuesdays:
9:00am - Zumba!, Location - Conservatory of Dance 2020 Cottage San Rd
4:00pm - Zumba!, Location - Guadalupe Montessori School 1731 N Alabama St
6:00pm - Zumba!, Location - Guadalupe Montessori School 1731 N Alabama St

 For the weekend beginning Friday February 9, 2018 at 4:00 pm and ending Monday February 12, 2018 at 8:00 am Officers of the Silver City Police Department responded to 33 calls for service and had 156 self-initiated activity, and made 12 arrests, including 2 for DWI.

Included in the above calls for service are 1 Domestic Disturbance, 1 Larceny, 1 Vehicle Burglary, 1 Residential Burglary, 2 Criminal Damage, 1 Traffic Complaint, 2 Utility Complaints, 2 Shoplifting, 5 Welfare Checks, 1 Reckless Driver, 1 Injuring – Tampering, 2 Unwanted Subject, 1 Falsely Obtaining Services, 1 Citizen Assist.

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Editor's Note

The Grant county Beat continues to bring you new columnists. New this past week are the Christian Corner, for those who are already Christians or are exploring the beliefs.

The second is a business-centered column—Your Business Connection by the New Mexico Business Coalition. The group works to make policy in the state of New Mexico better for all businesses, large and small.

The Beat has a new column for you gardeners out there. The Grant County Extension Service will bring you monthly columns on gardening issues. The first one posted is on Winterizing your houseplants and patio plants.

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