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Wed, March 14 – Grant County Democratic Party, 5:30 p.m. potluck, 6:20 p.m. business meeting. 3060 Hwy 180 E. Bring a dish, bring a friend. Good food, good conversation. Info on Cesar Chavez observance. Info 9575) 654-6060

Monday, Mar. 5

Welfare check
Camino Tolteca
Female on their porch saying there is a mountain lion under her trailer/she is still knocking on the door saying help me, help me. Deputy had contact advising no sign of the big cat.

Harassment
Arenas Valley Road
Deputy had negative contact.

Monday, Mar. 5

Fraud/embezzlement
1510 Silver Heights Blvd.
Caller advised a female rented a U-Haul trailer and keeps giving caller the ‘run-around’ about when she is going to return it.

Stolen motor vehicle
Sheriff’s Posse Road
Two-tone green 1976 Chevy pickup taken from residence within the hour. Caller advised that his nephew said he saw the pickup going north on Highway 15. Officer advised ATL.

The Bridge Community will hold its Annual Meeting at its new office in the Non-Profit Center, located at 1106 Pope Street (across from HMS) on Tuesday, March 20, 2017, at 5 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Refreshments will be served.

The following is a forwarded message from County Commissioner Alicia Edwards:

Good evening everyone,
As you have contacted me in the past regarding your concerns about the Holloman AFB issue, I wanted to be proactive and contact you regarding the latest information about a Thursday meeting. At today's commission work session, we made it clear that the commission would not be hosting a meeting that the public was not invited to.

Silver City Mayor Ken Ladner would like to invite your input, ideas and inspirations toward making our town even better.

New Mexico State University's Grant County Cooperative Extension Office will offer a free Manage Your Chronic Disease /Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (MyCD/CDSMP) beginning early Mid-March. The MyCD/CDSMP is an interactive group workshop for adults of all ages living with one or more ongoing health conditions like diabetes, arthritis, pain, cancer, high cholesterol, depression, asthma, heart disease, and high blood pressure. The MyCD/CDSMP focuses on building skills for improving pain management, nutrition, exercise, medication use, emotions, and communicating with doctors.

The program on "Intro to the Film Industry" scheduled for this Wednesday evening has been cancelled due to lack of enrollment.

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The Grant County Beat endeavors to post to the Elections page, under News, at the least, notices of candidates for Grant County races. Some candidates for statewide races have also sent their notices. 

The Beat continues to bring you new columnists.Recent additions  include 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 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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