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Take a drive out the the Mimbres Valley this Saturday, Nov. 3 to see the beautiful fall colors along the river and to take a tour at the Mimbres Culture Heritage Site. Bill Hudson will lead this tour of the pre-historic Mattocks Site and the museum buildings beginning at 1 p.m. Learn about the unique archaeology of the area and hear stories about some of the colorful residents living on the property throughout history. Bring a lunch and sit under the big porch.   

The Mimbres Culture Heritage Site is located at 12 Sage Drive off highway 35 between mile marker 3 and 4. Sponsored by the Imogen F. Wilson Education Foundation, a 501(c)3, the site has a lot of history to enjoy. Donations are gratefully accepted. The site is open from 11 p.m.- 3p.m. For more information call Bill @ 575.536.3092 or Kathy @ 307.640.3012.

Join the Silver City Museum for a Brown Bag Luncheon Lecture in conjunction with the exhibition Allan Houser: Renowned 20th Century Warm Springs Chiricahua Apache Artist, Thursday November 8, 2018, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Carmen Vendelin, Silver City Museum Director, and curator of the exhibition, will present an illustrated art historical lecture entitled “Artist Allan Houser: Native American Modernist.”  In this overview of Houser's artistic production, special attention will be given to his influences and place within the Modern art styles of his time.

The Silver City Museum is proud to host the exhibition Allan Houser: Renowned 20th Century Warm Springs Chiricahua Apache Artist which opened October 12, 2018 and be on view until January 13, 2019. The artwork in this exhibition is on generous loan from Allan Houser, Inc.

Calvary Christian Academy is having a fundraiser called Feed the Need. The kick off date is November 3, and the students will be packing 10,000 meals. 

Feed-the-Need aims to raise money for 10,000 meals. 8,500 will be sent to Haiti and 1,500 meals will directly benefit Grant County. The fundraiser also benefits Calvary Christian Academy’s growth in the school by adding classrooms (portable buildings, furnishings). To donate or become a fundraiser: text SILVERCCA to 71777

p6040058Dave Manning was captivated by glimpses of Turkey Vulture chicks and inspired to write a book, “The Old Man and the Vultures” describing his love affair with vultures. (Photo by D. Manning) The November SWNM Audubon monthly meeting on Friday Nov. 2 will feature Dave Manning of Arivaca, AZ and British Columbia. His program is titled “The Old Man and the Vultures.” The talk is based on a book he just published with the same title. The program starts at 7 p.m. at Harlan Hall, 12th and Alabama Streets, on the campus of Western New Mexico University. 

Dave, a birder for over 50 years, fell in love at age 65 with vultures one summer when he stumbled upon a small Turkey Vulture chick peeking out of its nest. He will discuss the three species of Vultures in North America, with special emphasis on a Turkey Vulture nest site on Pender Island, BC. He has observed this nest from mating to migration. His book also will be available for viewing and signing.

Join us for this interesting presentation. Light refreshments will follow the meeting. All are welcome to attend. For more information contact swnmaudubon@gmail.com.  

Advanced Air has received word that their company has been chosen to provide air service to Silver City from Phoenix and Albuquerque. Advanced Air will hold a press conference on Thursday – November 8 at 9:00 am in the main lobby of the Grant County Veterans Memorial Business and Conference Center located at 3031 Highway 180 East in Silver City. Executives from Advanced Air will be on hand to make comments and answer questions by the press and public.

Bayard Police Department

Friday, Oct. 26

Unwanted subject
1001 Central Avenue
Officer advised subject left upon request.

Friday, Oct. 26

Welfare check
Artcher Road
Caller advised her 74-year-old neighbor said she wants to hurt herself. She also takes care of her husband who has Alzheimer’s. He took off in the family vehicle. Deputy had contact requesting ambulance for a 74-year-old female who took a bottle of . . .

Welfare check
11732 E. Highway 180
Section C male stated he needs an ambulance in reference to a personal issue possibly mental. He was transported by EMS.

Friday, Oct. 26

Assault
Fox Field
A named male in the ER advised he was just assaulted by a group of subjects at the high school. Officer advised clear/victim did not want to file a report.

Welfare check
S. Arizona and San Vicente streets
Intoxicated male that fell but is now getting up outside her house.

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