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.

Friends of the Silver City Library July Book Sale Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 10am - 2pm (Member access from 9am - 2pm)

The Friends of the Library accepts donations of books from the public and uses these donations to raise funds to support the Silver City Library’s programs and activities.

The FOL Bookstore is located in the big yard on Market Street across from Cheyenne Street, six blocks west of the Habitat for Humanity Restore yard.

CLIFF-For the second year in a row the Grant County Cooperative Extension Service will host the Copper Classic Livestock Jackpot. The jackpot is a part of the Southwest Show Series (SWSS). The SWSS was put together by the county agents from the Southwest District. Participating counties are Dona Ana, Hidalgo, Luna, Sierra, Otero and Grant. The last and final stop on the jackpot tour will be held July 13, 2019 at the Grant County Fairgrounds in Cliff. Registration begins at 7:30 am on site. Early entries will be taken via email tfell@nmsu.edu or by phone 575-388-1559.

Silver City, NM, July 1, 2019—For Immediate Release.  The Gila National Forest has received a few reports of bears tracks around Little Walnut and Signal Peak.  Communities in the wildland urban interface are sharing space with a variety of wildlife; including snakes, bears, mountain lions, deer, elk, and many more species.  

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

This month's "Monday With The Mayor" will be at the Drifter Restaurant and Pancake House, at 711 Silver Heights Blvd, on Monday, July 8, 2019,
from  8:00AM to 11:00AM. The Drifter Pancake House is located just across the street from Denny’s Restaurant.

Bayard Police Department

Friday, June 28

Vehicle burglary
N. Franey Street
Caller advised someone broke into her 2019 Honda Ridge Line. Officer had contact with caller who advised nothing of value was taken.

July 7, at 10:00 am, 3845 North Swan Street -  “The Search for Truth and Meaning: A Reflection on the 4th Principle”

In accordance with the Unitarian Universalist 4th Principle, “A Free and Responsible Search for Truth and Meaning,” David Kent's autobiographical talk will trace his journey through various spiritual traditions. Kent started his spiritual search in 1965, and it took him from “A to B to Y to Z (Advaita to Buddhism to Yoga to Zen) and back to N, thanks to O!” Kent’s talk will clarify his findings. David Kent is a retired librarian who is a deep explorer of many spiritual traditions. 

Friday, June 28, 2019

Welfare check
Memory Lane
Caller advised a bicycle is on the side of the road with a jacket and a flashlight near it. Officer had negative contact with anyone or any bike.

Welfare check
Lamina Loop
Caller advised her next-door neighbors were yelling in the street.

Friday, June 28

Welfare check
Mountain View Road
Caller from HMS advised a 71-year-old patient has been calling and asking for meds/patient sounded confused/has dementia/ is not answering upon callback. Deputy advised everything is okay.

Domestic disturbance
Racetrack Road -- Arenas Valley
Caller advised that a named couple in the trailer are arguing with each other.

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