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Widowed and Single Persons of Grant County monthly meeting is Monday, March 12, 2018, 10:30 am at Cross Point Assembly of God church, 11600 Hwy 180 E. Our speakers will be Rebecca Dow and Howie Morales. Cost for lunch is $12. All singles are welcome. For information call 575-537-3643.

fairy slipper orchidFairy Slipper Orchid

spotted coralroot orchidSpotted Coralroot Orchid
Photos of two orchids found in the Gila region Courtesy of Dale A. Zimmerman Herbarium, WNMU

At the meeting of the Gila Native Plant Society on Friday, February 16, 2018, noted botanist Richard Felger will present a talk entitled "March to the North: the Last Tropical Orchid". Orchids, oaks, agaves, yuccas, daturas, cacti and so many other plants are hugely diverse towards the tropics but only a few march to the north. Dr. Felger will seek to address these questions: How do the poleward outliers achieve their northern march? How do they differ east and west of the North American continental divide? And how do they compare with their counterparts in the Old World and in the Southern Hemisphere?

“Good Food is Great Medicine”
Presented by Bonnie Stone, RD, CDE, HMS Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator

THURSDAY, 2/22/18 | 5:00pm to 6:30pm | HMS Community Health Center (1007 N. Pope Street in SILVER CITY)
FRIDAY, 2/23/18 | 11:30am to 1:00pm | HMS Lordsburg Clinic (530 DeMoss Street in LORDSBURG)

Listen and learn about the connection between what you eat and how you feel!

Bayard Police Department

Friday, Feb. 2

Disturbance
N. East Street
Caller advised some type of disturbance is going on up the street from the city hall. Second caller advised there is someone with a gun outside/advised that a named male pulled out a gun on her.

Saturday, Feb. 3

Welfare check
400 Tom Foy Blvd. – 11:45 p.m.
Caller advised he heard what sounded like a crash near the bottom Snappy/like somebody hit something and then metal dragging on the road. Officer out on foot in alley near Erie and Fahey/advised that subject was fixing the shed/he was advised to keep it down.

Friday, Feb. 2

Welfare check
W. Highway 180 and W. Market Street
Male with a shaved head standing in the roadway. Deputy has contact/will be giving male a ride to Bypass Road.

Unwanted subject
Coleman Drive
Caller stated that as a named male was leaving her residence he threatened to burn her house/he left on a black motorcycle.

Friday, Feb. 2

Larceny
N. Silver Street
Caller advised her purse was stolen.

Harassment
Visitor Center
A named male just there but has left cursing at her headed north. Officer advised found a set of keys in the parking lot.

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

This month's "Monday Meeting With The Mayor" will be at the Tranquil Buzz Coffee House, located at 112 West Yankie Street (corner of Yankee and Texas Streets) on Monday, February 12, 2018, from 8:00am to 11:00am.

All are invited to stop by and share your insights and ideas with Mayor Ladner.

Silver City, NM (February 5, 2018) Ms. Carmen Acosta, Sitting Hidalgo County Probate Judge and HMS Board of Directors Chair, will share a helpful presentation addressing background information regarding probate court matters.

WHEN: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2018
11:00am to 12:00noon

WHERE: HMS ENA MITCHELL SENIOR CENTER
532 DEMOSS STREET - LORDSBURG

WHAT: FREE, COMMUNITY PRESENTATION
DISCUSSING PROBATE COURT MATTERS

Live from Silver City

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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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