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.

tabor family rsThe Tabor FamilyCountry music legend, Dolly Parton, visited the Library of Congress a few weeks ago to celebrate delivery of the Imagination Library's 100 millionth book. Parton founded the nonprofit program in 1995 as a way to help kids in her native Sevier County, Tennessee, by giving them early access to books, something her father never had. Now, every month, the Imagination Library mails a free book to more than a million children living in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom.

Widowed and Single Persons of Grant County monthly meeting is Monday, April 9, 2018, 10:30 a.m. at Cross Point Assembly of God Church, 11600 Hwy 180 E. Our speaker is Ellen Brown from the Forest Service. Cost for lunch is $12. All single are welcome. For information call 575-537-3643.

The Silver City Public Library will host the second act in its free concert series on March 16, 2018. The concerts are free and open to the public thanks to the generous support of the Friends of the Library.

The Silver City/Southwest NM Branch of AAUW invites members and visitors to attend our meeting on Wednesday March 21 from noon to 1:30 pm at the Gender Equity Center on the WNMU campus at 1211 Mississippi Street.

March 14, 2018

6:00 p.m. Grant County Beekeepers: Pollinators & Nature

Meeting is open to all – beekeepers and "friends of bees."

Grant County Republican Women will meet Wednesday, March 21 at 11:30 a.m. at WNMU Cafeteria Sunset Room. Yvette Herrell, candidate for Congressional District 2 will speak. A delicious buffet lunch will be served for $10. Come and bring a friend!

Pinos Altos Fire Department Open House
Cottage San Road Station
2234 Cottage San Road

Saturday, April 14, 9:00 am to Noon

If you live in Grant County north of Silver City, please consider joining Pinos Altos Volunteer Fire Rescue. All equipment and training is provided by the department. Come to the open house and learn more about the department and how you can become a part of this vital organization.

Come and meet your Fire and Medical Rescue Volunteers
• Learn about the volunteer fire service
• Educational literature handouts
• Equipment demonstrations
• Fire Safety door prizes
• Fire extinguisher demonstrations/ training
• Free gifts for the kids
• Free Coffee, Juice and donuts

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The above photo is of our enthusiastic volunteers.

Lucy Whitmarsh

Silver City, NM — The Gila National Forest is pleased to announce that the Preliminary Draft Plan (https://go.usa.gov/xnSeQ) is now available for review and comment. This preliminary draft plan reflects input gathered earlier and describes the strategic direction for management of forest resources.

Live from Silver City

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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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