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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.

Silver City MainStreet will be one of fifty-three non-profits participating in Give Grandly 2018. It will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 7th Street and Bullard Street on the opening day of the Farmers Market. Give Grandly brings the region together as one community, raising money and awareness for our local nonprofits during the 24-hour online giving challenge and in person giving at the event.

MainStreet has been busy this year preparing to launch the “Stories from our Streets” walking tour, getting the flower planters going downtown, and helping with the Give Grandly event. With the help of WNMU students, Zulema Hernandez and Jeanne Miller, we have produced a new downtown guide with map listing the 145 businesses in our downtown district. We also have a brand-new website where you can learn all about MainStreet’s projects and programs.

Monday, Apr. 23

Criminal trespass warning
Highway 35 – Upper Mimbres
Deputy issued a named female a CTW for a Highway 35 address.

Burglary
County Club Road
Caller advised that his workers noticed the storage shed was open and multiple items taken/owners not on scene/house is being remodeled.

Bayard Police Department

Monday, Apr. 23

Welfare check
Grant Street
Caller advised they haven’t seen a named male in three weeks. Officer advised spoke with neighbor who saw male yesterday/will go check M&A to see if he is there.

Welfare check
Runnels Street – 11 a.m.
Caller advised that she believes a named male needs to be taken to the hospital as he drinks and does drugs. Advised he doesn’t know she is calling and requesting this for him. Officers had contact with male who advised he does see and hear people who are not there but he is okay with it/he is not suicidal or homicidal.

Monday, Apr. 23

Welfare check
Chihuahua Street
His female cousins were involved in a domestic with father and caller wants to make sure the girls are okay. Officer had contact advising kids are in school/out at El Grito.

Criminal trespass warning
Hub
Named male is at the Hub and caller advised she believes he has a CTW/caller is not comfortable with him being by the bakery. Officer had contact advising male was re-issued CTW/he left.

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 Adobe Springs Cafe located at 1617 Silver Heights Blvd, on Monday, May 14, 2018, from 8:00AM to 11:00AM.

Please stop by and share your insights and ideas with Mayor Ladner.

All are welcome!

launch checkSilver City, NM (April 27, 2018) Could you or your family members benefit to know how your estate could avoid probate court? As a senior citizen, do you or your family wonder who will pay for your nursing home care in the future? Do you or your family members need assistance with “Powers of Attorney” and “Advanced Health Care Directives?”

In May, Hidalgo Medical Services (HMS) will be hosting free, community presentations led by representatives of Legal Resources for the Elderly Program (LREP), a free legal aid services organization, in both Hidalgo and Grant Counties. LREP is a joint project of the New Mexico Aging & Long Term Services Department and the State Bar of New Mexico.

Quemado Lake Campgrounds Opening May 1
Quemado, NM, April 26, 2018—Campgrounds located in the Quemado Lake Recreation Area will reopen on May 1, 2018 including – Piñon, Juniper and the El Caso I-III Campgrounds.

The El Caso Campgrounds are free and first-come/first-serve. The Piñon and Juniper Campgrounds are fee-based campgrounds. The Juniper CG is first come/first serve and the Piñon CG group sites are available for reservation by calling the Quemado Ranger District at 575-773-4678. Fee information can be found at the forest website or by calling the

Aldo Leopold Charter School (ALCS) Internship Showcase
Wednesday, May 9th, 4:30-6:00 pm
1422 Highway 180 East (next to the Grant County Administration building)

Attending the Internship Showcase is a great way to learn about this award-winning school and about the educational programs that keep students engaged and learning.

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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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