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.

Friday, Aug. 31

Game and Fish
Longhorn Street and 32nd Street Bypass
Advised that a fawn was hit and possibly has a broken leg/it ran off to the side of the road near the curve. G&F was advised/officer advised one shot fired.

1598 S. Cooper Street
Illegal dumping on the north side.

Bayard Police Department

Criminal damage to property
608 Winifred Street
Front door damage with BB gun.

Injuring/tampering with motor vehicle
Maple Street
A named individual is breaking the windows to his car.

Friday, Aug. 31, 2018

Welfare check
Market Street
Boston Hill trailhead/small child in a gray Chevy unattended/advised he stayed around for 15-20 minutes.

Tabor Drive
Caller advised his vehicle is in the ditch. Advised the driver was transported to GRMC by another person.

September 9 at 10 a.m., 3845 North Swan Street - "The UU Seven Principles: Finding Personal and Community Meaning in the Foundations of our Faith"

Rev. Azima Lila Forest will lead an exploration of the Seven Principles and look for their meaning to us individually and as a congregation. Heidi Ogas is moderator.

l and l rsWILL, Western Institute for Lifelong Learning starts its fall 2018 Lunch and Learn Series on Sept. 12 and runs thru Oct. 17. All presentations will be held at the WNMU Global Resource Center building from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m. every Wednesday. Presentations are free and open to the public.

Bayard Police Department

Tuesday, Aug. 28

Welfare check
Highway 180 – MM 124 (Bayard Cemetery)
Caller advised that a white Dodge truck was on the side of the road and a deer was also standing on the side of the road/unknown if truck hit the deer. Officer had negative contact with any truck.

Lusk Street
Caller can hear multiple screaming and yelling at a house. Second caller advised a husband and wife are fighting and the kids are screaming and yelling. Officer advised units will be out at the address.

Western Institute of Lifelong Learning – Lunch & Learn, "Some Rock and Roll and a Little Poetry" presented by Dr. Jack Crocker, Provost UNMU. September 12, 2018, 12:00-1:00 in the ABC room of the Global Resource Center at corner of 12th & Kentucky. For more info, call 575-538-6835 or browse http://www.will-learning.com/#/

At the Silver City Rotary Club's meeting on Tuesday, September 4, Rotarian Rosie Higgs will report on her experience on a medical mission trip to Honduras this past July. She and Father Paul Moore of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd were part of a team of 40 volunteers from the US that traveled to Tegucigalpa and joined up with 20 Hondurans to provide medical and dental care to 15 rural villages in the district of El Paraiso, Honduras.

The Rotary Club meets every Tuesday at noon for lunch in the Sunset Room of the WNMU Student Cafeteria. The club welcomes members of the public to the meetings. Guests are asked to contribute $10 for a hot lunch with salad, dessert and coffee.

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