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.

NEED: 5 women and 6 men of varied ages
Auditions: Sept  7, 10 am at SC Library
515 W College Ave

"An Evening of 10-minute Plays" Oct 12, First Presbyterian Church, 1915 N Swan St, Silver City, NM. For More Information: Phyllis McQuade, 575-654-0196, phylmcq64@gmail.com

Bayard Police Department

Monday, Aug. 26

Diamond Street
A named individual is breaking things in the house. Officer advised send medicals/unknown what for. Caller didn’t reply as to why an ambulance was needed.

Monday, Aug. 26

Domestic disturbance
2069 Cottage San Road
Male and female yelling on 911. Male advising that the female is scratching herself on her chest/he has been drinking/advising they are “just one crazy boyfriend and one crazy girlfriend.” Deputy advised has contact with the female at this time.

Game and Fish
Rio de Arenas Road and E. Highway 180
Caller advised a dead deer is in the roadway.

The Republican Party of Grant County will meet Tuesday September 3, 2019 at 3 Rio De Arenas in Arenas Valley next to the Snappy Mart/Chevron.

There will be a 6:00 pm potluck followed by the General Membership meeting. The guest speaker is Norman Wheeler candidate for District Attorney.


New Mexico Arts, the state arts agency, and the Mimbres Region Arts Council will host a roundtable discussion in Southwestern New Mexico for veterans & members of the military, business, government, & healthcare leaders, and artists & arts organizations. 

The Silver City roundtable is the sixth in a series of community engagement events co-hosted by New Mexico Arts and local stakeholders focusing on how the arts can be of service to veterans and military families on health and reintegration issues.Stay tuned for more details on the agenda and meeting location. For more information call the Mimbres Region Arts Council office at (575) 538-2505  or click here.

img 1474September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, and the Silver City Public Library will celebrate by offering two free library card replacement days on Thursday, September 19 and Saturday, September 21. Free card replacements will be offered between 9:00am and 5:00pm Thursday, September 19 and between 10:00am and 1:00pm Saturday, September 21. Each person’s first library card is always free, but the library normally charges $5.00 to replace lost cards. “We offer free library card replacement days once or twice every year. It is a great opportunity for those who have lost their cards to regain access to library resources and services,” explained Lillian Galloway, library assistant director.

Silver City, NM, August 28, 2019—The upcoming workshop co-sponsored by PFLAG Silver City and WNMU School of Education on September 13th has now expanded to include parents and family of LGBTQ children attending the public schools in Grant and surrounding counties.  The free, full-day workshop, 8:00-3:30, will be held on the WNMU campus and includes an on-site lunch catered by Corner Kitchen.  

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