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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.

Monday, Oct. 30

Suspicious vehicle
Valley Drive
Caller advised that a weird car is parked outside her house without lights on. Deputy responded, walking around her house.

Larceny
Bobwhite Drive
Caller advised that she and her girlfriend broke up and she took belongings of caller’s. Deputy had contact.

Monday, Oct. 30

Larceny
E. 23rd Street
Caller advised the license plate from her husband’s pickup has been stolen.

Suspicious vehicle
S. Texas and San Vicente streets
Unlicensed trailer. Officer advised it smells and there may be something dead inside. Officer out at a San Vicente address. Out with a named male/it belongs to his daughter and she will move it.

US Department of Veterans Affairs

Ceremonial Signing of Native American Direct Loan MOU by Zia Pueblo and VA
Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: Tribal Council Conference Room, Pueblo of Zia, New Mexico

On November 7, leaders of Zia Pueblo will sign a Memorandum of Understanding with VA so eligible Native American Veterans and their spouses have the opportunity to use their Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) home loan guaranty benefit on Federal trust land.

Every 2-to-3 seconds in this country, someone needs blood. And you never know when you or someone you love will be the one. We all expect blood to be available when we need it, but only a few of those who can give actually roll up their sleeves. It's time for you to roll up your sleeve and donate for the good of your community.

It takes 48 to 72 hours to process, test, prepare and ship blood once it's donated. So it is the blood already on hospital shelves that saves lives. That's why it's crucial we constantly replenish the supply so that we're ready for all situations.

Coats for Kits
The Silver City Police Department is starting the drive for Coats for Kids. This year we would like to finish the drive by November 30, 2017, so we can get the coats distributed during the first week in December. The community has been very generous in the past in providing coats for our area kids. The coats will be distributed to the local area schools for children in need.

Also, we will be accepting gloves/mittens and beanies for the children.

The Silver City Woman's Club will have its monthly meeting on the 2nd Friday of each month at 10:30; the location is 411 Silver Heights Blvd.

Please save the date. You are welcome to attend our monthly member's meeting. Call Lucinda at 575-313-4591 for additional information.

Hanover: The New Mexico Department of Transportation District One office (NMDOT) has posted an alert for Friday November 3, 2017:

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with Freeport McMoRan Chino Mines (Contractor) will close NM 152 for haul road blasting. Traffic will encounter a closure from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, use extreme caution, and be cautious of personnel in the area.

For updated information go to:
New Mexico Department of Transportation at www.nmroads.com.

tom aageson rsTom Aageson, above, will give an Emerging Technologies and Creative Commerce lecture at Western New Mexico University on Monday, Nov. 13.Silver City, NM – Co-founder of Creative Startups Tom Aageson will speak at Western New Mexico University on Monday, Nov. 13, at 6 p.m. in the Parotti Building next to the Fine Arts Center Theater.

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The Beat as 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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