Local News Releases

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The Friends of the Library accepts donations of books from the public and uses these donations to raise funds to support the Silver City Library’s programs and activities.
The FOL Bookstore is located in the big yard on Market Street across from Cheyenne Street, six blocks west of the Habitat for Humanity Restore yard.
For information about the Friends of the Library, contact folsilvercitynm@gmail.com

Next book sale happens July 13, 2019!

Bayard Police Department

Friday, Apr. 26

Unwanted subject
Snappy Liquor
Caller advised a female is in the store causing problems and accusing them of ripping her off/she is now sitting in front of the store. Officer advised she surrendered/clear.

Friday, Apr. 26

Cortez Avenue
Caller advised he was going to do a job for a male and was in a hurry then the male tried to fight him. Officer had contact advising clear/a named individual was asked to leave the property by . . .

Criminal trespass warning
Caller advised a red Toyota truck trespassed on mine property today/they were able to get the license plate number. Deputy was able to find the registered owner by running the plate.

Friday, Apr. 26

Unwanted subject
Chavez Street
Caller advised her stepson is there and she doesn’t want him there/he is outside on the front porch with his girlfriend/he is not causing problems. Officer had contact advising two in unit en route to an address on Bayard Street.

Suspicious vehicle
Canal Street
Officers had contact advising male in his 30s is unresponsive at this time/send wrecker.

For the week beginning Monday, April 22, 2019 at 8:00 am and ending Monday April 29, 2019 at 8:00 am, Officers of the Silver City Police Department responded to 247 calls for service, had 490 self-initiated activity, and made 15 arrest. Of those arrests, 2 was for possession of controlled substance, and 2 was for Possession of drug paraphernalia, 1 DWI, 3 battery on a house hold member, 0 Aggravated assault on a house hold member, and 0 shoplifting.

Included in the above calls for service are 9 alarms, 1 burglaries, 0 fights, 11 domestic disturbances, 1 accidents w/property damage, 1 Aggravated Assault, 5 larcenies, 0 criminal damage to property, 0 criminal trespass, 2 agency assist, 5 loud music, 6 traffic complaints, 0 assaults, 2 battery, 3 narcotics violation, 15 suspicious vehicles, 1 Arson, 3 weapons fired, 2 fraud/embezzlement, 4 disturbances, 0 mental health complaints, 5 shoplifting, 2 game and fish, 0 DV Order violation, 0 parking violations, 5 abandoned 911 calls, 5 harassment, 26 welfare checks, 17 animal complaints, 4 civil standby, 8 information complaint, 0 breaking and entering, 6 reckless driver, 6 motorist/citizen assists, 0 abandoned vehicle, 19 unwanted subjects, 9 suspicious persons, 1 identity theft, 0 smoke, 2 civil matter, 40 requests for public service, 0 public assist, 5 criminal trespass warnings, 5 suspicious activity, 13 citizen assists, 3 child exchanges, 0 text harassment, 0 lost property, 0 vehicle burglary, 3 private property crashes, 1 noise complaint, 0 overdose, 1 hit and run accidents, 4 vehicle accident no injury, 0 vehicle accident with injury.

Silver City Mayor Ken Ladner would like to invite your input, ideas and inspirations toward making our town even better.

This month's "Monday Meeting With The Mayor" will be in the Main Lobby of  the Western New Mexico Library on Monday, May 6, 2019, from 8:00am to 11:00am.

All are invited to stop by and share your insights and ideas with Mayor Ladner, and enjoy a soda, or bottle of water, or a cup of coffee, compliments of WNMU.

slhd apron squareCelebrating School Lunch Hero Day on May 3, 2019

Grant County, NM– Between preparing healthy food, adhering to strict nutrition standards, navigating student food allergies, and offering service with a smile, Cobre and Silver Schools nutrition professionals have a lot on their plate. To celebrate their hard work and commitment, Cobre and Silver schools will celebrate School Lunch Hero Day on May 3. This day, celebrated annually since 2013, was designated by The School Nutrition Association and Jarrett Krosoczka, author of the “Lunch Lady” graphic novel series.  School Lunch Hero Day provides an opportunity for parents, students, school staff and communities to thank those who provide healthy meals to 30 million of America’s students each school day.

All across the school district, school nutrition professionals will be honored with thanks, cards, and recognition from students, school staff, parents, and the community.

In light of the death of a student last week at Silver High School, Silver Consolidated Schools Community Forum for Wednesday, May 1, 2019 has been postponed until Thursday, May 2 at 6:00 PM in the SCSD Board Room so administration is available to support our students and staff with their desire to attend the events for the student’s family. If you have any questions because you are unable to attend the new date, please contact Mr. Audie Brown, Superintendent, or Mr. Curtis Clough, Associate Superintendent, at 575-956-2000 and they will be happy to answer any questions.

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