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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.

Grant County Pilots Association offers scholarships to promote aviation education and encourage careers in aviation. Scholarships may be used for any form of aviation education including tuition to an accredited school or for specialized courses, such as airplane power mechanic or avionics technical training.

Scholarship application information has been distributed to area high schools. Interested students should contact their school guidance counselors.

Scholarship applications will be accepted at any time. For additional information or to obtain an application form, call 388-8771.

kathy klump rsKathy Klump is the scheduled speaker for the next Westerners meeting, to be held on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the Cross Point Church Fellowship Hall. Cross Point Church is located at 11600 Highway 180 East, 1.1 miles east of the Walmart entrance on the south side of the highway. A full dinner will be catered. Klump will tell the story of John Walter Klump and his association with the partnership of the "Y" Cattle Company, one of the largest ranches in eastern Arizona and western New Mexico in the late 1800s.

Bayard Police Department

Monday, Feb. 12

Suspicious vehicle
Bayard Snappy Mart
Officer advised to send next wrecker/vehicle is locked/no keys/wrecker en route. Officer advised that owners just called advising they will be en route for the vehicle/cancel wrecker.

Harassment
Empire Street
Caller advised her granddaughter is harassing her on the phone.

Monday, Feb. 12

Welfare check
Coleman Drive
Caller advised he has not been able to get hold of a 52-year-old male, who has health complications, in about two weeks. Deputy had contact advising he is okay and having problems with his phone.

Welfare check
Arenas Valley Road
Caller advised she could hear people screaming and yelling near her mother-in-law’s property. Deputy had contact advising both units clear/everything is okay/verbal altercation that’s already done.

Monday, Feb. 12

Larceny
West Street
Caller advised someone just stole her phone.

DV order violation
Yucca Street
Caller is adopting children and she has a court order stating that a named female cannot be around the children and she is going to the kids’ school. Officer made contact and told her to stay away . . .

Glenwood, NM, February 16, 2018—For Immediate Release. The Glenwood Ranger District, Gila National Forest is planning to burn the Sheridan Slash Pile in the next two weeks dependent on weather conditions. This slash pile is located on the Sheridan Ridge Road (County Road CO54) approximately seven miles south of Glenwood. This burn will take one day, but smoke may be visible for up to two weeks from the areas of Gila, Cliff, Mule Creek, Alma and Glenwood.

Mad Hildebrandt will be hosting a meet and greet at the Buckhorn Opera House Saturday, Feb. 17. 2018 after the Democratic Party Convention in Santa Clara.

The meet and greet will be in the banquet room from 4:30-6:00. Mad is looking forward to meeting voters and discussing her priorities and policy proposals for Congress.

 Grant County Republican Women are hosting a meet and greet for State Treasurer Candidate Arthur Castillo at the Wrangler Bar and Grill from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21. The public is welcome to come and meet Mr. Castillo and learn what he plans to do as State Treasurer. Food and drinks may be ordered off the menu. Please join us in welcoming another quality candidate for statewide office to Silver City.

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Editor's Note

The Grant county Beat continues to bring you new columnists. New this past week are 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 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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