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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.

October 14 at 10:00 a.m., 3845 North Swan Street, "A Journey with Laughter," with speaker Mary Ann Finn. 

Mary Ann Finn will discuss the benefits of laughter, including its ability to boost the immune system. She will talk about her experience doing laughter yoga for 11 years in Grant County and elsewhere, and what it has done for her.

While working for the NM Department of Health as a diabetes educator, Finn received training as a Certified Laughter Leader and has led many laughter clubs and laughter yoga sessions, which offer another form of exercise to people with diabetes and other health issues. Although she retired in 2011, she has continued to lead laughter clubs because of the personal benefits.

WesternersOct2018Mike Anderson is the scheduled speaker for our next Westerners’ meeting.  It will be held on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the Silver City Cross Point Church Fellowship Hall, located at 11600 Highway 180 East. We cordially invite you to join us for a delicious dinner and an informative presentation by Mr. Mike Anderson.

On October 6, 2018, around 7:00 p.m., officers with the Deming Police Department (DPD) responded to a shots fired call at a residence on Diamond Street in Deming, NM. Upon arrival, officers discovered two subjects with gunshot wounds, one of whom died later at the hospital. DPD requested the New Mexico State Police to investigate this scene.

The New Mexico State Police Investigations Bureau assumed this investigation. Preliminary information indicates that on the evening of October 6, 2018 around 7:00 p.m., multiple occupants were inside the residence located at 2110 ½ S. Diamond Street in Deming when Eduardo Pena (27) and several other subjects attempted to rob the occupants at gunpoint. During the incident, Pena possessed a handgun and had pointed it at the occupants in the residence. 

The High Desert Humane Society will be holding its monthly REDUCED FEE vaccination clinic this Saturday October 13 from 9-NOON at the shelter at 3050 S Cougar Way 575-538-9261. Rabies-$10 plus the license-$2.50-$20, Dog Combo-$20, Cat combo-$18, Bordetella-$20, Leukemia-$20, Micro-chipping-$25, Deworming by weight $10-$45. We will also have rattlesnake Vaccine available.

Gila Friends Monthly Meeting (Quakers), Religious Society of Friends will observe World Quaker Day on Sunday, October 7, 2018, at 10:00 a.m.

Gila Friends Meeting is an unprogrammed meeting, sitting in silent worship with expectant waiting for continual revelation from the spirit.

Our format for World Quaker Day will begin with a short QuakerSpeak video followed by silent worship and then worship sharing, which includes speaking out of the silence. Refreshments will be served and conversation welcomed after the rise of meeting.

Interested? The public is invited to join us at our meeting location at 1507 Combs Circle in Silver City. For more information, you may call 575-590-1588 or 575-574-7088.

Bayard Police Department

Monday, Oct. 1

Fraud/embezzlement
400 Tom Foy Blvd.
Counterfeit bill was used and video is ready.

Monday, Oct. 1

Harassment
Ventana Drive – Arenas Valley
Caller received messages from a named male on social media saying he is going to kill her and her family if her husband doesn’t shut up. Advised she doesn’t know who he is/was posting on Grant County Goodies saying he will pay $1,000 to anyone who will kill her husband.

Criminal trespass
Manzano Rojo – San Lorenzo
Son is possibly in his home/son broke into his home. Officer had contact with son inside the home/father does not want a CTW issued/just wants him removed.

Monday, Oct. 1

Harassment
Ventana Drive – Arenas Valley
Caller received messages from a named male on social media saying he is going to kill her and her family if her husband doesn’t shut up. Advised she doesn’t know who he is/was posting on Grant County Goodies saying he will pay $1,000 to anyone who will kill her husband.

Criminal trespass
Manzano Rojo – San Lorenzo
Son is possibly in his home/son broke into his home. Officer had contact with son inside the home/father does not want a CTW issued/just wants him removed.

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