Local News Releases

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wnmu open house rsProspective students gather WNMU literature and meet faculty
during an Open House academic showcase
Silver City, NM – Prospective Western New Mexico University students can visit campus for free on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Open House hosted by the WNMU Office of Admissions will showcase campus life and educate future Mustangs about degree options and financial aid opportunities.

Have you ever needed blood? Every 2 seconds someone needs a blood transfusion. Patients suffering from trauma, cancer, leukemia, kidney and heart disease, premature birth, hemophilia, sickle cell anemia...all require lifesaving blood transfusions. You can help make sure blood is available when it's needed. Donate in Silver City at the following locations:

Western New Mexico
Thursday, September 27, 9:30 am to 2:30 pm.

Bayard Police Department

Saturday, Sept. 23

Game and Fish
Highway 180 @ Bayard Cemetery
Caller witnessed a red Chev Cavalier just hit a deer and leave/vehicle left behind car parts and deer is still alive on the side of the highway.

Friday. Sept. 22

Unwanted subject
Whispering Hills
A named male is on the property and caller doesn’t want him there/the male is asleep in a black SUV/male has a CTW issued in November 2016. Deputy out at address.

Friday, Sept. 22

Mountain View Road
Walk-in advised security camera taken from the residence.

For the weekend beginning Friday September 22, 2017 at 4:00 pm and ending Monday September 25, 2017 at 8:00 am Officers of the Silver City Police Department responded to 57 calls for service and had 114 self-initiated activity, and made 5 arrests. No arrests were made for DWI.

Included in the above calls for service are 1 Burglary, 4 Domestic Disturbance, 1 Larceny, 2 Criminal Damage To Property, 1 Battery, 2 Shoplifting, 1 Falsely Obtaining Services, 1 DVO Violation, 1 Harassment, 8 Welfare Checks, 1 Reckless Driver, 1 Loud Party, 2 Criminal Trespass Warning, 6 Citizen Assist, 1 Child Exchange, 1 Accident With Injuries.

Silver City, NM — PFLAG Silver City will hold its annual meeting on October 3, 6:00 PM, at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 3845 N. Swan. Members, allies, and the general public are invited to attend and help set the course for this organization as the new fiscal year begins.

The event will begin at 6:00 with a potluck supper, followed by the meeting. In addition to hearing about PFLAG Silver City's activities over the past year and its financial status, attendees will be able to suggest topics for upcoming educational events, better ways to support LGBTQ persons and their families, and the best methods for advocating for equality locally and nationally.

Founded in 1972 with the simple act of a mother publicly supporting her gay son, PFLAG is the nation's largest family and ally organization. For more information, call 575-590-8797.

church of harmony rsQuaker meeting place, the historic Church of Harmony, 609 Arizona Street, Silver CityWorld Quaker Day will be held throughout the globe of Sunday, October 1, 2017. This is sponsored by Friends World Committee for Consultation, a Quaker organization bringing together all the different types of worship within the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

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