Latest From Silver City

July 27, 2017: Local Headlines 2017-07-27T17:01:57+00:00

September 25, 2017: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s headlines:   For the fifth consecutive year, Freeport-McMoRan has been named to the “Civic 50” list of most community-minded companies in the U.S., and for the second consecutive year was named the top company in the materials sector. This marks the company as one of 15 U.S. companies who have been named to this [...]

September 22, 2017: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: Governor Susana Martinez has proclaimed today as” Adult Falls Prevention Awareness Day” in New Mexico. The New Mexico Department of Health recently reported that the state’s death rate from falls among adults ages 65 and over has declined more than 12 percent in 2016 from the 2015 rate, when New Mexico had the [...]

September 21, 2017: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s headlines:   The American Legion Riders Chapter 12, will be hosting the “Forgotten Veteran Memorial Bike Run” at 10 a.m. this Saturday at the Bataan Post in Deming. This bike run will raise needed funds for local veterans and is one of three major fundraisers hosted by the group each year. There are an [...]

September 19, 2017: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: Western New Mexico University will be hosting the 7th Annual James H. Pirtle Walk for Heroes on Saturday, September 30th starting and ending at Old James Stadium. The walk is named for James H. Pirtle, a native New Mexican, who was killed on the battlefield on October 4th, 2003 during “Operation Iraqi Freedom”.  [...]

2017 Grant County Fair

The 2017 Grant County Fair will be taking place this Wednesday, September 20th through Sunday, September 24th, in Cliff, New Mexico.  The Fair will feature a pig show, gilt show, sheep show, heifer show, and steer show, including the Grant County Farm Bureau Pancake Breakfast Friday morning. The 2nd Annual Baking Contest will take place during the fair on Saturday [...]

September 18, 2017: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s headlines:   Tatten Allsup, a senior at Cliff High School, recently received the National Rifle Association Outstanding Achievement Youth Award, in addition to being named to the prestigious National Youth Shooting Sports Ambassador Program. To be eligible for the award, Tatten had to be a member of a shooting club, visit a firearm museum [...]

September 15, 2017: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s headlines:   WNMU will be celebrating their annual Homecoming next weekend with many special events for visiting alumni and the public. Three alumni will be featured as honorees at the Alumni Awards Dinner next Friday. The two recipients of the 2017 Distinguished Alumni award are; Rosie Gomez, class of 2002 and a social caseworker [...]

September 14, 2017: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s headlines:   Pete Domenici, the longest serving Senator in New Mexico history, passed away yesterday in his home town of Albuquerque, he was 85.  Senator Domenici was well known for his dedication to the well-being of all of New Mexico on many issues, including fiscal responsibility and the federal budget, energy policies and New [...]

September13, 2017: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: Local high school student FFA chapters have elected their slate of officers for the 2017-18 year. Deming High School officers are: President, Darbi Harrington; Vice President, Truett Shafer; Treasurer, Makayla Robinson; Sentinel, Samuel Turner; and Reporter, Amie Manos. Silver High School FFA Officers are as follows: President, Katy Van Dran; Vice President, Emily [...]

September 12, 2017: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s headlines:     The New Mexico Department of Transportation has made recommendations for Corre Caminos transit service to replace demand responsive service with a new deviated fixed routes for individuals using paratransit services. Paratransit provides transportation for people with disabilities who are unable to use the regular fixed route transit and usually provides door-to-door [...]