Here’s a look at some local news:
The Grant County Beat released information regarding a call made to the Grant County Regional Dispatch Authority about shots being fired at the Silver Cliff Apartments on Little Walnut Road in Silver City. The event occurred at approximately 8:39 P.M., last Saturday, November 9th. An alleged male victim told officers that his 2017 Chevrolet sedan had been shot. In addition, Officers found 4 additional bullet holes in the southeast corner of the building where some entered a vacant unit. The incident remains under investigation.
The Silver City Museum has been reaccredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the only organization representing the entire scope of the museum community, according to an AAM press release. There are an estimated 33,000 museums in the United States, and just 1,083 are currently accredited. Accreditation often is a requirement for private foundation funding, and will help generate new resources for the museum. This is the museum’s first accreditation in 15 years, when former Museum Director Susan Berry and staff earned the museum’s first AAM accreditation. In addition to Bart Roselli, who was recently named museum director by Town Manager Alex Brown, staff members of the Silver City Museum are as follows: Joseph Bryce, Curator; Melody Collins, Museum Store Manager; Amanda Gomez, Administrative Assistant; Erin Griffith, Interim Educator; Jo Lutz, Volunteer and Events Coordinator; and Ashley Smith, Collections Manager.
Students at Bataan Elementary School in Deming held a special program to honor veterans this week. The student led program worked in coordination with Gaffney-Oglesby Marine Corps League of Silver City who presented the colors as students sang the “Star Spangled Banner.” In addition, Kindergarten student, Gaven Gasper, recited the poem titled “On Veterans Day”. The Veterans Day program is an annual event held at the school.