Here’s a look at today’s headlines:
There is a “Fall Gardening Workshop” made possible by the New Mexico State Cooperative Extension Service to he held this Thursday, from 10:00 a.m. to 12 Noon at the Grant County Extension Office located at 2610 N. Silver Street in Silver City. Topics covered will include: harvesting vegetables, putting your garden to bed for the winter, fall gardening for winter harvest, garden prep for Spring planting, and other general gardening tips. For more information, call 575-388-1559.
Students at Central Elementary were treated to a complete tour of the Santa Clara Fire Station last week in celebration of Fire Prevention Week. In addition to the tour, kids sat in the fire truck, learned about fire safety and received a goodie bag to take home. According to the National Archives and Records Administration’s Library Information Center, Fire Prevention Week has been recognized since 1922 and is on record as the longest running public health observance.
The Gila Regional Cancer Center will be hosting an Open House this Thursday, from 10:00 a.m. to 12 Noon. Visitors can tour the facility and meet Dr. Cheryl Willman, M.D, in addition to her colleagues from the University of New Mexico Collaborative Cancer Center and the Gila Regional Medical Center. The Cancer Center will resume medical oncology patient care this Friday.
The Deming Public Schools Board of Education has selected 3 finalists that will replace Francine Jacobs, a district board member that announced her resignation in May and left in September. The Board is hosting a public forum with the three candidates on Friday, October 30th at 6:00 p.m. in the cafeteria of the new Deming High School located at 1300 S. Iron Street. The finalists selected by the Board are, Joseph Armstrong, Sophia Cruz, and Jerome Sandoval.
This Thursday, at 9:00 a.m. in the Grant County Administration Building, the County Commission will consider a Resolution in Support of a Proposal to include the Heart Bar property in the Forest Service priority list for the Land & Water Conservation Fund. The property is 466 acres around Sapillo Creek in the Mimbres.