Here’s a look at some local news:

Deming Public Schools are offering the Universal Lunch and School Breakfast program for the 2019-20 school year. Breakfast and lunch will be served free of charge to all students that attend Deming Public Schools. The meals served follow U.S Department of Agriculture guidelines for healthy school meals in hopes of providing a better learning environment for students. Meals will be served to all students at no charge regardless of the eligibility status.

The is a special meeting of the Grant County Board of Commissioners featuring the candidates for consideration to serve on the Gila Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees. The special meeting will take place at 6 p.m. tomorrow, July 18th, at the Grant County Administration Center Commissioners’ Chambers. The Board of Trustee applicants that will be making presentations are as follows: Cynthia P. Moreno; Dr. Donald J. Stinar; Dr. James R. Skee; Gail Stamler; James R. Marshall; Joel Schram; and Raymond Goeller. After the presentations, the public will be able to provide individual suggestions and concerns for a limit of 5 minutes. Any individual who would like to discuss an item in more depth may request to be placed on a future agenda. Request forms are available in the County Manager’s Office. The meeting will take place in the Commission Meeting Room at the Grant County Administration Center located at 1400 Highway 180 East in Silver City

The Quilts of Valor Foundation local chapter in Silver City, presented Oron Palmer, a WWII veteran, a handmade quilt in recognition of his service to the country and the world. Mr. Palmer, 95 years of age, served in U.S. Army Transportation for three years of active duty in addition to five years in the Army Reserve. The Quilts of Valor Foundation began in 2003 by founder Catherine Roberts, who’s son was deployed in Iraq. Their mission is to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor, according to a release. Mr. Palmer’s quilt was pieced and bound by Donna Topmiller and quilted by Judy Billings.