The Silver City Gospel Mission has received a $5,000 charitable donation from Washington Federal Bank to help local people and families in need of food. According to the Silver City Gospel Mission Director, Randy Salars, “the donation will help reduce the burden on local families struggling to make ends meet and help alleviate some of the financial stress that families in the community face. With food prices rising, this donation will go a long way in ensuring that the Mission can continue to provide nutritious meals to those who need them most.”

The New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department is reminding residents that income tax rebates and relief payments distributed by New Mexico in 2022 will not be subject to federal taxation, according to the IRS. In addition, “Taxation and Revenue urges taxpayers to file as early as possible to expedite refunds they may be expecting  and lessen the chance that they could become the victim of a fraudulent return filed in their name.”

Luna County residents are invited to an Alzheimer’s Presentation this Friday, February 17th from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. at the Deming Senior Center located at 800 South Granite Street. The guest speaker is Pamela Rodgers from the Alzheimer’s Association.

The Preceptor Tau Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority recently held their Valentine Tea at the Messiah Lutheran Church in Silver City and crowned Angie Garcia as the Chapter Sweetheart for 2023. Angie has been a member of the sorority for over 50 years. Congratulations to Angie Garcia.