Here’s a look at today’s headlines:
To begin with, our hearts and deepest sympathy goes out to the families and friends of those who perished Friday in the plane crash on Friday afternoon. Our community has suffered a great loss.
In other events, the Silver City Blues Festival drew nearly 10,000 visitors to town. The first Blues Festival was a simple celebration in the downtown Buffalo Bar, but over the years, the Festival has expanded into what was this year a dance-filled weekend at Gough Park with live Blues Music, vendors, and evenings of dance.
Good news for chili-lovers: farmers report that, despite the driest weather Hatch has seen in 90 years, they are still expecting to have a good crop of green chili. Chili does need much water to grow but, according to the report, and too much rain can result in diseased crops.
The Wild Wild West Pro Rodeo is almost here. Mark your calendars as next week the rodeo kicks of Wednesday, June 4th and goes through Saturday, June 7th. This is a PRCA Rodeo. That means some of the best in bucking stock and contestants. For the little ones, sign them up for Muttin Bustin at Circle Heart, where you can also get your tickets. To learn more about the rodeo, check out silvercityprorodeo.com.
Jump into Summer is also coming. June 7th in Gough Park will have lots to do for youth! Stay tuned for more information.
This is a look at what is happening in Silver City