Here’s a look at today’s headlines:
Literacy Link Leamos will have the opportunity to have a table and give books at El Grito Head Start’s Parent Night on November 17th from 6 to 8 pm at the Silver City Recreation Center. Volunteers are needed to help transport the books, set up the table, and attend the event where Literacy Link Leamos will provide literature and give away children’s books. Call Mary Beth at 388-0892 if you can help out. That’s 388-0892.
The Townsend Allstate Agency is sponsoring a Holiday Food Drive for the community. Please help by donating non-perishable items. Donations can be dropped off at AllState, 905 North Hudson Street in Silver City. Call 538-3744.
The Concert Band of the Southwest will present its “Mid-November Night’s Dream” Concert on Wednesday, November 18th at the Cobre High School Auditorium. Volunteer Musicians ranging in age from 15 to 75 will perform a unique selection of contemporary pieces, movie-theme music, marches, and holiday tunes. The concert begins at 7 pm and doors open at 6:30. Seating is open, and all performances are free.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) New Mexico State Office is proposing supplementary rules for public lands within the State of New Mexico. These proposed supplementary rules are a result of a periodic review, and are necessary for the protection of persons, public lands, and natural resources.
The Comcast Foundation today announced it will distribute $86,695 in grants to 13 community organizations in New Mexico. The organizations receiving the grants participated in Comcast Cares Day on April 25, 2015.
When flooding wiped away Mogollon’s only road in and out of town, images of the event became among the most memorable from one of the state’s largest floods in recent memory. According to KRQE News, the New Mexico Department of Transportation is now working on a more-than 11-million dollar project to rebuild the highway.
An overdose drug called Narcan is sold in 14 states over the counter, New Mexico could be next. KOAT Action 7 News is reporting that the State Department of Health is working on making access to Naloxone Hydrochloride, or Narcan, possible without a prescription. Many Police Officers and First Responders carry Narcan, which can stop a drug overdose, affecting the patient within a minute or two.