Here’s a look at today’s headlines:

The Gospel Mission will hold their annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner this Thursday between 11 am and 1 pm for those in need.  If you know of someone who is homebound and needs a meal, please contact the Mission in advance.

Wilderness Ranger District fire managers are planning to conduct various prescribed fires beginning December 1st and continuing through December 18th as conditions allow.  The projects include broadcast burning and pile burning.  Pile burns are planned in the following locations: off Highway 35 and Elkhorn Road behind Desert West Auction, Lake Roberts of Forest Drive and FSR 4206M, Near Cooney off FSR 150A and 4080T, and near the Gila National Monument Visitor Center.  Broadcast burns will occur in the following locations: Gattons Park by the Old GOS Ranch and T-Bird off Elks Pasture Road west of Camp Thunderbird.

U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce issued this statement following the Department of the Interior’s approval of the New Mexico Central Arizona Project (CAP) Unit.  “Today is a great day for Grant, Luna, and Hildago counties. I want to congratulate the New Mexico Entity and the Interstate Stream Commission for all their fine efforts that preceded today’s approval. Without their collaboration and negotiation this Agreement would not be possible.”

iCandy Productions, an Australian based film production company, launches production of  “Sailboat”- a film about a boy with an unlikely name, who does the most unlikely thing…  The story takes place in a small town fraught with drought, where morale is at an all-time low. A miracle of hope and life lies in an unlikely source: a small Mexican boy mysteriously named Sailboat.  The Australian crew will have a meet and greet at Bear Mountain Lodge, 60 Bear Mountain Ranch Rd in Silver City, New Mexico on Tuesday, December 1st at 7pm. The public is invited to the discussion about the production, needs for props and talent, and of course, casting calls for extras. Children, teens and adults are needed.