Here’s a look at today’s headlines:
The Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest held their annual Halloween Carnival for the girls and their family members yesterday evening at the Tyrone Community Center. The girls played games, decorated pumpkins and enjoyed snacks. The entrance fee of donated food for cats and dogs brought in more than 400 pounds of dog and cat food that will be donated to the Grant County Humane Society.
The NMDOT has lifted the closure for NM 152 in Kingston as crew members have repaired various sections of the roadway in order to have it passable and safe for the traveling public. However, the NMDOT will need to continue with minor repair work along the shoulders on NM 152, which will occur over the next several weeks. As work progresses motorist may encounter intermittent lane closures and reduction of speed within the work zone. The NMDOT encourages motorists and cyclists to proceed with caution as loose gravel still remain on various sections along this route and to obey all traffic notifications and speed limits especially as workers continue work on NM 152 and in any work zone.”
Orlando Chavez, previously charged in a hit and run accident, is at large after escaping law enforcement Monday evening. Chavez led Hurley Police, and other agencies, on a high-speed chase through Hurley and Bayard on Monday and was finally captured. Despite wearing handcuffs and shackles around his ankle, Chavez escaped custody before he was booked into jail. Chavez currently faces charges of aggravated fleeing from a law enforcement officer, child abuse, escape from custody of a peace officer, and two counts of aggravated assault on a peace officer.
Have a safe and Happy Halloween from Everyone at Silver City Radio!