Here’s a look at today’s headlines:
The Silver Consolidated School Board meeting scheduled for Thursday, September 18 has been moved from its regular location at the central administration office. It will be held in the Little Theater at Silver High. The work session begins at 5:00 and the regular meeting begins at 6:00. Both sessions are open to the public.
The two men who escaped Grant County Detention Center last Thursday were apprehended yesterday afternoon. Adam Martinez was located in a mobile home on Mountain View Road about a mile from the detention center and, after a standoff with several law enforcement agencies, was taken back into custody in the early afternoon. Tyler Cole was reportedly found on 8th Street and arrested a little over an hour later. The location of where Martinez and Cole are now being housed is not being made public.
Four members of the Silver City Ladies Golf Association played in the Deming Invitational Golf Tournament on Saturday. Linda Boucher, Julie Curran, Dagmar Lane, and Wilma Nelson took 2nd place in the net division as a team, and Dagmar Lane earned first net over the field, as well as honors for closest to the pin on the Number 11 hole.
Aaron Baldridge of the Reserve Ranger District was recently presented with the National Rangeland Management Award, which is awarded each year to an employee of the US Forest Service for their contribution to outstanding achievement for on-the-ground management of rangelands. Baldridge was cited for his excellence in effective leadership and communication skills working with livestock grazing permits, interdisciplinary resource specialists, local governments, congressional staffers and an assortment of forest users.
The remnants of Hurricane Odile, which hit Mexico this weekend, are expected to bring as much as 7 inches of rain into parts of the Southwest. The National Weather Service has issued Flash Flood Watches for much of Arizona, southern New Mexico, and even parts of Nevada and California. The heaviest rainfall is expected to hit Tucson in Arizona, and Las Cruces in New Mexico. Since flash flooding can occur without warning, drivers are advised to be safe and keep an eye on changing conditions.