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Man Arrested For Sex, Pics With Teenager
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A 21-year-old man has been arrested after he reportedly had sex with a young teenaged girl. Truth or Consequences Police became aware of the case Nov. 29; however, as the alleged crime took place outside the city limits, officers worked jointly with the Sierra County Sheriff’s Department to investigate the serious allegations.
A woman reported that a 13-year-old family member had engaged in sexual acts with Zackary Grimes, a T-or-C resident. The woman described to police how she had seen pictures of the girl and Grimes hugging with no clothes on just days earlier.

Comment On Area Wolf Release Deadline 12/26
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Sierra County residents have just until Dec. 26 to comment on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (USFWS) 2018 Mexican Gray Wolf release and translocation plan, which includes several releases into New Mexico, and at least one in Sierra County.
Seven New Mexico packs are being considered, including one in the San Mateos, along with five in Arizona.

Hillsboro Embraces Holiday Spirit
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Hillsboro residents welcomed visitors, neighbors and friends to the community’s annual “Christmas in the Foothills” celebration Saturday, December 2. While most activities were centered around the community center, the downtown district was decked out proper with holiday cheer and local proprietors were out in force to welcome guests with a wide array of treats and treasures. Meanwhile, eager volunteers and vendors filled the community center with a seeming unending variety of handcrafted wares, art, and “just got to have it” gifts. The event also featured an ample supply of baked goods, refreshments and tasty snacks, ensuring patrons were happy and well-fortified for the holiday shopping fun.

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