Catron County Events Calendar: December 2012


Friday, Dec. 21st  at 9:30 am, St. Francis Church in Reserve will participate in a National Day of Remembrance for Sandy Hook Elementary School in CT. The Church will ring the bell 26 times…each ring to be followed by the name/age of a child of God. Everyone is invited to participate.


Save gas and time, support local businesses!

DATIL DO  A Licensed Hair Salon in Datil, owner Kelsi Walraven.  Open Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday 9am-5pm  772-5355  Convenient location and unbelievable hair cuts for women and men.  Look for the dark red building- on Hwy 12, just north of the Datil School Gym, in the Eagle Guest Ranch RV Park.

Jack Duncan, DVM now lives and works in Datil.  Jack has a mobile vet office and is in Reserve 1st and 3rd Thursdays each month, 2nd Thursday inQuemado, MONDAY- WEDNESDAY – Office in Datil is open – by appointment.  Friday as needed.  575-772-5150 office.   Jack’s office and home are located off Route 12 about 1 mile south of Datil.  Please call for appointment.
It is so wonderful to have a local vet!

Dr. Duncan would like to make the community aware of a program called Cat Spay of Santa Fe.  This foundation is providing vouchers for the spay and neuter of cats (Cats only).  There are a few restrictions on who will qualify–but most people will qualify.  If interested in having a cat fixed just call 505-466-1676.  They have a website with all the details:  Big Country Veterinary Service is accepting the vouchers which covers the entire cost of the surgery.

NOW OPEN  Alegre Theapeutics, LLC – Therapeutic Massage in Quemado at the Junction HW 60 & HW 32, Quemado.– look for the signs!  Katharina McWhorter, owner and licensed massage therapist
Improve your health and live a better life – Pain therapy, stress relief, relaxation, mobility.  Gift Certificates available!  Great for Christmas!
Hours Monday thru Thursday by appointment only.  Please call 575-773-4141 or 575-418-8333.

HUNGRY HOUNDS (AND CATS TOO)?  A not for profit organization helping low-income dog/cat owners in Catron County and Magdelena who are in need of assistance with:  DOG OR CAT FOOD, Pet Medications, Spay/Neuter costs.  Call to apply or donate – Karen DeRusha @ 575-418-7634  Email:  Website:  or “Like” us on Facebook @ for information on up coming events.
Donations of your gently used flea market items, dog/cat food, pet medications or cash are greatly appreciated.

Fur and Feather Animal Assistance, Inc- Permanent Residential Facility for Dogs and Cats  Adoptions and Limited Intake for Lost & Abandoned Animals  Laurie Beauchamp, Pie Town, NM, 575-772-2661.

Tangible Treasures – Open Mon-Wed-Thurs-Fri-Sun 10am-4pm (CLOSED TUES & SAT) Jewelry, collectibles, quilts, wood items, handmade gifts, antiques, and furniture.  Christmas ornaments and decorative items!  Something for everyone.  Right next to the Adobe Café,  2128 US Hwy 180, Reserve, NM  575-533-6966

FOX RAVEN GIFTS – local artists and crafters website – where every gift is one of a kind.

Serving Northern Catron County  – Computer training, setup & repair, Jack will come to you or bring it to him. Call Jack Koerber @ 575-772-5293. 30+ years experience on a wide range of software (inc. MS-Office & various graphic programs) and hardware with 10+ years servicing Datil, Pie Town & Quemado and the rest of northern Catron County.

Magdalena MagTech Computer Service-Magdalena.  Computer repair,set-up and instruction from Ted Bending who has over 30 years experience. Call: 575-854-3394. Will service Magdalena and surrounding areas. If you have a question-he has the answer!