Wyona Anthony-Mercer hugs her newborn, Marrick John, Wednesday at Southwest Memorial Hospital. Marrick was the first baby of the new year in Montezuma County born at 4:37 a.m. Jan. 1. He weighs 4 pounds and 13.6 ounces. Marrick was due Jan. 30, but came nearly a month early. Tyrell Yellowman is the father.
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Friday, Sept. 19
Local author Amy Cook holds a book-signing for her debut paranormal romance novel “Edge of Instinct” at the Cortez Public Library, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.