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2 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, APRIL 2, 2010 AHS Seri xs enjov 1 &apos;lp to E1 Joli O'Byrne, Allen Noakes and Tarran Trotter trying not to fall while ice skating. Enjoying the go carts M. Barentine showing off his moves Ending the day with a bite to eat at the Olive Garden. , ,  By Marisel a Oga:" BAMHS f" Prevention Specialist S )DRI[TY!I If you have determined that you have'a drinking problem, realize you are not alone! Alcohol abuse is a serious problem afflicting people all over the world. Once you have made the decision to quit drinking and commit yourself to living sober, you have taken the first big step. Now consider: Seeking professional help Building a support system And getting healthy Getting sober involves the body and the mind. You can help your bQdy adjust to sobriety by exercising, eating nutritious foods and getting plenty of rest. Exercise is generally healthful because it produces endorphins; a natural body chemical that relieves anxiety and increases positive feelings. Good nutrition for sobriety is important. Caffeine and sugar, in particular, should be avoided as they mg.y tend to increase cravings for alcohol. Getting plenty of rest is also important, as sleep helps you adjust psychologically to living a sober life. Maintaining Sobriety and preventing relapse is not easy; it takes a lot of perseverance and hard work. Don't do it alone! There is help available. Start restoring your life today! IT'S; ;PR IN(?..... SO SPI00,ING INT( SODRIgTY!! If you think you may have a drinking problem and want help, contact Border Area Mental Health Services, Inc. at (575) 388-4412 in Silver City, (575) 546-2174 in Deming and (575) 542-3304 in Lordsburg. v, Border Area - Mental Health Services,.= Governor Richardson vetoes Food Tax Courtesy submission food in order to balance the bud- lus money to balance the budget. Governor Bill Richardson get." Cigarette Tax (House Bill vetoed the food tax today in the In addition to his action on 3) - Governor Richardson signed final legislative action of his two the revenue bill (Senate Bill 10) a bill that increases the tax on terms as governor. Governor Richardson also signed cigarettes by 75 cents per pack. "I am not willing to put this two other pieces of the budget- Because the bill was intended to burden on working families in the balancing package passed during raise i'evenue to balance the bud- form of an unfair tax on food. I the special session, get, the Governor vetoed earmarks agree with those who call this a Budget (House Bill 2) - that would have diverted $13.3 cruel tax," Governor Richardson Governor Richardson signed the million from the tax for other pur- said. "It is especially cruel dur- budget bill, which includes lan- poses. The veto means the money ing the worst financial crisisNew guage that gives the Governor the will go to the General Fund, to Mexico has ever experienced, authority to mak.e additional help bolster reserves. Governor, Richardson made spending cuts across state gov- The Governor also vetoed good on a campaign promise ernment, language that would have ended when he led the charge in 2004 The "Governor will exercise the tax after four years. Because to eliminate, the tax on food. The that option if cash reserves de- the tax is meant to deter young Senate insisted on including a cline as a result of the.food tax from,smoking, the sunset provi- partial reinstatement of the food veto. The Governor is also pre- sion is not necessary. tax as part of a larger revenue bill pared t<3 use $20 million in stimu- passed during the recent special .......... session. Governor Richardson signed the revenue package, but " line-item vetoed the tax on food ........ "In 2004, I told New Mexi- cans that we eliminated the food tax forever, putting hundreds of dollars into the pockets of work- ing families," Governor Richardson said. "I'm not about to open the door again and resur- rect a tax on food that dispropor- tionat'ely hurts poor and middle- income families. There is no rea- son to tax so basic a necessity as Senior Citizens Menu Johnny McNeil Monday, April 5 Baked Ham Sweet Potatoes/Marshmallows Green Beans Cornbread & Margarine Fruit Salad - Tuesday, April 6 Chicken Tacos Pinto Beans Calabacitas Jell-O/Mixed Fruit Wednesday, April 7 Beef Tips Rice Broccoli Green Salad WW Roll/Margarine Cantaloupe Thursday, April 8 Chicken Primavera Sweet Carrots AuGratin POtatoe ..... Watermelon Friday, April 9 Salisbury Steak Mashed Potatoes/Gravy Spinach WW Roll/Margarine Tropical Fruit Salad .First Annual Dog Show, Humane Society Fundraiser held By DEBBIE ANBINDERIRodeo 95# blue eyed, great dane who Tricks, grooming and gave his owner, Pat Esser, a 'high size ...... these were just a few of five.' the categories for the Humane So- Winning best dressed was ciety fundraiser, held at the Ro- Lucy, a rescued stray, nursed back deo Com- munity Center last Saturday. Patty McNeal, age 11, came up with the idea of holding a cog sh.ow,  after hear- ing that the local Humane Society was in need of old towels, blankets, and dog food. With help from her 9 year old brother Johnny, dogs strutted their stuff in the ring, Dogs ranged in size from the 3# yorkie, who was the favorite in the small dog category to. the Muffin to health byl4 year old Yana Karp. Dressed. in a cro- cheted be- ret, wearing slippers and ,a night shirt, Luc,y crowd of on-look- ers. Patty a n d Johnny had gifts for the wifining dogs, and bags of biscuits for all the entrants. Everyone was a winner, including the Humane Society. 'Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole" Roger Caras In the spirit Nick Paulos, of Lordsburg, got into the spirit of St. Patrick's Day, dressing from head to toe in green, including a green, curly wig. Paulos was one of the lucky winners of the Western Bank CostUme Contest held on March 17. 408 Main Street Lordsburg, NM 88045 (575) 542-94.44 Harry Bright/Owner .... !%,,.,.I Cremations and Monuments Grant ,Luna Hidalgo Catron Counties Sunday; ,00pril 4, 2010 EItED,0N E 7:] 5 A.M. INIqTED! Park at 2n,[ & Penn Streets LasJcer \\;k/orship Service I1:00 AM = First Baptist Church 3rd & Animas Streets * Lordsburg ., . I I