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4 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2012 Extc,=nsi'00e Mimbres pottery collection acquired by WNMU Museum By ABE VILLARREAL/ WNMU The Western New Mexico University Museum recently ac- quired a vast collection of Mimbres pottery known as the NAN Ranch Collection. Donated by the late Margaret R. Hinton of Mount Pleas- ant. Texas and the NAN Ranch. New Mexico. the collection in- as thrilled along with the Hinton family, Dr Shafer and many field school alumni that the collection is coming home to Grant County." The acquisition was made in November 2011 just before the came from theidocal ranch stayed in the Mimbres Valley area for all to see." The first shipment of arti- facts arrived at the WNMU Mu- seum on Thursday, May 17. Plan- ning is underway for events to be hosted by the Museum that will feature the collection throughout 2012. On June 14, the WNMU Museum will Summer Reading Program will have kids "Swingin'=0n a Book Vine" Submitted by LORDSBURG HIDALGO LIBRARY It's summer reading time at the Lordsburg Hidalgo Library. This year's theme is Swingin' On a Book Vine with games, crafts and lots of way s to win prizes. The Grand Champion prizes will be a bicycle for the top girl and boy. There will be a large assort- ment of other prizes, including science activity kits, games and books. Earn prizes by reading and logging in books, logging read- ing time, attending programs, entering different contests and doing extra credit projects of your choice. The program is for pre- school through 8 th grade children. Please come by the Library any time to register. Children may read on their own and parents can read books to the younger children. Start logging books on June l; 2012 and the first activity day with crafts is Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at ,2:00 p.m. Preschoolers may attend a program on Tues- day mornings, the first one being on June 5 at 11:00 a.m. Come in and register, get a library card and receive a book bag, book mark and list of programs and activi- ties. The Library is open week- days'from 10-12 noon and 1-6. Participants may come once a week or every day to log and ex- change their books. The program will run the entire month of June and you can join anytime during the month. There is a large selec- tion of new books, graphic nov- els. magazines, e-books and read alongs. Bring a parent or guard- ian and have fun summer read- ing. For more information call 575-542-9646. cludes mate- rials scientifi- cally exca- vated by Texas A & M University from archaeo- logical sites located on the NAN Ranch. in the Mimbres Val- now be housed at theWNMU Museum; host a Town and Gown Fast Forward NM program brings free NAN Ranch Collection Welcome H o m e Uncrating Cel- ebration fol- lowed by the August 4 Pictured is one of the new pieces of the NAN Ranch Collection that will B 1 a c k - o n - passing of Mrs. Hinton. In con- sidering a home for the collection, Mrs. Hinton recognized the WNMU Museum as a venue where people could see and en- joy the pottery and artifacts while learning about the prehistoric Mimbres people, and where re- searchers and studen'ts could study the artifacts and materials near the sites where the collec- tion was excavated. To honor Margaret, the fam- ily established the Margaret R Hinton NAN Ranch Collection Research Fund through the WNMU Foundation to support research activities at the Univer- sity Museum. "The collection continues our progressive efforts to be a world class research institution." said WNMU President Joseph Shepard. "We are extremely grateful to the Hinton family for their foresight, dedication andgenerosity by ensuring that these artifacts that originally ley of Grant County, New Mexico. The collection is the largest and most complete collection of Mimbres material in existence. according to Dr. Harry J Sharer. professor emeritus. Texas A & M University department of anthro- pology, and the archaeologist who led 30 plus years of research at the NAN Ranch. Prior to Mrs. Hinton's dona- tion. the WNMU Museum was al- ready home to the largest perma- nent display of Mimbres pottery and culture in theworld. With the new collection, the University Museum is now the leader in the nation for prehistoric Mimbres culture research. "'We are honored that the WNMU Museum was selected to be the steward of this incredible collection and Margaret R. Hinton's legacy." said WNMU Museum Director and Archaeolo- gist Dr. Cynthia Ann Bettison. "'As a NAN- Ranch Archaeological Field School student alumna. I am q.;er tral Elementary 4 th 9 We ,00Ks Honor Roll released White Gala Opening Re- ception for the Juried Neo- Mimbrefio 2012 Exhibition, part of the Silver City Clay Festival. The first permanent public dis- play of the collection will take place during the 17 th Biennial Mogollon Archaeology Confer- ence in October with an opening reception titled "The NAN RanchCollection: The Legacy of Margaret R. Hinton." To make a contribution to the collection's research fund, or to assist with collection preser- vation, conservation and re- search, please contact the WNMU Museum at 575.538.6388 or bettisonc @ The WNMU Museum is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. It is closed dur- ing University closures. Admis- sion is free. For more information, pleasevisit http:// LMSSummer Lunch Menu 5th Grade 6th Grade Monday, June 4 Mrs. Snell Ms. Lark's Class Hot Pockets All A's All A's Garden Salad w/Dressing Cody Barka LiHyan Neal Apple Brooklyn Kempton Ryan Roybal Milk Anissa Plowman Brandon Saenz Tuesday, June 5 Maria Reyes A & B Chicken Patty on a Btin Angel Rodriguez Alexia Boardman Lettuce/Tomato A & B Xiomara Cruz Potato Wedges LaShae Alvarez Jakelyne Mange Applesauce Cup Miguel Armenta Rhianna Moreno Milk Jose Angel Hernandez Stephanie Rendon Wednesday, June 6 Deidre Martinez Mireya Saenz Hamburger Laryssa Powell 6th Grade Fries Arrianna Ramirez Mr. Saenz's Class Lettuce/Tomato/Pickles Clarissa Sarinana All A's Strawberries Horacio Zambrano Gabriella Artiaga Milk 5th Grade Kayla Floyd Thursday, June 7 Mr. Newell's Class Harrison Higginbotham Chicken Nuggets A & B Kayla Smith Potato Wedges Katia Almeida A & B Green Beans Jonathan Artiaga Nathan Bustillos Orange Mina DeLaGarza Alycia Chavez Milk Laticia Escobar Valerie Flores Friday, June 8 Fatima Gandarilla Alycia Jacquez Pizza Katie Martinez Marina Montez Garden Salad w/Dressing Luis Moreno Jose Rodriguez Fruit Cup Nathaniel Nava Milk  Carpet Tile t Roofing -._.." BROCK DRILLING, LLC 1 We now , " P.O. Box 67 I MgsGf;rC:g;d & Animas, New Mexico 88020  , (575) 548-2429 NM License #WD806 AZ License #WD676 AZ ROC Category  C-53 computer classes to Lordsburg Submitted by SWCP Residents and small busi- nesses in the Lordsburg area will soon have the opportunity to im- prove their computer and Internet skills when the award-winning "Fast Forward New Mexico" training program comes to the Western New Mexico University Learning Center. The classes are free for everyone. The mission of Fast Forward New Mexico (FFNM) is to in- crease statewide broadband adop- tion and promote computer lit- eracy and Internet proficiency in order to better prepare residents to participate in economic devel- opment and educational oppor- tunities. The initiative also reaches out to entrepreneurs, art- ists, and small businesses. There are four different Fast Forward New Mexico hands-on training courses being offered in Lordsburg: Basic Computer Skills, Introduction to the Internet, Social Media for Mar- keting I, and Social Media for Marketing II. Each class is 6 hours long and is spread over two days. Classes start June 18 and end June 28. Anyone can sign up for one or more of the classes in either series. The Basic Computer Skills and Introduction to the Internet Classes provides fundamental in- formation about computers :and provide hands-on experience with eqmpment and techniques. The classes cover topics such as how to use email and search the Internet. The Social Media for Marketing classes teach indi- viduals and entrepreneurs the basic concepts of social network- ing. The classes cover topics such as how tq use social media and Intemet tools toreduce costs and increase sales through e-com- merce, e-marketing, and social media. More information about class schedules and registration for training classes is available by calling or stopping by the Learning Center. 520 West Sec- ond Street in Lordsburg. You can call the Learning Center at (575) 542-3315. More information is also available at People should try to register as soon as possible to ensure they have a spot in these popular free classes. Fast Forward New Mexico (FFNM) is a $2.1 million grant led by the State Library of New Mexico, in partnership with pub- lic and tribal libraries, the Uni- versity of New Mexico, and Davis Innovations. Recipient of the 1st Place Technology Program Award from the New Mexico Rural Alli- ance, winner of the Community Service Award from New Mexico Tech Council, FFNM is nation- ally recognized for its innovative curriculum and program delivery. To date, FFNM has trained over 3,500 New Mexicans in a range of computer skills from Basic Skills to Social Media for Small Business. Trainings are delivered in public libraries and are wildly popular, drawing 250 or more registrants in every loca- tion. FFNM has provided trainings inGallup, Columbus, Aztec, Silver City, Clovis, Santa Fe, Las Cruces, Roswell, Farmington, Rio Rancho, Albu- querque, Espafiola. Crownpoint, Newcomb, and Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo. Visit for additional information. Lordsburg Corps Team finishing up year Submitted by SPIRIT OF HID ALGOI Lordsburg SPIRIT of Hidalgo an- nounces the completion of the 2011/2012 Lordsburg AmeriCorps Team service year. The team members, consisiing of 14 Lordsburg-area high school and college students, have either com- pleted their ser- vice commit- ments or have regularly sched- uled commit- ments that will be finished by the end of July. Members of the team this year were: Seniors: Matthew Sprott, Kris Montenegro, Daniel Talavera, Ryan Allen, Riley Allen, Lupita Dominguez, and Aniecea Gomez; Juniors: Michael Sturgis, Daniella Tovar, Jessica Medina, Michelle Tho- mas: and College Students: Elizabeth Lopez, Amanda Guerrero, and Lupita Barsness.  Commercial  Stucco  Residential  Cement Work Block Work .5 Fences The team will provide 5400 hours of commumty service in Lordsburg and will be awarded a total of $19,450 in scholarships. Whistle Stop and the Elks for all of the awesome support they gave us over the year and for their help with the after-graduation party last week. We will begin re- cruiting for the 20'12/ 2013 service year very soon. If you or someone you know is intereste& in joining the team, if you have any questions about the The program, this year, was operated strictly on donations and volunteer time: We could not have done it without the commu- nity organizations, leaders, and members that have supported us through the year by providing projects..donating food, and at- tending events. We especially want to thank Deborah Greene for letting us use the very cool team or the program, or if you are interested in supporting the program, call Christy Ortiz at 520-507-0455 or email hidalgospirit @ The mission of SPIRIT of Hidalgo is to support, promote, and inspire women and children to make a positive difference in their own lives, for their families, and within their communities. Consttuttio. 00uil00ets o{ 00qmefitu Bt ft "Let our home. Jose Retana 320 w. 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