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HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 2010 T ~ -, Gil National U Courtesy information Tuesday June 1, 2010 - Fire Up- date Horse Fire: Wilderness Ranger District. detected 5/29/ • 10. located in the Gila Wilderness approximately 12 miles west of the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument. The fire is approxi- mately 987 acres in size and was called 100 percent contained as of this morning. The fire was caused by lightning. The Silver City Hotshots made good progress and are expected to fin- ish mopping up by Wednesday, Wilderness users, should avoid traveling in this area at this time as fire is still burning in the inte- rior on the ground consuming pine needles• dead grass, and logs. The fire area witl continue to be monitiored. McKnight fire: Wilderness Ranger District (RD), detected 5/ 28/10. is located about 10 miles northeast of Mimbres, NM and off been called controlled at 3 acres. Area 74 Prescribed Fire: Black Ranger RD, the District will begin aerial ignitions on Wednesday, June 2. Total planned acreage for the prescribed fire is 9,078 acres of which 600 acres were treated with fire during the week of May 17th. Objectives of the prescribed fire are to improve wildlife habitat, range, and forest health. The prescribed fire is lo- cated in the Poverty Creek area; about 50 miles northwest of Truth or Conseqiaences, N.M. and 20 miles east of the Beaverhead Work Center Firefighting personnel will be monitoring and oversee- ing the project. The Continental Divide Na- tional Scenic Trail (CDNST) will again ,be closed effective at 8:00 a.m. on June 2nd through June 64, due to the Area 74 prescribed fire resuming gperations. Ex- pected reopening of the CDNST ig June 7th. It is recommended contact the Black Range RD to find out the daily status of the CDNST as it is subject to change due to burning operations. The objective of the temporary clo- sure is to provide for public and firefighter safety during fire op- erations. Please call the Black Range RD (575) 894-6677 for more information. Powderhoru Prescribed fire: Wilderness Ranger District• the District ceased ignitions on Fri- day, May 28th and will continue monitoring the project area. Ap- proximately 5400 acres to date have been treated with plans in the near future to ignite interior pockets of unburned fuel, if con- ditions are favorable. Minimal smoke is visible in the interior, and will continue for a few more days and possibly weeks due to the smoldering and burning of small interior pockets of fuels, such as downed logs, dead grass, arid brush. ForestEiksROadH0rsesh0e,,~ The fire has thatT0urnament recreationists in that area Fire There are hoUnd Smokin2fire restrictionsRestricti°ns Kindergarteners I arn art Of tie-dying in place on the Gila National For- Mrs. McCants' and Mrs. ~rtiaga's kindergarten class at R.V. Traylor Elementary School recently t-D-e Iy 3--" est at this time. made tie-dyedpossible.shirts using the pickle, popcorn and lollipop mOney that was collectedcourtesyphotofrOm the For more information about students during the last nine weeks of school. Thank you to all of Our wonderful parents who helped current fire activity on the Gila make this j 0 eld Ju National Forest, contact the fire information officer at 575-313- " ' •| ' II ,.t,,~ ' ' ~7 ~ t The Lordsburg Elks Lodge #1813 will be hosting a Horseshoe 7824 or visit the website at http:/ Help your child cope wmth the agunyofdefeat - Tournament on July 3, 2010. Cost is $20 per two-person team. Regis- L tration will begin at 8 a.m. with the tournament slated to begin at 10 a.m. A hamburger fry will be held in conjunction with the day-long ITIUU|~~AW'~! Submitted by UNIV. of WIS )ON- knowledging the child s feelings. "Then you can examirie tournament. SIN That's the advice of Dr. whatever went wrong as an bp-. All proceeds will benefit Elks local charities. Registration forms Summer sports compe ttions Claudia Reardon of the depart- portunity for the child to impr~vd - are available at or at the Hidalgo County Herald. Fo~ more information contact James Cardenas at 575-590-6877. Hernandez and Kipp to compete at NMHSRA finals Three Animus High School juniors will be competing in the 2010 New Mexico High School Rodeo Association State Finals mean lots of children will to wrestle with the disap meat of defeat in sports. Parents can help b have oint- meat of psychiatry at the Univer- his or her skills." Reardon says: ~. sity of Wisconsin School of Medi- Look at the big picture. cine and Public Health. "I find it useful to ask chil- "'Saying something as simple dren "if they th~k their favorite " as. 'I understand you're feeling athletes ever make a bad pla)~ 9r ~ - upset that you didn't win the race' lose a race, and then decide to - can open up a discussion and let quit," she says. them know you're there to,listen," Reardon urges parents~ to o says Reardon. an expert on sports make sore that spgrts disappot~t~ psychiatry, meat doesn't slide into 6ad Focus on the things that went sportsmanship, right on the playing field. : , ",~" NM women's organi ' :,: zatlon; king hem' " " i in Clovis June 9-13. i Channing Moore will be natm0ns competing in the bullriding Courtesy submission Annual Meeting and Technical event. Tyke Kipp" "and Gibe Billy Otis Hernandez will work together in The New Mexico Network Symposium on October 8-T0i ". ~' ~ t.e eam .co,rig ~ategory Local mant0 for Women in Science and En- 2010 at the Valles Caldera Na~"~ gineering (NMNWSE), in part-tional Preserve in Northern New , ~. Kipp/HernandezKipp will also arebe competingCUrrently 00|0I| "~ tied for 5th place in this event, nership with the NM Commis-Mexico. T ',.- sion on the Status of Women, The NMNWSE began in - swim 1, seeks nominations for the 4th 1975 with a core group of fac-. ,' Animus students learn about sun saf for the All-Around title while par- On May l3, 2010, the Hidalgo County Health Consortium gave Sun ticipating in the Bareback, Saddle miles lyJ Annual IMPACT/Award. The ultyandstafffr°mUNMwant- award will recognize a New ing to reach out to women in SafetypresentationsfoArfimas'Schools, gradesPK-5. Allpartici-':Broe,.S~er_Wrestling, Cutting ' in Ju Mexico woman for herextraor- science as agroup. Since then~ and Team Roping events. He is dinary efforts in encouraging the Network has worked to en-~ :. pating students were given basic information regarding' sun currently in'first place in the Bare- Billy Otis, 75, has u~der- entry into and career develop- courage and help women enter ,' safety and played Bingo with the information. Students also back competition, fourth in taken a new challenge. Thelfour- ment of women in science and and succeed in Science, Tech- received a goodie bag with sun block, hat, lip balm and activityor Saddle Bronc and fifth in Cut- time cancer survivor who i~ cur- engineering, nology, Engineering and Math cookbook. Courtesy photo ting. rently suffering from end-~tage "There are women careers and promote network- Kipp is currently sitting in renal kidney failure plans to ~wim throughout New Mexico work-ing and communication among first place for the All Around title, from Tulsa, Oklahoma tolNewing in the STEM fields that de- members by providing re gu~ The National High School Orleans, Louisiaha this sun'her, serve this recognition,' states larly scfieduled meetings, talks Rodeo Association, which was Otis, who also has congi stive Nancy Weinbrenner, IMPACT! and o.ther local activities. "i founded1949. ThebYNHsRAClaudewasMUllinSfoundedin heart failure and COPD, wi 1 be Award organizer. We want to P. vf llia E~ Gila River- The flow is at 204 cfs and the water is murky. Fishing is gin his swim on July 20 along the honor their dedication and com- .0,0.e ..a.,,n=, on two principles: to encourage Arkansas River Navigational Sys- mitment to furthering the rise Martins,picking UPspinnersin the EaStand FOrksalmonandeggs.trout are reported as fair with I,~anther youth to stay in school and to tern, which he helped buid in of women in these career C0 "es'ntt to be held • Rio Grande - The flow is 1;620 cfs below Elephant Butte Dam. No promote the highest type of con- 1963-65. The swim will con,:lude fields." _,,, Nominees do not need to be members of NMNWSE and• for the purposes of the award, science and engineering includes mathematics and all engineer- ing fields as well as physical, biological, behavioral, medical - and social sciences, and related technical and non-traditional fields. Nominations forms plus in- structions can be downloaded from or www.womenscommission. The deadline for nominations is Friday, Septem- ber 17, 2010. For more infor- . mation, please contact the Com- mission at 1-800-432-9168. The IMPACT/ Award Will be presented at the Networks' in New Orleans approximately 30 days later, and will log in more than 1,000 river miles. Otis will be accompanied on his trip by a boat carrying his oxy- gen supply and by a land vehicle to transport him to dialysis treat- ments three times per week along the way. In order to help fund the tript Otis is currently hold a raffle. The grand prize is a $500 Wal-Mart gift Card. The winning raffle ticket• which are $2 each. will be drawn on July 17 by Lordsburg Mayor Frank Rodriguez. Otis is also currently seeking donations to make this trip possible for him and his crew. For more information, visit http://billystravels.wbb, corn this weekend , ,k Lordsburg Cycle Works wilt "~ host a Coyote Calling Contes('to benefit the 2010 Hidalgo Cot/l~ty~/ '~ Relay for Life. Cost is $60 for each two-man team. Check in time is 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 5 and che~k- out time is 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 6. Prizes will include two 1'2. ga. Shotguns to first place, 2 cam- ouflage jackets to second place7, and third place will receive an oil change for motorcycle or.'4-" wheeler and $50 gas card, For more information call" Angel at 575-493-9212 or Vinc~e at 575-915-46'14. Thursday, June 10 (T-Ball) 6:00 PM Sandgnats vs Muckdogs 7:00 PM Storm vs. Rattlers (Coach Pitch) 6:00 PM L ugnuts vs Scorpions 7:00 PM Rockhounds vs Angels Friday, June 11 (Major League) 6:00 PM Phillies vs Cubs Monday, June 7 (Major League) 6:00 PM Cardinals vs. A's 8:00 PM Rangers vs. Phillies Tuesday, June 8 (T-Ball) 6:00 PM Muckdogs vs Astros 7:00 PM Storm vs. Sandgnats (Coach Pitch) 6:00 PM Lugnuts vs Rockhounds 7:00 PM Scorpions vs. Angels Wednesday, June 9 (Major League) 6:00 PM D-Backs vs. Cubs 8:00 PM Rangers vs. A's 8:00 PM Cardinals vs. Rangers duct and sportsmanship. New Mexico High School Rodeo is dedicated to preserving these goals. PAL Volleyball fishing report Bill Evans Lake: Winter trout waters - No report. Caballo Lake - White bass are reported as good from the bank with minnows and trolling any shiny, white lure or worms. Walleye are good with crank baits and night crawlers. Catfish are good at night with worms or shrimp on trotlines. No reports on crappie. Elephant Butte Lake - White bass are reported as good drifting or still fishing with white bombers, crank baits or sassy shad. Small- mouth and largemouth bass are off and on with tubes and crank baits most successful. Walleye are slow to fair with shiners• Crappie are good with minnows. Striped bass are starting to pirk up using live bait. No reports on .catfish. Gleqwood Ponds -Trout are fair to good with salmon eggs, worms or Power Bait. Lake Roberts - Fishing is good for rainbows with salmon eggs. Best fishing has been from the bank and near the spillway. Catfish are fair with chicken liver and worms. No reports on bass. Quemado Lake - Trout are good with peach, chartreuse or garlic Power Bait. Tiger muskies are good with yellow Z-rays. No keeper- size muskies were reported. Snow Lake - No fishin~ report. taking registrations PAL Volleyball registration forms are available at the Special Events Center and must be turned in by Monday, June 7. There will be a PAL Volleyball coaches meet- ing on Monday, June 7, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. at the Special Events Center. mmmiimmmmimii iimmm mmmmmmmlmmmmmmmmmmm mlmmm mmmmmlmmmmm : Let us keep you up to date on hometown news. • Name • Address • Mail this form to 21.2 E. Motel Drive, Suite B, Lordsburg, NM 88045 1. $30 per year mllllml mill lllllllmlllllllllllllllllllml lllllllllll Important Dates This Month in the life of. Geronimo (Goyaa 'Le) 1. Battle 0f"Kaskiyeh" Late Spring 1851 2. Escape,fr0m the Chiricahua http://theg0s hinyamaj uj utsuandc0m puter- club.netfirms.c0m/g0dhaale.htm mm The Lordsburg Little League Board of Directors would like to thank the following who.have stepped up to the plate to sponsor our 2010 Season: City of L0rdsburt ¢0u.ty of ttidalg0 ttidalg0 ¢ouaty tterald Kraaberry's Fustily l',estauraat inc. Tierra Verde Advisors, lae. Abeyta ?hysieal Therapy aed porfs Medieiee Napa/l ,amos Fares lll~lfl~,,l~iBila]l!, - i " ' - I