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I0 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD Special TJ Site tours offered June 12 the unique opportunity to ex- plore the TJ Site, an unexcavated surface pueblo that is usually closed to the public. This free tour of the TJ site will be offered on Saturday, June 12 th at 11:00 a.m. and will last approximately 1 V2 hours. The tour is limited to 20 people and reservations Submitted by GCDNMI Silver City Superintendent Steve Riley announced today that Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument will offer a ranger-guided tour of the TJ Site on Saturday, June 12, 2010. Visitors to Gila Cliff Dwell- ings National Monument have Gonzalez is Saucedo's winner The winner of a basketball goal and ball given away by Saucedo's Super Market was Isaiah Gonzalez.The winning ticket was picked by Willie McDonald, pictured with Gonzalez. Courtesy photo J should be made in advance by calling the Gila Visitor Center at (575) 536-9461. While there is no established trail through the TJ Site, partici- pants are required to stay with the guides. To preserve.the integrity of the site and allow future visi- tors the same opportunity to view this site in the same condition, participants on the hike may not pivk up or disturb any artifacts or natural features. Sturdy walking shoes are recommended and visi- tors should dress for the weather, as the TJ Site is on an open mesa top and may be very windy, and bring a water bottle. For further information, please contact the Gila Visitor ienter at (575) 536-9461 or e- mail Becky Latanich at becky_latanich teen years of service, the post of- fice in Redrock is closing its doors. Peggy Borovicka, the cur- rent postal clerk, retired May 31, 2010, and she will not be re- placed. In recent years, Peggy's husband, Tom, has serviced as the mail carder between Redrock and Lordsburg. The post office/general store has served as the "community center" of Redrock, a place for residents to visit and receive news of the valley. We are grateful to Peggy and Tom for all they have done for the community. They have served us well and will truly be missed. Redrock Post Office History In 1886 a new mail route was established from the post office PHng th8 family out for Ice Cream Eld; Dd Flavor to C5 Froml am- 7 NeXT 1'0 GOLOmU. Ou'mosT--S42-BB22 Going Green (rews have been wprking long hours getting the Lordsburg High School Maverick Stadium com- pleted before the start of the 2010-2011 school year. Above, the bleachers have been moved to the east/west orientation and the artificial turf is on the ground. Redrock Post0ffice to close after 100 years of service After one hundred and four- at Lordsburg, New Mexico to 1904 Ralph H. Wright (acting)-March 'Arthur Harper-October 20, 1906 James M. Harper-August 24, 1908 Richard A. Jernigan-Arpil 11, 31, 1958 Mary L. Wrigt-November 1, 1958 Beatrice "Pea" Harper-from about 1963 to 1968- (The Redrock Post Office was con- verted to a rural branch in 1968, while Beatrice Harper was post- master). The following are the names of the Redrock postal . clerks and thief dates of service: Beatrice "Pea" Harper-from 1968 to 1980 Edith Patton-from 1980 to 1995 Peggy Borovicka-1995 to May 31,2010 Gold Hill, located northeast of Lordsburg. Another route was later added to provide mail ser- vice to Redrock, New Mexico. The new serivce Was estab- lished on February 13, 1896, with Henry B. Tucker as postmaster. Redrock was con-, verted to a rural branch in 1968, whilte Beatrice Harer was postmaster. The Following are the names of the Redrock postmaters and the dates they began thier ser- vice. Henry B. Tucker-February 14, 1896 Louis Champie-December 2, 1913 Allen V. Broun-April 14, 1913 William Allen "AI" Wright-Feb- ruary 25, 1926 Elma K. Wright-March 24, 1935 We have all the tools to keep your Business ON TRAC',K & IN THE BLACK We offer Professional Services for all aspects of yo.r small business! Including: Payroll Monthly, Quarterly & Annual Tax Preparation Financial Statements Bank Reconciliations B 0 0 K'K! = E P I'N m II 575-542-3125 212 E. Motel Drive * Suite A * Lordsburg PETERS(J00.T .L Pest Control 1. 575-494-1385 O Sar00, Effective. flor, mble. We will beat any compettor's price by 20%t Call for details, kl .