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2 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2014 Youth working on Short Park rehab project Students working for the City of Lordsburg through the Summer Youth Program have been busy rehabilitating Short Park, with the help of La Frontera NM.The project will include the installation of volleyball pits and tetherball poles, painting and the planting of more than 60 trees. Memorial plaques are still available for the tree project (see Page 6 for details). Above, Mayor Clark Smith visits-with several of the youth working on the project. Courtesy photos Hidalgo County to receive $ ,743 in NMSP warns of seam artists targeting Hidalgo County residents Submitted by NMSP/Lordsburg stranded soldier asking for one says they want to purchase it New Mexico State Police in money to get home with. Just then they want you to cash alarge the Lordsburg and surrounding know that if the military gets the check to pay for this item then areas have noticed a disturbing soldier to a place they will get just send the rest to them some trend in the number of people them back for free using your tax way. It is probably a bad check or who are being taken advantage dollars. Soldiers are not required a seam of some kind that could of by seam artists. These cases to raise funds to buy plane tick- get you in some trouble with the usually involve money transfers ets to get back to the United law. of some kind and start out with States. . Please be very careful with small numbers and then get larger If you receive a phone as the trust grows that "you" will call telling you that your loved any contacts when a person is "do the right thing". In the cases one is in a prison in Mexico and asking you to send them money we have dealt with over you need to send a large sum of in any manner. Criminals you- $50,000.00 have left the c0mmu- cash in order to buy him out of tinely seek out good people in nity and gone to foreign coun- that prison plea, e be sure to fol- order to utilize your good name tries, this is money that you low up with a Consulate or a fam- or reputation to conduct their il- worked hard for and more than ily member to ensure that the per- legal activity likely will never see again, son is missing. One case had lo- Senior Citizens A few indicators of criminal cal people believing that a fam- activity might be as follows, ily member was locked up and If someone asks you to money was needed to buy him Lunch Menu cash a check and forward mon- out of prison. A large amount of eys, via Money gram or Western money was sent in order to ac- Union there is a good chance that commodate the request only to Monday, June 30 the checks are no good and you find out that the family member Fidelos con Came w/Tortilla might be helping someone break was never in Mexico. In another Garden Salad/Dressing the law by unwittingly cashing a case a grandmother even talked Mixed Vegetables/Margarine bad check. If someone asks you to her grandson on the phone and Garlic Bread to cash a check ask yourself why the person on the other end knew Orange/Pineapple/Marshmal- they can't do it themselves, names, and other personal infor- lows If you are asked to send marion which seemed to verify Tuesday, July 1 money to someone who claims to that he was in fact the grandson Baked Chicken be in need such as a poor lonely however this smart grandmother Wild Rice/Margarine soldier stuck in Afghanistan with called another family member Carrot/Raisin Salad no family members anywhere to and found out that the real grand- Biscuit/Mflrgarine help them it is probably a seam. son was sitting on the couch play- Mandarin Oranges Ask any fioldier and he will tell ing video games and therefore Wednesday, July 2 you that if there is a need for could not be locked up in prison Pork Posole money to buy things at a post in in Mexico. Calabacitas a foreign country there will be Another case involved a Flour Tortilla , some method available for them man being contacted by kidnap- Tossed Salad/Dressing to cash their own checks or use a pers and told that his children Bread Pudding/Topping bank card. Many of us desire to were kidnapped and money had Thursday, July 3 support our troops in any way to be sent immediately to a cer- Hot Dog possible and criminals take ad- rain account. This father called Sauerkraut vantage of that desire by asking his wife and found out that his Baked Beans us to do things for a poor stranded family was all safe which saved Tossed Salad/Dressing soldier. Most every need a soldier him thousands of dollars. Chocolate Ice Cream might have is met by the military Another money wash- Friday, July 4 in regards to money and merchan- ing seam is where you put some- Closed for the 4th of July Holi- dise. One case had a supposed thing for sell on a site and some- day UPCOMING EVENTS federal PI funding Continued from Page I Mexico counties received $34,692,967 in PILT Payments. ment, the annual PILT payments New Mexico - Local Unit of are computed based on the num- Government (FY 2014 Payment) bey of acres of federal entitlement BERNALILLO COUNTY land within each county or furls- $200,973 ~tion and the population of that CATRON COUNTY - $63&506 .... county or jurisdiction. The lands CHAVES COUNTY - $3,067,778 , include the National Forest and CIBOLA COUNTY - $1,805,780 National Park Systems, the areas COLFAX COUNTY - $158,022 managed by the Bureau of Land DE BACA COUNTY - $108,141 Management, those affected by DONA ANA COUNTY the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers $3,044,935 and Bureau of Reclamation wa- EDDY COUNTY - $3,403,656 ter resource development GRANT COUNTY - $2,061,555 projects, andothers. In 2013, New GUADALUPE COUNTY Udall, City of Lordsburg to host free homeownershp forum today Continued from Page I "Whether you're interested in At 1 p.m., Veronika Molina, purchasing a home,,or want to deputy director of the Southwest make cost-reducing improve- Regional Housing and Commu- ments to your current home, I nity Development Corporation, encourage you to stop by this will lead a financial fitness work- forum to learn about available shop. "I'm pleased to cohost this resources that can help put the homeownership forum to bring dream of homeownership in together representatives from fed- reach for more New Mexico erat agencies and local housing families." organizations to share valuable For additional information, information and resources with please call Udall's Las Cruces the community," Udall said. office at 575-526-5475. $156,731 HARDING COUNTY - $120,607 HIDALGO COUNTY - $768,743 LEA COUNTY - $1,081,056 LINCOLN COUNTY $1,691,372 LOS ALAMOS COUNTY. - $85,962 LUNA COUNTY - $1,906,263 MCKINLEY COUNTY $883,217 MORA COUNTY - $222,494 OTERO COUNTY COMMIS- SION - $3,121,124 QUAY COUNTY - $4,623 RIO ARRIBA COUNTY $2,195,446 ROOSEVELT COUNTY $27,568 SAN JUAN COUNTY $2,208,656 SAN MIGUEL COUNTY - $810,475 SANDOVAL COUNTY $2,382,945 SANTA FE COUNTY - $698,926 SIERRA COUNTY - $1,203,605 SOCORRO COUNTY $1,407,754 TAOS COUNTY - $1,654,881 TORRANCE COUNTY = $328,267 UNION COUNTY - $151,090 VALENCIA COUNTY - $78,754 STATE TOTAL - $37,677,905 105 E. 8th Street Bui:lweiser 12 Pack, All Varieties 18 Pack, All Varieties 30 Pack, All Varieties 12 Pack, All Varieties 18 Pack, All Varieties 30 Pack, All Varieties Miller Light 12 Pack, All Varieties 18 Pack, All Varieties 30Pack, All Varieties s75-542-8 o Liquor Mart $10.99 e5 't t" $10.99 DOS XXX oos s $14.99 $23.99 12 Pack, All Varieties $12.99 Yellow Tail Wines $10.99 75o mlAll Varieties $5.99 $14.99 Seagrams Wine Coolers $23.99 4 Pack, All Varieties $3.99 UV Vodka 75o ml $15.99 Pinicle Vodka 750 mt $10.99 Wolf-Schmidt Vodka 750 ml $7.99 Jim Bean 75o ml $12.99 Seagrams Gin 750 mL $1 0.99 President Brandy 750 ml $13.99 Bacardi Rum Gold 75o ml $12.99 Prices effective June 26-July 6, 2014 Continued from Page I contact Karen McDonald at 575- meets at the Senior Citizen's 313-5963 or Lindy Kerr at 575- Center from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. "----~--~-"~-oauceoo'sno,uay 538-8446. every Wednesday morning. hours Step Aerobics Bring your water and come join in the fun for some low impact Saucedo's Shur Say Super- The Active and Alive Hot exercise, good music and fun.! market will be open Friday July Steppers Aerobics class is held at It's free and no experience is 4, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 6 PM at the Hidalgo County necessary. For more informa- p.m. in observance Qf Indepen- Learning Center Tuesday and tion cal! Fabiola Cano 575-,5.42- Wednesday. For more information dence Day holiday... . Literacy Program call Fabiola Cano 575-542-2356. Veteran photos The Hidalgo County Lit- eracy Program (HCLP) offers 1- The Hidalgo County Herald to-I/class tutoring for basic read- is currently accepting photos of veterans to be added to our exist- ing, languflge, math and com- puter skills. HCLP also offers tu- ing datatiase of more than 300 toying in English Second Lan- photos. If you or your loved one guage (ESL) and pre-GED/GED was not included in the 2005 col- prep. Office location is 317 E. 4~h lection of photos, please bring St., Ste. B. Entrance to HCLP is your photo to the Herald on Mon- located off the alley, second door days from 9 to 2 or Tuesdays from to the right. Contact Program Di- 9 to 5 p,m. You will also need to rector, Sherri Arredondo at 575- provide branch of armed forces 313-7738 or 575-542-9407, served and war or conflict the vet- email eran served in, if applicable. If you are unsure whether or not the Emergency food boxesphoto is on file, call 575-542- Emergency Food Boxes are 8705. available to families in need at La Frontera NM, located at 332 E Motel Dr in Lordsburg. To get a box, stop in anytime Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 12 noon. For more information about this or other food programs in Hidalgo County, call. Christy at. 520-507-0455. Suicide prevention Suicide Prevention meetings are held the first Monday of each month at the Hidalgo Complex in Lordsburg at 7:00 p.m. The public is invited. Line Dancing 2356. Fuente de Vide Church Welcome to Fuente de Vide Church at 1032 Motel Drive. Worship is every Sunday at 11 AM and Wednesdays at 7 PM. Services are open to everyone. Water Aerobics Active and Alive .Water Aero- bics will be held at the Comfort Inn on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1O to 11. For more informa- tion call Fabiola Cano 575-542- 2356. AA/NA Meetings Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings are held on Wednesdays from 8-9 PM at 1036 E. Motel Drive and Fridays at noon at La Frontera in Lordsburg. Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings are held on Saturdays from 5:30-6:30 PM at the First Methodist Church. For more information call 575.542.8115 or 575.654.6698. Wednesday Bible StudyThe Crooked Halos ad'- Listing your event vanced line dance group is The Church of Christ (5th & meets at the Senior Citizens Cen- Have your upcoming event Pyramid) hast started Wednesday ter from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. on listed in the Hidalgo County Her- Bible study again at noon. The Monday and Thursday eve- aid by calling 575.542.8705 or study hour is open to men and nings. The Sassy Sunflowers emailing it to hcherald @aznex women. For more information beginning line dance group is .net or hcherald@ Lordsburg Civic Center * 313 E. 4th St. L0rdsburg Dreaming of buying a house but don't have the down payment? Tired of the long commute to work everyday? Need a new home but don't qualify for a traditional loan? Are you a first time home buyer? Need assistance making improvements to your home? .loin us for a one day housing fair and workshops that ore free and open to the public/Everyone in the Lordsburg and Hidalgo County area is invited. For more information, call the Office of U.S. Senator Tom Udall at (575) 526-5475 f ill Ill " ToM U DALL+ USDA SENNI'OR F( R, q'.W, 4~XICO !1 i,I