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2 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, JULY 2. 2010 Elder visits with Great Divide race participant Mathew Lee, Great Divide Race leader, is pictured above visiting with Ron Elder, of Lordsburg, as he passes through Separ near the end of the 2010 Great Divide Race. The Great Divide Race is a trip of 2,745 miles from Banff, Canada to Antelope Wells, NM. Mathew Lee has won five of the six annual races. Tour Divide is an ultra-cycling Challenge to race self-supported along all 2,745 miles of Adventure Cycling Association's Great Divide Mountain Bike Route.Tour Divide has no designated rest periods or set distances a racer must travel daily. The clock runs non-stop. She or he who can ride the fastest while making fewer, shorter stops usually wins. With an average time-to-completion of three weeks in the saddle,TD is the longest-arguably most challenging-mountain bike race on the planet. Courtesy photo UPCOMING EVENTS Continued from Page 1 Guest Speaker to visit Dr. Isaac Nsereko will be speaking on Saturday, July 24, 2010 at the Civic Center at 6:00 p.m. Nsereko is the founder and chief director of the Nserester Or- phanage in Uganda. Africa. The public is invited to attend. Transfer Station hours The Hidalgo County Trans- fer Station will begin being open on Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. on May 2. 2010 and will con- tinue to be open on Sundays through the last weekend in Au- gust. Step Aerobics Active & Alive step aerobics are held on Tuesdays and Thurs- days from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Learning Center on 2nd Street for the summer. For more information call 542-8384 ext. 104. Diabetic Support Gr0u p Come join us and stay in- formed for either yourself, a loved one m your family, or a friend. For those not familiar with our Diabetes Support Group, we meet every last Wednesday of each month 10 am-I 1 am in the HMS Conference Room @ 530 E. Demoss Street, here in Lordsburg. If you have any questions, please HUGE SELECTION! } 1 S , PIERCIfli6 Located inside the Cotta[e House, 214 E. Motel Drive. Lordsbur[ Largest Inventory of Quality in the Area! Check out these great  on used lrucks! - 2009 Jeep Wrangler 2008 Ford F-250-Diesel 2007 Ford F-150 1994 Ford F-150 4x4 2009 Ford F-150 G01d 2006 Ford Escape 2003 Chrysler Town & Country Van 2009 Ford Mustang ' 2010 Ford Taurus-Like New 2008 Ford Taurus-Loaded Nice! 2009 Ford Fusion-Green. low miles 2003 Hyundai Accent 2009 Ford Focus (Blue) ,qMITH 54213551 Motel Drive Denison TX station. She would W. Henry Adamslll Corrected Obituary William Henry Adams III, 49, of Silver City, New Mexico. passed away Monday, June 14, 2010 at his residence. A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, June 19. 2010 at the Adams Ranch in Animas New Mexico. Henry was born January 17, 1961 in Silver City New Mexico. He grew up in Animas, New Mexico and attended Animas Schools. He worked construction William Henry Adams as a Heave Equipment III Operator for San Man, Grant County Excavation and Southwest Servicing. He is survived by his father W.H. Adams Jr. of Animas NM; mother Geneva Gardner of Portales, NM; three sisters Bettine Adams of Portales, NM; Cheryle Jones, (David) of Dewey AZ: Tammy Jones, (Donny) of Stanford. MT; one brother Wyatt Adams, (Kitty) of Los Lunas , NM; one son currently serving in Afghanistan, Ronny "Levi" Adams (Audrey) of Hawaii; four nieces, four nephews and one great niece. Pall bearers will be Tracy Turner, Daniel Gallardo, Ed Buzell, Claude Nevills, Coy Coo]ger and Clarence Rudiger. Amado Potter Alvarez Amado Potter Alvarez, 70. passed away in .Tucson, Arizona. on June 22. 2010. Amado was born in Lordsburg, New Mexico, on Sep- tember 13, 1939, to Clara Potter and Ramon Alvarez. He served proudly in the US Army and was later a federal employee at Norton AFB in California. Amado met his wife, Ella Exstrom, while on tour in Ger- many and married her in Berlin. Amado was a great husband. Alvarez, Veronica Garduno, Frances (Salvador) Lazos. Jean Yandell (Don), Rachel (Mion) Guzman, Laura (Angel) Lopez; and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. He was father-in-law to Sherri and Lola Alvarez. With the great- est love and respect for a great man and his free spirit, the family will honor his wishes for no burial or memorial ser- vices. God called His son, Amado, to be in spirit with his mom. dad, brothers Monchie and Jose and his beloved sis- ter, Huerra. May you rest in lJeace. Charlotte A Badgett Charlotte A Badgett, 92, a former resident of Lordsburg, passed away peacefully in Santa Rosa, CA on Friday morning, June 25, 2010, surrounded by love. She will be buried at It. Cedarlawn Memorial Park in Denisor TX next to her beloved husband, Bud. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Charlotte was born November 23, 1917 in Denison TX to Doll and Paul Waples Ashburn. Sr, She was preceded in death by her hus- band of 60 years, the love of her life, James R 'Bud' CharlotteA Badgett. She is sur- vived by. her daughters Jeaneane Bishop of Soquel CA and Patti (Dick) Farnsworth of Santa Rosa CA; grandchildren Patrick Bishop of Santa Cruz CA, Dianne (Merrisa) Bishop of Antelope CA, Jeff (Jennifer) Farnsworth of Rohnert Park CA and Matt Farnsworth of Seattle WA; and great-grandchildren Charlotte Farnsworth and Sam, Bennett and sing listener-requested songs live on the air, accompanied by a lo- cal pianist. She continued to en- joy staging all her life. She at- tended North Texas State Teach- ers College, but left school in December 1936 to marry her childhood sweetheart (and her older brother's best friend) James R 'Bud' Badgett. who was teach- ing high school in Waxahatchie, TX. They were happily married for over 60 years. When Bud joined the Army at the start of WWII until he was shipped overseas with Patton's Third Army Charlotte enjoyed trav- eling all over the U.S. with him and visiting every zoo she could find. In 1952, Bud and Charlotte moved to Lordsburg, NM where they raised their two daughters and owned and operated The Fashion Cleaners. a dry cleaning plant and tuxedo rental store, for 45 years. She especially enjoyed helping the young men of the community look their best. In Lordsburg, Charlotte was very ac- tive in Eastern Star, in the Meth- don't hesitate-to call Gloria Vargas @ (575)542-3047. AA/NM Meetings Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings are held on Monday at 3 p.m. at the Kokopelli Office and on Saturday at 7 p.m. at the First Methodist Church. Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings are held Mondays at 5 p.m.. Wednes- days at 3 p.m. and Thursdays at 11 a.m. at Kokopelli and on Sat- ,urdays at 5:30 p.m. at the First Methodist Church. For more m- formation contact Kokopelli at 575-542-3304. Suicide prevention Suicide Prevention meetings father, grand- are held the first Monday of each father and month at the Hidalgo Complex brother and in Lordsburg at 7:00 p.m. The will be greatly public is invited and encouraged m i s s e d . nte-dr,, ..... i Amado was a loved life, Walking & Activity  'i'ga'9e up an inch during his long battle with health problems. Amado is survived by meets every Monday and We'dnesday from 1 to 2 p.m. 'iit the Special Events Center. For more information call 542-8384 ext. 104. Event listings Have your upcoming event listed in the Hidalgo County H0r- his friend and wife of 50 years, Ella; sons Jose and Ramon of California, Ernie and Hona of Tucson; grandchildren Gabrielle, Grace Bishop. She is also survived by nieces & nephews S. ;n.t ra (John) odist Church and its choir, and led the church's youth fellowship group for years. She also was ac- tive in the local Humane Society and rescued more than her share of cats - feeding any and all strays that showed up on her doorstep. She did the same for any young child that needed attention, too. She enjoyed lunch and playing domi- noes at the Senior Citizen's Center, and she also loved to sew. Badgett quilt, and read. After her husband died in 1997, she worked for several years as a receptionist at Bright Funeral Home in Lordsburg. Charlotte always lo.oked for the best in people and accepted them for themselves, never judging others. She always looked for. and found, something to be happy about every day of her life. Her rose-colored glasses through which she saw the world served her well. After living in Lordsburg for 52 years, she moved to Santa Rosa CA in 2004 to be closer to her daughters and son-in-law and their families Her family is sc grateful to hay e had', he,close b) and playing a big part:inthei Mnder3zool . familyAifefor the last, six yearso her life. In Santa Rosa. she lovec to play bingo, sing, listen to mu- sic and beat her daughter at domi. noes every night. She will b missed so much by all of her fam- ily and her friends. In honor o] Charlotte Badgett, please be kinc to animals, tell someone impor- tant in your life how much yot lo,e them and how much the) mean to you - and .smile aid by calling 575.542.8705 or Londin and Julia, all of Califor- emailing it to hcherald nia; brothers Felipe (Tillie), Sal- vador (Sylvia) and Gilbert (Ana); Deming Silver City area (575) 546-0070 (575) 537.0777 Local Calls (575) 542-3330 Reasonably Priced Funeral And Cremation Services Excellence in service and care for your family should always be affordable,.. It can and always will be with us. out ou ,.,,qppraisals: .7lome; anch & Commercial Hachita- BR,  Bath MH plus extras _ .10 acre lot in Animas ,? .59 Lee Trevino Corner Loti , Commercial Buildings on 2oo block of Shakespeare 30 Acres vacant land availab[ in Cotton City 505 Eas t 'E' Street 00Pai00ano AYailabie| Real Estate $75-541-81t9S Appraisals & Rentals Property Management D. Kerr-Real Estale Broker & Certified Appraisal of Denison TX and Kathy (Alan) Pochi, Karol Ann Badgett and Scott (Judy) Badgett all of Austin TX; and by many cous- ins. including Clara Foster for- merly of Lordsburg now living in Charlotte's family can be con- tacted at 619 Rinaldo St., Sant Rosa CA 95409. Chula Vista CA. As a teenager, Charlotte had her own radio program on a local Ju I Hidalgo County |/1|. L00HERALD New Mexico Press Iiii Association Member Hidalgo County Herald (USP8 020697) is published weekly by Hidalgo County Herald in the City of Lordsburg, County of Hidalgo, 212 E. Motel Drive, Suite B, Lordsburg, New Mexico 88045-1948, 52 issues a year. Subscription rates vary.'SubseriPttgn rate is $30 per year. Bequests for corrections and complaints concerning news and editorial content of the Hidalgo County Herald hould be di- rected to the editor. For further information on the Hidalgo County Herald's approved grievance policies, readers may contact the pub- lisher. Any unsolicited manuscripts become the property of the Hidalgo County Herald and will not be returned. All information con- tained herein is copyrighted 2010 by the Hidalgo County Heral&!:AII photos/stories, unless stated, are written by our staff. PoBTMAS- TER: Send address changes to Hidalgo County Herald, 212 E. Mo- tel Drive, Suite B, Lordsburg, NM 88045-1948. Periodicals Postage Paid at Lordsburg, New Mexico. 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