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2 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, JULY 30, 2010 I.Local Law Enforcement . Grant County Art Guild to feature Thursday, July 1 A suspicious driver was reported near the 35 milemarker on Inter- state I0 and police were called to Ocotillo to deal with a trouble- some teenager. Tampering with a vehicle was reported On Main Street and trailer caught fire on Tom Shaw. A woman was ar- rested on 3rJ Street on an out- standing warrant. Reckless driv- ers were complained about on |nterstat~ 10 near the Arizona at the 22 milemarker and on Motel Drive. A 29-year-old woman required medical assis- lance when suffering from grill- bladder pain. Friday, July 2 break in was reported on Highway and a dog was allegedly killing sheep in Cot- ton City. Livestock was loose on Highway 70 near the 24 milemarker and harassment was 9orted on Main Street near Kranberry's. Fireworks were complained about on 9'h Street two subjects were arrested on outstanding warrants, one on Cactus Street and the other dur- a traffic stop on 9th Street. Saturday, July 3 Medical emergencies on this date included a woman who fell cut her wrist, an elderly man njured in a fall, a 77-year-old )man with an injured leg fol- lowing a fall and a 56-year-old man with a psychiatric condi- tion who possibly overdosed. Brush fires broke out behind the Hampton Inn, on 6'h Street and on Cholla Street. A vehicle break in qcas reported on Pine Street 9nd another took,place with a U-Haul at the Econolodge Mo- tel. Sunday, July 4 .Loud music was complained about on Cholla Street and a hit and run incident was reported at Best Western Western Skies Damage was done to a ve- hicle at the Bel Shore and ha- 'rassment was reported on 3ra Street. Juveniles were allegedly .[~artying at the King Arthur's Apartments and brush fires were reported near Sunshine Haven Nursing Home, the Lordsburg Housing Authority and the Bud- get Motel. Medical situations inclu~lej: a~ 1 ~-~r-old mal$~vtho was severely intoxicated', a 46- year-old man having chest pmns and a 77-year-old woman who was not feeling well. Vandalism was done at Pyramid Village Park. Monday, July 5 Numerous complains about fire- works were made by county resi- dents. A controlled burn was per- formed in Rodeo and damage was done to property on Animas Street. A man was seen passed out in the Love's parking lot and a child was reported missing on Ocotillo. Harassment took place on Avenida del Sol and a 12-year- old was reported missing from a Woods Street home. A 27-year- old man with jaw pain and a 46- year-old woman having a pos- sible heart attack both required medical attention. Tuesday, July 6 A woman called police from Placita del Oro claiming her daughter hit her. The mother was later arrested and placed into detox. A 10-year-old was bit in the calf by a dog on Placita Loma and a subject was allegedly sell- ing drugs and alcohol to field workers in Cotton City. A minor accident took place on Highway 70 near the 19 milemarker and a 46-year-old man fell while drunk. requiring medical attention. Wednesday, July 7 Damage was done to property at Southside Elementary School and police were asked to serve as a civil standby on Placita de Oro. A 36-year-old man required medi- cal assistance for trouble breath- ing. Thursday, July 8 A fight was reported at King Arthur's Apartments and an er- ratic semi raised concern near the 20 milemarker on Interstate 10. Police were asked to perform a welfare check on a 4th Street resi- dent and a juvenile on a dirt bike was complained about on 'F' Street. A subject was arrested on narcotics charges on Highway 80 and a case of child abuse was re- ported ht the Hidalgo County Fairgrounds. An accident with injuries took place on 2dn Street and a 58-year-old man suffered injuries in a fall and required medical attention. Friday, July 9 Medical crews were dispatched for a 25-year-old woman with a cut stomach, a 60-year-old man who fell from scaffolding and a 68-year-old woman having arm pain and numbness. A subject was arrested on an outstanding war- rant on Main S tret~ and a reck- less driver was complained about on Highway 338 near the 16 milemarker. A possible case of elderly .neglect was reported on Animas Street and loud noises were heard coming from the Mor- mon Church in Virden. Saturday, July 10 An erratic driver near the 8 milemarker on Interstate 10 was reported and debris caused a hazard on Interstate 10 near the 34 milemarker.. A yucca caught fire on Praise Lane and a light- ening-caused brush fire brought crews to the 3 mil emarker on Highway 9. Sunday, July 11 A sewer backed up on Penn Street and a kitchen fire brought fire crews to a Dusty Acres home. A welfare check was requested on a woman and children seen near the Corner Mart and kids were seen throwing rocks in Pyra- mid Heights. An 80-year-old woman required medical assis- tance after complaining of.not feeling well. Monday, July 12 A possible domestic dispute was reported at King Arthur'S Apart- ments and gasoline was stolen from a vehicle on 'F' Street. A Rodeo resident called police re- ported an undocumented alien at his door asking forwater. A group of illegals were in his yard and they later requested a ride from the homeowner. A dehy- drated male and an elderly woman suffering from shortness of breath both required medical assistance. Tuesday, July 13 A Greyhound bus passenger was allegedly harassing customers at McDonald's and a domestic dis- pute brought officers to the Bel Shore. A restraining order viola- tion was reported on Placita Verde and a case of larceny took place at the Desert Motel in Roadforks. Harassment was re- ported on 3rd Street and a domes- tic family fight occurred on 5th Street. A low-flying aircraft at Meet the Artist Weekend Submitted by GCAGISilver City The featured artist at Grant County Art Guild gallery this. Friday, July 30 is Mary Soule'. Who works in a variety of me- di-ums, including ceramics, pho- tography, jewelry and fabric art. The featured artist at Grant County Art Guild gallery for Saturday, July 31 is Barbara Smith. Her subjects are land- scapes and still-life in oil and acrylics, as well as portraits and other subjects in pastels. She has taken lessons from Bill Galban of Taos and Krystyna Renata Robbins of E1 Paso. Texas and locally from Phylis Hawman hnd Mona Tanzola. Her work can also be seen at Silver Spirit Gallery and at the Red Barn Restaurant both in Silver City as well at the Grant County Art Guild gallery.. The featured artist at Grant County Art Guild gallery for Sunday, August 1 is Daria Tallman who is a woman of many hats; wife. mother and home instructor for her two children, ministry/life and ca- reer consultant, writer/poet, stu- dent. wellness consultant, entre- preneur, jeweler/metal smith and designer of residential/com- mercial spaces. Tallman is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsyl- vania, who relocated with her family to New Mexico in 1996.. Her artistic educational back- ground includes Moore College of Art, Tyler School of Art. Temple University. Professional Career Development Institute. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh: online division and presently the Academy of Art University online. Tallman. an award win- ning jeweler and metal smith for over 30 years displays her work at the Grant County Art Guild gallery as well as a more extensive collection of her jew- elry collection at: ethlecticwearableart. Her medi- ums in jewelry design span from silversmithing to acrylicsand encompass all methods in her field. Some of her favorite tech- niques are electroforming, alu- minum anodizing and creative cold-forming; with the latter being a tribute to "eco friendly" artistry, which she promotes in her interior design field as well. The artist/designer can be con- tacted at: ecethletic 1 . The Grant County Art Guild gallery is located in the historic Hearst Church on Golden Avenue m Pinos Altos and is Open Friday through Sun- day from 10 A.M. to 5 P.M. and exhibits a variety of arts as well as crafts. Visitors are invited to visit the gallery and meet the artists. For more information. visit . Heavy Thunderstorms Can Create Flash Floods and Flooding! Information submitted by GNF/ Silver City Summer rains have arrived on the Gila National Forest and with the rain, there are safety pre- cautions to be aware of concern- ing the potential "for flash floods and flooding! ' Flooding is the nation's most common natural disaster. Flood- ing can happen anywhere in the country. However, all floods are not alike. Some can develop slowly during an extended period of rain. or m a warming trend fol- lowing a heavy snow. Others, such as flash floods, can occur quickly, even without any visible Ag bill will help NM farmers, ranchers protect natural resources signs of rain. It's important to be prepared for flooding, but par- ticularly if you are in a low-lying area, near water, or downstream from a dam. Even a very small stream or arroyo (dry creek bed) can overflow ~ind create flood- ing. Wheri.heavy thunderstorms are expected: If camping, place the campsite on higher ground and avoid camping in drainage areas such as rivers, creeks, or arroyos and especially in narrow canyons. Flash floods can quickly develop during heavy thunderstorms! During these downpours, extreme caution should be exercised when crossing any river, creek, or ar- royo. -Know the weather forecast and plan accordingly. Know the weather patterns raised suspicion on Hgihway 9 Continued from Page I der to create commercially-viable of the area! In mountainous ar- near the 20 milemarker. A man threatened suicide on High parian areas in order to stabilize crops - including alfalfa, rice, eas, thunderstorms typically de- eggplant, and potatoes - with re- velop in the early afternoon, so Street and a drunk driver was soils, to maintain replanted areas, sistance to nematodes and other plan to hike early in the day and 1 taken into custody at the 27 and for management to prevent milemarker on Highway .70. invasive species from returning to pests, be down the mountain by noon. , Wednesday, July 14 treated areas. $178,000 Soil-borne Disease -Be informed. Familiarize A controlled burn was performed $24 million for Water and Prevention Irrigated Agriculture yourself with these terms to help program, New Mexico State Uni- identify a flood hazard: at the Lordsburg Airport. Medi- Wastewater Projects in Colonias ~: Funding would be used oFlood Watch: Flooding is cal crews were dispatched for a along the U.S.-Mexico border: 54-year-old woman having arm New Mexico is expected to get to develop strategies for the pre- possible. vention of soil-borne disease m oFlash Flood Watch: Flash inPaina fall.and an elderly man.. injured about $7 million of this funding, irrigated agriculture with a long- flooding is possible. Be prep'ared ] Thursday, July 15 " $983,000- for the Joe skeen term goal of producing an ad- to move to higher ground. . Tire debris caused a hazard, on Institute for Rangeland Manage- equate amount of safe and nutri- oFlood Warning: Flooding is occurring or will occur soon. If Interstate 10 "ai tlae '24 ment! Tfi'e'~ns't]thte con~[fi~ts re- tious,food ........ advised to egabt/ate'~ do so:imrfie- $350.000 Southern Great milemarker and a fight between two women brought-police to Woods Street. Neighbor harass- ment was reported on 'B' Street and a brush fire broke out near the old Playas Smelter. Stoptand rCheCkou 904 East Motel Dr. * Lordsburg 542-3030 l I .... k ,, ..,,,.;..1o I HOURS: Closed Saturday & Monday l : Lunch )pei:IEIIS' Open Tues-Fri 8:00 AM- 8 PM ;a AM- 2 PM Sundays I or ur Bucks Are Here! Imagine having up to an extra $500.00 to spend in Lordsburgl You could spend it on groceries, dining out, utilities, a night or two away from home in one Of our fine lodging facilities, purchase merchandise, make repairs to your car, or buy tires--spend it at any Lordsburg merchant, business or service! Redeemable only for merchandise and/or services. NOT REDEEMABLE FOR CASH: NON-TRANSFERABLE: May NOT be used to acquire tobacco, alcoholic beverages or lottery & other gaming activities. Must be at least 18 years of age to participate! Raffle tickets are now on sale: $5.00 per ticket Only 500 will be sold! Odds of winning =1 in 100 The more tickets you purchase, the greater your odds of winning! 1st Prize=j500.00 ~ 2nd Prize=j300.00 ~ 3rd Prize=J100.00 4th and 5th Prizes=j50 each. Drawing: July 31, 2010, 10:00 a.m. Saueedo's Parking Lot Sponsored by and tickets available at Oasis Compassion Services. 807 Duncan Hwy, Lordsburg (575) 590-3474, Tuesday-Friday I0 AM-5 PM and at Saucedo's prior to the drawing To Benefit Lordsbur Communit and Residents our food bank search on agricultural, range management, animal husbandry, education and extension pro- grams. The institute is a joint ef- fort of NMSU. Texas A&M and Montana State. $800,000 for USDA to con- tract with the Albuquerque-based National Tribal Environmental Council: The funding would be used to continue a Native Ameri- can circuit rider program to pro- vide technical assistance for ru- ral water systems. $25 million to continue a Bingaman-created grant program that supports community devel- opment projects in Native Ameri- can Communities. The funds are set aside for basic drinking water and wastewater systems, tribal colleges, and business promotion in Indian country. $199,000 Alternatives to Pesticides through Biotechnol- ogy program, New Mexico State University: Funding would allow for research on transferring ge- netic information to plants in or- Plains Dairy Consortium New Mexico State University: Fund- ing would be used to develop new technologies to improve dairy production and efficiency with a goal of producing a safe, competitively priced supply of milk and related products. diately. oFlash Flood Warning: A flash flood is occurring; seek higher ground on foot immedi- ately. Pay attention to your gut in- stinct! If it doesn't feel right, don't do it! 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