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2 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014 Farmer's Market and Crafts Fair featured many vendors and products. Photos courtesy Heritage Days Heritage Days draw large crowds Continued from Page 1 surrounding the Chiricahua and Peloncillo Mountains are re- nowned for their biological im- portance and cultural heritage, and this year's presentations con- tinued to showcase those at- tributes. A growing list of spon- sors, including Hidalgo County, local businesses, and conserva- tion groups is helping to ensure a strong future for the event "The best thing about Heri- tage Days," said Vacariu, "is that it attracts a broad cross-section of people who are together celebrat- ing the fact that we have a world- class region that deserves to be preserved as a healthy place for business, culture and nature." UPCOMING EVENTS Arizona Museum of Natural History's Robert McCord describes dinosaurs that lived in the Bootheel. Fast Approval Build Your Credit I00No Checking Account Needed I00No Hassles Call.Us Today! Apply in person on coil oheod! 6"ENTRY FINANCE 716 S, Main Street * Lordsburg, NM Call tod Livestock producers urged to enroll in Disaster Assist00hn(:e Program Continued from Page I sible. . fact sheet at cessed 240,000 applications to help farmers and ranchers who suffered losses," said Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. "Eligible producers who have not yet con- tactbd their local FSA office should stop by or call their local FSA office, or sign up online be- fore Oct. 1 when congressionally mandated payment reductions take effect. This will ensure they receive as much financial assis- tance as possible." The Livestock Indemnity Program, the Tree Assistance Pro- gram and the Noninsured Disas- ter Assistance Program Frost Freeze payments will also be cut by 7.3 percent on Oct. 1, 2014. Unlike the Livestock Forage Di- saster Program, applications for these programs must be fully completed by Sept. 30. FSA of- rices will prioritize these appli- cations, but as the full applica- tion process can take several days or more to complete, producers are encouraged to begin the ap- plication process as soon as pos- The Livestock Forage Disas- ter Program compensates eligible livestock producers who suffered grazing losses due to drought or fire between Oct. 1, 2011 and Dec. 31, 2014. Eligible livestock ifi- cludes alpacas, beef cattle, buf- falo, beefalo, dairy cattle, deer, elk, emus, equine, goats, llamas, poultry, reindeer, sheep or swine that have been or would have been grazing the eligible grazing land or pastureland. Producers forced to liquidate their livestock may also be eligible for program benefits. Additionally, the 2014 Farm Bill eliminated the risk manage- ment purchase requirement. Live- stock producers are no longer re- quired to purchase coverage un- der the federal crop insurance pro- gram or Noninsured Crop Disas- ter Assistance Program to be eli- gible for Livestock Forage Disas- ter Program assistance. To learn more about USDA disaster relief program, producers can review the 2014 Farm Bill farmbill, the LFP program fact sheet,, or contact their local FSA office. The Livestock Forage Disas- ter Program was made possible through the 2014 Farm Bill, which builds on historic eco- nomic gains in rural America over the past five years, while achiev- ing meaningful reform and bil- lions of dollars in savings for the taxpayer. Since enactment, USDA has made significant progress to implement each provision of this critical legislation, including providing disaster relief to farm- ers and ranchers; strengthening risk management tools; expand- ing access to rural credit; fund- ing critical research; establishing innovative public-private conser- vation partnerships; developing new markets for rural-made prod- ucts; and investing in infrastruc- ture, housing and community fa- cilities to help improve quality of life in rural America. For more information, visit farmbill. Continued from Page 1 Cheer Shirts The Lordsburg High School Cheer squad is holding a t-shirt fundraiser shirt sale. Shirts are either black or gray and are $20. each. Please support cheer and place yoir order with any cheer- leader. Zumba classes As part of the DTMS after school program, Zumba classes are being offered by certified in- structor Francis Paul in the DTMS Cafeteria Monday through Thursday at 5 and 6 p.m. The classes are for all levels of expe- rience. The classes are free, but donations are accepted and ap- plied to the Principals' accounts to help with supplies and field trips not covered by the regular school budget. BYA Sept. hours The BYA will be open for tutoring and computer/internet use for homework on Wednes- days from 4 ii3  8' for middle school, high school and home schooled youth. Project Venture will be held at the BYA on the last two Thursdays each month from4 to 8 p.m. Free carwash Dollar General will hold a free carwash with hotdogs on Sat- urday, September 13, 2014 from 9 am to 2 pm. Fit Camp 24 Fit Camp, a boot camp style exercise group, is held Mon- day-Friday from 6 to 7 p.m. at the R.V.T. Cafeteria. The free classes are open to the public. For more information contact Fabiola LOCALLY OWNED & OPERATED 575-494-1385 www.ppcnmcom Cano at 575-542-2356. HMS collecting glasses Hidalgo Medical Services is currently accepting eye glasses that are no longer being used. They will be recycled for needy patients. If you would like to do- nate, drop them off at the Family Support Department at HMS. Democratic meeting The Hidalgo County Demo- cratic Party will be holding their monthly meetings at the James H. Baxter Civic Center, 313 E. 4th Street, on the second Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Meeting dates are September 11, October 9, November 13 and December 11, 2014. For mor einformation call 575 542-8087. Walking group A walking group will be meeting Mondays and Wednes- days ,from ,9, ,to , 10,AM at the-LHS Football Field and on Tuesday and Thursdays from 5 to 6 p.m. at Southside Elementary School. For more information call Fabiola Cano 575-542-2356. AI-Anon Bayard Al-Anon. 6 p.m. at the New Church of the Southwest Desert (1300 N. Bennett behind Food Basket in Silver City) until further notice. Meets Wednes- days. 575-313-7094 Literacy Program The Hidalgo County Lit- eracy Program (HCLP) offers l- to-l/class tutoring for basic read- ing, language, math and com- puter skills. HCLP also offers tu- toring in English Second Lan- guage (ESL) and pre-GED/GED prep. Office location is 317 E. 4 'h St., Ste. B. Entrance to HCLP is located off the alley, second door to the right. Contact Program Di- rector, Sherri Arredondo at 575- 313-7738 or 575-542-9407, email Water Aerobics Active and Alive Water Aero- bics will be held at the Comfort Inn on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. For more information call Fabiola Cano 575-542-2356. Line Dancing The Crooked Halos ad- vanced line dance groap is meets at the Senior Citizens Center from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday and Thursday evenings. The Sassy Sunflowers beginning line dance group is meets at the Senior Citizen's Center from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. every Wednesday morn- ing. Bring your water and come join in the fun for some low im- pact exercise, good music and fun! It's free and no experience IS necessary. For more information call Fabiola Cano 575-542-2356. Wednesday Bible Study The Church of Christ (5 th & Pyramid) hast started Wednesday Bible study again at 1 p.m. The study hour is open to men and women. For more information contact Karen McDonald at 575- 313-5963 or Lindy Kerr at 575- 538-8446. Step Aerobics The Active and Alive Hot Steppers Aerob] s'isdt 6:15 PM at Central Elementary School on Tuesday and Wednes- day. For more information call Fabiola Cano 575-542-2356. Emergency food boxes Emergency Food Boxes are 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. 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. -Hm 00eur AVERICK N We are now taking orders for $20 Mums 214 E. MC III. [)l(l\\;'l IN I.ILI)SBLIR(; Free Delivery in Lordsburg! 542-8880