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2 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 UPCOMING EVENTS Stephen Reed was one of the first settlers in southern Hidalgo County, building the cabin that is still in use by SWRS in 1879.. He is pictured above with his family in 1907. Courtesy photo Chircahua-Peloncillo field trip set for Sept. 28 Submitted by JEANNE WILL- Historical Society will begin at well and is giving up a pleasure IAMSlFlodeo 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, September jaunt to share her affectionate Brief annual meetings of the 28th at the Myrtle Kraft Library. memories of the doctor who Paradise Cemetery Association Membership in the historical so- took care of the CCC men and and the Chiricahua-Peloncillo ciety is $10 for single, $15 for fell in love with the pretty post family. The cemetery association mistress . Jeanne Williams will Candidates charges no dues. tell of Stephen Reed, who built Refreshments will be served the cabin at the Southwestern invited to forum bu, bring your own water con- Research Station, and his fam- tainer and wear good walking ily. She will also mention Alfred shoes and sun hat for the field trip at 2:00. Car pooling is essential, Hands, killed on the last Apache so please meet in front oflibrary raid through this region. On even if you don't attend the meet- the way out of the canyon, those Courtesy submission ings. who wish to see the lone burial All candidates who will be Joy and Ray Mendez own spot of Stephen's father, on the November ballot have the property on which the Reed Leonard, may park at the Cave been invited by the Sew What cemetery is located. They have Creek Canyon Visitor Center Club of Portal/Rodeo to present graciously given permission for and walk the short distance to their views to voters at a public our pilgrimage, but parking near the grave--but be warned that forum on Friday, September 26 the site is limited. However, the the grass will be high beginning at 6:00 Arizona time Mendezes have invited people to Sheila Clark has accepted in the Portal Rescue classroom, park at their spacious lot on top the vital role of Field Trip Chair. Each candidate will have of the hill. The cemetery is a few With her "right-hand woman," five minutes to tell why they hundred feet down the road and Linda Pretty, she will tell about should be elected. They will an- those who can't walk it may car the next adventure. swer questions asked by the au- pool there and drive closer. dience. Many former participants Mendezes are very kindly clear- For information about the say they had much better turn- ing grass and weeds 100 feet or Paradise Cemetery Association, outs at this event than at larger so to the graves. We appreciate call President Glennis Hayes at communities, the generosity of the Mendezes. 507-1958. To ask about the his- Refreshments will be served. Some will remember "Doc" torical society, contact President For more information, call Bar- and Ann Pugsley who are buried Elect Craig McEwan, 558-0369 bara Miller at (520) 558-2414) or here. Myrtle Bagwell Young of or Jeanne Williams at Deborah Arbinder at (520)558- Valley View Ranch knew them =0980. --, ~,. ~ ...... ,; ..................... ,~ ..... Fast Approval Build Your Credit No Checking Account Needed No Hassles Call Us Today! Apply in person on coil ahead! 5. Main Street * Lord burg, NM Call t day/ . Continued from Page 1 Farmers' Market A walking group will be meeting Mondays and Wednes- "--*~ep[, 19 days from 9 to 10 AM at the LHS The Hidalgo Farmers' Mar- Football Field and on Tuesday ket will be held on Friday, Sep- and Thursdays from 5 to 6 p.m. at Southside Elementary School. tember 19, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. on Main Street in Lordsburg. For For more information call Fabiola more information, contact Christy Cano 575-542-2356. Ortiz at 520-507-0455. AI-Anon Bayard A1-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 Variety Show Discover Hidalgo is hosting a Variety Show at the Discover Hidalgo Day on Saturday, Octo- ber 18. If you have something to show off, bring it to the Variety Show! Songs, poems, a skit, a magic trick, juggling, if your dog does a trick-anything that is Fam- ily-Friendly- come and entertain us on October 18th at the Hidalgo County Fairgrounds! For more information, call Bill Cavaliere at 520-558-2580. Costume contest Don't forget about theHal- loween Costume contest at the Discover Hidalgo Event on Oc- tober 18th! 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. activities The BYA will be open the last two Thursdays of September from 4-8 for movies, pizza and Project Venture Activities! Come watch a movie on our huge movie "like" screen in high definition. 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 Cano at 575-542-2356. HMS collecting - gl s-'asse " " 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 Literacy Program The Hidalgo County Lit- eracy Program (HCLP) offers 1- 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. 4th 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 hclp@ 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. 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. Step Aerobics The Active and Alive Hot Steppers Aerobics class is held at 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. 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. Veteran photos weanesaay uiole: uay The Hidalgo County Her- The Church of Christ (5'h & aid is currently accepting pho- Pyramid) has started Wednesday tos of veterans to be added to Bible study again at 1 p.m. The. our existing database of more study hour is open to men and than 300 photos. If you or your women• For more information loved one was not included in contact Karen McDonald at 575- the 2005 collection of photos, 313-5963 or Lindy Kerr at 575- please bring your photo to the 538-8446. Herald on Mondays from 9 to 2 Line Dancing or Tuesdays from 9 to 5 p.m. You will also need to provide The Crooked Halos ad- branch of armed forces served vanced line dance group is meets and war or conflict the veteran at the Senior Citizens Center from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday andserved in, if applicable• If you Thursday evenings. The Sassy are unsure whether or not the Sunflowers beginning line dance photo is on file, call 575-542- group is meets at the Senior 8705. Consumers warned about gram. C rimi n ai sap p ar en y h"a e tried several different approaches, utility scam impacting customers of PNM Resources (PNM). Con including posing as a PNM em- artists employed a practice ployee and showing up uriah- known as caller ID "spoofing" to nounced on customers' doorsteps. To avoid being cheated by make their phone call appear to originate from the utility com- this scam or others similar to it, pany and then threatened to turn Udall reminds utility consumers off a customer's services if they not to pay cash to anyone who comes to their home or business did not make an immediate pay- offering services without prior ment. Udall, who previously served New Mexico State Attor- notice from the company. Further information about ney General and a federal pros- ecutor, has long worked to crack utility scams is available here. If down on scares and consumer you have been contacted by fraud, someone claiming to be able to turn on your utilities for a cash In this most recent scam, PNM warned customers about re- payment, you may file a com- ports of similar scares related to plaint with the FTC and the New its Home Energy Checkup Pro- Mexico Attorney General's office. Hidalgo County $40 per year 212 E, Motel Drive Su{te B Lordsburg, NM 88045 Name We are now taking orders for $20 Mums - / JP ' Free D [ 1;0 o s,uro, I !ayaway program c~ ~~ ~ 542-8880 1214 [!. MOIEI. tN .IVE IN LOI{I)SBL1R(;