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t HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9r 2009 NM Tech launches Border Security Training Program Continued,from Page 1 sponse to terrorist situations. The first-responder training was ex- panded in 2003 when the univer- sity purchased the former mining town of Playas in southwest New Mexico and converted the village into real-life training center. Wil- liams said the new program will call on many of the same world- renowned subject matter experts ~ind educational program devel- opers. "New Mexico Tech's primary mission is to educate the next generation of scientists and en- gineers," Romero said. "In recent years, we've branched out into educational activities that are vi- tal to national security. This new program fits into our educational mission anti is also in Our area of expertise." Tech will conduct a needs assessment summit and will de- The program will include performance-based training at the Playas Research Training Center and shorter on-site classes for law enforcement agencies in Arizona and New Mexico. "Part of our strategy is to train the trainer," Williams said. "Some departments will send a small velop the curricula related to nar- contingent of officers, who will cotics-related victim/kidnapping negotiation and rescue tactics, high-risk drug warrant service. high-risk highway drug interdic- k , tlon operanons, and officer drug war survival. then take the new knowledge and skills back to the rest of their de- partment." The original proposal called for $1.6 million; ~he project was funded for $994,000. Williams said New Mexico Tech will re- IS0,~?7~~ ~ ---- A ~.~ e,~- - CurtesY NMi| quest more Department funds af- ter demonstrating that the class Depe. of| is successful and effective. i~eoo~ ame & Fish| Romero said the New Mexico Congressional delegates BEAR CANYON: Fishing was slow for all species. BILL EVANS LAKE: Fishing was slow for all species. BURN LAKE: We had no reports from anglers this week. CABALLO LAKE: Fishing was slow w.ith just a few white bass taken on crank baits, grubs, minnows and spoons. We had no reports on other species. ELEPHANT BUTTE: Fishing was fair using jigs and spoons at 20- to-28 feet for white bass. There were also several white bass caught at njght by anglers using minnows. Fishing was fair using ikas, senkos, sweet beavers, creature baits and crank baits for largemouth basg and smallmouth bass. Fishing for striped bass was slow with just a few taken on umbrella rigs, swim baits, live bluegill and live shad. Fish- ing for catfish was fair using minnows, cut bait. dough bait and liver. Eishing for bluegill was fair using worms and small jigs. I~SCONDIDA LAKE: Fishing was slow for all species. GILA RIVER: Water flow on the Gila as of this past Monday was 45cfs. Fishing on the Forks was slow with a few trout taken on small $,treamers and small bead head prince nymphs. Fishing pressure was very light. GLENWOOD POND: Fishing was good using salmon eggs and power bait for trout. LAKE ROBERTS: Fishing was fair-to-good using salmon eggs, power Bait. cheese, spinners and spoons for trout. We had no reports on other ~i3~cies. PERCHA DAM: We had no reports from anglers this week. QUEMADO LAKE: Fishing was fair using salmon eggs, salmon peach and garlic power bait and spoons for trout. Fishing was fair using jerk baits, spoons and in line spinners for tiger musky. RIO GRANDE: Water flow below Elephant Butte on. Monday was 62cfs. Fishing below Caballo was slow-to-fair using minnows and liver for catfish and minnows for white bass. We had no reports on other specms. SNOW LAKE: Trout fishing was slow-to-fair using salmon eggs. are working on providing the Department of Justice with addi- tional funding in fiscal year 2010 for Southwest border counter- narcotics and law enforcement Tarran Trotter Elizabeth Riehins programs, dy P d0min g [ "The first p]gase of the project La anthers atin in will use Arizona and New Mexico to determine what is needed," By ELIZABETH RICHINS/ grade through VaJsity, played 25-16. The next match was quite Hidalgo County Herald hard and played we L all beating similar, as Animas kept up their Williams said. We will develop Dominating every team .inthe Mavericks exce 9t for the JV Panther Spirit and won again with the course and refine it with pilot sight, the Animas Lady Panthers Lady Panthers, .wl~0 fell just a the score again being 25- 16. The sessions to get the program final- ized. If we get supplemental are moving through their volley- little short, last game of the night sealed the ball season with pure success. The In the Varsity g ane. the Pan- deal as Animas and Lordsburg funds, we can expand the program Panthers hosted the Lady thers came out firin~ and it payed battled it out, but the Panthers to communities in Texas and Call- day, September 29. All teams, 7'h took the will with t@ score being " fornia." Lordsburg Mavericks on Tues- off. In the first matcL the Panthers took control and won 25-12., Marrufo speaks at Arkansas LULAC convention Courtesy submission his career as an assistant man- field personnel land subse-pus of the University of Michi- Lordsburg High School ager for the Sam's Club divi- quently to his current position, gan. Gregory holds a certifica- graduate Gregory Marrufo is the sion soon after / Gregory is tion in Senior Professional Hu- guest speaker at the Lulac Con- receiving his on~ of a core man Resources (SPHR) and is vention in Bentonville, Arkan- degree in group of 30 the recipient of the Sam M. sas. Marrufo is Vice President Journalism leapers who Walton Award of Excellence. of Human Resources for and Mass meI monthly Gregory regularly speaks k Walmart Information Systems Communica- wil~h Walmart'son peol~le leadership and HR ! Division (ISD.) In this position tions from for~ner Presi- execution to various groups i he plans and executes the stra- New Mexico dertt and CEO, throughout all divisions of tegic HR direction for the tech- State Univer- Led~ Scott, to Walmart Stores Inc. and exter- nology division of Walmart sity. disCuss'business nally to professional organiza- Stores Inc. " Gregory, tre~ds and lead- tions. Marrufo has been with had the oppor- ers~ip perspec- Gregory and his wife, Walmart for 18+ years, starting tunity to serve tiv{s. In 2008,Veronica, are the parents of five as an assistant he ~vas selected children: Alexys 15, Juliett 14, operations to ~ttend a two- Gabriella I3, Rebekah, 11, and manager in we}k HR Ex- John 10. The Marrufo s reside Abilene and ect~tive Devel-in Northwest Arkansas. He is E1 Paso, Texas GregoryMarrufo opr~ent Sessionthe son of Henry and Cecilia before being at Ithe Ross Marrufo, formerly of selected to the core start up team School of Lordsburg. Businesslon the cam- for operations in Walmart de Southside Elementary School students participated in a Run-A-Thon Monday at Dugan-Tarango Middle School. Courtesy pho~ Puerto Ricd. He was promoted to transition manager when Walmart'Stores' Inc: purchased Pa~e t~Ibmt~erstifp W~tefi%uS'e" and ~heh promoted to General Manager where he served in five different operations throughout Puerto Rico and Mexico. Upon repatriating to the US, Gregory was invited to the Walmart Home Office for a two-year HR assignment He was promoted to Director of Logistics University providing him with essential exposure to Human Resource Development. Gregory was then promoted to Senior Director of Logistics Chair es I nsurance 2009-2010 LORDSBURG HIGH Date Opponent Time Fri. Aug. 21 Scrimmage at Ruidoso 6:00 PM Fri. Aug. 28 Willcox, AZ 8:00 PM Fri. Sept. 4 At Laguna-Acoma 7:00 PM Fri, Sept, 11At Cobre 7:00 PM Fri. Sept. 18Anthony, TX 7:00 PM Fri. Sept. 25At Tornillo, TX 7:00 PM Fri. Oct, 2 Hope Christian 7:00 PM Fri. Oct. 9 Hot Springs 7:00 PM Fri, Oct. 16 Cloudcroft 7:00 PM Fri. Oct. 23 At Capitan 7:00 PM Fri. Oct, 30 Tularosa 7:00 PM Sat. Nov. 7 State First Round TBA Sat.Nov. 14 State Quarter-Finals TBA Sat. Nov. 21 State Semi-Finals TBA Sat, Nov. 28 State Championship TBA J.V. SCHEDULE Thurs Aug. 26At Willcox, AZ 6:00 PM Sat. Sept. 5 At Deming 9th 12:00 PM Thurs. Sept. 10 Cobre 6:00 PM Thurs. Sept. 17 At Anthony, TX 5:30 PM Thurs. Sept. 24 Hatch Valley 6:00 PM Sat. Oct. 10 At Hot Springs 11:00 AM Thurs. Oct. 15 At Silver 9th 6:00 PM Ramona's Caf Umphres Propane Goldhill Outpost CBA Construc i m 2009-2010 LORDSBURG Aug, 21 Date i @ Magdalena vs, Cobre Sept. 1 SePt. 12 Sept, 15 Sept. 24 VS. @ Time 1:00 PM 6:00 PM 6:00 PM TBA 6:00 PM 6:00 PM 3:00 PM 6:00 PM 3:00 PM ' FAN APPRECIATION NIGH CSN Nursing Abeyta Physical Therapy Sawhorse Construction Triple T Plumbing Western Bank Hidalgo County Herald Genesis Service "Warren 'alter Garden Shack Morn & Pop's Pyro Shop Pilot Short CompaW Ibarra Family Cactas Appraisals Days Inn Mayor Clark Smith PAL Smith Ford Saucedo's Super Market Robert Turner And be eligible to receive prizes, including Backpacks I, tud .tl, Terrible Towels (while supplies last) & Lots, Lots Morell Western Auto Circle H Grocery Dawg Gone Plumbing Lordsburg Cvcle orks Love~s GRMC Go MAVERICKS! Robert Swan American Legion #30