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VOLUME 10 ISSUE42 FRIDAY OCTOBER 15, 2010 50 Hidalgo County IId,a'd'"'lX'J"//'"' ' alXTOVn Papers , Caifornia.A[cnuC SW Scattlc \\;V A 9g I o Large 1-Topping. Celebrate Discover Hidalgo County to be held this Saturday ThisSatrday, October 16, the smells haven't even thought of or knew existed ans' administration services to the 9-1-1 collection box and money jug for those event. The'carnival will be open on of food cooking in the open air, the in our comer of the state. T-shirts to corn- Dispatch Center, from the latest life-sav- who wish to contribute a new, un- Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Other sounds of sirens breaking the silence, the memorate the Celebration will also be ing equipment in local emergency medi- wrapped, non-violent toy or donate to- events are still in the process of being giggles and laughter of persons of all available, cal services vehicles to educational op- ward purchase of same will also be on planned and will probably not be fully ages enjoying fun and educational ac- Service organizations and others portunities and from local businesses to hand. known until the day of the event. Ven- tivities, the ooh's and awe's of partici- will join in the fun by having booths to politics. The Animas--Bowie-- A carnival operator has'agreed to dor set'up time is 7 AM to 10 AM. pants visiting various booths, the rev- educate the rest of us as to what is avail- Lordsburg--San Simon School areas locate near the event site on property Visitors will not be admitted until 10 ving up of car, tractor, pick-up and mo- able in our area: everything from veter- Toys For Tots program will have a toy donated by Pablo A. Sanchez for the AM, with the event lasting until 8" PM. torcycle engines and a lot more will ra- And the best part of the celebration is diary from North Park, bounded by 'B' that there is dad admission charge or and 'C' Streets andWest and Gold as visi- . : charge, for parking! And you are in- toys from near and far come to Discover " vited to attend! Bright red and white Hidalgo County. signs will direct individuals to North Off in the distance there will be the Park from Duncan Highway and East sounds of train whistles blowing across Motel Drive. the desert to remind visitors that this Car show participants may call Bim weekend also marks the 130 m anniver- Kerr at 575-313-2606. Motorcycle sary when the first train came into the Bikers may call .Vince Ruiz at 575-915- 'fledgling tent city that would become 4614. Music and Entertainment pro- Lordsburg. It would marl{ the beginning viders may contact Mary Arvizo at 575- of a new era in the West, leading to the 956-3227. All other inquiries should eventual incorporation of New Mexico . be directed at Dick Davis at 575-590- as a state of the United States. 0143. Food vendors at this year's celebra- Health Office Lion will have everything from burgers to Mexican food, non-alcoholic bever- ages to lemonade and a lot more. Of course, no celebration would be com- announces flu piety without cotton candy, funnel cakes, snow cones and candied apples--all in keeping with a carnival atmosphere and sh0t clinics the anticipation of fall. There will be face-painting, pie-eat- ing contests, silent auctions, raffles, a pie- The following flu shot clinics have in-the-face of one of our local officials, been set:up by Hidalgo Public Health jumping, bouncy events for the children, Office: a car show and shine with cars, tractors, Wednesday, Oct 20 'h at Virden Com- pick-ups, a motorcycle bike run and a munity Hall: 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. New live drama in the evening. Have you ever Mexico time wanted to "drive" a railroad locomotive? Thursday, Oct 21 ' at Lordsburg Blow its whistle? Sit in the engineer's Health Office: 9:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., 1 seat? There will be a locomotive simula- p.m. to 3:45 p.m. toy for Operation Lifesavers soyou can Lazar donates .ohot0 tO City of o dsbu  Wednesday, Oct 27 th at Rodeo Gro- do so! And there will be merchandise L_r ___r,. cery Store: 10:30 a.m. -12 p.m. dispensers as well. James Harding and Connie Pace gave the City of.Lordsburg with a historic photo of Lordsburg at a special presentation Wednesday, Oct 27 'h at Animas A booth will direct visitors to the astweekatcityHa.ThegiftwaspresentedttheCityfLrdsburgnbehafftheirauntandfrmerLrdsburgmayr Health Clinic: 1:30 p.m.- 3 p.m. many tourist attractions we have in Betty Lazar. Pictured above are Lordsburg Mayor Frank.Rodriguez, Mayor Pro-Tem Dana Arredondo, City Councilor Please remember to bring you Medi- Hidalgo County--some most people Eddie Esquivel, Harding, City Councilor Manuel D.V. Saucedo, Pace and City Councilor Ernest Gallegos. care/Medicaid Card. For further informa- State encourages high risk to make cou.e., photo tion, please call 575-542-9391. appointment for Flu Vaccine now Discover Hidalgo County Day to honor SantaSUbmitted bY NM DI=PT" f Hl=A/TH/HealthFe Secretary Alfredo Vigil, MD, higherWh last flu season seemed to be at.PeopleriSkwhoOfareflUmorbidlycOmplicatiOnSobese Marshall and Winnie Kuykendall Urges everyone to get vaccinated against So far this year, the Department the flu this year and every year to pro- of Health has shipped 230,620 doses Courtesy submission Marshall's parents, Jim and Myrtle on the west side of the mountain, and tect themselves and their families. The of vaccine to public health offices and As we "Discover Hidalgo Frazier Kuykendall, homesteaded as the miners and their families lived on Centers for Disease Control and Preven- private providers for childreia. The De- County" and celebrate Lordsburg's well, but Jim was a miner, too, and he the east side. Marshall and his sister, Lion is recommending for the first time partment orders for its public health 130 th birthday this coming Saturday, also worked on the steam engines that -Juanita, and his brother, Eric, had to that everyone older than 6 nonths get offices and its long-term care facili- October 16, we would like to honor helped push the trains over Steins Pass: go through a mile-long runnel'to get their flu vaccine to prevent the disease ties and for private providers who care Marshall and to school, car- from spreading, for children. Providers for adults or- W i n n i e rying a candle "The H1N1 pandemic of last year der on their own. Kuydendall, or a light. could have been much worse if we didn't New Mexicans should contact their who have the 9ometimes have vaccine to prevent the spread of health care providers to receive flu vac- longest mar- they rode a the flu," said Health Secretary Alfredo cine. The Department's public health ridge on record ' burro and Vigil, MD. "We never know how serious offices provide vaccine to people who in New Mexico other times a flu season is going to be until we're in are at high risk for serious illness or and the 7 th long- they walked, the middle of it. What we do know is death and people who have no health est marriage in hanging onto that flu vaccine is the best protection for insurance. Public health offices are the United the burro's you and your family." listed in the phonebook's blue pages States. Mr. and tail. When This year's flu vaccine will protect under state government. Contact infor- M r s Marshall was against three viruses (an H3N2 virus, an marion for public health offices is K u y ken d all 16, he sup- : influenza B virus and the H]N1 virus listed at, were married in plied all the that caused so much illness last season). As the flu season progresses, you Lordsburg on meat for the While everyone should get a flu can find information about the flu and February 14, b o a r d i n g vaccine each flu season, it's especially flu clinics by calling toll-free at 866- 1 9 2 9 house--two important that people in the following 681-5872 or looking up the Depart- Marshall, 102 deer a week. groups get vaccinated, either because ment of Health's website, http:// years young, Later the fam- they are at high risk of having serious, and wife, ily moved to flu-related complications or because More clinics will be scheduled later in Winnie, 101, Bisbee, where they live with or care for people at high the season, have now been Marshall, at risk for developing flu-related compli- This year, the Department of marrie d (as of age 17, went cations: Health ordered 70,000 doses of adult Oct. 16, 2010) to work for Pregnant women (any trimester) flu vaccine (for high-risk adults) and 81 years, 243 Phelps Dodge in the mine. children'Childrenyou0gerYOUngerthanthan25'yearsbUt especiallYold almost 282,000 doses of children's flu days. Mr. and Marshall and Winnie Kuykendall have been married 81 years, the longest mar- He worked for People age 65 and older vaccine, which includes 122,000 doses M r s " ridge on record in New Mexico and the 7 th longest in the United States. Kuykendall are PD five differ- .People of any age with certain chronic of a nasal spray for ages 2 through 18 a wonderful gift Photo courtesy ,JEANNE LA MARCA ent times in medical conditions like asthma, diabe- years, The Department is continuing to the town of his life. tes, and lung or heart disease its school vaccination program this year Lordsburg and an inspiration to all of When Marshal) was about six, after a stint Winnie Macnab was born on an People who live in nursing homes and with 300 schools participating state- us to remain committed, stay strong, back in Texas, the family homesteaded army transport ship off the coast of other long-term care facilities wide. Flu vaccine school clinics will and enjoy life. for eight years at Hilltop, a little com- Japan, on Feb. 4, 1909. Her mother, People who live with or care for those at be held in October and November. Marshall was born in Cherokee, munity in the mountains above Paradise, Anastasia Romulo, was born in the high risk for complications from flu, in- To avoid catching the flu or pass- Tex., on Jan. 28 1908. At age three, he on the other side of Cochise's head, south Philippines, perhaps about 1885. eluding health care workers and ing it on to others, people should fry- came with his family to Arizona's San of San Simon. Winnie's father, Alister Macnab, was caregivers of babies younger than 6 quently wash their hands, cover their Simon Valley, where his uncle, Russell The Hilltop Mine, the school, and months mouth and nose when sneezing and Kuykendall, had a homestead. Marshall's mother's boarding house were See KUYKENDALL on Page 2 American Indians and Alaskan Natives, coughing and stay home when ill. UPCOMING EVENTS RummageSale The Lordsburg Elks Lodge will hold a Rummage Sale on Saturday, October 23, 2010 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donations will be accepted on Friday, October 22, 2010 from 9 to 5 p.m. at the Elks Lodge. To schedule donation pick up, contact Annette George at 505-469-6854 or Brenda Hood at 575-590-0377. Commodity Distribution TEFAP Commodities will be distrib- uted on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at Special Events Center, 502 West 2 " Street at 1:30 p.m. Please bring photo ID, bill showing address and income for entire household. Pizza eating contest Mama Rosa's Pizza will hold its 3  annual Pizza Eating Contest on Hallow- een,. October 31, beginning at 8:00 p:m. There will be four age groups. Free yard sale First Baptist Church of Lordsburg will hold a FREE yard sale in the park- ing lot of the church on Saturday, Octo- ber 23, 2010 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. LEPC Meeting An LEPC meeting will be next Thursday, October 14, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at the Public Safety Building. The pub- lic is invited to attend. Medicare Part D, Health Care Reform Rosa Torres, Southern Regional Coordinator, with Aging & Long-Term Services, will be joining the Diabetes Support Group in Lordsburg on Wednes- day, October 27. 2010. in the HMS Con- ference Room, 530 E. DeMoss St.@10:00-! 1:00 a.m. Everyone wel- come, Since enrollment for Medicare D is November 15 'h through December 31% she will no__! be enrolling anyone on that day, although, she'll be glad to help with addressing any concerns or answer ques- tions on Health Care Reform, Medicare D, Extra Help, The Donut Hole, & other similar issues you may have. Breast Cancer T-shirts The LHS Cheerleaders will be sell- ing breast cancer awareness t shirts for $15 for the month of October. Ask any cheerleader or call the high School. LHS College/Career Day Lordsburg High School will be host- ing a. college/career day on October 20 h from 9:00 to 12:30 in the high school gym parents and students are encouraged to attend. Absentee Voting Absentee voting for the 2010 Gen- eral Election began October 5, 2010. For more information contact the county clerk's office at 542-9213 or 866-307- 0454 or Continued on Page2