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2 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2010 ! / ....... _ .... i , .Boy, Cub Scouts hold banquet The Boy and Cub Scouts of Ro- deo, NM pack and troop 5420 recently held their Court of Honor and Blue and Gold Ban- quet at the Rodeo Community Center. This banquet is to pay recognition to the boys for all their hard work and accomplish- ments, They received awards for what they have completed. The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to pre- pare young people to make ethi- cal and inoral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. Any boys interested in join- ing can attend the next meet- ing. The meetings are held on the first and thirdThursday's of every month at 6:00 pm at the Rodeo Community Center. For more information, contact Aimee Rivers at 575-557-2202. Bingaman votes for bill that enhances food safety. Continued from Page 1 Requires increased inspec- tion -Increases the number of FDA inspections at all food fa- cilities. In addition, the bill re- qmres importers to verify the 'safety of foreign suppliers and imported food, allows the FDA to require certification for high- risk foods, and to deny entry to a food that lacks certification or that is from a foreign facility that has refused U.S. inspectors. Improves Our Capacity to following safety steps: Surveillance - Enhances food-borne illness surveillance systems to improve the collec- tion. analysis, reporting, and usefulness of data on food-borne illnesses. Traceability - Enhances tracking and tracing of high-risk foods and directs the Secretary to establish a pilot project to test and evaluate new methods for rapidly and effectively tracking and tracing food in the event of a food-borne illness outbreak. fense Capabilities - Directs FDA to help food companies protect their products from intentional contamination, and tails fgr a national strategy to protect our food supply from terrorist threats and rapidly respond to food emergencies -Increases FDA Resources - Authorizes increased funding for FDA's food safety activities. such as hiring personnel, and includes targeted non-compli- ance fees for domestic and for- eign facilities. Detect and Respond to Food- -Mandatory Recall - A1- -Regulatory Flexibility - borne Illness Outbreaks lows FDA to initiate a manda- Modernizes our food safety sys- The FDA Food Safety tory recall of a food product tem'without being burdensome. Modernization Act algo takes the when a company fails to volun- Provides training for facilities t d taril2 recall the contaminated to comply with the new safety !i product upon FDA's request,requirements and includes spe- - i Dec.3 eadline .Suspension of Registration cial accommodations for small - Allows FDA to suspend a food businesses and farms. Exempts to apply for assistance Continued from Page 1 WHIP is a ~ program that helps non-federal landown- ers and Tribes to create, restore and enhance native wildlife habi- tats on private land. In New Mexico, this includes practices such as watering facilities, ponds, control of non-native plants, na- -tive grassland and shrub land res- torationi streamside vegetation improvement, and the protection of wetlands and playas. Those who apply and are ac- cepted into the program receive free conservation planning assis- tance and program payments to cover a portion of practice costs. Private agriculture land. non- industrial private forest land, and Tribal lands are eligible for WHIE Areas adjacent to agricul- tural lands may also be eligible. such as pivot corners and stream- side areas. The 2008 Farm Bill has changed the eligibility require- ments of WHIP non-agricul- tural, state, county, and local gov- ernment-owned lands are now in- eligible. The USDA-Natural Re- sources Conservation Service (NRCS) accepts applications for EQIP and WHIP year-round. The deadline to apply for EOIP and WHIP is Dec. 3, 2010. ,;7i;-., Aqrp]icants who qualify as a beginning farmer-rancher, so- cially disadvantaged farmer- rancher, or limited resource farmer-rancher are eligible to re- ceive a higher financial assistance payment rate. if selected for a contract. For more information about the EQIP and WHIP. including eligible practices, local ranking, information, enrollment require- menfs and program payments, contact your local USDA-NRCS Service Center or visit the New Mexico NRCS web site at: /www.nm.nrcs.usda. gov/pro- facility's registration if there is a reasonable probability that food from the facility will cause serious adverse .health conse- . ~u~gnces or death. ....... "-Enhances U.S. Food De- small businesses from certain aspects of the produce standards and preventive control require- ments. The bill will now be sent to the House of RepresentatiVes for passage. Kenneth Clay Patton Kenneth Clay Patton. born June 27. 1933 in Alpine Texas. entered life eternal on November 7. 2010 in Hermistop, Oregon where he was living With his wife Dolly and son Ed Patton and fam- ily. Clay fought a short battle begin- ning in March with cancer. He may have lost the battle but he won the war as he is in heaven with our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. Clay grew up in Redrock. NM and it was there that his life was to be shaped and molded. Clay is survived by ,his wife Dolly; two sons Chris Patton, and - 4Id ~Patlott lind' ~h~tT f-an/tile s. He als6 l~aves behifiktiw~ brothers. Callan and Del Patton Clay accomplished many things in his life including 15 years he spent in law enforcement. He was the youngest Chief Deputy in Pinal County, AZ and has a street named after him in Coolidge, AZ. He loved doing sheet metal work. and CB Radios. He lived an extraordinary life. He Kenneth Clay Patton loved to fish. hunt for gemstones and spend time hunting when able. He loved swap meets and used to make jewelry. Clay wrote a book about his life at Redrock and was trying to fin- ish it when he died. Clay loved the time that he spent in Lordsburg and loved the people there as well. Clay is greatly missed. "I am the Res- urrection and the Life. He who be- lieves in Me. though he may die. he shall live. And whoever lives and believes in Me. shall never die.'~ John 11:25&26 Annette Vargas Qui!iU .... : d.:!::!= ,n, Anne.tte Varg~s. Quihuis born September 7, 1964. passec away November 28. 2010. A me- morial service will be held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church i~ Lordsburg on Saturday, Decem- ber 4, 2010 at h00 p.m. Funeral services in Tucson. AZ, are pend- ing. rams, NOTICE OF PROPERTY TAX DELINQUENCY Notice is hereby given pursuant to the provisions of the Property Tax Code that the first installment of property taxes due which is required to be paid to the treasurer of this county, will become delinquent if not paid before December 11, 2010. If the first installment is not paid before December 11, 2010, then the tax is delinquent and interest at the rate of one (1) percent a month or a fraction of the month is imposed as well as penalty of one (1) percent of the delinquent taxes for each month or any portion of a month they remain unpaid. The total penalty shall not exceed five (5) percent of the delinquent taxes. Patsy M. Camacho PO#10-1761. 10-1762 Hidalgo County Treasurer I [ | I We have all the tools to keep your Business We offer Professional Serviees for all aspects of your small business! ,Including: Payroll ~Monthly, Quarterly & Annual Tax Preparation Financial Statements Bank Recon.ciliations 575-542-3125 212 E. Motel Drive * Suite A * Lordsburg i i t