Here’s a look at today’s headlines:
The Mayor and Town Council are soliciting designs from the community for new “Welcome” signs to be placed on three highways into Silver City. The Town would like to see designs that represent Silver City’s rich history, culture, and friendly people, be compatible with native landscapes and plantings, and include wording such as “Welcome to Silver City” or “Welcome to Historic Silver City.” Monument Style designs are more desirable than billboards. Design ideas may be submitted to the Town Community Development Department in digital format to firstname.lastname@example.org or on paper to the Town Hall Annex.
New Mexico Wild was the recipient of the June Round-Up Donation Program from the Silver City Food Co-op. New Mexico Wild received $1,743.25 after customers rounded up the balance of their June purchases to the nearest dollar. The Round-Up recipient for the month of July will be Guadalupe Montessori School.
Four WNMU women’s golfers have been named to the Women’s Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholar List. Seniors Bobbi Pierson and Adrianna Grijalva, along with sophomore Shelby Turner and freshman Brenda Dominguez have been named to the All-American Scholar List. Congratulations to these young women. Student athletes must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA to qualify for the award.
Governor Susana Martinez recently announced another record-breaking tourism year for New Mexico. While speaking to tourism officials on Wednesday, Martinez said that 34.4 million trips were taken in New Mexico last year, surpassing the previous record set in 2015 by around a million trips. This is the fifth year in a row New Mexico has experienced record-breaking tourism.