Here’s a look at today’s headlines:
The New Mexico Department of Transportation, along with TLC Company will be holding a public involvement meeting on Wednesday, June 13th from 6:00 to 7:30 P.M at the Grant County Veteran’s Convention and Conference Center, located at 3031 Hwy 180 East in Silver City, to discuss the improvement project of NM 15 Pinos Altos Road Reconstruction Project. The meeting will provide project information regarding construction, detailing project specifications and timelines. In addition, residents are encouraged to ask questions, address concerns, and provide comments about the ongoing road project.
A program funded by the United States Agricultural Department is offering free lunches to youth in Luna County from ages 1 to 18. The “Seamless Summer Lunch Program” takes place from 11:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. from June 11th through July 27th at selected park destinations. The program does not include serving meals to parents or other adults. The locations include: Scout Park at 800 S. Granite Street; John T. Waits Park (Rabbit Park), corner of Fourth and North Zinc streets; BMX Park, corner of Poplar and Grand streets; and Columbus Village Plaza at 207 Broadway, in Columbus. For more information, call 575-546-2522.
The opening of the Hurley Pool has been delayed due to mechanical problems and is now expected to open tomorrow. The Silver City Municipal Pool is now open from 1:00 to 5:00 P.M. Sunday through Friday and 11:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. on Saturday. The pool is available for lap swimming from 11:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M., and in addition, evening swim hours are from 6:00 to 9:00 P.M. on Tuesday through Thursday. The Town of Silver City is offering a Parks and Activity Guide that can be picked up at any town of Silver City Office that include the pool and city hall at the corner of Broadway and Bullard.
The Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O) awarded its Star Scholarship to Marley Williams, a graduating senior from Cliff High School. Marley will use the $2500 to attend the University of Arizona where she plans to study pre-med this fall. The P.E.O sisterhood was founded in 1869, and continues to serve as an international philanthropic and educational organization that promotes increased educational opportunities from women. Congratulations, Marley!