Here’s a look at today’s headlines:
The New Mexico Department of Transportation has made recommendations for Corre Caminos transit service to replace demand responsive service with a new deviated fixed routes for individuals using paratransit services. Paratransit provides transportation for people with disabilities who are unable to use the regular fixed route transit and usually provides door-to-door transportation for people who call to reserve a ride. This change is being implemented to provide more efficient and cost effective service to residents.
Cobre High School celebrated Homecoming this weekend by crowning Samuel Rodriguez and Jessica Martinez as the 2017 Homecoming king and queen. The ceremony took place during the football halftime. Samuel is a member of the football and track team and is an active member of his church youth group. Jessica is a member of student council and plays basketball and softball. Congratulations to the Cobre Homecoming king and queen!
The New Mexico Department of Transportation will begin roadway reconstruction operations on NM 11 “Columbus Hwy” in Luna County. Traffic will encounter lane drops with pilot car and flagging operations. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, use extreme caution, and be cautious of personnel in the area. Hours of operation will be from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm, Monday through Friday with possible construction on Saturdays and Sundays. For updated information go to, New Mexico Department of Transportation at www.nmroads.com.
The State of New Mexico Attorney General’s office has issued an alert for all New Mexican’s to protect themselves from identity theft considering the recent discovery of a massive data breach of the credit reporting agency, Equifax. It has been reported that up to 143 million American consumers have been impacted from the hacking that occurred sometime between May and July of this year. It is suggested that consumers diligently check their bank accounts and credit card statement for the next several months and immediately report any suspicious activity.