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The Luna County Road Department has released a public service announcement informing residents that April is Tire Amnesty Month. All residents can drop off used tires at the Road Department located at 2500 J Street SE, Monday through Thursday from 7:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. On Fridays from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. and Saturdays from 8:00 A.M. 12:00 noon, tires can be dropped off at the Cooke’s Peak Service Station or Sunshine Convenience Center in Luna County. No tires will be accepted from commercial or government entities.
The Spurs 4H Club in Cliff had a very active month of March that was comprised of community service and a fun social activity. Members of the club held a highway cleanup project along Highway 211 from Gila to Cliff, the portion of the highway they have adopted and clean up each year. Afterwards, the club held a successful community dance. 4H is America’s largest youth development organization empowering nearly six million young people with lifetime leadership skills. This Saturday, April 9th, the Spurs 4H Club is hosting a Community Easter Egg Hunt starting at 10:00 A.M. at the Cliff Baseball Field. Age groups 4 and up, 5 though 9, and 10 and up are invited to come out with their families to this free event.
In other community news, a memorial scholarship was presented by friends of Diana Montes to be awarded each year to a student pursuing a nursing degree at Western New Mexico University. Montes was a graduate of Silver High School and received her nursing degree at WNMU. Alannah Mohr, a current student in the WNMU Nursing Program has received a $1,000 scholarship from the Diana Montes fund. Next month, a $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a Silver High School student, and the remaining $3,000 will be given out each year by Silver Schools.
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