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Silver City Mainstreet is looking for volunteers to conduct activities during “Make and Take” Saturdays at the weekly Makers Market community event. “Make and Take” is a free family orientated activity held at the Maker’s Market in Downtown Silver City every Saturday from 10:00 A.M., to 2:00 P.M. Silver City Mainstreet will write news releases and promote the volunteer organization and/or artist and contribute $20 for supplies in addition to providing tables, chairs, and a umbrella. Open dates are available on July 24th and 31st, August 29th, September 4th, and October 9th. Interested volunteers to conduct a Make and Take event should contact Charmeine Wait, Executive Director of the Silver City Mainstreet/Arts & Cultural District at 575-534-1700.

The New Mexico Department of Transportation District One will continue work on a roadway reconstruction and bridge replacement project in Lordsburg. Demolition will continue of the east-bound bridge over Main Street. The Exit 22 on ramp will be closed but Exit 22 off ramps will remain open for local traffic only. All oversized loads will need to utilize Exit 20 to enter the Port of Entry. Detour signs will be in place to direct traffic towards alternate routes. In addition,  Animas Street will be unaffected and can be utilized in place of Main Street. Daily hours of operation are 7 A.M. to 5 P.M, Monday through Friday. Traffic control will remain in place 24/7. For updated information visit: New Mexico Department of Transportation at or call 511.

Two scholarships have been awarded by the Chapter AG P.E.O. Foundation through the sales derived from the annual fall pecan fundraiser. Marcela Johnson, the 2021 Silver High School valedictorian, and Kurstyn Johnson, a 2021 Cliff High School graduate were both awarded $1,500 scholarships. Marcela, plans to attend UNM to pursue a law degree and Kurstyn, has been working on an Associate Degree in Welding Technology at WNMU and will soon be undertaking an 18-month mission for her church before pursuing a major in Business. Congratulations to Marcela Johnson and Kurstyn Johnson!

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