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The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District One will continue work on a roadway reconstruction and bridge replacement project in Lordsburg. Demolition will proceed with the east-bound bridge over Main Street. During this time, Main Street will be closed to all traffic below the bridge between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. The Exit 22 on ramp will be closed but Exit 22 off ramps will remain open. Detour signs will be in place to direct traffic towards alternate routes. Animas Street will be unaffected and can be utilized in place of Main Street.

Robert Adam Montoya, a 2020 graduate of Cobre High School is being inducted into the Naval Academy Class of 2025 on Tuesday, June 29th, and will begin six challenging weeks of basic midshipman training as part of Plebe Summer. Robert was selected to attend the Naval Academy Preparatory School (NAPS) in Newport, Rhode Island after his High School graduation. At NAPS Roberts studies were focused on Math, Chemistry, Physics, English, Physical Fitness and Military Drill. Upon his successful graduation on May 13th, he received an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy. Approximately 1,200 candidates are selected each year for the Academy’s “plebe” or freshman class, and each student is required to participate in Plebe Summer. Last year the Naval Academy received over 16,000 applications for the Class of 2025. Robert’s parents are Robert E. and Lucy Montoya. As a student at Cobre High School, Robert was class Valedictorian, National Honor Society President, and Class President of the 2020 Graduation Class. Congratulations to Robert Adam Montoya!

Deming Luna County is holding a Job Fair on June 30th from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. at the Mimbres Valley Learning Center. There is no fee to participate and local employers are ready to showcase the opportunities. This event hosted by the Deming-Luna County Chamber of Commerce, Deming Luna County MainStreet Program and Deming Luna County Economic Development, Inc. For more information, visit the Deming Luna County Job Fair page on Facebook.

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