Congratulations to the Silver High School Boys and Girls Track and Field teams who recently took First Place at the District Competition in Deming this past weekend. Silver High School was able to beat three other high schools to take home the championship. Also, a group of individual students from both teams placed in the top tier, qualifying them to compete in the State Championship Competition this coming weekend in Albuquerque. Good luck to all students at the State Championship Competition.

The New Mexico Environment Department and Freeport-McMoRan Chino Mines Community Work Group will be having a public meeting to discuss the Chino Administration Order of Consent (ACO). The ACO is a voluntary, yet binding agreement between the New Mexico Environment Department and Freeport-McMoRan Chino Mines Company to evaluate potential health and environmental effects from past mining activities. The meeting will take place this evening, May 14th at 6:00 p.m. at the Bayard Community Center. 

Western New Mexico University has been ranked as one of the best value universities for students from around the globe by “Study Abroad Aide”. Citing the university’s overall academic reputation, international tuition and fees and nationally ranked programs, WNMU received top marks as an international student destination. 

Come join the Silver City Museum as they present: “Burlesque Baseball” this Saturday, May 18th at 1:00 p.m. at the Old James Stadium on the WNMU campus. Players will be decked out in their wildest costumes and for the kids there will be a bouncy house, face painting, t-ball and special appearances by the D.A.R.E. mascot and the Silver City Fire Department. Suggested donation is $10 with all funds going directly to support the Silver City Museum.

In Lordsburg News:

Lordsburg High School students Izabella Guerrero and Richard Silvas recently won National History Day awards for their history exhibit. More than 200 middle and high school students from across New Mexico participated in the National History Day state competition, which took place in Albuquerque. Both Izabella and Richard received the J. Robert Oppenheimer Memorial Committee “Person or People in Science Award” for their exhibit “Frances Lee Glessner: A Woman Who Changed Forensics with Her Murder Dollhouse”. Congratulations to both students.