Here’s a look at today’s headlines:
NOTICE IS GIVEN that the Regular Meeting of the Silver Consolidated Schools Board of Education is scheduled for Tuesday, November 17, 2015, in the Band Room of the Cliff Schools, 622 Hwy. 211, Cliff, New Mexico, beginning at 6:00 p.m., for the transaction of the following business: approval of minutes and agenda; information/presentations/reports; action items; future meetings and proposed agenda items; and such other items as may be included on the regular board meeting agenda.
The New Mexico Army National Guard will hold military training drills Saturday, Nov. 7 and Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015 about two miles north of Ft. Bayard around the Servis Corral area. Please be advised that there will be approximately 80 personnel in this location, wearing military uniforms identified by the appropriate insignia, engaging in mock battle drills and using blank ammunition. Participants meet annual certification requirements with this training. It is advisable to avoid the area near Ft. Bayard Road and Forest Road 110 this weekend.
The WNMU Athletic Department will be participating in the Dare to Care food drive for the month of November. Food drives will take place during the sporting events for the month of November including the football game this weekend and basketball games beginning on the 16th. Student athletes are accepting all types of non-perishable foods which will be given to the Gospel Mission. Fans who bring a can of food will receive $2 off the price of admission.
Construction crews continue to work on the Florida Street widening project that includes adding turn lanes. The construction work is being done by Deming Excavating Inc. The City of Deming reminds motorists and pedestrians to follow safety procedures in the construction zone and be alert and use caution. The project is expected to be completed in mid-December.
Former Secretary of State Rebecca Vigil is applying to be appointed back to her old job.
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez`s office says she won`t call a special legislative session to fix the state`s noncompliance with the federal REAL ID Act.
Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced the launch of a mentorship program that pairs struggling teachers with their high-performing colleagues to provide additional support, professional development and an opportunity to grow in their field. This year, more than 170 teachers will participate in the program in Alamogordo, Belen, Farmington, and Peñasco school districts.