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Los Lunas Valencia County News Newspaper Archives Dec 13 1973, Page 1

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Los Lunas Valencia County News (Newspaper) - December 13, 1973, Los Lunas, New Mexico Incorporation petitions started Carlers rehearse for the annual pageant to be presented at los Lunas Hospital and training school dec. 18-19. They Are Sam Smith Carter Fleming Gilbert Sanchez and Judy Lassiter. The youngsters will be presenting the Christmas Story and other Holiday skits. Their own Christmas Story is on Page 3.chavez plans Barbecue state sen. Tibo Chavez of Belen is inviting All his friends and neighbors in Valencia county to attend a Public Barbecue sunday at the state fair grounds horse Arena in Albuquerque where he w ill formally announce his candidacy for governor. The Barbecue will be from 1-4 . Chavez Senate majority Leader said a the people of Valencia county have been Good to me they have placed their Trust and Confidence in me Over a period of 19 years that i have represented my District in the state Senate of new Mexico. A i particularly invited the people of Valencia county to be at my Side As i make the announcement for the office of governor. In a sense. I feel it will be our joint announcement to the rest of the at a Community meeting tuesday night some Bosque farms residents signed petitions seeking incorporation while others feeling the facts and figures presented were a too vague Quot declined. The area being considered for incorporation is the original Bosque farms Grant bounded on the East and North by Isleta Pueblo lands and on the West by the Rio Grande. Extending from the River the Southern Boundary goes to a Southwest Point on chug Hole Lane and then diagonally in a woman Dies of Burns tragedy struck the Valencia county sheriffs dept for the second time in a week monday when mrs. Billy Aragon wife of the night radio operator in los Lunas died of Burns. Mrs. Aragon had been burning weeds around her Home when her clothing caught fire. She was rushed to Bernalillo county medical Center where she died. Funeral services Are pending. Last week Deputy Wayne Thigpen or. Died of accidental gunshot wounds. Thigpen was in his patrol car and apparently was putting Down his riot gun when it acc Dently fired striking him in the left Side of the face. Northeastern direction joining the Isleta land. It comprises about 2,400. If 200 Bosque farms residents sign the petitions which ask the county commission to incorporate the area As a municipality the commission after certifying the petitions must Call for an election on the question of incorporating. Task forces tuesday said they were not Able to get All the figures relating to Revenue assessed valuation and population. Bob Fisher said several committee members had gone to Santa be seeking some of the information. Gary Thompson acting As Moderator for the meeting pointed out that Revenue would include Gross receipts tax and motor vehicle gasoline and cigarette taxes which Are levied by the state and a portion returned to incorporated municipalities. There would also be a portion of property and Malorum taxes. In addition a municipality May by ordinance impose occupational taxes liquor establishment taxes and could impose fees for services rendered. In answer to the question. A what is the main advantage of incorporation Jim Jaramillo member of the Middle Rio Grande Council of governments said a you have to ask yourselves what your goals Are. What specific ones do you want in order to control land use and to provide facilities. Ask How you arrive at these goals. One opinion is to continued on Page to Runnels Aid in la Friday u. S. Congressman Harold Runnels administrative aide Toby Michael will be in los Lunas from 1 30-4 30 Friday at the courthouse to talk with constituents. Anyone having any matters they wish brought to the attention of the congressman or having any problems with any Federal Agency is invited to meet with Michael to discuss matters. Congressman Runnels urges people in the area to take advantage of this service. Energy crisis Hasni to dismayed these women All Cooks at los Lunas Grade school who figured out one Way to keep warm. Francesca Nancy left eyes the a Bobby boxers a Mary Lou Hayden Teresa Tapia Aurora Somera. Lucy Cordova Mela Perea and Sophia Artiaga. One of them quipped a next i tuesday s Cowboy Day

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