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Los Lunas Valencia County News Newspaper Archives Feb 8 1973, Page 1

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Los Lunas Valencia County News (Newspaper) - February 8, 1973, Los Lunas, New Mexico A Valencia county volume to number 37 los Lunas . 87031 24 pages february 8, 1973luna, Sanchez win Board election Bond Issue approved incumbents won school Board elections in los Lunas and Belen and Hub City voters approved the $1,250,000 Bond Issue by a 372 vote margin. In los Lunas Fred Luna Defeated Nino Trujillo by 203 votes gaining the largest number of votes 247 from the los Lunas precinct. His total vote was 828. Trujillo took the Bosque farms precinct 202-96 and had a total of 625. Neither total includes Absentee ballots which had been impounded on a petition by Luna. Only 18 ballots were involved. In Belen Gillie Sanchez won the election by a wide margin with a total of 1,340. Nineteen year old Richard smrt was the next highest with 397. . Garcia had 292 and Larry August 46. August s name was on the ballot but he had announced before the election he was not seeking the office. The Belen Bond election was approved 1,143-771. Unofficial returns showed the Adelino Jarales and precinct 21 Tafoya s grocery were against the Issue by a Small margin. The building program proposed includes a $250,000 addition to the Junior High gym six classrooms for los Chavez Grade school a High school vocational shop a school lunch facility and classrooms at Jaramillo school $35,000 Worth of furniture and equipment and continued on Page 3 commission concerned about Leo future county governments May be handling their own anti poverty programs but May have technical assistance from the state Fred Winkleman Leo representative told Valencia county commissioners monday. Concerned about the Fate of Leo programs because of cutbacks in the presidents 1974 budget commissioners asked Leo officials to bring them up to Date on future funding. Winkleman on loan to the state from the National Leo staff noted that 24 per cent of the population in new Mexico is living in poverty. A we feel something certainly needs to be done in this state to see to the welfare of these people a he said. A somebody is going to have to be concerned in the Rural communities. He said the new budget has no funds for Leo after june 30, but that some of the programs can be funded through Hud and hew. A we have tried to get Cap to work with Public officials so they would be aware of what a going on. So they could pick up what a left and work with it Winkleman said. A Many things Cap has done have been unpalatable to Public officials. We have tried to get them to reverse that trend Quot he told commissioners there Are still a number of sources for funding if they wanted to have their own Community Agency. Commission chairman John Berman Sanchez asked about special Revenue sharing. Winkleman said the president has been trying to get Congress to pass a special Revenue sharing Bill. A it seems to be a Little chess game. Because the new allotments did not set aside anything for human resource Type programs Congress May balk Quot he said. He said some states have come up with state plans for administering poverty programs. A they have tried to encourage the state legislature to do something about Larry Martinez regional Leo official said the state planning office could provide training and technical assistance in drawing up plans for Community programs. Sanchez told Winkleman the commission would be looking at it closely and a will be calling on Elbert Davis chairman of the East Valencia county water users and hoc committee asked the commission for assistance in getting a study Grant for a water and sewer system for the Lakeview acres and Sun Valley Homes continued on Page 4 Sally Ann Milavec left the 1973 los Lunas Junior miss received the coveted miss congeniality award and was named first runner up in the state Junior miss pageant in Santa be. With miss Milavec daughter of or. And mrs. Joe Milavec of Bosque farms Are from left. Sherry Boulware of Albuquerque the 1973 new Mexico Junior miss Lillian Rhee of Espanola Kelli rustler of Raton and the 1972 Junior miss Debbie Berridge. Photo by Richard Riley Bob Foster Light heavyweight Champion signs his autograph for by the Rio Grande youth care Center and the los Lunas communities trophy winning boxers and fans at the los Lunas matches sponsored Jaycees. A news photo

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