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Reward offered for information on critically injured man

The man found critically injured last week on west Madrid Avenue has died and Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a $2,000 reward for information that helps identify the person or persons responsible for his death.

Camp Hope Build Day

Arts & Entertainment
Theatre company has auditions for ‘Tartuffe’
Doña Ana Repertory Theatre (DART) will hold auditions for its upcoming production of “Tartuffe” 6-8 p.m. Monday and …
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National search underway for new symphony director
The Las Cruces Symphony Association (LCSA) is conducting a national search for the next director of the Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra …
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‘Time and Chance’: redemption on the big stage
As a playwright, Las Cruces’ Mark Medoff was known for anti-heroes and strong women. In a way, Rio Grande Theatre’s …
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Hollywood filmmaker sets the scene in Las Cruces
“We love Las Cruces,” a long-time Hollywood producer and director said in late October as he worked on the set of …
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Steve Martin digitizes the subtle tones of history
Steven Martin fell in love with photography when he was 13 and has been actively focused on it since. “I always hope for …
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Local sports
NMSU and UDA announce developmental men’s soccer program

New Mexico State University and University Degrees Abroad have agreed to establish a developmental men’s soccer program at the university and to begin recruiting local, state, regional and international players to take part. NMSU will be home to the first UDA soccer program in the U.S.

The second season Mayfield High School dropped another close one in their storied rivalry to their crosstown rivals, Las Cruces High, last weekend – but apart from bragging rights, which will admittedly carry another 12 months, that hardly mattered when the sun rose on a new day.
High-flying Hawks Centennial, Las Cruces and Mayfield high schools are undefeated against non-conference foes after the first two weekends of prep football. Oñate is winless (see standings). These are scenes from Centennial’s 55-0 tromping of Albuquerque West Mesa Aug. 30 at the Field of Dreams.
Former world champion Austin Trout teaches boxing class for Parkinson's patients LAS CRUCES - Las Crucens living with Parkinson’s disease are making strides in their mental and physical health through a local boxing class taught by former super welterweight world champion …
Seniors chase cash and fame under the Golden Dome
Just a couple of weeks ago the 40th U.S. Senior Open was held at the Warren Golf Course on the campus of the University of Notre Dame, in South Bend, Indiana. It is literally on the campus, …
Business
Brothers use love of art, design to start new clothing line

For brothers Justin and Cameron Vigil, the business they recently started combines their love of art and drawing, graphic design, having their own clothing line and being their own bosses.

NM Vintage Wines expands venue, keeps intimate feel LAS CRUCES - If you haven’t been to NM Vintage Wines in Mesilla lately, you might be surprised by their recently expanded patio area. With an additional 200 square feet, the new outdoor …
Firehouse Mobile Wood Fired Pizza in Las Cruces gets new owners LAS CRUCES - The former owners of Firehouse Mobile Wood Fired Pizza, a popular staple of the Farmers & Crafts Market of Las Cruces, have decided to pass on the torch to someone else. Jeremiah …
Obituaries
ROBERT ANDREW CHAVEZ

Robert Andrew Chavez was born and raised in Carrizozo, New Mexico on May 17, 1947 to Ramon B. Chavez and Mary D. Warner.

JOHN WALTER SCHUSTER

JOHN WALTER SCHUSTER, a kind and gentle person, a volunteer, supporter of the arts community, and a longtime resident of Las Cruces, passed away peacefully, surrounded by friends and family, on July …

SARITA BACA BARRIOS

Sarita Baca Barrios, age 87, of Las Cruces passed from this life on Monday, July 22, 2019 at La Posada – Mesilla Valley Hospice surrounded by her loving family. 

ADALBERTO ROMERO

Adalberto Romero, age 98, of Las Cruces passed away peacefully at home on Friday, July 19, 2019 where he was surrounded by family after a short illness.

EDMUNDO “THE WORLD” LUCERO JR

Edmundo "The World" Ludero Jr. , age 60, lifelong resident of Las Cruces passed away Friday, July 19, 2019 at La Posada - Mesilla Valley Hospice surrounded by his loved ones.

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News
Election 2019 It took nine rounds, but in the end, the defending champion was still standing, as incumbent Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagishima was re-elected to an unprecedented fourth-consecutive term in the city’s first ranked-choice vote.
Helping those in need during the 2019 holidays "At this festive season of the year, Mr. Scrooge, it is more than usually desirable that we should make some slight provision for the Poor and Destitute, who suffer greatly at the present time. Many thousands are in want of common necessaries; hundreds of thousands are in want of common comforts, sir… We choose this time, because it is a time, of all others, when Want is keenly felt, and Abundance rejoices. What shall I put you down for?" – Charles Dickens, “A Christmas Carol” (Dec. 19, 1843)
Las Cruces Police Dept. audit For the period of July 1-Dec. 31, 2018, 18 total cases of wrongful conduct of officers and employees of the Las Cruces Police Department received full investigations, a City of Las Cruces consultant told the city council at its Monday, Oct. 28, work session.
In the past
Free Glow Sticks Available Thursday for Trick-or-Treaters LAS CRUCES - As part of an effort to ensure that children have a safe Halloween, Las Cruces firefighters will be offering free glow sticks on Thursday for kids who will be trick-or-treating. The …
Missing Las Cruces boys may be with father Police are asking for the public’s help locating two young Las Cruces brothers who were taken by their father and have not been seen since Oct. 8.
Zombie walk, other activities highlighted Saturday in Las Cruces The City of Las Cruces and Las Cruces Downtown Partnership invited the community to celebrate Halloween early at Spooky Downtown, Oct. 26, a whole day of Halloween fun for ghouls of all ages.
Letters to the Editor
Letters to the editor Political correctness, make is simple, strongarm tactics, moral compasses, a life for a life and blame the president, all addressed by our readers this week.
Protests were not about WWII To the editor: In his latest opinion entertainment piece [Bulletin, June 28], Baxter Black asks why Londoners protested President Trump on the 75th anniversary of D-Day, and why Britons dislike …
Popular vote disenfranchises New Mexico To the editor: I’m going to get right to the point, if you’re a NM voter then you’ve been disenfranchised. How? The recent NM Legislature passed House Bill 55, Agreement to Elect President …
First-rate response To the editor: Thank you, Mayor Miyagishima and the Las Cruces City Council, for the first-rate handling of the current asylum seekers situation in our city. It is the first duty of any government …
Conduct independent investigation To the editor: Open letter to the Board of the Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley: I have been told that ASCMV releases sick kittens to other organizations for care/foster. I have also been …
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