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Billy G. Garrett, Doña Ana County Commissioner, is running for Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico in the 2018 Democratic Primary. Garrett will hold a press conference to talk about his campaign plans at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24 Mesilla Plaza. “I am proud to announce my candidacy in historic Mesilla, at the heart of Doña Ana County. New Mexicans are ready for a change that will lead our State into the future ... CONTINUE
Happy Tails BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTYRE Volunteer Sheila Alberson puts Zena, a Yorkie Terrier, into a traveling unit for safe passage to Montana and Idaho on the “Dog is my Co-pilot” plane before sunrise Monday, Oct. 16, at Las Cruces International Airport. Mesilla Valley animal rescue groups took part in a program called “Tails to Freedom” that gives 60 needy animals a chance to find forever homes in various Western locales. CONTINUE
Mayfield is set to snap the football against crosstown rival Centennial Friday, Oct. 13, at the Field of Dreams in a game won by Centennial 37-23. The Hawks improved to 4-4 with their third-straight win, while the Trojans fell to 1-6. Centennial faces another hot team in Las Cruces High School at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, at the Field of Dreams. The Bulldawgs are 6-1 after stuffing Carlsbad 45-6. ... CONTINUE
DAWN RIDERS From left, Gabe Rochelle, George Pearson, Ashleigh Curry and Audra Yerxa meet at the Las Cruces Railroad Museum early Monday, Oct. 9, for the “Share the Road Las Cruces Visibility Ride,” sponsored by Velo Cruces (“the voice of the cycling community”) to promote safety and awareness among motorists and bicyclists on Las Cruces roadways. BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTYRE CONTINUE
Alexia Hoffman greets her brother Van Hoffman, 11, before the start of play at the 4th annual Special Olympics Golf tournament at Sonoma Ranch Golf Course Saturday, Sept. 30. The four-player scramble benefited Special Olympics New Mexico and athletes with intellectual disabilities in Las Cruces, with entry fees of $100 per person, $400 per team and sponsorship options. Funds raised allow Special Olympians to travel and compete in state competitions throughout the year, giving them “opportunities to ... CONTINUE
A Boer goat peers through his fence Tuesday evening, Sept. 26, as participants began unloading their livestock at the Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds. The fair concludes Sunday afternoon at 12125 Robert Larson Blvd., about 15 miles west of Las Cruces via I-10. BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTYRE Access the fair calendar at lascrucesbulletin.com. CONTINUE