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Salvation Army needs help to make holiday season bright for less fortunate

The Salvation Army Las Cruces invites one and all to join in the fun of many upcoming events to benefit those in need in our community. Truck or Treat event, 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 28. Event …

Sons of the American Revolution honor Burrell College student

Arts & Entertainment
Corrected clues for crossword puzzle for Oct. 15 issue
PITIFUL PANTRY PROBLEM ACROSS 1 Spot's threat 4 Bacteria-growing gel 8 Crevices 13 Having the most wisdom 19 Glasgow …
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Project in Motion offers ‘The-Air-ter’ season with workshops, live performances
Project in Motion (PIM), Las Cruces’ aerial dance company, will host workshops, climb times and live performances in October and …
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NMSU Theatre Department returns to live performances without a hitch
NMSU Theatre Department Head Wil Kilroy said he “heard no complaints” about Covid-19 during the department’s Sept. …
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Mesilla Valley book club hosts author of Hillerman biography
The Mesilla Valley/Southern New Mexico Book Club will host James McGrath Morris, author of “Tony Hillerman: A Life” for an …
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LCCT’s latest ‘Almost, Maine’ is a fabulous team effort from troupe
They say a great actor makes a great director. In the case of “Almost, Maine,” continuing for the next two weekends at Las …
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Local sports
High school football scores for Oct. 14-16

Thursday, October 14th  Centennial 42    Las Cruces 41 Friday, October 15th  Mayfield 51     Chaparral 0 Saturday, October 16th  Hobbs 56  …

NM State, Legacy Pecans team to create Pistol Pete's Pecans Over the last half-decade NM State has continuously been building up a collegiately-licensed collection of consumables.
Playing with matches: How match play can bring out the best in golf
In the wake of the blowout victory 19 to 9 (like 60 to 28 in football) by the American team over the Europeans in the Ryder Cup a few weeks ago, I thought it might be nice to discuss some of the elements of match play golf.
This week's high school football scores This week's high school football scores for October 7-9.
What 2020 Census Data Reveals about Household Demographics and Income

As a community, we have amazing groups of people rallying around our children to help them prepare for their futures. Educators, afterschool program facilitators, non-profit organizations, businesses providing internships to high-school students and numerous other big-hearted community members invest in this next generation to help them chart the course to a great life.

CARES Act grant to support construction of urgent care medical facility in Anthony U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.5 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the City of Anthony, New Mexico to support construction of an urgent care medical facility there.
Emerald Isle Boutique celebrates 40th anniversary “They know what I want to wear and they’re willing to go find it, and I love that,” a longtime customer of Emerald Isle Boutique said at the boutique’s 40th anniversary celebration Oct. 1 at Bite of Belgium. “It’s like having your own custom buyer,” she said.
Heath & Well Being
Connections to Hispanic culture are everywhere – just look around

Living right in the Borderland, we enjoy Mexican food any time of any day. We listen to Latinx music on the radio and watch Spanish language programming on TV. New Mexico is an officially designated bilingual state.

Jardin de los Niños gets grant to help families impacted by Covid

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) is contributing $100,000 as part of its Covid-19 Community Collaborative Grant Fund to address the immediate needs of New Mexicans impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, including $10,000 to Las Cruces-based Jardin de los Niños program for children and families struggling with homelessness.

Keeping the oceans safe U.S. Navy Lt. j.g. Dominic Galaz of Las Cruces records information in the pilothouse aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89), Sept. 9, 2021.
Las Cruces native serves with one of the Navy’s newest tilt-rotor aircraft squadrons Airman Apprentice Jonathan Ruiz, a native of Las Cruces, serves the U.S. Navy as a member of Fleet Logistics Multi-Mission Squadron (VRM) 30 in San Diego.
City allocates $3.75 million for new food rescue program warehouse The Las Cruces City Council unanimously approved an allocation of $3.75 million from the city’s Telshor Facility Fund (TFF) to pay for renovations to a new Casa de Peregrinos (CdP) food rescue warehouse just north of the Mesilla Valley Community of Hope (MVCH) campus, 999 W. Amador Ave.
In the past
Longtime Las Cruces resident wants to give back on city council “This city has given me everything and it’s time for me to give back,” said David Telford, who is making his first bid for elective office in his campaign for Las Cruces City Council District 5.
Supporting local veterans Sisbarro Buick-GMC of Las Cruces hosted its semi-annual Veterans Appreciation Breakfast Sept. 25.
Indoor mask requirement extended to Nov. 12 SANTA FE -- The statewide requirement that face masks be worn in all indoor public spaces, with only limited exceptions and regardless of vaccination status, will be extended, the Office of Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced Friday.
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