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Las Cruces Bulletin newspaper


Top Stories for Friday, April 11th, 2014:


Horse N Hound Feed N Supply owner Curtis Creighton helps his 2-year­old daughter, Bentlee, hold a chick. Horse N Hound will hold its annual Purina Chick Days Thursday through Saturday, April 17-19. See story on page A26.

Las Cruces Bulletin photo by Beth Sitzler


By Todd G. Dickson

Las Cruces Bulletin

As the series of Great Conversations wrapped up this week, two proposals are being brought forth for raising the minimum wage in Las Cruces.

At the City Council meeting Monday, April 7, Bernie Digman, owner of Milagro Co e y Expresso, and Vince Vacarro, owner of Lorenzo’s restaurant, said local businesses – especially those in restaurants, are willing to accept raising theminimum wage to $8.50 with future increase guided by a capped...

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By Todd G. Dickson

Las Cruces Bulletin

During a visit to her hometown of Las Cruces, Gov. Susana Martinez made appearances to talk about wildre prevention and about funding for water system improvements.

At both appearances, Martinez emphasized the impact prolonged drought has had on New Mexico.

During a press conference Tuesday, April 8, to announce $4.25 million in capital outlay for the City of Las Cruces water utilities, Martinez said...

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By Jeff Matthews

For the Las Cruces Bulletin

Baseball can be a strange game.

Two big innings featured all the scoring in a high school baseball game at the Field of Dreams between the Mayfield High School Trojans and Las Cruces High School Bulldawgs Tuesday, April 8.

Las Cruces and Mayfield each only scored in just one inning, but Mayfield’s inning was a little bigger. The Trojans took a 4-3 win in the first...

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By Alta LeCompte

Las Cruces Bulletin

While waiting for Richard McDonald of the New Mexico Game and Fish Department to begin his talk Friday, April 4, at the Conlee Elementary School Career Day, fourth-graders Olivia Guerrero and Julianni Murphy summed up the day’s presentations.

The girls agreed their favorites were Brian Acee of the FBI SWAT team and Leopoldo Terrazas of the Border Patrol.

“He gave a lot of details about his job and how hard it is,” Murphy said of...

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By Zak Hansen

Las Cruces Bulletin

The 19th annual Springfest celebration returns from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Young Park, 1905 Nevada Ave.

Sponsored by Bravo Mic Communications – parent company to 101 Gold, Magic 105, The Rocket 95.5 and KOBE 1450 – along with the City of Las Cruces and El Paso Electric Co. and aided by a bevy of volunteers from New Mexico State University and the community at large, Springfest 2014 features an entire afternoon’s worth of...


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