Editor’s note: This is the second of an 11-part series detailing Las Cruces Utilities’ 11-week Lush and Lean workshops educating citizens how to maintain a garden while being conscientious of water usage. Bill Lindemann holds up a Chinese (Napa) cabbage moments after he pulled it from the ground in his garden. Courtesy photo. By SUZANNE MICHAELS For ... CONTINUE
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By Courtney Lopez Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico Child hunger in New Mexico is a pressing issue and the daunting reality of this is that the faces of hunger aren’t easily identified. According to the United States Census Bureau, in Doña Ana County, more than 25 percent of the population is living in poverty. The poverty threshold for a family of four is an annual income of $24,600. One fourth of our county not only struggles to make ends meet but struggles ... CONTINUE
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Ags host Cajuns in homecoming clash BULLETIN REPORT The Aggies are hoping for some home cooking. New Mexico State University’s football team has given up 114 points in the past two games – a 62-42 loss at Kentucky and a 52-7 defeat to Troy. Now, with a homecoming crowd on hand, NMSU (1-3 overall, 0-1 Sun Belt) will tangle with Louisiana-Lafayette at 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1 in Aggie Memorial Stadium. ... CONTINUE
Dinner with DONALDSON Sam Donaldson, renowned reporter and news anchor for ABC News (1967-2013), was the keynote speaker at the annual awards banquet for New Mexico Press Women at La Posta de Mesilla Saturday, April 22. Donaldson was a White House correspondent for 13 years and a panelist and co-anchor of the network’s Sunday program, “This Week.” The banquet capped a two-day conference in Las Cruces exploring the topic, “Media Literacy in a Post-Truth Society.” BULLETIN PHOTOS BY ... CONTINUE