Police arrested a man suspected of snatching a purse from a 60-year-old woman outside a Las Cruces Walgreens store. Richard Gerald Kimpel III, 19, of the 2200 block of Stone Pine Drive, is charged with a third-degree felony count of robbery. At about 7 p.m. on Monday, March 26, Las Cruces police were dispatched to the report of a strong-arm robbery that occurred outside the Walgreens store at 1256 El ... CONTINUE
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Campbell Insurance runs on tradition, technology By ALTA LeCOMPTE Las Cruces Bulletin A family business that thrives for 70 years through good times and bad must have stories to tell. Such a business is Pat Campbell Insurance. Pat Campbell founded the business in 1946 in an office he shared with an attorney in the Masonic Temple building. In 1968, Jack Hixon joined the business. He became Campbell’s partner when the agency incorporated ... CONTINUE
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Beatin’ the heat Kylee J. Sullivan, 7, eats ice cream she just made during the 13th-Annual Ice Cream Sunday at the The New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces on Sunday, July 17. Visitors to the museum’s Ice Cream Sunday event got to make their own ice cream using a plastic bag or rolling tin cans with ice and rock salt inside them. See more photos on Page A19. PHOTO BY KIRSTINA SANGSAHACHART CONTINUE
A nice society without punching As a youngster, I had hopes for when I grew up that technology would help America become a better place to live. It was standard dinner table conversation to talk about the advances of technology. Why, we even had a telephone. That was something that my grandparents never had on the ranch. When I was seven we were at my grandparent’s ranch and witnessed the first object sent ... CONTINUE
Bear in the Air Smokey Bear gets in a few hops across the dunes despite some wind challenges Sunday, Sept. 18, at the White Sands National Monument. More than 2,000 people showed up to see a variety of different balloonists take to the air in the 25th annual White Sands International Balloon Invitational. In addition to New Mexico, there were pilots and balloons from Arizona, Texas, Florida and Missouri. BULLETIN PHOTO BY ELVA K. ÖSTERREICH ... CONTINUE