Bulletin Report A discussion of Across America on an Emigrant Train, written by Jim Murphy, will be held at the Rail Readers Book Club on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 11 a.m. In 1879, Robert Louis Stevenson needed to travel from Scotland to California. As a young author, he had limited funds and thus chose to travel on emigrant trains. This account of his travel describes the adversities and deprivations he and his fellow travelers experienced as they endured the searing summer heat ... CONTINUE
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City council hires new city manager BULLETIN REPORT By a unanimous vote on Monday, Oct. 3, the Las Cruces City Council approved the hiring of Stuart Ed as the new Las Cruces city manager. Ed (rhymes with “deed”) was president/ CEO of Goodwill Industries of El Paso until July of this year, according to the City of Las Cruces. Since leaving that position, he has served as a consultant to the El Paso Independent School ... CONTINUE
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By Tracy Roy Las Cruces Bulletin The Republication Party of Doña Ana County (DARP) announced Tuesday, Aug. 15, that Victor Contreras will serve as interim chairman until a committee can convene to elect a new chairperson. Former chairman Roman Jimenez resigned this week after backlash over a post made on the DARP Facebook page. Jimenez criticized “leftist protestors” in a post over the weekend, who scuffled with white nationalist and white supremacy groups marching against a proposal to remove a statue of Gen. ... CONTINUE
Former U.S. Sen. says treat mental illness like all other illnesses By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin As a long-time advocate for people who suffer from mental illness, former U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M., helped to “make life a little bit easier for those who are on the margins of life, particularly those suffering from brain illness,” said former U.S. Representative Patrick Kennedy, D-Rhode Island on Thursday afternoon, Sept. 15, as he closed the ... CONTINUE
Mesilla to host first pecan festival By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin The Town of Mesilla is hoping 5,000 to 8,000 people will attend its first ever Pecan Festival, which will be held Friday through Sunday, Oct. 7 through 9 in Las Cruces and Mesilla. The event, which is sponsored by the Town of Mesilla and Legacy Pecans, begins on Friday, Oct. 7 at Pecan Grill and Brewery, 500 S. Telshor Blvd., with an evening of ... CONTINUE