Bulletin Report Dion’s 23rd location, and second Las Cruces location, is scheduled to open Monday, March 13, 2017. The store is located at the intersection of El Paseo and Idaho, near Las Cruces High School, and is bringing in more than 70 new jobs. “We are excited to have a location more accessible to those living on the west side of Las Cruces,” said Mark Herman, Dion’s CEO. “Residents will be able to enjoy favorites ... CONTINUE
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Self-Defense for Women course at DACC Community Education A girl’s and women’s self-defense program to teach easy and practical techniques will take place three times this fall, starting Saturday, Oct 8. Women will learn additional skills that include awareness of surroundings, area, drawing attention, etc. The objectives of the course are to enhance one’s instincts as a first line of defense and the practice of easy and retainable techniques. Age 15 and ... CONTINUE
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Bulletin report Las Cruces Public Schools named Dr. Gregory Ewing of Marietta, Georgia as the next superintendent for the district, on Thursday, Nov. 3. He is currently the chief accountability and research officer at the Cobb County School District, for which he has worked about 30 years. In May, Ewing was named a top Hispanic school administrator in the nation by the Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents; he was recognized as the Hispanic-Serving ... CONTINUE
Back by Noon Hike explores medicinal flora of Dripping Springs Join the Southwest Environmental Center for an adventure into the world of medicinal plants with herbalist Deborah Brandt, owner of From the Ground Up at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct.1 at Dripping Springs Natural Area, 15000 Dripping Springs Road. Brandt will describe the diverse healing properties of the area’s desert flora on an amble up the trail into a lush canyon in the Organ Mountains- Desert ... CONTINUE
Cross words over crosswords Our readers prefer more challenging puzzles When we changed our newspaper’s format, beginning with the Aug. 19 issue, I was curious and concerned about our readers’ response. Overwhelmingly, however, the feedback has been very positive. Almost unanimously, people have told me they like the shorter tabloid format. The brighter paper makes the color pop, I’ve been told a number of times. However, one camp has been ... CONTINUE