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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Scott Krahling is the new county clerk Bulletin report There’ll soon be a new look at 845 N. Motel Blvd. The Doña Ana County Government Center will see three new faces on the county commission, a new person in the treasurer’s top chair as well as at the head of the county clerk’s office after the Tuesday, Nov. 8 election. All the victors are Democrats. So while Ramon Gonzalez won an unopposed election for the County Commission ... CONTINUE
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Something to cheer about The Centennial High cheer squad performs the routine that won the NMAA State Spirit Championship in Class 5A cheerleading on Saturday, April 2, at The Pit in Albuquerque. All the Las Cruces squads performed well. Las Cruces, Oñate and Mayfield all brought home trophies in the Class 6A division, co-ed category. Las Cruces took first place while Oñate finished second and Mayfield snared third place. PHOTO BY ROBERTO E. ROSALES, ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL CONTINUE
Bulletin Report The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) New Mexico District Office has announced the 20 small businesses, champions and lenders named 2018 SBA New Mexico Small Business Week Award Winners. Debbi Moore, president and CEO of the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce was winner of the New Mexico Legacy Award. She was the lone Las Cruces-area recipient. No one from Las Cruces won in 2017. Since 1963, National Small Business Week has been set ... CONTINUE
Las Cruces police continue to ask for the public’s help locating a teenage boy who is considered a runaway and has not been seen by family since Feb. 19. Andres Martinez, 14, was last seen at his home, on the 1500 block of Foster Road, at about 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 19. Martinez is enrolled at Lynn Middle School but has not been in class since mid-February. He ... CONTINUE