Bulletin report Many dream of representing their country, but very few get the opportunity to do so on the world’s biggest stage. For New Mexico State University swimmer Jannah Sonnenschein, that dream became reality when the sophomore was chosen to represent Mozambique in the 31st Olympiads held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Originally from Amsterdam, Netherlands, Sonnenschein moved to Mozambique at an early age and has since competed for the Mozambican youth ... CONTINUE
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Bulletin Report A New Mexico grade school built during the Jim Crow years was listed in the National Register of Historic Places during Black History Month, the New Mexico Historic Preservation Division announced on Feb. 28. The Paul Laurence Dunbar Elementary School in Vado near the Mexico border was built in 1926, the same year the precursor of Black History Month was established as the second week of February in recognition of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. The school in Vado was built during a ... CONTINUE
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By Susie Ouderkirk On Tuesday, Feb. 2, voters in Las Cruces will be asked to go to the polls to decide on the outcome of a mill levy that, in a nutshell, will continue a tax to repair, maintain and renovate schools in Las Cruces. Las Cruces Public School Superintendent Stan Rounds, in a recorded message, explained this mill levy already exists, and, if approved by voters, will continue to fund “repairs, maintenance, and renovations for all Las Cruces public schools.” Referred to ... CONTINUE
The body of a 28-year-old Las Cruces man missing since April 17 was located and positively identified as that of Jesse Robert Garcia. Garcia’s body was located May 31 in an undeveloped desert area east of Las Cruces. The body, unidentifiable at the time, was located by a hiker who reported the finding to law enforcement. The remains were sent to the medical investigator’s office for positive identification which was made ... CONTINUE