Editor’s note: The following is a letter from Las Cruces Public Schools Superintendent Gregory Ewing, sent on the afternoon of Friday, Feb. 23, to parents and the community, which addresses fresh concerns over school safety. Below is the full text of the letter. Dear Parents, Recent events in our state and nation have raised concerns about the safety of students at school. In the past few days, isolated threats on social media have led to increased worry in our community. I wish ... CONTINUE
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Bulletin Report The Bureau of Land Management is planning a prescribed burn at the Dripping Springs Natural Area near Las Cruces on March 6, according to a press release from the organization. Weather permitting, the burn will be conducted in the morning. Smoke will be highly visible to the City of Las Cruces and the surrounding communities. The Dripping Springs Trail, which begins at the visitor center and heads up to the historic Van Patten Mountain Camp and meets a portion of Crawford ... CONTINUE
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Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Jamar Cotton handcuffs newlyweds Paul Maxwell and Janis Paul to symbolize their commitment in a lighthearted nod to Valentine’s Day. Third Judicial District Judge Mary Rosner presided over 20 marriages in the rotunda of the Doña Ana County Government Center Feb. 14, during which Cotton and his wife, Barbara, also renewed their vows. “We appreciate Judge Rosner coming here to do this great event for us,” said Doña Ana County Manager ... CONTINUE
Houston, we have a donation Barbara Hubbard shows volunteers where donations should be placed during a clothing drive held at the Pan American Center on the New Mexico State University campus Wednesday, Aug. 30. All donations will be given to the American Red Cross to aid victims of Hurricane Harvey, which slammed the Houston area Aug. 25. See page 4 for more about Las Cruces organizations pitching in for the cause. BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTYRE ... CONTINUE
BULLETIN REPORT Red Hawk Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that helps identify the person or persons who burglarized the pro shop Sunday evening at the Red Hawk Golf Club. Shortly after 9 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 25, someone broke through the front door of the pro shop at Red Hawk, entered the building and stole several thousand dollars worth of merchandise. The stolen merchandise included clubs and putters from several top manufacturers including Callaway, Cleveland and ... CONTINUE