Las Cruces Bulletin Two explosions shut down two different churches in Las Cruces Sunday morning, Aug. 2. An explosion took place at Calvary Baptist Church at 1800 S Locust St., about 8 a.m. and nearly a half an hour later an explosion took place across town at Holy Cross Catholic Church at 1327 N Miranda St. Both churches were evacuated and police report there were no injuries. Both Locust and Miranda Streets were close. Resident ... CONTINUE
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By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin Apodaca Park, 801 E. Madrid Ave., is a total of 25 acres and utterly distinct in the Las Cruces landscape because of its huge chief sculpture. It’s also home to the Las Cruces Vaqueros baseball team. The eight-acre ball park that covers nearly onethird of total park space was acquired by the city in 1953, said city Parks and ... CONTINUE
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By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin When Si Italian Bistro closed its doors Oct. 31, it was not the end for Sweet Indulgence Bakery. Marybeth Higgins and her daughter, Meagan Higgins, are reopening Indulgence Bakery & Café later this month at 2265 S. Main St. in the Monte Vista Plaza, in the building where L & L Steakhouse, Smoky Dick’s and, later, Sheba Grill were located. “We really love serving the community and that’s why we went forward with this,” Meagan said. Indulgence will ... CONTINUE
Historic haven From right, Pastor Rickey Taylor watches as Jovonne Gooden and Marcia Boyer unveil a plaque commemorating the chapel as listed on the National Register of Historic Places in front of Phillips Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Las Cruces on Saturday, July 9. Gooden and Boyer are the great-granddaughters of the church’s founder Clarence Fielder. Also pictured, from left, are Mary Jane Garcia, former New Mexico senator, and Elodia Garcia. The original Adobe chapel build in 1911 ... CONTINUE
Bulletin report Due to loss of air conditioning in the building, Municipal Court in Las Cruces will close at 10 a.m. today. Temperatures inside the building are between 85 and 90 degrees and could rise as the day progresses, according to a press release from the City of Las Cruces. All hearings set for this afternoon will be rescheduled. Efforts to restore the air conditioning are underway and it is hoped that the court can reopen tomorrow. Individuals needing to pay are encouraged ... CONTINUE