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
Bulletin Report The Miss Las Cruces Scholarship Organization has a new director, and is gearing up for its annual pageant to be held at 5 p.m., March 18, at the ASNMSU Center for the Arts. The new local director is Brandi Holcomb, who teaches family and consumer science at Camino Real Middle School. Holcomb was Miss Otero County 2014 and competed in the 2015 Miss New Mexico Pageant, where she was a top-five competitor, said Miss New Mexico Scholarship Organization Executive Director ... CONTINUE
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For first time ever, votes can be cast on Memorial Day Bulletin report For the first time ever, the Doña Ana County Clerk’s office will be open on the Memorial Day holiday, Monday, May 30, so people can vote early in the 2016 primary election. Memorial Day voting will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the county government center, 845 N. Motel Blvd. “The election officials working the polls ... CONTINUE
FROM THE GROUND UP Building in the beauty begs a woman’s touch By Susie Ouderkirk Las Cruces Bulletin EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the seventh installment in a series that chronicles the building of a New Mexican home, from the ground up. This phase of the building of the “From the Ground Up” house could be called rough for a number of reasons. Contractor Daniel Kolson is in the middle of the “aboveground ... CONTINUE
Confusion clouds county code Ido not hold an advanced degree in public policy. Nor am I a builder or developer. I don’t hold a real estate license. I’m certainly not an attorney. So it’s no wonder I had trouble reading and understanding the 455page Unified Development Code (UDC) that’s being proposed for Doña Ana County. Of course, many of the landowners in our county are not experts either. The code, which ... CONTINUE