VOTE TODAY! The Las Cruces Public Schools bond issue is on the ballot today, Feb. 6. Polls are open until 7 p.m. Vote yes or no on whether to bond $50 million to help better equip Las Cruces Schools. A yes vote will not increase your taxes. Here are the voting locations: County government center, 845 N. Motel Blvd.; Desert Hills Elementary School, 280 N. Roadrunner Pkwy.; East Picacho Elementary School, 4450 N. Valley Drive; ... CONTINUE
Eagle Scout candidate Gunnar Smith completes his Eagle Scout project levelling concrete for the headstone of the late U.S. Army Private First Class Gordon Gary Freeman Saturday, Jan. 27, at the Masonic Cemetery. Eagle/Boy Scouts also initiated and installed headstones for indigents buried in infancy with crude signs. McCoy’s Building Supply donated concrete; Valley Pizza donated lunch. Boys poured the headstones in the morning, then cleaned the cemetery before installing the headstones after they set. BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTYRE CONTINUE
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Blessing of the animals Beatrice Potvin holds her dog Beau, 1, as father Gabriel Rochelle blesses him and other pets Saturday, Jan. 20, at St. Anthony of the Desert Orthodox Mission on North Alameda Boulevard. The annual ritual honors three saints: St. Seraphim of Sarov, St. Melangell of Wales and St. Anthony of the Desert. BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTYRE CONTINUE
IN REVERENCE Shirley Daniels and past president of Doña Ana County NAACP Lola Lestrick walk into the ballrooms of Hotel Encanto Monday morning, Jan. 15, for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Breakfast Celebration. More MLK Day photos and stories begin on page 10. BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTYRE CONTINUE
By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin Kelley Coffeen has literally created more than 1,000 recipes in her Las Cruces kitchen. She has published five cookbooks that reflect her love for the southern border and Mexican culture. “I love gifting others with the joy of food,” Coffeen said. Coffeen has teamed up with the American Diabetic Association (ADA) to release her sixth collection of recipes that feature Tex Mex, Mexican and Southwestern recipes that are low ... CONTINUE