By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin Courtesy photo. Jack Nixon estimates he has called about 1,500 New Mexico State University Aggie basketball and football games – with a few baseball, softball and volleyball games thrown in – over the past four decades. Nixon, who turns 67 in March, has been the Voice of the Aggies for 37 of the past 41 years, giving Aggie Radio Network listeners a courtside or stadium seat at regular and post-season ... CONTINUE
Oñate, Cruces likely play for the district title by JEFF MATTHEWS For The Bulletin Some games, some years, just take on a life of their own. The annual Las Cruces-Oñate football game hasn’t always had the spotlight of this year’s highly anticipated matchup. The two teams are both 4-0 in district and meet at 7 p.m. Friday night at the Field of Dreams. With Oñate’s win over Hobbs and Las Cruces’ dismantling of Centennial, the ... CONTINUE
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Beloved Las Cruces icon Johnny Flores was feted on his 90th birthday Sunday, April 15, at Plaza de Las Cruces. Flores, a longtime street musician/guitarist at the Saturday farmers market, brings mariachi music to the Mesilla Valley in all its joyous and rueful forms – corridos, polkas, boleros and cumbias. Several years ago, the community pitched in to repair his crumbling home. Most recently, Flores has been battling cancer. Photos by Steve MacIntyre CONTINUE
Barnett’s Harley Davidson decked out for the occasion. The 2018 Back the Blue Benefit Run took place Saturday, Oct. 6. The run was established to fund the JR Stewart 141 foundation which will help charities close to JR’s heart. JR Stewart was the retired police officer who was killed last November by the meth addicts who were driving down the wrong side of I-25, went off the freeway, ... CONTINUE
Las Cruces Bulletin For seven years, the Artists of Picacho Hills — an artists’ association formed by a group of friends in 2008 which includes painters, sculptors, photographers, woodworkers, potters, jewelers, textile and multimedia artists and more — has been hosting its annual Art in the Garden tour, during which member artists display their finest wares in the beautiful gardens throughout the exclusive neighborhood located just west of Las Cruces. In its first ... CONTINUE