Bulletin Report A New Mexico grade school built during the Jim Crow years was listed in the National Register of Historic Places during Black History Month, the New Mexico Historic Preservation Division announced on Feb. 28. The Paul Laurence Dunbar Elementary School in Vado near the Mexico border was built in 1926, the same year the precursor of Black History Month was established as the second week of February in recognition of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. The school in Vado was built during a ... CONTINUE
Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagishima and his wife, Rosie, check out the results of the city’s municipal election Tuesday, Nov. 3 at Los Compas restaurant on Compress Drive were he gathered with supporters. Miyagishima was re-elected. By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin For a year with no statewide elections, 2015 was pretty busy politically for New Mexico and Las Cruces. We got a new secretary of state, a new state representative and a new state ... CONTINUE
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Southern New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo rides again By Zak Hansen Las Cruces Bulletin From its humble beginnings as a small livestock show and rodeo held on the New Mexico State University campus to its current status as one of the Land of Enchantment’s premier annual events, the Southern New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo has become an institution over its 49 years, bringing together people near and far for five days of fun. This year, ... CONTINUE
Cybill Shepherd Matallana RJ Mitte Pam Grier The 2018 Las Cruces International Film Festival (LCIFF) will screen outstanding films and welcome major celebrities, including television and movie actors Cybill Shepherd and Pam Grier, and actor, producer and model, RJ Mitte. Shepherd starred in the late-1980 television series “Moonlighting” opposite Bruce Willis and in her own situation comedy, “Cybill” in ... CONTINUE
Latinas in Leadership conference highlights a universal message BY SUSIE OUDERKIRK LAS CRUCES BULLETIN Conferences of all shapes and sizes, representing all sorts of groups, are prolific in the U.S., but there is one right here in Las Cruces that is far more timely and important than the organizers even know. The Latinas in Leadership Conference, which made its debut Sept. 16, spotlights the accomplishments of Latina women in our community and presents a ... CONTINUE