Players arrive for 40th North-South baseball classic Senior high school baseball players around New Mexico will participate in the 40th Annual Bob Ogas North-South All-Star Baseball Classic, Friday, June 12 and Saturday, June 13 at Apodaca Park, at 2300 N. Solano Drive. First pitch for the opener is 7:30 p.m. while a double-header will start at noon Saturday. For many players this will be the last chance of showcasing their skills and ... CONTINUE
Kids Night Out offers evening of family fun By Zak Hansen Las Cruces Bulletin It’s no question in recent years that Las Cruces’ newly revitalized Main Street Downtown has been the epicenter of some of the city’s best up-and-coming events and festivals. From the flair of the New Years’ Eve Chile Drop, which drew attention from residents and national news sources alike, to the fear and fun of each Halloween’s Zombie Walk, from the spice of fall’s ... CONTINUE
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Insects could affect crop production For the Las Cruces Bulletin Entomologists at New Mexico State University are warning growers of the possibility of finding new invasive insect pests in New Mexico affecting numerous crops including alfalfa hay, sorghum and a number of vegetables and fruits. “It’s a continual struggle,” said Jane Pierce, NMSU Extension entomologist. “We try to intercept them before they get into the U.S., then before they get into New Mexico, but insects are often ... CONTINUE
By Las Cruces Bulletin Ben Woods is about to retire. Don’t expect the departing special assistant to New Mexico State University President Garrey Carruthers, though, to just spend lazy days fishing or lounging on his couch watching TV. Woods, 62, may be ending his career in the academic setting, but he plans to stay busy. Sure, he’s going to use his new-found downtime to visit grand kids in California and his recently married daughter in Dallas. And while ... CONTINUE