Theatre celebrates new decade on Main Street By Zak Hansen Las Cruces Bulletin For nearly 90 years, the Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main St., the epicenter of an increasingly populous and popular Downtown area, has entertained Las Cruces audiences with motion pictures and performances. However, just more 10 years ago, that legacy was in serious jeopardy. To celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the theater’s reopening after nearly a decade dark, the Doña Ana Arts ... CONTINUE
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Good, clean, dirty fun After diving for the ball, Mountain View Regional Medical Center nurse Heather Lugo closes her mouth as she splashes into the mud court Saturday, Sept. 12, at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum during the Mud Volleyball Tournament benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Las Cruces. For more photos, see Page A16. BULLETIN PHOTO BY CHRISTOPHER BELARDE CONTINUE
Cans to help the needy By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin “Can” is the pivotal word when you think about the can-do attitude at Las Cruces’ Casa de Peregrinos Emergency Food Program. Canstruction is an event scheduled for Friday, Oct. 2 to Sunday, Oct. 4 during the Southern New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo at the fairgrounds. Cans of food will be made into sculptures at the fairgrounds. All the ... CONTINUE
Students enjoy fruits of labor By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin La Semilla Food Center calls its new partnership with Las Cruces Public Schools and the Gadsden Independent School District the “Edible Education program.” With cooperation from La Semilla staff and teachers, administrators and staff from the schools, the program is allowing students to enjoy the fruits — and vegetables — of their labor. La Semilla staff is working helping with school ... CONTINUE