Wrestling was a main event at the inaugural Evening Market by the Farmers & Crafts Market of Las Cruces, held along Main Street Downtown from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 6. In this match, a wrestler who goes by the stage name of Chaos shows off his strength by holding JC Hendrix in an arm hold. LAS CRUCES BULLETIN PHOTO BY CHRISTOPHER BELARDE CONTINUE
Bulletin Staff Report Organizers of The Whole Enchilada Fiesta (TWEF) are calling it quits because of a lack of sponsorship to cover costs of putting on the fiesta, which began 35 years ago as a “block party for the city” on the former Downtown Mall, and grew into the one of the most popular fiestas in the country. A good part of that appeal was provided by Roberto Estrada, who each year supervised the making of the world’s largest ... CONTINUE
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Blazin’ Brewfest set to cool off Main Street Las Cruces Bulletin In its three years, the New Mexico Brewers Guild’s Blazin’ Brewfest, has grown leaps and bounds, from a modest, but raucous, gathering held at The Grapevine to a full-fledged festival at the heart of Las Cruces, and upon its return to Las Cruces this year — from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 2 — it comes to a Las Cruces changed. “Our whole thing has ... CONTINUE
New budget upsets sheriff Las Cruces Bulletin An early Doña Ana County budget proposal appears to not add money the sheriff’s department has asked for, which led to a meeting Tuesday, April 28, in which Sheriff Enrique “Kiki” Vigil and his supporters faced off with some county commissioners and administrators. The heart of the dispute stems from the commission earmarking a portion of its three-eighths of a percent gross receipts tax (GRT) to needs in the ... CONTINUE
Astronomy conference coming to Las Cruces Las Cruces Bulletin ALCON – the annual conference for the Astronomical League – will come to Las Cruces in early July, a first for an area with good dark skies and a rich astronomical history. That’s why Ron Kramer said he urged conference organizers to meet here after attending past conferences in large cities. ALCON has been held in more isolated locations in the past, but never in ... CONTINUE