Bulletin photo by Billy Huntsman Derek, left, comforts his brother, John David, right, after a meltdown.Derek has high-functioning autism, while John David has low-functioning, and is nonverbal. Their mother, Donna Kulpa, is crowdfunding in order to get John David a service dog to help with his autism. John David Kulpa, 8, was playing soccer when he saw his father pull into the parking lot beside the field. This sight sent him ... CONTINUE
MVEDA promotes value to small business By ALTA LeCOMPTE Las Cruces Bulletin Although the Mesilla Valley Economic Development Alliance (MVEDA) keeps score by indicators such as the money invested and jobs created by companies it attracts to Doña Ana County, there are other statistics President and CEO Davin Lopez wants locals to appreciate. Hitting the highlights of MVEDA’s annual report for FY2016, ending June 30, 2016, Lopez told attendees at the MVEDA Business in the ... CONTINUE
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By MIKE COOK, Las Cruces Bulletin The conversion of Church and Water streets from one-way to two-way traffic has gotten off to a smooth start. The project began June 12, with about three-quarters to one mile of Church and Water (about 10 city blocks) between Lohman Avenue and Picacho Avenue to be re-configured. It also includes street resurfacing, new curbs and sidewalks, and utility upgrades for parts of both streets, as well as complete ... CONTINUE
Self-Defense for Women course at DACC Community Education A girl’s and women’s self-defense program to teach easy and practical techniques will take place three times this fall, starting Saturday, Oct 8. Women will learn additional skills that include awareness of surroundings, area, drawing attention, etc. The objectives of the course are to enhance one’s instincts as a first line of defense and the practice of easy and retainable techniques. Age 15 and ... CONTINUE
Bulletin Report The New Mexico State Senate voted 30 -10 to require that one of the five New Mexico State University (NMSU) regents have a degree or at least experience in agriculture. The bill requires that one of the five regents have a bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate in the fields of agriculture, agriculture systems management, animal science or a comparable discipline or at least four years of agricultural experience. It is sponsored by Sens. Cliff Pirtle (R-Roswell) and Pat Woods (R-Broadview). “Ag industry is a ... CONTINUE