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
By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin City Manager Stuart Ed initiated the Economic Development Department. Courtesy photo. “Our recruitment for the position was very successful,” City Manager Stuart Ed said about the hiring of a director for the city’s newly expanded Economic Development Department (EDD). “I’m pleased to report to you that all of the finalists are local,” he said. “The successful candidate will know our community, ... CONTINUE
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Bulletin report Las Cruces Public Schools will name a new permanent superintendent on Thursday, Nov. 3, interim Superintendent Steven Sanchez said a joint meeting between the LCPS Board of Education and the Las Cruces City Council. The announcement will be at 4 p.m. in the board room of the LCPS administration building, 505 S. Main St., Suite 249, Loretto Towne Centre, Sanchez said. The three finalists for the position are Dr. Gregory Ewing of Marietta, Georgia; Dr. Gregory Rodriguez of Huntsville, Texas; and ... CONTINUE
Bulletin Staff Report Regular season Western Athletic Conference title? Check. WAC tournament championship? Check. Invitation to NCAA Softball Championship tourney? Check. The New Mexico State University softball team has checked off a variety of goals so far this season. Next on the list is success in the NCAA Tournament and even a shot at the national championship. The Aggies have already won a school-record 46 games this season and hopes add more, starting Friday, May 15 with a ... CONTINUE
By Marissa Bond The Las Cruces Bulletin The percussive fireworks ringing in the summer have exhaled into smoke, and the bright, dogstar days have settled in. Despite the heat, the season brings a gravel- hunger for traveling and being outside. In southern New Mexico, residents and visitors don’t have to travel far to be able to appreciate sleeping in the great outdoors. Even with only a weekend or a single night, the Mesilla ... CONTINUE