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
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
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Should city spend millions on new pool? By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin The Las Cruces City Council held a marathon work session Monday, Aug. 24, as the members discussed construction of a new competitive- size community swimming pool, the city’s draft arroyo management plan and how to spend about $12 million in hold harmless gross receipts funds for economic development. Community pool There was a presentation by City Parks and Recreation ... CONTINUE
By Las Cruces Bulletin Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of profiles telling the stories of stroke survivors throughout May, which is National Stroke Awareness Month. “I was conducting a seminar at my Lodge and – the light just turned out,” Sidney Goddard said. “By that I don’t mean I fell down or anything, I just don’t remember what happened.” Goddard experienced a severe hemorrhagic stroke in December of 2013. He does not remember most ... CONTINUE
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