The last time New Mexico State University appeared in a bowl game JFK had not yet been sworn into office and nobody outside of Liverpool or Hamburg had ever heard of the Beatles. Thanks to a victory over Idaho Nov. 25 engineered by backup quarterback Nick Jeanty (No. 12, pictured), the Aggies play for bowl eligibility Saturday, Dec. 2, in one of the biggest games in the school’s 100-plus-year football history. But, as Bulletin editor Marty Racine ... CONTINUE
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Eagle Scout Trevor Taylor stands in front of the Sagecrest Park Trail sign he created and unveiled Friday, Nov. 10, on North Roadrunner Parkway. To his left is his brother, Evan Taylor. Las Cruces nature photographer Frank Parrish donated some of his photographs for the sign, which provides pertinent information for hikers. BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTYRE CONTINUE
Wake of the torpedo Las Crucen survived largest naval battle ever By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin Dwight Weir was 17 years old when he enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1943. During the next two years, he would serve on two battle cruises in the South Pacific, surviving enemy fire and three kamikaze attacks that killed many of his fellow sailors. And, Weir would participate in the largest naval battle in the history of the world. The story of Weir’s service in ... CONTINUE
Natalia Grijalva represented her Girl Scout troupe Saturday morning, Oct. 28, with traditional sugar skull face paint for the annual NMSU Homecoming Parade. The procession down University Avenue was among numerous activities during Homecoming Week, which was capped that night by the NMSU-Arkansas State football game. For more parade photos, see page 29. For more on the game, see page 66, Sports. BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTYRE CONTINUE