Bulletin report Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Oscar Cantú as the Coadjutor Bishop of San Jose, California, according to a press release from Diocese of Las Cruces. Cantú will succeed the present bishop of San Jose, Most Reverend Patrick McGrath, upon his retirement. A Mass of Welcome is scheduled for Bishop Cantú on Friday, Sept. 28, in San Jose. Bishop Cantú remains the bishop of Las Cruces until that date. “From my ... CONTINUE
Helping hand Vietnam Veteran Lawrence Orvis, Chaplain at Post 10, shares a moment with Kamila Miranda, 7, Sunday morning at the Walmart on Rinconada Boulevard during a non-perishable food drive benefiting Casa de Peregrinos. The drive was sponsored by Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 431, Las Cruces. See page 26 for a July 26 ceremony in Albuquerque for Vietnam veterans. BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTYRE CONTINUE
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Bulletin file photo BULLETIN REPORT There are fireworks, sure, but the July 4 holiday offers other opportunities to celebrate the nation’s independence. Tuesday, July 3 • 7:30 p.m.: Electric 5K & One-mile Fun Run; race starts at Meerscheidt Recreation Center, 1600 E. Hadley Ave. Visit www.lascrucesrunningclub.com. • 9 p.m.: The Electric Light Parade; Solano Avenue (Begins at Apodaca Park, 801 E. Madrid Ave., south on Solano Avenue, east on Hadley Avenue, ends at Maag Softball Complex.) ... CONTINUE
Ohio State University’s Dylan Steinhilber works on his team’s 30K rocket Friday, June 22, at Spaceport America during the second annual Spaceport America Cup, headquartered in Las Cruces. The vertical launch competition, sponsored by the Experimental Sounding Rocket Association, attracted 133 teams of student rocketeers from across the U.S. and 11 countries. BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTYRE CONTINUE
Courtesy photoBarbara Hubbard Bulletin Report “Illuminate the Sky” is the theme for the City’s 2018 Fourth of July Electric Light Parade, according to a press release from the City of Las Cruces. The parade will be led this year by the brightest luminary of all, Barbara Hubbard (more widely known as “Mother Hubbard”), as official Parade Marshal. The Electric Light Parade begins at 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 3 at Apodaca Park, 801 ... CONTINUE