Beloved Las Cruces icon Johnny Flores was feted on his 90th birthday Sunday, April 15, at Plaza de Las Cruces. Flores, a longtime street musician/guitarist at the Saturday farmers market, brings mariachi music to the Mesilla Valley in all its joyous and rueful forms – corridos, polkas, boleros and cumbias. Several years ago, the community pitched in to repair his crumbling home. Most recently, Flores has been battling cancer. Photos by Steve MacIntyre CONTINUE
As a precautionary measure, Vista Middle School, Columbia Elementary School and Doña Ana Elementary School were put into shelter-in-place while the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office responded to a situation in the area. There was no direct or immediate threat to any of the schools. The shelter-in-place status was lifted approximately 11:30 a.m. For further information contact the Las Cruces Public Schools at 575-674-1241 or visit the website at lcps.k12.nm.us for updates. CONTINUE
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Catch this flick today through tomorrow, April 12 at Fountain Theater, 2469 Calle De Guadalupe. Admission Prices: Regular $7; Matinees $6; Members $5; Seniors over 60, Military, and Students with ID $6; Wednesdays $5. Grade: A Photo courtesy of imdb.comCoping mechanisms for the three junior officers in the dugout are just ... CONTINUE
By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels For the Bulletin Myths can create a dense fog around truth. With China’s “National Sword” action, overnight the nation now refuses to accept low-quality and dirty recyclables. That’s turned recycling across the globe on its ear. The action forces everyone to clean up their recycling to produce quality material, and that results in fast-approaching recycling changes. This is the time to remember why our city has chosen to be “green,” and time to bust some of the ... CONTINUE