Legendary New Mexico State University basketball coach Lou Henson is in a Houston hospital after spending a week at the Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Ill. Henson, who is scheduled to be inducted into the National Collegiate Hall of Fame in November, is the winningest coach in NMSU and University of Illinois history. Henson, 83, and his wife, Mary, have homes in both Illinois and southern New Mexico. In the past he has ... CONTINUE
As temperatures rise and summer truly begins in the Mesilla Valley, two Las Cruces theater companies – No Strings Theatre Company and Las Cruces Community Theatre – are ready to open the curtains on their summer productions, providing a great way to beat the doldrums of the summer months. Opening Friday, June 5, at the Black Box Theatre is a family-friendly production of the classic tale “Arabian Nights,” running for nine performances over three weeks, closing Sunday, June ... CONTINUE
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By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin Apodaca Park, 801 E. Madrid Ave., is a total of 25 acres and utterly distinct in the Las Cruces landscape because of its huge chief sculpture. It’s also home to the Las Cruces Vaqueros baseball team. The eight-acre ball park that covers nearly onethird of total park space was acquired by the city in 1953, said city Parks and ... CONTINUE
Earth builders utilize desert soil to create lasting homes By Marissa Bond The Las Cruces Bulletin Editor’s note: This article is from the Life is Good in Las Cruces Community Guide, which is now available. The high desert vastness, patched green only by lowcrouched shrubs and spindling cacti, seems as unlikely a place to find the materials to build a home as an ocean. The Earthbuilder’s Guild sees promise, however, in the sun-baked ... CONTINUE
The 2017 Southern New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo Court, crowned in August, includes, back row left to right, Fair ... CONTINUE