By Marissa Bond The Las Cruces Bulletin It is her grin that leaps out from the fliers – broad, infectious, a 10-year-old’s embrace of the world. Mia Binns’ smile is part of her request, searching out from frill-edged pages tacked to bulletin boards, for help from the community, from those who know her and those who do not. Mia has autism spectrum disorder, and is raising funds for a service dog specially ... CONTINUE
Local actress, teacher helps police officers deal with crisis intervention By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin One of the biggest challenges law enforcement officials may face on any given day on the job is dealing with a person who is mentally ill or in emotional crisis. In addition to the 40 hours of crisis intervention training they receive as recruits at the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy, nearly three-quarters of Las Cruces ... 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
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
The 2017 Southern New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo Court, crowned in August, includes, back row left to right, Fair ... CONTINUE