Gov. Susana Martinez is scheduled to sign the $295 million capital outlay bill and the announce new road funding for Santa Teresa, at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 17 in Santa Teresa. The event will take place at TE Connectivity’s distribution center in the Santa Teresa Airport Park. State lawmakers returned to Santa Fe Monday, June 8, for a four-hour special session to pass the bill and a package of tax incentives. Months of negotiations between legislative leaders and Martinez made the quick special ... CONTINUE
By Brook Stockberger Las Cruces Bulletin About 200 students from Kindergarten to eighth grade will start their school year Wednesday, July 15 at the J. Paul Taylor Academy at 3900 Del Rey Blvd. Students and family members are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch – along with an ice cream social – to celebrate the beginning of another academic year and to meet the school’s new administrator/principal: Aine Garcia-Post. She officially started her job July 1 ... CONTINUE
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The Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department has seized approximately 100 pigs, piglets, ducks, chickens, goats and dogs in an ongoing investigation of animal cruelty south of Las Cruces. Several Doña Ana County Animal Control Officers assisted with executing a search warrant in the 1100 block of Carver Road Tuesday afternoon. After several hours spent on the property, eight goats were seized, along with nine dogs, two cats, 16 ducks, a chicken, a rooster and nearly 70 pigs and piglets. While deputies, animal ... CONTINUE
By Krysta Quinonez Las Cruces Bulletin Kameron Miller, senior quarterback at Las Cruces High School and son of head coach Jim Miller, is ready to enjoy his last season with the Bulldawgs. “I love being a ‘Dawg and I love my team,” he said. “The coaching staff is great and everyone gets along. We’re all brothers. We’re one heartbeat.” The Bulldawgs, who finished 6-6 last year including a 1-1 record in the state ... 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 ... CONTINUE