By Brook Stockberger and Susie Ouderkirk If New Mexico Secretary of Education Hanna Skandera has her way, the five members of the Las Cruces Public Schools’ Board of Directors will have to go back to class themselves. Skandera, acting on what she called “a number of complaints,” recently sent a letter to the LCPS school board pointing out multiple times the secretary believes the board violated the Open Meetings Act and overstepped “the board’s authority” and operated in a manner “outside ... CONTINUE
Bulletin report Jack Eakman hopes to be the next City Councillor for District 4. Less than a week after Nathan Small said he would not seek a third term for the seat, Eakman sent out a release Monday, Aug. 24 to announce his candidacy. “Everywhere I look, I see opportunity and I want to be a part of realizing our great potential as a city,” Eakman said in a statement. Eakman reports ... CONTINUE
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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
Brook Stockberger Las Cruces Bulletin He tested me from the start. The first time I ever met Jim Bradley – sometime in mid October of 1996 – I found him in the north end zone of Aggie Memorial Stadium. (This was before the Field of Dreams when all Las Cruces prep home games were played at New Mexico State University.) Bradley was the head football coach at Mayfield High School and his Trojans had just dispatched of an opponent, I can’t remember which one, ... CONTINUE
By Chad Dare For the Bulletin Obviously, it’s a very sad time for Mayfield football, but it’s also a very sad time for high school football nationwide. It’s been more than 15 years since I’ve actually covered a Mayfield High School game, but in those years since I’ve left Las Cruces, there have been hundreds, if not thousands, of situations where something coach Bradley taught me has been helpful. I can still remember my first high school football season in Las Cruces. I ... CONTINUE