Siakam leads the way for Aggies Bulletin report Have you made it to an Aggie men’s game yet? If not, you’re missing something special. New Mexico State University sophomore forward Pascal Siakam is on a roll for the Aggies. The 6-9 native of Douala, Cameroon has three 30-point games this season with career-highs of 35 points against Robert Morris and Oral Roberts, and 30 points against Tennessee ...

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Las Cruces Bridal & Special Events Showcase set for Jan. 31 By Zak Hansen Las Cruces Bulletin If you’vegotawedding,aquinceañera, a sweet 16, a retirement party or any other special event on the horizon, the annual Las Cruces Bridal & Special Events Showcase packs everything you might need for your big day under one roof. Held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, at the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave., ...

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‘Theeb’ a stirring survival story of the highest order Review by Jeff Berg For the Las Cruces Bulletin In the Arabic language, “Theeb” means “wolf.” It is also the name of the young man and focal point of the strong Jordanian film “Theeb,” which features solid performances and amazing location shooting in Jordan. Theeb is the son of a sheikh who has recently died. He is now being brought up by his older brother, Hussein, ...

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State of the State With husband Chuck Franco listening, Gov. Susana Martinez delivers her 2016 State of the State address Tuesday, Jan. 19 in Santa Fe, signaling the beginning of the 30-day Legislative Session at the State Capitol in Santa Fe. To read excerpts from her address, see Page A3. To read the full address, go online to www.lascrucesbulletin.com. BULLETIN PHOTO BY RICHARD COLTHARP

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City remembers former councillor Silva died Sunday of apparent suicide By Mike Cook and Brook Stockberger Las Cruces Bulletin “He brought us laughter, he brought us joy, he brought us support in many, many activities,” Las Cruces community activist Irene Oliver-Lewis said in memory of the late Miguel G. Silva at the Tuesday, Jan. 19 Las Cruces City Council meeting. Silva, 55, died Sunday, Jan. 17 of an apparent ...

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Las Cruces has nearly 1,000 acres of parks Editor’s note: This is the first of a series of stories about city parks in Las Cruces. By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin We all know about Pioneer Women’s Park in downtown Las Cruces, Apodaca Park, Young Park, Veterans Memorial Park and a few other city parks in Las Cruces. But local residents might be surprised to learn there are 85 total parks and counting in the city — ...

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IMG_2999 Bulletin photo by Richard Coltharp As her husband Chuck Franco listens, Gov. Susana Martinez delivers the annual State of the State address before the New Mexico Legislature, Tuesday, Jan. 19. The following is the prepared text of the State of the State Address delivered by Governor Susana Martinez from the chamber of the New Mexico House of Representatives on January 19, 2016: Lieutenant Governor; Senate President Pro Tempore; Mr. Speaker; Democrat and Republican leaders; esteemed ...

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Johnson  010 Bulletin report Jill Johnson has had an up-and-down experience with the Doña Ana County Treasurer’s Office, and now she hopes to be elected to the top position there. Johnson, a former chief deputy treasurer, announced Wednesday, Jan. 20, that she will seek the office of Doña Ana County Treasurer this year. The current treasure is her former boss, David Gutierrez. Johnson, a Republican, started working for Doña Ana County in 2006 as the organization’s ...

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