Roofing company donates repairs to Gospel Rescue Mission The employees, volunteers and patrons of the Las Cruces Gospel Rescue Mission will stay snug as a bug in a rug this winter, thanks to the donation of roofing supplies and labor by New Mexico contractor RoofCARE through its Roof Angel Project. The donation is the fourth of its kind provided by Roof-CARE and APOC, a national roofing material manufacturer. This annual event brought in workers ...

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Cruces eateries offer romantic meals As For the Love of Art Month marches on, the weather continues to warm and cupid strings his bow, sights trained, this Valentine’s Day weekend, love is in the air in Las Cruces. Unsure of what to do for your sweetheart? Don’t wait until two days before. Since you did, though, we’re here to help, running down what to do for the one you love. ...

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Hawks overcome adversity, fall just short of title By Christophe Chino Las Cruces Bulletin The Centennial High School Hawks football team created surprise after surprise during the first four years of its existence, just falling short of pulling in the ultimate prize of a state championship Saturday, Dec. 5. Centennial lost 42-34 in the Class 5A title showdown. Hawks head coach Damien Ocampo said when he took the position at the ...

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Celebrate a border-cultural Christmas with ‘Feliz Navidad!’ By Zak Hansen Las Cruces Bulletin This weekend, celebrate a border-centric Christmas with “Feliz Navidad – Christmas in Song and Dance,” a collaborative holiday program between the Doña Ana Arts Council and the newly formed Bellas Artes Sin Fronteras – Fine Artists without Borders – focused on the cultural Christmas traditions of the region. With two performances – 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, ...

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Navy chooses Nevada over Las Cruces for flight training By Alta LeCompte Las Cruces Bulletin The outlook for winter 2016 is quiet skies over Las Cruces. Navy flyers from Corpus Christi will not be training here from January to March as they sometimes do, Lt. Liz Feaster of the Navy public information office said Dec. 1. Feaster said Training Wing Four will winter in Nevada. Student aviators and their instructors, ...

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Bulletin report What started with the arrest of the director of the Doña Ana County Detention Center for fraud transformed into a tug of war about who actually controls the jail. More clarification could come Friday, Dec. 18 in a 4 p.m. hearing before Third Judicial District Court Judge Manuel Arrieta. On Tuesday, Dec. 8, the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s office arrested Christopher Barela, the detention center’s director, and Sheriff Enrique Vigil took control of the center. Later in the day, though, after the ...

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Football teams honor lost coach By Susie Ouderkirk Las Cruce Bulletin All of southern New Mexico honored Coach Roger Grays on Saturday, Dec. 5 in a very real way. The Organ mountains stood strong, ornamented with a lush skirt of green, a testament to the abundant summer rain. The sky was that glorious (exclusively) New Mexican blue, and the Field of Dreams was a cross hatch of emerald and white. The stadium was blanketed ...

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Winter Wonderland A lone cyclist cruises through the uncharacteristic Las Cruces winter weather near the New Mexico State University campus Saturday, Dec. 26. See more Las Cruces snow photos on pages A12-13. PHOTO BY CHRISTOPHER BELARDE

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