By Brook Stockberger Las Cruces Bulletin I own a Confederate flag. One of the famous Stars and Bars that is in the midst of such controversy. I also own a United States flag. I love history and used to live in Gettysburg, Pa. – where I went to graduate school – and the Civil War period is my favorite time to read about, watch television shows about, talk and debate with people about, etc. So I own a Confederate flag because I love history. My ...

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By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin The $36 million-first phase of the renovation of Las Cruces High School, 1755 El Paseo Road, is nearing completion. General contractors Wooten Sundt of Las Cruces began construction in June 2013 and the anticipated completion date is the middle of August, Las Cruces Public Schools Director of Construction Gloria Martinez said. Phase I work has included building new classrooms across El Paseo Road from the school, along with a gateway connector (footbridge) across El Paseo Road and ...

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missing mug shot By Zak Hansen Las Cruces Bulletin The family of a Las Cruces woman who went missing while hiking in Arizona more than a month ago has turned to the community for help. Janet Castrejon, 44, went missing from Rustler Park Campground in Coronado National Forest, located in Arizona’s Chiricahua Mountains, Friday, June 19, while hiking with her parents for a Father’s Day outing. Castrejon suffers from partial blindness and short-term memory loss, ...

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FAIR 2 Bulletin photo by Steve MacIntyre Las Cruces residents Jessica Quirico and her daughter Natalie Quirico, 8, enjoy the Sizzler ride Wednesday Wednesday, Sept. 30 during the first day of the Southern New Mexico State Fair. With more than 35,000 attendees expected, the fair continues until Sunday, Oct. 4 at the fairgrounds west of Las Cruces. The hours are 9 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday, Oct. 2-3, and 9 a.m. to 6 ...

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Celebrating 25 years of nation’s Americans with Disabilities Act By Marissa Bond The Las Cruces Bulletin On July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law by President George H. W. Bush, prohibiting discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodation, communications and governmental activities. Over the past four years, the Doña Ana ADA Committee has held a celebration commemorating the event. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the signing, and committee members hope to ...

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Gimme Shelter Acoustic concert series to benefit St. Andrew’s Hospitality House By Marissa Bond The Las Cruces Bulletin Not all visitors to Las Cruces come in the happy flush of guest and traveler. For some people, it is cold circumstance bringing them to our sunwarm valley. Unpleasant events demand energy and resources, and sometimes, there is not enough of either. St. Andrew’s Hospitality House, a non-denominational guest house being built by ...

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Raising six figures Mayfield High School football coach Jim Bradley of Mayfield holds a check for $306,000 along with Mayfield Booster Club Treasurer Brenda Folkman and Mayfield Booster Club President Alicia Swinson Friday, July 10 at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum. The money came from the 2015 Burger Time All Activities High School Golf Tournament which raises money for Las Cruces high schools. BULLETIN PHOTO BY CHRISTOPHER BELARDE    

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Company is expected to create 100 jobs By Brook Stockberger Las Cruces Bulletin Dumitiru Popescu spent about 24 hours on planes and in airports on his way from Romania to Las Cruces. He said the trip was well worth all the time being spent in a flying tube with wings. In fact, flying tubes with wings — an oversimplification of course — are the main reason he left Eastern Europe for the desert ...

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