Service through training, access Crossroads Acupuncture offers affordable care and support to providers By Craig Massey For the Las Cruces Bulletin Whether it’s using acupuncture to relieve pain, seek behavioral health solutions or provide a venue to promote artists, Crossroads Community Supported Healthcare is about serving people. Established three years ago by Ryan Bemis, the nonprofit organization does business as Crossroads Acupuncture at its clinic at 130 S. Main Street. Bemis moved to Las Cruces ...

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Young riders saddle up for Doña Ana County 4-H rodeo By Jocelyn N. Apodaca For the Las Cruces Bulletin The Doña Ana County 4-H Rodeo, held at 8 a.m., Saturday and Sunday, July 11-12 at the Southern NM State Fairgrounds, draws in youth from throughout the state. 8 a.m. The rodeo is open to 4-H members and is free for spectators. “Sanctioned 4-H rodeos provide a venue for exhibiting the skills ...

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Starlight Children’s Theatre Co. presents ‘Iolanthe’ By Zak Hansen Las Cruces Bulletin Opening Friday, July 10, Las Cruces’ own Starlight Children’s Theatre Company will present six performances of the beloved Gilbert and Sullivan musical comedy “Iolanthe, or The Peer and the Peri,” to further its mission: to educate children in a safe, secure environment while cultivating literacy, a love of theatre and an understanding of history, geography, culture and community. In ...

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0710Homes01 By Marissa Bond The Las Cruces Bulletin The percussive fireworks ringing in the summer have exhaled into smoke, and the bright, dogstar days have settled in. Despite the heat, the season brings a gravel- hunger for traveling and being outside. In southern New Mexico, residents and visitors don’t have to travel far to be able to appreciate sleeping in the great outdoors. Even with only a weekend or a single night, the Mesilla ...

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Miller-Byrnes-Melissa By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin City of Las Cruces Presiding Municipal Judge Melissa Miller-Byrnes said she will not seek re-election in the November election after 16 years of service. After serving 10 years as assistant city attorney, Miller-Byrnes was first elected presiding municipal judge in November 1999 in a four-candidate race in which she was the only female. Miller-Byrnes was re-elected in 2003, defeating former Assistant City Attorney Richard Jacquez, who is now a Dona ...

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Refuse Truck Death pic LCPD Photo Las Cruces Police are investigating the death of a 61-year-old man whose body was found in a city refuse truck the morning of Thursday, July 9. Police were called to an area behind the Lowe’s supermarket, at 1404 Missouri Ave., shortly after 10:30 a.m. There, officers located the man’s body in the garbage truck hopper where solid waste is held for transport to a transfer station. The man appeared ...

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Garcia-Post 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 ...

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Service Dog (cover) photo By Marissa Bond The Las Cruces Bulletin It is her grin that leaps out from the fliers – broad, infectious, a 10-year-old’s embrace of the world. Mia Binns’ smile is part of her request, searching out from frill-edged pages tacked to bulletin boards, for help from the community, from those who know her and those who do not. Mia has autism spectrum disorder, and is raising funds for a service dog specially ...

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