A Fourth to be reckoned with By Marissa Bond The Las Cruces Bulletin The Fourth of July is here, and the ways we celebrate the nation’s independence involve fire — sun, barbeque and fireworks. However, to make the proverbial prosaically literal, if you play with fire, you might get burned. Enjoy your Independence Day, but

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A Fourth to be reckoned with By Marissa Bond The Las Cruces Bulletin The Fourth of July is here, and the ways we celebrate the nation’s independence involve fire — sun, barbeque and fireworks. However, to make the proverbial prosaically literal, if you play with fire, you might get burned. Enjoy your Independence Day, but

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Cruces teenager snares silver medal By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin Her dad calls her “La Picosita” — The Feisty One — a perfect nickname for Las Cruces teenager Amy Salinas. The 14-year-old won a silver medal in the United States Boxing Junior Olympics June 8 to 13, in Charleston, W.V., where she represented the

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Music, parade and more this Fourth of July By Zak Hansen For the Las Cruces Bulletin The Mesilla Valley comes to life this weekend for Independence Day weekend with events all across town as we celebrate 239 years as a country, 103 years of statehood and 166 years as the township of Las Cruces. Festivities

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Contestants compete in the annual turtle races in Tortugas, Sunday, June 28. Las Cruces Bulletin photo by Steve MacIntyre

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Mayfield High School Assistant Principal Eric Fraass has been selected as Mayfield’s Principal, announced Las Cruces Public Schools Superintendent Stan Rounds. The appointment becomes effective July 1, 2015, upon the retirement of current Principal Jo Beth Hawk. “It’s an honor to be selected as principal of this great school,” Fraass said. “Mayfield has a long

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Toucan Market celebrates 10th anniversary Saturday By Alta LeCompte Las Cruces Bulletin For 10 years, an unlikely pairing of business partners has brought Las Crucens the special foods their diets require or their palates crave. Former newspaper executive Richard Cole and career grocer Bob Bauer will celebrate Saturday, June 27, doing what they do seven

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Legendary New Mexico State University basketball coach Lou Henson is in a Houston hospital after spending a week at the Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Ill. Henson, who is scheduled to be inducted into the National Collegiate Hall of Fame in November, is the winningest coach in NMSU and University of Illinois history. Henson, 83,

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