Undead overrun Main Street during sixth annual Zombie Walk By Zak Hansen Las Cruces Bulletin “They’re coming to get you, Barbara” – for the sixth year in a row. That’s right; thousands of moaning, groaning, gasping and grabbing zombies will once again descend on the heart – or is it brains? – of Downtown Las Cruces, shambling their way down Main Street as the outbreak begins with the sixth annual Zombie Walk, returning ...

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Ag great continues to support program By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin It’s hard to know if retired quarterback Charley Johnson had a bigger, more lasting impact at New Mexico State University or in the National Football League. Johnson, 76, who moved back to Las Cruces with his wife, Barbara, more than a decade ago, led the Aggies to their last undefeated season in 1960 (11-0), their second consecutive Sun Bowl victory and ...

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Ghosts of the Past brings New Mexico’s history to life By Craig Massey For the Las Cruces Bulletin Experience the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum at night as you time travel back in New Mexico history to meet historical ghosts during two exciting nights at the 11th-annual Ghosts of the Past event. The popular living history tours are 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 23-24, with new ...

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NMSU geology students take road trip to map state By Dana Beasley For the Las Cruces Bulletin Every other year, a group of 15 to 20 New Mexico State University geology undergraduates embark on a three-week expedition through time and space — geologically speaking, that is. To satisfy degree requirements, these students, mostly seniors, are given the opportunity to put their years of classroom education to use as they travel all over ...

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Mammogram: ‘It can save my life’ By Susie Ouderkirk The Las Cruces Bulletin I got a mammogram – my first ever. I should have done it sooner, I know. A mammogram can save my life. I believe in the procedure in theory, but I won’t lie – I was dreading it. However, Anita Rockett, the marketing director for Memorial Medical Center, suggested I take one for the team and have it done as ...

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Talking to strangers My parents owned a small luncheonette in New Jersey. This luncheonette was on the bottom floor of a 12-story building containing all sorts of businesses such as a computer school, and various professional offices. As a 9-year-old, I would sit at the old fashioned stools next to the soda fountain and since people knew that my mother and father were the owners, they would ask me questions about school and ...

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Laughin’ it up! Professional rodeo clown Relay, left, entertains guests at the 33rd annual Cowboys for Cancer Research Dinner, Dance and Silent Auction, Friday, Oct. 9 at the las Cruces Convention Center. The group raises money for cancer researchers at New Mexico State University and the University of New Mexico. To read more about C4CR and about NMSU’s Tough Enough to Wear Pink campaign, check out the Bulletin’s TETWP special section which publishes Tuesday, Oct. 20 and will be ...

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Hospital could help ‘mental health crisis’ By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin Doña Ana County Commissioner Wayne Hancock told a joint work session of the commission and the Las Cruces City Council Tuesday, Oct. 13, that a feasibility study is now under way to determine the cost, location, potential funding sources and other factors related to the possible construction of a mental health hospital in the county. Reports dating back as far ...

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