Aggies ‘excited and ready to go’ By Krysta Quinonez Las Cruces Bulletin The New Mexico State University football team enters the 2015 season full of optimism. Head coach Doug Martin — whose team started fall practice Wednesday, Aug. 5 — said he is very pleased with how things look. “For the first time we look like a real college football team, both size and number wise,” said Martin, who is ...

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Celebrating the reds, whites and the blues By Zak Hansen Las Cruces Bulletin Since 2006, the Mesilla Valley Jazz and Blues Society (MVJBS) has been preserving and promoting those two most quintessentially American art forms – jazz and blues, both borne of musicians on U.S. soil before expatriating worldwide – in southern New Mexico, through both awarding musical scholarships to students and holding live music performances, including its monthly meeting/ concert and annual Mesilla ...

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The home is in the details By Marissa Bond The Las Cruces Bulletin Walking up to the front door of 445 Palmer Road, you know you are approaching a home that has been appreciated. Ivy clutches the corner of the house, framing the window and insinuating secrets, leading curious eyes past the weathered red gate into the courtyard. Tom Snavely, theatrical set designer and one of the ...

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‘Fear not’ BULLETIN PHOTO BY POLO ORTA Hours after two explosive devices were detonated at Calvary Baptist Church and Holy Cross Catholic Church in Las Cruces, members of Las Cruces clergy, including Rev. José Martin Alcántar, Parochial Vicar at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Rev. Jared Carson of Peace Lutheran Church, left, Monsignor John Anderson of Holy Cross, and Fr. Jim Lehman of Holy Family American National Catholic Church, join in prayer with members of the Las Cruces community ...

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City Councillor Miguel Silva to run for mayor By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin Miguel Silva hopes to be the next mayor of Las Cruces. After eight years on the Las Cruces City Council representing District 1, Silva has thrown his hat into the ring in this year’s mayoral election. Election day is Tuesday, Nov. 3. SILVA Current Mayor Ken Miyagishima was first elected in 2007, and was re-elected in 2011, but has not yet revealed whether he will seek a third term. Miyagishima ...

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DACC regains nursing accreditation By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin “We’re back in business,” New Mexico State University President Garrey Carruthers said Wednesday Aug. 5. Carruthers joined Doña Ana Community College President Renay Scott at a news conference to announce DACC’s associate nursing program has received initial national accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. DACC’s program lost accreditation in 2012. “This is a banner day for New ...

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miguel By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin Miguel Silva hopes to be the next mayor of Las Cruces. After eight years on the Las Cruces City Council representing District 1, Silva has thrown his hat into the ring in this year’s mayoral election. Election day is Tuesday, Nov. 3. Current Mayor Ken Miyagishima was first elected in 2007, and was re-elected in 2011, but has not yet revealed whether he will seek a third term. Miyagishima said he’ll make ...

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IMG_7540 Aaliyah Dominguez, 11, holds up signs Sunday morning at the corner of Alameda Boulevard and Ethel Avenue warning parishioners that mass at Holy Cross Catholic Church was cancelled in the wake of an explosion detonated in a trash can at the entrance of the church at approximately 8:30 a.m. Bulletin photo by Marissa Bond

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