The Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department has seized approximately 100 pigs, piglets, ducks, chickens, goats and dogs in an ongoing investigation of animal cruelty south of Las Cruces. Several Doña Ana County Animal Control Officers assisted with executing a search warrant in the 1100 block of Carver Road Tuesday afternoon. After several hours spent on the property, eight goats were seized, along with nine dogs, two cats, 16 ducks, a chicken, a rooster and nearly 70 pigs and piglets. While deputies, animal ...

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Gov. Susana Martinez is scheduled to sign the $295 million capital outlay bill and the announce new road funding for Santa Teresa, at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 17 in Santa Teresa. The event will take place at TE Connectivity’s distribution center in the Santa Teresa Airport Park. State lawmakers returned to Santa Fe Monday, June 8, for a four-hour special session to pass the bill and a package of tax incentives. Months of negotiations between legislative leaders and Martinez made the quick special ...

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A new $100,000 federal grant will help New Mexico State University’s entrepreneurship incubator, Arrowhead Center, build greater participation in two federal programs that fund collaborative efforts between researchers and small companies working to take new technologies to market. Arrowhead Center was one of just 20 universities and organizations nationwide to receive the grant this year from the U.S. Small Business Assistance Federal and State Technology, or FAST, Partnership Program. FAST improves participation of small businesses in federal Small Business Innovation Research ...

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No more teachers, no more books, but still chances for fun and learning Bulletin Staff Report Schools may be out for the summer, but it doesn’t mean there’s a lack of things for children to do in Las Cruces and Doña Ana County. No matter your child’s interests, there are abundant activities to provide a perfect remedy to the common childhood summer complaint of, “I’m bored.” Athletic and Energetic A great ...

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

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Players arrive for 40th North-South baseball classic Senior high school baseball players around New Mexico will participate in the 40th Annual Bob Ogas North-South All-Star Baseball Classic, Friday, June 12 and Saturday, June 13 at Apodaca Park, at 2300 N. Solano Drive. First pitch for the opener is 7:30 p.m. while a double-header will start at noon Saturday. For many players this will be the last chance of showcasing their skills and ...

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MAINSTREET ON Caesar Perez spins a flaming dragon staff at the Farmers & Crafts Market of Las Cruces for its monthly evening market Downtown Wednesday, June 10. LAS CRUCES BULLETIN PHOTO BY CHRISTOPHER BELARDE  

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Kids Night Out offers evening of family fun By Zak Hansen Las Cruces Bulletin It’s no question in recent years that Las Cruces’ newly revitalized Main Street Downtown has been the epicenter of some of the city’s best up-and-coming events and festivals. From the flair of the New Years’ Eve Chile Drop, which drew attention from residents and national news sources alike, to the fear and fun of each Halloween’s Zombie Walk, from the spice of fall’s ...

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