Eagle Scout Trevor Taylor stands in front of the Sagecrest Park Trail sign he created and unveiled Friday, Nov. 10, on North Roadrunner Parkway. To his left is his brother, Evan Taylor. Las Cruces nature photographer Frank Parrish donated some of his photographs for the sign, which provides pertinent information for hikers. BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTYRE

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Wake of the torpedo Las Crucen survived largest naval battle ever By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin Dwight Weir was 17 years old when he enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1943. During the next two years, he would serve on two battle cruises in the South Pacific, surviving enemy fire and three kamikaze attacks that killed many of his fellow sailors. And, Weir would participate in the largest naval battle in the history of the world. The story of Weir’s service in ...

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Natalia Grijalva represented her Girl Scout troupe Saturday morning, Oct. 28, with traditional sugar skull face paint for the annual NMSU Homecoming Parade. The procession down University Avenue was among numerous activities during Homecoming Week, which was capped that night by the NMSU-Arkansas State football game. For more parade photos, see page 29. For more on the game, see page 66, Sports. BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTYRE    

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Kendra Sandoval, 4, competed in the 3 to 4 age division dressed as a princess on a unicorn in the Mesilla Valley Mall Halloween costume contest Tuesday night inside the Mesilla Valley Mall.Kendra Sandoval, 4, competed in the 3 to 4 age division dressed as a princess on a unicorn in the Mesilla Valley Mall Halloween costume contest Tuesday night inside the Mesilla Valley Mall. Costume contest and trick-or-Treat took place during Little Monster ...

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lcbLas Cruces’ two oldest high schools resume their football rivalry Friday, Nov. 3. For more details and photos see Sports, page 62. BULLETIN PHOTOS BY STEVE MACINTYRE  

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Garrett_Lobby Billy G. Garrett, Doña Ana County Commissioner, is running for Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico in the 2018 Democratic Primary. Garrett will hold a press conference to talk about his campaign plans at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24 Mesilla Plaza. “I am proud to announce my candidacy in historic Mesilla, at the heart of Doña Ana County. New Mexicans are ready for a change that will lead our State into the future ...

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Happy Tails BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTYRE Volunteer Sheila Alberson puts Zena, a Yorkie Terrier, into a traveling unit for safe passage to Montana and Idaho on the “Dog is my Co-pilot” plane before sunrise Monday, Oct. 16, at Las Cruces International Airport. Mesilla Valley animal rescue groups took part in a program called “Tails to Freedom” that gives 60 needy animals a chance to find forever homes in various Western locales.    

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High School football Mayfield is set to snap the football against crosstown rival Centennial Friday, Oct. 13, at the Field of Dreams in a game won by Centennial 37-23. The Hawks improved to 4-4 with their third-straight win, while the Trojans fell to 1-6. Centennial faces another hot team in Las Cruces High School at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, at the Field of Dreams. The Bulldawgs are 6-1 after stuffing Carlsbad 45-6. ...

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