Road closures associated with this year’s Las Cruces Country Music Festival begin at 7 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 18. Hadley Avenue from N. Hermosa Street to N. Walnut Street will be closed to through traffic until midnight on Sunday, Oct. 21. N. Hermosa will be used as a detour from 7 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 18 until 2 p.m. Friday, Oct.19. At 2 p.m., Friday, Oct.19, Hadley from N. Walnut to Solano Avenue ... CONTINUE
Mountain View Market Co+op’s weekly Thursday night $3 dinners are very popular events. Mountain View Market Co+op is looking for new members on its board of directors. “Our nine-member board is down to five members currently, one of whom is an interim appointment, so we have five open seats in the upcoming election,” said interim board President Chris Bardey, a Las Cruces artist ... CONTINUE
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Aggie cheerleader Haley Whitaker performs some balancing cheers with the help of fellow cheerleader Brandon Saenz Thursday night during Aggie Homecoming Week’s bonfire, held east of Aggie Memorial Stadium. The NMSU Aggies extinguished the Liberty Flames during its homecoming football game, defeating them 49-41 on Saturday, Oct. 6, at Aggie Memorial Stadium. PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTYRE CONTINUE
Barnett’s Harley Davidson decked out for the occasion. The 2018 Back the Blue Benefit Run took place Saturday, Oct. 6. The run was established to fund the JR Stewart 141 foundation which will help charities close to JR’s heart. JR Stewart was the retired police officer who was killed last November by the meth addicts who were driving down the wrong side of I-25, went off the freeway, ... CONTINUE
Bulletin Report The owner of a tobacco shop suspected of selling spice has been indicted on a felony count of distribution and the shop itself has shuttered its doors, according to a press release from the Las Cruces Police Department. Eduardo Daniel Diaz, 34, of the 1300 block of Witt Drive, is charged with one count of distribution of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoids, a fourth-degree felony. In January 2018, ... CONTINUE
Former Los Angeles Times photojournalist Don Bartletti will visit Las Cruces to document his long career on the U.S./Mexico border. This image is from his 2003 photo essay titled “Enrique’s Journey,” which won a Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography. See page 4. PHOTO COURTESY DON BARTLETTI CONTINUE