The 2017 Southern New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo Court, crowned in August, includes, back row left to right, Fair Princess Faith Perrault, Fair Queen Jaylynn Benitez, Rodeo Queen Alyssa Marable and Rodeo Princess Sophia Moreno; front row, Fair Peewee Princess Madeline Frietze, Fair Junior Princess Hannah Perrault and Rodeo Junior Princess Ellie Powell.The 2017 Southern New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo Court, crowned in August, includes, back row left to right, Fair ...

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A rope for hope John Hudgens and his horse Crotch Rocket, 16, competed in the #10 division of the 35th annual Cowboys for Cancer Research team roping event, Sept. 16-17 at the Southern New Mexico Fairgrounds. The event precedes the organization’s 35th annual dinner, dance and silent auction fundraiser Oct. 6 at the Las Cruces Convention Center. The fundraiser is open to the public, with open seating single tickets $100 each. Tables for 10 are $1,200. To reserve, ...

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Birthdays are endings and beginnings, a reason to look back and forward. I recently turned 39 for the eighteenth time, celebrating another successful year of not dying, and I thought I’d add up my life. Literally. 33.3 billion miles traveled around the sun. I can’t take credit for this one. Gravity and Newton’s laws of planetary motion were in charge, but I never once asked the planet to stop so I could get off and use the restroom. Phil Wilke CONTINUE

The Big Event LOGO 2 The Big Event is really … a big event! The second annual celebration of southern New Mexico food and traditions benefits local cancer patients and their families. The four-day Big Event – also known as La Gran Fiesta – will be Thursday-Sunday, Sept. 21-24 in various locations around Las Cruces. Most events will be on the Plaza de Las Cruces downtown. The itinerary (see sidebar) includes a golf tournament, parade, the ...

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By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin Editor’s note: The review in the Sept. 15 print edition of the Bulletin should have said the restaurant is open every day from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. You know how you find yourself moaning a bit because the food you’re eating is so good? Then you remember that you’re in a restaurant, and you look around to make sure no one heard you? The newly opened Dragonfly Restaurant at the corner of Main Street and ...</p>
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The City of Las Cruces law enforcement honor guard fires a three-volley shttp://lascrucesbulletin.com/site/wp-content/uploads/sites/46/2017/09/911-10.jpgalute during the Patriot Day ceremony. The City of Las Cruces law enforcement honor guard fires a three-volley salute during the Patriot Day ceremony. The City of Las Cruces’ Patriot Day Ceremony was held Monday morning, Sept. 11, at Veterans Memorial Park. The event included a flag-raising ceremony (with the flag then lowered to half-staff), the laying of the wreath, a three-volley ...

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NMSU photo Former U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici, shown here speaking at the Domenici Public Policy Conference at New Mexico State University in 2009.NMSU photoFormer U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici, shown here speaking at the Domenici Public Policy Conference at New Mexico State University in 2009. nmpolitics.net Report Pete Domenici, a Republican who served New Mexico in the U.S. Senate from 1973-2009, has died, the Albuquerque Journal is reporting. Domenici was 85. His death was confirmed to the ...

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James Carville and author Kristen Soltis Anderson in a discussion about the 2016 presidential election with NMSU Chancellor Garrey Carruthers. (Bulletin Photo by Mike Cook)James Carville and author Kristen Soltis Anderson in a discussion about the 2016 presidential election with NMSU Chancellor Garrey Carruthers during last year’s Domenici Public Policy Conference. (Bulletin Photo by Mike Cook) WHO: Presenters will discuss U.S. foreign policy, equity in education, workforce issues WHEN: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. ...

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