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Boys and Girls Club was where his future began, Paralympian tells Henson breakfast

“I feel like he’s looking down on us with pride,” Boys and Girls Club of Las Cruces (BGCLC) CEO Ashley Echevarria said as she spoke about the late Lou Henson at the Lou and Mary …

‘Mother’ Hubbard receives mayor’s distinguished service award

Arts & Entertainment
Blues singer/songwriter Eli Cook performs June 3 at Rio Grande Theatre
Eli Cook performs June 3 at the Rio Grande Theatre. Blues singer, songwriter, guitarist and record producer Eli Cook will perform at 7 …
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Blessing of the Fields
The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum celebrated an old tradition with the annual Blessing of the Fields procession on …
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Registration is now open for arts council’s 2022 summer art camps
Young people in Las Cruces Public Schools are going to be headed back to school earlier this year than they have in the past, but, …
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Las Cruces author’s latest book details 400 years of Arizona’s colorful past
Las Cruces author John Philip Wilson’s latest book, “Arizona Across 400 Years, Stories from a Colorful Past,” is now …
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Fun fundraiser draws more participants than ever
The Taste of Las Cruces fundraiser event held Thursday, May 12, marked the first time in history the function was sold out, said …
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Local sports
NM State falls in season finale

The Basics Game Fifty-Two Score: NM State 8, Utah Valley 10 Records: NM State (20-32, 10-20 WAC); Utah Valley (19-37; 10-20 WAC) Location: Orem, Utah (UCCU Ballpark) OREM, Utah – And …

NM State baseball scores 7 in ninth to beat Utah Valley The Basics Game Fifty Score: NM State 15, Utah Valley 14 Records: NM State (19-31, 9-19 WAC); Utah Valley (18-36; 9-19 WAC) Location: Orem, Utah (UCCU …
NM State and Utah Valley to battle for final berth in WAC tourney Game Fifty  NM State (18-31; 8-19 WAC) at Utah Valley (18-35, 9-18 WAC)  Thursday, May 19 | 6:05 p.m. MT | UCCU Ballpark | Orem, Utah  Watch | Listen …
NMSU golfer Aidan Thomas finishes tied for 36th place in 2nd NCAA appearance BRYAN, Texas – Aidan Thomas wrapped up the NCAA Bryan Regional in a tie for 36th place, climbing eight spots in the final round. Just as he did in the second round, Thomas caught fire …
Business
NMSU hires new Business College dean

Following a national search, New Mexico State University has selected Bryan Ashenbaum as the next dean of its College of Business. Ashenbaum begins his role July 5. “We are delighted to have …

Greater Las Cruces Chamber award nominations due by May 31 Nominations are due by 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 31, for the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce’s 2022 business and community awards, which will be presented at the chamber’s awards dinner …
Gospel Rescue Mission breaks ground on ‘House of Mercy and Grace’ expansion “We want to serve the homeless community the best way we can,” Las Cruces Gospel Rescue Mission (GRM) Executive Director Henry Young said May 11, as GRM broke ground on its new facility, …
Heath & Well Being
Good news: There is plenty of help, resources available to those who struggle with mental health

In America today, approximately 1 out of 5 Americans is suffering with a mental health issue, and approximately 1 in 25 adults is experiencing a serious mental illness that substantially interferes …

Honoring those who care for our community

Each May, it is my honor to take a moment to pause and reflect on the tireless work and dedication that our local healthcare teams exhibit every day of the year as they care for our community. …

Inside
News
Medical students reflect on NMSU’s pathway program to Burrell College Allison Nanez went straight into medical school after graduating from New Mexico State University last spring – and she didn’t have to venture far from her Aggie stomping …
New America School team earns national honors National Charter Schools Week, May 9-13, was a great week for New America School-Las Cruces. The school’s principal/superintendent, Margarita Porter, earned a 2022 Changemaker Award from the …
Expanded early voting for primary begins May 21 Expanded early voting in New Mexico’s primary election begins Saturday, May 21, at voting sites in Las Cruces and throughout Doña Ana County. Early voting locations Anthony City …
In the past
A look at contested races on primary election ballott Doña Ana County Democrats will have four county races, one U.S. congressional district race and three statewide races to vote in for the June 7 primary election, while Republicans will have …
City’s Teen Connection summer program registration has begun The City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department began registration May 9, for its Teen Connection Summer Program. Limited spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Options …
HUD increases rental assistance thresholds; more county residents can seek help Even as the American economy recovers from the devastating impact of the pandemic, many Doña Ana County residents still face steep rental debt and fear eviction or loss of basic housing, the …
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