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Rounds was bad for LCPS; would not be good for PED
LAS CRUCES - It felt like sitting down to a great meal and finding someone’s tooth in it, or like getting to know someone then hearing him or her make some racist remark. I was pleased with the election results. We needed a more progressive governor; and when I talked with Michelle Lujan Grisham I l
Las Cruces Country Music Festival nominated for ‘Event of the Year’
LAS CRUCES - The Las Cruces Country Music Festival was recently nominated as ‘Event of the Year’ by the Rocky Mountain Country Music Awards. The sixth LCCMF was held in October and brought Dwight Yoakam, Randy Houser, and Sawyer Brown, among other country stars, to its stages at the Hadley Complex.
NMSU associate professor gets $1.1 million research grant
Editor's Note: Research reported in this release was supported by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under award number R01GM129859. The content is solely the responsibility of NMSU and does not necessarily represent the official views of the Nati
Oñate students host Christmas party for Community of Hope families
LAS CRUCES - Oñate High School students banded together this year to make sure that children and families served by the Community of Hope would have a merry Christmas. On Saturday, they hosted a Christmas party for families at Oñate. Students served meals to the guests before the festivities turned
Does your child need a new bed? Enter this holiday giveaway
LAS CRUCES - Revolution 120 and Ashley Furniture are teaming up to meet the needs of the community this holiday season. The entities will be providing new twin beds to 20 families in the area. The beds will come with frame, mattress, pillows and bedding and are intended for children.
Police issue 36 tickets in two-hour operation
LAS CRUCES - Las Cruces police issued 36 citations Wednesday morning during a two-hour traffic enforcement operation. The operation began about 7 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, near Lohman Avenue and Foothills Road, and was in response to numerous traffic complaints in that area.
Utilities employees help deliver Christmas magic
LAS CRUCES - It was chilly and windy, but that didn’t stop Las Cruces Utilities employees from volunteering their time at the annual tree lighting at the Plaza de Las Cruces. Hundreds of residents came out to share in the fun of the Christmas spirit, and LCU was right there to help children make mag
NMSU regents lower GPA standard for student leadership scholarships
LAS CRUCES – New Mexico State University regents approved a policy change at their Dec. 7 meeting to help students who serve in student government. Leadership scholarships that cover 75 percent of elected student officers' in-state tuition and fees, paid in monthly increments, will now require a cum
Experience of Jesus, experience of Christ
As a longtime student of the New Testament, I still find stunning passages in that ancient document. The Testament consists of documents written between the time period 50 and 100 of the Common Era, so you would expect some alterations in perspective over the period. Fifty years is equivalent to two
Doña Ana County begins work to assist in 2020 Census
LAS CRUCES - About 50 Doña Ana County residents, staff members and community stakeholders met Friday morning with U.S. Census officials to begin collaborations on forming a Complete Count Committee — a group of people in Doña Ana County that will assist in obtaining the most accurate count of reside
George Lopez battery case dismissed in Las Cruces Hooters fight
LAS CRUCES - Actor and comedian George Lopez won't have to show up in court for allegedly getting in a scuffle with a man at Hooters while the actor was in town filming a movie.
Pecan farmer offers $1K for info leading to arrest of nut thieves
LAS CRUCES - Pecan theft is again a problem for some farmers in the Mesilla Valley as this year's nut harvest continues. Local farmer Greg Daviet captured security footage recently of four burglars entering a pecan shed at night and stealing two large tubs full of nuts from his farm south of Las Cru
7-year-old immigrant girl dies after Border Patrol arrest
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Federal immigration authorities have confirmed that a 7-year-old girl who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border with her father last week died after being taken into the custody of the U.S. Border Patrol.
New program makes it easier for city employees to help
LAS CRUCES - Giving Las Cruces community members a convenient way to give back to causes that change and save lives is at the heart of what the Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico (CFSNM) strives to accomplish.
Poop-etrators leave mess on Las Cruces family's porch
LAS CRUCES - A Las Cruces mother and daughter say someone tried to break into their home. The suspects may not have stolen anything, but they did leave something — a stinking mess of human feces and urine on the back porch.
ACTion Programs for Animals seeks items for new thrift store
LAS CRUCES - ACTion Programs for Animals is seeking donations of items for the Second Chance Thrift Shop, which it plans to open at its new building at 1150 E. Las Cruces Ave. Donations can be dropped off from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at the APA adopti
Las Cruces man sentenced to 18 years after convicted of sexual penetration of a minor
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KFOX14) — A man in Las Cruces was sentenced to 18 years after being found guilty of criminal sexual penetration of a minor under the age of 13. Sergio Arredondo, 48, molested the victim when the child was about 6 or 7 years old.
Film Crews Return To Las Cruces
Once again, Las Cruces is the setting for a new movie. The film industry and Las Cruces have really been buddying up lately. Most recently the city of the crosses and it's neighboring areas served as the setting for the Clint Eastwood film, The Mule. Coming soon, filming will begin for an independen
White Sands Missile Range/Highway 70 Road Block December 17
Las Cruces: The New Mexico Department of Transportation District One office (NMDOT) along with White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) has posted an alert for Monday December 17, 2018 for US 70 at and will last approximately one hour.
Doña Ana 2019 calendars to go on sale
LAS CRUCES - The village of Doña Ana will have 2019 calendars for sale during a reception from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22 at the De La O Center Visitors Center. The center, 5298 Cristo Rey Street, is at the northeast corner of Cristo Rey and Joe Gutierrez streets in the unincorporated village jus