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Sun-News Jayce Arnold, 4, chooses an apple to pick on Friday at U-Pick-It apples, located at 2330 Shalem Colony Trail. The orchards has had a bumper crop this season.
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Franchise fees are assessed to utilities using public rights of way throughout the county. They're usually passed along to customers, officials have said.
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LAS CRUCES >> Las Cruces is at the crossroads and city officials want to let visitors and motorists passing through know they are welcome. City officials are considering putting up "Welcome to Las Cruces" signs at each of the major entry points into Las Cruces, on Interstate 10, I-25, and U.S. Highway 70. The signs would be 40 feet long by 20 feet tall - about the size of a billboard, and could also tout the city's relationships with New Mexico State University and White Sands Missile Range.
9 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News
LAS CRUCES >> A Las Cruces teenager was reported missing Sunday and Las Cruces Police are asking for the public's help in locating her. Nayeli Castillo, 13, of 1955 Colorado Ave., told family that she was going to a friend's residence in the same apartment complex but never showed up, according to a news release.
LAS CRUCES >> Trash fee rates for Las Crucens are about to rise, mainly to pay for new garbage trucks and related equipment. The new fee schedule, OK'd last week, will mean increases for city residents and businesses in most categories of trash pick-up and dumping services.
The city of Las Cruces is making improvements to Burn Lake park. A project, which began in June and will wrap up in late October, entails building pavement along a dirt portion to the south of a soccer complex at the park.
Dave Harkness, of Las Cruces, shows off a crank-powered rotisserie - like what soldiers stationed at Fort Selden in the 1800s might have used - on Saturday during the 26th annual Frontier Day. Re-enactors celebrate the days of yesteryear and honor the soldiers and civilians who lived at the fort built in 1865.
LAS CRUCES >> New Mexico Environment Department officials on Friday said food service at Red Hawk Golf Course has been upgraded to "approved" status after months of being in a downgraded status, according to a news release. The facility, 3601 Arroyo Road in Las Cruces, was reinspected by the Environment Department on Friday and upgraded from "unsatisfactory" to "approved," the news release stated.
JERUSALEM >> Las Cruces Bishop Oscar CantAo talked about his trip to holy sites in Jerusalem, Galilee, Nazareth and Bethlehem in a video sent to the Sun-News on Friday. CantAo, is with 17 other bishops from across the country on a Sept.
LAS CRUCES >> Throughout history, mushrooms have had a varied reputation as a delicious source of food, poisonous venom thanks to Shakespeare and even a hallucinatory drug. Soum Sanogo, New Mexico State University professor of fungal plant pathology, conducts research on soilborne plant pathogens.
LAS CRUCES >> An attorney has recommended that city officials reinstate Jeffrey Honeycutt, the former administrator fired after police arrested him in April for allegedly orchestrating an illegal kickback scheme involving phony overtime assignments. The attorney, Larry White, oversaw Honeycutt's personnel hearing Tuesday then made the recommendation, City Manager Robert Garza confirmed Friday.
Amelia Rivas, who owns Chope's with her sisters Cecilia Yanez and Margie Martinez, points out the grass Friday that is growing in the adobe walls of the building. "The adobe is good, we are just trying protect the building," Rivas said regarding the replastering project.
Kenneth Strong, Stephanie Strong, Israel Sanchez and Mesmerize Strong listen to Ken Dusenberry as he explains the artillery used for an 1860 three-inch ordnance rifle cannon at Frontier Day at Fort Selden. This year's event on Saturday will feature a variety of family-friendly activities.
Cello prodigy Sujari Britt appears with the Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra Saturday and Sunday at NMSU's Atkinson Hall. LAS CRUCES >> Area kids with an interest in music will have a chance to see a musical prodigy who, at age 13, has already performed at the White House and with leading symphony orchestras.
Robin Zielinski Sun-NewsLas Cruces Police detective Dustin Lockridge holds a corner of the American flag as part of the honor guard made up of Las Cruces police and fire department members on Thursday during the Patriot Day Ceremony in remembrance of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the United States.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 09:00 pm
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