Monthly Archives: August 2011

NMSU group promotes cancer awareness

Kristina Medley


Members of a new organization at New Mexico State University are focusing on a disease that impacts millions of people each year and are hoping to make a difference both locally and internationally.

Exhibition, fundraiser to aid visiting artist program

An anonymous submission for the '2011 Project: Postcard.' (NMSU photo by Harrison Brooks)

Tonya Suther


Original work created by artists from as far away as Pakistan will be featured as New Mexico State University’s art department presents ‘2011 Project: Postcard,’ a two-day exhibit and fundraiser to support the Visiting Artist and Scholar Program Sept. 9-10 in the D.W. Williams Hall.
“We have works from knitted objects, to photographs, to paintings, to metal works,” Stephanie Taylor, a professor of art history, said. “There’s something for everyone and we’re really excited about it.”

Two accused of robbery at Cruces Dillard’s

Las Cruces Police Department

Dolores Ontiveros

Richard Serna

Las Cruces Police arrested a couple who are suspected of stealing merchandise from a department store in the Mesilla Valley Mall and assaulting a security officer as they attempted to escape.

Dolores T. Ontiveros, 35, and Richard A. Serna, 26, are charged with one count each of armed robbery, a third-degree felony.

Las Cruces pet-adoption events Saturday

Doña Ana County

The Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley will conduct three off-site pet adoption events on Saturday, Sept. 3.  Available for adoption will be dogs, puppies, cats and kittens.

Juárez cops arrest wife in man’s beating

Rio Grande Digital

Tania Esmeralda Méndez Reyes

City police in Juárez arrested a woman Sunday for allegedly beating her husband and slashing his arm with a broken bottle because he failed to follow her orders, according to a city news release and various media reports.

Officers were on patrol in the colonia Durango when they were approached by a bruised and bleeding man who asked for help because, he alleged, wife had attacked him.

Police went to the home and arrested the woman, Tania Esmeralda Méndez Reyes, 27, who reportedly admitted to attacking the man because he ignored her orders.  Juárez media reported that woman was trying to get her husband to do some house cleaning.

NMSU choir to open season

New Mexico State University Choirs perform at the Lee's Sculpture Garden in Rasaaf Hills in Las Cruces. The choirs will celebrate the beginning of their season with "In the Garden" at 6 p.m. Sept. 10 at Lee's Sculpture Garden. (Submitted Photo)

‘In the Garden’ event to feature food, wine, performances

Kristina Medley


New Mexico State University Choirs will celebrate the beginning of its season with “In the Garden” at 6 p.m. Sept. 10 at Lee’s Sculpture Garden in Las Cruces.

Cruces man accused of firing shots from attic

Las Cruces Police Department


Las Cruces police arrested a 53-year-old man who they say is responsible for reports of shots being fired in his neighborhood.

Police learned that sometime over the past several weeks Daniel E. Nevarez of 1010 Poplar Ave. allegedly used a hole or opening in his attic to fire rounds across the street toward a neighbor’s home. Investigators also believe that sometime in the past few weeks Nevarez fired shots toward another neighbor’s home, trying to quiet a barking dog.

FNS special report: Acapulco 1967-2011

Frontera NorteSur

In 1967, the Mexican resort of Acapulco was shining in all its splendor and glory. Showered in fame and fortune,  Acapulco was the playground of Hollywood stars and a must-shoot for Mexican filmmakers.

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