Friday, October 17, 2014 - 11:31am

Las Cruces

NMSU offers free Tuesday night dance classes

New Mexico State University’s College of Education DanceSport Company offers free dance lessons every Tuesday night starting at 7 p.m. Classes are held at Rentfrow Gymnasium.

NASA ESPCoR to fund planetary seismology research at NMSU

New Mexico NASA Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) has awarded a grant of $749,893 to New Mexico State University astronomers for research to be conducted over the next three years.

NMSU ranked among best colleges

New Mexico State University continues to be among the best colleges nationally according to the Washington Monthly National Universities rankings.

Las Cruces to hold citywide cleanup event

Keep Las Cruces Beautiful and New Mexico Clean and Beautiful programs are aiming to keep Las Cruces clean this year by holding their 20th annual Toss No Mas citywide cleanup.

Gold Award for Keeping Las Cruces Beautiful

Keep Las Cruces Beautiful has received its sixth consecutive gold award from New Mexico Clean and Beautiful.

NMSU reinstates National Merit, Hispanic Scholar program

High school students can now qualify for higher awards at New Mexico University.

NMSU Plant Clinics return to farmers markets

New Mexico State University’s Cooperative Extension Service specialists will be answering questions and helping people determine the causes and possible solutions for their plant problems.

Las Cruces Police plan sobriety checkpoints for September

The Las Cruces Police Department will hold at least two sobriety checkpoints within city limits during the month of September.

NMSU education faculty partner with community to launch parent library at Central Elementary

For Central Elementary School parents, taking their children to school each morning now includes the chance to grab a book or magazine from a new Parent Library Zone launched this year.

Father one of top ten fundraisers in nation for March of Dimes

A local father has been named the seventh top individual fundraiser for the March of Dimes in 2014, after raising $29,825 through his annual Team Zane Celebrity Waiter Event last spring.

Elderly Las Cruces woman killed in Thursday crash identified

UPDATE: Las Cruces Police have identified the 84-year-old woman killed in a car crash early Thursday morning as Cuca Gilliland of Las Cruces.

Award-winning playwright Mark Medoff to be honored at NMSU gala

“Mark Medoff: Far From Finished” will honor Tony award-winning playwright Mark Medoff and fund an endowment in his name at New Mexico State University.

Local filmmaker talks about his latest movie and its success

A New Mexico State University filmmaker and teacher is hitting it big with his latest feature-length film.

Two injured in a Las Cruces plane crash

The Las Cruces Fire Department responded to an airplane crash at the Las Cruces International Airport today just before 8 a.m.