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NMSU events: August 22- September 5

BARNES AND NOBLE OPEN MIC NIGHTS Barnes & Noble at NMSU will continue the popular Open Mic performances from 5 to 7 p.m. Fridays.

Minerpalooza 2014 music lineup revealed

Since it began 24 years ago, Minerpalooza has become the largest, loudest and most energetic pep rally in El Paso.

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers need help solving a 6-year-old cold case

In the six years since 72-year-old James Francis Wilson was found brutally bludgeoned to death inside his own home, Las Cruces law enforcement officials have failed to bring his murderer to justice.

U.S. Marshals Service to hold August auto auction

The U.S. Marshals Service will be auctioning 25 vehicles which were seized due to illegal activities. The auction will begin promptly at 10:00 am August 29, 2014 in Albuquerque.

Mayor Miyagishima striving to end Veteran homelessness

Mayor Ken Miyagishima has joined First Lady Michelle Obama in committing to end veteran homelessness in Las Cruces by the end of 2015.

5th Annual Stephanie Olivo Run/Walk Fundraiser

The Fifth Annual Stephanie Olivo Memorial 5K Run/1 Mile Walk to benefit the American Red Cross will be Saturday, August 23, 2014 beginning at 8:00 a.m.

Chihuahuas release 2015 schedule

Following a nearly complete historic inaugural campaign, the El Paso Chihuahuas announced today that they will open the 2015 season at home on April 9 versus the Tacoma Rainiers (Seattle Mariners) at Southwest University Park.

UT Regents recoginize 5 UTEP faculty as Best in System

The University of Texas System Board of Regents has awarded five UTEP faculty members the highest honor the group bestows: the Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award.

Aggies close football practice to fans

With the 2014 football fall camp coming to an end and the fall semester starting Head Coach Doug Martin and the staff have decided to close practice to the public for the rest of the year.

'Dawgs fall to 'Hawks, 9-5

The Oklahoma City RedHawks scored four runs in the first inning and never looked back in their 9-5 victory over the El Paso Chihuahuas Thursday at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.

Take a ride through New Mexico for 'Ride for The Clover' this weekend

If you are looking for something really cool do to this weekend, how about joining the NMSU Cooperative Extension Service's "Ride for The Clover."

Despite the odds, people are still testing their luck

Pay a few bucks for a ticket and get several hundred million dollars in return. Tonight's Mega Millions jackpot could land a lucky player $180 million. The odds of hitting the jackpot? 1 in 259 million.

UPDATE: Traffic accident at I-10 West at Paisano has been cleared; all lanes open

The accident on I-10 West at Paisano has been cleared and all lanes are open followiing an early morning accident involving a semi-truck.   Update:

Analysis: For Perry, it's all in the timing

     

Millions awarded to Texas veteran support programs

The Texas Veterans Commission recently awarded 38 organizations $6.95 million in General Assistance, Housing4TexasHeroes, and Veterans Mental Health grants from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance.