Mar 20th, 2014

Mesilla Valley Preservation Inc.

301 S. CHURCH ST., SUITE H • 575-521-4794 • WWW.MVPRES.ORG Preserving our history

Nonprofit looks at restoring area buildings

Las Cruces is the fastest growing city in New Mexico, and throughout the decades, it has gained many dif­ferent additions, such as new homes, schools and businesses.

The signs of economic develop­ment and growth can easily be seen through the expansion of land usage for different structures throughout the city. Las Cruces and the Mesilla Valley have been part of many different his­torical events such as the trial of the infamous Billy the Kid and the signing of the Treaty of ... Continue Reading

Mar 19th, 2014 By: E. Troy Tudor

Successful business people not only have a mission and vision statement, they also have a business plan and a budget to analyze, manage and direct their business. That is all a part of a process to help ensure their success and a return on their investment. It should not be surprising to anyone when we the business community apply similar logic to other issues that impact our lives.

This discussion is not just about protecting some land that we value. This discussion is about our future and the best choices for our community. We would be derelict in our duty not ... Continue Reading

Mar 14th, 2014 By: E. Troy Tudor

Ceremony held to recognize July 4 occurance By Drew Hamilton White Sands Missile Range Public Affairs A soldier with the 2nd Engineer Battalion at White Sands Missile Range received a unique token of his career Jan. 17 when he was present­ed with the armored plate that stopped a bullet and saved his life during his last deployment to Afghanistan. In a small ceremony with the 595th Sapper Company, members of the Army’s Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier presented Sgt. Thomas Dacey with the armored plate he was wearing during a battle July 4, 2013. While conducting an operation to clear a known enemy ... Continue Reading

Mar 12th, 2014 By: E. Troy Tudor

Business on the go 1340 S. VALLEY DRIVE LAS CRUCES, NM 88005 • 575-525-1778 Means of transportation is a necessity for everyday tasks and in the business world, on-the-move options for travel have become a demand. Although most Americans own more than one vehicle, sometimes traveling or moving requires help that one might not have access to. Car rental companies have become a great help for these needs. Enterprise Rent-A-Car was founded in 1957. It now serves 6,500 neighborhood and airport locations throughout the world. In Las Cruces, Enterprise has built a strong image by holding its main purpose of providing customer satisfaction. The ... Continue Reading

Mar 10th, 2014 By: E. Troy Tudor

Minimum wage hike’s inconvenient truth

Report confirms raising it could cost jobs

There has been a lot of discussion re­cently at all levels – federally, statewide and locally – about the minimum wage. Questions that arise due to this discus­sion include: Should it be raised? If so, by how much? What is it intended purpose? What impacts will we experience if it is raised? A new report was released by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) in February indicates increasing the minimum wage would have two principal effects on low-wage workers. Most of them would receive higher pay that would increase their ... Continue Reading