Mesilla

Mesilla

(māsē`yä), town (1990 pop. 1,975), SW N.Mex., on the Rio Grande and near Las Cruces; settled c.1850. The whole Mesilla Valley became part of the United States under the Gadsden Purchase (1853). Mesilla was a central station on the overland mail route. From July, 1861, to Aug., 1862, it was headquarters for Col. John R. Baylor of the Confederate army, who proclaimed Mesilla the capital of the new Confederate territory. A museum commemorates Billy the Kid, who once stood trial there.
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NYSE: ALSN) today announced that Mesilla Valley Transportation (MVT) has selected the new TC10 for its 2015-2016 Class 8 truck purchases.
Nicole Martinez, executive director of the Mesilla Valley Community of Hope, a nonprofit that oversees the camp, said she had initially been critical of the effort.
Paul Funk, Agricultural engineer, USDA-ARS Southwestern Cotton Ginning Research Laboratory, Mesilla Park, New Mexico, USA
In the opening edition, he visits Meson de Mesilla, a Tuscan-style hotel in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
Tonight he's off to Meson de Mesilla in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
First up, he visits Meson de Mesilla, a Tuscanstyle hotel in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
Meanwhile, inside Spaceport America's 'Gateway to Space' terminal, chef Tatsu Miyazaki, known for his Savoy de Mesilla and Aqua Reef Euro-Asian Cuisine restaurants, and his Las Cruces-based team from World Class Gourmet will serve as the exclusive caterer.
New Mexico historian Frank Parrish, of Las Cruces- who revealed the new image, made from a tintype owned by a Mesilla Valley man who wishes to remain anonymous- claimed that the man standing at the right end of the picture is the legendary gunfighter who was also known as William Henry McCarty Jr.
The company operates farms located in New Mexico's Hatch and Mesilla Valleys near Las Cruces and runs a 140,000 square foot processing facility to prepare its chili products for national distribution.
They were on a highway near the city of La Mesilla, where the four had attended the inauguration of a hotel.
He discusses the multiple interpenetrating national, regional, and territorial spheres of identity-building with a special focus on the divergent histories of two neighbouring towns in the Mesilla Valley: Las Cruces and La Mesilla.
Paul Taylor, right on the Mesilla Plaza in southern New Mexico.