Lynn Moorer discussed with Michael S. Potts his book of short stories, Highgrove, each of which has a western theme and is set in the 1800s. Four of the stories feature Sheriff Pecos McCloud of Highgrove, Arizona and its environs. His common-sense detective skills, knowledge of everyone in his community, and likeability give him unmatched respect and cooperation by the local folks when he tracks down leads and solves crimes. Several stories revolve around prospectors who carry bags of gold ore or dust with them, which are irreplaceable when stolen and which can get men killed.
THE SUNDAY SHOW: Respectful Conversations About a Diversity of Religious Beliefs and Practices -- Bishop Ricardo Ramirez
Stuart Kelter interviews Bishop Emeritus, Ricardo Ramirez, about his experiences as one of the first Latino-American bishops in the Catholic Church.
On the June 18, 2019 edition of Cafe Con Leche, host Nan Rubin aired interviews with some of the many young rocket scientists who came to Las Cruces for Spaceport America Cup, the world's largest Intercollegiate rocket engineering conference and competition. She also talked to Chris Lopez and Rosa Banuelos from Spaceport America talk about the impact of this gathering.
Lynn Moorer welcomed retired English teacher L. C. Hayden to the show to talk about her thriller, What Lies Beyond the Fence, the fourth book in her Harry Bronson thriller series. Retired from the Dallas Police Department, Bronson, who travels around the U.S. with his wife Carol in their RV, is multi-talented and schemes well under terrific pressure—traits that are useful when he is pressed into service to find and free two resourceful youth who are imprisoned in a cult compound after discovery of a human trafficking ring.
THE SUNDAY SHOW: Respectful Conversations About a Diversity of Religious Beliefs and Practices -- Christine Eber on the women of Chiapas
Stuart Kelter interviews NMSU Anthropology Professor Emerita, Christine Eber, about the spirituality, culture, and history of the women of Chiapas, as depicted in her award-winning debut novel, When a Woman Rises.
On the June 5, 2019 edition of Speak Up, Las Cruces, hosts Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel discussed asylum-seekers passing through Las Cruces with Mike Daniels, Battalion Commander with the Las Cruces Fire Department, and City Councilor Greg Smith. Councilor Smith introduced the resolution, passed by City Council the day before, seeking reimbursement from the feds for the city's expenses; and Mr. Daniels is directing the city's efforts to house asylum-seekers temporarily and help them travel onward. He gave us an update on how that's going and what they most need.
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