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Celtic band Lúnasa’s only NM stop at Tech

Photo courtesy of PAS: Celtic band Lúnasa to will perform at 7:30 p.m. March 5 at Tech’s Macey Center.

Following successful summer performances at three of the biggest music festivals in the world is the highly acclaimed Celtic band Lúnasa, scheduled to appear at New Mexico Tech's Macey Center at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, in a Performing Arts Series (PAS) event.

Truck ordinance denied amid concerns

What Socorro County administration viewed as a way to recoup damages to roads from major projects was met with backlash from local business owners who use large trucks for business.

Some Socorro parents refuse PARCC test

Across the United States, some parents in states where the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) test has been implemented have chosen to remove their child or children from taking the standardized exam.

Man arrested in Socorro part of large cocaine ring

Eric Heinz — El Defensor Chieftain: New Mexico State Police blocked off about a quarter-mile of N.M. Highway 1 Feb. 18 during a tactical team response to a report of a man holding a woman against her will.

Officers arrested Joseph L. Padilla, a.k.a. Joseph Montano, 33, Feb. 17 in Socorro by way of a federal warrant in regard to conspiracy to abet trafficking 18.7 pounds, 8.5 kilograms, of cocaine into New Mexico, according to U.S. District Court documents inspected by El Defensor Chieftain.