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Council looks at substance abuse figures

Numbers comprised by the New Mexico Health Department and presented by City Councilor Ernest Pargas reveal the area's youth are cutting back on substance abuse, but Socorro County is still above the state average.

Obituaries (10/02/14)

GONZALES – Josephine M. Gonzales, 80, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 with her loving family at her side. She was born in Coruco, New Mexico on Sept….[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (10/02/14)

SEC shouldn’t be priority for city I’ve been talking to ranchers, farmers and people who live in the county, and they’re all wondering what will happen to them if the…[Read more]

100 Days, Nights campaign wraps up

With the increase of activity during summer, the New Mexico Department of Transportation offers a grant to subsidize costs of overtime pay for police officers to patrol traffic.

District’s SBA appeals for grades denied

After the Standard Based Assessment (SBA) test scores came back to Socorro Consolidated Schools District, the district unsuccessfully appealed the results, which was announced at the Monday school board meeting.

Letter to the Editor

Leaving KYRN Ladies and gentlemen, As of Sept. 17, 2014, I will no longer be working with KYRN 102.1 radio station. If I offended anybody, I apologize. I’ve always been…[Read more]

Obituaries (09/25/14)

MONTOYA – Max C. Montoya, 87, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. He was born in Monticello, New Mexico on Oct. 27, 1926 to Evanceliano and Tomasita (Chavez)…[Read more]

Road dept. hours discussed

A resolution to amend the Socorro County Road Department hours of operation failed to receive a second motion and was not passed by the county commission at Tuesday's meeting.

Woman drove while four times over limit

Socorro Police Department officers arrested a woman who was driving while four times over the legal limit of alcohol consumption with three children unseated and without seat belts Aug. 18 near Park Street and Garfield Avenue in Socorro.