Although Socorro County has increased the total cost for the new detention center by $1.5 million for an eight-bed increase and material costs, officials plan to alleviate that additional cost with a gross receipts correctional bond.
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.
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.
The next quarter decade of transportation planning is in the works, and officials are looking for local input.
The Alamo Navajo Community School Cougar cross country team has ran and placed well in four meets so far this season.
The Alamo Lady Cougar volleyball team qualified for the third-place game at the Evangelical Christian School volleyball tournament in Albuquerque last weekend.
Attention to detail is critical in the world of Swedish warmblood horse evaluation, standards that can cost owners thousands of dollars in a worldwide market.
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.
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.
Major rains in the last week have exceeded Socorro County's average rainfall in September, causing some road problems from overflowing deluge.
The Cougars easily won their first two games against Tsi'Yai'Gai and Shiprock Northwest, beating both opponents by more than 50 points.
There was a lot of shouting going on about "No. 7" during Socorro High School girls' soccer team's game against Pojoaque Valley Monday afternoon.
Two words best describe the Socorro boys' soccer team's style of play – fast and furious.
Increasing specialty services in rural areas is an achievement for which most health care specialists outside urban areas strive.