A semi tractor trailer crash took out electricity and telephone service in San Acacia on April 19 because the driver wasn't driving, Socorro County Sheriff's Department deputies reported.
Mary Ann Chavez-Lopez spoke to the Socorro County Commission about expanding El Camino Real Housing Authority's area during the commission's regular meeting April 23. Following her presentation, the commission directed county staff to write a resolution to expand the housing authority.
The rabid fox that attacked a dog this spring near Magdalena was carrying a variant of the disease that spread from Arizona, according to the New Mexico Department of Health, which strongly urges residents to get their pets and valuable livestock vaccinated.
Les Martinez, New Mexico Public Schools Facilities Authority facilities maintenance and operations support manager, reported serious lapses in preventative maintenance at all district schools at the Socorro school board meeting Monday night.
The Socorro County Sheriff's Department praised a local citizen for responding to a burning pickup near the river last week and saving a man's life.
The mayor of Socorro updated the council on sludge found at the city's industrial park during the Socorro City Council's regular meeting April 15. The mayor said the mess has been cleaned up, but the state Environment Department still awaits testing results to see if the sludge is toxic.
The Socorro County Commission approved the county's third 2013 quarterly report to the state Department of Finance and Administration during the commission's regular meeting April 23.
Socorro Rotary Club president and webmaster Jim Rushing became a member three years ago, soon after he and his wife moved to Socorro. Invited to a club meeting, he saw a chance to give back to his adopted community.
Bartender 4 Mayor is releasing its first full-length CD May 10 at the Golden Spur Saloon in Magdelena where the band will be playing from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. CDs and T-shirts will be available at that time for purchase.
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The Socorro High School boys golf team has a reputation of being among the top competitors in the state.
The Socorro High School Class 3A girls golf team has long been considered among the elite teams in the state in all classes.
Only the top eight track and field performers in the state were invited to the Marilyn Sepulveda Invitational in Albuquerque, held April 15.
Socorro Magistrate Court Judge Jim Naranjo Jr. has been suspended from office without pay pursuant to an agreement with the Judicial Standards Commission, a commission representative reported April 19.
Albuquerque Christopher Heath, 29, of Socorro, was sentenced April 17 to 63 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release for being a felon in possession of…[Read more]
Robert Gonzales and Rick Aster were the only Socorroans who ran in the Boston Marathon Monday, and both were well away from the course when two massive explosions marred the annual Patriot's Day sporting event.