For mother's day, the first operatic performance in the 132 year history of Garcia Opera House will be held Sunday noon.
Alex Cases-Weaver had always used his father, Darryl Cases's, tools and equipment since he was young. He continued to use tooling when he was employed at the machine shop at New Mexico Tech's EMRTC.
In the words of the students …
The Socorro Electric Cooperative annual meeting will be held next Wednesday, May 15. We highly recommend participation in this meeting to all member/owners of the co-op.
Write a column on why it's a bad idea to keep a gun in the house and you'll get letters from people telling you how guns keep them safe from violence. Someone could break into my home, I could get beaten, my wife could be raped. They'll tell you they were able to walk home safely on a dark country road only because they had a gun — no, they didn't kill anyone, no they didn't shoot at anyone, no they didn't even let anyone know they had a gun. But it was the gun that got them home.
If you live in an area with a lot of termite activity, there are two things you can do, if you like, to prevent termites from infesting your home. The first is to get an inspection to determine if you have termite activity. If you don't have activity, here is what you can do to help prevent one. Of course, this isn't a guarantee against an infestation, but it will certainly help prevent one.
Ignacio Chavez and Dominic Montano were nominated by their baseball coach, Kenny Gonzales, to try out for the Under Armour National Baseball Team and each received a call April 16 informing them they had made the team. Chavez will play second base, and Montano will play short stop.
Claire Honeyfield and Rick Cosentino have been named New Mexico Tech's Sportswoman and Sportsman for the 2012-2013 academic year. The pair were selected from nominations gathered by a panel of their peers from among Tech's 15 sport clubs. The award announcements highlighted a banquet held April 26 at Tech's outdoor golf pavilion to honor exemplary members of all teams enrolled in the Department of Physical Recreation's sports club program: baseball, bicycling, caving, climbing, golf, paintball, women's and men's rugby, shooting, women's and men's soccer, track and field, ultimate frisbee, and women's and men's volleyball.
MATTAX – Jason Paul Mattax passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 24, 2013, in Socorro surrounded by his family and loved ones after his long battle with brain cancer (Glioblastoma multiforme). Jason was born in LaGrande, Ore., on July 5, 1983.
SEC bylaws should be carefully considered
The trio of board, management and attorney are making it hard for members to attend the Socorro Electric Cooperative Annual Members’ Meeting (May 15, voting 1-3 p.m.; business meeting at 3 p.m.), refusing to put the properly passed District 5 proposed bylaw amendments on the ballot, insulting the members by placing the defeated trustee proposals back on the ballot this year, confusing the items up for vote, and shortening the turn around time for vote-by-mail ballots, two weeks.
The answering machine blinked ominously. "Hey, little feller, we need to chat. Heh. Heh. Heh."
This month we are offered an amazing trio of planets in the early evening sky. As the month progresses, Jupiter begins sinking toward the western horizon while Venus slowly begins to climb in the western evening sky. Beginning around mid-month, Mercury joins in on the fun as it rises above the western horizon. On the 19th, the three bright planets form a line less than 13 degrees long.
The New Mexico Association of Counties gave a legislative update during its District 3 meeting at the Socorro County Annex on April 10.
A 911 call to New Mexico led authorities to a woman who had been shot at a home in Stafford County, Va.
Lawmakers amended the state's Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act during the Legislature's 2013 session, closing some loopholes and clarifying issues.
The Open Meetings Act was amended by the Legislature this year, and the new requirements were discussed at New Mexico Association of Counties legislative update April 10 at the Socorro County Annex.
The Santa Fe Opera's musical ambassadors are ready to set out on the annual spring tour with stops throughout New Mexico and Texas.
The Cibola National Forest and Grasslands' Magdalena Ranger District is planning two prescribed burns to benefit wildlife habitat and to prevent the threat of potential wildfire. The burns will begin next week and will continue until completed, depending on weather and vegetation conditions.