Socorro Unitarian Universalists present their seventh annual Christmas concert at Epiphany Episcopal Church, 908 Leroy Place, at 4 p.m. on Dec. 15. A full orchestra will accompany soloists and singers from various Socorro community choirs. The program is conducted by Paul Barrientos of New Mexico Tech. Admission is free.
The Socorro County Bass Club finished its season with a Fruit Jar Tournament at Elephant Butte on Oct. 27.
Elaine M. Hampton has had a long career as an educator and educational researcher with experiences on both sides of the United States/Mexico border.
SOCORRO – The spotlight is going to shine on the West Shore Piano Trio, when Willy Sucre & Friends presents an evening of piano trios, and a piano quartet, at…[Read more]
The Yellow Birds In Iraq, in “The Yellow Birds,” by Kevin Powers, Bartle and Murphy try to be good soldiers, but it’s difficult. Bartle finally decides he doesn’t always have…[Read more]
The National Radio Astronomy Observatory hosts its First Saturday Tours at the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array on Nov. 2. In addition to free, guided public tours, the event…[Read more]
On Saturday New Mexico State Police will be partnering up with the Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Take Back Day. This is a program that focuses on removing potentially dangerous controlled…[Read more]
The Socorro County Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Task Force is holding its fifth annual candlelight vigil for National Domestic Violence Awareness Month on Saturday.
Socorro's Vertu Fine Art gallery is opening its Fall exhibit, "Local Landmarks, Local Colors." Vertu Fine Art Gallery is located at 113 Abeyta West, Socorro in the historic Juan José Baca House.
SANTA FE Two hundred seventy-five trophy bull elk archery hunting licenses will go on sale Oct. 31, on a first-come, first-served basis, on the Department of Game and Fish website,…[Read more]
2013 marks the 60th anniversary of the "Free State of Socorro." This was a movement, started by accident, that placed Socorro in the spotlight across the country. For a time, Socorro declared itself a free sovereign territory.
Socorro's biggest annual event brings music to four stages
The second annual SocorroFest Pet Parade showcases costumed pets and their owners.
El Defensor Chieftain picked up awards for best news coverage and best sports coverage in its division at the 105th annual New Mexico Press Association convention on Sept. 28.
In a presentation at the Socorro Public Library at 7 p.m. Oct. 9, New Mexico Tech professor Bhaskar Mujamdar and Sandy Qureshi will talk about the partition of India and Pakistan in 1947.
Editors note: This is Part II of a two part column. The first part can be found in the Sept. 5 edition of El Defensor Chieftain. Three weeks ago, The…[Read more]