Please visit the 2013 A Year in Review section for some of the top stories of the past year.
El Defensor Chieftain offers a look at some of the highlights of 2013. The past year has seen growth and controversy in the counties. The new year promises more positive advancement. Review stories can be found on Pages 5 and 8. Starting on Page 9, find some of the year's sports highlights.
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