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Co-op district meetings begin

For what is probably the first year in Socorro Electric Cooperative history, districts that are not electing trustees are holding business meetings. These meetings do have the ability to develop bylaw amendment suggestions to bring before the membership in the next annual meeting.

Hospital opens new building

Elva K. Österreich/El Defensor Chieftain: Geraldine Maldonado and Denise Frame are on hand in the scheduling office at the new clinic building next to Socorro General Hospital. All appointments are scheduled through the office freeing up the reception desk workers to help patients as they enter the facility.

Socorro General Hospital has moved many of the services surrounding it into a new building designed to provide a better, more comfortable environment to patients and caregivers.

Wet Tuesday

Park Street where the water flows down A  Avenue

Socorro faced a deluge of rain Sept. 10. According to the National Weather Service the Socorro airport reported 2.82 inches of rain that day and according to the Community Collaborative…[Read more]

Rollover toll rises to 6

A single-vehicle rollover accident that happened Sept. 1 on U.S. Highway 60 has claimed six lives, according to the Socorro County Sheriff’s Department. SCSD Undersheriff Les Torres said a 2-year-old…[Read more]

Co-op meetings set

At the Socorro Electric Cooperative's July 24 meeting, dates, times and some places were set for 2013 district meetings. In the past, co-op districts have only had meetings during election years, but this year, as demanded by a new bylaw amendment, all the districts will have meetings regardless of whether it is an election year or not.