The Socorro City Council held another public hearing regarding its franchise agreement with Socorro Electric Cooperative during the council's regular meeting Dec. 2, and the mayor speculated the franchise agreement likely won't be ready before the city's next election in March 2014.
The Socorro County Sheriff's Department wants people to have a safe holiday season, and also not get ripped off.
Socorro County's computer network crashed Nov. 24, leaving the sheriff's department and jail without phone service for a few days.
A semi crash by Lemitar blocked lanes on Interstate 25 for a time on Sunday and took all day to clean up.
The mayor of Socorro expressed irritation about the way Socorro Electric Cooperative conducts business during the Socorro City Council's regular meeting Monday, even broaching the possibility of putting the city's electricity franchise out for bid to get a different provider.
The Socorro City Council received a brief update on weeds and abandoned buildings during the council's regular meeting Monday.
The village of Magdalena and its marshal deny violating the Fourth Amendment rights of village residents during a search the marshal conducted July 11, according to the defendants' answer to the lawsuit complaint filed in U.S. District Court.
The Socorro City Council held another public hearing about the city's franchise agreement with Socorro Electric Cooperative during the council's regular meeting Nov. 4.
Socorro area taxpayers will have free help available to prepare their tax returns next tax season, but volunteers are needed to pitch in.
The Socorro County DWI & Community Alternatives office and the Socorro County Sheriff's Department are doing their fifth annual toy, food and coat drive.
Burglars have been busier than usual over the past four months, and lately Socorro is up to four burglaries per day. Police strongly recommend residents secure their property.