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Author explores Gila area

Submitted Photo: Phillip Brittenham stands outside Mogollon, which is located above Silver Creek. Brittenham’s new book “Meet me in Nutt: A Literary Traversal of the Gila Region of New Mexico” is a collection of reviews of other books illustrating the Gila region in the southwest corner of New Mexico. The photo was taken 10 years ago.

New Mexico author Phillip Brittenham wrote a book about the published accounts of the Gila region in the southwest corner of New Mexico.

Legislators’ meeting hears updates, funding requests

At the Socorro County legislators' meeting on Thursday morning, Socorro County presenters gathered at City Hall to present to Rep. Don Tripp and Sen. Howie Morales updates and requests for their organizations. According to Tripp, this is the meeting's fifth year and it was the biggest crowd he has seen.

Friends cater to library needs

Friends of the Library was created in 1976 after the library became a part of the city in 1973, said President Penny Lommen. Lommen has been president of Friends of the Library for two years.

City approves weather related leave

At the city council meeting Monday night, City Clerk Pat Salome discussed with council members the resolution of the personnel manual amendment on inclement weather, and what employees can do if the situation occurs.

Cops to Tots delivers presents

The Socorro Police Department will make sure some local children's wishes come true this Christmas through the Cops to Tots program. The 19th annual Cops to Tots not only delivers presents to children, they deliver smiles as well.