Charlie Morecraft is a walking, talking example of why you should take nothing for granted.
It's been a long time since the residents of San Antonio heard the crack of a ball against a bat in the local park, or picnicked in the grass on a balmy day, and for good reason. Not enough grass. Too many goatheads.
On New Year's Eve, a 40-year old Socorro County woman was arrested for DWI and taken to the detention center. Five days later, when she was released, she contacted Sheriff's Deputy William Armijo and told him she woke up in her cell on the second morning naked from the waist down, with her sweatpants and underwear around one ankle.
On the heels of an accident involving a Socorro Transportation Department shuttle bus on Interstate 25 last week, the city administration has decided to temporarily suspend out-of-town shuttle operations.
Equally at home in a folk music setting or on a rock stage, Daisy Morgan, Stas Edel and Ryen Laphan of Audio Frenzy have invented a new term to describe what they do: terra metal.
The city's first council meeting of April began with a look back to the 18 years served on the city council by Bill Hemenway, who died on March 8 after a long illness.
Lemitar resident Dan Brandes wasn’t happy last year when the combination of drought and fireworks made for a tense Fourth of July season. So this year, he decided not to wait until summer to speak up.
Socorro's newly formed Police Oversight Commission has officially closed the file on four citizen complaints. In one case, the complaint was dropped. In two others, the attorney reviewing the allegations of police misconduct was unable to contact the people who actually filed the complaints.
The initiative, introduced in January by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, has a dauntingly short timeline. There's only a week left for public input, and six short weeks after that to draft a plan.
A car accident around noon and reports of a stabbing victim at Socorro General Hospital a little while later culminated in the arrest Thursday afternoon of Luciano "Bandit" Griego, 25.
Dr. Frank Huang, a professional engineer and an associate professor in New Mexico Tech's Environmental Engineering Department, has a plan that he thinks could benefit both his students and the taxpayers of the city of Socorro. Huang's students need working projects that will provide them with hands-on experience in environmental engineering. The city has an extensive infrastructure in constant need of maintenance and upgrades, and limited funds for engineering services.
Due to some unforeseen circumstances, Socorro County will be taking a bigger bite out of its cash reserves this year than anticipated.