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Raising shrimp here? Actually, yes

Robyn Harrison — For El Defensor Chieftain  The Shrimp Farm owner Judy Armendariz shows Midway Elementary School Renaissance students and their chaperons one of the white Pacific shrimp she’s raising in Lemitar.

Can you raise saltwater shrimp in the desert? Yes, you can, and the students of Midway Elementary's Renaissance program were the first to tour the local facility doing just that.

Quorum fails to meet for SEC

In a repeat of last year, Socorro Electric Cooperative members failed to show up in numbers that met quorum requirements last Saturday at Macey Center for the annual membership meeting.

Memorial Day events set

Ceremonies will be held at both the San Miguel and Socorro City cemeteries Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day.

City clerks name Salome as best in N.M.


Socorro City Clerk George Patrick Salome Jr. received the Clerk of the Year award from the New Mexico Municipal Clerks & Finance Officers Association at its recent meeting in Clovis.

State geologist search narrows

With the dedication of the new $24 million state Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources building at New Mexico Tech on May 8, another transition is imminent.