SAN LORENZO Favorable weather conditions on Sunday made it possible for firefighters to make headway in the fight against the Silver Fire, which started southwest of Kingston, NM on June…[Read more]
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Magdalena Marshall Larry Cearley received mixed greetings Friday afternoon as he distributed a newly passed ordinance from the Magdalena Village Council. “Most people are glad to see (the restrictions),” Cearley…[Read more]
Magdalena The Cibola National Forest and Grasslands’ Magdalena Ranger District is expanding fire restrictions. Effective 8 a.m. on Monday, June 17, the San Mateo, Datil and Magdalena Mountain units will…[Read more]
The annual meeting of the Socorro Electric Cooperative was held on June 8 after being continued by a vote at the end of the May 15 meeting.
Since the Trujillo Well in Magdalena went dry last Wednesday morning, various communities and agencies have been working with Magdalena officials to supply water to residents.
The Socorro City Council approved a resolution to offset the rising cost of retirement for city employees during the council's regular meeting June 3, which tied in to a later discussion of how well the city is managing its finances in spite of the recession.
County residents seeking to improve their reading or math skills, support their children's literacy, learn about computers, or prepare for high school diploma equivalency (GED) or college entrance exams now have two programs in town catering to their needs.
Magdalena Marshal’s Office
• About 3:30 p.m. an officer took a report of copper stolen from the Lynchburg Mine south of Magdalena. The case is under investigation.
The 42nd annual Old Timers Reunion rodeo and events may be postponed or canceled this year, due to the Village of Magdalena's loss of water. The village well went dry a week ago Tuesday. The board of directors for the Old Timers Reunion held a special meeting Tuesday evening at Village Hall in Magdalena to determine the fate of this year's activities. The special meeting announcement was posted on the event's Facebook page on Monday evening, requesting board members and other "interested members" be present. Approximately 25 people were in attendance.
An audition will be held for the Missoula Children's Theatre production of "The Tortoise Versus the Hare "on Monday at Finley Gym in Socorro from 10 a.m. to noon.
Ben Lilly was a bear and lion hunter, probably the most successful hunter New Mexico has ever known. He was a solitary man who roamed the Gila Wilderness, the back country of eastern Arizona and the remote heights of Mexico's Sierra Madre. Like many loners, he had his peculiarities. For one thing, he would not hunt or do any work on the Sabbath. Once he treed a mountain lion on Saturday night and stood by until Monday morning before shooting it.
Roadblocks will be set on Highway 380 on the following dates and times: Wednesday, June 12 – at 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and noon and Thursday, June 13 – at…[Read more]
The annual meeting of the Socorro Electric Cooperative was held on Saturday after being continued by a vote at the end of the May 15 meeting. As the meeting got…[Read more]
Bringing local history to life, a newly published multi-media book, "Three Prominent Women of New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology in the 1950s," includes oral interviews by Kay Krehbiel of Socorro along with articles and photographs of the women.