Officers arrested Joseph L. Padilla, a.k.a. Joseph Montano, 33, Feb. 17 in Socorro by way of a federal warrant in regard to conspiracy to abet trafficking 18.7 pounds, 8.5 kilograms, of cocaine into New Mexico, according to U.S. District Court documents inspected by El Defensor Chieftain.
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Amid repeated objections by District 2 Trustee Charlie Wagner, the Socorro Electric Cooperative's Board of Trustees voted to schedule a special meeting of the members.
Across the United States, some parents in states where the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) test has been implemented have chosen to remove their child or children from taking the standardized exam.
The Good Samaritan Society-Socorro, locally known simply as Good Sam's, is planning more renovations to its facility on Highway 60 thanks to a successful fundraiser in December.
What Socorro County administration viewed as a way to recoup damages to roads from major projects was met with backlash from local business owners who use large trucks for business.
After almost 50 years of writing thousands of policies from auto to homeowners insurance and taking care of hundreds of claims, State Farm agent Hubert Hardern is retiring.
A fraud and embezzlement case that began five years ago may finally be put to rest.
The year was 1862. The mining boom which would bring prosperity to Socorro would not start for another handful of years, but in the early 1860s Socorro was little more than mostly adobe homes and buildings with a population of about a thousand.
Socorro High School and Cottonwood Valley Charter School students took part in the State Science Olympiad last Saturday at New Mexico Tech.
Many people have been wondering and asking about the earth work going on in what was formerly a drainage area at the corner of Leroy Place and Bullock Street.
Amigos de la Sevilleta, the Friends group that supports Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), has received a grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to train volunteer naturalists and to increase public awareness of the refuge.
Following successful summer performances at three of the biggest music festivals in the world is the highly acclaimed Celtic band Lúnasa, scheduled to appear at New Mexico Tech's Macey Center at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, in a Performing Arts Series (PAS) event.