Timmy Leyba, 22, who is accused of multiple assault felonies – including breaking into the Magdelena Marshal's home and beating him – and a series of misdemeanors allegedly committed in March, was recently found not competent to stand trial, his lawyer told El Defensor Chieftain.
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The $600,000 general fund deficit the county has budgeted for the new fiscal year may come with a silver lining, according to Socorro County Manager Delilah Walsh.
Once well-known for the best beer and ale in New Mexico when William G. Hammel founded his Illinois Brewing Co. in 1883, Socorro will once again be home to locally-made beer as The Twisted Chile Brewing Company opens for business.
Joe Baca learned how to be who he is today with the help of the New Mexico Boys Ranch. On July 26, Baca, as well as a number of other former and current ranch residents, supporters and community members, joined together to celebrate what is now known as The Ranches' 70th anniversary.
On June 26, Tom and Sissy Olney, with granddaughter Jenna Rose, led Bureau of Land Management New Mexico state paleontologist Phil Gensler and Gary Morgan of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History in Albuquerque to a 5-foot long juvenile mammoth tusk on their ranch west of Socorro. The find, along with another significant find near Elephant Butte in the same month, has helped to confirm Socorro County and the surrounding region as a paleontological hot spot.
The New Mexico Lottery unveiled its new logo Wednesday.
If everything goes according to plan, the new building for the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources should be completed by March 2015.
Where can students eat the best huevos rancheros in town (even at 1 a.m.), drink unlimited cups of coffee while studying undisturbed for hours, or lounge on a comfy couch and indulge in homemade sweet treats during Sunday afternoon review sessions – and all they while surf the net for free?
New Mexico Tech is hosting a first-of-its-kind workshop that will address the relationship between petroleum drilling and earthquakes, or "induced seismicity."
Traditionally ranked as one of the best universities in the west, New Mexico Tech is also known as the nation's premiere training site for first responders.
On a two to one margin, the Board of Trustees voted to censure District II trustee Charlie Wagner for breach of confidentiality, disloyalty, willful misconduct and working against the best interests of the membership.
With an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, passed by Congress May 22, officials with the SunZia transmission line expect to remain on schedule.
The Magdalena Village Board has been short one trustee since Mayor Diego Montoya announced the resignation of Barbara Baca five weeks ago.
Socorro County residential property taxes, when comparing 2003 to 2013, have for the most part remained under the federal estimated rate of inflation.
Thanks to the efforts of First State Bank and painter Ken Hines, a remnant of earlier times in Socorro has been restored to its original appearance.
Once again New Mexicans can take advantage of the state's annual Back to School Tax Free Holiday.
A Socorro County FFA teenager got the opportunity to experience firsthand the many aspects of ranching and the final goal of producing quality beef.
The new school year for the students of the Alamo Navajo Community School has already begun.
Cottonwood Valley Charter School's new principal Dr. Avery Ewing has taught music and science to elementary and middle school students in the Nashville area for the past nine years, acted as a principal-designee at a large urban public school for four of those years, took a year "off" to serve as a program manager for the local symphony orchestra and earned both a master and doctor of education degrees, the latter 1,000 miles away from Tennessee at the prestigious Northeastern University in Boson.