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Farmers Market texts

Robyn Harrison —For El Defensor Chieftain: Socorro Farmers Market vendor Kathy Berger helps shoppers at a Saturday market.

If you love shopping at the Socorro Farmers Market for fresh, locally grown vegetables, eggs, bread and jams but don't always remember to go, the market has just the thing for you: text reminders.

Fire kills one man

One man died after suffering injuries from his camper trailer catching fire sometime before 9:30 p.m. Sunday on the corner of McCutcheon and Center streets, family members and Socorro Police Department confirmed Monday.

County firefighters to get stipends

During a special meeting May 5, Socorro County Commission voted to approve the county's volunteer fire department stipends for calls to which firefighters respond and training they attend.

Wrongful death lawsuit heads to Appeals Court

A wrongful death lawsuit filed six years ago against multiple agencies in the county, including Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) and then-county commissioners, will be heard June 24 by the New Mexico Court of Appeals.