Articles for the ‘News’ Category

Sheriff’s Office Blotter

These items were taken from reports at the Socorro County Sheriff’s office • A woman in Polvadera reported she was punched by the suspect. Photographs were taken of her face,…[Read more]

Camp inspires budding aviators

Courtesy photo: The Tuskegee Airmen Institute (TAI) is a group of individuals bent upon providing students between the grades of 6 and 11 with real world hands-on, minds-on experiences and education in aviation.

The Tuskegee Airmen were African-American World War II aviators commonly referred to as “Red Tails.” Today, the Tuskegee Airmen Institute (TAI) is a group of individuals bent upon providing students…[Read more]

$5.91 million for projects

John Larson — El Defensor Chieftain: The New Mexico Firefighters Training Academy will replace its burn building with the funding.

At New Mexico Tech, a new data center will mean a more secure computer system for the college. In Socorro, additional work on a project could lure rodeo events and…[Read more]

Chambers stepping down in Magdalena

Mike Chambers, superintendent of Magdalena Schools for the last 10 years, submitted his resignation effective June 30. School Board President Janice Jaramillo said she received the letter of resignation last…[Read more]