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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.

Genealogist to speak about Socorro grant

Family historian Robert J. C. Baca will speak on "The History and People of the Socorro Land Grant" at 10 a.m. Saturday at Cottonwood Valley Charter School. This program is being presented by the New Mexico Office of the State Historian, the New Mexico Genealogical Society and the Socorro County Historical Society.

Mayor, council declare ultimatum for co-op

Socorro Mayor Ravi Bhasker and Socorro City Council have vocalized an end game to the relentless feud among the municipality, Socorro Electric Cooperative, Inc. board of trustees and divisive stakeholders who live within city limits.

Tech senior commits suicide

A New Mexico Tech student committed suicide Friday night and subsequently died of his self-inflicted injuries early Saturday morning, according to law enforcement.