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More than a dozen state and local agencies will work together in a week-long exercise focused on agriculture-based emergencies from March 3 through 8 at the Socorro County Fairgrounds.
Rumors of Socorro General Hospital's demise have been greatly exaggerated, to paraphrase humorist Mark Twain.
When the 2014 New Mexico Legislature wrapped up Thursday, Feb. 20, local governmental agencies in Socorro County were slated to receive more a combined total of more than $2 million for Capital Outlay projects.
As a part of the high school FFA's community partnership with the city of Socorro, FFA member and Socorro High School senior Greg Stover designed and fabricated a decorative sheet-metal sign for Sedillo City Park's softball field. The sign was installed last week.
Socorro High School's Science Olympiad team snagged third place overall in the high school division at the state competition at New Mexico Tech this weekend, topping all the state's public school competitors. Albuquerque Home Schoolers and Albuquerque Academy took first and second places, respectively. The winning team travels to Orlando, Florida, for the national competition in May.
Socorro mayoral candidates Ravi Bhasker and Michael Olguin, Jr., went back and forth answering a variety of questions during a public forum Feb. 20 at the county annex.
El Camino Real Historic Trail Site, formerly El Camino Real International Heritage Center, sheds light on the role of New Mexico's early forts Saturday, March 1, during Historic Forts Day.
Incumbent Mayor Ravi Bhasker and challenger City Councilor Michael Olguin, Jr., will answer voters' questions from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. today, Feb. 20, at the Socorro County Annex, 198 Neel Ave. Light refreshments will be served.
The U.S. Corps of Engineers will break ground on the first phase of a long-awaited river levee project this summer, according to project manager Jerry Nieto.
One of the best examples of the future of agriculture in Socorro County can be found in two student-centric organizations — 4-H and Future Farmers of America.
The sounds and smoke of muskets, cannonade and other weapons used in the Civil War will be filling the air this weekend at an encampment where the Escondida Bridge crosses the Rio Grande.
Magdalena-area residents can now join a grass-roots "Biggest Loser" contest. The top loser will get a lot less than the $250,000 Rachel Fredrickson did, the controversial winner on the popular NBC show. On the other hand, Magdaleneans won't have to travel to California or even Socorro for personal coaching and healthy foods, according to organizer Alice Lawton.
Now that everyone should have received their W-2s and other income documentation, it's time to start planning for that great American tradition of filing out income tax forms. The task can be made a little easier this year, thanks to a program new to Socorro.
Surf the internet for any length of time and one is bound to come across a homemade video.
In front of a full house Tuesday night, the Magdalena Village Board of Trustees, in a 2-1 vote, disbanded the Magdalena Water Team – the committee that was formed in January to help the board make decisions on water system plans. Mayor Sandy Julian said since the New Mexico Rural Water Association provides the same service, the local volunteer water committee was not needed.
The students and staff at Magdalena High School are hosting a village mayoral candidate public forum at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at the school’s fine arts center.