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Celtic band Lúnasa’s only NM stop at Tech

Photo courtesy of PAS: Celtic band Lúnasa to will perform at 7:30 p.m. March 5 at Tech’s Macey Center.

Following successful summer performances at three of the biggest music festivals in the world is the highly acclaimed Celtic band Lúnasa, scheduled to appear at New Mexico Tech's Macey Center at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, in a Performing Arts Series (PAS) event.

Lemitar church open again

John Larson — El Defensor Chieftain: A covered front porch is a new addition to the rebuilt Lemitar mission church. It reopened on Monday.

The 185 year-old La Sagrada Familia Church in Lemitar observed its rededication Monday with a Mass celebrated by Archbishop of Santa Fe Michael J. Sheehan and Father Andy Pavlak of San Miguel Missions.

One dead in rollover car crash

New Mexico State Police reported about 4 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, just north of Socorro one person was killed in a single-vehicle rollover accident, and one person was transported to University of New Mexico Hospital.

Kirtland special ops training in county continues

John Larson - El Defensor Chieftain: CV-22 Osprey crew chief readies for landing at Kirtland AFB. The rear ramp door is always open during flight.

Its primary mission is to rescue soldiers and downed pilots in hostile combat areas, and the 58th Special Operations Wing operating out of Kirtland AFB continues to use the rough terrain of Cibola National Forest in Socorro County to train its combat personnel.