Two Catron County men and a 17-year-old male juvenile were arrested Aug. 7 in Datil for the alleged stabbings of Eda Farr-Lee and Melissa Leyba, a Catron County Sheriff's press release stated.
His goal was to have the church ready for its 400th anniversary next month, and with the support and work of parishioners and the donation to $1.1 million from The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, that goal has been met.
According to Socorro County studies, officials said the solid waste program has been losing money for far too long.
It was deep within the untamed foliage near the murky banks of the Rio Grande just within city limits where a few tattered shirts, a coffee mug and some empty cans laid abandoned in a small dirt clearing.
After a contentious discussion, the Magdalena Village Board of Trustees voted to table a request from Magdalena Schools superintendent Mike Chambers to fulfill an agreement previously made by the board on April 14.
The Socorro Dispatch Center was approved to be run by its own newly-created department by city council at council's meeting Monday.
If Socorro could lay claim to just one celebrated figure of the old west, it would be Elfego Baca.
Timmy Leyba, 22, who is accused of multiple assault felonies – including breaking into the Magdelena Marshal's home and beating him – and a series of misdemeanors allegedly committed in March, was recently found not competent to stand trial, his lawyer told El Defensor Chieftain.
On a two to one margin, the Board of Trustees voted to censure District II trustee Charlie Wagner for breach of confidentiality, disloyalty, willful misconduct and working against the best interests of the membership.
With an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, passed by Congress May 22, officials with the SunZia transmission line expect to remain on schedule.
The Magdalena Village Board has been short one trustee since Mayor Diego Montoya announced the resignation of Barbara Baca five weeks ago.
Socorro City Council echoed its position from a month ago in the ongoing effort to sever its franchise agreement with Socorro Electric Cooperative by unanimously approving an additional resolution Monday, citing alleged breaches of "principles" of the co-op's functionality.
Three miles west of Magdalena the old west comes alive for two Saturdays every month when members of the Trail Drivers Cowboy Action Shooting Club get together to practice their skills at a mock-up of a typical western town of the late 1800s.
New York company Augustin Plains Ranch, LLC is continuing its efforts to get approval by the Office of the State Engineer for its water project in Catron and Socorro counties.
In a time of "severe" and "extreme" drought, according to the National Drought Mitigatino Center, the city of Socorro actually is swimming in its own surplus water rights.
It's been almost eight years since Annine Gabaldon lost her son in a car-to-pedestrian accident, but in October she was granted $1 million in combined restitution when a judge ordered the defendants he found responsible for wrongful death and failure to provide aid to do so.
The search continues for a new trustee in Magdalena.
A 5-year-old child was attacked by a 4-year-old Rottweiler June 16, and the dog was then shot by a person who owned a concealed carry permit.
Luke Dienlen, a former Socorro County roads department mechanic, has filed a lawsuit against the department and the Board of County Commissioners that accuses his superiors of retaliating against him after he states working conditions were unsafe and not up to standards.
It was felt not only on the third floor of a building at New Mexico Tech but also in Magdalena and Hop Canyon. An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter Scale occurred at 9:52 p.m. Saturday near Duncan, Arizona, 160 miles away.