Magdalena Marshall Larry Cearley received mixed greetings Friday afternoon as he distributed a newly passed ordinance from the Magdalena Village Council. “Most people are glad to see (the restrictions),” Cearley…[Read more]
Magdalena The Cibola National Forest and Grasslands’ Magdalena Ranger District is expanding fire restrictions. Effective 8 a.m. on Monday, June 17, the San Mateo, Datil and Magdalena Mountain units will…[Read more]
The annual meeting of the Socorro Electric Cooperative was held on June 8 after being continued by a vote at the end of the May 15 meeting.
Since the Trujillo Well in Magdalena went dry last Wednesday morning, various communities and agencies have been working with Magdalena officials to supply water to residents.
The Socorro City Council approved a resolution to offset the rising cost of retirement for city employees during the council's regular meeting June 3, which tied in to a later discussion of how well the city is managing its finances in spite of the recession.
County residents seeking to improve their reading or math skills, support their children's literacy, learn about computers, or prepare for high school diploma equivalency (GED) or college entrance exams now have two programs in town catering to their needs.
Roadblocks will be set on Highway 380 on the following dates and times: Wednesday, June 12 – at 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and noon and Thursday, June 13 – at…[Read more]
The annual meeting of the Socorro Electric Cooperative was held on Saturday after being continued by a vote at the end of the May 15 meeting. As the meeting got…[Read more]
A car show in Alamo on Saturday featured over 30 vehicles. The event was organized and sponsored by teachers and personnel from the high school. It drew exhibitors from the area who displayed their motorcycles, trucks and cars. Attendees were treated to a barbecue.
The Socorro County Commission approved the county's interim budget to submit to the state, which includes a deficit of about $686,000 in the general fund, during the commission's regular meeting May 28. Discussion soon segued into what's going on at the assessor's office and raises for crucial staff members.
The incumbent Socorro County Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District director, San Antonio farmer Chris Sichler, won the Position 3 election handily with 343 votes on June 4. Challenger Jericho Sanchez of Veguita garnered 166 votes. In a statement emailed last night, Sichler expressed his gratitude for the voters' support.
An estimated 200 ranchers, farmers and agricultural agency representatives from around the state convened in Socorro on May 29 to discuss drought planning, drought loss mitigation and resource management. New Mexico State University hosted a workshop at the Socorro County Extension Center to provide tools and ideas to agricultural producers and those agencies that work with them.
When Vivian Torres stepped into her house May 31, she couldn't keep the smile off her face.
The Socorro City Council already had manure on its mind for its regular meeting Monday, but moved the item up to the top of its agenda when residents complained about a terrible smell during public forum.