Although State Rep. Don Tripp, R-Socorro, was expected to be elected as the next New Mexico Speaker of the House, he narrowly edged Rep. Luciano "Lucky Varlea" 37-32 by the House constituents on Tuesday.
A man wielding a box cutter Monday evening was reported to have robbed the Family Dollar located at 1019 California St. in Socorro.
Amid a stabbing in the Polvadera community in November, one person has been charged with attempted murder in the first degree and aggravated battery with the use of a deadly weapon, second- and third-degree felonies, respectively.
A new car and truck mainstay in Socorro since 1963, Monette Ford closed its Frontage Road location two weeks ago. Monette's Truth or Consequences location also closed.
The Magdalena School Board heard a thorough briefing on the New Mexico GRADS program at its monthly meeting Monday night at the school.
Utility rates in Socorro have not been changed at least since 2010 or 2011, according to city documents, and the next increase is expected to give those funds a cushion for the foreseeable future.
The Magdalena Samaritan Center has moved "uptown."
As Socorro County Prevention Coalition (SCPC) seeks more ways to lower drug and alcohol statistics, the coalition is looking to take its efforts to the ground level.
All those orange traffic signs, pylons and speed markers crowding California Street between Proto Road and Bullock Boulevard direct an unusual detour.
In business since 1963, Monette Ford closed its showroom and doors last week. The action was necessitated due to the economic climate, according to Danny Monette.