With the Nov. 4 election of Darryl Cases as Socorro County's probate judge, it's not hard to presume that public service is a Cases family tradition.
In the continuing search for evidence of Socorro's origin, Jornada Research Institute (JRI) conducted additional research in November to find traces of the Piro Pueblo of Pilabó, which lies underneath modern Socorro near San Miguel Church.
Photography as art is hard to achieve, but Socorro photographer Don Boyd has earned that distinction with his works currently on exhibit at the Socorro County Chamber of Commerce.
With the 2014 Festival of the Cranes over, the crowds of bird watchers have left and gone home, but the birds remain, and not just within the confines of Bosque del Apache.
Earle Powell Bursum was 80 when she passed away in Socorro Nov. 9, and in those years she managed to raise four children, spearhead the establishment of El Camino Real Historic Trail Site and supported many civic groups and organizations, all the while maintaining an 8 top 9 handicap on the golf course.
Neither Sheriff-elect William Armijo or his deputy first-cousin, Lee, knew that a Socorro County ordinance stated direct relatives could not work in supervisor-subordinate roles, the two men said at the Tuesday commission meeting.
One Polvadera man was stabbed in his chest by another man with a small knife about 3 p.m. last Thursday at a home in the small community.
The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District, Derrick J. Lente, announced Monday the board selection of Mike A. Hamman as its chief engineer and CEO following the retirement of Subhas Shah.
Wedged in between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is what the Magdalena Chamber of Commerce is referring to as Small Business Saturday.
A recent decision from the New Mexico Supreme Court has local legal and correctional facility officials confused by the interpretation of the judgment.
The few and far between, if not rare, occurrences of human West Nile Viruses in Socorro County have not caused any deaths in the last seven years.
Aerojet Rocketdyne is closing its Socorro facility.
The water project at the school will proceed as planned. That's what Superintendent Mike Chambers told the Magdalena Municipal Schools Board of Education at its monthly meeting Monday night.
The New Mexico Game Commission ruled at its monthly meeting last week that it will no longer automatically issue permits to allow private landowners to hold carnivores in captivity for the purpose of reintroducing them into the wild.
To continue receiving grant funding, the Socorro County Prevention Coalition (SCPC) is required by New Mexico's Office of Substance Abuse Prevention (OSAP) to select eight "intervening variables" or objectives for the next fiscal year as part of its strategic plan.
Socorro city councilor Toby Jaramillo has helped feed New Mexicans in need during the holiday season since The Beatles were still together.
The holiday season has been called "the most wonderful time of the year," but it could be the worst time of year for the homeless.
A disgruntled district III constituency put pressure on the Socorro Electric Cooperative (SEC) at its annual meeting with the approval of a resolution threatening to do away with the current establishment.
Actors with the Socorro Community Theater hit the stage again this weekend with a spoof on murder mysteries called "The Murder Room."
"Wild Things, Wild Places, Wild West" is the title of Vertu's 2014 Autumn show, which opened Nov. 5.