For those who spend their golden years making lives better for their community constituents, the Socorro County Senior Center will host a recognition event for their senior volunteers.
Eggsibition 2015, the latest in a long line of egg shows curated by Magdalena artist Yvonne Magener, presents eggs as artwork. The South African native said it was tradition in her mother's family to decorate eggs.
Some motorists blared their horns, either in opposition or solidarity, Monday along California Street in Socorro to acknowledge a student protest.
Timmy Leyba, 22, was already facing felony charges of aggravated burglary, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and more. Now he will have to face more felony battery charges after fighting a correctional officer and making a futile attempt to escape custody.
Because of an agreement the City of Socorro said it has made with the contractors of the San Acacia Levee project, some road funds may be allocated to other areas.
When one stage curtain closes, another one opens.
Singing and dancing will fill the historic Garcia Opera House as Socorro Community Theater presents the musical "Oliver!" the next two weekends.
Home field advantage has its edge, but high standards swear no allegiance.
Private landowners, who farm or ranch in New Mexico, may be eligible to receive technical and financial assistance for implementing conservation practices that benefit wildlife habitat in the state.
Astronomers using the National Science Foundation's Very Large Array (VLA) found surprisingly energetic activity in what they otherwise considered a "boring" galaxy, and their discovery provides important insight on how supermassive black holes can have a catastrophic effect on the galaxies in which they reside.
Officers arrested Joseph L. Padilla, a.k.a. Joseph Montano, 33, Feb. 17 in Socorro by way of a federal warrant in regard to conspiracy to abet trafficking 18.7 pounds, 8.5 kilograms, of cocaine into New Mexico, according to U.S. District Court documents inspected by El Defensor Chieftain.
Amid repeated objections by District 2 Trustee Charlie Wagner, the Socorro Electric Cooperative's Board of Trustees voted to schedule a special meeting of the members.
Across the United States, some parents in states where the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) test has been implemented have chosen to remove their child or children from taking the standardized exam.
The Good Samaritan Society-Socorro, locally known simply as Good Sam's, is planning more renovations to its facility on Highway 60 thanks to a successful fundraiser in December.
What Socorro County administration viewed as a way to recoup damages to roads from major projects was met with backlash from local business owners who use large trucks for business.
After almost 50 years of writing thousands of policies from auto to homeowners insurance and taking care of hundreds of claims, State Farm agent Hubert Hardern is retiring.
A fraud and embezzlement case that began five years ago may finally be put to rest.
The year was 1862. The mining boom which would bring prosperity to Socorro would not start for another handful of years, but in the early 1860s Socorro was little more than mostly adobe homes and buildings with a population of about a thousand.