Compiled by Denise Ortega



Grand Opening Specials

  • Hand Towels or Dish Towels were $.69 Now $.25 each
  • Panty Hose two for $1.00
  • 77 Pc. Melamine Dinner Ware, Reg. $24.95 Now $9.98
  • Boy’s Shirts $.97 each
  • Portable Color TV 19” $339.88
  • Deluxe Freezers $199.88


DANGER OF BUSES TIPPING. 102 students on a 66 passenger bus. Overload conditions that make emergency evacuation procedures impossible. These are the facts about Socorro buses as stated to the Board of Education. The serious threat to student safety has developed over a long period of time through a lack of public understanding of state limits on bus transportation for public school students. Transportation direc­tor Mike Yonker recommends bus passes to be issued as soon as the identity of legal riders is determined with careful checks of passengers by drivers. Overloading makes the school district liable if students become injured and would automatically cancel out all insur­ance which is carried.


CHURCH BURGLARY. Two juveniles are being held in a detention center on charges of burglarizing a church. The boys, 15 and 16, have been charged with burglary, larceny and con­spiracy. The suspects took a bottle of wine, matches and two lighters. The youths had run away from a nearby New Mexico Boys’ Ranch the night before. The incident happened at Las Nutrias Church. A male witness observed the boys coming out of the church with the stolen items.

DAMIEN OCAMPO, the Socorro Warriors star quarterback, demoralized the Belen Eagles, sin­gle-handedly leading the Warriors to a 36-20 win over Belen. Ocampo had a hand in the Warrior’s last two scores as well. He handed the ball to Lenny Baldonado for one and hit Todd Rother for an 80-yard TD pass to seal the victory. In what was Ocampo’s only mistake of the night, he missed the one extra point.


Quality Repairs- Fair Price

Rebuilt Transmission as low as $249

Installation as low as $49


  • Ultra-Surf $5.00
  • Flannel Shirt $5.00
  • Bar Soap TWO pack for $2
  • Wizard Air Freshener $1 each


AUTO ACCIDENT. A Socorro resident has been formally charged in an automobile accident occur­ring Monday night that that left one woman dead and five others seri­ously injured. Man was arraigned in Socorro Magistrate Court on Thursday and charged with eight different counts stemming from the accident. According to court docu­ments, the charges include aggra­vated first DWI and reckless driv­ing, both misdemeanors, as well as homicide by motor vehicle and five separate counts of great bodily injury by vehicle, those being third degree felonies. The penalty for the alleged crimes could mean as much as a total of 20 years in prison and $27,500 in fines.


AT THE END of August, Socorroans are able to turn their radio dials to Mine Country 102.1 FM and hear live Socorro High School football games on the airwaves once again. Operated by Bill Pace, of Pace Audio in Albuquerque, in conjunction with Socorro’s Integrated Technologies Group, 102.1 FM will be broadcast­ing SHS Warrior football games throughout the season.