My mother was a teenager during the 1930s. That decade was one of the busiest for the cattle and sheep raisers in eastern Arizona and western New Mexico. In 1885, the railroad company built a spur line from Socorro to Magdalena. Livestock growers then had a market for their cattle and sheep. They drove their [...]
Aug. 28, 1950: City police court had one of its busiest days in months, collecting more than $500 in fines.
The Portales Daily News reported that November was the busiest month for Justice of the Peace Tuska Walker since he took office. He had already married 11 couples.