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YES the Arc recognizes Verde Valley Newspapers at annual Christmas dinner

Since 1974, YES the Arc has met the needs of the Verde Valley’s developmentally disabled. Saturday, the longtime organization held its 43rd Annual Holiday Dinner Dance at the Clarkdale Memorial Club House.

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V’ACTE, Jones Ford announce November JTED students of the month

On Dec. 5, the Jones Ford and the Valley Academy for Career and Technology Education governing board recognized the November Jones Ford Verde Valley and V’ACTE CTE Students of the Month.

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Realtors Association names new leadership, honors region’s top professionals

The Sedona Verde Valley Association of REALTORS® held its annual Installation and Awards event on Friday, Dec. 8, at the Clark Memorial Clubhouse with a 1920s theme.

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40 student nurses mark end of Yavapai College studies; earn pins, degrees

Fall semester came to a memorable close for 40 Yavapai College student nurses who earned the chance to either continue their educations or, following a national licensing exam, to join the ranks of nurses caring for the sick and wounded across the globe.

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Mingus graduate Sgt. O’Conner meets president

Sergeant Brian O’Connor, a 2012 graduate of Mingus Union High School, has served in the Air Force for more than five years.

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Yavapai College student-crafted wine triumphs at invitation-only Jefferson Cup

Top honors continue to roll in for the products of Yavapai College students studying the art and science of winemaking at the Southwest Wine Center in Clarkdale.

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Hospice volunteer retires after 33 years of service

Northern Arizona Hospice held a retirement party Monday at Red Rooster for Rosemary Schmid, who has volunteered at the agency for 33 years.

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New Arrival: Juri Fukano Sestak

Juri Fukano Sestak was born at Verde Valley Medical Center at 7:42 a.m. on October 23rd 2017.

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New Arrival: Wilder Winslow Farr

New Arrival: Wilder Winslow Farr

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Volunteers of the Month

The Camp Verde Senior Center along with President Dennis Hach presented the Volunteer of the Month award to Mary Ann Lambert (left), and Ava Dering (right).

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V’ACTE, Jones Ford announce October JTED students of the month

Tuesday, the Jones Ford and the Valley Academy for Career and Technology Education governing board recognize the October Jones Ford Verde Valley and V’ACTE CTE Students of the Month.

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Twin Treat: Brantley and Reagan Slipher

Brantley and Reagan Slipher were born Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 at Yavapai Regional Medical Center in Prescott Valley to Mark and Evelyn Slipher of Cottonwood.

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Cottonwood Village honors veterans

The Cottonwood Village honored the 35 veterans (25 from World War II), who reside at the Cottonwood Village, in a Veterans Day ceremony Saturday.

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Veterans gather at Verde Valley Flyers Veterans Day event

Veterans with the Verde Valley Flyers, who were at a Veterans Day event at the Cottonwood Airport Saturday morning, line up for a photo in front of Terry Andrew’s 1944 attack trainer airplane.

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Veterans Salute at Cottonwood Village

Some of the 35 veterans (25 from World War II), who reside at the Cottonwood Village assisted living facility in Cottonwood, pose for an annual photo for the Verde Independent.

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100th birthday party

“Lovey” Louise Warner was surprised by a 100th birthday party at the Mingus Union High School bookstore early Thursday morning where she has been a volunteer for 14 years.

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50th Wedding Anniversary

Ernie and Josie Carrillo of Cottonwood celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 28 with a gathering of family and friends at the Cottonwood American Legion.

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Bishop of Arizona to preside at instillation of new minister

The Right Reverend Kirk Stevan Smith, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Arizona, will preside over the installation of The Rev. Monica Whitaker as Rector of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Sedona on Nov. 5 in the Sanctuary at 100 Arroyo Pinon Drive in West Sedona.

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Camp Verde High School student of the month

Camp Verde High School has announced that senior Ani Steinhardt the school’s November Kiwanis Student of the Month. Steinhardt has a 4.028 GPA and is ranked second in her class.

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Friends of Clark Memorial Library receives boost from Clarkdale-Jerome Lion’s Club

At the Clark Memorial Library reopening ceremony on Oct. 19, Clarkdale-Jerome Lions Club President David Andrews presented the Friends of Clark Memorial Library with a check for $3,500.

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Celebration of Life for Isabelle Lacey

A Celebration of Life for Isabelle Lacey will be held on November 4th from 2-4pm in the Cottonwood Ranch Clubhouse.

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Happy birthday – for the 107th time!

Before diving into a piece of birthday cake, Cottonwood resident Margaret Burns had lunch at Annie’s on Mingus Avenue with several of her friends.

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75th Wedding Anniversary

The Hale family is proud to announce the 75th wedding anniversary of Cottonwood residents John and Lena Hale.

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57th Wedding Anniversary

The Miskols celebrate their 57th wedding anniversary

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Verde Valley woman celebrates 100th birthday

LaVersa Barto celebrated her 100th birthday with 180 members of her family and friends at the at the Verde Village Property Owners Association clubhouse Saturday where they posed for many photos to remember the historic event.

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