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Community Interest

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Dennis McGrane, the chief deputy in the Yavapai County Attorney’s Office, is this year’s recipient of the Jack Ogg Award for Community Service by the Yavapai County Bar Association.

December 23, 2017
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On Dec. 15, Cottonwood Elementary School fifth grader Ron Bongon, pictured at right, finished first at the school’s annual Spelling Bee.

December 23, 2017
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Camp Verde Senior Center and President Dennis Hach recognizes Vicky Menseneick with a Certificate of Appreciation for the special contributions Vicky makes to the Center.

December 23, 2017
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The Camp Verde Senior Center and President Denny Hach, recognize Carrie McCarter, on the right, and Mikki Uszenski, in the center, with Volunteer of the Year awards.

December 21, 2017
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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.

December 14, 2017
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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.

By Bill Helm December 14, 2017
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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.

December 12, 2017
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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.

December 12, 2017
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Sergeant Brian O’Connor, a 2012 graduate of Mingus Union High School, has served in the Air Force for more than five years.

December 9, 2017
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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.

December 7, 2017
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Northern Arizona Hospice held a retirement party Monday at Red Rooster for Rosemary Schmid, who has volunteered at the agency for 33 years.

By Jennifer Volpe December 5, 2017
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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).

November 16, 2017
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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.

November 14, 2017
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The Cottonwood Village honored the 35 veterans (25 from World War II), who reside at the Cottonwood Village, in a Veterans Day ceremony Saturday.

By Vyto Starinskas November 11, 2017
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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.

By Vyto Starinskas November 11, 2017
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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.

November 11, 2017
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“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.

November 9, 2017
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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.

By Staff Reports November 2, 2017
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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.

November 2, 2017
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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.

By Staff Reports October 24, 2017
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PVT Lucas Svoboda will complete the first three phases of military police training at the 787th Military Police Battalion -- Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, in August.

July 29, 2017
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Clarkdale Deputy Town Clerk Mary Ellen Dunn has received her Certified Municipal Clerk designation. To earn the CMC designation, a Municipal Clerk must attend extensive education programs and requires pertinent experience in a municipality.

July 27, 2017
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During Friday’s Verde Valley Leadership Class XI graduation ceremonies at the Verde Valley Senior Center, two local young women were honored with the “Patty May Open Your Heart to Youth Scholarships”

July 25, 2017
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The Camp Verde Senior Center is happy to name Shirley O’Conner as the Volunteer of the Month for the month of July.

July 20, 2017
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On Wednesday, June 21, 2017 the Red Hat Ladies, “Old Towne Gals of Cottonwood” got together at the Grasshopper Grill in Cornville to celebrate the birthdays of Shirley Wright and Joanne Hale. 

July 6, 2017