Miss Pearl Hallett taught 2 years at the Clear Creek School and 1 year at Cottonwood before she married Everett Jordan in 1915. Mrs. Jordan taught at the Clear Creek School 1 year and then at the Camp Verde School in 1945.
The United Verde Copper Company started up on August 1, 1887, after being closed since December, 1884.
There is a grave in Oak Creek Canyon near the Thompson ranch where J. H. Prescott was buried.
During an eclipse of the sun at Camp Verde on July 29, 1878, the temperature fell 32 degrees in 30 minutes. People in Jerome witnessed a partial eclipse of the sun on June 8, 1917.
Near the ruin of an ancient civilization, "Old West" pioneer wagons and other relics are displayed at this modern trailer park.
Babbitt's Cottonwood Lumber moved from "Old Town" to their new building on the 89A Bypass in the hope that the larger space would help provide better service and a wider range of products to their Verde Valley customers.
With the constant improvements one cannot help but believe that Jerome will be "The Town" for some time to come.
Raging water in Deception Gulch was 12 to 15 feet deep. Roads were washed out and mines became isolated.
Joe Moser and Ray Steele, with the support of Sedona citizens, made their dream of having an airport become a reality.
The Cottonwood Progressive Association tried to revive the Chamber of Commerce.
After deputies were removed from the Yavapai County payroll, there was a new shortage of officers in the Verde Valley.
Trouble grew out of businessmen employing a "scab" to lead the Jerome Hose Team in the race at Prescott.
It's been quite a couple of weeks for predators out here. This is because something large--the mountain lion, I assume--killed something equally as large between my fence and the creek. (Of course, the mystery writer in me spun a completely different story. Morbid is now my middle name.)
Tree-removal projects have already caused stream bank erosion.
The "water salvage" program and cutting trees in the Verde Valley has ended for 1969, but the long-term project will continue.
After trees were clear-cut or thinned along the Verde River to "save water" and for "flood control" the wildlife habitat was destroyed, and a few residents began to complain.
The old boarding house was remodeled and opened as Cottonwood Funeral Chapel on September 15, 1949. The building was reconstructed during 1968, and remodeling was completed during 1970.
A new business, fights, a motorcycle speed record, an inquest, an explosion, and the 8th grade graduation were of interest to Jerome citizens during the middle of June.
Mingus Mountain could harbor the very industry needed today. Mining "new" minerals offers a distinct possibility.
The fire destroyed the building owned by Selna and Kovacovich, occupied by Miller and Darlington, the Gonzales barber shop, and the Fountain Saloon owned by Andrew Issoglio.
Jim and Anne Thomas moved from New York to Sedona last August. They opened Sedona's fifth and largest grocery store in West Sedona.
Construction began during 1898, and the church was dedicated during 1903. Now people are expressing an interest in saving the building.
Because the factory, said to be owned by a Russian, is out of business, parties who owe various sums of money for goods purchased will attempt to evade payment of their debts.
Lee and Oma Bird constructed a building in 1945, which became the Oak Creek Market in conjunction with the Oak Creek Tavern. The Cowboy Artists of America, Inc., was founded there on June 23, 1965.
The new high school is planned, 2 new locomotives have arrived, there is new machinery for the Cleopatra Copper Co., and law enforcement officials are kept busy.
- Counterfeit money circulating in Verde Valley
- 5 haunted dwellings of the Verde Valley
- 1,445 miles in 14 days: Verde Valley man journeys to Iowa hometown by bicycle
- Arson suspect arrested in Rimrock
- Major issue in Clarkdale soil remediation project: Where will they put the dirt?
- Crazy Tony’s helps an Old Town neighbor during opening
- Mingus Union Business Manager Kirk Waddle resigns
- Obituary: Curtis Robert Colony
- Highway stop uncovers marijuana edibles packaged similar to children’s cereal
- Detectives nab 89-year-old accused of using stolen identity for 28 years
- Detectives arrest 7 during drug bust
- Restaurant roundup: What’s new, what’s coming soon, what’s just a rumor
- Police arrest man after bloody fight
- Sedona man gets 120 years in prison for possessing, distributing child pornography
- Man already indicted for murder now faces murder-for-hire charges
- Obituary: Kenyon Lee Evans
- 1 person, 1 dog die in car fire
- Sheriff wants Verde Valley off limits to sex trafficking
- Counterfeit money circulating in Verde Valley
- BMW driver fires handgun during road rage incident