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Cottonwood’s Jordan Bramblett wins NAIA national marathon championship
2014 Mingus grad averages 5:51 a mile for 26.2-mile distance

GULF SHORES ALABAMA – Jordan Bramblett could not have written a better script to call it a day for the final race of his college career.

By Dan Engler May 25, 2019
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Verde Connect alternate routes to be presented

May 25, 2019
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COTTONWOOD – Every little bit counts. Last year, Mingus Union graduates received a collective $4,487,346 at the school’s annual scholarship and academic awards ceremony.

By Bill Helm May 25, 2019
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VERDE VALLEY – This summer, Beaver Creek, Cottonwood-Oak Creek and Mingus Union school districts will partner with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Summer Food Service Program to offer free meals to children ages 17 and younger.

By Bill Helm May 25, 2019
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Airport ‘noise’ complaints not unique to Cottonwood
City facility does not meet FAA standard as ‘mandatory noise abatement airport’

The oft-repeated complaints about noise at the Cottonwood Airport are not unique to Cottonwood.

By Dan Engler May 23, 2019
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CAMP VERDE – Carmen Howard made it clear Wednesday that Camp Verde’s town staff “does support” Dugan McDonald’s plan to develop 185 acres along SR 260 into a residential and commercial community.

By Bill Helm May 23, 2019
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CLARKDALE -- The Clarkdale Planning Commission Tuesday decided to table a zoning request by Arizona Public Service for a substation along SR89A.

By Vyto Starinskas May 23, 2019
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VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – John Cornelius was dedicated to helping Yavapai County’s disabled veterans.

By Bill Helm May 23, 2019
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Leading up to Gov. Ducey signing Senate Bill 1073 on April 22, much-sought appropriation language was removed that promised $50,000 to help offset school district consolidation transition costs.

By Bill Helm May 23, 2019
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CORNVILLE -- The mission of the Verde Valley Archaeology Center includes the protection and preservation of archaeological sites in the Verde Valley.

May 23, 2019
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PRESCOTT -- Taking a step closer to becoming registered nurses, 37 men and women from across Yavapai County marked the completion of their associate of applied science degrees during a traditional pinning ceremony May 11 at the Yavapai College Prescott campus.

By Provided by Yavapai College May 23, 2019
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In the coming months, Yavapai County Development Services will transition from its old paper-based plan review and permitting system into a brand-new state-of-the-art digital system.

By Provided by Yavapai County May 23, 2019
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MCGUIREVILLE – For the sixth year in a row, McGuireville will celebrate Memorial Day with its Memorial Day Tractor and Engine Show, beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday.

By Bill Helm May 23, 2019
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American Legion Post and Auxiliary 135 will host their 10th annual Memorial Day Observance held at Windmill Park on May 25, beginning at 11 a.m.

May 23, 2019
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Tuesday, May 21, Mario Alberto Casillas, 28, Camp Verde, was found guilty of contracting without a license, a Class 1 misdemeanor in Flagstaff Justice Court.

By The Verde Independent May 22, 2019
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Drivers should expect potentially hazardous driving conditions in higher elevations of northern Arizona as a late-season winter storm is expected to bring rain and snow to parts of the state through Thursday morning, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

By ADOT Public Information Office May 22, 2019
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COTTONWOOD – Mingus Union High School celebrates its 273 graduates this Friday at 7 p.m. on the school’s football field – Bright Field.

By Bill Helm May 21, 2019
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COTTONWOOD – On a 4-to-0 vote, the Mingus Union School Board decided that Justin Hartman will become the high school’s second assistant principal.

By Bill Helm May 21, 2019
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Valley Academy fire science named outstanding CTE program
Instructor Steve Darby has ‘opened the door’ for Verde Valley students to gain career skills

COTTONWOOD – The Association for Career Technical Education of Arizona has recognized Valley Academy’s fire science program – and instructor Steve Darby – as the state’s outstanding career and technical education program for 2019.

By Bill Helm May 21, 2019
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CAMP VERDE – A 23-year-old man charged with the first-degree murder of his father in October 2015 at Fossil Creek will stand trial in January.

By Bill Helm May 21, 2019
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Cottonwood Public Library announces Food For Fines from May 20 to June 1. Bring in non-perishable food items and each item donated will take $1 off your late fines.

May 21, 2019
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Yavapai College honored a second-generation firefighter, an innovative public safety officer, a distinguished fire academy instructor and a longtime public servant when it selected Yavapai County Emergency Manager Ron Sauntman for its Verde Valley Alumnus of the Year Award at YC’s Evening of Recognition Tuesday night.

May 21, 2019
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It may not be a Pink Floyd, Guns & Roses or a Police reunion, but local Verde Valley music fans may want to dust off the cobwebs from their Major Lingo dancing shoes for a reunion show at the Spirit Room Friday night.

By Vyto Starinskas May 21, 2019
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Judge Bluff changes Bateman’s felony plea to misdemeanor
Former Mingus Union executive assistant on unsupervised probation for tampering with public record

record charge should be a class 1 misdemeanor, and that Bateman should pay fines and serve 18 months of unsupervised probation.

By Bill Helm May 21, 2019
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Registered sex offender arrested for possession of child pornography in Rimrock
Images of pre-pubescent child found during investigation into unrelated scam

A registered sex offender from Rimrock was arrested on May 15 for having child pornography on his cellphone.

By The Verde Independent May 21, 2019

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