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75 spaces available for Fort Verde Days’ car show

Car show raises money to help fight blindness

Fort Verde Days wouldn’t be the same without the annual Camp Verde Lions Club Car Show.

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Tip-a-Cop to help support Arizona Special Olympics

The Camp Verde Marshal’s Office believes in special tips for Arizona’s Special Olympians.

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Camp Verde council to recognize recently-elected officials

Wednesday, the Camp Verde Town Council will unofficially say hello to Joe Butner and Bill LeBeau as new members of the council.

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9-11 Remembrance (with video)

Tuesday morning, the Verde Valley Fire District employees lined up at the station on SR260 and listened to the following message: “On the morning of September 11, 2001, the United States found itself under attack.

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New attorney for Cecilio Cruz

Murder case may be ready for trial by next summer

The 21-year-old murder case against Cecilio Cruz, 38, is creeping along as a new attorney for Cruz is now three months on the job.

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Cottonwood P&Z approves new Starbucks amid traffic concerns

P&Z voted 4-2 recommending Cottonwood City Council approve the project. Commission Member Tom Narwid and Vice Chairman Judd Wasden were the nay-sayers in the vote.

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Thunder Valley Rally revving up into Cottonwood Wednesday

COTTONWOOD -- Bikers -- both locals and out-of-towners -- are rolling into Old Town and River Front Park Wednesday for the annual Thunder Valley Rally.

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‘Walkin’ on Main’ a celebration of Historic 89A and Verde Valley

The City of Cottonwood is celebrating Historic 89A and the Verde Valley with the 10th Annual Walkin’ on Main event, November 10th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. presented and sponsored by your Cottonwood Edward Jones offices and supported by the Verde Valley Wine Consortium, the City of Cottonwood, and Local First Arizona.

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‘Singing Cowboys’ inducted into Greater Arizona Country Music Hall of Fame

Cottonwood’s Blazin M Ranch “Singing Cowboys” Jeanne and Jim Martin and Bill Bassett were honored this past weekend with their induction into the Greater Arizona Country Music Hall of Fame.

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Camp Verde Quilters sponsor biennial Quilt Show and Fabric Craft Boutique as part of Fort Verde Days

CAMP VERDE – If it didn’t take two years to plan their biennial Fort Verde Days Quilt Show, the Camp Verde Quilter’s Group just might do it more often.

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Mingus may ask Cottonwood-Oak Creek to reconsider consolidation vote

COTTONWOOD – Thursday, the Mingus Union School Board could vote to ask Cottonwood-Oak Creek’s school board to reconsider its December 2017 vote to support a public vote on the consolidation of the two districts.

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Cottonwood Police searching for missing man with Alzheimer's

A 76-year-old Cottonwood man wandered away from his residence at 3400 E. Godard Road this morning, according to a Cottonwood Police news release.

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Motorcycle rider flown to Flagstaff following crash on AZ89A

COTTONWOOD – A motorcycle rider was flown to Flagstaff Medical Center Sunday following a crash near Arizona 89A and Wild Horse Lane.

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Sedona Fire District, DPS rescue injured hiker

SEDONA – An injured hiker was rescued from near the summit of Bell Rock late Sunday morning after suffering a compound fracture of the their lower leg.

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Verde Village car burglar caught thanks to citizen alert

VERDE VILLAGE – An alleged car burglar faces multiple felony charges following his arrest Sept. 8.

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Old Guys create monument for Camp Verde library’s donor bricks

The Camp Verde Community Library is in the brick-selling business.

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Locals plan to protest circus at Verde Valley Fairgrounds

Jordan World Circus will be making a stop in Cottonwood Monday at the Verde Valley Fairgrounds for a show that “will thrill fans of all ages,” according to their ticket page.

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Steady funding for education or funding for now?

InvestinEd movement still a must in order to infuse schools with needed dollars for the future

The elementary-grade wisdom of the storybook, “The Little Engine that Could,” is one area educators suggest needs to prevail when it comes to revamping the InvestinEd movement — optimism driving the pro-education train over a mountain of naysayers to find a permanent source of funding public schools.

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Camp Verde Quilters sponsor biennial Quilt Show and Fabric Craft Boutique as part of Fort Verde Days

If it didn’t take two years to plan their biennial Fort Verde Days Quilt Show, the Camp Verde Quilter’s Group just might do it more often.

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Beaver Creek cross country, volleyball teams undefeated

District giving out more free breakfasts, lunches this year, superintendent says

Good things are happening at Beaver Creek School District, said Superintendent Karin Ward.

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Verde Santa Fe to re-open as Agave Highlands

A group of five local investors has purchased the Verde Santa Fe Golf Course in Cornville and have renamed it the Agave Highlands.

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Riggs, Hoffman advance in race for superintendent of public instruction

The Republican Party finally has its nominee for superintendent of public instruction.

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VACTE recognizes September students of the month

At its Sept. 4 meeting, the Valley Academy of Career and Technology Education Superintendent Bob Weir presented the program’s September 2018 Student of the Month awards to Mingus Union High School automotive student Jacob Amis, Sedona-Red Rock High School sports medicine student Mary Westervelt, Valley Academy construction student Luis Rivera and Camp Verde High School graphic and web design student Angel Brady, from left. Photo courtesy VACTE

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Camp Verde announces National Night Out Oct. 2

This year, Camp Verde’s National Night Out celebration will be held from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2 on Main Street between 1st Street & Head, as well as parking lot between Town Hall and the Historical Society museum.

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Sisterhood Connection, Diane Joens announce 2018 Women of the Year Awards

The Sisterhood Connection is planning a luncheon on Sept. 22 to recognize and honor 14 accomplished women in the Verde Valley and Sedona who have made significant contributions as leaders, mentors and advocates.