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Unofficial results show Charlie German ahead of Jackie Baker by nearly 6 percent in Camp Verde mayoral race

Butner, LeBeau, Whatley lead in race for three council seats

Results are still unofficial, but Camp Verde Mayor Charlie German is almost 6 percent ahead of Jackie Baker in the Town’s municipal primary election.

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YCSO volunteer search-and-rescue groups begin donation campaign

Local residences, businesses will receive mailers

Volunteers with the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Auxiliary Force are used to receiving recorded messages like this recent one:

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Hooked On Books turns another page

Larry Wolfe has moved his 45,000 books to 148 S. Main St., organized them and reopened his bookstore. Hooked on Books, at the new location.

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Cottonwood-Oak Creek Superintendent says he is ‘pleased’ with first month of school realignment

One month into the new school year, Cottonwood-Oak Creek School District Superintendent Steve King is “extremely pleased” with the realignment of Dr. Daniel Bright and Cottonwood Community schools.

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Old Guys help ‘stretch the budget’ as they plant vegetation at CV Sports Complex

The Old Guys found a way to beat the heat – and another way to benefit the Town of Camp Verde.

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Teacher arrested for alleged sex with teen boy to formally resign

C-OC board expected to accept resignation Tuesday

Tuesday, the Cottonwood-Oak Creek School District’s governing board is expected to formally accept the resignation of a 22-year-old middle school teacher arrested earlier this month for an alleged sexual encounter with a 17-year-old boy.

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VACTE to recognize career and technology students of the month

At its Sept. 4 meeting, the Valley Academy of Career and Technology Education governing board will present Student of the Month awards to students from Camp Verde, Mingus and Sedona-Red Rock high schools, as well as from the Valley Academy central campus program.

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Camp Verde’s NRL Mortgage a ‘one-man show’

Housing industry a ‘vital part of our economy,’ John Smoley says

Born and raised in a Southern California community called Glendora, John Smoley first entered the real estate field in 1977.

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‘Dark money’ political funding initiative won’t be on November ballot

The Arizona Supreme Court late Wednesday rejected a last-ditch effort by supporters of a ban on “dark money’’ in political races to put the issue to voters in November.

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Update: 22-year-old mother dead after multiple-vehicle crash

Toddler son currently being treated for life-threatening injuries

State Route 260 at Sierra Road is closed following a multiple-vehicle accident involving several victims, according to a news release by the Camp Verde Marshal's Office.

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Yavapai County Election Results 8:08 PM

US Senator (Republican) Joe Arpaio – 7862 25.1% Martha McSally -14201 45.38% Kelli Ward – 9054 28.93%

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Two suspects in custody after posting video of abusing calf

The video shows Abrigo shaking the calf and grabbing its ears. He is also shown kicking the calf with one kick being a "downward stomp toward the calf's head."

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Masseur in sexual assault case given public defender

A former masseur in a sexual assault case has been found indigent after he was previously denied a public defender.

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Man in Camp Verde bank robbery sentenced to 14 years

A Prescott man who pleaded guilty in a February armed robbery of a Chase Bank in Camp Verde was sentenced to 14 years Monday. He will get 186 days credit for time already served.

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Cottonwood police looking for two suspects in car burglary

Police are looking for a man caught on video surveillance stealing a car at Verde Valley Medical Center, according to Cottonwood Police Sgt. Monica Kuhlt.

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Health officials warn of measles threat

State and county health officials are warning Northern Arizona residents about the threat of potential exposure to the measles virus after an out-of-state visitor with measles traveled through the area during early August.

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Eatery at Main Stage slated for Cottonwood Planning and Zoning Monday

Starbucks hearing rescheduled for special meeting in September

Main Stage patrons may be seeing more food options in the space behind the popular bar and venue.

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Tribal energy loan program starts, more than a decade after its OK

More than 10 years after it was first approved, a federal loan program for tribal energy development projects will accept its first applications next month.

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Chantry Trial: Jury deliberations to continue Tuesday in pastor molestation case

The trial of a former pastor charged with multiple counts of child molestation and assault ended its fourth week Thursday without a verdict.

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The A-B-C’s of AzMERIT scoring: Cottonwood, Clarkdale schools teach for success

Is a few days’ worth of testing an accurate reflection of a school’s culture, and by extension, how it educates students?

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Judge ruling allows voters to get final say on education tax initiative

A judge has slapped down efforts by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry to block people from voting whether to hike income taxes on the rich to generate $690 million a year for education.

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Update: Drivers transported to hospital after Cornville Road collision (with video)

Two drivers were transported to the hospital yesterday evening after one them attempted a U-turn and collided with another vehicle, according to the Yavapai County Sherriff's Office.

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Update: Road closure, power outage caused by vehicle collision

Two people were transported to hospital

Two people were transported to the hospital Thursday after a vehicle collision along State Route 89A and 260 that subsequently caused a power outage.

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UPDATE: Dr. Daniel Bright teacher arrested for alleged sex with 17-year-old boy

A middle school teacher, 22-year-old Isabella Miller-Bowman, at Dr. Daniel Bright School, was arrested Thursday for an alleged sexual encounter with a 17-year-old boy.