Bill Helm

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Old Town Mission makes Thanksgiving special

COTTONWOOD – Before she came to the Old Town Mission, Kellie Wilson was a stay-at-home mom. When she decided it was time to go back to work, Wilson found herself with two job opportunities.

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At Bread of Life Mission, holidays a time to feed body and soul

CAMP VERDE – Duane Burris has a pretty large family, more than 100 members or so. Not related by blood, Burris gathers each Tuesday with his extended family for about 90 minutes at the Town of Camp Verde’s community center gymnasium.

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Q&A with VERDE VALLEY’S EDUCATOR OF THE WEEK Sarah O’Donnal

C-OC educator ‘leaves her heart print on every child that crosses her path’

COTTONWOOD – It’s not uncommon for Sarah O’Donnal to spend her spare time with work on her mind.

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Full merger? Camp Verde, Montezuma-Rimrock fire districts could become Copper Canyon Fire and Medical District

VERDE VALLEY – On July 1, 2016, the Camp Verde and Montezuma-Rimrock fire districts entered into a Joint Powers Agreement. That agreement created the Copper Canyon Fire Medical Authority.

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RV Park ‘another great economic boost’

400-plus unit site at SR 260, I-17 expected to be completed May 2019

CAMP VERDE – By May 2019, the 400-plus unit recreational vehicle site at I-17 and SR 260 should be completed and ready for business.

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Becky O’Banion steps down from school board, but not from Verde Valley education

CLARKDALE – As of 5:59 p.m. Tuesday, Becky O’Banion is no longer on the Clarkdale-Jerome School Board.

Thunder and Lightnin’, pony rides, Farm-a-go-go all part of Cornville’s Olde Tyme Country Fair

CORNVILLE – From 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 come to the Olde Tyme Country Fair at Oak Creek School.

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Setting the pace: Survey to help Camp Verde Marshal’s Office ‘strengthen community partnerships

It’s been a month since Corey Rowley took over as Camp Verde Marshal. Recently, he said that the officers and staff at CVMO are “committed to providing the highest quality of public safety service to our citizens.”

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Bread of Life elects new board president as Spoo replaces Hach

CAMP VERDE – Camp Verde recently lost a husband-and-wife team of volunteers, as Denny and Phoebe Hach relocated to the Midwest to be closer to family.

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Genie Gee assumes dual role as Mingus superintendent, principal

COTTONWOOD – There’s no telling how long Genie Gee will be in the front seat at Mingus Union High School District.

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