Jennifer Kucich

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Plans stall for ATV rentals on Bill Gray Road

Concerned neighbors speak out against ATV riders in their backyard; planning commission rejects proposal

COTTONWOOD – Monday, the Cottonwood Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously shot down the zone change request and design review for Bill Gray Plaza – a single parcel to be used as an ATV rental office.

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March 31 sentencing set for man who killed his mother

Stubbs’ case reassigned to Prescott judge

PRESCOTT – Nathaniel Leroy Stubbs, a Cottonwood man who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for the death of his mother, is scheduled to be sentenced March 31 before Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Paupore in the Yavapai County Courthouse in Prescott.

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Pair involved in deadly Camp Verde Circle K shooting set for pretrial conferences

CAMP VERDE – Jill Sarah Buckley is scheduled to appear for a pretrial conference March 27 before Judge Michael R. Bluff at Yavapai Superior Court in Camp Verde.

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Mom arrested for giving kids marijuana gummy candy gets 6 months in jail, lifetime probation

CAMP VERDE – The mother who was accused of giving her children marijuana gummy candy was sentenced March 7 by Judge Michael R. Bluff at Yavapai Superior Court in Camp Verde.

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TVR committee booking entertainment for 2017

Verde Valley News Roundup

COTTONWOOD – The Thunder Valley Rally committee is busy working on the entertainment lineup for this year’s event, set for Sept. 15-16.

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Cottonwood crime by the numbers

Police Chief: ‘Cottonwood is a safe community. We intend to keep it that way’

“Cottonwood is a safe community. We intend to keep it that way.”

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Suspected felon flees after I-17 rollover near Camp Verde

DPS warns public to avoid hitchhikers in area

A suspected felon is still outstanding after a high speed chase that resulted in a rollover on I-17 near Camp Verde Wednesday evening.

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New grant program helps crime victims

COTTONWOOD – To be a victim of a crime can be overwhelming. Many feel isolated, confused, and traumatized.

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Man arrested in Cottonwood drug bust accepts plea deal

Sentencing scheduled April 3

CAMP VERDE – Jonathan Jacob Mattson accepted a prison-mandatory plea deal Monday before Judge Michael R. Bluff at Yavapai Superior Court in Camp Verde.

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It’s a cliffhanger: Clarkdale Council to vote on library closure soon

Budget constraints force town to make difficult decision

CLARKDALE – Clarkdale Memorial Library’s future is still up in the air, but it’s not looking good.

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