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Verde Valley Farmers Market

Through Oct. 6, come to the Verde Valley Farmers' Market in Camp Verde for your favorite produce and home-made edibles. All foods sold at the Market are grown within 50 miles of Camp Verde. VVN/Bill Helm

Photo Gallery Tilted Earth Festival 2018

The 5th annual Tilted Earth Festival returned to the banks of Oak Creek at the Page Springs Cellars Saturday. The weather was perfect in the woods next to the local vineyard as festival goers listened to music, sipped wine and ate dinner to four bands. VVN/Vyto Starinskas

2018 Beaver Creek Summer Reading

A cornucopia of fun as children escape the summer heat Wednesday, June 20 at the Beaver Creek Public Library's annual Summer Reading Program. The theme of this year’s Summer Reading Program is Libraries Rock. Wednesdays through July 18, visit the Beaver Creek Library for one of its many workshops and activities that are part of the annual reading program. Children of all ages are encouraged to read for both fun and for prizes through July 18. Beaver Creek Library is located at 4810 E. Beaver Creek Road in Rimrock. Hours are from 10:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday. (VVN/Bill Helm)

Cottonwood Village Dads Car Show

The cars were shined up and line up at the Cottonwood Village for the Car Show For Dads, celebrating Father’s Day with a cars show. Cars were awarded by viewer’s choice and there was a free lunch. VVN/Vyto Starinskas

Mingus Union Football June 13 7 On 7

On June 13, Mingus Union football hosted Payson, Flagstaff, Prescott, Snowflake and Chino Valley for 7-on-7 games, going 5-1. VVN/James Kelley

Beaver Creek School District's Summer Breakfast Program

Beaver Creek community children eat breakfast Wednesday in the cafeteria at Beaver Creek School in Rimrock. Through Thursday, June 28, breakfast will be served from 7:30 a.m. until 8:30 a.m. to community children ages 17 and younger Monday through Thursday at Beaver Creek School in Rimrock. Call 928-567-4631 for more information. (Photos by Bill Helm)

2018 McGuireville Memorial Day Weekend Tractor Show

The fifth annual Memorial Day Tractor and Engine Show in Historic Downtown McGuireville, held on May 26, was an opportunity for folks to remember history through tractor rides and decades-old engines running on all cylinders, as well as to remember fallen soldiers. (Photos by Bill Helm)

Photo Gallery Mingus High School Graduation 2018

Mingus Union celebrates 280 graduates during their ceremony on Friday night VVN/Vyto Starinskas

2018 Camp Verde High School graduation

Thursday, Camp Verde High School’s Class of 2018 graduated on the Sam Hammerstrom football field, as the student-led ceremony included various introductions, awards recognitions, student speakers, the Camp Verde High School choir, an introduction of the 24 12-year seniors who attended Beaver Creek and/or Camp Verde schools since first grade – as well as the presentation of the graduation class, as 81 seniors – including students from the district’s accommodation school – received their diplomas. (Photos by Bill Helm)

Mingus Union High School 2017-18 Athletes of the Year

Mingus Union High School’s athletes of the year for 2017-2018 are cross country and track and field’s Hannah DeVore, football and baseball’s Justin Link and volleyball, girls basketball and softball’s Nikki Zielinski. (Photos by James Kelley)

Verde View Senior Apartments celebration

Wednesday, Verde View Senior Apartments celebrated the 55th anniversary of its parent company, Retirement Housing Foundation, also known as RHF. Verde View Senior Apartments, located on SR 260 in Camp Verde, opened in 1991. The celebration included presentations by the company’s president and CEO, as well as Camp Verde Mayor Charlie German, Camp Verdean and historical presenter Ed Lee, and others. Camp Verde VFW Post 6739 also presented a flag to Retirement Housing Foundation. (Photos by Bill Helm)

Photo Gallery Larry Green Chevy Show

The sun was out to shine on the Chevys at the 12 Annual Chevy Show at Larry Green Chevrolet in Cottonwood on Saturday. The Verde Valley Vettes Corvette Club presented the 12th Annual All Chevy Show with 18 trophy classes, food and soft drinks. Proceeds will benefit the Larry Green Chevrolet Christmas gift purchase fund for Big Brothers & Big Sisters of the Verde Valley. VVN/Vyto Starinskas

This week in photos: Night skies, fires and state championships

Check out this week in photos by VNI staff.

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Benson beat Camp Verde 7-3 in the 2A state championship game on Tuesday at ASU. (VVN/James Kelley)

Track And Field State Meet

Mingus Union and Camp Verde competed at the state track and field championships on May 5. (VVN/James Kelley)

Photo Gallery Yavapai Graduation 2018

One-hundred and eleven students were at the graduation to accept diplomas at the Verde Valley Campus of Yavapai College Friday night in Clarkdale. Dr. James Perey, Executive Dean of the Verde Valley campus, addresses the graduates, family and friends as the sun sets on a beautiful evening. VVN/Vyto Starinskas.

Mingus Union Softball Coconino State Playoffs

On Apr. 28, No. 9 Coconino beat No. 8 Mingus Union softball 5-2 in the first round of the 4A state tournament. (VVN/James Kelley)

Teachers walk out of Camp Verde, Beaver Creek Schools

Wednesday afternoon across from Camp Verde’s Walgreens, then Thursday morning in front of Camp Verde Town Hall, Camp Verde and Beaver Creek educators seek reform of the state’s education funding mechanism. Educators Verde Valley-wide have joined educators from across the state in Thursday’s walk-out, with the majority of the area’s schools closed, but prepared to reopen on their next scheduled day. For some school districts, that means back to school on Friday. For four-day school districts such as Camp Verde and Beaver Creek, Monday. (Photos by Bill Helm)

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On Apr. 25 Mingus Union baseball beat Bradshaw Mountain in the state play-in 9-8. (VVN/James Kelley)

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On Apr. 24 Sedona Red Rock hosted the Red Rock Invitational Last Chance (VVN/James Kelley)