Bill Helm

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Nothing goes to waste and no one goes hungry thanks to Cornucopia Community Advocate

Registered as a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, Cornucopia Community Advocates believes that food recovery means “eliminating food waste and feeding the people in our communities who are experiencing hunger or whose lives would be better today if they received free food,” Fox says.

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Full merger at Copper Canyon Fire and Medical Authority?

Camp Verde, Montezuma-Rimrock fire boards to vote on Nov. 20 whether to merge the two districts

Should the two boards decide to convert the courtship into a full marriage of the two fire districts, a “new Copper Canyon Fire and Medical District will be what is born by the merger of Montezuma-Rimrock and Camp Verde, and they will dissolve the authority at that time,” Keller said.

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Learn about recently-completed Wickiup Mesa Trails at Beaver Creek Trails Day

From 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, this year’s Beaver Creek Trails Day will be held at Sycamore Park, located next to the pedestrian bridge in Lake Montezuma.

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UPDATE: 3-month-old Quarter Horse running to recovery following amputation

Katie Longfellow, who with her husband Greg has owned Miss Moon since late-August, said that it’s “getting harder” to contain the patient, who’s “trying to run” just about as soon as Longfellow gets home from her work at Central Arizona Equine in Camp Verde.

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Fort Verde Days carnival open until Sunday

For many people, this year’s Fort Verde Days was all washed up.

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McClure promoted to sergeant at Camp Verde Marshal’s Office

Corey Rowley’s first order of business as Camp Verde’s new marshal was a formality, both literally and figuratively.

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New marshal in town: Corey Rowley officially becomes new marshal in Monday ceremony

For Russ Martin, it feels “very good” to have Corey Rowley in place as the Town of Camp Verde’s new marshal.

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Q&A with Verde Valley's educator of the week: Chad Elmer

Agriculture teacher, Mingus Union High School, Cottonwood

Genie Gee says that Mingus Union High School has a “role model, quiet leader, a strong presence” in AG teacher Chad Elmer.

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5 things you should know about new Cottonwood business: Innovative Stone Center

Innovative Stone Center works in granite, quartz, marble and tile. But granite is Mark Ross’s specialty. Ross, who owns Innovative Stone with his wife Nancy, has been working in the industry since 1987 when he was a freshman in college.

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Full merger at Copper Canyon Fire and Medical Authority?

VERDE VALLEY – Eric Strauss remembers what it was like before the Camp Verde and Montezuma-Rimrock fire districts signed a Joint Powers Agreement two years ago to serve as one entity, the Copper Canyon Fire and Medical Authority.

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