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Aug 192011
 

The Junior Miss Navajo County Fair Pageant organizers are now recruiting girls ages 5 to 17 for the upcoming pageant. This is a competition-based program with the ultimate goal of developing the confidence of all the young ladies who participate. The four divisions of the pageant include Little Miss (5-7), Junior Miss (8-10), Junior Miss Read More…

Aug 192011
 

By Teri Walker– Joseph City Schools stakeholders have until Sept. 13 to review a number of revisions to district policies influencing everything from personnel participation in political activities to medical marijuana use. The first reading of the proposed policy changes, the majority of which are state mandated, took place during the Aug. 9 meeting of Read More…

Aug 192011
 

The Snowflake Lobo football team is sponsoring a community food drive in conjunction with its football scrimmage tonight (Aug. 19). The Lobos will scrimmage the Payson Longhorns at 6 p.m. at Lobo Stadium. They are seeking a $1 donation or a canned food item as entry into the game. The football team will take all Read More…

Aug 192011
 

By Greg Perkins– School has been back in session for nearly two full weeks now and Holbrook High School athletes have been going through the rigors of early season tryouts and conditioning as all the fall sports teams prepare to get their 2011-12 seasons underway. Football and volleyball are heading into the uncharted waters of Read More…

Aug 192011
 

AYSO Soccer Standings Division 1 Team Win Loss Tie Points Spain 1 0 0 2 USA 1 0 0 2 Brazil 0 1 0 0 Ireland 0 1 0 0 Scores from Aug. 13: Spain 4, Ireland 3; and USA 3, Brazil 1. Division 2 Team Win Loss Tie Points Galaxy 1 0 0 2 Read More…

Aug 192011
 
Stephen W. Maule

Stephen W. “Steve” Maule, 67, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 29, in the chapel at the VA Medical Center in Prescott. He was born on June 4, 1944, in Winslow. He was employed by Arizona Public Service Co. for 31 years Read More…

Aug 172011
 
Holbrook School Board Will Meet To Discuss Trash Pick-Up Bid Concerns

By Linda Kor– When the Holbrook School District recently solicited bids for refuse pick-up for its Holbrook and Indian Wells schools, it seemed a simple matter of finding the best price for daily trash pick-up services, but it has become something of an ordeal. Late last year Arizona statutes were revised to allow for private Read More…

Aug 172011
 
Holbrook Schools To Be Proactive  If Medical Marijuana Remains Legal

By Linda Kor– With a medical marijuana debate brewing between state and federal officials, it’s become difficult for municipalities to determine what outcome to expect. In addition, school districts face the uncertainty of how medical marijuana use should be handled in schools as students are taught to stay away from drugs, especially since prescription-drug abuse Read More…

Aug 172011
 
Winslow Citizens And Their Leaders Champion Proposed Private Prison

By Teri Walker– The nearly 350 people who turned out for a public hearing about a proposed 1,000-bed private prison in Winslow were overwhelmingly supportive Thursday evening, as city, county and state leaders joined with citizens to urge the Arizona Department of Corrections (DOC) to elect to build a new prison in the community. “I Read More…

Aug 172011
 
S/T School Board Honors Starlena Begay, Bob Flake

By Naomi Hatch– Starlena Begay was honored at the Snowflake School District Governing Board meeting for her work as Indian Education coordinator, specifically for the Snowflake High School Native American Banquet held in May honoring eighth grade students and graduating seniors. “We were very impressed with how you highlight the kids and take care of Read More…