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Sep 302011
 

By Sam Conner– Winslow City Manager Jim Ferguson gave reports on recent city activities at the council meeting Tuesday evening, noting that there are still vacancies on the Board of Adjustment, the Airport Commission and the Historic Preservation Commission. He also said that he is still working in an attempt to reach an agreement with Read More…

Sep 302011
 
Holbrook Council Approves Land Sale To Summit

By Teri Walker– Summit Healthcare could break ground on a new specialty care center in Holbrook within the year. The Holbrook City Council completed a land sale process Tuesday night with the final reading of an ordinance approving the sale of 1.6 acres of land to Summit Healthcare for $120,000. Dr. Jeff Northup, Summit’s chief Read More…

Sep 302011
 
Navajo County Fair Offered All Kinds Of Good Family Fun

Photos by Kellie Spangler Reidhead Ranch took the champion buckle for the Ranch Rodeo on Sept. 18. The team included (left to right) Cooper Reidhead, Wayne Solomon, Kylie and Riley Reidhead, Shaun Shirley, and Tyler and Triston Staker. Other teams competing in the event included Bar M Ranch, Plant Ranch, Seibert Ranch and Mann Cattle Read More…

Sep 302011
 
Holbrook High School's Old Main-- 1928

Photo courtesy of the Navajo County Historical Society Holbrook High School’s Old Main, pictured here in 1928, had that iconic educational institution character typical of schools in the early to mid-20th century era. Members of the last class to complete their four-year high school education at Old Main graduated in the spring of 1979, just Read More…

Sep 302011
 
Goats Take The Spotlight At 2011 Navajo County Fair

Photos by Tammy Gray Photo by Tammy Gray Shelby St. Hilaire of Show Low entered the champion 4-H dairy goat and was also named the grand champion in senior showmanship at the Navajo County Fair. Photo by Tammy Gray Madison St. Hilaire of Show Low was the junior grand champion in 4-H goat showmanship at Read More…

Sep 302011
 
City of Holbrook, School District Join Forces To Keep SRO Program

By Teri Walker– For several years, students at Holbrook High School and Holbrook Junior High School have been used to having a Holbrook police officer on campus, greeting them by name and regularly talking with them about issues of concern for teens and the community. This year, the Holbrook Unified School District lost grant funding Read More…

Sep 302011
 

The Arizona Department of Transportation will begin a project on Monday, Oct. 3, to construct new bridge barriers and add new sections of guardrail on several areas of Interstate 40 through Holbrook. The work is the first phase of a $7.9 million project to repave seven miles of I-40 from mileposts 283 to 290. The Read More…

Sep 302011
 
State Public Intoxication Laws May Be Changing

By Teri Walker– Government leaders across the state are seeking changes to public intoxication laws that will allow local municipalities to more effectively deal with drunken offenders in their communities. Holbrook Mayor Jeff Hill has been serving on an ad hoc committee at the state legislature that is penning proposed changes to current state public Read More…

Sep 302011
 

By Linda Kor– The Navajo County Drug Court will once again be expanded to Holbrook and Winslow, thanks to a grant received from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs. The Navajo County Board of Supervisors authorized acceptance of the $200,000 grant on Sept. 27 that will allow some individuals arrested on drug Read More…

Sep 302011
 

By Greg Perkins– The Wildcats of Joseph City kept their unbeaten streak alive last Saturday afternoon with a 72-0 romp over Fredonia. Playing at the home of the Lynx, the Cats had just nine offensive plays in the first quarter and scored on four of them. They also added a special teams score with a Read More…

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