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Sep 232011
 
Students Maximize Health And Mind With Brain Gym

By Linda Kor– This year Holbrook’s Park Elementary School is embarking on a new school-wide focus of nutrition, health education, and sensory-motor experiences for brain growth and development for students. According to counselor Stephanie Peters, the school is zeroing in on the importance of movement and play, and is beginning to explore how integrative movements Read More…

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Winslow's Own Blues Boy

Photo courtesy of the Old Trails Museum At the age of 10, Winslow’s own blues boy, Tommy Dukes, relocated to the area from the state of Mississippi. His musical career, which started at age 13, has resulted in several album recordings, as well as a spot in the Arizona Blues Hall of Fame. Dukes will Read More…

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By Linda Kor– This weekend offers a fantastic way to finish up the summer with the Standin’ On The Corner Festival in Winslow, which celebrates the Eagles’ hit “Take It Easy.” The good times begin this afternoon (Sept. 23) at the Eagles Pavilion located at Second Street and Campbell, and will continue on through Saturday Read More…

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By Teri Walker– Northland Pioneer College (NPC) has renewed its annual vocational skills training contracts with the White Mountain Apache Tribe and is signing new intergovernmental agreements with two other high school job training programs. During this week’s Navajo County Community College District Governing Board meeting, the board unanimously approved renewing an agreement with the Read More…

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By Greg Perkins– The Lady Wildcats head into their own tournament this weekend after earning a split in last week’s matches. Hosting St. Michael last Thursday, the Joseph City squad rolled to a win in three games, 25-17, 25-16 and 25-13. “We played really well in this match. Our team played with passion, intensity and Read More…

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By Greg Perkins– Playing in Winslow on Tuesday night the Lady Roadrunners were pushed to the limit before overtaking the Lady Bulldogs in five games. Holbrook opened the match in fine form, winning the first game 25-19. Winslow turned the tables on the Lady Birds in the second with a 25-18 win. Game three went Read More…

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By Greg Perkins– The Holbrook boys’ soccer team defeated St. Michael Tuesday, 9-1. Scoring goals for Holbrook for the first time in their career were Duncan Henson and Nate Turley, and Tucker Maestas, who knocked in two goals. The Roadrunners dominated the game. The team mixed up lineups and developed some fine passing patterns. Javier Read More…

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By Greg Perkins– Three relatively familiar match-ups and one which hasn’t been played in 13 years headline tonight’s (Sept. 23) gridiron action for area teams. St. Johns and Snowflake, despite their close proximity, haven’t squared off in football since 1998. With the Redskins playing at the 2A level and the Lobos competing in 3A, there Read More…

Sep 232011
 
Verna Welsh

Verna Lucille Welsh, 93, of Cottonwood and Winslow passed away peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, surrounded by her loving family as she made the transition from this life to her heavenly life to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. 
Funeral services will be held at 11 o’clock this morning (Sept. 23) at Read More…

Sep 232011
 
Roger LeRoy Scheuerman

Roger LeRoy Scheuerman, 71, of Holbrook passed away on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at Webb’s Adult Care Home in Snowflake. He was born Dec. 24, 1939, in Columbus, N.Y., to the late John and Gertrude (Mayson) Scheuerman. Roger was employed with the City of Norwich, N.Y., for 25 years as a heavy equipment mechanic. He Read More…