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Mar 232012
 

Lovenia Pearl Mallory, 76, of Fairview, Okla., passed away on Sunday, March 18, 2012, at the Fairview Regional Medical Center in Fairview. Lovenia grew up in Holbrook, where she attended school. On July 15, 1952, she married Bill Mallory and they started their life together. From time to time, she would work as a waitress, Read More…

Mar 212012
 
Archeology Month Puts Focus On Petrified Forest’s Human History

By Teri Walker – As the last Ice Age was drawing to an end, the earliest local human inhabitants scientists know of were roaming northeastern Arizona, hunting mammoths and bison in the area now known as Petrified Forest Na-tional Park. Evidence of these peoples who lived 13,000 years ago is still found here, and new Read More…

Mar 212012
 
LaSalle Submits Prison Bid

By Teri Walker – LaSalle Corrections has submitted a new proposal to the Arizona Department of Corrections (DOC) to build a private prison in Winslow. Billy McConnell, managing director and co-founder of the Ruston, Louisiana-based prison management company, said his firm submitted proposals for 1,000, 1,500 and 2,000 beds, but recommended the DOC accept the Read More…

Mar 212012
 
Paul Beatty Is Blessed; If You Don’t Believe It, Just Ask Him

By Naomi Hatch – “It was probably a year before my surgery, I just stopped sweating,” said Snowflake-Taylor Animal Control Officer Paul Beatty. Beatty had noticed little symptoms such as a low immune system, his vision became blurry through the day, but cleared up after he slept, and that he was tired a lot. He Read More…

Mar 212012
 
Justin Brubaker And Bev Kay Honored As Business Man And Woman Of Year

By Naomi Hatch – The 2011 Snowflake-Taylor Chamber of Commerce Awards were presented March 10 following a ban-quet catered by the Silver Creek Senior Center. Chamber President Barbara Bruce explained that this year a nominating committee selected the nominees. “It was very, very close,” said Bruce. Jason Brubaker of Silver Creek Mortuary was honored as Read More…

Mar 212012
 

By Linda Kor – As of March 13 there are 22 prospective candidates for Navajo County elective offices who have the paperwork necessary to collect signatures, including: * County Attorney, incumbent Brad Carlyon (D). * Sheriff, incumbent Kelly “K.C.” Clark (D) and Cameron D. Peterson (R). * Recorder, incumbent Laurette “Lori” Justman (D), Alberto L. Read More…

Mar 212012
 

An Arizona Centennial Celebration will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 22, at the Snowflake Social Hall Theater. No admission will be charged. Bring your whole family to enjoy music, cowboy poets, dancers and storytellers.    

Mar 212012
 

The annual meeting of the Navajo County Historical Society is scheduled at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 22, in the Route 66 Auditorium of the historic county courthouse in downtown Holbrook. Attendees should park on the north side of the courthouse and use the handicap entrance. The meeting will include the election of officers for Read More…

Mar 212012
 

By Sam Conner – The Winslow Lady Bulldogs softball team edged the Holbrook Lady Roadrunners 1-0 on a one-hit shutout pitched last Wednesday by Halle Hayes, who had 17 strikeouts in the game. The win kept Winslow undefeated at 5-0 going into the Payson Invitational Tournament on the weekend. Hayes scored the only run of Read More…

Mar 212012
 

By Sam Conner – The Winslow Lady Bulldog softball team won all three of its games in the Payson Invitational Tournament last Friday, but lost both of its contests on Saturday. The results left Winslow with a season record of 8-2. On Friday the Lady Bulldogs topped Mogollon 15-0, Snowflake, 7-0, and Central, 9-1. On Read More…