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Jan 252013
 

The Lady Roadrunners stopped a six-game skid in Chinle on Saturday night after falling at Valley Sanders on Friday night. Having lost to third ranked Valley a week earlier, the Holbrook squad found itself trailing by 14 points at the close of the first period. Sumer Olney and Starla Smith combined for nine second-period points, Read More…

Jan 252013
 

By Greg Perkins Needing to win the majority of their remaining games to reach the post season, the Roadrunner’s chances took a hit this past weekend as the Birds dropped games to Valley on Friday and Chinle on Saturday. Playing in Sanders on Friday night the Roadrunners were hoping to avenge a home court overtime Read More…

Jan 252013
 

Applicants are being sought to fill a vacancy on the Heber/Overgaard School District Governing Board created by the death of longtime board member Naoma Owens on Dec. 26, 2012. Interested candidates, who must be registered voters of the state and who have been residents of the district for at least a year, may request an Read More…

Jan 252013
 
Dallin Merrell Honored As Wendy’s Heisman Winner

Dallin Merrell, a senior at Snowflake High School, was honored in November as one of Arizona’s two state winners of the 2012 Wendy’s High School Heisman Award. As a state winner, he competed for the national award that celebrates students’ hard work, dedication and exceptional records in athletics, academics and community leadership. The other state Read More…

Jan 252013
 
Navajo County Attorney’s Office Lauded For Cutting Edge Programs

Proving that one county office can excel in many fields, the Navajo County Attorney’s Office won County Summit Awards in five different categories. County Attorney and Arizona Association of Counties Second Vice President Brad Carlyon accepted the awards, along with several of the key personnel responsible for the outstanding programs being recognized. The Paperless Office Read More…

Jan 252013
 

A young Winslow man has been sentenced to 20 years in the Arizona Department of Corrections for the 2011 stabbing death of 20-year-old Cody Cordova, also of Winslow. A jury found Chance Burgess, 23, guilty of second degree murder on Oct. 3, 2011. Judge Ralph Hatch sentenced him on Jan. 8. At 3:25 a.m. on Read More…

Jan 232013
 

By Julie Wiessner The latest proposal to help prevent incidents such as the shootings at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school was presented by Democrat House Minority Leader Chad Campbell Jan. 9 when he announced his outline for safe schools, The Arizona Safer Schools, Safer Communities Plan. The proposed bill addresses issues such as school safety, Read More…

Jan 232013
 

By Naomi Hatch Patrick Golden Bennett, 54, of Taylor pleaded not guilty last week to sexual conduct with a minor and violation of an order of protection. He is a former Snowflake Junior High School teacher, and the crimes are alleged to involve a student. Snowflake-Taylor police officers arrested Bennett on Jan. 3. Snowflake Justice Read More…

Jan 232013
 

By Linda Kor A Winslow man is in custody following an armed robbery at approximately 12:11 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Maximum Smoke Shop, located at 1530 E. Third St. in Winslow. Officers responded to the scene within minutes of receiving the call, and located both the suspect vehicle and the suspect, who was Read More…