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Sep 252013
 

By Greg Perkins The Holbrook boys’ cross country team continued its solid season with another impressive finish, this time at the Peaks Invitational meet held Saturday in Flagstaff. As a team the Birds placed seventh in a field of 30 teams with 202 points. Page won the team title, followed by Tuba City and Hopi. Read More…

Sep 252013
 

By Greg Perkins After a slow start to the soccer season, it appears the Roadrunners may be trying to turn the corner. Their past two matches have resulted in a tie with Round Valley and their first power point win of the season over St. Johns on Saturday. Playing at Springerville last Tuesday, the Holbrook Read More…

Sep 252013
 

By Linda Kor A policeman’s intuition led to the discovery of a body Sept. 13, leaving law enforcement puzzled as to the identity of the man. Holbrook Police Chief Mark Jackson had been patrolling the Navajo County Fairground since 4 p.m. during the county fair and in the early morning hours following the closing of Read More…

Sep 252013
 

By Nick Worth Keith Watkins, senior vice president of Economic and Rural Development for the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) was in Snowflake Sept. 19 to talk about the ACA’s new Certified Sites Program to the members of the Real AZ Corridor. The Certified Sites Program, launched by the ACA Sept. 12, is designed to “enhance Read More…

Sep 252013
 

A National Barrel Horse Association competition was held Sept. 21 in St. Johns. Results for Open Barrels follow. In 1-D competition, Lisa Johnson, riding Brice, won with a time of 17.017, earning $95; followed by Lisa Johnson on Cutie in 17.288, earning $57; Callie Vano on Geez in 17.299, earning $38; and Bonnie Stradling on Read More…

Sep 202013
 

Sharon Ann Shannon Lindsey, 74, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, as a result of complications from ovarian cancer. She and her husband Doug Lindsey had just celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary one day before her death. Funeral services were held Sept. 16, and she was laid to rest in Read More…

Sep 202013
 
Hilda Hanson

Hilda Hanson passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, in Snowflake. She was born to Lilian and William Gregory in Leeds, England, in January 1920, and grew up in Yorkshire, England. Hilda was trained as a registered nurse in Harrogate, England. She was a nurse in the Royal Air Force during World War II. In Read More…

Sep 202013
 
County Crews Are Repairing Monsoon Damaged Roads

By Nick Worth Nearly everyone in Navajo County agrees that recent rainfalls have been a blessing, but for all the good the rains have brought to the normally parched county, there is also a downside. “The monsoons have been long,” said Assistant County Manager and Public Works Director Homero Vela. “We’ve had a lot of Read More…