Feb 262014
 
Author Winskye Now Calls Area Her Winter Home

By Naomi Hatch Paula Pfeiffer Winskye has always loved horses, and at the age of 12 she began writing stories about girls and horses. It took another 30 years for her to publish her novels, though. She wrote for her own enjoyment until her husband John suggested that she publish some of the manuscripts she Read More…






Feb 212014
 

By Sam Conner The Thatcher Eagles defeated the Bulldogs 66-61 in a very close Division III State Tournament game played in Winslow Tuesday night. The loss ended Winslow’s season with a 20-13 record and sent Thatcher to Tucson to play Benson with a 21-10 record. Winslow led 23-21 after the first quarter and 40-36 at Read More…






Feb 212014
 

By Tammy Gray Holbrook schools could receive an additional $500,000 in funding in the upcoming budget year if the State of Arizona decides to make good on a voter-mandated inflation adjustment to education funding. “The legislature illegally ‘skipped’ the voter approved/mandated inflation funding adjustments during the recession,” Business Manager Garry McDowell noted. “If the skipped Read More…






Feb 212014
 
D. Dean McNamee

Dean McNamee was greeted by his parents, siblings and The Heavenly Father on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, after a valiant encounter with cancer. A Celebration of His Life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 1, with a Christian service at the George Gardner Performing Arts Center on the Holbrook High School campus, Read More…






Feb 212014
 

Holbrook Little League signups for all boys baseball and girls softball teams will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays, Feb. 22 and March 15, in the Hulet School gymnasium, and from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 19, at the Holbrook City Council Chambers. Tee-Ball is open to kids ages Read More…






Feb 212014
 

By Tammy Gray Students in the Joseph City Unified School District will be able to use their personal electronic devices to complete assignments and activities under a policy change approved by the governing board Tuesday evening. The change does not mean that students will have unlimited access to the Internet or be allowed to surf Read More…






Feb 212014
 

By Tammy Gray A new fitness club at Joseph City schools will allow students and members of the community extra access to fitness facilities such as the swimming pool, and racquetball and basketball courts. Members of the school district governing board approved formation of the new club Tuesday. Superintendent Bryan Fields noted in a memo Read More…






Feb 212014
 

The Old Trails Museum continues its History Highlight program series with the free presentation of Hopi Quilting: Stitched Traditions from an Ancient Community at 7 o’clock tonight (Feb. 21) in the La Posada Hotel Ballroom, 303 E. Second St. in downtown Winslow. Scholar Carolyn O’Bagy Davis will blend historical details with vintage and contemporary images Read More…






Feb 212014
 

By Tammy Gray Attendance and enrollment rates are down slightly in the Holbrook Unified School District, according to recent reports provided to the school board. The attendance and enrollment totals are used to determine state and federal funding levels. At Park Elementary School, overall attendance is 93 percent, which is a higher percentage than at Read More…