The Daily Courier
Yavapai College Foundation honors individuals for outstanding service
The Yavapai College Foundation honored several individuals who have undertaken outstanding service to the College at the Foundation's annual meeting on May 8 at the College's Performing Arts Center.
Wed May 22, 2013
Prescott Valley Tribune
Dump the Drugs collects record amount of prescription meds
MATFORCE Executive Director Merilee Fowler and Prescott Valley Interim Chief of Police James Edelstein display prescription drug drop boxes that are now available at 10 locations throughout the county.
Wed May 15, 2013
Letter: Clarkdale-Jerome School security 'a must'
Re: "Closing Clarkdale-Jerome campus reactionary and ill-conceived," by Dale Gohr, Letters to the Editor, Verde Independent, May 5, 2013: While I agree with many points you make in your recent letter to the editor, I do disagree with your overall stance regarding the proposed security fence surrounding the Clarkdale - Jerome School.
Yavapai College Foundation bestows honors
Vice President of College Advancement and Executive Director of the Yavapai College Foundation Steve Walker and Yavapai College Foundation President William Miller III flank Vineyard Manager Chris Turner, who accepted the Philanthropy Award on behalf of Caduceus Cellars and Maynard Keenan at the Yavapai College Foundation annual meeting on May 8.
Tue May 14, 2013
National Train Day celebrated in Clarkdale
Verde Canyon Railroad, Clarkdale, celebrated National Train Day on Saturday, May 11th, with many special events open to the public.
Sun May 12, 2013
Yavapai College graduation
The Yavapai College , Verde Valley Campus, 43rd annual Commencement took place at the outdoor Pavilion space on Friday evening, May 10, in Clarkdale.
Verde Village Property Owners Association Opens Nature Preserve
The VVPOA and friends held a dedication ceremony for the recently completed 35-acre nature preserve located at Broken Saddle and Comanche Drives in Cottonwood on Thursday, May 9. The VVPOA had help from Arizona Game and Fish, Friends of Verde River Greenway and many volunteers to complete the project.
Clarkdale's Art in Public Places Showcases Verde Valley Woodcarvers
Art in Public Places at the Clark Memorial Library, 39 N. Ninth St., Clarkdale, is pleased to host an exhibit by the Verde Valley Woodcarvers Club throughout the month of May.
Overdue Clarkdale hunter found by searchers
Just after midnight Friday morning, the Coconino Sheriff's Office received a call that a hunter in the area of State Route 87 and State Route 260 was overdue to return.
Sat May 11, 2013
The Daily Courier
Bonny Smith of Sedona wins Teacher of the Year award
Bonny Smith, a sixth-grade math and science teacher at Big Park Community School in the Sedona-Oak Creek Unified School District, earned the top Yavapai County Teacher of the Year award Friday evening at the Yavapai County Education Foundation dinner and awards ceremony at the Prescott Resort.
Editorial: Justice never served for Milo Stanley
A young mother and her 5-year-old daughter had gone for a walk along the Verde River and never returned to their home in Clarkdale's Patio Town.
Fri May 10, 2013
Clarkdale murderer Milo Stanley commits suicide at state prison
Milo Stanley of Clarkdale sentenced to death out of Yavapai County for 1st degree murder, was also serving a life sentence for 1st degree murder for the June 19, 1986, murder of his wife and daughter.
The Arizona Republic
Arizona death-row inmate dies of apparent suicide
An Arizona death row inmate who murdered his wife and young daughter has died in what the Department of Corrections is calling an apparent suicide.
Thu May 09, 2013
Adopt a Life Cruisin' for Critters
The Adopt-for-Life Center for Animals, Cottonwood, held its annual Cruisin' for Critters Motorcycle Ride on Saturday, May 4. The ride began at the 10/12 Lounge in Clarkdale and cruised through Northern Arizona to return to the 10/12 for fun and entertainment.
Letter: We could not have done it without you
A huge "thank you" to the almost two hundred volunteers from within and without the Verde Valley who turned out to help plant 3,000 new grapevines on the Verde campus in Clarkdale on Saturday! The volunteers, who worked tirelessly from early morning to late afternoon, added another three acres to the vineyard.
Sun May 05, 2013
Celebrating Youth Achievement
Jerome Elks Lodge #1361 in Clarkdale held its' annual Youth Week Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 2. Following a spaghetti dinner, Donna Giles, President of the Elks Lodge, began the awards presentation by introducing Bill Frazier, Chairman of the Hoop Shoot, to call up four attending winners of this year's Hoop Shoot Free Throw contest.
Sat May 04, 2013
Yavapai College invites community ideas on future needs
Community members are invited to share their ideas for Yavapai College 's future facility and infrastructure needs at a pair of public meetings on Wednesday May 15.
Letter: Closing Clarkdale-Jerome campus reactionary and ill-conceived
The Verde Independent May 3 had a front-page and an editorial page article about closing the Clarkdale-Jerome School campus for security reasons that stem from being in the wake of the Sandy Hook School tragedy.
MATFORCE Dump the Drugs achieves new record
A record 587.4 pounds of medication was collected at the April 27th Dump the Drugs.
Thu May 02, 2013
Should Clarkdale school campus be closed?
A meeting will be held Wednesday, May 15, to talk about school security at the Clarkdale-Jerome School.