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Not everyone wants to make a big to-do when it comes to Thanksgiving. They may not have family around or perhaps they just don’t feel like washing dishes after the feast.

Whatever the case, Peggy Reed has her kitchen open.…

Schmidt’s smile glows as one of the volunteers at hospital

Donna Schmidt spends one day a week as one of the smiling faces greeting people who come into the main entrance at the Verde Valley Medical Center in Cottonwood.

As one of the volunteers behind the desk, Schmidt helps direct people to what they are looking for and provides any other information she knows or can get for visitors.…

Leaders get transparency lesson

Elected officials and members of other public bodies have to walk a fine line when it comes to following the letter of the laws designed to give the public a window into what their government is doing.

Arizona has an open meeting law that spells out what officials can and can’t do when it comes to making sure all public business is conducted in front of the public they serve.…

Grandson given WWI vet’s medal

It came almost 100 years late, but William Rehborg was remembered and recognized for his service to his country last week.

His grandson, Jon Rehborg, met with Congressman Paul Gosar [R-District 4] Thursday, Nov. 12, in the lobby of the Verde Valley Medical Center.…

Teens arrested for threats to 'shoot up' Mingus Union

Two boys have been arrested following threats to bring "shoot up" Mingus Union High School in Cottonwood.

On Wednesday, Nov. 18, at about 6:30 p.m., Cottonwood police received information from a social media site that several Mingus Union High School students were discussing plans to “shoot up” the high school on Thursday, Nov. 17, at 2 p.m., during school hours.…

 Expect SR89A lane closure for next two weeks

ADOT has issued a right-of-way permit to Porter Brothers and Arizona Water Company to install utility lines on eastbound State Route 89A for the Marriott Hotel project, which is being built on the southeast corner of Upper Rock Rock Loop Road and State Route 89A.…

Senior home recognizes veterans for their service

They helped kick fascism to the curb. They fought in Korea and Vietnam.

Many of them didn't make it back.…

George rescinds his resignation

Camp Verde Vice Mayor Bruce George resigned this month to avoid having the town pay for a recall election in March, but that election is still on the table following a judge's order.

Now George has changed his mind and has rescinded his resignation.…

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