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War history comes alive at fort Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 14:47
The Confederacy and the Union joined forces for a short time this weekend at Fort Verde State Historic Park for the History of the Soldier on Saturday and Sunday, April 12 and 13. A few British redcoats were around to help...

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Town may rename Finnie Flat Road Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 10 April 2014 14:01

The Camp Verde Town Council opened discussion last week about whether or not to change the name of Finnie Flat Road to Main Street.When headed toward Camp Verde from Interstate 17 along State Route 260, Finnie Flat Road is the first road that will take drivers into town. Finnie Flat eventually turns into Main Street, and Main Street continues until it intersects again with State Route 260, forming a big horseshoe. Camp Verde is  contemplating renaming Finnie Flat Road to Main Street.

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P&Z to develop ‘character’ areas Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 16:44

The Camp Verde Planning and Zoning Commission has been working on adopting “character areas” for the town, places where planning is considered based on a particular area’s identity and feel.Planning and Zoning recently met to discuss how to define Camp Verde’s downtown area. This includes the Historic Downtown section, where Fort Verde lies. A subcommittee was formed to focus on character development.

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Booster Club raffle funds South Verde High events Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 16:34

The South Verde High School Booster Club is selling raffle tickets. Any proceeds beyond the cost of the prize will go to support the club’s activities.South Verde High School’s Booster Club is raising money to send a family on vacation. In addition, the club works on not only bettering their school, but the community as a whole. In the front row from left are Allana D’Andre, Dakota Baxter, Dakota D’Andre, Chris Poeppel and Andrea Murphey. In the back row from left are Hailey Elm, Jade Wolf and Brittany Daniels.

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Jennings moves north after surgery removes a tumor Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 27 March 2014 10:35

Robert Jennings wants to eventually retire in the Verde Valley. He’s also happy that’s an option. A few months back, Jennings went to the doctor with some discomfort in his side.Born and raised in Tucson, Robert Jennings worked as a contractor, but after having surgery to remove a kidney tumor, he said he was looking for something a little less strenuous. Jennings and his wife, Lauren, decided to move to Camp Verde, where Lauren’s mother already lived. Today, Jennings wears an Arizona State Parks uniform as he greets visitors and helps out with other work at Fort Verde State Historic Park.

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Council debates split from college Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 27 March 2014 10:29

Yavapai College is reorganizing its presence in the Verde Valley as part of a 10-year plan approved by the college’s board of directors in December.Yavapai College discusses its 10-year plan with Camp Verde’s leaders, and Town Councilwoman Carol German was among them. German was involved with the college when classes were taught in Camp Verde. The college used Town Hall as its campus.

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Library celebrates Hitchcock films Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Tuesday, 18 March 2014 15:33

Suspense was in the air last Wednesday, March 12, at the Camp Verde Community Library, where the day was spent in recognition of a master of the genre.Camp Verde Community Library celebrates its Alfred Hitchcock Day on March 12. The library played director Sir Alfred Hitchcock’s films throughout the day, like the classic 1960 thriller “Psycho.”

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CVMO may offer dogs for therapy Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Wednesday, 12 March 2014 10:29

The Camp Verde Marshal’s Office is exploring offering a therapy dog program.Dogs have been called man’s best friend, due to their loyalty, playfulness, and protectiveness, as well as eagerness to please, as shown by Lucky Dog, owned by Jimmy Pierce. Because of these qualities, the Camp Verde Marshal’s Office is exploring the  implementation of a therapy dog program.

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