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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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CVUSD OKs four-day school week Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 06 March 2014 13:43

Students in the Camp Verde Unified School District will be switching to a four-day school week starting this fall.

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Nurses reflect on early Verde Valley medicine Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 06 March 2014 13:36

Back when Jerome was the most populous town in the Verde Valley, it also had the only hospital.The Clemenceau Heritage Museum held a Last Friday of the Month event on Feb. 28 featuring three nurses who worked in the Verde Valley in the 1950s. Barbara Evans, Darlene Calvert, and Leonor Nelson, from left, all shared their stories and experiences of how nursing used to be done, as compared to today’s modern technology, and gave a history of the hospital that became the VVMC.

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League weighs in on legislation Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 27 February 2014 11:53
The League of Arizona Cities and Towns, an organization that tries to represent the interests of municipal governments across the state, works to keep towns and their leaders informed about what’s happening on the floor...

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Local vet works with cat rescuers Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 20 February 2014 14:35

A Town of Camp Verde veterinary clinic has been working with a cat rescue out of Flagstaff to make sure that some cats get medical treatment and, hopefully, new homes.Michelle Alagna, Certified Veterinary Technician at Montezuma Veterinary Services, lets Lady Grey out for a photo after much complaining of being locked up. The cat is part of a program the clinic is working with to find homes for cats in need.

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