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Heroin users caught in Safford Cemetery

At around 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 10, a Safford Police officer responded to a welfare check call at the cemetery. A man was reported lying near a grave site, not moving. By the time the officer arrived, the man was no longer there.

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2018-08-18 07:00:00

Grill, TV theft suspect caught

SAFFORD — A suspect in a Walmart shoplifting was tracked down by Safford Police when he stopped at the same gas pumps as a Walmart manager, who recognized him from store photos and called in the sighting.According to a police report, the man was seen taking a barbecue grill valued at $497 through an

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2018-08-18 11:00:00

Jury grants $1.5 million verdict to Silver City woman in Walmart lawsuit

After the Sixth Judicial District Attorney's office dismissed her case, Mendoza said she contacted the store the following December asking whether she was allowed to shop there. The complaint states that she got permission from the store to return, but when she did she was arrested once again, this

SILVER CITY SUN NEWS - 2018-08-17 00:24:00

Sex offender notification in Safford

SAFFORD — The Graham County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the following information pursuant to ARS 13-3825, the Community Notification on Sex Offenders Law.Notification must be made when certain sex offenders are released from the Arizona State Prison, released from county jail or relocate from ano


Elderly man brings gun to Thatcher school dance because he was angry about loud music

THATCHER, AZ - An elderly man is accused of bringing a gun to a Thatcher, Arizona school because he was upset with the "loud music."

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-08-18 16:57:57

Perkins appointed to fill vacancy on court

Perkins is a partner at Lopez, Dietzel, Perkins, & Wallace, P.C. He has more than 15 years of legal experience in a wide variety of fields including criminal, commercial, real estate and family law, as well as civil litigation.

SILVER CITY SUN NEWS - 2018-08-17 23:15:00

Man wielding gun tackled at Thatcher dance

THATCHER - Tragedy was averted when a gunman was tackled to the ground at a Thatcher school dance on Saturday night.At 11:45 pm the Thatcher police department was called to Thatcher High School to the report of an individual with a handgun creating a disturbance. A school dance was being held in the

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2018-08-18 15:53:00

Put on your dancing shoes this fall

Country Waltz is a basic, forward-moving 1-2-3 step dance with easy turns, much like a traditional waltz. The NPC Country Waltz class (reference HPE 099x) meets on four Monday evenings, from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 27 through Sept. 24, at NPC’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, in t

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-08-17 12:00:00

GWP discusses the threat and costs of floods

SAFFORD — At this month’s Gila Watershed Partnership Meeting the topic was flooding, the damage, the aftermath and the costs involved.+1This slide shows damage to a Duncan area home as a result of flooding.Ken Showers Photo/Copper EraAugust’s guest speaker was Greenlee County Engineer and GWP Vice B


BREAKING: Former Silver City police officer guilty of first degree murder

After four and a half hours of deliberations, the jury found former Silver City, N.M. police officer Bradley Farrington guilty of first degree murder in the strangulation death of his wife, Cassy Brooks Farrington, who was 23 when she was killed on March 24, 2014.


Schapira has seen education from all angles

Schapira, of Tempe, says that he has already been involved in the state’s public education system from nearly every angle. A third generation Arizonan, Schapira has been a student in the state’s schools, a teacher, a school administrator, a member of the Tempe Union High School District Governing Bo

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-08-17 12:00:00

Linden transfer station will end recycling drop off

“The materials that were being dropped off as recyclable were heavily contaminated – mixed with food, liquid and trash – which ruined the quality of any recyclable materials,” explains Jennifer Rivera, Waste Management Communications Director of the Four Corners area, which includes several areas wi

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-08-17 12:00:00

Full plate lifestyle cooking class to be held Sept. 9

The Show Low Seventh-Day Adventist Church is holding a four-week Full Plate Lifestyle cooking class Sept. 9. Learn important nutrition principles with plant-based foods to help shed weight. and learn to make healthy meals for the whole family to enjoy. There will be cooking demonstrations and health

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-08-17 12:00:00

Get Out for Aug. 17-23

Editor’s note: Please check for changes before going out to an event. The Get Out! calendar runs every Friday. To submit an item, email it tocruiz@wmicentral.comor mail it to P.O. Box 1570, Show Low, AZ 85902. Attn: Corrine Ruiz. Note: Please include location address of the event.Friday, Aug. 17ALPI

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-08-17 12:00:00

Project connects Hanover Mountain to Chino operations

SILVER CITY – The first load of copper ore from Hanover Mountain was delivered over a new haul road to Chino operations on Aug. 8, representing the culmination of a $60 million project to connect the historic mining district of Cobre to the concentrator and leach piles of the adjacent Chino mine, ac


Show Low to hold primary election Aug. 28

SHOW LOW — Registered voters in the City of Show Low are reminded of the primary election on August 28 for three council seats and one ballot proposition regarding the 2018 General Plan. Voters may select up to three of four candidates—incumbent council members Mike Allsop, Brent Hatch and John Leec

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-08-17 12:00:00

Candidate Forum scheduled for Pinetop-Lakeside on Monday

PINETOP-LAKESIDE — The White Mountain Rotary Club is sponsoring a public forum for candidates in the election for Pinetop-Lakeside town council and mayor. The forum will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20, at the Timber Mesa Fire Station No. 13, 2922 W. White Mountain Boulevard, located across the hi

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-08-17 12:00:00

Family-friendly 'Movie at the Airport' tonight

SHOW LOW — The Show Low Regional Airport is hosting a free Movie at the Airport Friday, Aug. 17, featuring Disney’s PG-rated family-friendly animated comedy/adventure, “Planes: Fire & Rescue.” The fun starts at 7:30 p.m., with a paper airplane race for ages 1-13 years old. The paper airplanes will b


BREAKING: Key witness missing in Farrington trial

Former Grant County Sheriff’s Deputy Jose Sanchez, who was the lead investigator on the Cassy Farrington murder case, was subpoenaed back in July to appear as a witness to testify at trial but he has not and no one has been able to locate him.


This woodsy Arizona hike reveals a sinister backstory

The bucolic pastures and quiet backwoods of Vernon, Arizona — population 122 — is the last place you’d expect to be the scene of a vile triple homicide. It happened, though and the sad story is standard fare in local lore.