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Woman allegedly sets friend's garage on fire after dispute

Bullhead City - A Bullhead City woman was arrested Thursday after allegedly setting her friend's garage on fire while the homeowner and another person were inside. Brenda L. Prudham, 55, faces suspicion of aggravated criminal damage, aggravated assault, destroying evidence and arson of an occupied s

HAVASU NEWS-HERALD - 2017-11-19 06:52:00

Boom Box Parade judges announced

BULLHEAD CITY - The panel of judges has been announced for the Dec. 1 Boom Box Parade in Bullhead City. The parade, conducted by the Colorado River Women's Council and sponsored by Mohave Electric Cooperative, Murphy Broadcasting, TV2-KLBC, Western Arizona Regional Medical Center and All Wellness M

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 06:54:00

Plastic bags sought for mat-weaving

BULLHEAD CITY - American Legion Post 87 in Bullhead City is looking for plastic shopping bags to continue making sleeping mats and pillows for area homeless men and women. "We need bags desperately," said Janice Williamson, a post auxiliary member and the District 7 president, about the group's comm

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 06:47:00

Second wind advisory in effect

LAS VEGAS - While the winds predicted for Friday didn't materialize in any great strength around Needles, the National Weather Service issued a second advisory at 3:38 a.m. today for winds visibly affecting the area now. North winds along the Colorado River from Lake Havasu to Hoover Dam are expecte

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-18 16:57:00

Assemblyman Jay Obernolte vists Needles

NEEDLES - District 33 Assemblyman Jay Obernolte visited the city of Needles on Nov. 9 at the recreation center located at 1705 J Street. Obernolte is the vice chair for the assembly budget committee and sits on the appropriations and joint legislative audit committees. "I've been in public service f


Our View: No good excuse for county's neglect of property value assessments

Earlier this month, representatives from the Mohave County Assessor's office, escorted by sheriff's deputies, went to the town of Oatman to evaluate property for the first time in 25 years. The exercise was largely a success thanks to determined efforts by Assessor Jeanne Kentch and her staff, who r


After more than three years, no trial date on horizon in Rector case

KINGMAN - The defense attorneys for a Bullhead City man potentially facing the death penalty are wading through mountains of evidence and other discovery. Justin James Rector, 29, is charged with first-degree murder, kidnapping, child abuse and abandonment of a dead body for the Sept. 2, 2014, death

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-19 06:46:00

Bullhead City fire blamed on charcoal grill

A fire, likely ignited by an unattended charcoal grill on a plywood deck at the front of a residence, caused significant damage to the deck and minor damage to the home and garage in the 3000 block of Oak Place late Thursday night.BULLHEAD CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT/Contributed BULLHEAD CITY - An unatten

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-19 06:31:00

Forgery and theft incident being investigated in Manhattan

(Picture courtesy: RCPD) MANHATTAN, Kan. (KSNT) - Police are investigating a recent forgery and theft incident in Riley County. Riley County Police filed the report Thursday morning at 10:15 in the 300 block of Plymate Ln. Officers listed Julian Latham, 36, of Manhattan, as the victim when he repo


Time for real school plan, not just furniture moving

It's been nearly a decade since voters approved a $100 million list of projects to fix local school buildings. It made an enormous difference: Manhattan High, which got half the money, made major additions and improvements. It's a place the community can be proud of. Two elementary schools also got

MANHATTAN MERCURY - 2017-11-19 15:00:00

Broadhurst to help Rezac Auditorium fundraising drive with performances

An honored Manhattan High School alumnus plans to give back to his school through a couple of performances next month. Richard Broadhurst, a playwright and and MHS Wall of Fame inductee, said he will perform readings of two of his plays in Manhattan on Dec. 4 and Dec. 5 to help raise funds for the r

MANHATTAN MERCURY - 2017-11-19 12:00:00

CITY NOTEBOOK | FHDC official seeks sponsorships for kids

Would you like to do something helpful this holiday season? That's a rhetorical question. Of course you do. Jonathan Mertz, event supervisor for the Flint Hills Discovery Center, is seeking donors to provide sponsorships for children to attend events at the center. He stressed that this is an indivi


Museum director to present '100 Years of 1st ID' at museum's annual meeting

The featured program of the annual meeting of the Clay County Historical Society will be one commemorating 100 years of the First Infantry Division. The program will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20, at the Clay County Museum. The "Fighting First" Infantry Division, headquartered at Fort Riley, cel


A student for the game of basketball

Tim Klein teaches special education and coaches students in basketball and track and field from kindergarten through high school in Abilene. Why did you become a teacher/coach? "When I graduated from high school I never thought I would be doing what I am doing today. I grew up on a dairy, beef and p

SALINA JOURNAL - 2017-11-19 03:55:00

Food donations sought to help low-income families

Providing a happier Thanksgiving for low-income families is the goal of Kids in Crisis (KIC) volunteers who will be collecting food donations at West's Plaza Country Mart Saturday, Nov. 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Volunteers will then assemble boxes of food at the Holm Automotive building between B


10 YEARS AGO ON NOVEMBER 18: Green Holiday Festival held

The Christmas Story (above) preformed to the accompaniment of the Celestial Choir (below were among the day-long activities at the 2007 Green Holiday Festival on a beautiful November day yesterday. At left, Santa chats with Nolan Sump who gave a historic narrative in front of the community building

CCENTERDISPATCH.COM - 2017-11-18 12:24:00

Eversource Hanging Lines In Shelton; Caf Workers Push For PTO

There was plenty of news across your town over the past week. If you missed any of it on your local Patch, here's a roundup of some of the top stories. Contribute your own content to Patch by signing up for an account and clicking the "Post on Patch" button at the top right of the site. SHELTON, CT

PATCH - 2017-11-20 04:00:07

Shelton Cafeteria Workers Still Pushing For Paid Time Off

SHELTON, CT - About 40 Shelton cafeteria workers are still urging the Board of Education to get paid time off as part of their contract. The Board of Education switched food service providers and is now with Whitson's, who hired back the workers, according to the Shelton Herald. BOE Chairman Mark Ho


Smoke World LLC leases store in Shelton

Smoke World LLC, a retailer focused on cigars and other tobacco based products, has leased a new 1,865-square-foot store at 350 Bridgeport Ave. in Shelton.350 Bridgeport Ave. The smoke shop/variety store is the first store of its kind in the area. RHYS represented the landlord, Shelton Town Center L


Bridgeport Police Need Video Cameras

The city of Bridgeport's shameful reluctance to equip its police officers or their vehicles with video cameras has to stop, now, for the sake of its citizens and its police department. City officials had all the motivation they needed back in May, when questions arose after rookie Bridgeport Police

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-11-19 05:00:00