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Accident kills one, child in serious condition

According to Lake Havasu City Fire Battalion Chief James Whitt, the accident occurred when a motorcycle carrying one adult and a child collided with a vehicle near the intersection of Kiowa Boulevard and Date Palm Drive. The adult was pronounced dead at the scene, and the child was transported to Ha


Parker School Board approves tuition agreement with Needles schools

The Governing Board of the Parker Unified School District has approved a tuition agreement with the Needles, Calif. Unified School District for the 2018-19 school year. This will allow students from Big River and other areas on the California side of the Colorado River to attend school in Parker.Hig


Fatal accident on Monday night in northeast Havasu

First responders convene at a vehicle accident at the intersection of North Kiowa Boulevard and Date Palm Drive.Joseph Terry/Today's News-HeraldAuthorities responded to a vehicle accident at the intersection of North Kiowa Boulevard and Date Palm Drive in northeast Lake Havasu City on Monday night a


Emergency food or shelter funds available

The local board will hold an open meeting on May 30, at 10 a.m., at Colorado River Crisis Services located at 1316 S Joshua Ave # D, Parker, AZ 85344. Applications can be turned in at or before the meeting.


City explains rules about panhandlers

Like other Lake Havasu City residents, Heather Schaeffer, owner of Heather’s Water and Ice, is not quite familiar with laws regarding panhandlers.She says coming across panhandlers near her business on North Lake Havasu Avenue is a daily occurrence, with many setting up between a local bank and fast


Sandoval places in discus at state track meet

The Parker Broncs track team competed in the Arizona Interscholastic Association state track meet held May 3-4 at Mesa Community College. Although only one Bronc qualified for the finals and placed, Coach Robert Briggs said nearly all the athletes put in personal best performances, or came close to


State Bank Corp. Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.06 per Share - ForexTV

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz., May 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — State Bank Corp. (OTCPink:SBAZ) (“Company”), the holding company for Mohave State Bank (“Bank”), today announced its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.06 per share. The dividend is payable on June 29, 2018 to


Construction of new bridge on track to start at end of 2018

BULLHEAD CITY — The long-awaited new bridge connecting Laughlin and Bullhead City is on track to begin construction at the end of this year, according to city officials.“The design team is submitting 100 percent plans in June,” said Bullhead City Public Works Director/City Engineer Keegan Littrell.


Man sought in credit card case

BULLHEAD CITY — Police are asking help from the public in identifying a man accused of using a credit card fraudulently. The Bullhead City Police Department became involved when a victim from Mesa, Ariz., reported unauthorized charges on her credit card at a Bullhead City ‘big box’ store on March 23


Fatal accident May 12 north of Parker

One person was killed in a head-on motor vehicle accident the evening of May 12 north of Parker.The Arizona Department of Public Safety Duty Office said the accident occurred at 8:57 p.m. at Milepost 155 on State Route 95, which is between Buckskin Mountain and River Island State Parks. A southbound


Abandoned Chihuahuas finding new homes

More than two weeks after they were abandoned at the Western Arizona Humane Society, a new chapter could begin for 16 Chihuahuas in Lake Havasu City.The Humane Society’s Chihuahua-adoption event, “Chi-Chi-Palooza,” began Friday at noon. Six of the animals were already adopted to Havasu pet-lovers by


Havasu among top places in U.S. for second homes

According to a recent report by economic analyst group SmartAsset, Lake Havasu City has become one of the most popular regions in the country for buyers who are looking for a second home.Havasu ranks 11th in the U.S. for secondary homebuyers, according to the study, which compiled data including the


Parker High holds awards picnic

Hayden Sale was named the Outstanding Senior Boy, while Natalie Nelson was named Outstanding Senior Girl. James Hoban was named the Outstanding Senior Boy Athlete, while Kiana Herder was named the Outstanding Senior Girl Athlete.


Saturday’s fatal accident leaves injuries, man apologizes for brother - Parker Live

Rocky and Maria Rhodes, a retired couple who have lived in Lake Havasu City for well over a decade, were involved in the head-on collision, according to their son Mario.


Driver charged in crash that killed motorcyclist

A Flagstaff woman was charged in the death of a Lake Havasu City woman after a fatal motor vehicle accident this week.Ashley Cervino, 24, has been charged with one count of causing serious physical injury or death by a moving violation after police said she failed to yield the right-of-way Monday ev


Hundreds gather to cheer on 'Run for Wall' riders

Hundreds of motorcycle riders from throughout California and the Lake Havasu City region gather at the Interstate 40-State Route 95 junction Wednesday, preparing for the start of a 2,500-mile ride across the U.S.Brandon Messick/ Today’s News-Herald


Gaynell Crews: Killing the party?

Just look around our community at the people who used to do the heavy lifting for the party. Where are they now? They have been run off by the bullying that goes on if you dare to have an opinion differing from these bullies. A prime example is the Mohave County Party’s Vice Chair Sam Scarmardo. He


Suspect sought in domestic violence case

BULLHEAD CITY — Readers are warned not to approach but to promptly contact law enforcement if they know the whereabouts of John Jesus Rodriguez, 29, wanted for attempted second degree murder and aggravated assault in an alleged domestic violence incident.According to the Bullhead City Police Departm


Information sought on vehicle burglary case

NEEDLES — The jailing of a 15-year-old Needles boy in a series of vehicle burglaries over the night of May 15 and 16 has raised additional questions.Anyone with information in the ongoing investigation is urged to contact Dep. Deruiter at Needles’ Colorado River Station of the San Bernardino County


Our View: Interagency must stay open, but transparency is needed

Things look bleak for the Interagency Council. The organization is operating at a deficit of $30,000 per month, and has no cash reserves. It’s on the verge of closure, according to its new director.That’s a shame, but it’s far from surprising. It has been clear for some time that something wasn’t qu