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Man arrested on disorderly conduct, drug charges

SAFFORD — In late October, Safford Police officers arrested a man for disorderly conduct domestic violence, with drug-related charges added.

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2018-11-15 15:00:00

Safford woman may face charges over indoor grilling

SAFFORD — A Safford woman who fired up a grill inside an unventilated carport, causing smoke to spread through the attic of her apartment complex, could face a misdemeanor charge of endangerment.


Lack of lights leads to warrant arrests

At around 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, a Safford Police officer observed a bicyclist riding on the north sidewalk of Highway 70, in the 600 block. Seeing no headlamp on the bicycle, the officer turned to follow, noted the bicycle also lacked a rear reflector and made a traffic stop at the intersection of

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2018-11-16 07:00:00

Man beats dog, then turns on son

Joshua Smart, 40, of Pima, was arrested Oct. 28 after local authorities responded to a domestic violence call and found him driving away in a vehicle.

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2018-11-15 11:00:00

Eastern Arizona Academy of Cosmetology to hold semiannual call for admissions and fashion show

THATCHER — The Eastern Arizona Academy of Cosmetology will host its semiannual Call for Admissions Extravaganza and Fashion Show event Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 6 p.m., at the school’s facility located at 1550 W. Thatcher Blvd., in Safford.

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2018-11-15 07:00:00

Our Neighbor’s Pantry directors look to hand over reins

SAFFORD — They have operated Our Neighbor’s Farm and Pantry for close to seven years, helping numerous families put food on the table; now, Sherri Clixby and Max Crain are passing that torch to new hands.

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2018-11-14 13:00:00

Safford PD investigating fight outside local bar

According to Police Chief Joe Brugman, officers were called to the 600 block of 6th Avenue on Saturday, at about 3 a.m. There, officers found the man, identified as Jason Johnson.


While Waiting 25 Years to Receive the Priesthood, Harry Bailey Jr. Changed a Community - Church News and Events

From left: Eldon Smith, who baptized Harry Bailey Jr. in 1953, and Harry with Irval Mortensen.Photo courtesy of Irval Mortensen.


Historic Vote Results: Pima County Sheriff's Deputies vote to sit at the BOS table

Attorney Steve Portell, who represents the union, said, "We're finally bringing the history back to what a normal practice should be. It's a historic vote -- it's never been done before for the deputies so we now we can be a counter-balance to abuses at the top of the sheriff's department.

KGUN 9 - 2018-11-16 01:35:57

Game and Fish moves bighorn from NW of Tucson to Picacho

The department said Tuesday that dozens of the animals are being taken to traditional range areas, with wildlife workers drawing from robust populations of desert bighorns in the Silver Bell Mountains northwest of Tucson and Rocky Mountain bighorns near Morenci, a mining town. The department produce

TUCSON.COM - 2018-11-14 13:25:00

ALL WASHED OUT: Torres Blancas sees land erode, Anza Trail recede

Mike Cochran, general manager of Torres Blancas Golf Club in Green Valley, says the Santa Cruz River has eroded at least 10 yards of land at the local golf course since 2016. Pictured (right) are two irrigation pipes used for the sprinkler system, which protrude from the property.Bobby Joe Smith Spe

GREEN VALLEY NEWS AND SUN - 2018-11-14 13:12:00

Sinema wins Senate race, Kirkpatrick takes the House

WILLCOX — Thanks to early and provisional ballots in Maricopa, Pima and Pinal counties, Kyrsten Sinema is the new U.S. Senator for Arizona.


Dinner for Christmas fund-raiser is Nov. 17

SAFFORD — Brothers & Lil’ Sisters is planning a Dinner for Christmas to benefit 10 to 15 families at Christmas with a complete dinner plus clothing and toys for children. On Saturday, Nov. 17, a fund-raiser will be held at the American Legion, 531 S. 11th Ave. in Safford to raise money for the event


Emergency crews responding to school bus rollover in El Mirage

#Tolleson***** INJURY ACCIDENT, MULTIPLE EMS RESPONSE. Southern / El Mirage, Avoid the area!pic.twitter.com/QHbAwXAMYp— Gil Estrada (@PhxTrafficAlert)November 14, 2018

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2018-11-14 15:07:00

Head-on collision leaves several injured

The driver of the second vehicle, who, according to a passenger, was apparently knocked out in the crash, reportedly left the scene on foot after regaining consciousness. He was later taken to the emergency room by a friend, who reportedly learned he was in an accident and said he did not seem to be


Arizona Democrats gain more ground as ballot counting continues

TUCSON, Ariz. - As ballot counting continues in Arizona, two statewide elections are turning for Democrats.


15 Over/Under 40: Corina Pino-Reyes

A graduate of Morenci High School and mother of two, Reyes recently celebrated her 15th wedding anniversary. Having some credits acquired, Reyes intends to return to college.


Eagles, Bulldogs, Wildcats all Top 10 at CC finals

Thatcher head coach Chris Cook said, “I’m proud of them. They did well. It was a fast race. Hunter had very high expectations for himself. We did as well. He beat his time last year by almost fifteen seconds. His time this year would have put him in the top three last year. This year he placed eleve


Trump weighs in on Arizona Senate race: 'All of a sudden... They find a lot of votes'

PHOENIX - Every election, it takes weeks for Arizona to count its ballots. But because the Democrat in the tight U.S. Senate race there, Kyrsten Sinema, jumped into the lead in the latest results, some Republicans have raised baseless allegations of fraud.


Safford Police catch three shoplifting suspects

SAFFORD - On Wednesday, Oct. 24, Safford Police dealt with a trio of shoplifting suspects at two stores. One suspect reportedly finished off a liquor bottle in sight of a Safford officer, while another was wanted on multiple warrants.