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Community gathers to discuss growing number of suicides

SAFFORD - Brainstorms NVR Virtual Reality was packed Wednesday night. Not with gamers, but with community members frustrated by the number of suicides taking place in the Gila Valley. +2 Put on by Amy Crisp, more than 60 people were in attendance for the gathering where people shared stories about

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2017-09-22 00:00:00

Bulldogs planning for two reunions

SAFFORD - Two Safford High School classes will hold reunions over the next few weeks, with the first scheduled to take place during 2017 homecoming weekend. The class of 1967 will hold its 50th-year reunion Sept. 29-30, starting with entering a float in the homecoming parade. Following the parade, t

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2017-09-21 23:00:00

Local organizations benefit from ACF of the Gila Valley

SAFFORD - Graham County Supervisor Danny Smith summed up the feelings of everyone in the community room at the Graham County General Services Building on Tuesday. "We're fortunate to have a program like this in the Valley," he said. +3 The program is the Arizona Community Foundation of the Gila Va

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2017-09-20 19:00:00

Man faces third shoplifting charge of the year

SAFFORD - On Friday, Sept. 8, Safford Police officers picked up a wanted man during a traffic stop, arrested a woman following a reported domestic dispute and issued a citation for possession of drug paraphernalia. Two days later, a man was arrested and charged with shoplifting for the third time th

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2017-09-20 11:00:00

Accused shoplifter caught with drug paraphernalia

SAFFORD - A Safford Police officer's visit to Firth Park on Tuesday night, Sept. 12, led to a man's arrest on two out-of-county warrants, and an accused shoplifter was reportedly caught with drug paraphernalia Wednesday evening, Sept. 13. At about 10 p.m. Tuesday, a Safford Police officer contacted

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2017-09-19 17:00:00

Pair uses stolen donation money for heroin

SAFFORD - Two men were arrested Thursday, Sept. 14 by Safford Police after reportedly buying "a dub" ($20) of heroin with money stolen from a Wal Mart donation kiosk. Christopher Jurado, 27, was charged with shoplifting and possession of drug paraphernalia, and Thomas Phillips, 20, with third degree

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2017-09-19 15:00:00

Safford Mayor Kouts continues recovery after fall

Safford Mayor Jason Kouts, injured in a fall last week, was able to resume his duties Monday. SAFFORD - Safford Mayor Jason Kouts resumed his duties Monday as he continued to mend from a broken shoulder blade suffered in a fall last week. During a Tuesday evening, Sept. 12, church rehearsal, a video

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2017-09-19 11:00:00

Pedestrian seriously injured in hit and run

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Tucson police say a pedestrian was seriously injured in a hit-and-run collision in midtown Wednesday. UPDATE: Pima CLOSED b/w Alvernon&Sycamore for several hours. Suspect fled-black male,20s-30s, dreadlocks, white tank top. Call 911 if seen https://t.co/1mD98eGwbU Police say the

KGUN 9 - 2017-09-20 18:54:22

Congresswoman Martha McSally discusses Older Americans Act Funding increase

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - U.S. Rep. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) introduced an amendment on the house floor to increase funding for the Older Americans Act last week. McSally visited the Pima Council on Aging Wednesday to talk about increasing funding by $14.2 million. The funding goes towards Title lll B S

KGUN 9 - 2017-09-21 01:42:50

Number of Duncan students well below last year

DUNCAN - Duncan Unified School District Superintendent Eldon Merrell said the number of students enrolled in Duncan schools is well below that of last year - which could have a significant impact on the budget. During the September governing board meeting, Merrell informed the board that the 2017-18

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2017-09-20 15:00:00

Two shootings in Lexington send three to hospital

Two shootings that occurred Wednesday night in Lexington are not believed to be related, according to police. The first shooting occurred at around 5 p.m. outside Gleneagles Apartments on Polo Club Boulevard near Interstate 75 and Man O' War Boulevard, where police responded to a call of shots bein

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2017-09-21 11:33:00

Lexington church, family life center to be sold at auction to pay off debt

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A Lexington church is set to be auctioned off next month. The property at 1155 Georgetown Road, which houses Imani Baptist Church and Family Life Center, is listed on the Fayette County Master Commissioner's website as being scheduled to sell at auction October 19. The websit

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-21 04:55:00

Lexington Police respond to shooting on Polo Club Boulevard

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT)- Police said the shooting happened around 6 p.m. Wednesday night on Polo Club Boulevard in the Hamburg Area. Police said one man was shot in the leg and was taken to UK Hospital. Police think the victim knew the shooter.

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-21 05:38:00

Lineman restoring power after Hurricane Irma falls to death

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida lineman who was working to restore power following Hurricane Irma is dead after falling from a parking garage. The Sun Sentinel reports that 26-year-old Scott Christopher Reid Jr. was killed Sunday morning when he fell from the fifth floor of the Westin Fort L

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-22 00:47:00

Fire destroys former Cumberland hardware store

CUMBERLAND, Ky. (WYMT) - A fire in downtown Cumberland, Ky. destroyed a building that used to be Maynard's hardware store. Fire officials say the fire started just before 8 p.m. Wednesday. The cause of the fire is still under investigation and fire officials say they do not believe the building had

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-21 17:58:00

Lexington hosts talk on race relations

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- The community is invited to participate in a discussion on race relations at the Lyric Theater tonight. The conversation, hosted by Kentucky Humanities, will include a panel discussion from various experts on the topic. Organizers say the discussion will be a Q and A style eve

WTVQ - 2017-09-21 23:42:18

Online petition for pets at new Lexington restaurant gains attention

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - An online petition pushing for dogs to be allowed on the porch of a new local restaurant is gaining more attention. The petition surfaced after the local health department said FDA rules prohibit animals on the premises of restaurants. The petition is calling for the Lexingt

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-21 18:50:00

Maria regains its major hurricane status

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - 2 a.m. The U.S. National Hurricane Center reports Maria has regained its major hurricane status, rising to a Category 3 storm early Thursday. An update from the Miami-based center says maximum sustained winds have increased to near 115 mph with higher gusts. Maria's fier

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-21 08:28:00

Maria dips blow major hurricane status

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Maria has lost its major hurricane status, dropping to a Category 2 storm after raking Puerto Rico. But forecasters say some strengthening is in the forecast and Maria could again become a major hurricane by Thursday. An update fr

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-20 23:49:00

The State Of Hate In Kentucky

Within hours of last month's deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, the national media descended on the small northern Kentucky city of Florence, where alleged murderer James Alex Fields grew up. This was not the first time a national spotlight shone on Kentucky in the wake of racially-

WEKU.FM - 2017-09-21 22:05:04