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No. 1 Lady ‘Riders sweep in regular season finale - Eastern Arizona Courier
PIMA — The Lady Roughriders were looking at a quick sweep of the Lobos — until the third game got underway. Pima still got the sweep, defeating Patagonia, 25-14, 25-17, 25-21, Thursday, but the third game turned out to be a bit of a struggle.
Bulldogs fall to Sabercats - Eastern Arizona Courier
SAFFORD — If there is such as a thing as a good loss, the Bulldogs experienced it Wednesday. A very young Safford squad went up against a more mature, fast and extremely tall Scottsdale Saguaro team, losing to Saguaro, 23-25, 17-25, 22-25.
First-quarter honor roll for Ruth Powell School - Eastern Arizona Courier
SAFFORD – Fifth-grade principal’s gold list: Elizabeth Addington, Taylor Broadhead, Catalina Chacon, Hunter Chamberlin, Miah Garrobo, Karen Gonzales-Cuevas, Emily Goodman, Rhees Hancock, Laurel Hargis, Van Hargis, Tatym Hawkins, Sara Hernandez, Alyx ...
Harvest Fest — Family fun for everyone - Eastern Arizona Courier
SAFFORD — If SalsaFest was too spicy, don’t sweat it. Harvest Festival had you covered. Starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, the festival was in full swing on the front lawn of Safford City Hall and spilling out onto Main Street. There were vendors and food ...
Project SEACAB gets lift from FMI grant - Eastern Arizona Courier
SAFFORD — Project Southeastern Arizona Clean and Beautiful recently got a boost in its ongoing efforts to clean up and beautify the Gila Valley, as the Freeport McMoRan Foundation’s Community Investment Fund awarded SEACAB a $15,000 grant to buy needed ...
Bring out your rakes; Make a Difference Day coming Oct. 25 - Eastern Arizona Courier
SAFFORD — It will soon be time for local residents to break out their rakes, hoes and shovels — and not just for the usual yardwork. On Saturday, Oct. 25, the Graham County Department of Health, with help from Project SEACAB, will hold another Make a ...
Elena Lopez - Eastern Arizona Courier
Elena “Helen” Lopez passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Oct. 18, 2014, at Friendship Village, Hospice of the Valley in Tempe at the age of 81. Helen was born Jan. 9, 1933, in Solomonville, to Pablo Ruiz Juarez and Bonifacia ...
David Stanford - Eastern Arizona Courier
David Stanford, 64, of Safford, entered into eternal rest early Saturday morning, Oct. 18, 2014, at the Hospice Family Care in Tucson. Services for David are pending and will be announced at a later date.
Greenlee County Farm Bureau President meets with Sen. McCain - Eastern Arizona Courier
Greenlee County Farm Bureau president Donald Merrell, who raises cattle near Duncan, discussed the Mexico wolf issue with U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., during McCain’s meeting with Arizona Farm Bureau Federation leaders in Gilbert on Oct. 8. “We’ve ...
Storm sneaks up on Gila Valley - Eastern Arizona Courier
SAFFORD — An autumnal thunderstorm brought needed moisture to the Gila Valley — as well as some hail. The East Valley locations of San Jose and Solomon appeared to receive the brunt of the storm that rolled in just before 4 p.m. Sunday, with residents ...
United Way funding helps Boy Scouts - Eastern Arizona Courier
THATCHER — The Boy Scouts of America are pleased to announce the receipt of a $2,500 gift from the United Way of Graham County. The local Boy Scouts district, the Coronado District, serves 1,200 scouts aged 7-18 in Graham, Greenlee and Hidalgo, N.M ...
Remembering Louis F. Long, a man of vision and energy - Eastern Arizona Courier
Liverpool, Brazoria, Texas, was the place of birth of Louis Frank Long on Jan. 27, 1897. The son of Frank and Kate Groupe Long, his grandfather, Frank Long, had been born in Wales and immigrated to America as a young man. His maternal grandparents, Henry ...
Hal Empie: Spirit of Greenlee lives on - Eastern Arizona Courier
I used to sit and gaze up at the mural above the serving counter at the Duncan Schools Cafeteria and make up stories in my head about what was going on in that picture. I had no idea that it was the history of Greenlee County. I only knew I loved it and I ...
Morenci wins EAC Band Day title - Eastern Arizona Courier
There is something to be said about continuity and hard work. The Morenci High School marching band is an example of that as it all came together for the Wildcats at the Eastern Arizona College Band Day. Morenci won its first EAC Band Day title in more ...
Duncan native Baldridge receives prestigious award - Eastern Arizona Courier
Southwestern Regional Forester Cal Joyner presented Gila National Forest range staff member Aaron Baldridge, of the Reserve Ranger District, with the National Rangeland Management Award on Sept. 9. Baldridge is a Duncan native and is a 198 Duncan High ...