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‘Power’s War’ film coming to Gila Valley - Eastern Arizona Courier
SAFFORD — The documentary about Graham County’s most infamous gun battle — Arizona’s bloodiest — will be shown twice in the Gila Valley next month. “Power’s War,” a documentary film by Cameron Trejo, will be shown March 9, at 7 p.m., at ...
Mixer offers lessons on apprenticeships - Eastern Arizona Courier
The Graham County Chamber of Commerce mixer Wednesday offered a chance to learn how local small businesses can become part of the state’s apprenticeship program. Guest speaker Willie Higgins, from AZ State Office of Apprenticeship (https://www.azdes.gov ...
Education budget cuts draw protest - Eastern Arizona Courier
PHOENIX — In a reminder that the biggest fights in the Legislature lay ahead, hundreds descended on the Capitol on Wednesday to protest against Gov. Doug Ducey’s proposed budget for K-12 schools. Some legislators emerged to observe or address the ...
Poll: Education and water should be Arizona’s top priorities - Eastern Arizona Courier
PHOENIX — Education and water rank as Arizonans’ top two priorities among state residents, according to a new poll by ASU’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. The inaugural ...
Farm Home and Ranch Day coming March 4 - Eastern Arizona Courier
THATCHER — The University of Arizona Graham County Co-operative Extension and Safford Agricultural Center will present the fifth annual Farm Home and Ranch Day, March 4, at Eastern Arizona College. Topics will range from Gardening 101 and managing weed ...
Students invited to participate in Congressional Art Competition - Eastern Arizona Courier
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The national 2015 Congressional Art Competition is under way, and U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., has invited high schools across Arizona’s District One to submit their students’ artwork. Each spring, members of the U.S. House ...
D-backs helping send St. Rose youth to camp - Eastern Arizona Courier
SAFFORD — St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church is teaming with the Diamondbacks to send the church’s Life Teen Youth Group to camp. A portion of ticket sales from two games will help fund the youth group’s trip to camps in Tiger, Ga., and Steubenville ...
Daniel Rene Nabor - Eastern Arizona Courier
Daniel Rene Nabor, 32, of Green Valley, entered into rest Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, in Tucson. He was born on Dec. 27, 1982, in Morenci, to Jerry and Rachel Nabor. Daniel graduated from Safford High School. He joined the U.S. Air Force and served his ...
Norman Ellis LaRue - Eastern Arizona Courier
Norman “Dean” Ellis LaRue, 81, passed away Feb. 21, 2015, at 81. He was born April 20, 1933, to Isaac LaRue and Ruth Neese in Mesa. Dean was raised in mesa and Bisbee. At 18, he joined the U.S. Navy and served during the Korean War. After he was ...
Jarom Burrell - Eastern Arizona Courier
Jarom Burrell, a resident of Thatcher, passed into eternal life Friday afternoon, Feb. 20, 2015. He was 25. Funeral services for Jarom will be conducted Saturday morning, Feb. 28, 2015, at 10 a.m., at the Safford LDS Stake Center by President Brian J.
Barbara Haralson - Eastern Arizona Courier
Barbara Haralson, loving wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend, entered into rest Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at St. Mary's Hospital in Tucson. She was born Oct. 9, 1948, in Van Nuys, Calif., to John and Della Horton. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m ...
Safford HS Fall Honor Roll - Eastern Arizona Courier
Seniors: Sarah Alexander, Lillyana Arthur Zamora, Theressa Berni, Brandon T. Bright, Tylee Cabrera, Shawna Carpenter, Aubrey Dodge, Riley Fite, Ricquee Gonzalez-Green, Ethan Karnes, Emily Kempton, Jaci Lines, Serena Mains, Caleigh Mayhew, Laural McBride ...
Little town handles big projects - Eastern Arizona Courier
THATCHER — On a small back road, on the north side of the Gila River, there are several companies packed together. At the very back, across a small canal, is WBE Steel Services Inc. And the current project being handled by WBE Steel Services Inc. is work ...
Coronado National Forest’s Upchurch named deputy regional forester - Eastern Arizona Courier
TUCSON — Jim Upchurch, Coronado National Forest supervisor, has been selected to serve as deputy regional forester for the USDA Forest Service’s Southwestern Region, which includes Arizona, New Mexico, west Texas and western Oklahoma. He reports to ...
From Scripture: Can we understand the book of Revelation? - Eastern Arizona Courier
“Blessed is the one who reads the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear it and take to heart what is written in it, because the time is near” (Revelation 1:3). Notice again “Blessed is the one who reads, blessed are those who hear ...