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Native Americans star in new film - Eastern Arizona Courier
FLAGSTAFF — A new movie focusing on a Native American veteran opened Friday in select theaters. “Legends from the Sky” was released to eight theatrical locations — Tucson and Tempe; Gallup, Farmington and Roswell, N.M.; Denver and Durango, Colo.
Did You Know: Pima’s Medal of Honor winner, Josiah Pensyl - Eastern Arizona Courier
On Jan. 22, 1920, an elderly hermit who resided in Pima died of natural causes. He was a quiet and unassuming man who kept to himself and seldom spoke of his own background and life. At his death, a number of events were set in motion to reveal who this ...
Ask A Pastor: Why does God allow terrorism? - Eastern Arizona Courier
God is sovereign. He gives life and it is not immoral for Him to take life. I am not a Christian because I understand everything God does or allows to happen. Since becoming a Christian, however, I have learned that God knows what is best. How can ...
United Way gets more computers in the classroom - Eastern Arizona Courier
The season of giving continued a little longer for the United Way of Safford and one elementary school classroom. The United Way awarded Eddy Carlton, a third-grade teacher at Dorothy Stinson Elementary, a grant of nearly $10,000. Shortly after the winter ...
Duncan PAL to craft cards supporting officers - Eastern Arizona Courier
DUNCAN — Duncan Police Athletic League will spend Saturday playing basketball and making cards for local law enforcement. The league takes place Saturday, from 9 a.m. to noon, at Brubaker Gymnasium.
Doras Lue Turner - Eastern Arizona Courier
Doras Lue Turner, 79, of Eden, passed away Jan. 28, 2015, in Willcox. Doras was born Jan. 31, 1935, in Eden, to Almer Alford and Leona Fern Taylor. She attended school in Eden through the eighth grade and was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of ...
Herbert Henry Fairfield - Eastern Arizona Courier
Herbert “Red” Henry Fairfield, 79, of Pima, passed away Jan. 22, 2015. He was born Nov. 19, 1935, to E.H. and Nettie Fairfield in Beebe, Ark. He is survived by: his loving wife of 43 years, Sandy Fairfield, of Pima; sons, Ralph Lacy and David Lacy ...
Donald Willis Pearson - Eastern Arizona Courier
Donald Willis Pearson, of Albuquerque, N.M., and formerly of Safford, a loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away surrounded by loved ones after losing his battle to cancer Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. He was 84. Graveside services for Donald will be ...
Mary Katherine Scott - Eastern Arizona Courier
Mary Katherine Scott, of Thatcher, peacefully passed away Wednesday morning, Jan. 28, 2015, following a decline in her health. She was 91. Funeral services for Mary will be conducted Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, at 11 a.m., at the Duncan United Methodist Church ...
Abel Peralta - Eastern Arizona Courier
Abel Peralta, 71, a resident of Safford, entered into eternal rest early Friday morning, Jan. 30, 2015, at his residence, with his loving family at his bedside. A Mass of Christian burial for Mr. Peralta is currently pending and will be announced at a ...
Larry Busby - Eastern Arizona Courier
Larry “Joe” Busby, 66, of Thatcher, entered into eternal rest Thursday morning, Jan. 29, 2015, at his residence with his loving family around him. Funeral services for Joe are currently pending and will be announced at a later date.
High-priced, premium food and drink the new normal at Super Bowl - Eastern Arizona Courier
GLENDALE — A $20 cup of soup, a $16 cheese steak, $11 for hot chocolate. Those were just some of the high-priced menu items at last year’s Super Bowl XLVIII at Met Life Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. The days of a simple hot dog, popcorn and a small ...
Congress hears border issues firsthand - Eastern Arizona Courier
PALOMINAS — After a day of round-table talks with ranchers and a tour of the U.S.-Mexico border in Cochise County on Saturday, a group of 21 congressional representatives have a broader view of border problems. Initiated by newly elected U.S. Rep.
Tribe looking for more home-grown businesses - Eastern Arizona Courier
On Jan. 21, Tao Etpison, vice chairman of the San Carlos Apache Tribe, addressed the San Carlos Apache Tribe's Planning and Economic Development Business Opportunity Fair held at the Apache Gold Casino Convention Center. Discussion included universal ...
The thread of kindness - Eastern Arizona Courier
SAFFORD — It was a special day for a handful of seniors Jan. 16 as a group of high school girls arrived to deliver some handmade blankets. Girls from the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America club at Safford High School arrived at the East Ward ...