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Solution for avoiding botched executions - WMI central
There is a safe and humane execution method for jurisdictions that have laws authorizing application of capital punishment. The Oklahoma execution of Clayton Lockett in April was officially aborted, but then Lockett died of a heart attack. Cruel, certainly ...
ATV Outlaw Trail Jamboree happening today - WMI central
APACHE COUNTY — It’s that time of year when many ATV enthusiasts look forward to the annual ATV Outlaw Trail Jamboree. Hundreds of people from across the country and even foreign countries journey to Apache County to participate in the five-day event ...
Eastern Star chapter installs officers - WMI central
The Mizpah Chapter 57 Order of Eastern Star held its 49th Installation of Officers May 31. Officers installed are: Marjorie Stockton, worthy matron; Edsell Martin, worthy patron; Mazie Hastings, associate matron; Clay Howard, associate patron; Karen ...
Forest open to campers, visitors - WMI central
SPRINGERVILLE – Contrary to a media report, the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests are open. Spokesperson Pamela Baltimore noted a media outlet incorrectly reported the entire forest is closed when only a small portion south of Vernon is closed to ...
Sounds a lot like Ferguson - WMI central
While the nation’s press is focused constantly on the unfortunate death in Ferguson of a teenager on drugs, tens of thousands of people, including drug gang members, continue to enter America illegally! We will spend billions of dollars taking care of ...
Apache state prison turns 20 - WMI central
APACHE COUNTY — A recent celebration at Lyman Lake State Park honored the six remaining corrections officers that went through the first training to staff the Arizona State Prison Complex Winslow-Apache Unit.
Escape the heat and head out to Black Jack Campground on Clifton Ranger District - WMI central
SPRINGERVILLE — Escape the heat and visit the Clifton Ranger District’s Black Jack Campground--one of 18 campgrounds on the Clifton RD. The Black Jack Campground is located 14 miles southeast of Clifton, Arizona on U.S. 191 and Arizona 78 and is about ...
Martha Migon Maxwell - WMI central
Martha M. Maxwell, 87, of Lakeside died peacefully Aug. 27, 2014, with her loving sister at her side. Martha was born Aug. 16, 1927, to the late Ted and Elizabeth (Bowser) Farran in Parsons, Kan. She spent most of her adult life in Parsons until the death ...
Michael Glenn Arnold - WMI central
Michael Glenn Arnold, 33, resident of San Diego, Calif., died Aug. 9, 2014 in Show Low of an apparent suicide. He was born Nov. 17, 1980, in Phoenix. Michael received his associate’s degree, served his country in the U.S. Army and U.S. Coast Guard.
Dillon McCabe - WMI central
Dillion McCabe died Aug. 23, 2014, in Boise, Idaho. He was born Aug. 8, 1997, in Show Low. Dillon was a student at Show Low High School prior to moving to Idaho. For most of his life Dillon lived with his grandparents and his aunt Cherish and uncle Tommy ...