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Wreaths across America ceremony

On Dec. 17, 2016, the ladies of the General George Crook Chapter of the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) were delighted to attend the Wreaths across America ceremony.

Garcia, Mengarelli named to dean’s list

Lasell College in Newton, Massachusetts, recently named Caitlyn Garcia of Clarkdale, to the Lasell College Dean’s List for the Fall 2016 semester.

Area chess players with Prescott Chess Club earn honors

Thirteen area chess players battled over the chess board on Saturday, Jan. 7, at the Pine Cone. This U.S.

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Cliff Rose Ladies raise money for Stepping Stones

The annual raffle to support Stepping Stones was held Dec. 13 at the Antelope Hills Centennial Hall.

Prescott Superintendent’s Award Night

Prescott Unified School District Superintendent’s Award Night was held Jan. 12 in Hendrix Auditorium at Prescott Mile High Middle School.

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Christmas lights decorating contest was held Dec. 19

Prescott Police Chief Debbie Black, Prescott City Councilwoman Billie Orr and Prescott Valley Chamber President/CEO Marnie Uhl were judges for Alta Vista Senior Living’s annual balcony decorating contest on Monday, Dec. 19.

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Prescott Art Docents welcome new members

On Monday, Dec. 5, at its holiday luncheon, the Prescott Art Docents welcomed four new members to the nonprofit organization.

Local VA receives donation from Alta Vista Senior Living

On Friday, Dec. 9, Alta Vista Senior Living hosted a Christmas Bazaar open to the public and on hand were 26 crafters with different talents as over 100 people came to shop.

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DWPA gives Knight award named for 102-year-old cousin

Dawn Knight, one of the earliest members of the 28-year-old Democratic Women of the Prescott Area group, was recognized with a special award named after its 102-year-old founder, Jerry Emmett.

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Regional Communications Center earns certification

The Prescott Police Department is proud to announce that the Prescott Regional Communications Center has successfully completed the necessary criteria to become a certified member of the Missing Kids Readiness Project through the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC).

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AAUW recognizes outstanding, longtime members

Members of the American Association of University Women, Prescott Branch, celebrated the holidays in December at the Prescott Lakes Club House.

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Yavapai DAR honors vets – past & present

During the Christmas season, the Yavapai Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, had three occasions to show their support for veterans.

PV dental office donates to C.O.P.S.

The month of November was a warm time for police officers who took advantage of the “No Shave November.”

PV man helps set new world record for chess

Jim Schubert of Prescott Valley drew Grandmaster Timur Gareyev in a Guinness world record event in Las Vegas on Saturday, Dec. 3.

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Spelling bee winners announced

Prescott Unified School District Abia Judd Elementary School held its annual Yavapai Spelling Bee on Dec. 1.

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BASIS Prescott student named Coca-Cola scholar semifinalist

A BASIS Prescott senior has been named a semifinalist for the 2017 class in the Coca-Cola Scholars Program in Atlanta, Georgia.

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In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there ...

On Dec. 6, the feast day of St. Nicholas, children from Sacred Heart Catholic Preschool placed one of their shoes out in the hallway while they learned about St. Nicholas in their classroom.

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Dr. Steve Dow spoke at recent DAR program

The ladies of the General George Crook Chapter of the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) were delighted to host local veterinarian Dr. Steve Dow, who spoke about the Soldier’s Best Friend program.

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Lonesome Valley Quilt Guild makes donations

During 2016, the Lonesome Valley Quilt Guild has donated 131 quilts, plus baby bibs and pillowcases, to a variety of local charity organizations, as well as donating 541 lbs. of non-perishable food and $50 monetary donation, as part of their Community Project program.

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Yavapai Chapter DAR sends packages to deployed military

The Yavapai Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has sent packages to deployed service women and men overseas.

Nakai Lake named to first quarter President’s List at Randolph-Macon Academy

Nakai Lake of Prescott Valley, a Falcon Scholar at Randolph-Macon Academy, has earned a spot on the President’s List for the first quarter of the 2016-17 school year.

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Chino Valley woman crowned in Global United Pageant

Jessica Smith from Chino Valley won the International Title of the 2016-17 Elite Ms. Global United Queen.

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Ladies of Daughters of the American Revolution participate in parade

On Nov. 11, the ladies of the General George Crook Chapter of the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) walked in the Veterans Day Parade, reminding the community of the great service our Revolutionary War Veterans.

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National YoungArts Foundation announces 2017 YoungArts winners

Mathew Lanning of Prescott Valley is a YoungArts Merit Winner in Classical Music/Composition for a second year in a row.

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DAR hosted Salute to Veterans luncheon

On Nov. 16, the ladies of the General George Crook Chapter of the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) were delighted to host the 2016 Salute to Veterans Luncheon honoring local veterans for their service with a fantastic meal and entertainment by the Song of the Pines Chapter, Sweet Adelines.

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