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Days Past: Back at the Ranch - Sharlot Hall’s Life at Orchard Ranch

Sharlot Mabridth Hall’s public life has been discussed in great detail.

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Dear Annie: Family invasions

Dear Annie: Ever since we moved to a place that is central to all my husband’s relatives, they have treated us as the Free Holiday Inn.

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Arizona’s top elementary school cabbage grower

BASIS Prescott student wins distinction

Nine-year-old Ben Stanik of Prescott isn’t one of those kids who refuses to let vegetables touch his lips.

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Prescott Chamber launches gift certificate program to encourage shopping local

From jewelry to house cleaning to essential oils, a new program by the Prescott Chamber of Commerce has gift-giving covered this year.

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Dear Rhonda & Dr. Cheri: Yakety yak — don’t talk back!

Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, We have three kids, but my youngest son is the one who constantly talks back to me.

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Starting Point Church finds new home in old pub; plans 3-day grand opening

Pastors want to help people ‘Fuel Your Story’

It took about six months of remodeling, but an old pub restaurant in Prescott has become a local congregation’s first church home.

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Hamilton: Trump doll offers Barbie hush money

Fox News did a story on a new hot-selling stuffed doll called Trumpy Bear for children which wears a MAGA cap comes with a U.S. flag. The cute little thing even talks.

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Dear Annie: Dreading sibling visits

Dear Annie: I am the youngest of five siblings between the ages of 63 and 72.

Church News: Week of November 17

Hope Lutheran Church has a new worship time – 9 a.m. Sundays.

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Senior Menus for the week of Monday, Nov. 19 to Friday, Nov. 23

Prescott Meals-on-Wheels serves from 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at 1280 E. Rosser St., Prescott; 445-7630. Menus subject to change.

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Dear Annie: Ditched for a new crowd

Dear Annie: I am a college student and have met few people I would consider friends.

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Councilman Best talks 50th anniversary

Planning committee looking for people to get involved in preparing for events

The town is in the throes of planning for its 50th anniversary celebration, set to begin in the latter half of 2019, said Councilman Mike Best at a recent Chino Valley Area Chamber of Commerce Business and Networking Luncheon.

Corridor Calendar: Week of Nov. 14, 2018

CORDES LAKES Tuesday Planners are back. Each Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. the planners will meet at the Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes.

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Millennials to baby boomers, gifts that grow are all the rage

It’s a jungle in there. Every window, surface and brightly lit corner is filled with decorative or edible greenery. There is no doubt what to gift this person for the holidays. More of the same.

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10 extraordinary succulents to grow indoors

The jade plant you grandmother grew is so yesterday. The popularity of succulent plants has exploded in recent years, due not only to the low care requirements of these sun lovers but also because of the diversity these fascinating plants.

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Give gift of no-plastic sipping straws for holidays

Big problem or a fraction of the world’s plastic consumption? You decide, but know that single-use plastic straws are a recent target of environmental activists.

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A Thanksgiving Countdown: holiday planning made easier

Thanksgiving is just around the bend, and if you are hosting you might already be thinking about how you might plan things better this year, how to make it all a bit less stressful.

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Feature Home: 357 Dreamweaver Dr. • Prescott • $435,000

Move in ready! Immaculate, larger Cloudstone patio home with 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths.

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Choosing the perfect sofa for your space

Shape of room, use should influence decision

Ask interior designers what the most important element in a room is and many will say that — after wall color — it’s the sofa.

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Wood ash can boost garden soil

Material from fireplaces, stoves pays benefits if applied correctly

For gardeners who heat their homes in winter using stoves or fireplaces, good-quality wood ashes can be a soil-amendment bonus.

Social Security: In this season of giving, help a loved one with Social Security

During the holiday season, we surround ourselves with family and friends, some of whom may rely on us for a number of reasons.

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Ask the Contractor: Be thankful for everything you have

The Thanksgiving holiday, above all others, brings to my mind so many different thoughts.

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Coalition for Compassion and Justice holds ‘Wine & Wreath’ event at Elks Theatre

The Coalition for Compassion and Justice held its first Wine & Wreath reception at the Elks Theatre on Thursday, Nov. 8, attended by about 225 people eager to help end homelessness.

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Mountain Oak School gets help with gardens

Mountain Oak School in Prescott was chosen by Lowe’s as a participant in its Heroes program.

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Marvin Bailey’s gift of love benefits Good Samaritan campus

Marvin Bailey, a Prescott-area resident, left a legacy of love for the Good Samaritan Society — Prescott Village when he died last year.