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State of Arizona now accepting applications for Arizona State Troopers

A career as an Arizona State trooper can be an exciting and rewarding career. Within the Department there are many opportunities to participate in the various facets of law enforcement as well as opportunities for career advancement. Becoming an Arizona State trooper is an excellent choice t…

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Temporary recreation site closure in Chiricahuas due to monsoon rains

CORRECTION: Temporary recreation site closures in Chiricahua Mountains due to monsoon rains, RUCKER RECREATION SITES ARE NOT ACCESSIBLE AT THIS TIME

Speakers share excitement at Southwest Wings Festiva

SIERRA VISTA — As the name of the Southwest Wings Birding and Nature Festival implies, there is much more going on during the ongoing annual event than those focused on creatures of the feathered variety, as illustrated by its dozens of free lectures.

Willcox man arrested in stabbing

A preliminary hearing is set next month for a Willcox man in connection with a recent stabbing.

Sports

Play in the Big Ball Tournament; help WHS volleyball team

If you like volleyball and love to compete – whether it has been a year or twenty – then we have the answer for you!  Come join the Willcox High School Volleyball program for a Big Ball tournament on Saturday, Aug. 1 at 9 a.m.

Father and son team win annual Warrior Tournament

The annual Warrior Tournament, a grueling 27 holes of golf competition for two-person teams, was held Saturday, June 27 at Twin Lakes Golf Course, with Logan and Gary Adams topping all comers for the scratch championship. The final results included handicap and women’s competition too.

Obituaries

Mary Ann Huss 1927-2015

Mary Ann Huss, of Richland Ranchettes (Cochise), Ariz., died at home on July 22, 2015 at the age of 88. She was born in Palm Bay, Fla. on June 1, 1927 to John Hoffrichter and Mary Atz Hoffrichter. 

Alex “Sonny” R. Navarrette 1943-2015

Alex “Sonny” R. Navarrette of Willcox, Ariz. passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at the age of 71. Alex was born on Oct. 17, 1943 in Tucson, Ariz. to Julian and Carlota Navarrette. 

T.J. Vanover 1966-2015

T.J. Vanover of Willcox died at her home on July 24, 2015 at the age of 49. She was born in Bakersfield, Calif., on April 16, 1966 to Troy Pinkley and Mary Dell Cash Pinkley. 

Opinion

Opinion: Remembering JFK 50 years later and a surprising Willcox connection in assassination theory

Today, Nov. 22, is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas in 1963. I don't remember it. I turned six months old on that day. But it nonetheless has me thinking about the President whose priority was to keep peace in a world ready to implode itself.

Eurofresh, Inc. asks for help with the suspension of the Department of Commerce Antidumping Investigation regarding fresh tomatoes from Mexico

In 1996, the Department of Commerce suspended its Anti‐Dumping Investigation regarding fresh tomato imports from Mexico when an agreement was reached with Mexican Producers, which set a minimum “reference” price. The suspension agreement has been amended from time to time and currently the r…

Christmas Child

Once again, it is time for the Operation Christmas Child shoe box drive. The shoe boxes are in and we would like to invite all that are interested in this worthy cause to join us as we build this year's shoe boxes.