|Community pride grows with garden for Quailwood homeowners|
Like other subdivisions in the quad-city area, Quailwood has a swimming pool, tennis courts and other amenities.|
Quaiwood's new developer, Dorn Homes, added another draw a year ago: a community garden - dubbed a "community farm" - below the clubhouse.
Friday, June 14, 2013
|Helpers needed to plant, grow crops to feed hungry|
The Prescott Valley Community Garden announces that this year, St. Vincent de Paul will receive donated produce from the gardens.|
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
|Larger than life sculpture takes shape at Prescott Valley foundry|
When Bob Boze Bell crafted a painting inspired by his pioneer grandmother for Prescott Valley's Arizona Centennial Gala in February 2012, he probably didn't envision a larger-than-life sculpture of his work that would stand at the community's Civic Center.|
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
|Law enforcement Torch Run|
From left to right: Jason Lohman on bike, VIP Bob Jensen in back who was a support driver, Scott Stebbins on his bike, JC Bundrant with thumbs up, Jeremy Martin on his bike, then Justin Jaeger in the Texas shirt holding the torch, Tom Brownlie in back and Will Allen on the right.|
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
|Prescott Valley Police honor top officers, units|
In the wake of a tough couple of months for the Prescott Valley Police Department that saw the resignation of Police Chief Bill Fessler and a controversy over radar enforcement tickets, PV officers and families gathered Friday night for a more positive event.|
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Four young ladies dash for treat-filled plastic eggs at the Prescott Valley Civic Center grounds Saturday morning during the annual Eggstravaganza and Family Arts Festival.|
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
|Prescott Valley Charter School students open habitat garden|
The Prescott Valley Charter School's Youth Chamber opened its long-awaited Schoolyard Habitat on May 21 before a standing-room-only audience. The garden, a Learn and Serve-funded project, is located at 9500 Lorna Lane, behind the high school's main academic building. The project took a full year to complete.|
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
|Home & Garden Show draws thousands|
Vendors said they were heartened by sales and inquiries from crowds at the 2010 Home and Garden Show at Tim's Toyota Center this past weekend.|
The three-day event, sponsored by the Yavapai County Contractors Association, drew "just shy of 16,000" attendees, said YCCA Executive Director Sandy Griffis.
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
|MATForce poster contest winner receives award|
A Bradshaw Mountain High School student received his MATForce poster contest award and a scholarship to Yavapai College on Tuesday at an assembly in the gym attended by his fellow special education students from the high school and Glassford Hill Middle School as well.|
Heath's classmates created a...
Monday, May 17, 2010
|Eagle Scout builds long jump pit|
Students at Lake Valley Elementary School leaped into track season after Mitchell Weinzinger, 16, built a long-jump box as his Eagle Scout project.|
Mitch, a sophomore at Tri City Prep, said he was desperately looking for a project for the award.
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
|Wheelchair project gives mobility, dignity to those in need|
Five years ago, while still living in California, Warren Root saw on the news an odd, yet strangely familiar, contraption. It was a common plastic resin lawn chair - on wheels.|
The wheelchairs, simply designed with durable, ordinary parts, could be shipped around the world and easily assembled for only $59.20.
Wednesday, May 5, 2010
|BMHS spring musical this week|
The Bradshaw Mountain High School Theatrical Troupe will present "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 15-17, at 7 p.m. at the Glassford HIll Middle School auditorium.|
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
|Prescott Valley man's soy adhesive may give
construction sector a healthy boost|
Lance Niemann took out a knife and spread a sample of the adhesive he created on a piece of roofing insulation in his Prescott Valley lab.|
Friday, March 26, 2010
|'Good Works Crew' eager to help folks
spruce up properties|
Fit folks who've finished their own home improvement projects have the opportunity to help their less-than-able-bodied neighbors.|
Those folks can volunteer for the Town of Prescott Valley's "Good Works Crew" through the Community Services Department.
The all-volunteer organization assists people who are unable to maintain their residential properties because of age or disability.
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
|Prescott Valley 20-year-old raises her younger brother|
One day when Paul Jenkins was 16, he thought he could get away with skipping his chores before school. But when he got home, his sister, Christina, 20, grounded him from using the car for a few days.|
"I told him he could walk to school or ride the bus. It was his choice," Christina said.
Paul chose to ride the bus.
Monday, March 1, 2010
|Bradshaw students donate to fill care packages
for soldiers in Iraq|
Laura and Rick Russo, teachers at Bradshaw Mountain Middle School, combined classroom efforts this past semester to give U.S. military personnel serving overseas a lift.|
Students donated a variety of snacks and toiletry items that went into Christmas care packages to the women and men of the Army 4-227 Attack Reconnaissance Battalion in Iraq.
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
|Prescott Valley family members heed call
to their native land|
Near the end of a photo album that portrays despair alongside succor, Marlene Lutz placed a note in her own handwriting that reads, "This is not the end."|
At the top of her words, she pasted a replica of a butterfly - symbolizing that "when a butterfly comes out of its cocoon, after sleeping so long, it now sees light, spring comes, and it is beautiful," she said.
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
|Bradshaw teen on High School All Star Rodeo Team|
Leaders of the National High School Rodeo Association, the oldest youth rodeo program in America, have appointed Bradshaw senior Sammie Jo Kilduff to the Wrangler High School All Star Rodeo Team, a corporate-sponsored youth rodeo team. |
The Wrangler All Star Rodeo Team is fashioned after Wrangler's Champion Pro Rodeo Team.
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
|Poster garners first place in Elks
anti-drug statewide contest|
Kyle Trefethen, a seventh-grader at Glassford Hill Middle School, said he does not know anybody who abuses drugs.|
However, Kyle, 13, apparently felt touched enough by the subject matter to draw a poster with death metaphors. It contains skulls that appear to be engulfed in flames along with the words "Drugs Take A Grip."
Monday, February 15, 2010
|Faraway pen pals are still friends after 55 years|
A "cover" with Tristan da Cuhna stamps caught 16-year-old Gabriel Rolo's eye one day in 1955 as he walked by a stamp shop in Oakland, Calif. (A cover is an envelope or postcard with a stamp postmarked on the first day it comes up for sale.)|
The avid collector thought, "Well, if there are stamps, there have to be people living on the island."
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
|Granville first-grader puts Fire Pal lesson to good use|
Fire Pal Rick teaches youngsters at Granville Elementary School how to make 9-1-1 calls in emergency situations, and this past month, it paid off for one Prescott Valley family.|
Rylan Ebert, 7, dialed 9-1-1 after seeing his mother, Michelle Miller, on the ground unable to get up after she fell off a ladder while hanging Christmas lights outside the house.
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
|Liberty 8th grader is VFW essay winner|
Naomi G. Harshman, an eighth-grader at Liberty Traditional School took second place in Arizona in the VFW Patriot's Pen Essay contest for middle schoolers. She received the award Saturday, Jan. 16, at the Annual Banquet held at VFW Post 720 in Phoenix.|
Wednesday, January 20, 2010
|Prescott Valley Home Depot Shows holiday spirit to Youth Chamber|
The Prescott Valley Home Depot was definitely in the holiday spirit in December. In response to a request from the Prescott Valley Charter School's Youth Chamber, Mr. Ron Straka, Home Depot store manager, generously donated sections of a fence and the necessary fence posts for the Youth Chamber's Schoolyard Habitat.|
Wednesday, January 13, 2010
|Kids get special 'boost' with visit to Tim's and Sundogs
Twenty girls and 20 boys had a chance to meet the Sundogs hockey team and get a behind-the-scenes look at Tim's Toyota Center this past week, thanks to the team and a corporate sponsor, McWhite's North American Van Lines.|
"Some kids fall through the cracks. We asked the schools to pick out the ones that really need a boost this time of year," said Donna Lepordo. She and husband Ed own McWhite's and are ardent fans and sponsors. They attend every game, Donna said, and continue to follow the careers of former players.
Tuesday, December 22, 2009
|Eight-year-old goes from PV Idol to recording studio|
PRESCOTT - She was a finalist in the PV Idol contest, performs with a professional band, and has a record producer knocking on her door. Eight-year-old Kela Hedtke of Prescott Valley is going places.|
"It's fun. I like it when they clap when I'm on stage," said the shy singer at her mother's hair salon in Prescott Valley.
"She started singing when she was about 3 or 4 years old," said Jodi, her mother.
Friday, December 18, 2009