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Bill LeBeau is relatively new to the community.

"We've been here about a year and 10 days," LeBeau said on a Thursday morning last week.…

Input invited on ADEQ soil tests

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is working with the town of Clarkdale and mining company Freeport McMoran to solicit public input on an ongoing large-scale soil testing program.

The testing, called the United Verde Soil Program, is looking for potentially hazardous elements that may have settled in the soil over the years as the local smelter belched out smoke during the town’s days as a processing center for the copper mined on the mountain in Jerome.…

Chief explains car, body cams

The Cottonwood Police Department uses a system of video cameras in patrol cars and some that are worn by officers to record incidents.

It's the WatchGuard video system, Cottonwood Police Chief Jody Fanning said.…

CVMO details its crime summaries

The Camp Verde Marshal’s Office has started issuing detailed summaries of calls answered during different shifts.

A record of calls answered in June was released this month as part of a regular packet of data covering the activities of most departments in the Town of Camp Verde.

The marshal's office for years has been releasing summaries of the types of calls answered but has recently started issuing these more detailed reports to the media and public.…

Camp Verde church provides book bags for kids

A local church is stepping up to provide book bags for students just before the school year starts up again.

It's not just a book bag, though. Each back is stuffed with school supplies, pencils, notebooks and almost anything else a student could use.…

Verde Valley SWAT arrests suspect in Clarkdale hostage situation

A domestic argument in Clarkdale escalated into a hostage situation over the course of Wednesday, July 29.

Clarkdale police responded to a report of shots fired in the Centerville neighborhood near State Route 89A at 8:50 a.m., Clarkdale Police Chief Randy Taylor said. Police were not releasing the exact address of the incident as of presstime.…

Council aims to beautify street entrances to town

In an effort to continue improving how things look around town, the Camp Verde Town Council this month started considering potential beautification awards or recognition programs.

The idea was floated by Vice Mayor Bruce George.…

Town sets date for recall vote

The recall election for the Camp Verde Town Council has been set for Tuesday, Nov. 3.

It's only a recall against Vice Mayor Bruce George.…

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