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Verde River Day draws crowd

It was a little warm, but the skies were bright and sunny as crowds of families milled about at Deadhorse Ranch State Park in Cottonwood Saturday, Sept. 26.

Typically it costs money to get into the park but this particular Saturday was the 27th annual…

Tichi stops to smell the flowers every day

Shiloh Tichi used to work as a secretary at a pest control business.

These days, instead of focusing on a business that keeps bugs dead, Tichi focuses on keeping things alive, at least for a little while.…

Group looks at roots of violence

Law enforcement is only recently getting better about how it responds to domestic violence, according to two police officers from the other side of Mingus Mountain.

Prescott Police Chief Jerald Monahan and Prescott Valley Police Detective James Tobin met last week with MATForce, a regional organization that focuses on combating substance abuse.…

Writers gather in Beaver Creek

There are some people who have a talent for writing.

They just might not have a talent for getting motivated to write.…

Town debates process to demolish unsafe homes

If it comes down to it, the Town of Camp Verde has the right to demolish structures that are deemed unsafe for habitation.

While the town's elected leaders have been entrusted with that kind of decision, they aren't eager to just destroy private property without giving the owner a chance to come into compliance with town rules.…

Homecoming was Friday, Sept. 18 for Camp Verde High School, whose football team played and won against Piñon High School. At halftime, the Homecoming king and queen were crowned.

This year Lucy Showers is queen, and Joel Beauty is king.

Find more photos of Camp Verde High School's Homecoming celebration in the Wednesday, Sept. 23, edition of The Camp Verde Journal.…

General Plan to be ready by 2016

Arizona law requires that Camp Verde come up with a new general plan every 10 years.

The plan guides the direction the town would like to move in over the next decade.…

Several projects keep town busy

The Town of Camp Verde last week released a report about what kept its town departments busy last month.

Several projects in the pipeline required the attention of the building department.…

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