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Music lovers listen at library
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 18 September 2014 15:15
The Camp Verde Community Library might be known for books but a new program aims to remind people that there’s a lot more than print for residents to enjoy.
In an effort to offer more programs to attract patrons, the...

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Clarkdale approves higher rates
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 18 September 2014 15:04

The town of Clarkdale raised water rates for municipal customers last week with a unanimous vote from the Town Council at its Sept. 9 meeting.Utilities Director Wayne Debrosky checks Clarkdale’s arsenic removal facility, which filters water before it is piped to consumers. This expense is one reason the town has increased its utility rate.

The intent to raise the rates was given earlier this year.

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Camp Verde commemorates 9/11
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 16:14

The flags were placed along Main Street, a red, white and blue reminder that towns across the nation remember the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.Camp Verde Fire District firefighter J. Gable rings the bell at Camp Verde’s Ramada, Striking the Four Fives at the beginning of the 9/11 memorial put on by the American Legion, then again for each war our nation has participated in.

It happened 13 years ago but for many it seems like just yesterday.

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Former journalist loves music, cooking
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 11 September 2014 14:37

Anita Villalobos was at the book sale last Thursday, held in the Rio Verde Plaza shopping center, where proceeds go to benefit the Camp Verde Library.Originally from New Mexico, Anita Villalobos has been in the Verde Valley for about four years. Before that, she spent 40 years in Phoenix, where she worked in the newspaper business. At first she worked in the newsroom, but eventually moved to the finance office for the paper.

Villalobos was there to help benefit her kitchen.

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Food tax on back burner
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 11 September 2014 14:31
The Camp Verde Town Council is delaying discussion about a possible implementation of a sales tax on food until Wednesday, Sept. 17.

The town currently charges no tax on food, a practice that differs from neighboring...

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Town gets new logo for 150th
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 11 September 2014 14:27

It’s not everyday one gets to celebrate a 150th birthday.Camp Verde will turn 150 years old next year. While the logo shown has been used in the past, the town is calling for submissions from local artists and graphic designers for a new emblem to be used with promotional materials for the sesquicentennial, with the winner receiving a $250 prize.

Camp Verde’s 150th, or sesquicentennial, is technically in 2015, marking the anniversary of when the first Anglo settlers came from over the mountain.

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‘Glass’ cut out but ‘heart’ stays: Council reverses & rejects previously accepted logo
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 11 September 2014 14:22
The proposed logo that was part of Cottonwood’s rebranding effort was rejected by the City Council.
The council had been working on possible designs for a new logo for months, bringing in a branding consultant to help...

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Clemenceau preps for annual sale
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 11 September 2014 11:45
The Clemenceau Heritage Museum is gearing up for its annual sale, one of its largest fundraisers of the year.

The nonprofit museum is run entirely by volunteers with the Verde Historical Society and is based out of the...

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