News Briefs: Wednesday, August 13, 2008

AARP offers driver safety program

KINGMAN - The next AARP Driver Safety Program classes will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday and Aug. 23. The 8-hour classroom refresher course is designed for drivers 50 and over. The cost is $10.

Classes will be held at the Kathryn Heidenreich Adult Center, 1776 Airway Ave. For more information, call Debera Dougherty at (928) 757-2778 or John Phillips at (928) 753-7935.

Devine pageant coming up

KINGMAN - The Andy Devine Days Rodeo Queen/Princess Pageant will be held Sept. 21.

The deadline to turn in entries is Aug. 23 for queen (age 16 to 23) and princess (age 12 to 15) contestants. Applications are available at Elements Hair and Nail Salon, 3531 N. Moore St. (Curves Plaza), or contact Tiffany at (928) 715-5920.

Dolan to host Meet Your Candidates

DOLAN SPRINGS - Dolan Springs will host a Meet Your Candidates night at 6 p.m. Monday in the Community Hall located at the corner of Pierce Ferry Road and Edgemont. Call Sue Baughman at (928) 716-3362 for more information.

Democrats to host picnic

KINGMAN - The Mohave County Democratic Central Committee will host its annual picnic in the Hualapais at noon Sunday. Tickets are $20 per person, which includes barbecue lunch and a soft drink.

Scheduled to attend are Randolph Wolfson for Mohave County Superior Court judge, Division 5; Jack Ehrhardt and Norton Turchen for Mohave County supervisor, District 1; Mary Landahl for state senate, District 3; Kara Kelty for Arizona State Corporation Commission; and John Thrasher for U.S. Congressional, District 2.

For ticket purchases, call (928) 753-0006 in Kingman. Information about the Central Committee and Democratic activities is at

Republicans to participate in debate

KINGMAN - Mohave County Republican Central Committee, Mohave Republican Forum, Kingman Republican Men's Club and Kingman Republican Women's Club will sponsor The Great Debate by Mohave County Republican candidates Thursday. A light supper will be available at 5 p.m., the debates begin at 6.

The event will be held at the downtown Elks Lodge on the northwest corner of Fourth and Oak streets. Attendees will be able to visit with candidates after the debate.

Admission is free when you bring a guest who does not belong to any of the above clubs; admission without a guest is $10.

For more information, call Dolores at 757-4248.