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$25,000 fireworks show to highlight July Fourth Extravaganza

There’s a horseshoe tournament and barbecue cook-off, Fourth of July staples in Oklahoma where Woods was raised. Other fun events include a cornhole tournament, Kingman Fire Department tug-of-war, water slides, dunking booths, watermelon-eating contest, games for the children and beer garden for the adults, all for $5 a carload (contest entry fees and water slide wristbands are an additional $5).

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United Pentecostal Church changes name to First Pentecostal Church

A former member of United Pentecostal Church was unhappy with the church at 2498 E. Northern Ave. continuing to use that name after it dropped its membership in February 2017 from the state and international associations.

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Supervisors to review ordinances for dog kennels

Review of the Mohave County animal ordinances and state laws and regulations, and provide direction to the County Attorney’s Office and county staff regarding possible changes and updates.

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Audio recordings coming to a city near you

“They can either go to YouTube and search City of Kingman, or there are links to the YouTube page on the City of Kingman website,” Muhle said.

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Coming together over US-Mexico border situation

Mohave County residents gathered at the Trinity Episcopal Church Saturday morning to express their concerns about the situation going on the U.S.-Mexico border as children being away from their parents and put into shelters. Tears were shed and the passion behind the situation was heard.

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Jones-Esposito a one woman show Friday

Friday evening Republican candidates running for Arizona House of Representatives were supposed to have a debate at the Mohave County Board of Supervisors auditorium on 700 W Beale St., which was put on by the Clean Citizens Elections Commission.

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Dolan Springs man gone missing by Pierce Ferry Landing

Man may be missing since last week

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Flags at half-staff ordered by Gov. Ducey in tribute

Soldier and Hotshots to be honored and remembered

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Cobb, Jones-Esposito square off in LD 5 debate Friday in Kingman

Debate scheduled for 6 p.m. at the Mohave County Board of Supervisors Auditorium

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Route 66 listed among America’s ‘Most Endangered Historic Places’

Anyone who’s lived here for any length of time understands the historical significance of Route 66, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation wants to make sure the Mother Road goes on forever.

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Think twice before loaning your vehicle, even to friends

“Take them to pick up the couch, you drive them there,” Bauer said. “You’re taking a big risk otherwise.”

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Petition to recall Supervisor Bishop fails for lack of support

Jones-Esposito failed to turn in the required 2,897 valid signatures to Mohave County Elections Office by June 22.

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Arts and crafts to be showcased in the Hualapais Sunday

The fair isn’t just a fun place to see all the neat stuff artists can produce, but it’s to showcase the diversity of the art and crafts industry.

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Keep Families Together rally set for Saturday

“This is going to be our local action to support that cause, to support the idea that we want children and their families reunified,” Weber said. “We’d like to see some comprehensive, compassionate, bipartisan legislation written that will resolve some of these issues.”

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KRMC and Mohave County Department of Public Health partner to determine health status of county

The CHA is an analysis of data in an effort to determine the public health status of the county.

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Dentist Wienke retires after 52 years of work, public service

Wienke’s career in the dental field is surpassed only by his untiring public service in the community, said Roxanne Freiday, who worked 38 years for him.

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Decorated World War II veteran succumbs to stroke

He lingered for about a month fighting to stay alive, even though he couldn’t eat or swallow, said his widow, Sandra.

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Saturday is Derby Day for Kingman Area Chamber of Commerce

Tickets are $35 and include betting, food and raffles.

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Attorneys hashing out interview dates for Blanco witnesses

The final management conference for Alfredo Gerardo Blanco, who is charged with murder, is scheduled for Sept. 10.

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Walnut Creek residents feel deceived by Scot Industries

Lia Mitchell’s view of the mountains and desert landscape from her home on Rancho Road is now impeded by a 60-foot steel structure being built by Scot Industries, an industrial encroachment that’s got her nose a little bent.

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EMTs, paramedics see so much in society and do much more

“It doesn’t happen very often but that’s truly the rewarding part of it; to see an actual difference with what you’re doing,” Herrera said.

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ACC candidate hopes to bring back judicial code of conduct

Arizona Corporation Commission hopeful Rodney Glassman cannot stress the importance of integrity enough. Glassman said the lack of integrity is one of the biggest issues the ACC currently faces. “Most of what people see is the indictment, drugs in hotel rooms and rate increases,” Glassman said.

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Anderson Ford partnering with WAHS for pet adoptions

$25 for every adoption between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday

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Library’s summer reading program expands beyond books

“I’ve been coming for years and I love it,” Forman said. “The socialization … it’s nice to meet new people. We’ve done earrings with beads and safety pins. I sent some to (family in) St. Louis. We’ve done book markers and Bible wreaths. They do a lot.”

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Ducey to refuse debate with primary challenger

Gov. Doug Ducey won’t debate his Republican foe, with an aide calling Ken Bennett a “fringe’’ candidate despite the fact he was elected secretary of state in 2010. But he will have to face him in August, at least on the ballot, if not on TV.