News Briefs: Sunday, March 28, 2010
Mohave County Public Works road crews will be working on projects across the county next week. Blade trucks will continue to work on roads on the east side of Meadview, on Diamond Bar Road, Gregg's Hideout Road and roads in Golden Valley. Crews will also be repairing potholes and shoulders in Meadview.
Motorists should be careful of Adopt-A-Highway volunteers who will be cleaning up trash along roadsides throughout the week.
In the Butler and Valle Vista areas, road crews will be working on shoulders and removing brush and weeds.
East of Kingman, work continues on the realignment of Dubois Road near the intersection of Interstate 40 and Blake Ranch Road.
Gov. Jan Brewer has proclaimed April "Donate Life Month" to call attention to the need for organ and tissue donors and to recognize those who saved lives by donating. The state has seen a 400 percent increase in the number of people signing up to become donors, said Tim Brown, CEO of Donor Network of Arizona. However, more than 1,900 people in Arizona and more than 106,000 in the U.S. are waiting for an organ transplant. Arizonans can join DonateLifeAZ on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and MySpace. They can save and heal lives by checking the box to become registered organ and tissue donors when they apply for a driver's license or state ID at the Motor Vehicle Division. They can also sign up online at www.DonateLifeAZ.org or call 1-800-94-DONOR.
A 90-minute ceremony noting Vietnam Veterans Day starts at 1 p.m. today in Veterans Memorial/Locomotive Park in downtown.
Flag lowering, talks by mayors of Kingman, Bullhead City, Lake Havasu City and Parker, and the keynote address by retired USMC Capt. Jerry Ambrose are planned.
Contact Gene Crego at (928) 692-1802 for more information.