Author: Butch Meriwether

Are we honestly alone? Commentary by Butch Meriwether

My wife Chris and I were watching a TV program recently called “Aliens – The Definitive Guide,” and it got me thinking. I don’t know about you, but there have been times when I feel as if someone is watching me or I sense a presence of someone or something near me that I can’t see. There have also been times where some ghostly figures have appeared I couldn’t explain. Before I jump headfirst into the subject I am about to embark upon, I can just hear the theologians, scientists and hardcore believers of the various religions of the...

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MCSO SEARCH AND RESCUE DONATION

    Judy Landells (left) and Stephanie Ewig (right), of the Valley Vista July 4th “Blast” committee, presents a $1,000 donation to MCSO Search and Rescue (SAR) Kingman Unit Commander Buffalo Hayden and SAR Sergeant Tom Blum (second from left). The donation was generated through a celebration held in Valley Vista that included a “hole in one” chance held during a golf tournament, children’s games and other events. MCSO SAR operates solely through donations and fundraisers, and receives no funding from the county, state or federal governments. The committee also made a donation to the Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire...

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GVFD CANDIDATE FORUM SET OCTOBER 20

A non-partisan forum for Valley Fire District (GVFD) Board candidates has been scheduled for 6 p.m., Thursday, October 20, 2016, at the GVFD Public Safety Training Center located at 423 S. Colorado in Golden Valley. The forum will give each of the four candidates, Randy Osborn, Gary Juneau, Mark Vanik and Bill McCarter, an opportunity to provide the residents with information about their backgrounds; give the residents a chance to ask questions of the candidates, and to see what their goals, agendas and priorities are if elected. The host and moderator for the forum is long time Golden Valley...

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GVFD SWEARS IN MARKS, DAVIS

  Firefighter-EMTs Jarod Marks (left) and Hunter Davis (right) gives the thumbs up while standing with GVFD Fire Chief Jack Yeager after being sworn in at a ceremony during the monthly Golden Valley Fire District board meeting Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Both Marks and Davis previously worked as “pay on call” firefighter-EMTs for the fire district prior to becoming full-time employees. (Photo By GVFD PIO Butch...

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MERIWETHER ELECTION PROMISE COMMENTARY

  Commentary by Butch Meriwether Many promises have been made by those running for elected office this year. Only time will tell if those who were victorious will follow through with their promises or if they will conveniently suffer a memory lose.d position, then they should be serious enough to stay involved. Many promises have been made by those running for elected office this year. Only time will tell if those who were victorious will follow through with their promises or if they will conveniently suffer a memory lose. Before we know it, the primary election Aug. 30 will...

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