Author: Dave Hawkins

BABY JACKSON UPDATE

A local investigator said authorities are 99% certain that an infant dropped off at a Las Vegas church is the same “Baby Girl Jackson” (BGJ) that has been the subject of a multi-state search while her parents are jailed in Kingman. Mohave County attorney’s office investigator Steve Auld said it will probably be early July before testing and lab analysis scientifically confirms that the infant is the daughter of Nicholios Nealy, 37, and Octivia Jackson, 33. The Fort Mohave couple remain in custody for refusing to tell Department of Child Services officials where BGJ is. DCS officials removed three...

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KIDS CLUB TAKES INTEREST IN PALO CHRISTI SCHOOL

The Kingman Boys and Girls Club is interested in acquiring a downtown school property as its new headquarters. The club operates out of an old gymnasium on the Campus of Lee Williams High School but would like a larger property to expand its programs. The City of Kingman initially expressed interest in possible use of the mothballed Palo Christi Elementary school but has not followed through with cost analysis or formal consideration. Superintendent Roger Jacks said the Kingman Unified School District has conducted workshops with Boys and Girls Club representatives. He said transfer of the property to the Club...

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MCC EARNS FIVE YEAR ACCREDITATION RENEWAL

  The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has reaffirmed Mohave Community College’s college-wide accreditation. The accreditation reaffirmation follows a federal compliance review, as well as a quality assurance review visit by an accreditation team to the MCC campuses in February. The visits involved extensive preparation and collaboration by the faculty, staff and students. “This is an exceptional success obtained through the efforts, diligence and dedication of the entire college community,” said MCC Accreditation Liaison Officer Danette Bristle. “The visit in February came after months of writing an Assurance Argument documenting MCC’s accomplishments and commitment to providing quality educational experiences for...

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MOSS MINE ADVANCING TOWARD PRODUCTION

The Northern Vertex Mining Corp. is pleased to provide the following update on construction activities at its 100% owned Moss Mine project located near Bullhead City. “Under the guidance of Dr. David Stone (Project Manager), Joseph Bardswich, P.Eng (President, Golden Vertex), M3 Engineering, Golder and Associates and N.A. Degerstorm, we continue to achieve considerable progress at the Moss Gold/Silver Mine and significantly de-risk the project both technically and financially,” saidKenneth Berry, President and CEO. “Additional, key contracts recently awarded demonstrate the ongoing progress toward our goal of pouring gold in Q4, 2017.” Key Contracts Recently Executed •Concrete contract was...

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LINGENFELTER TO EXPLORE ALTERNATIVE FINANCING

Kingman City Council member Travis Lingenfelter wants to explore alternative financing for the Interstate 40 Kingman Crossing and Rancho Santa Fe interchange projects. Lingenfelter noted during the June 6 Council meeting that Mohave County has successfully used alternative financing for capital projects and that the city should do the same. Lingenfelter said he would like Council member Jamie Scott Stehly to join him on a committee to conduct a workshop on alternative financing. He said no date has yet been set but that he’s hoping for some time in...

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