Category: Fort Mohave

BABY GIRL JACKSON UPDATE!

The morning after an infant girl believed to be theirs was left at a church in North Las Vegas, the parents of “Baby Girl Jackson” made separate Thursday court appearances in Kingman, Arizona. Fort Mohave residents Nicholios Nealy, 37, and Octivia Jackson, 33, are in custody for their alleged failure to cooperate with Arizona authorities who have been trying to find their newborn. Both are charged with custodial interference while Jackson also faces two perjury charges and one count of unsworn falsification. The latter count involves Jackson’s alleged deception with representatives of the Arizona Department of Child Services (DCS)...

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FRIDAY FOGGING IN WEST MOHAVE COUNTY

Mosquito surveillance conducted this week by the Mohave County Environmental Health Division (MCEHD) revealed several locations that met the protocol to conduct fogging. The MCEHD uses the CDC’s recommended matrix as a guide of when to fog. FOGGING: Adult mosquito control application will begin on Friday evening June 9th, around 8:00 pm, weather permitting. Baron Pest Control was awarded the contract to provide larvicide and fogging services within Mohave County and will be conducting the ground fogging application. Areas in Mohave Valley to fog include: · Quail Run Development, the business and residential area on the SE corner of...

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15 YEAR PRISON TERM FOR SR 95 DUI FATALITY

A 15-year prison sentence was imposed Monday, June 5 for a Bullhead City man who pled guilty in a drunk driving traffic fatality. The punishment for 28-year-old Shane Richardson was stipulated in a plea agreement convicting him of manslaughter in the February, 2016 death of Joseph Frederick, 57, Bullhead City. The Department of Public Safety said a vehicle operated by Richardson crossed the center lane of Highway 95 before colliding with Frederick’s vehicle on Highway 95 in Fort Mohave. Richardson was hospitalized for his injuries after both vehicles caught fire after the crash. Judge Steve Conn noted police reports...

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WEST COUNTY SCHOOLS SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM

Six area elementary, junior high and high schools are again participating in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s summer food service programs. Elementary and junior high school meals are available through June 2 and next week from June 5 through 9 while summer school is in session. Mohave High School’s summer meal program runs through June 30 and will be available for all children in the community after the other programs end. Times vary by campus. Desert Valley Elementary (1066 Marina Blvd.) will serve breakfast from 7:20 am to 7:50 am, and lunch from noon to 12:50 pm. Diamondback Elementary...

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SUMMER SCHOOL START

Schools in the Bullhead City Elementary and Colorado River Union High School Districts will offer summer school programs beginning May 30.  Elementary and junior high classes will be offered through June 9.  High school classes will be available through June 22. Bus transportation is available in some areas.  Classes and subjects vary by campus.  Faculty members from different schools are collaborating on the programs. Enrichment programs emphasize STEAM curriculum – science, technology, engineering, art and math.  Credit recovery programs include English, math, science and history.  Physical education and sports programs are also available. Free meals or snacks will be...

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