Category: Kingman

PIPES AND DRUMS FUNDRAISER

 The Kingman Fire Pipes & Drums unit is planning an entertaining evening to help raise funds to promote the preservation of Celtic music and traditions. The contingents of bagpipe and drum players makes public appearances throughout the year and also works in support of Honor Guards for police and fire agencies. The Pipes and Drums unit will be staging Burns Night Dinner Social in Kingman on January 31, 2015. “The evening will be full of pipes an drums, good poetry read poorly, the possibility of bad poetry read well, hapless attempts at humor, pomp and ceremony, a catered dinner, including haggis, more pipes and drums with Celtic music throughout the evening,” a news release stated. “This fundraiser helps us with the cost of uniforms and equipment and musical training opportunities for our growing group.” The unit is soliciting table sponsors to help offset the cost of the event. For more information call...

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Cyber Security Tip: Five Ways to Keep Your Facebook Account Secure

With social media sites like Facebook, hackers and crocks are finding it easier to not only find information about you but also using that information to bully you online.  The news recently reported that military families are getting bullied by ISIS now on Facebook.  They are being contacted and threaten with death. Here are some simple ways you can secure your Facebook account and avoid being bulled and hopefully avoid getting hacked. Pick a strong password and never share it with anyone else. Use a combination of at least six numbers, letters, and punctuation marks (like ! and &). Use Facebook’s extra security features such as setting up a one-time password to log into your account anytime you feel uncomfortable entering your real password on Facebook (ex: in a library or internet cafe). Do not accept all Friend Requests.  Not every Friend Request is legitimate.  Keep your list of accepted friends and family close as you would in the non-digital world. Be sure to watch what you place on your Wall.  The Wall is exactly that, a wall such as the bulletin board at work or in school.  When you make postings to your wall, the post is placed prominently on your Facebook site and also copied to all your friends and family as an update of what you are doing Set up login notifications.  Facebook can send you...

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Choosing an Assisted Living Facility

KRMC Hospice Hosts Educational Series  – On Tuesday October 14, 2014 from 12 noon to 1pm KRMC Hospice will host the last of 2014’s Hospice Education series at the Joan & Diana Hospice Home, 812 Airway Avenue. Speakers will be Chris Calloway and Jeri Williams discussing “Choosing an Assisted Living Facility”. Discussion will be on how to choose a facility, how to pay for the cost of the facility, what to expect from the facility and how to make visits memorable. Chris Calloway has been an assisted living manager for 10 years. She is a caregiver instructor, a certified Dementia Practitioner, a member of the Alfa Education Committee and on the NCIA Board. Jeri Williams has been an Assisted Living owner and manager for 18 years and is an Alfa Education Committee member. There is no charge for the program, but seating is limited. Please call 681-8710 to reserve your seat. Participants can bring their own lunch and KRMC Hospice will provide beverage and desert....

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BURGLARY/THEFT/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE – KINGMAN

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Peter Richard Capan, 51, of Kingman, late Thursday (10/9) evening for aggravated domestic violence, aggravated harassment per domestic violence, theft and burglary, all felonies. Investigations began on September 27, when deputies contacted a 46-year-old female victim in Kingman.  The victim said that she has an order of protection against her former boyfriend, Capan.  The victim reported that Capan called her five times within a two minute period.  The victim further reported that she answered one of his calls where he said that he was coming over to destroy everything.   Deputies contacted Capan via the telephone.  During conversations with Capan, he said that she told him to call her that morning and he was following orders.  Deputies made arrangements for Capan to respond to the Sheriff’s Office, but he never showed.  At about 11:12 p.m., deputies contacted Capan in the area of Northern Avenue and Benton Street where he was taken into custody without incident.  Early Thursday (10/9) morning, at about 3:30 a.m., deputies responded to a burglary report at a residence in the 3700 block of Santa Cruz Road.  The victim reported that two flat screen televisions and a play station were stolen.  Investigations determined that Capan was at the residence on Wednesday (10/8).  Further conversations with Capan, he said that he helped someone with the televisions.  Capan was transported and booked into the...

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