Category: Mohave Valley

BOARD CHAIRMAN DISPARAGES FIRE CHIEF FINALIST

Chairman Patti Lewis disparaged one of the applicant finalists for the fire chief’s position during the June 15 meeting of the Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire District (NACFD) governing board meeting. Lewis’ awkward remark referenced interviews with one of the finalists for the job. “We’ll see if we can get the alcoholic in here,” Lewis said. She declined comment as a reporter attempted to ask her to clarify which candidate she referenced. “I ain’t talking to you,” she told the reporter. “The last time I did it got me in trouble.” Lewis was mistaken because it was another reporter with...

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CRITTER SPRAY TUESDAY

Mosquito surveillance conducted 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 Tuesday evening June 20th, 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 Mountain View...

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THREE STATE SEARCH FOR BABY GIRL JACKSON

Authorities in three states are looking for “Baby Girl Jackson”, a four month-old African American who was born at University Medical Center in Las Vegas. The baby’s parents are jailed in Kingman for failing to cooperate with agencies working to find the girl whose real name is unknown. Mohave County Attorney’s office investigator Steve Auld said Arizona Department of Child Services officials began a child abuse investigation 14 months ago that was focused on Nicholios Nealy, 37, and Octavia Jackson, 33. Auld said the couple claim to be married and claim to be the parents of 12 and 13 year-old girls and an eight-year-old...

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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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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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