Sunday, April 20, 2014

Category Archives: News

Mock car accident this Friday


Parker Police Department sent out the below message announcing a multi-agency mock fatality drill at Joe Bush Stadium this Friday, April 18th. Within the next couple of months, high school prom, graduation as well as 8th grade promotions and Memorial Day will be upon us. These special occasions, rites of passage and the holiday weekend are usually marked by celebrations. ... Read More »

Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys recognizes La Paz prosecutor


From the website of the Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys’ Advisory Council, in recognition of Rachael Shackelford, Prosecutors Spotlight for April 2014: Attorney Rachael Shackelford far exceeds expectations of the La Paz County Attorney’s Office. As the primary attorney for felony victim cases, she routinely faces demands and pressures beyond the norm even for prosecutors, yet Rachel maintains the serenity to deal ... Read More »

21 year old Ehrenberg man arrested for sex with minor


La Paz County Sheriff’s Department says it has arrested a man on suspicion of having sex with a 13 year old girl. On April 7th, 2014 at approximately 8:30 pm, Brandon Jones was arrested for Sexual Conduct with a Minor. On April 4th, 2014, La Paz County Deputies were dispatched to an undisclosed location in regards to an alleged sexual ... Read More »

37th Annual Parker Tube Float

The 37th Annual Parker Tube Float is June 7, 2014 ! Float-aritaville: It’s always 5 o’clock in Parker Arizona! Grab those islander tubes, castaway hats, sunscreen and a bunch of friends and head out to La Paz County Park for the Annual Parker Tube Float! This is the biggest fundraiser for the Parker Area Chamber of Commerce and has become a ... Read More »

Town of Parker to change trash collection


The Town of Parker The Town of Parker is making a change in trash collection services. The Town has been assisting our community with the collection and disposal of solid waste for many years. The Town of Parker intends to increase opportunities for commercial and industrial property owners in acquiring solid waste collection and disposal services. Effective August 1, 2014, ... Read More »

Town looks for public input on federal funds usage


Town of Parker The Town of Parker is expected to receive approximately $179,655.00 in FY 2014, from federal CDBG funds from the Arizona Department of Housing Regional Account (RA). The Town of Parker also intends to apply for $179,655 in FY 2014 CDBG funds from the State special projects (SSP) account. CDBG funds must be used to benefit low-income persons ... Read More »

Cenpatico gives $46,000 to four La Paz County orgs


The Regional Behavioral Health Authority for La Paz County, Cenpatico, has announced it is giving over $46,000 to four La Paz County organizations. The funds will help support community programs and purchase equipment and supplies. The grant awards are part of $422,000 that Cenpatico is giving throughout Arizona to help improve the communities it serves. “Cenpatico believes in investing in ... Read More »

Rock removal scheduled between Ehrenberg and Quartzsite next week


The Arizona Department of Transportation is scheduled to begin a project to remove large rocks alongside Interstate 10 between Ehrenberg and Quartzsite next week. Starting Monday, March 24th, I-10 will be narrowed to one lane in each direction between mileposts 10 and 11 for the next three weeks. In addition to the lane restrictions: Westbound I-10 will be closed up ... Read More »

Soroptimist honors Neola “Sis” Voegtli

MDW Award Flyer

The below is a speech given by the Soroptimists’ Sheri Newman honoring Neola “Sis” Voegtli with the organization’s ‘Making a Difference for Women Award’. It is my honor today to present to you our honoree for our “Making a Difference for Women Award” winner, Neola “Sis” Voegtli. The award honors women who, through their professional or personal efforts have made ... Read More »

Ehrenberg I-10 exit to be closed Monday


The Arizona Department of Transportation is in the process of improving the Interstate 10 Ehrenberg traffic interchange (Exit 1) and will need to close the eastbound on- and off-ramps for several hours early Monday, March 24th. The eastbound off-ramp will be closed from midnight to 2 a.m. The eastbound on-ramp will be closed from 2 to 4 a.m. Motorists are ... Read More »