may 11, 2016

Paper applications for 2016 fall hunts now being accepted

Online application service to be available in early to mid-May

PHOENIX – The Arizona Game and Fish Department has posted the 2016-17 Arizona Hunting Regulations online at

The department now is accepting paper applications for 2016 hunt permit-tags issued through the draw process for deer, fall turkey, fall javelina, bighorn sheep, fall bison and pheasant (the draw process for elk and pronghorn antelope took place in mid-April). The online application service for the draw is expected to be available in early to mid-May.

may 11, 2016

Carefree Cruisers commemorate Gary “Goodguy” Meadors

CAREFREE – Gary Meadors, founder and chairman of the Goodguys Rod and Custom Association, passed away on December 27, 2015 at the age of 76. An automotive enthusiast since childhood, Gary founded Goodguys in 1983. Under his vision, the group has since grown into a leading automotive event production company with over 70,000 members worldwide.

may 11, 2016

National FFA Organization awards more than $2.6 million in scholarships

INDIANAPOLIS – The National FFA Organization and Foundation has awarded more than $2.6 million in scholarships to 1,791 recipients. This was made possible thanks to the generosity of 116 sponsors.

More than 8,300 students applied online for the scholarships, with many of the applicants being considered for multiple awards. Approximately one in every five students who applied was awarded a scholarship. The scholarships were available to students pursuing two-year or four-year degrees or vocational programs. The average recipient had a GPA of 3.75 on a 4.0 scale and were in the top 16 percent of their class.

may 11, 2016

Soroptimist International of Saguaro Foothills – Kenya speaker

On April 19, 2016, SISF was proud to host Dolly Rajuai, Program Director/CEO of Kenya Poverty Elimination Network, a Kenyon non-profit organization working to address the needs of a region in Kenya hardest hit by HIV-AIDS, where many AIDS orphans are being raised by grandparents. KPEN was established to develop and provide suitable, sustainable and comprehensive livelihood opportunities, with special emphasis on women and youth.

may 11, 2016

More than just PLAY – Police, Parks and Recreation partner for youth program

Travis Kerby has the shoulders of a linebacker and the street-smart gaze of a man who’s spent 16 years as a Scottsdale cop.

But on a recent Monday afternoon, Officer Kerby was awash in giggles and creativity, surrounded by kindergartners in the Tonalea Elementary School cafeteria. Kerby and the kids were crafting miniature dinosaurs out of construction paper. The kids compared designs, tittered at flubs and chatted amiably with their “big buddy in blue.”