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San Manuel

MINER

Proudly serving as the Tri-Community’s source of weekly news since 1954 Vol. 58 No. 22

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

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‘Second star to the right and straight on till morning’

Class of 2012 sets sail for the future See Photos, Pages 8-12

Also In This Issue:

Rex Mirich elected to the College Football Hall of Fame, See Page 6

Oracle Ridge Copper hosts community meeting, See Page 20


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Tribute

May 30, 2012

Adriana Marie ‘Adri’ Cruz September 5, 1995 – May 19, 2012

Adriana Marie Cruz “Adri” of Hayden passed away Saturday, May 19, 2012, in Dudleyville at the age of 16. She was the youngest child born to Anna and Ray Cruz on September 5, 1995 in Tucson, AZ. Adri has resided in the Hayden/Winkelman area

the majority of her life. For three years she lived in Payson, AZ. She attended Payson Elementary and Rim Country Middle School. Adri was a sophomore at Hayden High School. She was an honor student and was awarded the top 10th grade student for her

3.5 GPA. She had also received the top student award her freshman year. Adri’s future looked bright; she was enrolled at Central Arizona College and was starting college classes this summer. In the fall, she was planning to enroll

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riding quads and enjoying the Gila River. She loved listening to all types of music. Adri loved to travel and see new places, she loved attending concerts and car shows. She loved seeing rainbows and all things that were rainbow colored. Adri was a funloving, relaxed, and an adventurous person. She loved life and loved everyone in her life. She accepted people for who they are and just went with the flow. She could bring a smile to anyone’s face and her presence could brighten a room. She

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in the CIVIT program and study Fire Science or Medical Assistant. After graduating high school, she was planning to pursue a career as a Medical Sonographer. Adri loved to play sports, she especially loved softball. She was able to join the Hayden Lobo softball team this year and participate in the AZ State Playoffs. She also participated in the SADD program and was Sophomore Homecoming Princess. In her free time she enjoyed hanging out with her friends, spending time

Adriana Marie ‘Adri’ Cruz

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was loved and adored by many and was a pleasure to be around. She will be greatly missed. Adri is survived by her loving parents, Ray Cruz of Hayden and Anna Cruz (Chester) of Payson; siblings, Brandon Cruz of Hayden, Tiffany (Rudy) Velasco of San Tan Valley, step-brothers and Emily Cruz; grandparents, Eva Rose Rivera of Hayden, Juan and Frances Cruz of Hayden; nephew, Darius Ray Cruz; nieces, Ashalia and Keira Velasco; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Manuel M. Rivera; her aunt, Gracie Cruz Escalante; and uncles, Arthur “Peewee” Rivera, Joe Kerlock and Tommy Escalante. A Rosary was recited for her Saturday, May 26, followed by a Catholic Mass celebrated by Father Robert Rodriguez at the St. Joseph’s Parish in Hayden. An online guestbook can be signed at www. griffithmortuary.com.

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Robert V. Sanchez

Robert V. Sanchez, a longtime resident of Sam Manuel, entered into rest on May 8, 2012. He was preceded in death by his father, Onesimo Sanchez. He is survived by his mother, Teresa V. Sanchez; his loving wife of 35 years, Dianne G. Sanchez; daughter, Michelle (Cesar) Guerrero; grandchildren, Roberto, Cassandra, Andrea and Cesar Guerrero; sisters, Irene (Paul) Castro, Mary Lou (Tavi) Buelna, Eleanor (Ruben) Vigil, Yolanda (Ronald) Imenez, Carol (Joe) Lopez and Ramona (Richard) Lopez; brother, Waldo (Olga) Sanchez; and many uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, cousins and very special friends. Bobby was a Pumpman, Journeyman/Certified Backflow Specialist for 28 years at Magma (BHP) Copper Company. The last seven years he

was employed by Pima County/RWRD as a Plant Mechanic. He was extremely talented and was mechanically inclined, and had skillful hands. Bobby had many hobbies and toys that he enjoyed. He was an avid Dallas Cowboy and ASU Sun Devil fan, and loved spending time with his grandchildren, who were

the love of his life. In his brief 55 years of life, Bobby had more friends than one can hope to make in two lifetimes. He left us much too soon and will

be deeply missed; we are comforted in the love and cherished memories he left behind. Bobby’s services were held at Blessed Sacrament

Robert V. Sanchez

Catholic Church in Mammoth on Saturday, May 12. He was laid to rest next to his father at Valley View Cemetery in Mammoth.

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The Pinal County Sheriff’s Report is taken from the daily logs, based on the information provided by deputies. All persons arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. May 21 Theft was reported in the 600 block of West Linda Vista Road, Oracle. A laptop and other belongings were taken. May 21 A driver in the area of West Linda Vista Road and Bachman Wash Road, Oracle, was cited and released for driving on a suspended license after running a stop sign. The vehicle was released to a passenger with a valid driver’s license. May 21 Criminal damage to a vehicle was reported in the 60000 block of East Loose Reins Place, Eagle Crest. May 21 An unattended death was reported in the 61000 block of East Redwood Drive, SaddleBrooke. May 21 A hit and run accident was reported in the area of South McNab Parkway, San Manuel. May 22 An accident with injuries was reported on East Webb Road, San Manuel. A truck rolled and the driver reported that he had a possible broken collar bone. May 22 Criminal damage was reported in the 900 block of West Second Street, San Manuel. A tire was slashed. May 23 Identity theft was reported in the 39000 block of South Sand Crest Drive, SaddleBrooke. May 23 A fire was reported in the area of South Tierra Verde Place, San Manuel. May 24 A concerned citizen reported that a person in a gray Ford pickup with a white camper shell dumped some

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appears on this notification has been convicted of a sex offense, which allows for community notification. He is not wanted by the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office at this time. This notification is not intended to increase fear; rather it is our belief that an informed community is a safer community. The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office has no legal authority to direct where a sex offender may or may not live. Unless court ordered restrictions exist, this offender is constitutionally free to live wherever he chooses. Citizen abuse of this information to threaten, intimidate, or harass sex

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you. Police caution that any use of this information to threaten, intimidate, harass or create an act against another person will result in prosecution.

Letter to the Editor: Where were you? Editor, San Manuel Miner: What does Mammoth Planning & Zoning do? We took one year to review the Ordinance book, you know, that one that lets you know how high your fences can be, what you can and cannot do on your property, what size and year manufactured home should you buy... Where were YOU? And then there’s our cemetery, some rules changed in favor of citizens, keeping in mind the fact that Valley View Cemetery is mentioned in tourism places as a must see. At the time arrangements were made with Public Works to move decorations for burials and replace them after services, they were OK with that, and we allowed for taller headstones, more in line with Military styles. OK? Where were YOU? P & Z agendas were always posted at both the Post Office and town hall, same as council meetings. We meet one week prior to council for a reason; should something need council’s approval for a citizen’s project, we could get it on their agenda in one week and people had their business handled efficiently...No waiting! We ALWAYS wanted public input, and on the rare occasion that someone showed up they were able to participate in the conversation about the item on the agenda. We welcomed that input. I recall speaking at least twice at councils’ “call to

public” letting everyone know Planning & Zoning meets every second Wednesday of the month, 6 p.m., at town hall. Where were YOU?? The Town of Mammoth posted notices several times, needing more P&Z commissioners...AGAIN WHERE WERE YOU? Transparency? IF someone had attended earlier meetings when Cielo was being discussed you would know who had interest in the Oracle fire district. Where were YOU? We even added a commission activity report to our agenda. Why? Because communication is key. Rebecca Beisenstein kept us up to date on the tourism and Mammoth Historical Society news, Ernest Bustamante would bring newspaper articles and legislative news pertaining to P&Z business, and I would tell about what phone calls I answered or if I assisted a citizen or business needing help getting through the planning process. Occasionally, something P&Z could act on came up and would be on the next agenda. Your P&Z commission couldn’t be more transparent! Where were YOU? One of our BEST accomplishments was not only our new agenda form BUT also the information sheet that was written to go with it. That page has everything a citizen needs to know about getting placed on the agenda and what a person needs to See Letter, Page 5


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Mammoth Police Report The Mammoth Police Report is submitted by the department. According to state law, there are two methods by which police may arrest suspected offenders. The suspect may be physically taken into the department and booked into jail, or the arresting officer may write a citation and release the suspect to appear in court later. All suspects are presumed innocent

until proven guilty in a court of law. May 13 Chemicals were reported being thrown at a vehicle in the 700 block of San Manuel. Dead animals were found with burns on them. A report was taken and the animals were turned over to Pinal County Animal Control. Mammoth Fire assisted a patient in the 400 block of Hetzel Street. The call was cancelled because there

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THANK YOU!! Our creed, which I hope will continue, is that property rights and individual freedoms must be upheld. The General Plan spells it out for us. Sadly, wanting input from the towns’ citizens and never getting it is my biggest disappointment. It truly hurts to see what is happening, knowing that people who really care and love this town are discouraged and burned out from infighting, disrespect and unwillingness of some to see all sides of any given issue. These folks including myself don’t have to stay here...As for my husband and me, as soon as we saw our home in ‘03, we knew this was HOME, and even though Mammoth was disheveled, I felt I could make a difference here. So I did what I could to make it better by volunteering to be a P&Z commissioner. Respectfully and sincerely, /s/ Diane Theobald

Continued from Page 4 bring for the meeting. Personally, I was never more than a phone call away for anyone..AND glad to help and encourage. After 8 + years for me, and the collective time of other dedicated commissioners who I really appreciated, many positive things were accomplished. People who have different ideas and can work together were more than welcome. THAT is what makes things happen: honest disagreement and civil discussion and working for what is BEST for Mammoth. In my heart I know what P&Z has accomplished and it is good!! I thank everyone including the Town Clerks, Mayor Williams and other council members. I especially THANK the people that took THEIR personal time to serve our community on the Planning & Zoning commission.

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was no medical need. A confrontation between two people was reported on Hetzel Street. No law enforcement action was needed as it was a civil issue. A verbal confrontation between two people was reported on Hetzel Street. The officers spoke with both parties and an agreement was made not to have contact. Mammoth Fire assisted a patient in the 700 block of Riverside Drive and patient care was turned over to Southwest Ambulance. May 14 Screaming and yelling was reported in the 500 block of Crenshaw. No law enforcement action was needed. May 15 An alarm drop was reported at a business in the 700 block of Highway 77. The responsible party arrived and disarmed the alarm. Everything was found to be secure. A possible fire was reported in the 100 block of Clark Street. No fire was located. A vehicle was reported swerving on Highway 77. The vehicle was located

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and confiscated and the subjects escorted home. May 16 Mammoth Fire responded to the helicopter landing zone and watered it down. May 17 A concerned neighbor reported to police that a vehicle had been running for four hours in the neighbor’s driveway. The vehicle’s owner was located and everything was found to be fine; no law enforcement action was needed. A water fountain was reported leaking at the Miner’s Memorial Park. Mammoth Public Works was notified. Mammoth Fire assisted a patient in the 700 block of Highway 77. Patient care was turned over to Southwest Ambulance. May 18 Mammoth Fire assisted a patient in the 200 block of Owens. Patient care was turned over to Southwest Ambulance. A possible prowler was reported in the area of Main Street. No law enforcement action was needed. Mammoth Fire assisted a patient in the 300 block of Highway 77. Patient care was turned over to

Southwest Ambulance. May 19 Drugs were found in a parking lot. A report was taken and investigation continues. Mammoth Fire assisted a patient in the 600 block of San Manuel Drive. Patient care was turned over to Southwest Ambulance. May 21 Mammoth Police assisted a possibly mentally ill person in the 600 block of San Manuel Drive. The subject was turned over to the Mobil Crises Line. Theft was reported in the 200 block of Highway 77. The case is under investigation. Mammoth Fire responded to a brush fire in the 100 block of Owens Place. The fire was extinguished. A possible prowler was reported in the 600

block of Main Street. No suspicious person was located. May 22 A water leak was reported in the 700 block of Main Street. The water was shut off. A dead animal was reported in the 300 block of Highway 77. The report was turned over to Mammoth Public Works. An officer assisted Gila County with traffic in town. A verbal argument was reported in the 400 block of Hetzel. The parties were separated and no law enforcement action was needed. Possible drugs were found in the 300 block of Highway 77. Investigation is ongoing. See Police, Page 16

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Rex Mirich elected to the College Football Hall of Fame By John Hernandez Rex Mirich, San Manuel Alumni class of 1959, was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame as a member of the Arizona State College at Flagstaff (now NAU) Lumberjacks football team. Rex played for the San Manuel Miner’s football team and earned a full ride scholarship to Arizona State College. Rex was a four year

letterman for the Lumberjacks and was named the team captain his senior season. He earned first team NAIA All American honors his junior and senior years at two different positions, a unique accomplishment. In 1962, Mirich was named to the first team as a defensive guard. He was All American offensive tackle in 1963. Rex was named to the NAU Athletic

Hall of fame in 2006. He is the first athlete from Northern Arizona University to be named to the College Football Hall of Fame. In 1963 Rex was drafted by the National Football League Minnesota Vikings in the 16th round and by the American Football League Oakland Raiders in the 20th round. Rex spent seven years in the NFL as a defensive lineman playing for Oakland 1964-1966, Denver Broncos 19671969 and the Boston Patriots (New England Patriots) 1970. Being inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame is a tremendous honor. Since college football began in 1869, only 918 players and 200 coaches have been named to the Hall of Fame out of 4.86 million athletes that have played or coached during that time. Rex will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame during the Enshrinement Festival July 20-21 in South Bend, Indiana. Rex Mirich, All American, Hall of Fame and a San Manuel Miner. Congratulations Rex, you make us all proud.

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n behalf of myself and my daughter Michelle Guerrero and her family, we take this opportunity to extend our heartfelt thanks to our family members and dearest friends, who prepared food, expressed their condolences, visited Bobby during his illness and continually prayed and sent well wishes. oth Michelle and I were very fortunate to have Bobby in our life for the short 55 years that God gave him to us. Bobby was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. Throughout Bobby’s battle with cancer, he was extremely fortunate to have the love and encouragement of many of his closest friends. pecial thanks are extended to my family who loved Bobby immensely and continually supported him throughout his illness. Additionally, we send thanks to his Sister Carol Lopez for assisting with his care and his Sister Irene Castro for accompanying him to his treatments. r. Sebastian, Fr. Wally, the Blessed Sacrament Parish and the St. Bartholomew Parish, Alex Acosta, Lencho and Diana Polanco, Steve Chavez, Araceli Bonner, the Kubat family, La Casita, ASARCO, Pima County, UMC, and the entire Tri-Community, thank you very much for the support during the loss of our beloved Bobby. ay God bless you and be with you always. Dianne G. Sanchez Cesar and Michelle Guerrero and Family

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San Manuel athletes earn All Star recognition By John Hernandez The best athletes from Southern Arizona high schools in the five spring sports were named by the Arizona Daily Star on Sunday. The selections to the All Star Team were based on staff observations and collected statistics in consultation with area

coaches. Male and female athletes were chosen in their respective sports. Analisa Robles was selected as honorable mention in track and field. For softball three Lady Miners were chosen as honorable mention. They were Emmy Lou Clark, See All Stars, Page 16


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Helping Our School – setting up rain recycling Summer programs By Seth Perkins and Araceli Curry On Saturday, May 19, 2012, at 8:30 a.m., we went to help at the Mammoth Elementary STEM School. Families and teachers volunteered their time to help set up the rain recycling system, the watering system, and the garden beds. First, we carried the materials down to the work site which was by the classrooms. Second, we brainstormed about how we should put up the gutters. After we brainstormed, the men, Robert Formo, Francisco Curry, Greg Crum, and Casey Egan, started setting up the gutters. First, they put up the brackets to hold the gutters in place every ten feet. Then, they started to put up the gutters and the plastic screen on top of the gutters to keep out the debris and nests. While the men were setting up the gutters, Laura Faulkenberry, Julie Formo, and Araceli Curry loaded up the boards in the back of Robert’s truck and took them to the work site. Araceli, Laura, and

Seth Perkins helped unload the boards for the planter boxes. After we did that, the Stewart family came to help, James, Tanya, Riley, and Mason and they were a big help. They brought drills and a staple gun to help build the planter boxers. After the Stewart family came, Vicente Curry and Francisco Curry

Jr. came to help with the garden boxes. When the gutters and planter boxes were all set up, we took a break and cooked some hotdogs in our solar oven. There was lots of food and drinks for everyone. After we ate, we set up the water lines that connect the rain storage tanks to

the planter boxes. When we finished at 2 p.m., we loaded our tools and the rest of the food up and headed home. On Monday, Araceli and Seth showed up to school with their heads held high because they were proud that they showed up on Saturday to help their school with a worthy cause.

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Federal, State, and private lands from the proposed SunZia East Substation in Lincoln County, New Mexico, to the existing Pinal Central Substation in Pinal County, Arizona. The length of the transmission lines would range from 460 miles to more than 500 miles depending on which route alignment is selected. The project has the potential to add 3,000 to 4,500 megawatts of added electric capacity to the desert southwest region of the United States. The Draft EIS provides a comprehensive analysis of potential environmental

impacts that could result from project development. Release of the draft plan follows an extensive public involvement process initiated by the BLM in 2009 to identify relevant issues and concerns. “The BLM has been working with its cooperating agencies to respond to the issues raised by the public,” said Bill Merhege, BLM’s Deputy State Director for Lands and Resources. “We feel the Draft EIS provides for a balanced approach to resolving these planning issues.” The BLM will host several public meetings in Arizona

and New Mexico during a 90day public comment period. Project specialists will be available at the meetings to provide information about the Draft EIS and to answer questions about the proposed project. All interested parties are encouraged to attend the meetings which will be announced at least 15 days prior to their scheduled date at locations to be determined. The Draft EIS, and other information about the project, is available from the project website at www.blm.gov/nm/ sunzia or by contacting the BLM Project Lead Adrian Garcia at 505-954-2199.

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Parents: are you looking for something fun for your kids to do this summer, that will keep them busy but safe? There are several TriCommunity programs being held this summer, through church groups, community organizations, and schools. Check your local newspaper community news section and your local Community Center for news on other programs; but, here are four that you might want to sign up for now. This summer, starting June 4 and running through July 20, the Oracle Ridge Elementary Learning center is offering an educational enrichment child care program, free of charge, for children 3-12 years of age. This seven week program will operate Monday – Friday, from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. A field trip is planned for each week, such as to The Children’s Museum, Biosphere 2 and swimming. Mountain Vista Elementary School is offering a three-week Academic Day Camp beginning on June 11 and ending on June 29. This program is for children who will be in first - eighth grade next year. Children enrolled in this

program will attend five classes everyday: reading, math, science, physical education and a class that introduces them to various crafts. The cost of this program is free to district students and those who complete a registration form to attend our school. Others may attend for a fee of $50 per week. InDistrict Transportation, breakfast and lunch are also provided. Please call 520-896-3016 for more information or to enroll. For transportation questions, please call 520896-3052. Oracle Ridge Campus and Mountain Vista Campus are both offering summer programs for special needs students They will run concurrently with the academic day camp, June 11 through June 29. The Oracle Ridge program is for students ages 3 – 5 years and the Mountain Vista program is for students who will be in grades first - eighth next year. These programs are free and also includes transportation, breakfast, and lunch. For more information on the Oracle Ridge program please contact 520-896-3083; and, for the Mountain Vista Program call 520-8963009.

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San Manuel graduates celebrate the end of high


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school, beginning of the rest of their lives

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Celebrating Eighth Grade Promotion at MVS


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and SMJHS; it’s on to high school now

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Elks host another successful Grad Night Celebration

Mark Phelps of Oracle Ford presents the keys to the Grad Night Grand Prize Car to Alliyah Medina.

Paul Tovar won one of the laptop computers at the end of the 2012 San Manuel Elks Grad Night Party.

Mackenzie McWhorter won one of the laptop computers at the end of the 2012 San Manuel Elks Grad Night Party.

Robert Spencer won a 32-inch LCD TV.

Vanessa Goff, left, and Jesus Torrez, right, each won an iPad 2 at the Elks Grad Night festivities.


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Mammoth Elementary students thank TB Contractors and Kids’ Closet solving. S.T.E.M. schools work to prepare students for the high demand, high skill, and high wage jobs of the future. So, what did the learning lab look like? Teachers Julie Formo, Laura Falkenberry, Rosalie Sanchez, and Casey Eagan would bring their Kindergarten through sixth grade students to the construction site to study the building’s design and construction. TB Contractors co-owner Buck Thomas and site superintendent John Van Winkle would provide a tour of the facility while answering questions and demonstrating the use of tools and equipment. On one occasion Van Winkle went to the school where he met and spoke with the students. According to Van Winkle he was stumped by only one question. That question was, “How heavy is the building?” As their way of thanking TB Contractors the students prepared a signed “thank you” banner (see photo) then delivered and presented it to the crew. On hand were the teachers, Buck Thomas, John Van Winkle, and from SaddleBrooke Community

Kindergarten through sixth grade science-technology-engineering-math majors from Mammoth Elementary strike a pose behind their hand-made “thank you” banner. The students thanked the crew from TB Contractors for turning their construction site into a learning lab. TB Contractors is building the new Kids’ Closet in Mammoth, right next door to the school. (Rick Cato photo) Outreach (SBCO) Maggie DeBlock, Paula Morgan, and Doris Clark. Kids’ Closet is an SBCO program. “The crew from TB

Croci wins State Championship; six other local wrestlers bring home bright hardware The Comet Wrestling Club, Mammoth Mat Men and Oracle Eliminators traveled to Highland High School this past weekend to compete in the Arizona Freestyle State Championship. The Comets, Mat Men and Eliminators have been practicing and competing in weekend tournaments since February. After a long season, these boys were put to the test against the best wrestlers in Arizona.

“Every wrestler that competed came home with a state medal,” said coach Daniel Najera. “It takes a lot of hard work and dedication to excel in this sport. Most of these boys have been wrestling five to six days a week since February. These guys wrestled tough and represented our community with class. They did a great job all season.” The coaching staff is very proud of these young men. We would like to thank all

the parents and volunteers who made this wrestling season a success. Individual results Charles Croci – State Champion Jakob Tafoya – third place Gilbert Rodriguez – third Place Franky Renteria – sixth place Frankie Tamayo – fourth place Adrian Torres – fourth place Marty Rodriguez – fifth place

Contractors made for wonderful educators,” concluded kindergarten teacher Julie Formo. “We thank them. They fit in

well with our school’s encouragement of the students’ pursuit of their dreams. And as for Kids’ Closet, our long-term

mutually supportive relationship with them continues to grow. We thank them for their kindness to our kids.”

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By Rick Cato In late May some 70 Mammoth Elementary students and their teachers descended upon the New Kids’ Closet construction site to thank TB Construction (of Catalina) for facilitating an on-site science, technology, engineering, and math learning laboratory for the students. There are two things you need to know about this story right away. First, the word “descended” is used in its literal sense. The new Kids’ Closet is being built just down the hill from - in the very shadow of Mammoth Elementary. Second, as Mammoth Elementary is a designated S.T.E.M. school its curriculum emphasizes science, technology, engineering, and math, so an active construction site next door proved too great of a learning opportunity to miss. Mammoth Elementary has been a S.T.E.M. school for the past two years. In addition to its focus on the subjects of science, technology, engineering, and math, S.T.E.M. schools also emphasize the skills of critical thinking and problem


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San Manuel group shares Memorial Day thoughts By John Hernandez I am new to Facebook and still trying to figure it out. I do know it is good for reconnecting with old friends, making new friends, sharing ideas, political arguments, and meeting new people. I have become a part of a San Manuel School Group on Facebook. One day while reading an on line conversation between two friends and fellow San Manuel alumni I came up with this idea for a Memorial Day article. The two friends are both Vietnam War veterans and were talking about their experiences in Vietnam as

young men. I happened to glance at my calendar and saw that Memorial Day was right around the corner. I then decided that I would ask my Facebook friends from the San Manuel School Group to write about their thoughts, reflections and memories of what Memorial Day means to them. Being that most of us grew up in the 50s and 60s our lives were touched by the War in Vietnam and indirectly by our parent’s experiences during World War II or Korea. We lived in the Cold War era with the threat of Nuclear War hanging over our heads. I still remember the silly drills we

did at school of dropping to the floor, ducking our heads under our desks and covering our faces as if we would survive an atomic blast. Anyway, I asked those that responded to share a little bit about living in the TriCommunity and what they have been doing since high school. Kind of a where are they now story also. I would like to thank all of those San Manuel friends that allowed me to share their thoughts on Memorial Day with you. WAYNE WEGNER – CLASS OF 1964 I have been enjoying the emails back and forth about our beloved San Manuel and

the ongoing happenings. I am Wayne Wegner, and I graduated from the 1964 class. Seems like only yesterday. Since then I graduated from Northern Arizona University (Arizona State College at the time), but took a short break for three years, eight months, and six days (not that I was counting) to enter the U.S. Navy. Spent time in Beeville, Texas, and then ended my military career in the Philippines. I went back to NAU and finished up in 1972, where I went off to California to work at Lockheed for a couple of years utilizing my education of a BSBA with

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Assembly of God ORACLE

Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. Evening Service 6 p.m. Wednesday 7 p.m. Thursday Royal Rangers 5 p.m. Pastor Jack Siddle, Jr. Residence 896-2507

Mammoth Assembly of God MammothAG.org

201 E. Kino & Catalina/POB 692 We offer Help, Healing & Hope Sunday School.......9:45 a.m. Worship Service........11 a.m. Group Bible Study.......6 p.m. Wednesday..................6 p.m. Magnify–Youth Adults–Verse By Verse Study MAGNET NITE 2nd & 4th Fridays 4-9:30 p,m. Pastor Robert L. Koch 487-2219

Living Word Chapel 3941 W. Hwy. 77, Oracle 896-2771 • 896-9020

Sunday: First Service 9:00 a.m. Fellowship Time 10:30-11:00a.m. Second Service 11 a.m. Children & Youth classes available for both services

Pastor James Ruiz

First Southern Baptist Church

Short & Jones Street, Mammoth Pastor Frank Ogden • 487-2488

Sunday: Sunday School Worship Evening Service Wednesday:

Oracle Union Church American Ave., Oracle • 896-2544 Near Mt. Lemmon Turnoff “A community church for a world community.”

Worship Service 10:30 a.m. Pastor: Dr. Ed Nelson

First Baptist Church American Way, Oracle 520-808-3171 Pastor Ray Lott

Sunday: School 9:30 a.m. Fellowship 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship 11 a.m. Free food distribution 2nd Tuesday, 11 a.m.

Full Gospel Church of God

301 E. Webb Dr., San Manuel 520-385-1250 or 520-385-5017 Pastors Michael & Bea Lucero Sr.

Sunday: School 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. No Evening Service Wednesday 6 p.m.

Teen Group 3rd Friday of every month 6 p.m.

Iglesia de Dios “Pan DeVida”

113 N. Main Street, Mammoth El lugar donde encontraras el agua viva que saciara la sed de tu alma.

Domingo:

10 a.m.

7 p.m. 9:45 a.m. Miercoles: Viernes (oracion): 7 p.m. 11 a.m. 6 p.m. Pastor Sergio Hernandez 6 p.m. 520-265-2192

“Where the Gospel is preached.”

Oracle Church of Christ

2425 El Paseo 896-2452 896-2067 Sunday Bible Study • 10 am Worship • 11 am

Community Presbyterian Church

McNab & First Ave., San Manuel 385-2341 Sunday: Adult Bible Study 9:45 a.m. Morning Service 11 a.m. 4th Sunday of the month: Joyful Music Celebration 4 p.m. with potluck to follow.

Pastor: Rev. Jeff Dixon

First Baptist Church 1st & Nichols, San Manuel, 385-4655

Sunday: Bible Study 9:45 a.m. Worship 11 a.m. Discipleship 5 p.m. Worship 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer Meeting 6 p.m. Amos Coffey, Interim Pastor

Psalm 1:2 The Potter’s House 212 Main Street, Mammoth 385-4153 Pastor Mario Sanchez Jr.

Sunday: Sunday School 10 - 10:45 a.m Morning Service 11 a.m. Evening Service 7 p.m. Wednesday: Mid-Week Service 7 p.m.

Oracle Seventh-Day Adventist Church 2150 Hwy. 77, Oracle

Saturday: Sabbath School 9:30 a.m. Worship Service 11 a.m. Pastor John Roybal

Assembly of God Main St., SM (across from the pool) Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Service 10:45 a.m. Sunday Night Service 6 p.m. Wednesday Night Service 6 p.m. Wednesday Children’s Study 6 p.m. Pastor Clarence Horn, 385-4353 All are welcome to hear God’s Word. Hope to see you.

To be included in the weekly church listing, call the San Manuel Miner 385-2266.

majors in Data Processing and Marketing. I then went to work for Computer Sciences Corporation for eight years, then United Telecommunications for two years, then eight more years with Businessland, Inc. It only took 18 years to burn me out on corporate politics, so off I went to Anacortes, Washington, with my wife Marlene, and we opened our own business, Play It Again Sports. This went on for 15 years, at which time I got tired of lifting 200 pound treadmills, so we moved on from Play It Again. I finished out my career as Executive Director of Skagit Habitat for Humanity, and just retired this past October. Retirement is a great job, and I recommend it to you all. Marlene and I between us have five children and eight grandchildren, all of whom live in California. Well, Washington to Arizona is a long trek, so we began our planning for getting close but not too close as to annoy the kids and grand kids. That brings me to our upcoming move back to Arizona. We purchased a home in Buckeye this past June, and once we sell our home here in Washington, the trip home begins. What prompted me to write to you was your idea of sharing ideas of what Memorial Day means to me. I grew up in Oracle from the time I was nine until I went off to San Manuel and then to NAU. My close friends back then included Ron Noseck, Ted Johnson, Ralph Ramsey, Judy Hendrickson

and Mark Bateman. Mark was a neighbor of both Ralph and Judy. Ralph, Mark and I, ironically, used to play war together, hiding from one another and taking aim with our toy guns. Little did any of us know what this meant for the future of Mark. As I recall the story, and I don’t remember now who shared this story with me, was how Mark met his final end. He did end up in Vietnam and was wounded early on I believe. He was sent back to the states for recovery, but then was mistakenly sent back to the battle front. I say mistakenly, because as I recall, once wounded in that awful war, one was not supposed to be redeployed. The rest we all know. Mark was a fine young man, and a prayer should be said for him this coming Memorial Day. Marlene and I went back to Washington D.C. on a vacation, and part of what we did was visit the Vietnam Wall. We took an imprint of Mark’s name, and I relayed stories to Marlene of our upbringing together. JOHN OLSON We also lost Major Richard Hulse who lived in San Manuel for all of his grade school years. His father was the APS manager and was transferred to Flagstaff during Richard’s freshman year, I believe. Anyway, he was a graduate of West Point and was a Huey driver and got shot down in 1967. It sure seems that the tri-city lost more than its share of young men in the war. I thank the good Lord everyday that I See Thoughts, Page 16


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The Tri-Community

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Submissions Due the FRIDAY Before Wednesday Publication • The Home Alone Pendant offers peace of mind by being able to call for emergency assistance by simply pressing a button. Units are available in San Manuel through TRIAD. Call Jerry at 385-2835 for details. • Blessed Sacrament Parish in Mammoth is seeking all K-12, school-aged girls from the surrounding communities to run for Fiesta Queen for the annual Fiestas on Sept. 29, 2012. Any girl interested should contact Ramona Romero at 487-9613 or Donald Lopez at 487-0193. • San Manuel Open Market is still going strong ever Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to noon at 801 McNab Parkway in front of the Community Presbyterian Church. Table space is only $5. There are lots of baked goods, food, coffee, craft items and swap meet bargains. Come and meet your friends and neighbors. For more information, contact Doris at 520-212-2244. • The Mammoth-Winkelman Early Head Start is accepting enrollment applications for children 0-3 years for the 2012-2013 school year. Children must be three before Aug. 31, 2012. Parents must bring in proof of birth, guardianship, income and immunizations. Children with disabilities accepted. Call 520-4872843 for more information. • School Board Packets are ready to be mailed out or picked up from the Pinal County School Office. If you are interested in running for school board member in the November 2012 election, please contact Chief Deputy Tonya Taylor at 520-866-6579 or ttaylor@pinalcso.org or Brenda Thwaits at 520-8666565 or bthwaits@pinalcso.org. The forms can also be downloaded from the website www.pinalesa.org. Click on the elections tab and follow the links to the election packet. • San Manuel Museum, located in the Elk’s Lodge breezeway, is operated by the San Manuel Historical Society. It is now open on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for you to come and see items from San Manuel’s history! • The San Manuel Thrift Store is looking for volunteers to work one day, or more, per week from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Thrift Store is run by the San Manuel Historical Society and proceeds from Thrift Store sales go to support the SM Museum, as well as the SM Library, Christmas Toy Drive, and other local charitable organizations. • Effective May 1 through Sept. 30, a burn ban will be in effect for the Dudleyville Volunteer Fire District which includes the areas of Dudleyville, Indian Hills and Aravaipa. All permits will expire on May 1. Agricultural permits, even though issued for one year, are null and void in the district while the burn ban is in place. • Resource information for seniors is now available at Sun Life Clinic in San Manuel. Some of the information available is meant to aid caregivers in their work. Also available is medicine safety information for seniors. Stop in or call to get more information and phone numbers on these and other subjects. The office is open Monday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon. Call 520-709-8322 or 1-800-293-9393 for more information. • Margaret’s Garden Market will be taking a short break to allow the vegetables to grow. Raw honey is still available at My Cousins Closet. Breads are available by special order (please email Margaret at m.guyton@msn.com by Tuesday). Jelly orders can also be placed. • Registration packets for the San Manuel or Mammoth Preschool for 2012-2013 are due by May 31. To qualify for the Mammoth STEM Preschool, children must be age 4 by Sept. 1, 2012, and to qualify for the First Avenue Elementary Preschool, children must be age 3 or 4 by Sept. 1, 2012. A birth certificate and up-to-date shot record is required. You will then be contacted to schedule an appointment for a screening. Turn packets in at the school office where applying. • Friday, June 1, 8 a.m., OWN, Oracle Women’s Network, invites local businesswomen to join them every month for a breakfast meeting in Oracle. June’s meeting will be held at the COD Ranch at 8 a.m. For reservations or more information, please email oraclewomensnetwork@gmail.com. • Family First Pregnancy Care Center is now offering a child birth education and preparation class! Helen Adami, former San Manuel resident, doula and birth educator in training, will go over topics that include comfort measures, how to make informed decisions for labor, basic physiology of birth and more. All expectant mothers are welcome to attend this free class starting Friday, June 1, at 11 a.m. at 1575 W. American Avenue in Oracle. Please call 520-896-9454 to register and more information. • There will be a rock concert and celebration with all-day fun, starting at noon on June 2. Cost is $8 to attend and that price allows two children, 10 or under, to accompany an adult for free. During the concert, along with games and vendors, there will be a Show ‘N’ Shine Car Show, or show off your motorcycle instead. Either way the cost for entry is a $5 donation. Vendor space is still available for $25. For more information, please call Alicia Allmendinger at 520429-3965, or email at tricommunitypalooza@yahoo.com.

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• Dress for Success event will be held at the “Journey to Success” studio at 495 S. Avenue A, San Manuel, on Saturday, June 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come polish your business look with free color consultations, women’s business attire and facials and makeup consultations. The event will also feature accessorizing ideas with Premier Jewelry. For more information, call Judy Sharff at 520-4007294. • This summer from June 4 through July 20 (7 weeks) the Oracle Ridge Elementary Learning Center (520-896-3080) is offering an educational enrichment child care program for children ages 3 -12 that will operate Monday through Friday from 7:30 in the morning till 5:30 in the afternoon. A field trip is planned for each of the seven weeks…The Children’s Museum, Biosphere 2, swimming, etc. This program is offered free of charge. There are limited spots available (24) so please call and complete your application early. There will be a minimal screening process regarding the applications…Probably a waiting list due to the limited number of students we can serve in this program. • Bountiful baskets is coming to San Manuel every other Saturday. The next delivery day is June 9. To participate in the program, you must register online at www.bountifulbaskets.org to make a monetary contribution toward the pools used to purchase the produce. Contributions can be made starting at noon on Monday until Tuesday at 8 p.m. prior to Saturday pickup. The distribution site is new, now at the Elks Lodge Breezeway in San Manuel. If you have any questions, please contact San Manuel Volunteer Site Coordinators Mary Jane at (520) 301-6664 or Alicia at 385-4575. • WRESTLING TOURNEYS The Comet Wrestling Club and MammothSan Manuel Community Schools will be hosting eight dates for K-12 folk-style wrestling at San Manuel High School. This will help provide free mat time, strengthen Southern Arizona Wrestling and help young men and women become champions. Wrestling will be held in the San Manuel High School gym. Weigh-ins are at 8 a.m. and wrestling will start at 9 a.m. ending at noon. Wrestling is free and everyone welcome to participate with a parent signed waiver. Summer Slam dates are: June 9, June 30, July 14, July 28 and Aug. 11. For more information or questions, please call Daniel Najera at 520-603-9929. • Mountain Vista Elementary School is offering a three week Academic Day Camp beginning on June 11 and ending on June 29. This program is for children who will be first graders next year through children who will be eighth graders next year. Children enrolled in this program will attend five classes everyday reading, math, science, physical education, and a class that introduces them to various crafts. The cost of this program is free to district students and those who complete a registration form to attend our school. Others may attend for a fee of $50 per week. Transportation (in district), breakfast, and lunch are also provided. Please call 520-896-3016 for more information or to enroll. For transportation questions please call 520-896-3052. • Summer programs for special needs students are being offered at the Oracle Ridge Campus and the Mountain Vista Campus. They will run concurrently with our academic day camp, June 11 through June 29. The Oracle Ridge program is for students ages three through five and the Mountain Vista program is for students who will be in grades first through eighth next year. These programs are free and also provides transportation, breakfast, and lunch. For more information please contact 520-896-3083 Oracle Ridge Program, or 520896-3009 for the Mountain Vista Program. • There will be a fundraiser for the Oracle Women’s Network Visitor’s Center in Oracle on Saturday, June 23, at the Village Square. There will be a BBQ, raffle, swap meet and silent auction. For more information, contact Sedona at 520-4008250. • July 30-Aug. 3, Living Word Chapel will host the Mega Sports Camp Beyond the Gold from 6-8 p.m. Kids are invited to join in a week of non-stop action of basketball, baseball, volleyball and crafts. It’s free and fun! Living Word Chapel is located at 3941 W. Highway 77, Oracle. For more information, please call 896-2771 or go online to www.lwcaz.net. • Are you a victim of domestic abuse? Call 520-385-4970 or toll free 1-855385-4970. We can help. • Have free time? Volunteer at Safe Journey House. Call 520-385-4970 or toll free 1-855-385-4970. • The Oracle Medical Equipment Loan Closet is now available to TriCommunity residents in need of medical equipment. The closet is in need of donations of all forms of medical equipment (except hospital beds). Equipment must be in safe working condition. For information on how to borrow or to donate equipment, please contact Jane at 896-2516, Bill and Sharon at 896-2326, Lois at 896-9722 or Rachel at 896-9581. • Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays Join San Manuel’s Walking and Exercise Group. Healthy living doesn’t happen at the doctor’s office – exercise. From 8-9:30 a.m. at the San Manuel Senior Center on Avenue A. Sponsors ask for a $1 donation to help with the utility costs.

Clubs & Meetings • UTILITY PAYMENTS Residents from the Tri-community area who qualify for assistance with utility payments through the Salvation Army or Pinal County United Way should now contact the Tri-Community Food Bank at 108 Redwood Dr., Mammoth. Assistance is limited to once every twelve months. Bring in your last 2 months overdue bills. The phone number is 520-487-2010. The Food Bank is open on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon. • Monday (Every Monday) 9 AM, Canasta is played at the Oracle Community Center. Bingo is played from 1-2 p.m. • SAN MANUEL SENIOR CENTER SCHEDULE Bridge is played on Mondays. Refresher session at 11:45 a.m. Games start at 12:30 p.m. Canasta is played at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays. Everyone is welcome. Board meetings are held the 1st Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. A potluck is held the 2nd Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. Bring a dish to share, your service, and fee is $1 for Center utilities. Red Hats business meeting is held the 1st Friday of the month at 1 p.m. Stamping is held the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month at 9 a.m. • Monday (Every Monday) Lunches at the Oracle Community Center are at noon. Each Monday a volunteer brings the main dish and others bring side dishes. Fee is $4 for members and $5 for guests. Membership cards are available during this time. • Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays The Community Schools Gym, located in the basement of San Manuel High School Auditorium, is open from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Admission is free. • Tuesday (Every Tuesday), 12:30-4 p.m. Bridge is played at the Oracle Community Center. Call Ethel Amator at 896-2197 or Mary McClure at 896-2604 for more information. • Tuesday (1st Tuesday of the Month), 10 a.m., COPPER TOWN ASSOCIATION The Copper Town Association meets the first Tuesday of every month at 10 a.m. at the Sun Life Family Health Center Conference Room, San Manuel. • Tuesday (2nd Tuesday of the Month), 6:30 PM, MAMMOTH SAN MANUEL SCHOOL BOARD The MSM School Board meets the second Tuesday each Month at the MSM District office. Please contact the District office at 385- 2337 for more information. • Tuesday (2nd Tuesday of the month), 6:00 PM, TRI-COMMUNITY AND RANCHO SAN MANUEL MOBILE HOME PARK NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH The 2nd Tuesday of every month will be the neighborhood watch meeting and Neighborhood Meth Block Watch meeting for residents of San Manuel, Mammoth, and Oracle at 6 p.m. at the Adelante Juntos Coalition office at 101 Avenue B, San Manuel. Everyone is welcome to attend. Call 385-4007 with any questions. • TUESDAY (3rd Tuesday of the Month), 6 PM, ORACLE SCHOOL BOARD The Oracle School Board meets the third Tuesday of each month at Oracle Ridge School. Please contact District Office at 896-3072 for more information. • EVERY WEDNESDAY, NOON ROTARY MEETING. at the Sun Life Family Health Conference Room. • Wednesday (Every Wednesday) Oracle Community Center sewing and knitting classes are held at from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Call Susie Cochran for more information at 896-2935. • Wednesday (1st Wednesday of the Month), 3:00 PM, TRIAD & AMBASSADOR PROGRAM MEETINGS The Oracle Fire Department hosts TRIAD and AMBASSADOR program meetings the first Wednesday of each month. For more information call Karen Lombardi at 896-9470. • Wednesday (1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month) ALZHEIMERS EDUCATIONAL MEETING. Meeting will be held at St. Helen’s Church, 10-11:30 AM. For more information, contact Kay Ham 385-2835. • Wednesday (2nd Wednesday of the month) AMERICAN LEGION MEETING American Legion Francis M. Bunch Post 48 meetings are every 2nd Wednesday at 6 p.m. each month. Service Officer available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or call Joe Aguilar, 520-705-6291. Now open Sunday at noon. • Wednesdays, 10:00 AM, STORY TIME AT PREGNANCY CARE CENTER The Pregnancy Care Center in Oracle has StoryTime at 10:00 AM. For more information call 896-9545. • Thursday (Every Thursday) Game Day at the Oracle Community Center is on Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon. Come play Scrabble or chess. • Thursday (1st and 3rd Thursday of the month) ORACLE-SAN MANUEL LIONS CLUB Meetings are held at the San Manuel Elks Lodge. • Thursday (2nd Thursday of the month), SAN MANUEL HISTORICAL SOCIETY The San Manuel Historical Society meeting is 10 a.m. at the San Manuel Senior Center the 2nd Thursday of every month. • Thursday (2nd Thursday of the month) SM LIBRARY BOARD MEETING The San Manuel Library has it’s monthly board meeting every 2nd Thursday of each month. The meeting is held at the lBHP Conference Center across from the library at 1 p.m. • Thursday (2nd and 4th Thursday of the month), 6:30 p.m., The Oracle Optimist Club, serving the Tri-Community area, meets on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at the Oracle Inn. Meetings start promptly at 6:30 PM. Please feel free to come a little early and order from the regular OR special menu at the Oracle Inn. Board meetings are held on the second Thursday immediately following the general meeting. The Oracle Optimist Club was officially founded in October, 2010 and is an international organization to support and work with the youth in the community. For more information contact Jane O’Mahen at 896-2516 or Michele Gagnon at 897-3023. • Thursdays (Every Thursday), 6:00 PM, NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS 12-STEP MEETINGS Every Thursday at Sun Life in San Manuel. Rear entrance, south facing door. Open meeting. For more information, call San Pedro Valley BH at 520-896-9240. • Thursday (3rd Thursday) The third Thursday of every month will be Family Potluck night at the Oracle Community Center at 6 p.m. Bring a side dish to share or a donation of $5 per person or $12 for a family of four or more. • Friday (2nd and 4th Friday of the month) 10:30 a.m., San Manuel Library hosts Toddler Story Time. There will be stories, sons and fingerplays. No registration is required or the free program. • Friday (2nd Friday of the Month, 1 p.m.) Red Hats are looking for new members. Meetings are at 1 p.m. On the SECOND Friday at the Senior Center in San Manuel, Senior citizen women 55 and older get together and enjoy meetings and activities. Let down your hair and be yourself, wear Red Hat and Purple outfits.

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We lost our nephew James Lee Coker during that same Continued from Page 14 time. We saw the Virtual Wall in Payson a few years ago and managed to make it through I saw the young men’s names two tours with no visible from our area. God bless them wounds. all! I saw the Virtual Wall JONI M. HUDSON in Tucson years ago and I never forgot the feeling that came over me. Then we saw Continued from Page 5 it again in Payson, it’s a time of giving thanks to those that May 23 fought for their country and A domestic dispute was lost their precious lives. Their reported in the 700 block of Dungan Drive. The parties were separated and a report was taken. No law Continued from Page 6 enforcement action was Alyssa Cuellar and Felicia needed. Medina. Mammoth Fire responded San Manuel Miner male to the helicopter landing athletes were selected zone and watered it down. as honorable mention May 25 in baseball and track Theft was reported in the and field. The Miners 600 block of Tiger Drive. selected for baseball were Investigation is ongoing. Demetrious Dietz, Shane May 26 Kelly, John Ruiz and A verbal dispute was Vincent Valdez. In track reported in the 100 block and field Wayne Newman, of Hayden Avenue. The Mark Sanchez, Colten parties were separated. Smith and Colton Stratton Property was found on were selected. Highway 77 and turned Congratulation Miners! over to Mammoth Public Works for safekeeping.

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Continued from Page 3 puppies on the side of the road in the area of South River Road near the River Ranches, Mammoth. There were about six all black puppies. When the suspect saw that they had been seen, they went back and picked up the puppies. May 24 A runaway juvenile was reported in the 36000 block of South Mount Lemmon Road, Oracle. The child was located in SaddleBrooke. May 24 Burglary was reported in the 700 block of North John Adams Street, Oracle. May 24 Burglary was reported in the 37000 block of South Spoon Drive, SaddleBrooke. May 24 Jeanne Lynn Kelly, 39, San Manuel, was arrested in the 200 block South Avenue B, San Manuel, and was charged with disorderly conduct. She was transported and booked into the Pinal County Jail in Florence.

RE: Reference No: 6870SCH Notice Of Trustee's Sale Recorded: May 15, 2012 Loan Number: ST-5669 The following legally described trust property will be sold, pursuant to the power of sale under that certain Trust Deed recorded in Instrument No. 2005-076640, Records of Pinal County, Arizona, at public auction to the highest bidder at at the main entrance to the Pinal County Superior Court Building, 971 North Jason Lopez Circle, Building A, in Pinal County, in or near Florence, Arizona, on August 15, 2012 at 10:00AM of said day: Legal: Lot 20, Block 4, Of Bennett's 2nd Addition, According To Book 1 Of Maps, Page 19, Records Of Pinal County, Arizona AKA: 414 West 10th Street Casa Grande, AZ 85222 Tax Parcel Number 504-23-02603 Original Principal Balance $ 69,600.00 Name And Address Of Original Trustor Juan Tamayo And Isabel Tamayo, Husband And Wife, As Community Property 9397 Bunny Lane Fontana, CA 92335 Beneficiary Security Trust 7119 East Shea Boulevard #109-466 Scottsdale, AZ 85254 Current Trustee: Rick D Sherman, Member Of The State Bar Of Arizona 402 West Roosevelt Street Suite J Phoenix, AZ 85003 Telephone Number: 602.957.5348 Dated May 15, 2012 /s/ Rick D Sherman Manner Of Trustee Qualification The Successor Trustee Appointed Herein Qualifies As A Trustee Of The Trust Deed In The Trustee's Capacity As Rick D Sherman, Member Of The State Bar As Required By Arizona Revised Statutes Section 33-803, Subsection A-2. Trustee's Regulator: State Bar Of Arizona State Of Arizona } } ss. County of Maricopa } On May 15, 2012, before me, the undersigned Notary Public in and for said State, personally appeared Rick D Sherman, that executed said instrument as such Trustee, and known to me to be the person who executed said instrument. Witness my hand and official seal. /s/ T W Higgins Notary Public My Comm. Expires February 12, 2013 All persons whose interest in the Trust Property is subordinate in priority to that of the above described Deed of Trust may be subject to having such subordinate interest terminated by this Trustee's Sale. Publish: 5/30/12, 6/6/12, 6/13/12, 6/20/12

memory will never leave us, I think of Jamie a lot lately and I know if he was alive and young again, he would go and fight for our country again. BRENDA (RODGERS) STANLEY – CLASS OF 1967 I lived on Avenue B. My maiden name was Rodgers. My mom’s name is Mary and my Dad was Floyd … He passed away 13 years ago on the 21st of this month. I went to school from first grade and graduated from San Manuel High in 1967. I married Ron Stanley in June of 1967 and we have two girls who are both married and live in Colorado and we have five grand kids. I have a grandson that will graduate from high school in Colorado this month and will be going into the Air Force in September, so Memorial Day will hold a place in our hearts. I knew Allen Ingram and dated him for a short time. He was a great guy. The thing I remember was going to Washington, D.C., with my husband and girls and visiting

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File No. 5540-TS Notice Of Trustee's Sale Recorded: 4/24/2012 The following legally described trust property will be sold pursuant to the power of sale under that certain Deed of Trust dated October 4, 2005, and recorded on October 24, 2005, in Fee Number 2005-145161, and re-recorded in Fee Number 2005153866, records of Pinal County, Arizona, at public auction to the highest bidder the main entrance to the Superior Court Building, 971 North Jason Lopez Circle, Building A, Florence, Arizona, on July 26, 2012, at the hour of 11:30 o’clock in the morning of said day. The property to be sold is situated in Pinal County, Arizona, and is described as follows: See Exhibit “A” Attached Hereto And By This Reference Made A Part Hereof Property Address: 30802 North Roma Court Queen Creek, Arizona 85142 Tax Parcel Number: 509-18-012D Original Principal Balance: $161,893.87 Original Trustor: Michael F. Sutton Laura L. Sutton 30802 N. Roma Court Queen Creek, AZ 85242 Current Trustor: Michael F. Sutton Laura L. Sutton 1113 W. Aspinwall Street Winslow, AZ 86047 Current Beneficiary: Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc. 500 Alcoa Trail Maryville, TN 37804 Trustee: Jeffrey S. Katz, Attorney at Law a Member of the State Bar of Arizona 2823 E. Speedway Blvd., Suite 201 Tucson, AZ 85716 (520) 745-9200 Dated this 24th day of April, 2012. /s/ Jeffrey S. Katz, Attorney at Law Trustee/Successor Trustee, is qualified per A.R.S. Section 33-803 (A)2 as a member of The Arizona State Bar State of Arizona ) ) ss. County of Pima ) The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me this 24th day of April, 2012, by Jeffrey S. Katz, Attorney at Law, a Member of the State Bar of Arizona as Successor Trustee. /s/ S. Diederich Notary Public My commission expires: 5-30-2015 Exhibit “A” The South 211.83 feet of the North 423.66 feet of Lot 97, of Chandler Heights Ranches Unit III, according to the plat of record in the office of the County Recorder of Pinal County, Arizona, in Book 9 of Maps, Page 52. Except all coal and other minerals as reserved by the United States of America in the Patent to said land. Publish: 5/30/12, 6/6/12, 6/13/12, 6/20/12

the Vietnam Memorial Wall and how overwhelming it was to see names of servicemen I knew. I took a rubbing of Allen’s name and brought it back to his parents. I remember them being so pleased with the rubbing and how much it meant to them. I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me…. Philippians 4:13 STEPHANIE BATEMAN BENEITONE John, thank you for always remembering those who left us so tragically. Families never forget and Memorial Day is always tough. If people are interested, they can post a note on-line, on the “Virtual Wall” for Mark, Johnny, Gary, Allen or any fallen Vietnam soldier. Marcia Pappas told me about www. virtualwall.org a few years

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Trustee Sale No. 20997-1252 Notice Of Trustee's Sale Loan No. 098-9382474-40000 The following legally described trust property will be sold, pursuant to the power of sale under that certain Deed of Trust dated October 26, 2004, and recorded on October 29, 2004 in Fee No. 2004087923, thereafter rerecorded in Fee No. 2006-156097 Records of Pinal County, Arizona, at public auction to the highest bidder at the main entrance to the Superior Court Building, 971 North Jason Lopez Circle, Building A, Florence, Arizona on 21st day of August, 2012 at 10:00 AM of said day: Legal: See Exhibit “A” attached hereto Street Address or Identifiable Location: 33850 West Steen Road Maricopa, AZ 85138 Tax Parcel No.: 502-07-013-B Original Principal Balance: $51,300.00 Name and address of Original Trustor: Tom E. Gonzales 20987 N. John Wayne Pkwy B104-428 Maricopa, AZ 85139-4117 Name and address of Purported Current Owner: Tom E. Gonzales 20987 N. John Wayne Pkwy B104-428 Maricopa, AZ 851394117 Name and address of Beneficiary: BMO Harris Bank, N.A. as successor by merger to M&I Marshall & Ilsley Bank 770 North Water Street Milwaukee, WI 53202 Name and address of Current Trustee: Scott L. Potter Jackson White, P.C. 40 North Center Street, Suite 200 Mesa, AZ 85201 Phone (480) 464-1111 Dated: May 10, 2012. /s/ Scott L. Potter, Trustee Manner of Trustee Qualification: A member of the State Bar of Arizona, required by A.R.S. § 33- 803, Subsection A(2) Trustee's Regulator: State Bar of Arizona State Of Arizona ) ) ss. County of Maricopa ) On the 10 day of May, 2012, before me, the undersigned notary public, personally appears Scott L. Potter, who proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence to be the person whose name is subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he executed the same in his authorized capacity, ad that by his signature on the instrument the person, or the entity upon behalf of which the person acted, executed the instrument. Witness my hand and official seal. /s/ Toni Livingston Notary Public My commission expires: 7-31-15 Exhibit A The East 220 feet of the South 176 feet of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 3, Township 5 South, Range 4 East of the Gila and Salt River Base and Meridian, Pinal County, Arizona; Together with an undivided 1/8th interest in and to the well site described as follows: The South 75 feet of the East 75 feet of the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 3, Township 5 South, Range 4 East of the Gila and Salt River Base and Meridian, Pinal County, Arizona Publish: 5/30/12, 6/6/12, 6/13/12, 6/20/12

May 30, 2012 ago. She has never forgotten Mark’s birthday on May 3. We have been so appreciative of people who still remember and share their memories

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NOTICE OF THE FILING OF ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION OF PAKAS FARM SERVICES, LLC FILE NO. L-17567891 Pursuant to, and in accordance with, Arizona Revised Statues Section 29635(C), notice is hereby given that the Articles of Organization of PAKA FARM SERVICES, LLC, an Arizona limited liability company, have been filed by the Arizona Corporation Commission. The following information is included in such Articles of Organization: 1. The name of the limited liability company is PAKAS FARM SERVICES. L.L.C. 2. The address of the registered office of the limited liability company and the name and business address of the agent for service of process are: Registered Office: 2720 W. Kortsen Road, # 1 Casa Grande, AZ 85194 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 12991 Casa Grande, AZ 85130 Statutory Agent: Adriana Alvarez Meraz 2720 W. Kortsen Road, # 1 Casa Grande, AZ 85194 3. Management of this limited liability company is vested in a manager. Jesus Ernesto Alvarez Gutierrez of 2720 W. Kortsen Road, # 1 Casa Grande, AZ 85194 shall serve as manager of the limited liability company at the time of its formation. The name and address of the members of this limited liability company at the time of its formation are: Adriana Alvarez Meraz 2720 W. Kortsen Road, # 1 Casa Grande, AZ 85194 Jesus Ernesto Alvarez Gutierrez of 2720 W. Kortsen Road, # 1 Casa Grande, AZ 85194 Dated this 20th day of April, 2012. PAKAS FARM SERVICES, L.L.C. /s/ Adriana Alvarez Meraz /s/ Jesus Ernesto Alvarez Gutierrez MINER Legal 5/23/12, 5/30/12, 6/6/12

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TS No. 01764771 Notice Of Trustee's Sale Recorded: May 10, 2012 The following legally described trust property situate in Pinal County, Arizona, will be sold pursuant to the power of sale under that certain Deed of Trust and Assignment of Rents recorded in Instrument Number 1999-031361, records of Pinal County, Arizona, at public auction to the highest bidder at at the main entrance to the Superior Court Building, 971 North Jason Lopez Circle, Bldg A, Florence, AZ on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 10:00AM of said day: Lot 995, of Florence Gardens Unit E, according to the plat of record in the office of the County Recorder of Pinal County, Arizona, in Book 19 of Maps, page 56. The Purported Street Address, If Any, Or Identifiable Location Of The Trust Property Is: 3733 N. Florence Blvd. Florence, AZ 85132 Tax Parcel Number: 200-61-100 Original Principal Balance: 60,000.00 The Name And Address Of Trustee Is: Lawyers Title Of Arizona, Inc., an Arizona corporation, 3131 E Camelback Rd., Ste 220 Phoenix, AZ 85016 The Name And Address Of The Trustor Is: Arthur E. Buckley and Susan Buckley, husband and wife PO Box 2200 Florence, AZ 85232 The Name Of The Apparent Owner Of Record Is: Arthur E. Buckley and Susan Buckley, husband and wife TS No. 01764771 The Name And Address Of The Beneficiary Is: Michelle M. B. Berlin and Jennifer R. Bowen, CoSuccessor Trustees of The Castle Dome Living Trust under Trust Agreement dated the 8th day of August, 2002, as successor in interest to M.A. Tinker Company, an Arizona limited liability company c/o Moyes Sellers & Hendricks, Ltd. 1850 N. Central #1100 Phoenix, AZ 85004 Dated May 10, 2012 Lawyers Title of Arizona, Inc., an Arizona corporation /s/ By: Jane Kirk Its: Trustee Sale Officer Manner Of Trustee Qualification: A corporation doing business as an Escrow Agent pursuant to 33-803 (A) (1) Regulatory Agent: Arizona Department of Financial Institutions State Of Arizona }} ss. County Of Maricopa } The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me May 10, 2012, by Jane Kirk, the Trustee Sale Officer of Lawyers Title of Arizona, Inc., an Arizona corporation, on behalf of the corporation. My commission expires 2/12/2013 /s/ Notary Public Ruth Flowers Publish: 5/23/12, 5/30/12, 6/6/12, 6/13/12

and stories with us. We held a small memorial service for Mark in October 2007, at the Oracle Cemetery. Forty years had passed since we See Thoughts, Page 20

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Notice Of Publication Articles Of Organization Have Been Filed In The Office Of The Arizona Corporation Commission For I Name: J & C Custom Family Homes, LLC. L-17-60940-4. II The address of registered office is: 33082 N Pebble Creek Dr, San Tan Valley AZ 85143. The name and address of the Statutory Agent is: Justin Levi Fleming, 33082 N Pebble Creek Dr San Tan Valley AZ 85143. III Management of limited liability company is reserved to the members. The names and addresses of each person who is a member are: Justin Levi Fleming, 33082 N Pebble Creek Dr, San Tan Valley AZ 85143, member. Publish: 5/30/12, 6/6/12, 6/13/12

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Trustee Sale No: 020112 Notice Of Trustee's Sale Recorded: April 11, 2012 Loan Number: 000-24100-0 The following legally described trust property will be sold, pursuant to the power of sale under that certain Deed of Trust dated October 25, 2002, and recorded on October 29, 2002 in Instrument Number 2002-059009, Records of Pinal County, Arizona at public auction to the highest bidder at the main Entrance of the Pinal County Courthouse, 971 Jason Lopez Circle, Building A, Florence, Az on July 11, 2012 at 11:00AM of said day: Legal: Legal description as Exhibit “A” attached hereto and made a part hereof. The street address is purported to be: 375 E. American Ave Oracle, AZ 85623 Tax Parcel Number 308-06-0290 Original Principal Balance $ 35,000.00 Name And Address Of Original Trustor Heath Allison Gruwell, an unmarried woman 375 E. American Oracle, AZ 85623 Beneficiary Peter F. Mather, a married man as his sole and separate property 4230 N. Swan Road Tucson, AZ 85718 Current Trustee Title Security Agency of Arizona 2730 East Broadway Blvd Suite 100 Tucson, AZ 85716 Telephone Number: 520747-1644 Conveyance of the property shall be without warranty, expressed or implied, and subject to all liens, claims or interest having a priority senior to the Deed of Trust. The Trustee shall not express an opinion as to the condition of title. Dated April 10, 2012 Title Security Agency of Arizona /s/ By: Diane L. Sloane Assistant Secretary Manner Of Trustee Qualification, as required by A.R.S. Sec. 33-803, Subsection A(2) Licensed Trust Officer Trustee's Regulators: Arizona Department of Financial Institutions/ Arizona Department of Insurance We are assisting the Beneficiary to collect a debt and any information we obtain will be used for that purpose. State Of Arizona } } ss. County of Pima } On April 10, 2012, before me, the undersigned notary public, personally appeared Diane L. Sloane, Assistant Secretary, Title Security Agency of Arizona personally known to me to be the person whose name is subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he executed the same in his authorized capacity, and that by his signature on the instrument the person or the entity upon behalf of which the person acted, executed the instrument. Witness my hand and official seal. My commission expires December 31, 2012 /s/ Joyce M. Rodda Notary Public Exhibit “A” Unit 1, Building A of Mountain View Plaza, according to the survey of record in the office of the County Recorder of Pinal County Arizona, recorded in Book 1 of Surveys, Page 72, being in Section 36, Township 9 South, Range 15 East of the Gila and Salt River Base and Meridian, Pinal County, Arizona. Together With an undivided interest in the common areas and facilities as shown on the survey recorded in Book 1 of Surveys, Page 72, and as set forth in instrument recorded in instrument recorded in Docket 968, Page 790 and amendment recorded in Docket 976 at Page 955 and second amendment recorded in Docket 977, Page 464, records Pinal County, Arizona. Publish: 5/23/12, 5/30/12, 6/6/12, 6/13/12

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NOTICE (For publication) L-1758472-2 I. Articles of Organization have been filed in the office of the Arizona Corporation Commission for K & S VENTURES, L.L.C. II. The address of the known place of business is: 384 W. Calle Tuberia, Casa Grande, AZ 85194. III. The name and address of the Statutory Agent is: Stephen B. Benfield, 384 W. Calle Tuberia, Casa Grande, AZ 85194. IV. Management of the Limited Liability Company is reserved to the members. V. The name and address of the members of the Limited Liability Company are: Stephen B. Benfield, 384 W. Calle Tuberia, Casa Grande, AZ 85194; Kenneth E. Masden, 2711 W. Snoqualmie River Rd NE, Carnation, WA 98014. MINER Legal 5/30/12, 6/6/12, 6/13/12

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Notice Of Publication Articles Of Organization Have Been Filed In The Office Of The Arizona Corporation Commission For I Name: Excalibur Fire Protection, LLC. L-17-59902-7. II The address of registered office is: 755 E Mesquite Ave, Apache Junction AZ 85119. The name and address of the Statutory Agent is: National Contractor Services Corporation, 1010 E Jefferson St Phoenix AZ 85034. III Management of limited liability company is reserved to the members. The names and addresses of each person who is a member are: Kyle William Zedekar, 755 E Mesquite Ave, Apache Junction AZ 85119, member; Robert Glen Zedekar, 755 E Mesquite Ave, Apache Junction AZ 85119, member. Publish: 5/23/12, 5/30/12, 6/6/12

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RE: Reference No: 6894KD Notice Of Trustee's Sale Recorded: April 24, 2012 Loan Number: 0312223 The following legally described trust property will be sold, pursuant to the power of sale under that certain Trust Deed recorded in Instrument No. 2008-046122, Records of Pinal County, Arizona, at public auction to the highest bidder at at the main entrance to the Pinal County Superior Court Building, 971 North Jason Lopez Circle, Building A, in Pinal County, in or near Florence, Arizona, on July 25, 2012 at 10:00AM of said day: Legal: Lot 6, Block 5, Of North Maricopa, According To The Plat Of Record In The Office Of The Coutny Recorder Of Pinal County, Arizona, Recorded In Book 3 Of Maps, Page 8 AKA: 45386 West Hathaway Avenue Maricopa, AZ Tax Parcel Number 510-20-029L Original Principal Balance $ 49,000.00 Name And Address Of Original Trustor Anthony Willems And Connie Williems, Husband And Wife 1202 McKinley Court Dinuba, CA 93618 Beneficiary Marken Ventures, LLC, An Arizona Limited Liablity Company 2702 N Third Street, Ste 3000 Phoenix, AZ 85004 Current Trustee: Rick D Sherman, Member Of The State Bar Of Arizona 402 West Roosevelt Street Suite J Phoenix, AZ 85003 Telephone Number: 602.957.5348 Dated April 24, 2012 /s/ Rick D Sherman Manner Of Trustee Qualification The Successor Trustee Appointed Herein Qualifies As A Trustee Of The Trust Deed In The Trustee's Capacity As Rick D Sherman, Member Of The State Bar As Required By Arizona Revised Statutes Section 33-803, Subsection A-2. Trustee's Regulator: State Bar Of Arizona State Of Arizona } } ss. County of Maricopa } On April 24, 2012, before me, the undersigned Notary Public in and for said State, personally appeared Rick D Sherman, that executed said instrument as such Trustee, and known to me to be the person who executed said instrument. Witness my hand and official seal. /s/ T W Higgins Notary Public My Comm. Expires February 12, 2013 All persons whose interest in the Trust Property is subordinate in priority to that of the above described Deed of Trust may be subject to having such subordinate interest terminated by this Trustee's Sale. Publish: 5/9/12, 5/16/12, 5/23/12, 5/30/12

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ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OF SERLAP CYCLES, INC. KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS: THAT WE, the undersigned, have this date voluntarily associated ourselves together for the purpose of forming a corporation under the laws of the State of Arizona, and do hereby adopt Articles of Incorporation as follows: 1. NAME. The name of the corporation is Serlap Cycles, Inc. 1758065-2 2. THE PURPOSE. The purpose for which this organization is organized is to purchase, manage, maintain and operate a bike shop. In addition, this organization shall be organized to transact any or all lawful business for which corporations may be incorporated under the laws of the State of Arizona, as they may be amended from time to time. 3. INITIAL BUSINESS. The corporation intends to conduct the business of purchasing, managing, maintaining and operating a bike shop but the description used herein shall not in any way limit (i) the character of any future business to be conducted by this corporation or (ii) the general purpose and powers of the corporation as set forth in Article 2. 4. AUTHORIZED CAPITAL. The corporation shall have authority to issue One Hundred Thousand (100,000) shares of common stock, one class only, with no par value. The shares of capital stock of the Corporation shall be issuable for such consideration as is specified by the Board of Directors in its sole discretion, provided the same is not inconsistent with applicable law or the provisions of these Articles or the Corporation's Bylaws. Upon receipt by the corporation of the consideration so specified, the shares of capital stock of the corporation so issued shall be deemed to be fully paid and non-assessable for all purposes. 5. KNOWN PLACE OF BUSINESS. The street address of the known place of business of the corporation shall initially be: 515 E. Main Street, Eloy, AZ 85131. Said place of business shall be subject to change hereafter in accordance with applicable law. 6. INCORPORATORS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS. The names and addresses of the incorporators and the persons who are to serve as the initial Board of Directors until the first meeting of the shareholders or until their successors are elected and qualified are: a. Mark LaPaglia, 15020 S. Capistrano Rd., Arizona City, AZ 85123; b. Steve Serda, 5426 Yale Street, Phoenix, AZ 85008. The number of persons to serve on the Board of Directors shall thereafter be fixed by the Bylaws. 7. SUB-CHAPTER S QUALIFICATION. The Incorporators intend and elect that the corporation may in all respects comply with and be qualified under the Internal Revenue Code of the United States of America, as a “Sub-Chapter S” corporation. 8. INDEMNIFICATION OF OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS. The corporation shall indemnify any person who incurs expense or liabilities by reason of the fact he or she is or was an officer, director, employee or agent of the corporation or is or was serving at the request of the corporation as a director, officer, employee or agent of another corporation, partnership, joint venture, trust or other enterprise. This indemnification shall be mandatory in all circumstances in which indemnification is permitted by law. 9. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. To the fullest extent permitted by Title 10 of the Arizona Revised Statutes, as may be amended from time to time, the personal liability to the Corporation and its stockholders for monetary damages for breach of a fiduciary duty by a Director or one who serves on a committee, board or council in an advisory capacity to the corporation is hereby eliminated. Such acts or omissions protected must be done in good faith and within the scope of the Director's official capacity. Official Capacity as used in this section is any decision, act or event undertaken by the Corporation in furtherance of the purpose or purposes for which such organization is organized. Liability of a Director is not eliminated for any of the following: (a) the amount of a financial benefit received by a director to which the director is not entitled; (b) an intentional infliction of harm on the corporation or the stockholders; (c) a violation of A.R.S. §10-833; or (d) an intentional violation of criminal law. No repeal or modification of the foregoing paragraph by the stockholders of this corporation shall adversely affect any right or protection of a Director existing at the time of such repeal or modification. 10. STATUTORY AGENT. The name and address of the initial Statutory Agent of the corporation is: Tina L. Vannucci, FITZGIBBONS LAW OFFICES, P.L.C., 1115 E. Cottonwood Lane, Suite 150, P.O. Box 11208, Casa Grande, AZ 85130-0148. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, we, the undersigned have hereunto signed our name this 23 day of April, 2012. /s/ Mark LaPaglia /s/ Steve Serda ACCEPTANCE BY STATUTORY AGENT I, Tina L. Vannucci, having been designated to act as statutory agent of Serlap Cycles, Inc., hereby consents to act in that capacity until removed or submits its resignation, in accordance with the applicable law. Dated: April 25, 2012 /s/ Tina L. Vannucci MINER Legal 5/30/12, 6/6/12, 6/13/12

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Sierra Oaks Community School has the following positions available: Teachers: 1st/2nd Grade Combined Classroom, 3rd/4th Grade Combined Classroom, 5th/6th Grade Combined Classroom. Also: School Finance – one who is responsible, but not limited to, enrollment, attendance. Please send resume and cover letter via Fax: 520-896-3101 or email: Lynn_egg@ yahoo.com

20. Help Wanted JDL Construction is currently hiring certified welders, minimum of 4 years industrial experience, SMAW/ FCAW D1.1 or Pipe Certifications, Mechanical Experience helpful. Current MSHA. Send resumes to John@ JDLConstruction.net

21. Drivers FAMILY OWNED ARIZONA BASED trucking company seeking owner operators with/without equipment. Great freight. Newer equipment. 6-figure earning potential. Competitive pay. 24/ hr driver support. Benefits. All serious inquiries will be considered. 1-877-207-4662. (AzCAN) TRAIN TO DRIVE BIG RIGS!! Southwest Truck Driving Training. Earn your CDL and get Job Placement!!! Local and OTR jobs available. Call 602-352-0704 for info. (Located in Phoenix) (AzCAN) DRIVERS: Refrigerated and Dry Van Freight. Great pay! Quarterly safety bonus! Part and full-time lanes. Hometime options. CDL-A, 3 months current OTR experience. 800-4149569 www.driveknight.com. (AzCAN)

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25. Instruction MEDICAL BILLING & Office Assistants. Candidates needed for Medical Office Job Training! No experience needed! Local job placement assistance when training is completed. HS Diploma/ GED & PC needed! 1-888-9266058. (AzCAN) MAKE MONEY NOW! Permanent Makeup Training. Lash Extensions; Advanced Esthetics; Advanced Cosmetology; Financing & Housing available. Enroll now. 520-4062088 or 1-866-355-5512 www. azpermanentmakeup.com. (AzCAN) AIRLINES ARE HIRING - Train for high paying Aviation Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified - Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance 866-3145370. (AzCAN) EARN COLLEGE DEGREE ONLINE. *Medical, *Business, *Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. Call 888-216-1541. www.CenturaOnline.com. (AzCAN)

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80. Rentals • 3 bed, 1 3/4 bath, all appliances, fenced yard, pets ok with deposit. $600 / month. • 2 bed, 1 bath with refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, microwave and washing machine, fenced backyard. $575 / month. • 3 bed, 1 bath with laundry room, stove, frig. $500/ month. • 3 bed, 1 bath, stove, frig, new ceramic flooring. $475 / month. • 3 bed, 1 bath, with large family room, Az Room, workshop, block wall. $650 / month. • 2 bed, 1 bath, with den, new wood flooring, block wall. $575 / month. • 2 bed, 1 bath, stove, frig, recently refurbished and fenced. $550 / month. • 2 bed, 1 bath, with A/C, stove, frig, washer, dryer and fence. $475 / month.

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3 BR/2 BA house with fabulous view of Santa Catalinas. Quiet neighborhood in Oracle, covered carport, office/studio and workshop. $775. No pets, no smoking. 520-896-9030

One, two and three bedroom houses with new carpet, stove and refrigerator, 385-2019

Deluxe 1, 2, & 3 bedroom apartments in Mammoth starting at $425. Water, trash, and DirecTV included. 520-487-2005

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3 home sites with lots of trees, above Mammoth post office, MH OK, each about 1/3 acre. OMC $12,500 each call Tom 520-982-0200.

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• 4217 N. Alice Dr. $500 Private location, nice views, all electric, includes water. Avail Aug. 1st • 2020 W. Paseo Redondo $650 Available 6/15/12. Spacious two bedroom with AZ Room, fenced yard, shed • 2095 Calle Encanto $800 Fenced yard • 945 W. American Ave. $700 3bd, 2ba with fenced yard, incl. well water

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• 127 W. 4th $600 Tile throughout, AC, fenced, 1/2 month’s rent off at move in • 318 Ave A $450 Recently Updated! Must See! • 628 W. 3rd Ave $500 Nice kitchen & bath, fenced, workshop, includes sewer • 1013 W. 2nd Ave $675 Lovely home with beautiful kitchen, wood floors, fenced yard, shed, AC

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1585 N CALLE ZAMORA MLS#: 21212348 Concrete block home in established neighborhood. $ 100,000

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TWO BEDROOM, 1 BATH 85600 Hussey St. Brick home on 5 acres, well maintained home on hilltop with views of the Galiuro Mountains and private well. $134,900.

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3506 Apache Joe Dr. Very nice home on 1.25 ac corner lot. 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths, split bedroom floor plan, seller just installed new front and back steps, new back door and replaced entire skirting. $54,900. Open Monday-Friday After hours or evenings call: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. MIKE GROVER ............................................ 520-471-0171 Available by appt. anytime. SHARON FLAKE ......................................... 520-483-0657 TONYA LARGENT ....................................... 520-256-1095 BILL KELLAM.............................................. 520-603-3944 EQUAL PAULA MERTEN-BROKER......................... 520-471-3085 REALTOR HOUSING

Home for sale by owner. Easy qualification $1950 down. 520-955-9597

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TWO BEDROOM, 1 BATH 123 Ave. A Clean, well kept home with enlarged kitchen, remodeled kitchen and bath, carpet/cermanic flooring, C/L fence and all appliances. $59,900. THREE BEDROOM, 1 BATH 20 Ave. A Lovely home with beautiful fenced yard. Fruit trees & large shed. Upgrades & views. Includes appliances. Backs to desert. $65,000. THREE BEDROOM, 1-3/4 BATH 201 Avenue I Pride of ownership evident in this home on large landscaped corner lot. Metal roof, A/C, wood privacy fence, 3 garages, workshop, carpet & ceramic flooring, all appliances. $126,900. 211 4th St. Garage and carport, ceramic tile in kitchen, room addition with own 1/2 bath, laundry in large hallway. $36,100. 212 Nichols Beautifully remodeled home, 2 car slump garage & workshop, room addition with Knotty Pine, Pergo flooring, Italian tile and appliances. $154,900. 627 4th Ave Vinyl siding, 200 amp service, workshop, room addition, skylights and built up front yard with retaining wall. $49,900.

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465 N CHAPARRAL STREET MLS#: 21212634 Three bedroom home with good-sized bedrooms. Carport was converted into large room with bathroom. Back porch converted to large family room with fireplace. Fenced back yard. This home has alot of potential with some TLC. $ 90,000

Oracle Listings - Homes

•Lots of privacy in this 2 bd, 2 ba. MH on 1.3 ac. covered with Oak trees, home has new roof and cooler. $79,000. •Solid brick home on 1/3 ac., with oak trees and a spacious backyard. Wood, slate and travertine floors, ceiling fans, wood burning heat. $159,000. •Excellent MH on 2.5 ac. with fantastic views, split floor plan with large MB, block skirting, covered deck. $78,500. •Lovely slump block home high on a hill with unobstructed views, 4 bd, 2 ba in pristine condition. $199,000. •Nice property for a great price. Mobile home with bedroom and bathroom on each end, large screened porch. $45,000. •Views in every direction from this lovely MH on 1.25 ac., heated swiming pool, horse property, everything you could want! $195,000. •Beautiful 2300 s.f. MH on 2.5 ac. with amazing views, plenty of room inside and out. $119,900. •Excellent business opportunity on America Ave. Office or retail space, recently updated. $39.995. •Owner will carry with with 50% down. This commercial building used as a feed store has great potential. $199,000. •Bordering National Forest on 2 sides this spacious 4 bd home has wonderful views. Rastra custom home, well and city water. $330,000.

•3bd, 1 ba home, fenced yard, in nice neighborhood, 2 car carport. $70,000. •Exceptional property. Lovely home on 3 ac., tile floors, horse property. A must see! $249,000. •Upgraded Cavco MH on 2.5 ac. on Florence Hwy., horse facilities, well, views. Only $99,000. •Spacious, well built home on top of the hill, 4-car attached garage, 3-car detached garage on 3.7 ac. $385,000. •1,500 sq. ft. MH, 2 bd/2ba, AC. Being Sold As-Is. $39,000. •Open floor plan, passive solar design, amazing views. Very secluded. $209,000. •Terrific house with wood fenced backyard, large trees in front. Two bedroom two bath with family room, formal dining or den. A must see! $109,000. •Large mobile home with large covered front and back porch, storage unit. $35,000. •MH in quiet neighborhood with large porches, fenced yard. $38,000. •’71 MH needs work, great lot, utilities in place, horse property. $49,000. •3 bdrm, 2 bath home, carport converted to large room, FP, fenced yard. $90,000. •4 bdrm, 2 bath block home in established neighborhood. $100,000.

Oracle-Land

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•3.31 ac with unbelievable views. Homes only. $150,000. •Fabulous views from this 3.3 ac. hilltop parcel, homes only area. Great Price. $139,900. •Beautilful views from this lot in Oracle, utilities at lot line, Perc test done. $69,995. •2.5 ac horse property with great views, site - built or MH. $50,000. •1.36 ac lot, homes only, good views, owner will carry. $110,000.. •REDUCED!! 3.3 ac. on Linda Vista Rd with great views, ready to build, utilities at road. $164,900. •14 to 19 ac. lots on Florence Hwy in beautifully developed Painted Sky Ranch. $185,000 to $195,000. •Beautiful hilltop views from 5 ac. parcel. Can be split. Horse property. Well Share. $89,500.

•1.25 to 10 ac., buy part or whole, has excellent well, borders State land, no financing necessary, owner will cary. $32,000 - $125,000. •20 ac. of flat usable land on Florence Highway, 2 wells, completely fenced. $189,900.. •Premium lot with boulders, 1.04 acres of outstanding views of Picacho Peak, BioShpere, Catalina Mountains plus beautiful sunrises and sunsets. $65,000. •7.14 ac. in Oracle with 360 deg. viewås. Can be split, horses allowed, MH or site built ok. $150,000. •1ac. in homes only area with fantastic views & natural features. $59,900 •1.25 ac with views of several mountain ranges, homes only area, flat usable land. $59,500.

•Affordable Green Living! 4+ acres with fabulous views and a home with many solar features. See to appreciate. $180,000 •5 bdrm on 40 ac, Redington Road, Artesian well. $250,000. •2 ac. parcel in Mammoth w/older MH & shop. Has been surveyed into 4 parcels or you can build on it. $65,000. •Almost 1/2 ac. with MH that has a lot of upgrades added recently, hanidcap ramp. $29,000. •Just under 44 acres for your own little ranch, hilltop location south of Mammoth. $344,000. •PRICED REDUCED! Hilltop views beautiful open plan, custom kitchen cabinets, SS appliances, wood burning fireplace. $125,000.

•Mammoth Bar, all equipment. $90,000 Liquor license also available. Call for details. •3ac. with like new Cavco MH, lots of mature trees and space. $49,000. •Historic Mercer Ranch, HQ parcel, 47 ac., remodeled home, corrals, hay barn, hanger & airstip., great well. $295,000. •Secluded area with great views, being sold as is for value of 1.3 acres. $39,000. •3-lots to choose from. Hill top views shared well, horse property, leveled off areas for home sites. Two lots $50,000 each & one lot $70.000. •2 parcels on the east side of the San Pedro River near Sacaton. 2 - 40 ac. parcel for $120,000.

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San Manuel Miner, San Manuel, Arizona

May 30, 2012

Oracle Ridge Copper hosts community meeting By John Hernandez On Wednesday, May 23, the Oracle Community Center was the scene of an open house meeting sponsored by Oracle Ridge Copper to acquaint the public with the Oracle Ridge Copper Project. Oracle Ridge Mining, LLC will operate the underground mine project. Michael Racy, Project

consultant spoke and gave an overview of the project. Some of the issues he touched upon included the plans to have the mine open by the end of 2013. The mine will employ more than 200 people when in full production with the average salary being around $65,000 a year. The life of the mine is projected at 11 years

with the possibility of a longer life if more mineral discoveries occur which can be profitable. The copper grade for the ore is 2.3 percent which is a high grade ore. Approximately 140 tons of copper concentrate would be produced per day. The public members in attendance were allowed to ask questions or make

comments by filling out a comment form before the start of the meeting. Some of the answers given for the questions follow: Traffic on the road will be along the Black Hills Mine Road and a short segment of Old Mount Lemmon Road from the mine. Five to seven highway haul trucks will make the round trip daily.

Workers will be driven to and from work in vans from San Manuel to limit traffic on the road. They will hire local as much as possible. They mentioned the possibility of teaming with Central Arizona College to provide training for workers if needed. Oracle Ridge Mine, LLC is a responsible community member and gives back to the community. (Oracle Ridge recently gave $15,000 to Tri-Community non-profits). Oracle Ridge will provide jobs in the community and an economic stimulus to the area. It is expected that experienced workers from other parts of the country will stay in the local communities. The Oracle Ridge Copper Project is in the permitting and detail stage for resuming operations. Environmental impact studies are being done. Oracle Ridge Mining, LLC says they will use state of the art best available

Garcia, December 27, 1948 – November 20, 1967 Continued from Page 16 Arthur Martinez Garcia, April 15, 1947 – February 07, 1970 Norman Ray Garrett, June 23, lost him. It was just going 1942 – February 15, 1965 to be my sisters, our aunt Tony R. Arriaga, October 07, and uncle, Edna Mae and 1938 – May 06, 1966 Harry Hendrickson, and our NOTE: Sergeant Tony cousins Judy and Jeanne Arriaga is not listed on the Hendrickson. But Judy and San Manuel High School Edna Mae spread the word Memorial plaque as he left around Oracle. We were so school around 1959. Tony touched to see a line of people grew up in Tiger and lived in making their way up that San Manuel for a while. He dusty, rocky, cemetery road to enlisted in the U.S. Army and join us. It was an amazing and while stationed in Hawaii meaningful day! met and married a Hawaiian Note: Stephanie is the girl. When he was killed, he younger sister of Mark was survived by his wife who Bateman. She now lives in was eight months pregnant Prescott, Arizona. and their three children. He is REST IN PEACE: buried on the island of Oahu Mark Andrew Bateman, May in Waipahu, Hawaii. Some of 03, 1947 – October 03, 1967 his family was still living in Allen Wade Ingram, the Tri-Community at the time December 12, 1949 – of his death. September 09, 1968 “GREATER LOVE Gary Everett Graves, April HATH NO MAN THAN 10, 1948 – November 11, THIS, THAT A MAN LAY 1968 DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS Juan (Johnny) Manuel FRIENDS.”

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demonstrated control technology practices including dry-stack tailings and liner systems, water reclamation, site water management, and groundwater monitoring. The underground mine is located on Marble Peak in the Catalina Mountains at an elevation of 6,400 feet. It is in Pima County. More public hearings will be held as environmental studies are completed and permits obtained. You can learn more about the mine by visiting www. oracleridgecopper.com. Questions and comments are welcome anytime. Questions and comments submitted by June 7, 2012, will be included on the summary of the public meeting. Submit your questions or comments to Melissa Anguiz, Community Outreach, 2540 North Tucson Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85716; phone: 520-327-6077, ext. 107; fax: 520-327-4687; email: Melissa@gordleygroup. com.

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