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Richard “Dick” Bingham

Richard Kay “Dick” Bingham was born on May 28th, 1931 to Richard and Euphrasia Foote Bingham.  He had six siblings. A sister named Geneva and…


Johnny Roger Ruiz, Jr

Johnny Roger Ruiz, Jr., known by many as Jay, of Clifton, entered into rest Sunday, August 12, 2018, at the Mt. Graham Regional Medical Center….


Lawrence Derrell Elmer

On August 24, 2018, Lawrence Derrell Elmer, 83, joyously reunited with the love of his life, Jacquelynn Jean, who preceded him in death.  These Safford…


Eva Reyes Merino

Eva Reyes Merino, 55, of Tucson, passed into eternity on Sunday, August 26, 2018.  She was born August 14, 1963 in Morenci, Arizona to Mike…


Eugene Charles Tyson

Eugene Charles Tryon was born in Montevideo, Minnesota, on June 11, 1921, to Loretta and Clarence Eugene Tryon. He passed away peacefully at home in…




Why we celebrate Labor Day

Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American…



Small package; big results

THATCHER, Ariz. — Everyone has heard that dynamite comes in small packages. Taylor Hollestelle, from Morenci, makes that statement come to life. With a humble…