Let Senator Jeff Flake know of your concerns. Mary Baumbach, a member of Flake’s staff will hold office hours at the Adult Center of Prescott on Rosser Street to help residents with any problems they may be having with federal agencies such as Social Security, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration. This is also an opportunity for residents to get messages to the Senator. Baumbach will be available from 9 to 11 Monday morning. No appointments are necessary. If you can’t make it to this event but want a question about a Federal agency, problem or decision answered, call Senator Flake’s Phoenix office at (602) 840-1891.
Learn how to be prepared in case of emergencies. The annual Community Preparedness Fair will be held in the Prescott Valley Event Center parking lot from 10 to 2 tomorrow. Booth and demonstrations include stay alive tips from the Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority, infant, youth and adult CPR instruction; emergency first aid and how the American Red Cross can help. Attendees can also learn about the secrets of emergency food storage, soap making, Dutch oven cooking and how to make a water purification kit, a 72 hour grab and go kit and a solar oven. There’s no admission charge for the Community Preparedness Fair.
A Laveen, Arizona man has been arrested after he displayed some bizarre behavior in Cottonwood. On Wednesday afternoon just before 5, Cottonwood Police responded to a disorderly call in the area of Highway 89A and Cove Parkway. Sergeant Tod Moore says dispatch had received calls of a man punching signs and throwing rocks at cars. As the suspect ran away, he began picking up large rocks and throwing them over fences. Moore explains the man was taken into custody with the help of a Yavapai County Sheriff’s Deputy. The man was originally booked into jail on numerous charges as John Doe. He was later identified as 45 year old Lonnie Hogan.