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    • Boxing club offers free tutoring, inspires kids to set goals through education and fitness
      In a world where sports are glorified, a Valley gym is trying to teach kids grades before sports.Gene Lewis Boxing Club requires its kids to hit the books before they hit the ring.The Mesa boxing club is popular with both kids and adults because the club offers free tutoring for children and their parents.
    • School backers want special legislative session on funding
      The action came amid growing signs that majority Republicans in the House and Senate may be inclined to come back to address growing public anger over the state of Arizona's schools. The advocates and Republican leaders remain at odds over how to boost school funding, which is among the lowest per pupil in the nation.
    • Man shoots self while trying to show gun wouldn't fire
      A 23-year-old Phoenix man is in critical condition after shooting himself in the head while trying to show that a handgun could not be fired while he had the safety mechanism engaged.
    • Pei Wei serves up lunch to hundreds of Valley students
      Every day thousands of Arizonans go hungry because they can't afford or don't have access to food. But on Thursday some Valley students didn't have to worry about going hungry. Hundreds of kids at Loma Linda Elementary in Phoenix ate for free, thanks to a popular restaurant chain.
    • YCSO identifies man shot, killed by deputy
      That Yavapai County Sheriff's Office on Thursday identified the man shot and killed by a deputy as Arthur Edward Bates. It was a friend of his who original contacted authorities late Wednesday afternoon."She had just spoken with him on the phone and he shared his intent to commit suicide," YCSO spokesman Dwight D’Evelyn said in […]
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    Buckeye seeking applicants for Citizen Police Academy

    The Buckeye Police Department is offering the opportunity to learn first-hand about the structure of the police department and police operation through its Citizen Police Academy. The academy will run from 6 to 8:30pm Wednesdays for nine weeks beginning September 2 at the Coyote Branch of the Library, Sundance Crossings 21699W. Yuma Rd. One Saturday More

    Buckeye Little League to Host 2 State Tournaments

    Arizona State Little League will be playing out 2 tournaments in Buckeye during the month of July. Tournaments will start on July 11th and run through July 23rd at Earl Edgar Recreational Facility. Games begin at 6 pm and will include 8 junior softball teams (ages 13-14) and 14 baseball teams(ages 10-11), totalling 264 kids. More

    Buckeye Public Library Holding ‘Food For Fines’

    The Buckeye Public Library will be accepting non-perishable food items, in lieu of cash, for fine payments. Every non-perishable item will reduce fine amounts by $1, up to a maximum of $50. Items will be given to food banks in the area, including All Faith Community Services. No homemade, expired, damaged, opened or glass container More

    Texas Hold’em at St. Henry Catholic Church

    There will be a Texas Hold’em tournament held at St. Henry Catholic Church on June 12th, 2015. Registration begins at 6:00pm , tournament begins at 7:00pm. $25.00 buy in – A minimum of $200.00 in cash prizes + assorted gift cards A taco bar will be available St. Henry Catholic Church is located at: 24750 More

    Buckeye Library Programs

    Downtown Library programs – 310 N. 6th Street Monday, June 01, 2015 Computer Class 10:00-11:30 Come into the library and learn the basics of operating a computer. Please call 623-349-6300 for more information.  *Registration is required. Tuesday, June 02, 2015 Superhero Academy 2:00 pm Registration required for the superhero academy. Week one of a 9 More