By Gulsen Ozdemir
-Historic Steam Locomotive-
A historic steam locomotive has started its journey in Arizona to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad. Union Pacific’s Big Boy 4014 departed Yuma and is headed for Casa Grande. The train weighs 1.2 million pounds and was built by 1941. Big Boy 4014 will be rolling through the state until Saturday before arriving in New Mexico. For the train schedule go to: up.com/heritage/steam/schedule.
(Source: azfamily.com, Date: 10/16/2019, Photo Courtesy: Union Pacific Railroad)
Border Patrol in Tucson has arrested two men who were caught smuggling 32 people into the country. They were found in a semitrailer that was 47 degrees inside.The White House sent a tweet about the incident saying that ”smuggling humans in commerical vehicles is not onlt unlawful: It places the passengers in extreme danger.”
(Source: CBP Arizona, Date: October 16, 2019, Photo Courtesy: Twitter/@WhiteHouse)
-Navajo County Assistant Manager Retires-
Paul Watson served Navajo County for 31 years, and worked both as the Economic Development Director and Assistant Manager. Watson has said that he will miss the friendship with colleagues, and that he will be working in a consulting capacity within the county.
(Source: tribunenewsnow.com, Date: October 15, 2019, Photo Courtesy: tribunenewsnow.com)
-TODAY IN HISTORY-
- Maine and Plymouth are incorporated in Massachusetts, 1691
- General Ulysses S. Grant is named Union Commander of the West, 1863
- An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.9 strikes San Francisco Bay Area. 67 People are killed and the damage is estimated to be $10 billion, 1989
Check out this gem! These blue waters attract so many tourists, and only a limited number of people are allowed at a time. Havasu Falls is located in Havasupai Indian Reservation, near Grand Canyon National Park.
(Photo Courtesy: golakehavasu.com)
By Bill McGuire
Mogollon High School Mustangs Facing Joseph City Wildcats
TONIGHT AT 7:00 THE #7 MOGOLLON MUSTANGS TRAVEL TO TAKE ON #10 JOSEPH CITY IN THE LAST REGULAR SEASON GAME. THE MUSTANGS SIT AT 5 – 3 RECORD WHILE THE WILDCATS ARE AT 4 – 3. THIS GAME POSSIBLY HAS A LOT RIDINNG ON IT FOR THE PLAYOFFS. THE TOP 12 TEAMS ARE INVITED TO THE STATE TOURNAMENT. MUSTANGS WIN WOULD PROBABLY KEEP THEM AT #7 BUT POSSIBLY DROP THE WILDCATS FROM TOP TWELVE. WILDCATS WIN, COULD PUSH JOE CITY ABOVE THE MUSTANGS IN THE RANKING. IF THE PLAYOFFS STARTED TODAY #7 WOULD HOST #10, IN WHICH THE MUSTANG WOULD STILL TAKE ON JOSEPH CITY BUT WOULD BE PLAYING HERE. AS LONG AS THE MUSTANGS COULD HOLD ON THE #7 SPOT THEY WILL BE HOSTING FIRST GAME OF THE PLAYOFFS AGAINST WHOMEVER IS #10 IN THE RANKINGS. AS MUCH AS IMPORTANCE IS ON THIS GAME FOR BOTH TEAMS AND BEING ON THE ROAD, WHY DON’T YOU MAKE THE 2HR TRIP AND SUPPORT THESE MUSTANGS, CUZ YOU KNOW THEY WILL BE SUPPORTING THE WILDCATS.
GAME 5 A.L.C.S.
The New York Yankees facing elimination, in a “must win or pack up and go home” game will have to do it against A.L. Cy Young front runner, the ageless Justin Verlander. Tonight 4:00 p.m. on FS1.
More N.Y. Yankees – When C.C. Sabathia exited Game 4 with a shoulder injury, he was taken off the N.Y. post-season roster, ending a storied career.