How to Get Rid of Grasshoppers: Jerome AZ Citizens Give Advice

During a grasshopper infestation in Jerome, Arizona in the early 1980’s, I asked our local town gardeners what to do. Now I know why some people describe Jerome as a town of 400 people and1000 opinions.

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Jesus and the Thieves: the First of the Big Jerome Pot Busts

The night after the Verde Independent came out with its sensational headline—Chief Accused of Drug Trafficking”— three men stole into the churchyard of the Holy Family Catholic church. One of the men propped a ladder on the shoulders of the former store mannequin that had been fashioned into the bloody replica of Jesus Christ. A man climbed up and nailed a new crown on Jesus’ head: a large wooden marijuana leaf that was painted a flamboyant green.

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Kate Wolf Meets Katie Lee: Fires Burning Bright in Old Jerome.

In 1983, the late singer songwriter Kate Wolf visited Jerome, Arizona.Kate gave a concert in Jerome’s old Episcopal Church and met writer/singer/wilderness activist Katie Lee. The women became instant friends, a mutual spark between two very remarkable artists.

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Definitions of Jerome AZ in the Seventies and Eighties

How the Jerome AZ community defined itself or envisioned itself was as quirky and fun as its residents. My favorite graphics were the imaginative ones on the front cover of a magazine called “The Jerome Times,” published in the eighties with fabulous covers of Jerome as a spaceship or ashram. Here are some of my favorites.definitions of Jerome.

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