State issues warnings for drivers as tropical storm approaches
Following last week’s record rainfall in the Phoenix metropolitan area which also dumped an inch of rain in Payson, the Arizona Department of Transportation is preparing for another tropical storm this week likely to cause flooding to several regions of the state.
Coming together for beloved librarian
Only in Payson would the community rally in less than 24 hours to mourn and honor a friend and teacher. But the students of Payson Unified School District did just that to honor Julia Randall Elementary School (JRE) Librarian Joanne Clawson after she passed away at her home on Sept. 11 after a five-year battle with breast cancer.
Bomb threat escape attempt?
A man who briefly escaped from a Maricopa County Jail two years ago now has made strange bomb threats directed at the Gila County courthouses, say authorities.
Monday went from sunny and bright to gloomy and thunderous by the afternoon.
The next Payson Blood Drive is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 18 at Payson Regional Medical Center, 807 S. Ponderosa.
The Rim Country Chapter of the Arizona Archaeological Society will host speaker Jane Kolber this Saturday.
According to the “Old Farmers’ Almanac,” winter of 2014 will begin early and be a hard one.
The Humane Society of Central Arizona is very pleased to provide a low-cost spay and neuter clinic.
Day 96 and mile 2,241. That is how far veteran Marine sniper Justin Kuhel had come Friday when he walked through Payson on a cross-country journey to raise money and awareness for wounded veterans.
Students sing anthem and tell of its origin
Payson Elementary School (PES) participated in the 200th birthday of the National Anthem by singing “The Star-Spangled Banner” again and again.
Michele Davidson, the Payson High School (PHS) librarian, hopes the community will help the PHS library purchase new books through an online fundraising push from Sept. 15 to Oct. 10.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service granted threatened species status recently to northern Mexican and narrow-headed garter snakes, saying the animals in Arizona and New Mexico could be in danger of extinction.
Instructor Debra Speaks will be teaching BUS 205, Computerized Accounting with QuickBooks, beginning Sept. 10 at Gila Community College Payson Campus.
A long ways from Leupp perched on the edge of Water Dropping Down
We missed it.