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PHS volleyball pushed out of state tourney

Despite winning its final three games and finishing at No. 16 in the power rankings, Payson’s volleyball team just missed qualifying for the 16-team Division 3 state tournament because of a rule awarding automatic berths to the five section champions.

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Payson gets a cut

Voter approval of excise tax would provide $800,000 annually for roads

For the first time in its 20-year history, the Town of Payson may receive a chunk of the half-cent transportation excise tax if voters agree to extend it.

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Board to save taxpayers money

The Payson Unified School District Board moved to agree to the sale and refunding of capital improvement bonds.

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Library lands $5,000 Suns’ grant

Rattlin' the Rim

Phoenix Suns announcer Al Mc Coy is well known for his catch phrases that include “Zing go the strings” and “Swish-a-roo for two” when Phoenix scores.

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Magical characters appear on Halloween

DJ's Music Trivia

A longtime fall tradition, the Town of Payson’s annual Trunk or Treat Festival will again be held this Halloween Friday evening on Main Street from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m in front of and in the parking lot of the Ox Bow Saloon. This year’s title sponsor is Chili’s Restaurant.

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Halloween hayride hits all Creek’s favorite haunts

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek is a month into fall with the weather just nice as can be. The days are warm and cool nights invite folks to gather ’round a campfire.

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The United States Marines

Your Turn

As I write this it is Thursday Oct 2, 2014. Yesterday, as I read the Roundup I noticed a letter inviting everyone to attend the annual celebration of the founding of the United States Marine Corps.

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Candidate vows to get ‘dark money’ answers

APS accountability – key issue for ACC candidate Holway

Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) candidate Jim Holway, received numerous rounds of applause for his position on holding APS accountable for spending dark money in the election at the Oct. 23 Payson Tea Party meeting.

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Secretary of state candidates seek more dark money disclosure

PHOENIX – With shadowy nonprofit groups expected to spend millions this year to influence Arizona voters without disclosing the sources of their money, both candidates for the state office overseeing elections are offering plans to address the practice.

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Kaitie’s Closet still helping families

Kaitie’s Closet will be moving into a new building next week located at 814 N. Beeline Highway.

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Strike up the band

An insider’s view of a Pride of Payson competition

The band stood at attention on the field, instruments poised to play.

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Governor candidates share priorities, differences for approaching immigration

PHOENIX – The two major-party candidates for Arizona governor agree on a few things when it comes to the contentious issue of immigration:

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PHS football team drops to No. 16 in power rankings

The playoffs are on the line at 7 p.m. Friday at Payson High School as the Longhorns host Show Low in the final football game of the regular season

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Community Garden celebrates harvest

About 60 people attended the annual Payson Community Gar­den potluck dinner.