“It is often the worse call they’ll make on the worst day of their life,” said Alison Murphy, Payson Police Department dispatch supervisor.
Each afternoon, Rim Country residents eagerly watch the clouds build, then sigh in disappointment as they dissipate with little rain.
In response to “the letter to the editor” in last Tuesday’s paper regarding the “downfall of SCAF” sent in by Ben Arnald.
Outdoors Under the Rim
If you are an outdoor person, there seems to be a season for everything. Well, by mid-July it is time to get the old berry bucket off the shelf in the garage. As with the wildlife, the spring rains have really given a boost to the plant life, especially the blackberry bushes under the Rim. This year could be a real bumper crop with lots of fruit ripening on the vine from now until Labor Day.
Southeastern Louisiana Univ. to induct softball standout into Hall of Fame
Will Dunman remembers Rachel Ray Fitzgerald’s work ethic during her four seasons with the Payson High varsity softball team.
The Hellsgate Fire Department needs to call 911.
The first responsibility of our elected officials is to “protect its citizens.”
After submitting her name to the Arizona Diamondbacks, Payson’s Jennalea Miller, 7, (fourth from the right) was randomly picked to be a participant in “Subway Kids Take the Field” prior to the Diamondbacks’ game against the Milwaukee Brewers on July 26 at Chase Field.
Dear candidates for public office:
Our Founding Fathers established three branches of our government in an effort to insure a check and balance system so no branch could become more powerful than the other two.
Safety tips offered in wake fatality
Arizona waterways are teeming with activity and the Arizona Game and Fish Department reminds all boaters to ensure a safe boating experience by remaining vigilant when out on the water.
The Payson Book Festival was wonderful! Congratulations and thanks to the planning committee and sponsors!
I would like to thank the volunteers for the Humane Society of Central Arizona.
Listen to the teachers.
Andy McKinney did a great job in his article, “Read all about it” covering the Payson Book Festival.
Registration is open now through Aug. 28 for the Payson Parks and Recreation Department’s Youth Fall Soccer season.
Property values rise; tax rate unchanged
Gila County’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year will drop by $2.5 million — nearly 3 percent.
Class sizes may exceed 30 without another teacher
Flanked by all but one of the Payson Elementary School kindergarten teachers, Jane Pond and Sylvia Sandoval on July 27 begged the Payson Unified School District board to add another kindergarten teacher to the staff.
Rim Country Motor Sports in Star Valley will celebrate its grand opening from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1 at its new location, 4208 E. Highway 260.
Rescuers brought a Payson man back to his vehicle Thursday after he got lost on the Barnhardt Trail.