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.
The 19th century story Chicken Little is about a chicken, who after being hit by either a falling leaf or an acorn, sounds the alarm that “the sky is falling.”
Senior night spotlight on Cori Barnett
Cori Barnett wiped away tears as she prepared to play the final game of her volleyball career at Wilson Dome on Tuesday night.
We have been ill-served by the legislators we send down to Phoenix from Northern Gila County.
Thank goodness this year’s election is just around the corner and the profusion of more-negative-than-ever campaign advertising will come to an end.
There are a number of powerful arguments supporting the school override. I would like to suggest one additional argument that hasn’t been considered.
The Rim Country boasted several students performing well in Arizona High School Rodeo Association events at the state fair on Oct. 23 and in Wickenburg on Oct. 24-25, and an Arizona Junior High Rodeo Association event in Wickenburg Oct. 24-25.
Deciding on who to vote for in the school board election is actually very simple.
The Riff-Raff Club of Pine/Strawberry would like to thank all the businesses, community and club members for donations of prizes and helping make our annual Rifle Raffle a success.
LAKESIDE – Nathan Miles ran for 178 yards and three touchdowns and Tristen Johnson rushed for 118 yards and two scores as Lakeside Blue Ridge beat visiting Payson 41-17 in football on Oct. 24.
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.
Boys host soccer playoff game at 2 p.m. Saturday
An 8-1 loss in the much-anticipated rematch with mighty Chino Valley last Thursday wasn’t exactly how the Longhorns hoped to end the boys soccer regular season, but that’s just the way it went and now Payson looks to build on a strong campaign in the Division 4 state tournament.
The Payson Unified School District Board moved to agree to the sale and refunding of capital improvement bonds.
More Than A Game
No one said this was going to be easy.
Tips for fall color treks
The fall months with the last days of Indian summer offer the hiker and other outdoor enthusiasts perfect weather conditions to view the changing colors of the leaves before the winter snows arrive.
There was a beautiful bull elk and a herd of cows and their young that wandered the area between Northwoods and Houston Mesa Road. This was a sight may people enjoyed.
People of Payson beware of fraudulent money orders. I was presented with a United States Postal Service money order.
I recently attended a Tea Party meeting and was quite surprised that I was in complete agreement with much of what I heard.
Hi, I’m Tom O’Halleran, a candidate for Arizona Senate, Legislative District 6. Wait, wait. I’m not THAT Tom O’Halleran.
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.