Thursday, September 27
I would like to thank all the following people who donated their time, equipment, and services to the Northern Gila County Fair's Horse Show.
A love that has endured decades will be consummated in marriage Saturday evening at Green Valley Park.
After finishing 1-1-1 in pool play of the Third Annual Queen Creek Invitational Boys Soccer Tournament, the Payson Longhorns rebounded to win three consecutive games and the championship of the event's consolation bracket.
By virtue of winning their age/sex group division at the Payson edition of the Punt, Pass and Kick competition, seven local youths have qualified to participate in the Sectional Championships to be held Nov. 3 in Northern Arizona University Walkup Skydome in Flagstaff.
Competing without senior Cole Newbold, who has quit the team, the Longhorn boys cross country team had to settle for a second-place finish at a four-way meet held Sept. 19 at Phoenix Mountain View Park.
The Lady Longhorn cross country team now knows who its chief competition will be for the Class 3A Arizona State championship.
Flush with a freshly invigorated sense of patriotism, millions of Americans are marching into tattoo parlors, plunking down anywhere from $75 to $150, and having their bodies emblazoned with star-spangled banners, eagles, patriotic slogans and other permanent reminders of the events of Sept. 11.
A line truck was stolen from the Arizona Public Service yard on West Longhorn Road sometime Tuesday night.
Payson High will climax its homecoming week celebration tonight by hosting the Snowflake Lobos on the gridiron.
While it may not go down in the annals of Payson Town Council history as one of the bigger issues that body has faced, the matter of what to do about the ducks and geese in Green Valley Park was an interesting study in participatory democracy.
Ask Gila County residents how they feel about barking dogs and you'll get plenty of feedback more than 100 minutes worth, to be precise.
The ducks won one and lost one Thursday evening at the Payson Town Council meeting.
The Arizona State Fiddlers' Contest will be held in Payson this weekend at the Payson Event Center.
Patsy R. Ittner, 74, of Payson, died, Sept. 23, 2001. She was born Sept. 21, 1927, in Phoenix.
Q: We just received our sewer bill and wonder how it can be raised 3.5 percent, from $45 to $46.50? Do they have to go into session to do this? Can they just do it any time they want?
I was pleased to see the Door Stop Job Fair was such an overwhelming success with over 200 locals applying for the 60 good jobs Jim Hill is bringing to Payson.
Dorothy Jackson, 76, of Tonto Basin, died, Sept. 26, 2001, in Tonto Basin. She was born Nov. 5, 1924, in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
May I comment at some length about the hue and cry raised by a goodly number of letters-to-the-Editor readers railing against the water petition being circulated by a multitude of private citizens?
The founder of the Gillette Corporation, Kin Gillette, built his empire using pretty much the same device that the Town
Payson Area Habitat for Humanity wishes to thank the following for their assistance with the Sunday, Sept. 16 dedication of the seventh Payson Habitat house:
Sept. 15, my husband, Andrew, won the Judge's Choice ribbon at the Northern Gila County Fair in Pine for the cactus he grew.
To all of my wonderful friends and neighbors who were so caring and loving during my recent illness.
The "pink ladies" from the Mogollon Health Alliance are in need of donations of furniture, appliances, household items and clothing for their Almost New Shop at 304 E. Aero.
Thank you to all the Christopher Creek Water Company customers for their patience, understanding and cooperation during the recent outages. Offers of help were also much appreciated.
Student government at Payson High School also know as "Stugo" will be sponsoring a benefit steak dinner as part of this evening's homecoming activities. The meal will be held from 4 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. in the Rim Country Middle School cafeteria.
Anna Mae Deming is not a contemporary of American colonist John Campanius Holm, the man for whom the award bestowed on her by the National Weather Service was named.
Harold Eugene "Bud" Recard, 70, of Forest Lakes, died Sept. 25, 2001. He was born Dec. 23, 1930, in Hamiltonban, Pa. and had been a part-time resident of Forest Lakes since 1980 and full-time since 1996.
After the shock of the unimaginable started to wear off and the reality set in, I think many of us certainly myself were feeling great sorrow, massive confusion and overwhelming fear.
Monday, September 24
While the Town Council voted 7-0 to endorse Mayor Schum's county supervisor redistricting plan, it is doubtful our proposal will ever be approved by the existing Gila County supervisors.
It's not often that Payson High School's running phenom Whitney Hardt takes a back seat to an opponent.
A 62-0 lambasting of Tuba City Friday evening in Longhorn stadium might have been just the remedy the PHS football team needed before it takes on longtime arch rival Snowflake in a homecoming showdown.
After watching the Longhorn freshman football team wreak havoc on its foes by scores to 33-6 (St. Johns), 61-0 (Wickenburg), 44-0 (Queen Creek) and 35-0 (Phoenix Christian), veteran observers are wondering if this might be the best freshman team in the history of Payson High.
In light of the horrendous tragedy that occurred Sept. 11, I would like to pass on some thoughts.
Q: Around the first of the year, some Payson High School students had the idea to open the gym for recreational purposes a couple nights a week. What is the status of that project?
The ducks and geese of Green Valley Park waddle to the fore at 6 p.m. Thursday evening as the woman who revealed their plight takes her case before the Payson Town Council.
The Payson Youth Organization's Third Annual "Tee Hee" Golf Tournament was a big success again this year.
"When I gave my little farewell speech, I said, 'I turn this gavel over with a certain amount of regret, because I really have enjoyed the position," said Judy Buettner, the now-exited, three-and-a-half-year president of the Library Friends of Payson. Buettner has resigned the position to run for a seat on the town council.
"Why don't you turn on a few lights in here?"
If you follow Payson High School's Longhorn varsity football games, you are certainly familiar with Jeremy Greenberg. At 6-feet tall and 190 pounds, this young man promises to be a major force for the Longhorns this year.
The Lady Longhorn soccer team is doing more than its fair share to make the campaign an exciting one for Rim country fans.
Frankie Marie Stiner, 36, was taken into custody Sunday morning on charges of attempted murder. Stiner was wanted in connection with the Sept. 18 stabbing of Star Valley resident Anita Lee.
When Rim country residents Tauna Despain and Deana Barr heard a New York City rescue worker on TV saying some relief items were still in short supply, they sprang into action.
On Monday, Sept. 17, due to the tragic events at the World Trade Center, and the Pentagon, the Recall Sen. John McCain Committee decided to halt our petition campaign. The chairman's statement can be read at www.recallmccain.org
It's stunning how quickly life can change the moment a handful of fanatics choose to act on their warped beliefs.
Tuesday, Sept. 11, while many New York firefighters lost their lives in the rubble of the World Trade Center, 17 Payson area firefighters cast a vote to unite with their "brothers and sisters" across the nation.
The precise direction Payson will take in the future could well depend on the input of 60 people and one of them could be you.
Friday, September 21
Vertielee Floyd has been the director of Payson's 31-year-old Old Time Fiddlers' Contest since the very first festival in 1976 except, the septuagenarian said, "when I took some time out so I could have a heart valve replaced 16 years ago. It's still ticking away!"
Thursday, September 20
"Movie Madness" is the theme for this year's Payson High School's homecoming celebration which kicks off Monday.
An unknown person is causing havoc in the TV studio that is home to the hit soap opera "As the Heart Burns."
President Bush delivered a firm, powerful message Thursday as he spoke to a joint session of Congress and the nation.
A few people in Payson are using their own interpretation of the words "safe yield," as it is stated in the "Town of Payson Ground Water Management 2001 Status Report," dated April 12, 2001, prepared by Michael Ploughe of the Town of Payson Water Department, for their own agenda.
Q: To whom or where do the proceeds go from the new Goodwill store? I hear they're just split between employees. Is that true?
The only truly Town Hall gathering in Payson is open to all comers. I am speaking, of course of the Citizen's Awareness Committee (CAC).
In our sorrow and anger, as we pray for the victims and their families, let us not forget that as a nation we tolerate the killing of approximately 4,700 innocent pre-born American children every day by the violence of abortion.
The Northern Gila County Historical Society would like to address an issue that has come to our attention. The question being, why are we not flying our flag at half-staff during these tragic times in American history?
"This place is really gonna be uptown," James Kennedy said, as he renovates his new restaurant and bar.
These Payson students could have slept in for an extra hour Wednesday morning. They could have spent those 60 minutes watching television, chatting with friends or just goofing off.
Renee Ringwald and Joseph Martin, both of Payson, announce their engagement.
The Payson Fire Department responded to a house fire at the 400 block of South Bassett Street Wednesday night. The first alarm was called in at 8:05 p.m., and when fire units arrived, they found a singlewide, manufactured home ablaze.
For most Rim country residents, the terrible events that unfolded Tuesday, Sept. 11, were tempered by distance and by the fact that acts of terrorism are much more likely to occur in major population centers.
If you want to build a dynasty, you start from the ground up.
The American Flag can be seen flying in Payson everywhere you look, from car antennas to rooftops.
In a recent "Strange But True" column in this publication, several weird phobias were mentioned.
Floyd Franklin Bellows, 90, of Payson, died Sept. 19, 2001 in Payson. He was born Jan. 7, 1911 in Cresco, Iowa.
A benefit trout tournament that should be fun for all will be held Oct. 6 at Woods Canyon Lake, 30 miles east of Payson off Highway 260.
When preseason drills began in early August, the Lady Longhorns were projected to have the athletes necessary to carry the team to its first state cross country championship.
The Lady Longhorn volleyball team's performance in the 3A East regional tournament wasn't the stuff first-year coach Chris Schwind had her sights set on.
The opportunity to regain respectability on the state's prep football scene awaits the Longhorns tonight in PHS Stadium.
Monday, September 17
Shaking off the sobering effects of watching their country under attack, the Payson Longhorn football team took out its frustrations Friday evening on the Holbrook Roadrunners.
Payson High School's sophomore running sensation, Whitney Hardt, sprinted her way to a first-place finish at the 3.2-mile Four Corners Invitational meet Saturday at Flagstaff's Buffalo Park.
When the Longhorn boys soccer team takes to the Rumsey Park field tomorrow against Show Low, the players will be battling for their playoff life.
It has been over a week since neighbors last saw 85-year-old Ernest Gaither. He was reported missing to the Payson Police Department Sept. 11. A neighbor of his near Green Valley Park last saw Gaither at about noon Sunday, Sept. 9.
Payson's Green Valley Park was recently named Best Public Improvement Project for Arizona Main Streets at the Governor's Rural Development Conference in Nogales.
When I first joined the staff of the Payson Roundup 11 years ago, I knew I was in over my head. I knew I had many of the qualities of a good reporter instinct, an inquiring mind, strong work ethic and a love of writing but had never actually been a reporter before.
Mayor Ray Schum's recent decision to not seek re-election was a recent topic in the Roundup's guest commentary.
We at the Payson Humane Society wanted to thank you for running the article about the Payson Humane Society's new Spay and Neutering Program.
I know that you are personally, physically many miles from New York and the other places of devastation, but felt compelled to send my sympathy to you and your fellow countrymen following this most horrible day in history.
It is very difficult to express the horror with which we saw and heard the dreadful news about the terrorist's attack on the United States yesterday.
Thanks for the information you provide on the Internet.
Christopher Fraga has this thing about animals.
Jason Gartner and Amy Eaton will be married Saturday, Sept. 22 in the Mesa Temple.
Fern Joan Huff, 65, of Payson, died Sept. 16, 2001 in Payson. She was born May 30, 1936 in Jackson, Mich.
Arthur William Wetzler, 86, of Jake's Corner died Sept. 15, 2001, at Jake's Corner. He was born Nov. 8, 1914, in Buckeye, Ariz.
James Wilson, 83, of Payson died Sept. 5, 2001, in Phoenix. He was born Oct. 9, 1918, in Middlesboro, Ky., to John and Rose Wilson. He was one of four children.
President Bush's admonition last week to those who would commit hate crimes came too late to stop Payson resident Richard Paul Hughes II from being arrested for just such an incident only hours after Tuesday's attack on New York and Washington by suspected Arab terrorists.
Payson's three elementary schools have been removed from the beat of the district's sole School Resource Officer due to the "double-edged" nature of a grant administered by the Payson Unified School District, Lt. Don Engler of the Payson Police Department said.
As President Bush led a moment of silence at the White House Tuesday morning exactly one week to the minute after the first terrorist strike at the World Trade Center U.S. officials awaited word from Afghanistan's Islamic spiritual leaders on the future of prime suspect Osama bin Laden.
Don't tell Kristy Sauder that the Rim country is hopelessly unfashionable.
Reading your latest article on The Great Payson Tonto National Forest Water Exploration Saga, you quote Buzz Walker as stating: "This isn't about agriculture anymore," and "Agriculture has been replaced by development."
Q: Why is the road department trying to put the Mandarin House out of business by building that ridiculous entryway that they have?
Victories over longtime rival and traditional prep powerhouse Snowflake are the sweetest triumphs in Rim country sports outings.
Saturday, September 15
BANK ONE BALLPARK
Patti Christensen and Karen McClanahan have a whole lot in common.
The answer to the Rim country's water problem is so disarmingly simple, it's amazing we didn't think of it years ago.
Thursday, September 13
As Rim country motorists lined up at gasoline-station pumps Wednesday, expecting a Y2K-style gas shortage in the wake of Tuesday's attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, local fuel prices actually dropped or remained steady and national experts proclaimed that the nation's current gasoline supplies are healthy.
Too often in our daily lives, we get wrapped up in the successes of our favorite teams whether it's ASU, Arizona Diamondbacks, Payson Longhorns or some other team.
By stringing together eight consecutive lopsided wins over the course of two seasons, the Rim Country Middle School Mavericks eighth-grade football team has become the bad boy of the White Mountain League.
For the first time in the history of 3A conference football, teams will be seeded into the season-ending state tournament by power rankings based on the strength of their schedules.
It doesn't get much closer than that.
In their home debut Sept. 5 at Payson Golf Course, the Lady Horns shook off a 10th-place finish at the season-opening Flagstaff Peaks Invitational by running their way to a first-place finish.
About nine years ago, I occupied a nice corner office on the 85th floor of World Trade Center No. 2 now a heap of rubble.
I would like to comment on Max Foster's story of July 31 concerning the Tonto Apache's surprising and generous contribution of money towards an all-weather track for high school and middle school.
Q: Why did Town of Payson employees recently pave Graham Ranch Road in front of Jack Jasper's house? That's the only section they paved. What's the deal? Is he paying for it, or is it because he makes such a fuss?
It is a pity the terrorists of the world are under the impression the people of the United States of America will fall apart and our country crumble because buildings are blown up and an immeasurable number of our citizens murdered.
In response to Chuck Heron's rambling tirade of misinformation, groundless charges and almost humorous threat to "clean up Payson's Town Government" I have the following response:
Ginger Jeffers' assessment that politics in Gila County are disgusting is right on the mark.
After reading via Internet some of the letters you recently received, it seems the obstructionist (negatives) are still barking.
As I placed scholarship checks in the mail today, I thought about how we as a society are too often critical of today's youth and only focus on the negative few that make the headlines.
A $500 reward is being offered by the Tonto National Forest for information regarding the vandalism and damage at the Diversion Dam Recreation Site located at the eastern end of Roosevelt Lake, commonly known as the Salt River Arm.
Citizens of Payson can sign the Constitution and mark their place in history.
Harry D. Burton, 91, of Payson, died Sept. 4, 2001, at his home with very close friends at his bedside. He was born Jan. 27, 1910 in El Paso, Texas.
Vernon Jackson "Jack" Cockrum Sr., 63, of Payson, died Sept. 8, 2001, in Payson. He was born Aug. 20, 1938, in Los Angeles, Calif.
Raymond Francis Sabatelli, Sr., 85, of Payson, died Sept. 12, 2001 in Payson. He was born March 19, 1916, in Schenectady, N.Y.
It's odd how the mind works under the crushing weight of a trillion questions which may never be answered, or for which no answers may exist.
As a bona fide and proud member of Citizens Awareness Committee, I take great exception to many of the misstatements your letters to the editor have contained lately. I believe these are maliciously intended to mislead Payson residents.
Between the actual victims and those whose lives were caught in the ripples of Tuesday's terrorist attacks on New York's World Trade Center and the Pentagon in Washington D.C., a million human stories or more unfolded around the world. And at least two of them unfolded here in Payson. Most of these stories had tragic endings. Don Crowley's did. Jackie Larson's did not.
Rim country residents can join their fellow Americans in expressing their sorrow and patriotism at "An Evening of Solidarity and Prayer" at 6 p.m. tonight (Friday) at Green Valley Park.
The county redistricting plan proposed by Payson Mayor Ray Schum is the only one that gives northern Gila County the chance to gain a second supervisor, the Town Council was told Thursday evening.
Polly and Woodie Hanaford of Payson celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Sept. 8, 2001.
They came early. They came late. They came all day.
Magdalene (Maggie) Welter, 83, died, Sept. 5, 2001, in Payson. She was born in Park Falls, Wisc.
Monday, September 10
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Upton of Tonto Village joyfully announce the engagement of their daughter, Danielle Francesca Upton, to Manny Padia.
"Inky" the pig named for the blue ink spots that decorate her otherwise pink complexion has spent six months getting ready for the fair.
An early season trip north in the railroad pioneering community of Winslow turned into rough jaunt for the Lady Longhorn volleyball team.
Donna Chapla doesn't remember the day last November when her life was saved by three telephone buttons.
Everybody knows the old foot-powered treadle models are considered antiques, but unless you've sat down at a sewing machine lately, you might not realize how far they've come since your high school class in home economics.
Every year, without fail, Arvid Thompson of Strawberry can be found at Payson's Annual State Championship Old Time Fiddlers' Contest, showing folks the art of fiddle making. Every year. Without fail. Except this year.
After playing 23 games in the recently completed Payson Invitational Tournament, the Lady Longhorn volleyball team can now look forward to a week off. The Rim country netters don't return to action until Friday and Saturday in the East Regional tournament in Lakeside.
The loss of life was already catastrophic when two hijacked jetliners crashed into the twin towers of Manhattan's World Trade Center at the peak of this morning's rush-hour traffic, according to reports from CNN and Reuters News Agency.
Payson Mayor Ray Schum will take his plan to have the Gila County supervisor districts redrawn before the town council Thursday evening at 6 p.m.
Under first-year coach Roger Wholly, the Longhorn boys soccer team is off to a rousing start.
They won the statistical battle, but lost the gridiron war.
Details are hazy, but what is known is that assistant coach Bret Morse is no longer a member of the Payson High School football coaching staff.
The Payson High School wrestlerettes will host a benefit steak dinner Friday just prior to the Longhorn football team's home game against the Holbrook Roadrunners.
What do you say? Thousands dead at the hands of a mad few.
There has been much printed regarding the request to the U.S. Forest Service by the Town of Payson for permission to drill some forty plus wells in the Mayfield Canyon area just east of the Town limits.
Stan Brown's Guest Comment "Visionaries deserve our support" in your Aug. 28 edition caused me to remember my favorite Payson old timer, Gene Pyle.
These out-of-towners want to make Main Street look like it did in "Pioneer" days.
I have been tempted to write this letter for quite awhile. The article in Friday Sept. 7 paper about the county leash laws made up my mind.
Why in the world would the Payson Town Council give any credence to the illegal and misleading petitions that the Citizens Awareness Committee are collecting?
Hurrah for Gordon Metcalf. His response to Dave Engleman, Jack Jasper and Jim Matych of the Citizens Unawareness Committee was a laser-guided missile that hit the bull's eye.
Q: I read about the leash law that Gila County is trying to extend to Districts 2 and 3. Does Payson have a leash law and how does it work?
Sherman Frederick Choate, 84, of Payson, died Sept. 10, 2001.
Vernon Jackson "Jack" Cockrum Sr., 63, of Payson, died Sept. 8, 2001 in Payson.
Olga Darlene Granquist, 88, of Payson, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2001.
Arnold Stalzer, 93, of Payson, died Sept. 9, 2001.
Margaret (Peggy) Walker, longtime Payson resident, and Lyle Buchanan of Tacoma, Wash. were married at Shepherd of the Pines Lutheran Church Friday, Aug. 24.
You're not going to find yourself on "Candid Camera." And this isn't your big chance to earn a fortune on "Who Wants To Be a Millionaire."
Thursday, September 6
Springfield, Minn. home of about 2,500 residents back when I was growing up. Among those counted in the 1970 census were my mom and dad, my three sisters, my brother, assorted cousins ...
The NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition allows boys and girls ages 8-15 to show their football skills in punting, passing and place-kicking.
The Payson High varsity football team will be on the road today for a gridiron match at Wickenburg with kickoff at 7 p.m.
Brandyce Engler, Payson Rodeo Queen, continued her role as ambassador for Payson last weekend at the Williams parade and rodeo.
Three first-half goals gave the Payson High girls varsity soccer team an early lead in their season-opening match against St. Johns, Aug. 29.
special to the roundup The summer softball season may be over, but the Rim Country Middle School team's season is just beginning.
Thomas "Tom" Ray Carr, 72, of Gisela, died, Sept. 2, 2001, in Gisela. He was born Dec. 11, 1928, in Kansas.
Q: Several years ago Payson sold its CAP water rights to a Scottsdale developer. How much money did they realize and is there any left in the account?
Recently I was asked to sign a petition being circulated by the Citizens Awareness Committee.
Now is not the normal time for most people to think about taxes, but like they say, "Death and Taxes are inevitable."
Kelsey Bennett and Preston Mercer will be married Sept. 29, 2001 in Flagstaff.
I was out of town last week and upon returning found Mr. Brown's guest comment: "Visionaries deserve our support" interesting. If we stop right there, I agree.
"My grandpa's name was Ezra," Marcy Rogers said. "I loved him more than anyone in the world. He had five sons and no girls, so his granddaughters were the joy of his life.
With resources stretched to the breaking point, Ty Goodman, the Rim country's lone remaining animal control officer, is hoping there is help on the horizon.
With only a few months left to decide the new boundaries of Gila County's supervisor districts, about 35 Rim country residents met Thursday night at the Inn of Payson to provide input on three alternative plans.
Norman Wood and Michele Lewis were joined in marriage on Aug. 30 in Payson.
In early June, shoppers were promised by developer George Harrison that the long-awaited, much-delayed Rim Country Mall would finally open absolutely, definitely and without question before Aug. 1.
Green Valley Goose Park?
As Barbara Johnson says regarding Supervisor Christensen, "He's done a great deal for this community. We have more paved roads, more police protection."
Living on the family owned Cup & Saucer ranch in Strawberry has given sisters Lindi and Shelbi Parker a leg up in the high school rodeo circuit.
Monday, September 3
Parry Morton is not sure he believes in reincarnation, but he does know that he feels real comfortable when he slips into the character of Sven, the Viking King.
I would like to thank the paramedics of Pine and Strawberry for the kindness and friendliness in taking my husband to the hospital.
As a Payson resident, I like a clean town.
Payson property owners need to take action before their water supply goes down the drain and their home values sink to bedrock.
As we approach another election year in Payson, various groups have already begun to recruit potential candidates, analyze campaign strategies and develop platforms for the race to come.
This week, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence will hold hearings to consider adding a provision to the Intelligence Authorization Act of 2002 that criminalizes the unauthorized disclosure of any classified information.
For the men and women enrolled in the Citizens Police Academy, sponsored by the Arizona Department of Public Safety and the Payson Police Department, the last class was a bittersweet affair.
The cabinet door manufacturing company that is planning a move to Payson is holding an open house this Saturday, Sept. 8, for locals interested in applying for a job.
An 11-year-old Valley boy suffered fractures of the skull and cheekbone Saturday when he slipped and fell while rock climbing at the bottom of Box Canyon on Christopher Creek.
"I'm eccentric, not crazy," Paul Dorris said.
In 1935, Arizona called out the National Guard and militia units to its California border to protest the construction of Parker Dam and diversions from the Colorado River.
Rose and Dan Gerard will celebrate their 54th wedding anniversary Sept. 7.
Q: Are there any posted speed limit signs in Mesa del Caballo? If there are, it needs to be enforced. There are way too many people speeding out here, and a child is going to get hit.
At the Roundup, we call him "Joe in the Alley," because whenever anyone steps into the alley behind the newspaper's palatial offices for a nicotine break, there he is, always, without fail.
Doug Brackin and friends have purchased a block of 500 tickets for an upcoming Arizona State University football game that will be given away to Rim country residents.
Local law enforcement agencies are gearing up for the 16th Annual Christmas for Kids Golf Tournament to be held Oct. 21 at the Payson Golf Course.
The ballfield lights were burning well past midnight over Labor Day weekend during Payson's biggest softball tournament of the summer.
Flagstaff was the site for the first meet of the season for the Payson High School's boys and girls cross country teams.
Mildred "Toni" Noble Williams, 81, of Payson, died Aug. 31, 2001 in Mesa. She was born Dec. 31 1919, in Riverton, Utah.
Saturday, September 1
This is about KMOG, our one and only local radio station.
Remember your very first bicycle? Dumb question. Of course you do. Who could forget an event which, perhaps for the first time in your childhood, opened up a whole new and seemingly grown-up dimension to life.