This letter is in response to a letter from a lady who grew up in Payson who now resides in Scottsdale. A lot of things have developed here in Payson that she is unaware of.
"You hear about businesses expanding into Payson, but it's not often you hear of businesses-based in Payson expanding into other communities," said Steve Rogers, vice president of The Rock Yard.
As I write this column, it is raining. It is a great day to stay at home, make a big pot of soup, sit in front of the fireplace and read a good book. I have to get this column turned in first though.
We noticed that the elk are still roaming around the neighborhood. In fact, one of them did a bit of damage to one of our metal sheds and to our fence.
Q: Why did Christopher Creek get a loop/bypass before Payson?
Don Castleman's well-taken letter, "Property owners put Bush in office," intrigued me, particularly some of Professor Olson's analysis.
Re: Harry Potter protest: Have you read "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens?
Billy Bob Hoyt will soon join the ranks of a select group of PHS graduates who have earned Division I athletic scholarships.
Loretta Bowen was the first woman roofer in Arizona, so when her health started to decline she was not happy about having people help her. But the people at the Payson Regional Medical Center Home Health Agency stuck with her.
While most of the Rim country's water wizards are focused on finding additional sources of water, Karen Probert's job is to make sure you get the highest quality water every time you turn on your tap.
Police are looking for the man who hog-tied a clerk at the Whiting gas station and made off with an undisclosed amount of money Sunday night.
School year to start one week later
Students will start school a week later in exchange for losing a week of fall break, according to the 2004-05 school year calendar approved Monday night by the Payson Unified School District Board of Education.
Vandals robbed the students of Pine-Strawberry of one day in class and the basketball season's opening game.
Payson resident Amy von Somogyi has spent her entire life helping others in need. Now, she's the one who needs help.
Payson police are looking for someone who may have come home with white paint on his or her hands Tuesday evening.
One of the basic tenets of those in the education business ought to be "Information is our friend."
There have been so many opinions submitted to the Payson Roundup on Mayor Ken Murphy's alleged disorderly conduct at the Ox Bow Saloon during August Doin's 2002. One would think Mayor Murphy committed the "crime of the century," when, in actuality, all Mayor Murphy requested was an explanation of why the Ox Bow Saloon was half full on what should have been the busiest day of the year.
The community center is back in full swing.
We miss Stan Brown's columns in the Payson Roundup/The Rim Review.
Members of the 2003 edition of the Lady Longhorn volleyball team gathered one final time Nov. 13 at Payson Elementary School.
Rim country professional fisherman Clifford Pirch drew plenty of national air time on television Sunday.
As the lone Payson High School representatives in the Class 4A state cross country championships, Jenny Cohen and Tanner Morgan had the prestige of the program resting on their shoulders.
Funding for the Fitness Factor program at Payson High School has dried up.
Shaylen Putz and Julia Johnson were married Sept. 27, 2003 in Pine.
Alfred Truelson Best, 87, Payson, Ariz. resident, died in Payson Nov. 9, 2003.
Larry Richard Schaul, 78, of Roosevelt, Ariz., died in Mesa, Ariz. Nov. 7, 2003.
Jane Tripodi, 70, died in Payson, Ariz., Oct. 7, 2003.
The Celebration of Life for Dr. Larry Ward will take place at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2003 at Mountain Bible Church.
The last week of November, the long-awaited Door Stop operation starts in Payson.
Aurelio Sanchez, the general manager of the Payson Burger King, knows how to turn around a fast-food restaurant.
At least a dozen people showed up to help put holiday decorations along the highway Saturday.