They tore down the goalposts at Payson High School.
Fishing is fair to good, but picks up considerably right before monsoon storms.
We don’t mean to be cynical. We fight it. Honest we do. We pet puppies, watch children play in the park, vote every chance we get.
With several wildland fires breaking out throughout the Rim Country in the last month, it may leave you wondering if your home could be protected if a fire started in your neighborhood.
Chelsie Stodghill, a 12-year-old from Pine, turned in the highlight performance of the Gracie Lee Haught Children’s Memorial Barrel Racing and Team Roping, finishing with the fastest racing time of the benefit.
Group of Arizona athletes follow former PHS coach to college
The former Longhorn football star who left the program three years ago after a tiff with then-football coach Josh Anderson has agreed to again play for Anderson — this time on the collegiate level.
Former Payson High School football coach Josh Anderson and his defensive coordinator Kenny Hayes are bringing a distinctive small-town Arizona look to the Dakota State University Trojan football program.
Payson’s emergency first responders have long stood tall in ensuring the Rim Country’s needy children have Christmases to remember.
Team ropers kicked up a lot of dust at the Payson Event Center during the Gracie Lee Haught Barrel Racing and Team Roping event Aug. 7-9.
Are you confused about the new OHV laws or need the dust abatement actions clarified? Do you just want to know where to ride OHVs?
Historian Reba Wells Grandrud of Phoenix will present “In Their Own Words: Diaries of 19th Century Women,” at the monthly Library Friends of Payson gathering at 10:30 a.m. at the Payson Public Library’s meeting room.
During the August Doin’s events, Bootleg Alley Antiques & Art owners Ken and Brenda Mooney will be celebrating three years of business.
The three Payson and Pine Edward Jones financial advisers are supporting the Payson Unified School District by using their branch offices as drop-off locations for a school supplies drive.
The American Red Cross is announcing a youth art contest to raise awareness about measles across the world.
Recently there were a couple of interesting stories in the Payson Roundup about the proposed downsizing of lot sizes in Payson.
College eliminates some senior waivers starting this spring to help reduce deficit
Tuition has been increased 30 percent and senior citizen waivers for those 55 to 60 years of age have been eliminated at Gila Community College.
For 24-year veteran U.S. Postal Service carrier Larry Lashbrook, Wednesday comes in as the most terrifying day of his career.
No arrests have been made, but authorities consider a fire that broke out in the Payson Living Word Bible Church in Star Valley suspicious.
A 27-year-old man was arrested Aug. 3 after stabbing his girlfriend.
Blaze is now 85 percent contained; crews battling 14 fires on Coconino forest
Plumes of smoke continued to rise over the Rim Country throughout the weekend as fire crews worked to control 14 fires in the Coconino National Forest, including the Rim Fire, which gained another 1,000 acres with extreme winds Saturday.
This is the story of three heroes. Two soldiers who not only served years on the front lines, but bravely faced down debilitating diseases with unwavering courage. And their Sergeant, who cared for them even after they left his command, fighting to get them the care and treatment needed and offering up his family’s Flowing Springs cabin as a retreat.
Select from hundreds of new books and gifts at the “Books Are Fun” Fair Tuesday, Aug. 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Wednesday, Aug. 12 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Payson Regional Medical Center main lobby.
I’m sure you are genuinely concerned about the leash law, however, I’m concerned about more important animal issues than an unleashed dog. How about dogs that are left outside day and night, chained or unchained, without enough food or water? How about cats let outside to be food for the wild animals?
“Forty-six million people in the U.S. don’t have health insurance.” Based on the U.S. Census Bureau estimate of the U.S. population for July 2008 (304,059,724), that means 85 percent of the U.S. population has health insurance. Before the best health care system in the world is destroyed to benefit the 15 percent, the following should be considered:
At the “Chats with Ann” at the Safeway store I was there to present Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick with a pledge to sign regarding the health care bill before Congress. It simply said that before she would vote yes on HR3200 or any other version, the bill would have a requirement that the president and Congress be on the same health care plan as the rest of America
Great things await those who strive to meet their personal goals.
We just returned from Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick’s town hall at Safeway and were impressed with the manner of all that attended. We got to talk to many in line — most wanted to discuss what was wrong with the health care bill, but a few thought the bill was a good idea.
As the familiar saying goes: sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words. For editorial cartoons, this could not be truer. Filled with visual metaphors and symbolism, political cartoons draw attention to social and political issues and events.
Payson High School would like to invite parents to our annual Back to School Night, Tuesday, Aug. 18 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. This is the time parents can visit, meet their student’s teachers and take a look at their classrooms.
If a loved one, friend or neighbor receives Social Security or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits but is no longer physically or mentally able to take care of his or her financial affairs, you may want to consider becoming a representative payee. Then, you’ll be able to help them with managing their money.
You probably already know that when it comes time to apply for retirement, you can do it online at www.socialsecurity .gov/applyonline. But did you know that spouses can apply online, too?
The Payson Senior Center provides a hot lunch Monday through Friday, except for holidays. To participate, make advance reservations at (928) 474-4876. The cost of the meal is $3 for those 60 and older, $5 for persons under the age of 60.
The Tough Enough to Wear Pink campaign was first introduced at the 2004 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo when breast cancer survivor Terry Wheatley asked her son, team roper Wade Wheatley, to wear a pink shirt at one performance.
There probably won’t be a campfire, but you can gather ’round and hear great music and cowboy poetry and stories to kick off the 125th Annual World’s Oldest Continuous Rodeo tonight at Green Valley Park.
In a move that surprised the board, Reed Cox resigned as director of the Payson Senior Center last week.