The apex of our main precipitation is during the month of August. So far we have seen some rain and at times heavy storms. But by no means have these storms produced amounts or have been on the scale we have seen in past years. The last week we have seen what appears to be a lull in the large cloud buildup that is required to produce a reasonable amount of moisture. Of course some showers have developed, but very sparse.
The Heber Overgaard Fire District board has made a final decision and selected the new fire chief for the Heber Overgaard Fire Department. His name is Richard Upham. He held a position with the Scottsdale Fire Department as a deputy chief working in the resource management portion of the fire department. He begins his duties as fire chief starting Aug. 30.
Pinecrest Lake and RV Resort is hosting an arts and crafts sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 21. They will have unique crafts, one-of-a-kind gifts and fine art. Lunch will be available for $3.50 and they will host a braut sandwich with sauerkraut, chips and beverages.
Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church is having its annual auction Saturday, Aug. 21 at 3048 Highway 277. The silent auction will begin at 8 a.m. and last until 10:30 a.m. The live auction will begin at 10:30 a.m. until all items are sold. Registration for the live auction will be from 8 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. There will be food and beverages available that will be hosted by the Our Lady of the Assumption Activities Club.