The warm summer mornings have been giving way to spotty rain coverage in the Heber-Overgaard area consistently over the last week. We did have a high pressure front that made the cloud buildup moderately weak for a few days, but that is moving off to the east. The lightning shows have been on the spectacular realm at times keeping fire crews alert.
The Capps School bond issue is continuing with the new construction in the place where part of the old section of school was demolished recently. Bricklayers are starting one section. This bond issue is a major renovation of the school that has been needed for many years.
With the recent passing of Robert Maxwell, friends of the family are asking for donations to help cover burial expenses. There are donation jars at the following businesses: Circle K, The Family Dollar Store, Mama Santina’s, and Overgaard Office and Supply. Services will be held Friday, July 23. The visitation starts at 11:30 a.m. and the memorial service will occur at 1 p.m.
The Rim Country Senior Center is having a Mexican dinner at 5 p.m., Saturday July 24 with a “Thrift Shop Fashion Show.” They will have green chili chicken enchiladas, tacos, rice, beans, chips and salsa, and homemade ice cream. You can eat in and enjoy the fashion show or carry out. The cost is $8 and you need to call for tickets at (928) 535-5525.
There is a “Ladies Salad Luncheon” occurring at Bear Country Ranch, Saturday Aug. 7 at noon. The theme of the luncheon is “Everything Is Coming Up Roses.” “Ladies, it’s time to come and share your “favorite salad,” have fun, and meet some old and new friends. RSVP by July 31. Please call Lois Norton at (602) 909-2882 or Louise Victa at (602) 290-7381. All ladies are welcome.