McDaniel, Martin face overflow crowd
Candidates for seats on the Gila County Board of Supervisors appeared before a packed house at the July 19 meeting of the Payson chapter of the Tea Party.
Quilting Sisters, 904 N. Beeline Highway, is collecting school items such as backpacks, paper, pencils, etc. for children in the Payson Unified School District. The collection effort continues through Friday, July 27.
As a child, I sat mesmerized in front of a black and white TV, wondering how Wiley E. Coyote could defy the laws of gravity.
On July 21, more than 100 people attended the “Summer Sizzle” fund-raiser at Klaver Garden in Round Valley to show their support for Time Out, Inc., the local domestic violence shelter.
If you have a hummingbird feeder and you notice that they swoop in, get some juice and fly over and land in a shady spot to keep cool, here is a tip: I had one that lived for seven years, I called him the “BOSS” because he ran all the other ones off.
My name is Terry Links. I have been a Gila County resident for 15 years.
“For want of a Nail the Shoe was lost; for want of a Shoe the Horse was lost; and for want of a Horse the Rider was lost; being overtaken and slain by the Enemy, all for want or care about a Horse-shoe Nail.” Benjamin Franklin, The Way to Wealth, 1758
Fund-raiser and plea for volunteers at Tonto Natural Bridge seeks to bolster Rim Country’s top tourist attraction
The Friends of the Tonto Natural Bridge State Park will present “A Taste at the Bridge” from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4. This early evening setting will present the Tonto Natural Bridge at its finest, as well as western art by local artists, wine, light finger food, music, raffles and door prizes.
Republican challenger to incumbent enlivens normally low-key contest
Voters in the Republican primary will have two choices in the Gila County recorder’s race, with the winner matched against the lone Democrat running in the primary in November.
Heart attack prompts man to walk across the country
A North Carolina man who has spent the last four months walking across America to raise heart health awareness made a stop in Payson this week.
Don’t let ‘jury notice’ scam frighten you: Just hang up
More than 20 percent of the population in Payson is of retirement age, compared to a national average of 13 percent.
Officials say program could form a model for northern Gila County as well
Gila County will help a Globe group seek grant support to expand its emergency housing program.
Enrollment drops 10 percent as Gila Community College board ponders how to go about closing financial gap
Struggling to cope with declines in enrollment and state support, the Gila Community College board last week again found itself mud wrestling with a tough question: Should it raise tuition?
The Loyal Order of the Moose meetings are at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. The Women of the Moose meet at 6 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at the lodge.
Lady Longhorn volleyball coach Arnold Stonebrink is spewing superlatives over the upcoming season’s players and the efforts they turned in during a busy summer filled with tournaments, camps, open gyms and training sessions under the direction of former professional collegiate stars.
Summer showing by volleyball players impresses Stonebrink
Lady Longhorn volleyball coach Arnold Stonebrink should be excused if seen dancing the jig along Beeline.
The Payson Little League Junior All-Stars’ miracle ride through the post season ended Sunday in Prescott with a 16-4 loss to Paradise Valley. The defeat was Payson’s second in the Arizona state tournament, thus eliminating the team from further contention.
Pine girl earns buckles, clothes, scholarships, accolades for efforts
Pine teenage cowgirl Chelsie Stodghill, a familiar figure on the local rodeo circuit, has ridden her way to barrel racing second-place honors at the National High School Rodeo Championships.
More than 350 aspiring high school football players and their coaches descended on Payson July 16 with a goal of improving enough to make a run next season at winning records and state tournament invitations.