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Cute Concert

Such cuteness!

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Can seizing federal lands save state schools?

With the state budget looking grim, talk of wresting land out of federal control to turn it over to the Arizona state land trust has gained traction in the Payson Unified School District (PUSD) boardroom.

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Six Horns first team all-section in girls soccer

Sadie Dunman 1 of 3 Players of the Year

Payson earned plenty of recognition on the Arizona Interscholastic Association Girls Soccer Team in voting by coaches, with a record 21 girls receiving recognition.

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University plan bombshell hits

Contract OK’d as Alliance chair resigns

One bombshell and one move forward.

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Boys bounce Camp Verde in hoops opener

Red Rock tourney helped PHS prepare

Payson’s boys basketball team opened the regular portion of its season on a strong note by beating host Camp Verde 60-53 on Tuesday.

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PHS girls basketball team tips off season at Scorpion Shootout

Open home schedule tonight

Payson’s girls basketball team faced a challenge in their season-opening tournament in Goodyear, going up against four larger schools in the Desert Edge Scorpion Shootout on Nov. 28-29.

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Hitting the kids

A 29-year-old Payson man faces a slew of child abuse charges after reportedly slapping around his girlfriend’s children.

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Planning brouhaha

Residents protest plan to loosen access requirements

Despite some residents’ objections, the Planning and Zoning Commission Monday recommended the Payson Town Council increase the number of homes allowed on a cul-de-sac to comply with a model, international fire code.

Family friendly?

I’m writing this in response to the article that was in the Payson Roundup on the mini-golf business.

Poor business practices

Attention Dish Network customers. If you, like myself, received a card in the mail relating to your older receiver that needs to be updated, beware.

President needs a dictionary

The Oval Office dictionary has apparently been misplaced.

Turkey Tuesday

The St. Vincent dePaul Society would like to say a great big thank you to everyone in the community and the local grocery stores, Bashas’ and Safeway, KMOG, and our wonderful volunteers for making Turkey Tuesday, Nov. 25, a huge success!

Just another political excuse

No doubt, putting more federal land on the tax rolls would benefit the economy — especially in rural communities like Rim Country.

Stabilize water rates for low/fixed income residents

Recently, the Town of Payson laid out a plan to increase our water rates, in order for the town to show an ability to pay for bonds that would finance the completion of the Blue Ridge water project.

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Community Almanac

The Payson Salvation Army is in need of volunteers to ring bells for this Christmas season.

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Clubs and Organizations

The Mogollon Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and the Rim Country Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) had the opportunity to present 1,000 copies of the Constitution of the United States to the students of Payson High School Dec. 9, 2014.

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Rim Country pets need a Home for the Howlidays

Help our furry friends get a home for the howlidays.

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A bachelor for the holidays

DJ's Music Trivia

In June 1965, R&B-soul singer Ben E. King released the song “She’s Gone Again.” And that title pretty much says what’s going on in my life right now.

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Better to have smoke now than fire later

The Village

Whew — Tonto Village is really smoky! There have been crews around the Village lighting the piles of brush cut earlier.

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Our ancestors were not all serious

Your Turn

In reading books about our ancestors, or looking at some of their portraits, you would swear that they must have been a straight-laced bunch that never cracked a smile. And by and large you wouldn’t be too far from being right. But every once in a while ...