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Payson Care Center is cautious when admitting new patients

Every year skilled nursing facilities undergo a survey by the State Department of Health Services.

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Payson Softball Player Profiles

1-Aubrielle Paulson is a freshman pitcher/infielder. As a speedy left-handed slap hitter, she brings another dimension to the offense. She is strong in fundamentals through club ball experience, and she should see action in one of the infield positions when not pitching.

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What every woman should know about thyroid disorders

Your thyroid gland, located just below your neck in front of your larynx, secretes hormones through your bloodstream to every cell and every organ in your body.

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Amputation – a survivor’s choice

Margaret Bennett is a spunky 78-year-old with a big smile and a survivor’s drive.

Double speak from Arizona’s governor

The vital discussion about the future of our schools has descended into an insulting political puppet show.

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Payson schools excel in report

District costs low, but students do well on AIMS

Payson schools have seen better student achievement with fewer dollars than comparable school districts, according to the annual report card of Arizona’s school districts released last week by the Auditor General’s Office.

Reach out for help

Alzheimer’s is a terrible disease. After caring for my mother here in our home for almost four years with the help of family, we had to make a hard decision. We could no longer give her the care she needed and deserved. This was very hard for me to do.

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Early springtime is crappie fishing time

Outdoors Under the Rim

The early springtime on most reservoirs in the southern tier of states is when the crappie bite begins. This pan-sized sport fish begins to move to the shallows for the spawn by mid-March depending on water temperatures.

Guns in public building: A matter of rights

The Arizona House is considering legislation, HB 2320, which would prohibit concealed carry permit holders from being disarmed in government buildings unless the agency controlling the building installs metal detectors, security personnel, and lockers so law-abiding citizens can lock up their safety and depend on the almighty state to ensure their safety while on the premises.

Obamacare misconceptions

Lately I have been raked over the coals by a group of right wing “experts on welfare” because I have stated, again and again, that my wife has finally gotten insurance because of President Obama. I have been accused of being: a freeloader, a socialist, a communist (even though I’m a Vietnam vet).

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PHS baseball starts 0-4

Payson High’s young baseball team took some lumps against quality opponents in the season-opening Fountain Hills Invitational Wednesday-Saturday, going 0-4.

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Storms refill C.C. Cragin

Just two sizable winter storms have almost refilled the nearly empty C.C. Cragin Reservoir, according to the Salt River Project.

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Longhorns set sights on title

Last season was magical for Payson High’s softball team.

No mystery indeed

I and many others appreciate the Payson Roundup’s support of education in general and teachers specifically.

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Culinary Arts students learn how to make healthy tasty

Devon Wells plopped a huge cookie sheet down on the counter.

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Taste of Rim Country fundraiser draws region’s top chefs

The Library Friends of Payson are still selling tickets for the A Taste of Rim Country library fundraiser.

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Prepared to help in disaster

The Rim Country and Gila County recently acquired 15 residents now qualified to help in the event of a disaster.

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It’s elementary: Jump Rope for Heart!

This week, both Payson Elementary School and Julia Randall Elementary held their annual Jump Rope for Heart event.

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Theater teacher reaches students with Renaissance Fair

Nick Pfeifle waited with Payson High School theater instructor Kathy Siler for the rest of the students at the gates of the Arizona Renaissance Festival.

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PHS band strong in regionals

The marching band uniforms might be put away, but the competitions continue.