St. Paul’s Episcopal Church: Services planned, include April 13, Palm Sunday; 5:30 p.m.; Wednesday, April 16, Passover Seder meal and Eucharistic Service; 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 17, Maundy Thursday, foot washing.
The temperature was in the low 40s.
The Rim Country Optimist Club’s eighth annual Fishing Festival on March 29, was a great success. The Payson Parks and Recreation Department allowed the use Green Valley Park and helped coordinate the day’s activities. We would like to thank the many individuals and organizations that reached out to help us, as well as the entire community for the great turnout.
Rattlin' the Rim
Moviegoers cheered as they watched Katniss Everdeen use her archery skills to survive and return home safe after winning the “Hunger Games.”
“Oh, what a beautiful morning, oh, what a beautiful day”… as the song goes ... On Tuesday morning, the temperature is already at 66 degrees.
DJ's Music Trivia
It was just last fall when 1990s country music star Suzy Bogguss graced our community with her charm, beauty and talent. Now, just seven months later, another end-of-the-20th-century Nashville superstar is coming to town.
Another Week in the Creek
Christopher Creek warmed up this week. The dab of snow a week ago didn’t leave but two-tenths in the rain gauge. Tomato seedlings are two inches high, tulips have bloomed, as has the pear tree. House wrens have settled in the birdhouses and are serenading in the early mornings.
There is nothing as valuable on this stress-ridden planet as a man or woman with a natural sense of humor, someone who brings a smile to today and makes yesterday a thing to smile about. I’ve known a few people like that in my life, and I’d like to tell you about two of them.
The long wait for the reopening of the C.C. Cragin (Blue Ridge) Reservoir is finally over.
Spring brings explosion of green in trees whose genetics affect thousands of species
Suddenly, the cottonwoods have their leaves back.
Tonto National Monument on April 11 will offer an evening program about bald eagles, given by guest biologist and nestwatcher Sara Eno.
The Forest Service within two weeks will pick an appraiser to put a value on the 240-acre parcel for a university campus,
The Forest Service within two weeks will pick an appraiser to put a value on the 240-acre parcel for a university campus, Tonto National Forest head Neil Bosworth told the Roundup this week.
PSWID manager hopes to predict, fix problems before they occur
The Pine-Strawberry Water Improvement District (PSWID) manager Brad Cole submitted an annual report to the acting board that painted a picture of efficiency on March 20, but no one has seen an annual report for two years.
A world lost and found again amidst a scattering of stones
I’m a ghost hunter.
Payson will welcome 50 people the afternoon of Monday, April 14. The guests are on a cross-country March for Climate Action.
Members of the Rim Country 4 Wheelers (RC4W) invite anyone interested in four-wheel-drive back road travel to join them at 8 a.m. Wednesdays in the Bashas’ shopping center parking lot in front of the Big 5 store.
“The customer is always right.” Obviously the Arizona Corporation Commission has never heard of this concept and could care less about it.
Spring — the season of renewal ... and allergies.
Forest Service needs help to protect forest
Bored? Love the outdoors? Well, Chelsea Muise of the Payson Ranger District has an answer — volunteer for the Forest Service.
PHS hosts No. 12 Winslow today
Payson’s baseball team won the first three games it played in the Goodyear Estrella Foothills Wolves Classic to push its winning streak to seven games.