Hospital director makes changes to make ER more senior friendly
The Payson Regional Medical Center’s service area has a population of about 50,000 people with an average age of 58. So to make visits to the emergency department more comfortable for the aging population it serves, PRMC has made some modifications.
Flu season is reaching its peak in Arizona and around the country. If you have not received your flu shot there is still time.
Question: I found some antibiotics in my medicine cabinet that are a year old. Are they still OK to take?
Girl gets $1,000 scholarship for humongous plant
“When I heard I had won, I was like, ‘WAAAA! I must call Mr. Reed,” said Marissa Ormand, winner of Bonnie Plants’ 3rd Grade Cabbage Program.
Wow! How did it ever get to be December so soon?
When Kathleen Rable walked away from Waushakum Pond 46 years ago, she left a piece of herself. She never really forgot about it, but she did move on.
“Our harvest being gotten in, our governor sent four men out fowling so that we might, after a more special manner, rejoice together after we had gathered the fruits of our labors.”
DJ'S MUSIC TRIVIA
The Payson High School Theatre Company will present “Les Miserables,” a play (not the musical) adapted for schools by Tim Kelly and from the 1862 French novel by Victor Hugo at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 24; 4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 25; and 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26 in the high school auditorium. Admission is $6 for adults and $5 for both senior citizens and students. The play is a Tom Walling production.
Humane Society teams with JRE students to help animals in need
The Humane Society of Central Arizona has teamed up with third- and fifth-graders at Julia Randall Elementary to design the 2013 Wall of Hope fund-raising murals.
Helen Hunt Jackson said it best in her poem, “October’s Bright Blue Weather.” Where better to enjoy this stimulating time of year than in Rim Country?
It has been 395 days since “The Boys,” bonded brothers Big Teddy and Stud Muffin, came to HSCAZ. In addition to being pit bulls, they were large, black, and loud in their kennels.
Two banquet-size tables groaned with the weight of dishes savory and sweet on Saturday, prepared from the bounty harvested from the Payson Community Garden.
Advocates for the community garden have invited the public to come get a Halloween pumpkin and make a donation to area food banks.
Furniture scratching. So many people are convinced this is a behavior displayed by cats just for the sheer thrill of destroying the living room sofa or treasured antique chair. If you live with a cat who has turned your upholstery into mere shreds, you’re probably at your wit’s end in terms of whether keeping kitty means abandoning all hope of ever having intact furniture again.
In early September, approximately 35 children and their animals gathered under the tents at the Northern Gila County Fair. For some of them, this was their first experience with a tradition that spans nearly 60 years.