The number of Arizona residents living in concentrated “poverty areas” grew significantly in the first decade of the century, according to a new Census report. From 2000 to 2010, Arizonans living in poverty areas – census tracts with poverty rates of 20 percent or more – rose from 24 percent of the state’s residents to 33.4 percent. Gila County had one of the highest poverty rates in the state in both 2000 and 2010, falling in the 25-49 percent category.
Policies put families in a financial hole
WASHINGTON – Thirty-eight weeks pregnant and on bed-rest with her fifth child, Glendale resident Angela Warren has to rely on her other four children to help run the household. Her husband, Matt, can’t break away from his full-time job right now – and their budget can’t take the hit of losing both his salary and hers.
There will be a $1 bag sale of clothing every day for the immediate future at the Thrift Store.
Kim Anderson, born in Minnesota moved to Payson, Arizona in 1997. She is a licensed Realtor in the state of Arizona with Prudential Arizona Realty. She works hard to assist her clients in realizing the best value in their real estate decisions. In addition, Kim has over 25 years of extensive knowledge in the real estate business.
Low-Cost vaccinations will be offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 12 at Main Street Animal Clinic, 411 W. Main St. in Payson.
It may just be February, but there are subtle signs of spring if you know where to look.
Diabetes describes a disease in which a person has high blood sugar, either because insulin production is inadequate, or because the body’s cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both. It is classified as a metabolism disorder. Metabolism refers to the way our bodies use digested food for energy and growth.
Pay attention to that ‘pins and needles’ sensation
Just about everyone has experienced that “pins and needles” sensation in their feet and hands. Usually we say our foot/hand has “fallen asleep” because we have rested on it wrong.
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?
“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.