Voden murder trial starts with gripping testimony
As Brenda Burnett bent down to grab one of her dog’s toys she heard her husband of 15 years, Randy Burnett, calmly tell her something she had never heard him say before — “Brenda, if you should ever listen to me, listen to me this time. Get back into the house.”
Counselors strive to help addicts
Monika Weldon, the regional program director for Southwest Behavioral, has a frank attitude about addiction and mental health.
The Payson Town Council last week moved ahead to rezone a 253-acre Forest Service parcel so that it can only harbor an educational institution or related facilities.
Firefighters on Friday quickly snuffed out a human-caused brush fire about 21 miles northeast of Phoenix off Highway 87.
Taylor Pool at Rumsey II on North McLane Road is now open.
State Forester Jeff Whitney chose his words carefully, like a man photographing bears.
Snow and rain in Strawberry last Saturday dampened the fundraising efforts for Pine Strawberry Fuel Reduction, Inc. to fund a brush pickup program this summer for the communities of Pine and Strawberry.
Payson Area Habitat for Humanity is seeking qualified home-buyers for Habitat homes. Interested applicants are asked to attend one of the upcoming Homeowner Orientation meetings at 6 p.m. on either Wednesday, June 3, July 1 or Aug. 5 to be held at the Payson United Methodist Church, 414 N. Easy St, Payson, in room 205.
The calls have come in since the Roundup reported on a mysterious A-4 jet’s touch and go landing at the Payson Airport on May 5.
Man pleads to witness assault before payout
After a lengthy civil battle, the Town of Payson recently reached a $50,000 settlement with a 27-year-old man who said Payson police officers needlessly beat him up during a 2011 arrest.
Alliance delivers first check
The Rim Country Educational Alliance Thursday took another concrete step toward buying the land to build a 6,000-student university campus in Payson.
Intruder uses pellet gun
Someone snuck onto Suzy and Chris Tubbs’ property on Tyler Parkway Monday night and shot their dog, Ritzi, who was inside her dog run at the time.
Officials say firefighters have stopped the forward movement of a brush fire 20 miles northeast of Phoenix off Highway 87.
A rage fueled senseless murder or a man protecting himself from a larger neighbor on the cusp of an attack? In opening arguments Thursday, lawyers presented two very different reasons why Michael Voden shot and killed his neighbor outside his kitchen door in the fall of 2013.
Payson commemorates Memorial Day over the course of two days, with four different ceremonies.