Planned charter school not a good fit for Payson

We are proud members of this great community of Payson and happy parents of four children who currently attend PES, JRE and PHS.

Setting a good example for children critical

I hesitate posting this, as I do not believe this is the appropriate media for such a debate, however I find myself compelled to comment on a recent post by another reader.

Masons thank all who helped with programs

Members of the Sy Harrison Masonic Lodge #70 would like to thank the following Rim Country businesses for their support in 2015.

Thanks Payson Roundup for the rest of the story

I applaud the Roundup for investigating and reporting Alyssa Dunman’s theft from RCMS

Refreshing reminder of hope

Sadly, for Christmas, we missed that beautiful white blanket we love so completely adorning our little hamlet.

Resignation explained

It was recently brought to my attention that my service on the Rim Country Educational Alliance board was discussed on KMOG’s Rim Country Forum program this past week.

Thanks to all the ‘ChariTrees’ volunteers

The Swiss Village Merchants would like to send a very special thank you to the volunteers who contributed to the “ChariTrees” program for our community’s less fortunate families.

Lions Club appreciates trash assistance

Whew! Are we ever fortunate.

Why not a trade school?

My husband and I are new to Payson and just love it.

Prayer Warriors for Christ

Forty Rim Country Christian prayer warriors started 2016 in the right way, in spite of freezing temperatures, by being a vital part of the New Year’s Sunrise Prayer Service at the Nazarene Church’s Outdoor Chapel.

Lip Sync tryouts

Rim Country Optimist and Payson Rotary Clubs are sponsoring their eighth annual Lip Sync Contest.

Most important wish for 2016

Here’s our wish for the new year: A Firewise building code in Payson — and some stirrings of responsibility by the Gila County Board of Supervisors.

Job training vital

We found ourselves hugely encouraged by Sen. Sylvia Allen’s strong support for vocational education as she assumes chairmanship of the Senate Education Committee.

Game & Fish restructuring consolidates departments

In a world where the only constant is change, it is sometimes tempting to dig in, hunker down and fight to keep things the same.