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Embassy attacks

Editor: This is probably too late to matter, but we need a reminder.

Cartoon offensive

Editor: The editorial cartoon “Voters Have a Choice” published in today’s Payson Roundup (Nov. 1) is absolutely offensive and appalling.

Not enough religion?

Editor: “We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.”

The drones have arrived

Editor: I am curious if others have seen drones operating in the Payson area. I have seen several, one was directly above the Beeline Highway right in town.

Helping children

Editor: The Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program of Gila County would like to thank the Payson Roundup for their support.

Thank you for a Dog's Day Out

Editor: Pets and their people had great fun at A Dog’s Day Out recently at Pet Club in Payson. There were demonstrations and vendors and loads of giveaways.

Families in our prayers

Editor: I live by the high school, it was heard and felt, instantly was seeing photos and posts on Facebook about the happenings, very sad, however so happy the news channels are sharing links on how to help the families affected!

Dark money campaign seeks to buy off regulators

If you haven’t voted, take this one final scrap of information with you into the voting booth.

Fossil Creek solution

Editor: Having served with the sheriff’s office for eight years, plus many decades wandering around Rim Country, I am aware of innumerable swimming locations, which are much easier to drive/walk to without much of an effort.

The forgotten war

Editor: This message is in regards to the Korean War, which is seldom mentioned in the press or on TV.

Supports McCain

Editor: I am not a citizen of Arizona, but the current electoral situation in our country is of such a serious concern to me that I am forced to write this letter. It is not intended as a political endorsement for any other office than that of Arizona senator.

Not voting for Hillary

Editor: A letter writer argues, “It’s time for a change” (Roundup, Oct. 25) and “The best predictor of future behavior is past behavior.” As long as the subject is not the stock market, the letter writer might be right, most of the time.

Cattlegrowers' event

Editor: The Gila County Cattle Growers Association invites the public to join in to kick off the holiday season Saturday, Nov. 19, with our Annual Holiday Dinner-Dance and Gift Auction at the Gila County Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall.

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Rim holidays – Veterans Day

Back When

On Veterans Day attention will turn to Payson’s Pioneer Cemetery and to the graves of those who fought in America’s wars. But Sam Hill was one of those who never wore a uniform.

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One holiday down, a couple more to go in 2016

The Village

Whew! One more holiday down and a few more left for this year. The trick or “treaters” were very few and far between this year, the parties at Shelby School and the Trunk or Treat at the Tonto Village Chapel kept the “treaters” busy collecting candy and having fun at the parties.