The Rim Country’s religious leaders offer two special joint celebrations of the Holy season this week.
The Alzheimer’s Association Desert Southwest Chapter will be presenting “Living with Alzheimer’s: For Middle-Stage Caregivers” from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Wednesdays, April 16, May 21 and June 18 at the Payson Senior Center, 514 W. Main St.
The Payson Art League meets at 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 15 at the Church of the Nazarene, 200 E. Tyler Parkway, across Highway 87 from Home Depot.
The 2014 fire season flared into action this weekend, with a 175-acre blaze near Flagstaff underscoring the danger posed by the return of the drought.
Young woman’s drug addiction spurred string of thefts, robbery
A 22-year-old Payson woman responsible for a host of crimes including driving the getaway car after her boyfriend held up a woman at an ATM was sentenced Monday to six years in prison.
We certainly don’t envy Gov. Brewer and the legislative leadership making like Solomon and cutting up the baby, with so many urgent needs competing for limited state revenues.
I want to extend a public thank you to the Payson Unified School Board. Whether you agree or disagree with the decisions the board has made, it can’t be denied that the board members have put in immeasurable hours and much effort in trying to make the best decisions possible for our Payson students.
A letter that appeared in the April 8 issue is full of lies and misrepresentations of facts regarding hormonal contraception and comes from a purely religious viewpoint.
Knowing full well that in a recent response to Pete Aleshire’s article, “Pending bills could undo local officials’ budget plans” (April 4) ...
I would like to express my sincere thanks to the staff at Anderson Dental and a special thanks to Jay their dental laboratory technician.
I noticed in the April 8 addition of the Payson Roundup that the Gila County Board of Supervisors awarded a bid to an unknown contractor for $137,915 for refurbishing the main water storage tank in Pine.
PHS No. 4 in power rankings
Payson High’s baseball team faced a big challenge.
Knauer, Clawson improve on prelims in 400 finals
Payson’s track team boasted some impressive performances at the Queen Creek Invitational on April 5.
Longhorns third in strong Wickenburg Invitational field
Payson finished third among a strong, 13-school field in the 36-hole Wickenburg Wrangler Invitational at Wickenburg Country Club on April 4-5. The Longhorns shot a fifth state qualifying score on the back nine on the second day to secure a berth in the Division 3 state tournament on May 16-17.
Arissa Paulson fans 17, blasts 2-run HR vs. Cougars; Arianna Paulson then strikes out 17
Top-ranked Payson continued its winning ways on the softball field last week by beating two more highly-ranked opponents.
Dr. Mark Ivey, MD, officially became semi-retired last summer, but still makes rounds and sees patients at Rim Country Health where he serves as the medical director. He shares the duties with Dr. Jaber Abawi, MD, MRCP. Ivey is also the medical director for Payson Home Health.
They say you can’t win them all, but the ones you do win can say a lot about you.
Independence is a word rich with implications in thought and deed. For those who want to recover from stroke, a cardiac episode, a fall, a break, or even weakness after pneumonia or an extended illness, independence can mean the taken-for-granted act of getting dressed or the ability to request apple instead of orange juice.
The Healthy Foodie
Alexis Bechman, the Roundup’s court, crime and cops reporter, has an interest in healthy food — she’s even decided to grow her own kombucha (a fermented tea touted for medicinal properties). Not my cup of tea, but if that works for her, I’m all for whatever makes one feel healthy.
Residents vent fears, frustrations at corporation commission session
Hundreds of angry water customers jammed a rare Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) meeting in Payson Friday to complain bitterly about steep proposed increases in the water rates for eight Rim Country communities served by Payson Water Company (PWC), formerly owned by Brooke Utilities.
The Alzheimer’s Association Desert Southwest Chapter will be presenting Living with Alzheimer’s: For Middle-Stage Caregivers from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Wednesdays, April 16, May 21 and June 18 at the Payson Senior Center, 514 W. Main St.
DPS cop, wife in stable condition after motorcycle crash in Payson
Department of Public Safety Det. Terry Phillips and his wife are recovering after a motorcycle accident this weekend that nearly claimed their lives.
$9.2 billion plan defers action on CPS, offers small school boost
Gov. Jan Brewer last week signed a $9.2 billion state budget that grew out of a split-the-difference compromise between House and Senate Republicans.