Payson got an unwelcome dose of national publicity this week when a veteran Marine making his way cross-country on a charity ride had his saddle stolen in the middle of the night from the Payson Event Center.
Greenleaf hopes to return for next week’s sectional
When a hip injury sidelined Abby Greenleaf, the Longhorns lost their top runner. The junior has missed about a month with the injury and it’s unclear if she’ll make it back for the Div. 3 Section 3 meet on Oct. 31 in Gilbert.
Nearly a statistic – now he makes a difference
Every day, at least 22 veterans commit suicide.
Peterson claims 8th straight Club Championship
Karen Peterson’s introduction to golf was such a calamity in her mind that she walked off the course in embarrassment before finishing her first hole.
Payson’s Longhorns find themselves teetering on the edge of the Division 3 state volleyball tournament picture.
More Than A Game
The high school football playoffs don’t begin until Nov. 8, but the Longhorns find themselves in the middle of an extended dress rehearsal.
Larry Smith and Stan Eggen combined to fire a net score of 50 to win the A Flight in the Payson Men’s Golf Association Two-Man Best Ball Tournament by four strokes over Tim Ernst and Don Pollock (54) at Payson Golf Course on Oct. 15.
ACT bill is typical election year posturing to deflect attention from incumbent’s abysmal record on education
As a candidate for Arizona’s House of Representatives my priority is public education. It is my priority because public education powers Arizona’s economy by developing a high-quality workforce, bringing in investors, and creating entrepreneurs. Quality public education is the surest path to higher paying jobs and is vital to Arizona’s future
If we are supposed to believe all the ads on television, it appears that no current candidate is qualified for the office he or she is seeking.
Payson wins again.
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The Isabelle Hunt Memorial Public Library Board of Trustees and staff want to thank everyone who came to our first “Wine Around the Library” event Saturday, Oct. 11. What a show of support from our community!
Mountain Village Foundation held its annual Steak Fry on Sept. 28 at the StrawBEARy Bear in Strawberry. This is an important fundraiser for the group whose mission is to help children in need and provide emergency help for seniors in Pine and Strawberry.
Gila County School Superintendent Linda O’Dell would like to express her sincere appreciation to everyone who participated in the second annual Gila County STEMFest on Saturday, Oct. 4 in Payson.
Payson got a black eye when an overzealous officer got into a middle-of-the-night confrontation with a weary rider raising money to help returning veterans.
As staunch advocates for a strong public education system and Republican members of the Arizona State Legislature, we read the recent Arizona Republic My Turn piece “It’s time for additional classroom time for all of Arizona’s youngest students” with great excitement.
The annual Halloween benefit for the Gracie Lee Haught Children’s Memorial Fund is from 7 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Journigan House, 202 W. Main St.
Time Out Inc.’s annual Candlelight Walk to remember the victims of domestic violence is Wednesday, Oct. 29.
I just finished reading a book titled “The Fifteen Decisive Battles of The World From Marathon to Waterloo.” It was written in 1851 by Sir Edward Creasy, and is a classic, which is still read and quoted today.
Rattlin' the Rim
During the opening days of school each year, geometry teachers stress to students that a “given” is a fact being provided to help solve a proof.
Another Week in the Creek
Christopher Creek held a memorial for John Matus at the Creekside Restaurant last Friday afternoon.
DJ's Music Trivia
Just 10 days ago, singer Glen Campbell shared a music video “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” on YouTube, a track that the country music great previously revealed will be the final song he ever records as he battles Alzheimer’s disease.
Tonto Village is turning all kinds of colors. Mother Nature and Jack Frost are responsible for all the gold, orange, red and brown hues on the trees and bushes.