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OVERGAARD PONDEROSA LIONS CLUB ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT

OVERGAARD PONDEROSA LIONS CLUB ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT

story & photos by Pappy Was it a success?  I should say so!  Lots and lots of “little people” full of excitement and parents running to keep up with them.  Being witness to this kind of event makes you appreciate the country we live in and even if “things are tough” you just have to smile and be happy to be part of it.  [...]

HEBER-OVERGAARD COMMUNITY CHOIR EASTER SERVICE APRIL 7TH

HEBER-OVERGAARD COMMUNITY CHOIR EASTER SERVICE APRIL 7TH

Story & Photos by Pappy An evening of music and the spoken word that told the story of Easter in a way that all attending appreciated.  When you speak of “local talent” it was very evident of the wonderful talent we have here in our communities.  It was a pleasure to hear not only our great Choir but to listen to the prelude [...]

FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES & EASTERN MOUNTAIN YOUNG MARINES

FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES & EASTERN MOUNTAIN YOUNG MARINES

Story & photos by Pappy The Eagles motto is “People Helping People” and on Saturday, March 17th they surely helped the Eastern Mountain Young Marines from Show Low.  Our local Eagles Top of the Rim 4437 invited the Young Marines to attend a presentation of funds for their planned trip to Washington D.C to attend the 2013 Presidential [...]

Services for Cody Codispoti

Services for Cody Codispoti

ANOTHER GOOD MAN GONE! CODI CODISPOTTI August 14th 1936 – February 29th 2012

ANOTHER GOOD MAN GONE! CODI CODISPOTTI   August 14th 1936 – February 29th 2012

By Pappy Here I am again with a heavy heart with the loss of another very good friend.  They tell me his first name is spelled Codi but to myself and I bet most of you that knew him would have spelled it “Cody”.  But then that is a minor thing however it is spelled, Cody is Gone!  He fought a long hard illness and at the end he just [...]

US FOREST SERVICE DAY AT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

US FOREST SERVICE DAY AT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Story & Photos by Pappy To close out a busy February we again had a full house at the Chamber Visitor Center on February 25th with the visit of Debbie Roznovak of our Black Mesa Ranger District office.  Mz. Roznovak passed out several documents with great information on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest.  With another packed house [...]

MR. LEWIS TENNEY HEBER/OVERGAARD HISTORY

MR. LEWIS TENNEY HEBER/OVERGAARD HISTORY

Story & Photos by Pappy In keeping with the celebration of Arizona’s 100th Birthday our Chamber of Commerce held a “Day with Mr. Lewis Tenney” at the Chamber Visitor Center on Saturday February 18th.  Mr. Tenney spoke for about an hour to a packed house on the changes in our community since his arrival in 1963.  His display [...]

HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY ARIZONA FROM HEBER/OVERGAARD AZ

HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY ARIZONA FROM HEBER/OVERGAARD AZ

Photo’s & article by Pappy What better way for we here in Hebor/Overgaard could we celebrate the history of our community than have a “Visit with Bobbie Stephens Hunt” local historian & writer.  This lovely lady spent 4 hours at the Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center on Saturday, February 11th to meet and greet visitors.  [...]

A GOOD MAN IS GONE!

A GOOD MAN IS GONE!

Photo & story by Pappy Our community has lost a real man and a good friend of many.  This is not an obituary but a tribute to a fellow member of the Overgaard American Legion Post 86 and a charter member of the Legion Riders of Post 86.  His Lady Pat is the Treasure of the riders.  He was 1st vice of the SAL unit & Sgt. at Arms [...]

ATTENTION HEBER/OVERGAARD RESIDENTS

ATTENTION HEBER/OVERGAARD RESIDENTS

by Pappy This is important and I hope all of you will read this and have your children read it and become involved. You all know how I feel about our Troops and Veterans as I have written so often about.  This is about “VETERAN AWARENESS” and a couple of our Veterans who want to make a difference to our Vets. Jeremy Staat and his [...]

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