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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 [...]

Egg-citing Egg Hunt

Egg-citing Egg Hunt

On Saturday April 7th the Ponderosa Lions Club hosted their annual Easter egg hunt and coloring contest for the children of Heber/Overgaard. This annual event has been sponsored by the Lions for about 24 years to the delight of our community. As with all events, a lot of planning and volunteer work goes into the successful completion of an event [...]

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 [...]

Long Distance Donation

Fortunately, our library in Heber/Overgaard gets book donations from our local residents regularly, which is one of the ways the all volunteer library stays open and able to serve the community. Recently two boxes of books were sent as donations and to the surprise of the library volunteers the books came all the way from Japan, Yes, you read that [...]

SHOP LOCALLY

Bringing funds to small communities is always of paramount importance. The Heber/Overgaard Chamber of Commerce sponsors annual events that bring thousands upon thousands of dollars to our local economy like the 4th of July Festival, Oktoberfest and Winterfest as well as assisting with events sponsored by other groups. Local businesses benefit [...]

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 [...]

Navajo County Sheriff’s Report 2/19/2012 through 2/28/2012

2/19/2012 through 2/28/2012 Area 3 is the largest area of the Navajo County Sheriff’s Office, it covers over 2,200 square miles. Currently we have one Sergeant, six deputies, and one detective assigned to the area. Their area of coverage includes: Heber, Overgaard, Aripine, Chevlon Retreat, Chevlon Acres, Antelope Valley, Clay Springs, and [...]

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 [...]

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