History

GIG Photos – glimpse of Manzy history

George and Iona Gollick are well known in Heber Overgaard and have made many friends since retiring here in 1996. Once upon a time...

Chinese pictogram-glyphs in Arizona?

Overgaard, AZ—At the June meeting of the Agave House Chapter of the Arizona Archaeological Society, the guest speaker was John A. Ruskamp, Jr. of...
Heber-Overgaard, AZ

Cowboys of Heber – Days gone by

I am a history buff and I have collected all sorts of historical information on Arizona and my family roots here in Heber-Overgaard, AZ....
James Stott

The Hanging Tree

On the morning of August 11, 1888, 25 to 27 men converged upon the Aztec Spring Ranch of James Warren Stott from five different...
Heber-Overgaard, AZ

Cowboy Artist Lon Megargee— Arizona’s Cowboy Artist

This is the third and final article about the artist Lon Megargee. The first four paintings in the series of seven commissioned by Arizona...
Cowboys Dream

Cowboys and Dreams

Did you know cowboys dream and sometimes their dreams come true? For Arizona artist, Lon Megargee, I believe all his dreams to live the...
Pader and Irene Briggs

The story of Pader Briggs [founder of the Rim Country Senior Center] from It...

By Bobbie Stephens Hunt It is not often one has the opportunity to know a man who was named after an explorer of new lands....
Bobbie Stephens Hunt

Bobbie Stephens Hunt – Local author/ historian to be at the July 4th Tall...

On a warm Tuesday June morning I went to meet with my friend Bobbie Stephens Hunt at her and husband Orville’s home in Heber....