Monday, July 24, 2017

History

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 Brewing Company: “Cowboys Dream,” “Black Bart,” “The Dude Lady,” and...
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 cowboy life did come true. As a young boy growing...
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. This man is Pader Briggs of the Heber/Overgaard area. He...
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. They spend winters in Tonto Basin now as Orville has...

Snapshot of 1800s Arizona

On these snowy winter days I have had the opportunity to sort and read some of my family history treasures. In these books, letters and photographs is an illustration of what Arizona and the...

Cowboy Traditions

This time of year is a time of reflection. I started thinking about traditions that have been handed down through the generations and how my family came to be in Arizona. Family historical records...