Peaches & Pits

Peaches to Colorado River Regional Crisis Services and all that they do. They are an asset to our community, and a beacon of hope for so many.

Peaches to Soroptimist International of Parker and the 100th anniversary of the Soroptimist International organization. They have done so much to make the lives of women better, and they’ve made our community and the world a better place.

Peaches to our law enforcement officers and all first responders. The reaction of the community to the death of Sgt. Michael Rudd shows how much they and the work they do are appreciated.

Peaches to Volks Jam by the Parker Dam. It was bigger than last year, and it was even more fun. I hope this becomes an annual event.

Peaches to the Parker High Broncs volleyball team. Despite having their season temporarily suspended at one point, they’re still having a pretty good year. Go get ‘em, Ladies!

Peaches to the Parker Broncs football team. Before the season, I heard from various sources that this year’s squad was going to be awesome. I’ve learned by now to be skeptical of such predictions. In this case, however, they were right.

Peaches to the Arizona Cardinals. I don’t follow the NFL much as I have so much to do with local high school sports. However, I see they are still undefeated at 6-0 and on top of the NFC West. Could this be the year the Cardinals actually win the Super Bowl? We’ll have to wait and see.

Peaches to those long BNSF container trains that come through Parker on the Arizona & California Railroad. Sure, it’s a pain to have to wait for them at the crossings. However, every one of those containers on these trains is a truck that isn’t on the highway. Diesel locomotives use a lot of fuel, but it’s a lot more efficient to move these containers by train than it is to move them on the highway.


Peaches to having nothing but peaches this week!

Who do you think deserves a peach? How about a pit? Send your ideas, in 40 words or less to the Parker Pioneer at You can also send them by mail to Parker Pioneer, P.O. Box 3365, Parker, Ariz. 85344.


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