Friday, October 15, 2010

Globe Library Raffle

Raffle tickets are now available for the Friends of the Globe Library Idea House Fall Basket. The basket includes a mug, a book, mixed nuts and a hundred dollar bill.

Tickets are $1 each or 12 for $10. You can purchase your tickets at the Library or from the Friends of the Library.

Globe Council Meets Monday

Globe City Council meets Monday at 6:00. There will be a presentation about Gila County Libraries’ Early Literacy efforts.
The Council will discuss and possibly adopt the Northeast Area Plan.
They will also consider an addition to the Globe City Code dealing with conditional use permits for medical marijuana dispensaries. The new section includes a conditional repeal if Proposition 203 is not approved in the November 2 election.

Police Log

Nobody was hurt in a hit and run accident yesterday near J & S Towing. 35 year old Cutberto Lopez of Oklahoma was located and charged with leaving the scene of an accident.

Globe Police arrested 47 year old Sam Hinton, Jr. for shoplifting at the Hill Street Safeway. A records check showed that Hinton also had two outstanding warrants.

There was a two vehicle accident about 4:40 yesterday afternoon on Highway 60 at MP 246.6.
A second accident occurred at the same location about 15 minutes later involving a motorcycle. The driver of the motorcycle was not injured.

The Gila County Sheriff's Office arrested 20 year old Justin Fountain yesterday for burglary.

19 year old Jacob Conrad was arrested on a wararnt for possession and use of marijuana.

Globe Police are investigating a domestic violence report; a report of harassment taken at a residence on Escudilla; a report of telephone harassment taken at Globe Mobile Home Park; a report of threats taken at a residence on Pasqual; a theft report taken at Copper Country Mobile Home Park.


Mabel Smith of Globe passed away Tuesday at Hospice of the Valley Lund Home in Gilbert. She was 75.
A Memorial Service for Mabel Smith will be held Monday at 5:30pm at St. John’s Episcopal Church.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Apache Jii is This Saturday


The 27th annual Apache Jii celebration begins at 9:am Saturday in downtown Globe. The Broad Street street fair will feature booths with jewelry, painting, beading, wood and stone carving. Food booths will have everything from Apache fry bread and Indian tacos to acorn stew. Entertainment will continue throughout the day. There is no admission charge.

(Photos by Artificial Watermark)

Miami Senior Center Pancake Breakfast

The Miami Senior Center is hosting a Pancake Breakfast Saturday from 7 to 11:am. The cost is $4 for adults and $3 for children.

Gold-N-Oldies Car Show


The Gold-N-Oldies Car Club is holding their 18th Annual Car Show Saturday in downtown Miami. It will run from 7:am until 3:pm. All proceeds from the show will go to local charitable agencies.


Miami Sports Hall of Fame Inductions on Saturday


The Miami Sports Hall of Fame will induct nearly 50 people in a major induction event on Saturday. This will include mostly teams that won state titles, such as the 1987 Vandal volleyball and basketball teams. The tennis teams of 1986 through 1989 will also be honored, as well as the members of the Vandal boys basketball teams of 1981 and 1983.

Three coaches will be inducted. Memorial inductions will be for coach Vera Jackson, who was one of the founders of the Girls Athletic Association in 1948, and Dorothy Paddock will be honored for her work with the Vandal archery teams. Basketball Coach Henry Reyna will be inducted and will be at the event.

The Miami Hall of Fame event begins Saturday at 10:am with a meet and greet at the Miami Library. Lunch will be served at noon in the Miami High School Cafeteria. The induction ceremony will take place at 1:pm in the Miami High School auditorium, followed by an ice cream social. The public is invited to attend.



Jon Michael Kay passed away Wednesday at his home in Globe. He was 64. He is survived by his wife Sandy; his son Shane; his daughter; his brother; and 2 grandchildren.
Services for John Kay will be private.

Police Log

Globe Police arrested 24 year old Dalin Webster yesterday on a warrant for possession and use of drug paraphernalia.

38 year old Cory Stevenson was arrested for probation violation on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.

24 year old Dalin Webster was arrested at a traffic stop for driving with a suspended license.

A 17 year old juvenile was arrested for assault at Judy's Cookhouse.

Globe PD arrested 52 year old Robert Steele for public consumption and shoplifting.

Mesa Police arrested 27 year old Marlene Pazzi of Globe on a criminal trespass warrant.

Yavapai County Sheriff's Office arrested 32 year old Justin Justice of Globe on a child support warrant.

A hit and run driver went through the cemetery fence at Arbor and Golden Hill. The case is under investigation.

The Sheriff's Office is investigating a report of criminal damage to a vehicle at a residence on Hazen.

Globe Police are investigating a fraud report taken at a residence on Broad Street; criminal damage to a duplex behind the AM/PM; criminal damage to a residence on Holly Drive; and a report about threats taken at Connie's Store.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Concert Association Opens 56th Season

The Globe-Miami Community Concert Association opens its 56th season Thursday at 7:00pm with the Woods Tea Company. It’s at the Miami High School Auditorium.

Season tickets are still available: $35 for adults, $10 for students or $80 for a family. Call 425-6466 for more information.

Miami Jr/Sr HS Parent-Teacher Conferences

Miami Junior/Senior High School is having Parent-Teacher Conferences Thursday from 5 to 8:pm. Conferences will take place in the cafeteria for high school students and in the library for junior high students.

Police Log

Nobody was hurt in a single vehicle accident yesterday around noon in an area in Pinal Creek.

The Gila County Sheriff's Office arrested 58 year old Boyd Crick for disorderly conduct after a dispute on Rattlesnake and Roberts Drive.

Gila County Task Force arrested 40 year old Jason Winters on 3 bad check warrants and a warrant for disorderly conduct-fighting.

Graham County Sheriff's Office arrested 20 year old Monica Henry of San Carlos on a warrant for failure to appear on charges of aggravated assault and criminal damage.

Show Low Police arrested 25 year old Vincent Garica of Miami for failure to appear on a charge of unlawful use of means of transportation.

The Gila County Sheriff's Office is investigating a theft from a residence on Calle de Loma.

Globe Police are investigating criminal damage to a vehicle on South Agave and a report of theft by fraud taken at Bank of the West on Highway 60.


Dominic Owen Ramos, Sr. of San Carlos passed away last week at Mt. Vista Medical Center in Mesa. He was 49. He is survived by his mother Therlene Ramos; 4 sons; 6 daughters; 3 brothers; 6 sisters; and 18 grandchildren.
The wake for Dominic Ramos, Sr. will be Friday at 4:pm at the Therlene Ramos residence. The funeral is Saturday at 11:am at the Assembly of God Church.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Blog Note


I will be filling in for J.B. as morning host on KIKO-AM for the next few days. That means I will have less time to work on this blog.

There will be fewer blog posts and posts will appear later in the morning for a short while. Things will return to "normal" soon.

Thanks for your patience.


Democratic Club Meets Wednesday


Everyone is invited to attend the monthly meeting of the Miami-Globe Democratic Club Wednesday at Noon at DeMarco’s. The guest speaker is Margret Celix on Proposition 302, First Things First.


Arizona Food Prices Drop 5%


Arizona Food Prices dropped nearly 5% over the past three months. The Arizona Farm Bureau says the total cost of 16 basic grocery items is $2.36 less than it was three months ago. The informal Market Basket Survey shows that prices are 46 cents higher than this time last year.

Of the 16 items, 10 of them decreased in price and six increased. Sliced deli ham had the greatest decrease in price. It dropped $1.07 to $3.92 a pound. Shredded cheese increased the most. Its price went up 79 cents to $4.43 a pound.


Miami Library Closed Wednesday

Miami Memorial Library will be closed tomorrow (Wednesday). The staff will be attending an early literacy training workshop.

Supervisors Meet Today

The Gila County Board of Supervisors holds a Work Session this morning (Tuesday) at 10:00. The Supervisors will discuss the compilation of legislative proposals submitted by Arizona counties for the 5th Annual Legislative Summit. The purpose of the November Summit is to adopt a Legislative Agenda to be pursued by the County Supervisors Association.

Humane Society Meets Today

The High Desert Humane Society meets today (Tuesday) at 5:30pm at the Health Department office in Central Heights.

Sheriff's Office Raids 3 Marijuana Sites Within a Month

Gila County Sheriff John Armer reports that last week local and regional law enforcement made the third marijuana site raid within a month. Three separate marijuana sites were eradicated. The raids were a cooperative effort including the Sheriff’s Office, the Drug, Gang and Violent Crimes Task Force, Miami Police, Payson Police, Phoenix Police, the US Forest Service, Arizona Department of Public Safety, and Navajo County Sheriff’s Major Crime Apprehension Team.

The raids were conducted on September 17, September 29 and October 7 for a total of more than 7,700 marijuana plants. The plants had a street value of close to $10 million. Three suspects were taken into custody during the three operations. The investigations are still ongoing.

Police Log

There was a non-injury hit and run accident yesterday afternoon on Broad Street in front of Ortega Shoes. The case is under investigation.

Globe Police and Fire Department were dispatched to a residence on Euclid Avenue about a stabbing. The actual stabbing occurred on the San Carlos Apache Rservation. The victim was taken to Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center and the case is being investigated by San Carlos Police.

Miami Police arrested 45 year old Frank Araujo for assault/domestic violence.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office and Tri City EMS responded to a call about an injured person off the side of the road on Highway 188. The patient was flown to a Valley hospital.

Sheriff’s depuites responded to a domestic violence call yesterday morning at Pueblo Heights Mobile Home Park. 30 year old Violette Shananhan was arrested on unrelated warrants for assault, DUI and driving with a suspended license.

Deputies are investigating a report of a stolen vehicle on Star View Drive and a theft from a vehicle on Pinal Canyon.

Miami PD is investigating an attempted burglary from a vehicle parked on Keystone Avenue.


Lillian Blake passed away last week at Faubush Family Homes. She was 99.
Visitation for Lillian Blake will be Saturday at 9:00 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Claypool. The funeral is at 10:00.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Dump the Drugs Event October 23

You can get rid of expired or unused medications at the Copper Basin Coalition’s Dump the Drugs event on Saturday, October 23. It’s from 8:am until Noon at Fry’s.

The Youth Advisory Council will hold a bake sale and hot chocolate fundraiser during the event. The money will go to the Youth Advisory Council and their events.

Head Start & RIF Event October 19

The public is invited to Globe Head Start’s Open House and Reading is Fundamental Event next Tuesday (October 19). It’s from 10 to 11:am and 2 to 3:pm at the Head Start building in Globe.

This year the preschool is honoring Cecilia Gonzales, Kate Deitch and Esther Miller for their support of Head Start and Globe’s children.

At the Reading is Fundamental event, adult volunteers will read books to the children and each child will select a book to take home.

James Haley Announces Globe School Board Candidacy

James Haley has announced his candidacy for the Globe Unified School District Governing Board. Haley is a former Globe City Councilmember, coordinator of technology for the Globe School District, and lay teacher at Holy Angels School.

Haley says he will promote a safe, student centered learning environment; support partnerships involving students, parents and educators; and streamline District and school level administration, with accountability for administrators, teachers and students.

Miami Council Meets Monday

Miami Town Council meets tonight (Monday) at 6:30. The agenda includes possible action on a Public Nuisance ordinance. The Council will consider authorizing a grant application for Community Development Block Grant funds. There will also be a presentation from Gila Regional Council First Things First.


Arthur F. Nemmers of Wheatfields passed away Thursday at Heritage Health Care Center. He was 75. He is survived by 4 sisters, including Leola Graydon of Globe.
A potluck Memorial Service for Arthur Nemmers will be held Saturday at Noon at the Liquor Stables in Globe.