Friday, March 11, 2011

Reader's Digest RV Comes to Globe March 19 to Deliver Check


The City of Globe is one of the 100 cities to receive stimulus funds as part of the Reader’s Digest “We Hear You America” tour.

The Reader’s Digest custom RV will be in Globe on Saturday, March 19 to deliver the check. Citizens of each city where the RV stops can sign up to win the RV.


Screenings in April and May for Student Special Services

The Miami School District and the Arizona Early Intervention Program are looking for children up to 36 months old and educationally at risk 3 and 4 year old children with disabilities or developmental delays. Those who meet the necessary criteria may be eligible for special services.

Screenings will be conducted on April 18 and on May 2 from 8:30am until 3:pm at Miami High School. Call Student Services at 425-3271 to schedule an appointment.

Slick DVD Produced to 'Sell' Local Private Prison Proposal

Be sure to watch this video of the DVD produced by Emerald Companies to "sell" the Globe private prison idea. Remember it was made before most people even knew about the proposal.

Visit They plan to post the entire debates between Jim Moss and Mickie Nye that aired this week on KIKO's Open Line.

(Thank you Globe-Miami Times for posting this and other important articles about the private prison proposal.)

Police Log

Globe Police arrested 61 year old Hector Montolla for domestic violence/disorderly conduct.

Officers are investigating a domestic violence incident at a residence on Euclid.

Obituary Correction

Annabelle Joyce of Globe passed away Monday at Copper Mountain Inn. She was 72. She is survived by 4 children; her brother; and 6 grandchildren.
Services for Annabelle Joyce will be private.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

'March for Babies' on Saturday at Bullion Plaza

The annual March of Dimes March for Babies event begins with registration at 7:am Saturday at the Bullion Plaza Park. The 3.5 mile walk kicks off at 8:am.

Funds raised by March for Babies in Arizona help support prenatal wellness programs, research grants, NICU family support programs and advocacy programs for healthier babies.

Special Events Conclude Smithsonian Exhibit

The final weekend of the Smithsonian foods exhibit at the Gila County Historical Museum includes a “Cowboy and Apache Days” presentation.

Old time ranchers will tell stories about the early days around a “campfire.” Another group will demonstarte Dutch Oven cooking and make cobblers in Dutch Ovens over an open fire. This will be served to the public about mid-afternoon and topped with homemade ice cream.

To demonstrate the Apache part of the event, there will be a fry bread booth operated by San Carlos residents and an offering of Apache arts and crafts. Entertainment will be provided by the Apache Crown Dancers and a traditional Apache flute player.

The event starts at 1:pm Saturday and is free of charge.

Ice House Canyon Bridge Narrows to One Lane Next Week

Beginning Monday (March 14) and continuing through Wednesday, the Ice House Canyon Bridge will be narrowed to one lane of traffic and the Bear Tree Crossing will be closed. This will be between 6:am and 6:pm, Monday through Wednesday. A flagger will be present during these times.

Globe Lions Collect for the Needy

On Friday and Saturday March 25 and 26, the Globe Lions Club and their donation jars will be in front of grocery stores, banks and the Post Office. Your donations go to the less fortunate in our community for eye exams and new eyeglasses.

Old eyeglasses, hearing aids, cell phones and chargers, and small medical equipment may be placed in Lions’ collection boxes around the community. They are recycled and distributed by Lions Clubs all over the world where they are needed.

Miami Genesis Board Meets Tonight

The Town of Miami Genesis Board meets tonight (Thursday) at 6:00 at the Miami Town Council Chambers.

They’ll review and discuss Open Meeting Laws and the Genesis Board’s role as an advisory committee to the Town Council. They will also elect officers, discuss and create a Mission Statement and bylaws, and discuss long and short term goals.

Police Log

An injury accident occurred yesterrday afternoon on Highway 60 at MP 246.8. No further information is available.

There was a two vehicle accident yesterday afternoon at Oak and Ash Streets.

An officer took a stolen vehicle report yesterday morning. Shortly afterwards, information was received from the Sheriff’s Office that the vehicle had been involved in an accident near Pinal Creek and Silver Hills Road. 24 year old Daniel Pratt was charged with false reporting.

28 year old Robert Anderson was arrested on a child support and a failure to appear warrant.

35 year old Shawna Tsosie was arrested early this morning on warrants for contempt of court and child support.

Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 18 year old Erick Moore on a failure to appear warrant for assault.

40 year old Manuel Casillas was arrested on a child support warrant and a failure to comply warrant for assault.

A School Resource Sergeant took a report of an assault that occurred at Miami Junior High School.

The Sheriff’s Office is investigating an attempted burglary on Golden Way.


David Lee Perotti—better known as “Curley Hadley”--of San Carlos passed away last week at Odyssey Hospice in Mesa. He was 48.
He is survived by his father Lorenzo Hadley; his sons Amador, Sean and Joshua; his daughter Hadessa; 2 brothers and his sister.
The wake for Curley Hadley is tomorrow (Friday) at 4:30 at the Jackson Pechuli residence.
The funeral is Saturday at 1:pm at San Carlos Riverside Church.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Copper Cities Community Players Auditions

Auditions for the Copper Cities Commuity Players will be held tomorrow night (Thursday) at 7:00 in the Old Courthouse Theater at the Cobre Valley Center for the Arts. There are also positions for back stage and production help.

Call 425-8111 for more information or if you need to arrange another date for an audition.

Blood Drive On Thursday

A Community Blood Drive will take place tomorrow (Thursday) from 1 to 6:pm at the LDS Church in Claypool. Child care is available. Donors will receive a $2 coupon from Shining Times Car Wash.

Dream Manor Inn Is Among Small Business Award Winners

The Dream Manor Inn is among the 2011 Success Award Winners to be honored on March 22 at the State Capitol. The annual awards are given by the Arizona Small Business Development Center Network.

Public Hearings Scheduled For Five Year Transportation Program

The State Transportation Board recently adopted a tentative Five-Year Program. Three public hearings will allow citizens to comment before the program is finalized.

A public hearing will be held in Sahuarita on March 18, in Phoenix on April 15, and in Flagstaff on May 20.

The Phoenix meeting will be at the ADOT office on 17th Avenue at 9:am on Friday, April 15.

For more information visit the ADOT website at

Icehouse Canyon Road Closed March 15

The City of Globe will close a portion of Icehouse Canyon Road on Tuesday (March 15) to allow the Water Department to install a new 6” water line.

Icehouse Canyon Road will be closed from South Six Shooter Canyon Road to El Paso Road between 6:am and 4:pm.

Residents who need access to Icehouse Canyon Road will be diverted along South Hagen Road and past the Globe baseball fields and Public Works Maintenance Yard. Traffic will be diverted along Liberty High School.

Hardscrabble Series Presents History of Roosevelt Dam

The 100th anniversary of the Theodore Roosevelt Dam is being celebrated this month. Tonight (Wednesday) the Miami Hardscrabble Series presents Richard Powers, speaking on the history of Roosevelt Dam. The presentation starts at 7:00 at the Miami Library.

Powers is a local author and historian. He was involved with the renovation of the dam and reconstruction of Apache Trail while working for the Department of Transportation.

Globe Senior Center Site Council meeting

The Globe Senior Center Site Council meeting is today (Wednesday) at 12:45pm. They’ll discuss upcoming events and suggestions for improvements.

The Globe Senior Center provides free legal assistance on Fridays beginning at 10:am on a first come, first serve basis.

Miami Jr/Sr High School Parent Teacher Conferences

Miami Junior and Senior High School is having Parent-Teacher Conferences today (Wednesday) from 5 to 7: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 two vehicle accident yesterday at Highway 60 and Main Street. One driver was cited for failure to control a vehicle to avoid an accident.

Globe Police arrested 29 year old Jeffrey Werner yesterday at a traffic stop. A records check showed Werner had outstanding warrants for child support and probation violation. He was also charged with possession of dangerous drugs for sale, possession of marijuana, aggravated assault on a police officer and resisting arrest.

43 year old David Sutton was arrested for possession of dangerous drugs after a domestic dispute at Copper Country Mobile Home Park.

Miami Police were called to the Reppy Avenue area after a man was seen looking into houses. 38 year old Cory Hughes of Mesa was contacted and arrested on a Department of Corrections warrant for parole violation.

Navajo County Sheriff’s Office arrested 49 year old Colleen Burkhalter of Globe on a child support warrant and a failure to comply warrant for disorderly conduct.


Lifetime Miami resident Lupe N. Gaona passed away Monday at Copper Mouintain Inn. He was 79.
Visitation for Lupe Gaona is tomorrow (Thursday) at 9:am at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church. Rosary is at 9:30 and Mass is at 10:00.

Monday, March 7, 2011

Besh Ba Gowah Celebrates Archaeology Awareness Month


Besh Ba Gowah Archaeological Park is celebrating Arizona Archaeology Awareness Month with an Open House on Saturday and Sunday, March 19 and 20. Park admission will be free on Saturday but will return to regular admission fees on Sunday.

Events that weekend include guided tours at 10:30am and 2:pm., Native American entertainment at Noon, and hands-on activity for kids and adults.

For more information call 425-0320.


United Fund Taking Applications

United Fund of Globe-Miami is accepting applications for funding aid for the 2012 campaign. This is open to all local non-profit organizations with 501(c)3 standing.

The application deadline is April 29. Contact the United Fund office at (602) 490-8083.

The mailing address is P.O. Box 2160, Globe, AZ 85502. Email:

Busy Fire Season Ahead

Firefighters and weather forecasters say the 65,000 acre grass fire in southeastern New Mexico is a sign of what’s ahead for most of the Southwest.

Dry vegetation, above normal temperatures, high winds and little chance of significant future rainfall suggests a busy fire season.

KOLD reports that more than 125 square miles have burned in New Mexico along with barns, storage sheds and other structures.

Officials say conditions are expected to worsen across southeastern Arizona and in New Mexico up through the middle Rio Grande Valley.


Kevin Earl Cadue of Phoenix passed away last week at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center. He was 30. He is survived by his mother Sarah Smith of San Carlos; his father and stepmother; his sister; and his grandmother.
Services for Kevin Cadue will be held Saturday from 2 until 5:pm at Lamont Mortuary.

GCC Survey Rates Interest in Possible New Programs

Gila Community College is conducting a survey to find out the level of interest for possible new programs in the healthcare field.

The programs being explored include Physical Therapy Assistant, Dental Hygienist, Respiratory Therapy Technician or Assistant, and Registered Nursing.

If you are interested in any of these programs, you are encouraged to complete the online survey by March 15.

To take the survey, click here.

Book Fair This Week at Copper Rim Library

The County Book Fair is being held this week in the Copper Rim School Library. The hours are 7:30am until 4:pm with extended hours on Thursday until 7:pm during Parent-Teacher Conferences.

There are all levels of books from pre-K to Young Adult. Wish Book coupons are available for parents to select books for their students’ classroom libraries.

Miami School Board Meets Tonight

Miami School Board meets tonight (Monday) at 6:30 in the Miami High School Library.

Police Log

Miami PD reports that there was a four vehicle collision over the weekend on Highway 60 west of the Miami City Limits. Five people were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
One vehicle hit another from behind causing a chain reaction.

Miami Police arrested 21 year old Edward Delatorre for criminal trespass.

Globe Police located the suspect driver in a hit and run accident that occurred yesterday afternoon in the Fry’s parking lot. 25 year old Dillon Hatch was charged with leaving the scene of an accident and driving with a suspnded license.

There was a two vehicle accident yesterday afternoon at Broad and Sycamore Streets. No further information is available.

Two people were arrested after a doemstic dispute yesterday morning at a residence on Third Street. 25 year old Tiffany Horton and 23 year old Devin Chavez were both arrested for domestic violence and criminal damage.

23 year old Cody Andress was arrested last night after a domestic incident in the Pizza Hut parking lot. Andress was arrested for possession of marijuana and an outstanding warrant from Maricopa County.

An accident occurred Friday evening on Highway 60 at Radonovich Drive. One person was taken to Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested two people Friday night after a domestic disturbance at Alhambra Mobile Home Park. 21 year old Lacy Gonzales was charged with domesti violence/disorderly conduct. 22 year old Alexander Juvera had two outstanding warrants for driving with a suspended license.

19 year old William Lagunas was arrested Friday night for driving with a suspended license.

Deputies are investigating criminal damage to a vehicle on Bixby Road and a harrassment report taken at Guayio’s on the Trail.

Globe Police are investigating a burglary at a business on East Ash; burglary from an auto at a business on East Ash; and a report of property stolen outside a business on Broad Street.