Thursday, January 5, 2012

Artist Opening Reception at CVCA

An Opening Reception for artists Barbara Kishbaugh and Jim Linstrom will be held Saturday from 11:am until 3:pm at the Cobre Valley Center for the Arts.

Jack San Felice to Speak January 11

Author Jack San Felice is the guest speaker for January’s Miami Hardscrabble lecture series on Wednesday, January 11. His topic is “Stage Coach Robbery Trail, Silver King to Globe.”

The presentation will begin at 6:30 pm at the Miami Public Library. Light refreshments will be served.

Miami Council Special Meeting

The Miami Town Council will have a Special Meeting on Saturday morning at 10:30 to conduct interviews for the position of Town Clerk.

The Council may take action following the interviews.

'Desert Walks'

Tonto National Forest volunteers are sponsoring a weekly “Desert Walks” program on the Lower Salt River and at Tortilla Campground. The walks highlight wildlife and desert plants used by Native Americans.

The walks are over easy terrain and last about an hour and a half. Sun protection, comfortable walking shoes, and water are recommended. There is no charge and a Tonto Pass is not required.

The lower Salt River walks are conducted Tuesday mornings at 10 a.m The Tortilla Campground walks are Wednesdays at 1 pm.

Updates and more information on the Desert Walk program can be found online at

GHS Alumni Meeting January 12

The Globe High School Alumni committee will have a meeting on Thursday, January 12 at 5 pm. They will discuss organizing an Alumni picnic. The meeting will take place at Guayo’s on the Trail.

Police Log

Globe Police arrested 26 year old Erica Columbus yesterday for shoplifting at Walmart.

50 year old Louise Carter was arrested at a traffic stop for driving with a suspended license.

18 year old Christian Sisto was arrested for underage consumption at Globe High School. Shortly after that 18 year old Chelsea Stevens and 18 year old Albre Altha were also arrested for underage consumption.

A Gila County Sheriff’s Deputy served a warrant to 42 year old inmate Rodney Griego for possession of dangerous drugs for sale, possession of drug paraphernalia and misconduct involving weapons.

Mesa Police arrested Price Phillips and 41 year old Gayle Lynn of Globe for eleven warrants for bad checks.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

January Arts Show at CVCA

The Cobre Valley Center for the Arts presents a show of art works by Jim Lindstrom from now through January 31.

Jim creates innovative art referred to as "Rustik Kaleidoscope," featuring pictures from the Globe-Miami area.

Art pieces from Jim's show will be available for purchase.

For more information call the Center at 425-0884.

'Welcome Winter Visitors Weekend' at BTA

If you have an out of state license plate, Boyce Thompson Arboretum is offering a two-for-one admission discount this Saturday and Sunday (January 7 and 8).

The annual “welcome winter visitors weekend” features guided tours of the main trail at 11:am. Minnesota humorist and singer/songwriter Mark Fogelson will give a concert both days at 2:pm. There’s also a special “how to juice prickly pear cactus fruits” class on Sunday afternoon.

Winter Clothing Sale at Humane Society Thrift Store

The High Desert Humane Society Thrift Store and Boutique in downtown Globe is holding a Winter Clothing Sale. They have a wide selection of sweats, fleece garments, and sweaters.

The High Desert Humane Society Thrift Store and Boutique is located at 365 N. Broad St. in downtown Globe.

Money spent helps animals in the Globe-Miami area.


Guillermo J. Ballesteros of Globe passed away December 30 at Heritage Healthcare Center. He was 91.He is survived by 2 sons; 2 daughters; 18 grandchildren, several great grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation for Guillermo Ballesteros is today ( Wednesday) at 9:am. at Holy Angels Catholic Church. Rosary is at 9:30 and Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:00.

Webb Daniel Evans passed away December 26. He was 77. He is survived by his wife Jerry; his sister; 7 children, 18 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
A Memorial Service for Webb Evans will be held Friday, Jan. 13, at 1:pm at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Stake Center in Globe.

Twila June Thompson passed away December 24 at St. Joseph Hospital in Tucson. She was 73. She is survived by her daughter; 2 sons; 2 brothers and 2 sisters.
A memorial service for Twila Thompson will be held on Friday at 7 pm at Freedom Fellowship Church. A graveside service will be held at Mountain Breeze Memorial Garden on Saturday at 11 am.
Memorial donations may be made to Gospel Rescue Mission, 707 West Miracle Mile, Tucson, AZ 85705, 520- 740-1501.

A memorial service for Patricia Todd will be held Saturday at 11:am at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church.

Local Students Smoking Tea and Spice

The Copper Basin Coalition is warning parents that local high schools in the Globe-Miami area have reportedly caught students smoking regular tea bags in an attempt to get high. The Coalition advises that students may also be using the kitchen spice nutmeg to get high.

The Copper Basin Coalition is a community organization working to prevent and reduce substance abuse among local youth. For information call 425-9276.

Police Log

Gila County Task Force arrested two people at a traffic stop for possession of dangerous Drugs, possession of dangerous drugs for sale and possession of drug paraphernalia. 42 year old Rodney Griego and 39 year old Julie Barron were booked into the Gila County Jail.

A deputy took a report at Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center about
an assault that occurred on Deer Farm Road in Dripping Springs. The case is under investigation.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Police Log

Globe Police arrested 42 year old Terrence Gutierrez on a failure to comply warrant for DUI.

Gila County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating a theft from a mailbox on Broadway and a report of threats by text messages in the Quail Ridge area.

Monday, January 2, 2012

Meals on Wheels Volunteers Needed

Globe Active Adult Center needs volunteers for the Meals on Wheels program.
Volunteers are needed to deliver meals to homebound seniors on Tuesdays, 2 or 3 times a month.

To volunteer, or for more information, call Meals on Wheels Volunteers Coordinator Martha Skamel at 425-3343. Or call the Globe Active Adult Center at 425-9030 and ask for Senior Center Manager Jane Eck.

Police Log

Yesterday the Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 44 year old Allan Ross of Roosevelt for domestic violence/assault, threats and disorderly conduct.

50 year old Carolyn Castillo was cited and released yesterday for DUI.

On Saturday a deputy arrested 47 year old Lewis Williams for domestic violence/assault, disorderly conduct and criminal damage after a disturbance on Walliman Road.

35 year old Kyron Grow of Tonopah was cited and released at Four Star Mobile Home Park for animal cruelty.

Globe Police arrested 20 year old Ernesto Mendoza on a failure to comply warrant for resisting arrest.

On Friday a Sheriff’s Deputy arrested 46 year old Gabriel Acosta for aggravated assault/domestic violence, endangerment, misconduct involving a weapon and prohibited possessor.

25 year old Gilbert Rivera was arrested on a probatiobn violation warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office arrested 28 year old James Ayson of Globe on a failure to comply warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Deputies are investigating a burglary at a residence on Russell Road and a burglary at Lakeview Mobile Home Park.