Friday, March 9, 2012

Bracamonte is GAAC Volunteer of the Quarter

Sonny Bracamonte has been named the first Globe Active Adult Center Volunteer of the Quarter

Globe Council Meets Monday at 6:PM

Globe City Council meets Monday at 6:00.

The Council will recognize the retirement of Bob Arthur and accept the donation of a 2008 Ford Truck from Southwest Gas Corporation.

The meeting includes a Public Hearing about the use of Community Development Block Grand funding for 2012.

Miami Council Meets Monday

Miami Town Council meets Monday at 6:30.

The Council will consider an Intergovernmental Agreement with Gila County to purchase the Cobre Valley Community Transit building and property at 506 Sullivan Street.

The Council will also consider a request to release $700 from the Genesis Special Event Fund to provide flowers for up to 10 light poles, at a cost of $70 a pole.

Tiarra Clark Arrested for Bomb Threat

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in connection with the bomb threat on Monday at the Gila County Courthouse.

28 year old Tiarra Clark was charged with “hoax,’ a class (4) felony and false reporting.

The arrest was the result of an investigation by Globe Police Sgt. Virgil Dodd.

Clark was also arrested on a failure to appear warrant for identity theft, theft of a credit card, fraudulent use of a credit card, burglary and theft.

Police Log

Yesterday Globe Police arrested 46 year old Marvin Anderson for trespassing at Walmart.

On Wednesday the Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 40 year old Riley French of Superior for promoting prison contraband.

29 year old Daniel Lopez was cited and released for driving with a suspended license.

48 year old inmate Rojelio Delagado was arrested on a warrant for obstructing a court order on a DUI.

Deputies are investigating criminal damage to the entrance to the Fairgrounds; a fraud report taken at a residence on Highway 77; and a burglary at a residence on Morrow.

Flagstaff Police arrested 23 year old Lacey Ericson of Globe on a failure to comply warrant for disorderly conduct.


Betty Frances Boyd of Globe passed away Wednesday at Heritage Healthcare Center. She was 88. She is survived by 5 children; her brother; her aunt Mary Powers of Globe; 8 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
The funeral for Betty Boyd will be private.

John Lewis Beams, Jr. of Cutter passed away Monday at Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center. He was 74. He is survived by his brother Robert Flanders of Cutter and 2 sisters.
The funeral for John Beams will be private.

March Madness Boutique

The March Madness Boutique takes place tomorrow (Saturday) from 9 until 4 at Divine Grace Presbyterian Church.

Proceeds benfit the Southwest Islet Cell Transplant Fund, in honor of Jason Sanchez.

There will be raffles, handcrafted items, concession stands and bake sales.

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Historic Home Tour and Events This Weekend

The 28th annual Historic Home and Building Tour takes place Saturday and Sunday in Globe. The event features stops at several territorial-day homes and historic buildings.This year the tour includes a special visit to the historic Globe Cemetery, along with stops for an antique show and quilt show.

Tours leave the train depot in downtown Globe between 9:am and 3:pm both days. The tour has been named an official Centennial Event by the state.

This year Miami is also having a building tour. It’s Saturday from 9 to 4, starting at the Bullion Plaza Museum.

The Gila County Historical Society will have its annual antique show both days at Globe High School. The new high school Hall of Fame will be open for the weekend as well. And there will be a car show in the high school parking lot.

The Copper Country Quilters Guild will have their annual Pieces of Friendship show at the Cobre Valley Center for the Arts.

The Centennial Band will perform Saturday afternoon at 3:00 in the Globe High School auditorium.

Apache Leap Mining Festival

The 24th Annual Apache Leap Mining Festival is going on Friday through Sunday in Superior. Miners will be competing for $2,000 in cash prizes.

There will also be free entertainment, including the Yellow Bird Native American Dancers, Sun City Poms, and Western reenactments. There’s also chihuahua races, a carnival, food, vendors and a Saturday night street dance.

For more information call the Superior Chamber of Commerce at 520-689-0200.

Free E-Waste Recycling Event

A free E-Waste Recycling Event will be held in Globe on Saturday, March 31. This is an opportunity to recycle unwanted TV’s computers, monitors, printers, batteries, chargers, cell phones, VCR’s, CD and DVD players, fax machines, small appliances, and cables and cords. They will also shred ensitive paper documents as well.

The event will be from 8:am until 1:pm on Highway 60, next to Dollar Tree.

United Blood Drive March 28

Globe High School Hospitality is sponsoring the United Blood Drive on Wednesday, March 28. It will be from 8:am until 1:pm in the Globe High School auditorium.

Donated blood is used to help patients who are sick, require surgery or have been injured in an accident.

To sign up, go to

29th Annual Copper Coffee March 31

The 29th Annual Copper Coffee will take place on Saturday, March 31 at the Cobre Valley Country Club from 10:am until Noon. The Pinal Mountain chapter of the Women’s Auxiliary of the Association of Mining Engineers invites the community to attend.

There is no charge but donations will be accepted to support an annual scholarship and activities for local students.

For more information call 425-7242.

Police Log

Nobody was hurt in a two vehicle collision on Highway 70 and High Desert Drive. Both cars were towed from the scene. One driver was cited for failure to yield.

There were no injuries in an accident Tuesday afternoon at 3rd Street and Ash. No citations were issued.

No injuries were reported in a collision Tuesday night at Highway 60 and Hunter Drive. A Phoenix man was arrested for driving with a suspended license and an outstanding Maricopa County warrant.

Globe Police arrested 38 year old Dwaine Gray last night for disorderly conduct/domestic violence after a disturbance at a residence on 2nd Street.

29 year old Scott Victor was arrested Tuesday night at a residence on Linda Vista Drive for criminal damage/domestic violence.

Two people were arrested for shoplifting Tuesday night at Walmart. 30 year old Anna May and 37 year old Jamie Cook were booked into the Gila County Jail.

Officers are investigating a shoplifting report taken at a business on hHghway 60.

Miami Police arrested 32 year old Anthony Guerra on a child support warrant.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Sensitive Documents Found in Dumpster

Two women looking for savings in a Payson dumpster found hundreds of documents containing personal information that could be used for identity theft. They found applications for the WIC program which provides food and health services for low income pregnant women.

Lynda Perkins contacted ABC15 and they joined her for another dumpster dive a few days later. They found even more files of paper work in the same recycling bin.

Gila County employee Sherri Miller told the TV station that she was responsible for throwing the papers away. She said that they normally shred the forms but couldn’t give a reason why they didn’t this time.

Gila County Health and Emergency Services Director Michael Driscoll apologized for the mistake and said they would make sure it doesn’t happen again.

But at least one person whose personal information was found in the dumpster says she plans to take legal action against the Gila County Health Division.

Globe School Board Meets Tonight

The Globe School Board meets today (Wednesday) at 6:pm in the High Desert Middle School auditorium.

The agenda includes a presentation of the State Cheerleading Competition.

Technical Report Concludes Significant Uranium at Workman Creek Project

Uranium Energy Corp. says that the company has received an independednt technical report for the Workman Creek Project in Gila County that reports an inferred mineral resource of 5.5 million pounds.

The Workman Creek Project consists of 180 unpatentef mining claims covering 3,600 acres. It is located in a remote area of the Dripping Springs Mining District abot 30 miles north of Miami.

The authors of the technical report concluded that geological similarities and historic mining activity show excellent potential for significant uranium mineralization.


Alex D. Dorame of Globe passed away March 2 at Desert Palm Nursing Home in Tucson. He was 87. He is survived by his daughter; his brother Bob of Globe; 2 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
Visitation for Alex Dorame will be Friday from 4 to 6:pm at Lamont Mortuary. Rosary is at 7:30 at Holy Angels Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday at 10:am.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Globe Active Adult Center Will Have Three 'Concerts in the Park'

The Globe Active Adult Center invites the community to three Concerts in the Park this spring.

Music on Friday, April 20 will be provided by Imagine with Neto Vasquez.

The May 18 concert features the Miami Big Band Sound with Joe Sanchez.

And on June 15 the Centennial Band will perform.

The entertainment is free, and hot dogs, chips and soda will be available for purchase.

Police Log

Nobody was hurt in a single vehicle accident yesterday evening on Highway 60.

A car jumped a curb and struck a business yesterday in Miami. There were no injuries or citations issued. The cause is believed to be equipment failure.

There was a bomb threat yesterday afternoon at the Gila County Courthouse. No bomb was found.

Monday, March 5, 2012

Hardscrabble Series Presents Program on Genealogy Research

The next Miami Hardscrabble program will feature Lynne Perry talking about “Genealogy Research.”

It will be at the Bullion Plaza Museum at 6:30pm on Wednesday, March 14.

The program is free and will be followed by light refreshments.

Events at GHS This Weekend

Globe High School will be a busy place ths weekend. The free events include the Historical Society’s antique show, a car show, and the Alumni Association’s open house.

The Centennial Band will perform a concert on Saturday at 3:pm in the Globe High School auditorium.

Redondo Pleads Guilty

On Friday, former Globe resident Christopher Angel Redondo plead guilty to first degree murder in the death of Ernie Singh.

Redondo admitted that on the evening of June 24,2009, he went to the Singh residence in Miami with the intent to kill Ernie Singh. Redondo used a shotgun to shoot the victim through the window of the residence. It was not until months later that Redondo was identified as the shooter through the cooperative investigation of multiple local agencies.

Redondo was sentenced by Judge Peter Cahill to life in prison without parole.

Police Log

On Saturday the Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 35 year old Amanda Wallace on warrants for child support and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Deputies are investigating a burglary at Four Star Mobile Home Park.

DPS in Tucson arrested 51 year old Billy Smith of Globe on warrants for disorderly conduct/domestic violence and child support.

Miami Police took a report of criminal damage caused by a chemical being intentionally thrown onto a vehicle, and two separate cases of of bicycles stolen from Miami yards.

Globe Police are investigating a burglary at a residence on East Street and an attempted burglary at a residence on Glance Street


Sylvester Scott Early of Peridot passed away February 27 at Copper Muntain Inn. He was 67. He is survived by his daughter Karol; his sister Mercllene Haan; his brother Lowdry; and 2 grandchildren.
The wake for Sylvester Early is Friday at 4:pm at the Early residence. The funeral is Saturday at 1:pm at San Carlos Miracle Church.