Friday, April 20, 2012

Book Fair at Las Lomas

Las Lomaa Elementary School is having a “Buy One, Get One Free” Book Fair this week from 7:30am until 3:45pm.

The Book Fair will also be open on Tuesday from 5:30 until 7:30pm during their “Spring Into a Good Book” program at the school.

Globe Council Meets Monday

Globe City Council meets Monday at 6:pm. They’ll consider an amendment to the Globe City Code that allows the City Manager to waive certain fees for good cause shown.

The meeting includes a number of Special Presentations. Globe Police Chief Lee Kinnard will introduce dispatcher Jordon Reardon and Officer Douglas Brundrett.

There will be a presentation of Reina de Las Flores Royalty and contestants.

Other presentations will declare April 22-28 to be the Week of the Young Child in Globe; April 27 to be Arbor Day; May 12 as Letter Carrier Food Drive Day; and May 3 to be a Day of Prayer in Globe.

Miami Town Council Meeting Rescheduled for April 30

The Miami Town Council has cancelled the Special Meeting scheduled for Monday, April 23.

The meeting has been rescheduled for Monday, April 30 at 6:30pm.

Police Log

The Gila County Task Force arrested 41 year old Jason Winters on three failure to comply warrants for issuing a bad check, criminal trespass and fishing without a license.

34 year old Paul Paschall was arrested for promoting prison contraband, possession of marijuana and driving with a suspended license.

Phoenix Police arrested 30 year old Lucy Salazar of Globe on a failure to comply warrant for issuing a bad check.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a stolen dirt bike and ATV from a business in Claypool; a report of threats taken at a residence on Scott Avenue; and a criminal damage report about an incident that occurred at a residence on Indian Avenue.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Miami Boomtown Spree This Weekend

The Miami Boomtown Spree begins with a parade Friday night at 6:pm on Sullivan Street. There will be live music and dancing from 7 until 9:30 at the Haul Truck Stage.

Saturday events include the Copper Crawl Hill Run with registration at 6:30am, and the Stair Climb with registration beginning at 7:30. There will be a pancake breakfast from 7 until 11:am at the Miami Senior Center. Mining events and entertainment continue throughout the day.

Junior Mining events begin at Noon on Sunday. The Bed Races start at 3:pm at Bullion Plaza Park. Festivities end at 5:pm.

'Wyatt Earp: A Life on the Frontier'

'Wyatt Earp: A Life on the Frontier'--The Story Hollywood Didn't Tell. This performance at the Cobre Valley Center for the Arts starts at 1:p.m on Saturday. The free program is followed by a wine and cheese tasting party with a minimum donation per tasting.

Then at 4:pm, storyteller Martin Rivera will give a performance at the Globe Public Library.

Both of these programs are sponsored by the Globe Public Library with support from the Arizona State Library Service.

Concert in the Park at Globe Active Adult Center

Everyone is invited to the Concert in the Park on Friday night at the Globe Active Adult Center. It starts at 5:pm and lasts until 7:pm. Music is by Neto Vasquez and Imagine.

They’ll have hot dogs, chips and soda for $3.00, plus games for the kids and fun for everyone.

Cobre Valley Republicans Meet Saturday Morning

Cobre Valley Republicans will meet Saturday at 9:30am at Joe’s Broad Street Grill.

In addition to the monthly meetings on the third Saturday, Cobre Valley Republicans now also have evening meetings on the second Tuesday of each month. The next evening meeting will be on May 8 at 6:30pm at Bernard’s Coffee Station.

No Charge for Greenwaste This Saturday at Landfill

In honor of Earth Day, the Russell Gulch Landfill is accepting greenwaste on Saturday at no charge. This is to encourage residents to clear their property of weeds and brush in preparation for wildfire season.

Greenwaste includes tree limbs, brush, grass clippings and leaves.

The landfill’s summer hours are 6;am to 4:pm Monday through Saturday

Flag Disposal Event on Saturday

The American Legion will have a flag disposal event on Saturday at 11:am.

Food will be available and donations will be accepted.

Globe Library Will Resume Saturday Hours on April 28

Globe Public Library announces that it will be open on Saturdays again starting next Saturday, April 28.

Globe Library hours are 9:am to 5:30pm on Monday, Tuesday and Friday; 9:am to 7:pm on Wednesday and Thursday; and starting next Saturday, April 28, on Saturdays from 10:am to 2:pm.

Police Log

Globe Police arrested 28 year old Tee Jay Francisco on a failure to appear warrant for burglary, criminal damage and theft.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 24 year old Mikole Westberry on a child support warrant.

Deputies are investigating a report of trespassing at a residence on Second Avenue and a theft from the yard at a residence on Yuma Trail.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

CVIT Career and Education Fair

Cobre Valley Institute of Technology and Gila Community College invite high school sophomores and their families to a career and education fair on Wednesday, April 25. It’s from 8:am until 3:pm.

Sophomores from Superior, Miami, Globe, San Carlos and Hayden will be transported by their high schools to the event. All other high schools are invited to join in

CVIT programs include Certified Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant, Fire Science, Law Enforcement, Electrical and Instrumentation Technology, Welding Technology, and Graphic Design. Participating agencies include the Gila County Sheriff’s Office and Globe Fire Department.

For more information about Cobre Valley Institute of Technology call 425-9654.

National Crime Victims' Rights Week

April 22-28 is National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. The Gila County Attorney’s Office will have a display and information booth at the Gila County Courthouse to raise awareness about domestic violence. The display will have information on resources, safety plans, and services available for victims of abuse.

If you are a crime victim and need assistance or referral for local services related to domestic violence, visit Gila County Victims Services on Broad Street or call 402-8836.

Meet the Four Finalists for Globe Superintendent

The Globe School Board has chosen four finalists for the position of School Superintendent.

Interviews will take place on Monday, May 7. Finalists will tour the schools and meet informally with students, staff and community members.

A community forum will be held at 4:30pm on May 7 to allow you to meet and interact with the finalists. You will also have the opportunity to give your feedback to the school board.

Opening Ceremonies at Bullion Plaza

The Governor Mofford Room and the Slavic Cultural Center will have their opening ceremony at 10:am on Saturday in the gym behind Bullion Plaza.

The museum will be open until 3:30 so visitors can view the collection and displays.

Police Log

Last night Globe Police arrested 24 year old Christian Garcia for domestic violence/disorderly conduct and endangerment at a business on North Broad Street.

49 year old Barbara Wilson of Flagstaff was arrested for disorderly conduct after a disturbance at a business on East Ash.

Officers are investigating a burglary at a business on Highway 60 and a burglary at a residence on East Sycamore.

The Navajo County Sheriff’s Office arrested 29 year old James Holmstrom of Globe on warrants for child support, and possesssion and use of marijuana.


The wake for Ernie Henry is Thursday at 1:pm at the David Cody residence in Whiteriver. The funeral is Friday at 10:am.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

CVRMC Health Fair May 12

The Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center Health Fair will be on Saturday, May 12 from 9:am until 1:pm.

The event includes free health screenings, including screenings for cholesterol, blood pressure and diabetes.

There will also be a Classic Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show; Salsa and Healthy Dessert Contest; a Craft Fair; a Book Fair; and children’s activities.

The “Get Fit” Run/Walk starts at 7:am. Register online at

For more information about the May 12 Health Fair at Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center, call 402-1141.

Globe School Board Meets Wednesday

The Globe School Board meets Wednesday at 6:pm in the High Desert Middle School auditorium. It will be followed by an Executive Session.

SEABHS Open House on May 18

Southeastern Arizona Behavioral Health Services will have an Open House on Friday, May 18 from 10:am until Noon.

Refreshments will be served and staff will be there to answer any questions you may have.

Southeastern Arizona Behavioral Health Services provides counseling, family support, independent living skills training, parenting classes and psychiatric services.

They’re located in the Old Town Plaza in Globe.

GCC Open House April 25

Gila Community College invites everyone to an Open House on Wednesday, April 25 from 3 to 5:pm. The Open House will provide tours and information for anyone interested in attending the college this fall. A financial aid workshop will be provided.

For more information call the Gila Pueblo Campus at 425-8481.

U of A Dedicates Native American Women's Arch

Last Friday the Native American Women’s Arch was dedicated at the Women’s Plaza of Honor at the University of Arizona. All 22 Arizona tribes were recognized.

The arch honors leaders, artists, healers, scholars, mothers, daughters and sisters who have brought honor to their communities.

At the ceremony the San Carlos Apache Tribe recognized Jeanette Clark Cassa, Janie Ferreira, Evalena Henry and Alberta Rope.

Supervisors Meet Today at 10:am

The Gila County Board of Supervisors meets this morning (Tuesday) at 10:00.

The Supervisors will proclaim the week of April 22-28 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week in Gila County. They will also proclaim that week as the Week of the Young Child in Gila County.

The Supervisors will meet as the Gila County Library District Board of Directors to consider a license agreement with Recorded Books, LLC for digital audio books for the County's library users. They will also consider a renewal application for an $85,000 First Things First Literacy Grant.

Police Log

Globe Police arrested 27 year old Russell Giles around midnight last night for disorderly conduct/domestic violence at a residence on Silver Street.


Letha Yandell of Globe passed away April 12. She was 93. She is survived by her daughter Jeanette Ortega of Globe; 5 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.
A Memorial Service for Letha Yandell will be held this morning (Tuesday) at 10:30 at Miles Funeral Services Globe.

Monday, April 16, 2012

Home Rule Forum in Miami

The Town of Miami is having a public forum Tuesday about the Home Rule issue that will be on the May 15 General Election ballot.

It starts at 6:00 at the Bullion Plaza Cultural Center and Museum.

Nutrition Presentation at Globe Active Adult Center

The Globe Active Adult Center will have a nutrition presentation tomorrow (Tuesday) about the various types of sugars and salts and how the body reacts to them.

The presentation starts at 12:Noon.

CVCA Call for Artists

The Cobre Valley Center for the Arts has an open call for artists for a Cinco De Mayo Art Exhibit during the entire month of May.

This is a call for all artists of all ages and all media.

For more details visit or call 425-0884.

Jeannie Uhl Memorial Golf Tournament Rescheduled

The Jeannie Uhl Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament that was to be held on Saturday has been postponed because of bad weather.

The golf tournament has been rescheduled for September 8. All golf hole sponsorships will be honored.

Globe PD Warns of Telephone Scam

The Globe Police Department is warning the public about a telephone scam.

If you receive a telephone call telling you that one of your family members or friends has been arrested in Mexico or any other foreign country, this is most likely a scam. The caller tells you that the family member needs a certain amount of money to be bonded out of jail. This is usually in the thousands of dollars.

Don’t give out any banking information, including debit or credit card numbers. Do not obtain money orders, cashier checks or Western Union money transfers without first contacting your local Police Department.

Globe Council Meets Tonight

Globe City Council meets tonight (Monday) at 6:00.

There will be a presentation about Cobre Valley Community Transit.

The Council will consider accepting an Energy Efficiency Conservation Block Grant for lighting and retrofit for Public Works and Besh Ba Gowah.

They will discuss a procedure for recruiting a City Manager and City Attorney.

And there will be a Preliminary Budget Workshop for the 2012-2013 fiscal year.

Police Log

Early this morning Globe Police arrested 28 year old Tessa Figueroa for domestic violence/criminal damage and disorderly conduct after a disturbance at a residence on North Main Street.

34 year old Jaclyn Gilmore was arrested Friday night for disorderly conduct, domestic violence and assault at a residence on Side Street.

31 year old Gerald Miller was arrested Friday night for aggravated DUI.

Officers are investigating a theft at a residence on North Maurel Street; a report of a disturbance at a business on East Monroe; shoplifting at Walmart; and criminal damage at a business on Pine Street.

Yesterday the Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 18 year old Shelby Poeling for possession of stolen property and burglary.

37 year old Traci Wright was arrested on a failure to appear warrant for possession of dangerous drugs, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

39 year old Cory Steveson was arrested Saturday on a child support warrant.

A deputy took a report of a theft at a residence on Saguaro Drive. Several items were taken from a vehicle including a camera, GPS, binoculars and change. The Sheriff’s Office reminds you to make sure that your car is locked and secured when unattended.

Deputies are also investigating a domestic incident in the area of Main Street; a fight at Sunrise Mobile Home Park; and criminal damage to a fence in Kellner Canyon.


Marcus Lee Teague passed away April 11 at his home in Globe. He was 60. He is survived by his son Chris and his mother Mary Lou Teague.
Services for Marcus Teague were private.

Annie Tapia passed away April 12 in Phoenix. She was 80. She is survived by her brother; her sister; and her sister-in-law Connie Tapia of Globe.
Services for Annie Tapia are pending.