Friday, May 4, 2012

Meet Globe School Superintendent Finalists at Monday Forum

The Globe Unified School District Governing Board has chosen two finalists for the position of School Superintendent. They will tour the school district on Monday and meet informally with students, staff and community members

You will have the opportunity to talk to the finalists at a Community Forum on Monday from 5 to 6:pm in the Globe High School Auditorium.

Scouts Looking for Badge Counselors at Globe Active Adult Center

Biy Scout Grand Canyon Council District Executive Marcus Maxon will be at the Globe Active Adult Center Monday  morning.  at 11:15. He’s looking for Badge Counselors. 

If you have a hobby or past work experience  that you can share -- like photography, wood working or something else that meets the badge requirements—you’re invited to attend.

Telegraph Fire Burning Near Superior

The Telegraph Fire is burning in the Tonto National Forest 2 miles south of Picket Post Mountain near Superior.

The fire was reported Wednesday afternoon and has been held to 208 acres.

Today fire crews will continue work on securing the fire line and conducting mop-up operations.

Police Log

Nobody was hurt in a two vehicle accident yesterday morning at Kaiser Crossing. One driver was cited for failure to control his vehicle.

There were no injuries in a two vehicle accident yesterday afternoon at Maple and Sixth Street.

Globe Police arrested 23 year old Jon Carter Hill early this morning for domestic violence/disorderly conduct after a disturbance at a residence on North Main Street.

Two people were arrested for disorderly conduct/domestic violence last night after a disturbance on Eucalyptus. 41 year old John Hayton and 34 year old Ralph Hayton were both booked into the Gila County Jail.

18 year old Ruben Perez was arrested last night for domestic violence/disorderly conduct after a disturbance at a business on Ash Street.

An officer completed a criminal damage investigation and a juvenile was referred to juvenile authorities.18 year old Joey Hooser was charged  with hindering prosecution.

Officers are investigating a hit and run non-injury accident in the Walmart parking lot; an assault report taken at the Express Stop; a report of an employee making threats at a business on Highway 60; and a harssment report taken at a business on Broad Street.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of a stolen generator on Copper Street.


Leslie Deeshay Nosie  passed away April 24 at her home in San Carlos. She was 32. She is survived by 4 children; her parents Gibson Nosie and Rhonda Nash Yazzie; 4 sisters; 3 brothers; and her longtime companion and friend John Gibson.
The wake for Leslie Nosie is tomorrow (Saturday) at Rhonda Yazzie’s residence. The funeral is Sunday in the Rice School Gym.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Bloody Tanks Creek Clean-Up

A clean-up of the Bloody Tanks Creek in Miami will take place on Saturday morning.

Volunteers will meet at Memorial Park on Sullivan Street at 7:30 and clean until 11:00.

For more information call 473-3848.

Cinco De Mayo Fiesta in Downtown Globe

The City of Globe presents the 28th annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta all day Saturday  in historic downtown Globe.

It’s a cultural celebration of music, food, art and community, with live entertainment, vendors, a food court and beer garden.

It starts at 10:am and continues until 10:pm.

Roosevelt Dam Subject of May First Friday Program

Tomorrow's First Friday program is a presentation by Rick Powers about the construction of Roosevelt Dam. The free program is at the Bullion Plaza at 6:30pm.

The First Friday series is sponsored by the Gila County Historical Museum in Globe and the Bullion Plaza Cultural Center and Museum in Miami.

Globe Active Adult Center Celebrates Cinco De Mayo on Friday

The Globe Active Adult Cnter is celbrating Cinco de Mayo on Friday with live music and a Salsa Contest. Make your lunch reservation by calling 425-9030.

Following Cinco De Mayo at 12:30,  the Center will show the movie “War Horse.” Popcorn will be provided.

AAA Offers Cinco De Mayo Tipsy Tow

AAA is urging fiesta-goers to make plans to get home safely before heading out to celebrate this Cinco de Mayo. It is providing its first ever Cinco de Mayo Tipsy Tow. Service will start at 6:pm Saturday and run through 6:am Sunday.

Drivers, passengers, party hosts, bartenders and restaurant managers can call 1-800-AAA HELP (1-800-222-4357).

Tipsy Tow provides a one-way ride home for the driver, one passenger and their vehicle at no cost for up to 10 miles

Art and Nature Fest May 12

On Saturday, May 12 the Town of Miami is holding an Art and Nature Fest through the Bloody Tanks Wash. The event begins at Miami Memorial Park at 8:am and continues through 4:pm.

The event celebrates a historic landmark that winds through the Town of Miami. The fest is family and pet friendly.

CVCA Cinco De Mayo Exhibit

The Cobre Valley Center for the Arts is featuring a Cinco de Mayo Art Exhibit during the month of May. The show is open to artists of all ages and all media.

This annual exhibit is part of the Cinco De Mayo festivities in downtown Globe but it continues through the entire month.

Police Log

A driver was cited for leaving the scene of an accident yesterday afternoon after a hit and run in the Walmart parking lot.

Globe Police arrested 32 year old Julian Espinoza of Apache Junction for shoplifting at a business on North Broad Street.

Officers are investigating burglaries on Miami Road, Mesquite Street and Cedar Street.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Gila County Attorney's Office Partnering with Building Futures for Families

The Gila County Attorney’s Office has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to partner with Arizona Youth Partnership and the Building Futures for Families program.

The Building Futures for Familes project targets youth and adults in rural areas of Pima, Pinal and Gila Counties. It offers a broad range of services to address the needs of low income families and individuals in the context of promoting healthy marriage, parenting and relationship education.

For information call Arizona Youth Partnership at 425-9276 or the Gila County Attorney’s Office.

Globe Library Spring Book Sale

The Friends of the Globe Public Library Spring Book Sale is on Thursday and Friday, May 24-25 from 9:am to 5:pm and Saturday, May 26 from 9:am until Noon.

Volunteers are still needed for the sale, for setup on Wednesday afternoon and for clean up on Saturday afternoon. A sign-up sheet is available at the circulation desk.

Donations of items for the sale may brought to the library at 339 S. Broad Street.

For more information call 425-6111.

ADOT Updating Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan

The Arizona Department of Transportation is updating its Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan. Between now and the end of May, you can give your feedback on draft goals and objectives for the Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan and identify action items to achieve them.

You’ll find the survey at . Or you can request a copy by calling (602) 712-8141.

For regular study updates go to .

ADOT Road Work Begins Today

The Arizona Department of Transportation has scheduled maintenance work on several highways in the Globe area starting today (May 2).

Work crews will apply a coating of rejuvenating oil to the roadway surface to preserve and protect the pavement.

On Wednesday and Thursday, May 2 and 3, crews will work on five miles of State Route 177 between Kearney and Superior.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, May 8 and 9, they’ll be working on four miles of US 60 west of Miami from the Mountain Breeze Cemetery to the Miami city limits.

Then on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 15 and 16, they’ll be working on four miles of State Route 188 just north of the US 60 junction.

Work hours will be 5:am until 3:30pm.

Drivers should expect delays of up to 30 minutes.

Police Log

Last night Globe Police arrested 23 year old Brandon Wright for domestic violence/disorderly conduct after a disturbance near Connie’s Store.

30 year old Antanelle Duwyenie was arrested yesterday afternoon for shoplifting at Beall’s Outlet.

Officers are investigating a non-injury hit and run accident in the Little Caesar’s parking lot and a delayed report of a domestic disturbance on Pinaleno Pass.

A Gila County Sheriff’s deputy served warrants to 56 year old inmate Charles Gore for possession of a dangerous drug, possession of marijuana and driving with a suspended license.

Deputies are investigating criminal damage to a fence on Central Avenue and a theft of lawn equipment at a residence on Pinal View.

Mesa Police arrested 55 year old Danny Singh of Miami on a child support warrant.

Mesa Police also arrested 36 year old Jessica Lopez of Globe on a child support warrant.


Alva Gene Jonovich passed away April 27 in Scottsdale. She was 84. She is survived by 2 daughters; her sister; 3 grandchildren and one great grandchild.
The funeral for Alva Jonovich is tomorrow (Thursday) at 11:am at First Christian Church.
The family requests that memorials be sent to Gila Food Bank or the charity of your choice.

Evangeline Odell Victor of San Carlos passed away April 22. She was 56. She is survived by 5 children; 2 sisters; her brother; and 3 grandchildren.
Ernest Victor of San Carlos passed away April 22. He was 63. He is survived by 5 children; his brother; 4 sisters; and 3 grandchildren.
The wake for Evangeline and Ernest Victor will be Friday at 4:pm at the Victor residence. The funeral is Saturday at 2:pm.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Volunteers Needed for Summer Reading Program

Globe Public Library needs volunteers for the Summer Reading Program. Anyone interested in volunteering by doing crafts, reading stories and more, is invited to attend the May 11 meeting at 3:45pm.

For more information call the library at 425-6111.

Police Log

Tri City Fire Department put out a brush fire yesterday afternoon in the area of Javelina Hill in Little Acres.

Last night Globe Police arrested two people at a traffic stop. 28 year old Erik Gonzales was charged with DUI. 42 year old Ignacio Renteria was arrested for theft of means of transportation in connection with another case. Renteria also had three outstanding warrants.

38 year old Traci Wright was arrested yesterday morning for shoplifting at a business on East Ash.

Officers are investigating an animal attack yesterday evening on Monroe Street; a burglary at a residence on High Street; and a burglary on Hill Street.


Former Globe resident Alva Gene Jonovich passed away April 27 in Scottsdale. He was 84.
The funeral for Alva Jonovich will be Thursday at 11:am at First Christian Church.

Patricia Long-Allen passed away April 24 at Cobre Valley Community Medical Center. She was 75. She is survived by her mother Grace Heyl of Globe; her son; 2 daughters; her brother; 4 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
A Memorial Service for “Patti” Long-Allen will be held Saturday at 11:am at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall.

GCC Training Center Ribbon Cutting

The ribbon cutting and open house at the Gila Community College Regional Training Center has been moved to tomorrow (Wednesday). It’s at 10:am Wednesday at 4053 East Highway 60 in Lower Miami.

Call the campus for more information at 425-8481

Monday, April 30, 2012

Gila County Teen Maze

The Gila County Teen Maze is open to the public on Tuesday from 5 to 8:pm at the Gila County Fairgrounds. It will be open to Gila County 8th and 9th grade students on Wednesday from 8:am until 3:pm.

The purpose of the Teen Maze is to help students learn that sex should wait until they are ready to assume the responsibilities of the potential outcomes.

For more information call 402-8517..

Arizona Mining Job Market Continues to Flourish

A story in Sunday’s Arizona Daily Star  reports that Arizona’s mining job market continues to flourish.

The report on Freeport McMoRan and Asarco shows that both companies have more people on their payroll than they did a year ago.  They are also looking to hire more workers than they were a year ago.

Freeport MxcMoRan currently employs about 7,800 people in Arizona, about 700 more than a year ago.
Asarco employs about 2,400 people in Arizona, 40 more than a year ago.

Asarco has about 140 vanancies today, up from 100 a year ago. Freeport has about 570 vacancies, up from nearly 500 a year ago.

Freeport McMoRan estimates that its Arizona operations had a direct and indirect economic impact of  $2.1 billion in 2010.

Planning Session for Benefit Car Wash at Globe Library

The Globe Public Library will have a meeting on Wednesday, May 9 at 5:30pm to make plans for a benefit car wash. If you would like to help raise money for the Relay for Life and help the library at the same time, you’re invited to attend the meeting.

For more information call the Globe Public Library at 425-6111.

Miami Council Meets Tonight

The Miami Town Council meets tonight (Monday) at 6:30. The meeting includes a discussion and possible action on the Sewer Collection System Replacement Project. They will also consider a contract for the construction of the Wastewater Collection System.

The Council will  consider an Intergovernmental Agreement with Gila County for an Economic Development Grant for the Community Pool project.

The Council will go into Exective Session to discuss litigation with the Tri City Fire District and the Barcon Corporation, and a memorandum of understanding with the Tri City Sanitary District.

Police Log

Five people were flown to a Valley hospital after a head on collision Saturday night on Wheatfields Road.

A dog was quarantined by  Gila County Rabies Control after a bite was reported Saturday morning on East Street.

A patient was flown to Maricopa Medical Center early Friday morning after being hit in the head with a baseball bat at a residence on Grover Canyon. The case is under investigation by the Gila County Sheriff’s Office.

Two people received minor injuries in an accident Friday night at Broad and Santee Streets. Both cars were towed.

A driver is under investigation for DUI after a single vehicle accident Friday night on Saguaro Drive.

Globe Police arrested 20 year old Benny Gudino on Saturday for a theft that was reported earlier in the week.

22 year old Vincent Duwyenie was arrested Friday night for domestic violence/assault after a fight at a residence on Sutherland.

Officers conducting routine security checks Friday night noticed suspicious activity at a business on East Ash.  It was discovered that a burglary had occurred  The case is pending further investigation.

Officers are investigating a domestic violence assault report taken last night at a residence on South High Street;  hit and run damage to a mailbox Friday night at a residence on Skyline; criminal damage to a business on North Broad Street; a theft at the Drift Inn; a theft at a business on Ash Street; shoplifting at a business on Highway 60; and a burglary at a busineess on Highway 60.

Yesterday the Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 50 year old Charles Ortiz for aggravated assault and criminal damage after smashing mail boxes on Calle de Loma. Ortiz also had a child support warrant.
34 year old Paul Paschall was also cited and released for aggravated assault.

Deputies responded to a fight Saturday afternoon at a residence on Globe Avenue. The suspect was gone when deputies arrived. The victim was treated by Tri City EMTs. A report was taken and the case is under investigation.

On Friday deputies arrested 18 year old Latrina Reyes for possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and prescription only drugs.

28 year old Brian McGaha was charged with disorderly conduct after a disturbance at Pueblo Heights Mobile Home Park.

Deputies are investigating a delayed domestic violence report taken at a residence on Globe Avenue; a burglary to a bus that had broken down on Highway 288; a report of a firearm taken from a vehicle that had been parked at the Claypool Circle K; a report of illegal dumping in the area of the Hershey Highway; a theft at a residence on Snedden; and a fraud report taken at a residence in Ice House Canyon.

Pinetop-Lakeside Police arrested 48 year old Jo Ann Nosie of Perdot on a failure to comply warrant for a bad check.


David Flores Hernandez passed away April 23 at his home in Globe. He was 78. He is survived by his brother  and 2 sisters.
Visitation for David Hernandez will be Wednesday at 8:30am at Holy Angels Catholic Church. Rosary is at 9:30 and Mass of Christian Burial is at 10:00.