Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Free 'How to Start Your Own Business' Workshop

A free workshop on how to start your own business will be held Wednesday at 6:pm at the Globe-Miami Chamber of Commerce.

For more information and to RSVP call 520-490-8433.

Free Blood Pressure Checks

Arizona Senior Home Care will be at the Globe Active Adult Center today (Wednesday) at 11:15 to give free blood pressure checks.

Bixby Road Closed Saturday for Construction

The Gila County Public Works Department announces that Mountain States Contracting will finish upgrading the railroad crossing on Bixby Road this Saturday.

A concrete crossing will be installed and Bixby Road will be closed to all traffic between 5:am and 6:pm on Saturday. Residents are urged to use Pinal Creek Road during this time.


Altagracia Amezcua of Miami passed away August 2 in Apache Junction. She was 94. She is survived by 6 children; 32 grandchildren and 32 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be Friday at 9:am at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church. Rosary is at 9:30 and Mass is at 10:00.

Andreena M. Billy of Peridot passed away August 4 at Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center. She is survived by her companion Jade Miller; 2 children; her parents; 3 brothers; and 2 sisters.
The wake for “Dreena” Billy is Friday at 4:Pm at the Billy residence. The funeral is Saturday at 9:am at St. Charles Catholic Church.

Afterschool Programs Directory Available Online

Arizona parents can now use an online directory to help them find programs to help their children after school. There are programs for recreation, tutoring and mentoring.

The Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence directory is available in both English and Spanish. You can search the directory by location to find programs across the state.

Visit the directory at www.azafterschool.org.

Police Log

Miami Police arrested 49 year old Anthony Mirro for shoplifting.

Globe Police are investigating a burglary on Fourth Avenue and an assault report taken at a residence at Globe Mobile Home Park.

Monday, August 6, 2012

Supervisors Meet Tuesday

The Gila County Board of Supervisors meets Tuesday at 10:am.

They will adopt a Proclamation naming August to be Child Support Awareness Month in Gila County.

The Supervisors will consider authorizing the advertisement of an Invitation for Bids for the Russell Road Reconstruction Project.

They will also authorize the quarterly posting of a public notice of online auction of surplus materials.

The Supervisors will meet as the Gila County Library District Board of Directors to approve Library Service Agreements for funding with the Hayden, Isabelle Hunt, Miami, Payson, Young and Tonto Basin libraries.

Crime Prevention Tips at Globe Active Adult Center

Tuesday, August 7 is National Night Out. This event encourages communities and police to work together to reduce crime.

A Globe Police Officer will give some crime prevention tips Tuesday at 11:am at the Globe Active Adult center.

Pavement Improvement on US 60

A pavement improvement project to resurface four miles of US 60 from the 60/70 junction to the Gila County Fairgrounds begins today (Monday).

The $431,000 project is scheduled for completion by the end of August. It involves the placement of a microseal surface on the roadway.

Work hours are 6:am to 7:pm Monday thrugh Friday. Drivers can expect delays of up to 30 minutes.


John Stanley Backues passed away July 26.
A Memorial Service  will be held Saturday at 9:am at Miles Funeral Services Globe.

Police Log

Miami Police responded to the Christina Apartments after a woman reported being beaten up by her boyfriend and left at the top of Cherry Flats Road. She was taken to the hospital with several injuries including a broken arm. An Attempt to Locate has been issued for 23 year old Joseph Wilson.

Miami Police received several 911 calls about two brothers fighting on Apache Street. One brother bit the other several times before officers arrived. They arrested 22 year old Nathan Harper for aggravated assault.

Officers were dispatched to a car fire at the Miami Car Wash, along with Globe and Miami Fire Departments. While investigating the fire, officers learned that 49 year old Miami resident Douglas Price was wanted on a felony warrant  in Texas for attempted murder and aggravated assault. Price was arrested and booked into the Gila County Jail.

27 year old Christopher Harper was arrested on a Miami warrant for theft and a Department of Corrections warrant for parole violation.

Miami Police arrested 46 year old Robert Ramos on a theft warrant.

There was a single vehicle accident late Friday night in the Pinal Mountains near Sulphide Del Rey campgrounds. Two people were medically transported for treatment.

Yesterday Globe Police arrested 26 year old Clint Wright for domestic violence disorderly conduct and misconduct with a weapon.

69 year old Mabelline Kayso was arrested on Saturday for aggravated assault.

On Friday, 42 year old Holly Pitman was arrested for shoplifting at Walmart.

Officers are investigating an assault in the area of Jess Hayes Road and Ruiz Canyon; two incidents of shoplifting at Walmart;  a shoplifting report at a business on East Ash Street;  a theft at a residence on Hackney Hill; and an attempted burglary at a residence on North Third Street.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office is investigating criminal damage at a residence on Main Street.

Friday, August 3, 2012

Humane Society Charity Pool Tourney

The High Desert Humane Society is having a Charity Pool Tourney on Sunday at the Huddle Sports Bar.

Sign up is at 1:pm. Entry fee is $10. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.

There will also be a buffet style taco bar, raffles, and a 50/50 drawing.

Family Fun at Democratic Rally

The community is invited to an evening of family fun tomorrow (Saturday) from 4 to 8:pm at the Cobre Valley Country Club.

There will be free food, free swimming, a watermelon eating contest  and music by the Miami Big Band Sound.

Democratic candidates from across the state will auction off their favorite homemade pies and cakes.

Free Back to School Clothing

The Gila County Cinderella delegation has been collecting clothes for their Back to School clothing drive.

The community is invited to come to Tap Into It! Performing Arts Center today (Friday) starting at Noon. 

You can gather as many items as you like at no cost. It’s at 201 N. Broad Street in Globe.

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 her vehicle to avoid an accident.

Globe Police arrested 61 year old Lillian Mull at Walmart for retail theft.

42 year old Martin Cassadore was arrested for disorderly conduct last night at a business on North Broad Street.

Officers are investigating criminal damage to vehicles on North High Street and on East Maple.

Miami Police arrested 53 year old Barney Absher on a warrant for indecent exposure.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 40 year old Cory Steveson on a failure to appear warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia and driving with a suspended licesnse.

Deputies are investigating a report of a beer run at the Claypool Circle K.

Globe Active Adult Center Activities

Today (Friday)  is Watermelon Day at the Globe Active Adult Center. Stop by for a slice at 11:30.

The Center will show the movie “Dear John” at 12:30.

Legal advice is offerred at the Globe Active Adult Center on Fridays at 10:am.


Manual S. Stevens, Sr. passed away July 27 at his home in Peridot. He was 67. He is survived by 7 children; his sister; 2 brothers; 26 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.
The wake for Manual Stevens, Sr. is tomorrow (Saturday) at 4:pm at the Magalita Swimmer residence. The funeral is Sunday at 2:pm at Burdette hall.

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Police Log

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 59 year old Linda Mitchell for domestic violence/disorderly conduct after a disturbance on Jess Hayes Road.

Deputies located a vehicle stolen from Thatcher and arrested 23 year old Kendra Hartnett for possession of stolen property.

33 year old Vanessa Stapleton was arrested on failure to comply warrants for assault and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The Sheriff’s Office is investigating an assault report taken at a residence on West Ridge and a report of harassing phone calls taken on Wilson Place.

Globe Police arrested 43 year old Elvis Kenney for shoplifting at the downtown Safeway.

52 year old Ray Robles was arrested for aggravated DUI.

22 year old Adrian Mata was arrested for driving with a suspended license.


Former San Carlos resident Harry J. Tonto passed away July 28 at his home in Phoenix. He was 74. He is survived by 3 children; 6 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
Visitation for Harry Tonto is Saturday at 7:am at San Carlos Miracle Church. The funeral follows at 10:00.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Salvation Army Day Care Accepting Applications

The Salvation Army Day Care Center in Globe is accepting applications for their preschool & after school programs. The programs are for children ages 3 to 12. Morning and afternoon snacks as well as lunch are provided. 

The State licensed day care is open weekdays from 7:30 am to 5 pm. All employees have First Aid/CPR Training, Food Handler training, and Fingerprint Cards.

For more information call 402-0517.

Meet Your Child's Teacher Tonight at Copper Rim

Copper Rim Elementary School invites all parents and students to meet their teacher today (Wednesday) from 5 to 7:pm.

It starts in the Cafeteria at 5:00.

Police Log

Nobody was hurt in a two vehicle accident yesterday morning on Broad Street near Murphy Street. One driver was cited for improper use of a left turn lane and driving with a suspended license.

There were no injuries reported in a two vehicle accident at Ash and Hill Street.

Another two vehicle accident occurred yesterday evening at the intersection of South High Street and East Ash Street.

Miami Police responded to a call about a dog bite on Reppy Avenue. The dog owner had several cuts and bite wounds on her arms.Officers found that the dog had been stabbed several times. An investigation determined that 26 year old Adam Keller was responsible for the wounds on the dog. He was charged with animal cruelty.

Globe Police arrested 52 year old Keith Williams for domestic violence/assault.

25 year old Lindsey Castro was arrested for felony theft at a business on Highway 60.

21 year old Hillary Garcia was arrested on a failure to comply warrant for disorderly conduct.

Officers are investigating a report of domestic assault taken at a residence on Yuma and a burglary at a residence on Gleason.

Mesa Police arrested 51 year old Bernice Mata on a child support warrant, and a warrant for burglary and possession of stolen property.