Friday, November 16, 2012

Police Log

The Gila County Task Force arrested 20 year old Cody Allen at a traffic stop for possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 27 year old Steven Earven on a failure to appear warrant for possession of dangerous drugs.

24 year old Edward Manues of Roosevelt was arrested on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, driving under the influence of drugs and false reporting to law enforcement.

28 year old Kenneth Nesbitt of Roosevelt was arrested for DUI, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Globe Police are investigating a burglary at a residence on 4th Street.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Soil Improvement and Garden Workshop

A free Soil Improvement and Garden Workshop will be held Saturday morning at the Gila Pueblo campus.

The workshop is presented by the Gila County Master Gardeners, the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, USDA National Resources Conservation Services and Gila Community College. It features a hands-on computer exercise with USDA’s Web Soil Survey of Southern Gila County along with a series of guest speakers.

The workshop is Saturday from 9:am until Noon.

Police Log

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested two people after a domestic disturnance yesterday at Four Star Mobile Home Park. 24 year old Bowe VanMeter and 55 year old Debra VanMeter were charged with domestic violence/assault. Bowe VanMeter was also arrested on a failure to appear warrant for driving with a suspended license.


Henry Warren Tuffly passed away November 12 at his home in Cutter. He was 80. He is survived by his daughters Lillian Rassmussen and Pauline Tuffly; 2 brothers; 7 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
Visitation for “Hank” Tuffly is Saturday from 6 to 9:am at New Harvest Church. The funeral is at 9:am.

Jenny Phillips Nash passed away November 11 at her home in Peridot. She was 71. She is survived by 11 children; her brother; 26 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.
The wake for Jenny Nash is tomorrow (Friday) at 4:pm at the Nash residence. The funeral is Saturday at 2:pm at Freedom Holiness Church in Gilson Wash.

Andrea Mae Hopkins Steele passed away November 11 at her home in Peridot. She was 58. She is survived by her husband Alfred; her daughters Michelle and  Francine Steele; her son Vinton Steele; 6 brothers; and 3 sisters.
 The wake for Andrea Steele is Saturday at 4:pm at the Steele residence. The funeral is Sunday at 1:pm at Burdette Hall.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Thanksgiving Lunch at Miami Senior Center

The Miami Senior Center is serving a Thanksgiving Lunch at noon on Thanksgiving Day, November 22.

Music will be provided by Neto Vasquez.

If you need transportation call 473-4190.

Police Log

Yesterday Globe Police arrested 49 year old Lyle Pahe on a failure to comply warrant for shoplifting.

Officers took a theft report at Walmart.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary on Adams Lane and a report of telephone harassment taken at a residence on Pineway.

Yesterday Globe Police arrested 25 year old Valarie Harvey and 28 year old Gabriella Martin for shoplifting at Walmart.

Officers are investigating an assault reported at Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center; graffiti at a busienss on Jess Hayes Road; and a burglary at a residence on Kline Street.


Alma Jean Heslep passed away November 13 at her home in Globe. She was 81. She is survived by her son “Charlie” and her sister Ruby Gibson.

Visitation for Alma Heslep is Friday from 9 to 10:am at Central Christian Church. The funeral is at 10:00.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Gibson Mine History Presentation

Mining history buffs will learn about the final phase of the history of the Gibson Mine at the Miami Hardscrabble presentation Wednesday at the Bullion Plaza Museum and Cultural Center.

The Gibson Mine is located about 10 miles southwest of Globe near Pinto Creek. The mine operated between 1906 and 1920, and then for a brief period between 1928 and 1930. Intermittent mining activities were conducted on and off from the early 1970’s until 1990.

The presentation is free. It starts at 6:30 and light refreshments will be served.

Memory Screening at GAAC

Wednesday is National Memory Screening Day. The Globe Active Adult Center will have memory screening  starting at 10:30am.

Globe-Miami Centennial Band Performs December 9

The Globe-Miami Centennial Band will perform a Christmas Concert on Sunday, December 9 in the Miami High School Auditorium. It begins at 3:pm.

Admission is free with a canned food donation or $3.00 for adults.

Community Thanksgiving Dinner November 21

The annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be held on Wednesday, November 21 at St. Paul’s Methodist Church.

Serving begins at 5:pm and continues until 7:pm. Volunteers will deliver Thanksgiving meals to the home bound from 4 to 5:pm.

The event is sponsored by the Ministerial Association along with contributions from the Dream Manor Inn, Joe’s Broad Street Grill and Safeway.

Call 425-2340 if you would like to volunteer, or if you have the names and addresses of people who will need to have meals delivered.

The Community Thanksgiving Dinner is free and open to everyone.

Police Log

Globe Police arrested 19 year old Maria Robles on a failure to pay warrant for possesion of drug paraphernalia.

A 17 year old juvenile was referred to juvenile probation after a criminal damage report was taken at a residence on Oak Street.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a theft at Holiday Hills Mobile Home Park and criminal damage at the Van Dyke mine.

Monday, November 12, 2012

Miami Town Council Meets Tuesday

Miami Town Council meets Tuesday night at 6:30.

The agenda includes the Bullion Plaza Cultural Center and Museum Quarterly Report.

The Council will go into Executive Session to discuss the employment of Town Manager Jerry Barnes and pending litigation of Town of Miami vs. Fritz.

Miami School Board Meets Tuseday

The Miami School Board meets Tuesday night at 6:30 in the Miami High School Library.

Some White Mountain Highways to Close for the Winter

Drivers who travel through Arizona’s high country  need to be aware of some annual road closures as the winter season begins. Some highways in the White Mountains are closed each winter due to the significant amount of snowfall.

State Route 473 to Hawley Lake will be closed beginning this Thursday (November 15).

State Route 261 between Big Lake and State Route 260 will close on December 17.

State Route 273 between Sunrise Park and Big Lake will also close on December 17.

Police Log

Nobody was hurt in a two vehicle accident Saturday evening in the area of East Maple and Third Street.

Miami Police arrested 56 year old Mary Ann West for disorderly conduct.

22 year old Nathan Harper was arrested on failure to appear warrants for domestic violence disorderly conduct and assault.

49 year old Sheri Sanchez was arrested on a warrant for disorderly conduct.

Mesa Police arrested 51 year old Timothy McCullough of Globe on a warrant for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and possession of dangerous drugs.

On Saturday the Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 22 year old Bracken Pina for disorderly conduct.

Deputies are investigating a domestic disturbance involving an incorrigible juvenile on Pinal County Road; a theft of a weapon from a vehicle on S.Hopi; a theft of a stereo from a vehicle on Winchester; a burglary on Sharps Road; and a burglary on Calle De Loma.

Globe Police arrested 21 year old Solomon Puente for breaking a car window after a disturbance late Saturday night at McDonalds.

Globe Police are investigating a domestic disturbance that occurred early Sunday mroning on Prickly Pear.