Friday, December 14, 2012

Globe Council Work Study Session Monday

Globe City Council will have a Work Study Session on Monday at 6:pm.

The Council will recognize Interim City Manager Cynthia Seelhammer for her guidance and leadership.

Other presentations will recognize Police Dispatcher Kristina Knox for her outstanding work, and the street crew and other departments for their help with the Light Parade.

GAAC Music Class Christmas Concert

The Globe Active Adult Center’s Music Class will perform a Christmas Concert on Monday at 11:am.

Everyone is invited to attend.

GAAC Needs Meals on Wheels Volunteers

The Globe Active Adult Center is looking for Meals on Wheels volunteers to deliver meals one day a week  

It takes about two hours of your time from 10:30am to around 12:30.

To learn more call the Globe Active Adult Center at 425-9030.

Police Log

Globe Police arrested 48 year old Mario Guerrero for domestic violence/disorderly conduct after a disturbance at a residence on Yuma Street.

55 year old Rebecca Hinton was arrested for shoplifting at Walmart.

Officers are investigating criminal damage at Trinity Baptist Church; criminal damage at a residence on North Main Street; and a theft at a business on South Hospital Drive.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Christmas Cantata at St. Paul's Lutheran Church

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church  presents a Christmas Cantata on Sunday at 4:pm.

The performance is free and open to the public.

Miami 'Small Town Christmas'

The Town of Miami’s annual “Small Town Christmas”  will be tomorrow (Saturday) from 9:am to 1:pm at Miami Veterans Park.

Santa will arrive in a fire truck with gift bags for the kids. There will also be an elves’ cake walk, a hot dog lunch, hot cocoa and Christmas music.

The entire event is free but they ask that you please bring a can of food for the Food Bank.

For more information call 473-4403.

Police Log

Nobody was hurt in a two vehicle accident yesterday afternoon on Highway 60.

There was a single vehicle collision on Highway 70 and Hunter Drive.

The Gila County Task Force arrested 20 year old Michael Jimenez for possession of dangerous drugs and drug paraphernalia after a disturbance on McKinney Avenue.

36 year old David Powell was arrested on contempt of court warrants for theft, disorderly conduct fighting, and possession of drug  paraphernalia.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office is investigating criminal damage at the Gila County Jail.


Richard Potyka passed away Tuesday at his home in Taylor. He was 73
Services for Richard Potyka will be private.

Former Globe resident Flora C. Hooser passed away Sunday at Arizona Pioneer Home in Prescott.
The funeral for Flora Hooser is today (Thursday) at 2:pm at Central Heights Baptist Church.

William Anderson passed away December 6 at Copper Mountain Inn.
Rosary for “Bill” Anderson is Saturday at 9:30am at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church. Mass of Christian Burial is at 10:00.

Genevieve Aguilera of Globe passed away Monday at Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center. She was 82.
Services for Genevieve Aguilar are pended with Miles Funeral Services.

David E. McCauley of Globe passed away Sunday. He was 73.
Services for David McCauley are pending with Miles Funeral Services.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Russell Road Reconstruction Project

The Gila County Public Works Division announces that its contractor will be paving on the Russell Road Reconstruction Project from Saturday through Tuesday, December 18. Striping will be conducted after the paving is complete,.

Russell Road  is closed from Robert’s  Drive to Hope Lane. Non-local traffic is requested to continue to use the detour along Hospital Drive and Besich Blvd.

Las Lomas is Collecting Old Cell Phones and Ink Cartridges

Las Lomas Elementary School is collecting old cell phones and empty ink cartridges to be recycled. This helps to pay for needed school supplies.

They are now also collecting small electrical devices, such as Ipods, cameras and mp3 players.

You can drop off your items at recycle bins at the Claypool and Miami Post Offices and at Las Lomas School.

Miami Library Open House

The Friends of the Miami Library are hosting a holiday open house today (Wednesday) from 10:am to 1:pm.

Stop by the library for refreshments and check out the rearranged, refurbished and new d├ęcor--and  “check out” a book or two.

Alzheimer's Support Group

The Alzheimer’s Education and Support  group meets today (Wednesday) at 1:pm at the Globe Active Adult Center.

If you are caring for someone with Alzheimer's, dementia or other memory problems, this is an opportunity to learn tips and techniques to care for them and yourself.

Police Log

Tri City Fire Department put out a brush fire last night at Freeport McMoRan.

Globe Police arrested 40 year old Christopher Gonzales for domestic assault late last night after a disturbance on South Third Street.

Two people were arrested late last night for possession of drug paraphernalia.  20 year old Jesse Miller and 21 year old Renee Bookout were booked into the Gila County Jail.

Officers are investigating criminal damage at a business on Highway 60 and criminal damage at a residence on Hackney Avenue.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 45 year old William Beall for domestic violence/assault after a fight last night on Central. Another person was taken to the hospital.

18 year old Todd Hamlet was arrested on a child support warrant.

34 year old Angel  Martinez was arrested on a child support warrant.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

CVIT Board Vacancy for San Carlos District

The Cobre Valley Institute of Technology Governing Board has a vacancy for a San Carlos School District representative.

Potential board members must complete a short application and participate in an interview.

Application materials are available at the San Carlos School District Administrative Office or the Gila County Schools Office during regular business hours. An application is also available online at .

The application deadline is 5:PM Friday, January 4.

For more information contact Victoria Sanchez at 402-8783.

Globe Schools Winter Break Begins December 21

Winter break for students in the Globe Unified School District  begins on December 21. Classes resume on January 7.

Police Log

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 39 year old Michael Feltner of Roosevelt for domestic violence and disorderly conduct after a disturbance at a residence in Wheatfields.

The Gila County Constable’s Office arrested 35 year old Davy Martinez on a child support warrant.

Sheriff’s deputies responded to an attempted suicide at a residence on Lancaster. The victim fled the scene on foot but was later located and placed under medical hold at Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center.

A delayed criminal damage report was taken at Gila Community College.

Globe Police arrested 26 year old Cody Poarch for misuse of a drivers license and a liquor violation.

Officers are investigating a harassment report at a business on North Devereaux and a criminal damage report at a residence on East Apache Street.


Lifelong Globe resident Armida Ruiz passed away December 7. She is survived by her sister; three children, 6 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchuidlren.
Visitation for Armida Ruiz is Thursday at 8:30am at Holy Angels Catholic Church. Rosary is at 9:30 and Mass is at 10:00.

Monday, December 10, 2012

Gila Community College Holiday Schedule

Gila Community College will be closed for the holidays beginning December 17. It will reopen on January 2.

The spring 2013 semester begins Wednesday, January 9 and registration is now underway.

For the latest spring 2013 schedule visit For questions or more information call the Gila Pueblo Campus at 425-8481 or the San Carlos Campus at 475-5981.

Hardscrabble Series Presentation About Van Dyke Copper Deposit

The Miami Hardscrabble Series presentation on Wednesday, December 19 is about the Van Dyke copper deposit that sits under the Town of Miami.

Dr. Tim Marsh will talk about how far-reaching the deposit is and what brought about the founding of Miami.

The presentation begins at 6:30pm at the Bullion Plaza Museum and Cultural Center. It’s free and light refreshments will be served following the program.

Miami Council Meets Tonight

The Miami Town Council meets tonight (Monday) at 6:30.

They’ll consider an Intergovernmental Agreement with Gila County concerning the Cobre Valley Community Transit System’s Dial-A-Ride Program.

There will be a Public Hearing about an ADOT Rural Transit Program grant application.

The Council will also discuss the formation of Miami Genesis, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to the historic preservation and beautification of the Town of Miami.

Police Log

Tri City, Globe and Canyon Fire Departments responded to a structural fire Saturday night at Freeport McMoRan.

Nobody was hurt in a two vehicle accident late Saturday afternoon at Ash and Mesquite Street.

Miami Police arrested 27 year old Michael Dillon on an assault warrant.

20 year old Kevin Swedick was arrested on a warrant for violation of a court order and disorderly conduct.

66 year old Glen Sims was arrested on warrants for burglary and consuming liquor in public.

Yesterday the Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 39 year old Luis Sanchez on a probation violation warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Deputies are investigating the theft of a generator from a garage on Glendale Avenue; a theft at a residence on Morrow; a burglary at a residence on McKinney; a theft at Freeport McMoRan; a domestic incident on Central;  and a disturbance at Community Bridges.

Early this morning Globe Police arrested 31 year old Romeo Pope for shoplifting at a business at the Highway 60 and 70 junction.

19 year old Derick Rust was cited and released Saturday night for theft.

45 year old Glen Edwards was arrested on a warrant for driving with a suspended license.

49 year old Debra Falquez and 48 year old John Falquez were arrested for outstanding warrants after a disturbance Friday night at Westside Mobile Home Park.

Officers are investigating a hit and run accident on First Avenue;  criminal damage at a residence on North Main Street; a burglary at a residence on Hackney Hill; and shoplifting at a business on Highway 60.

Tempe Police arrested 20 year old Jahlynna Gossett of Globe on a warrant for burning during fire restrictions.


Lifelong Miami resident Alfred Nader passed away Friday at Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center. He was 76. He is survived by his wife Maria; his children Sean  and Alfred Nader, Jr., and  Debra Germann; 9 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
Visitation for Alfred Nader is Thursday at 5:15pm at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church. Rosary is at 6:pm and the funeral is Friday at 9:30am.