Thursday, January 31, 2013

First Friday Lecture About 'Hiking Historic Trails'


Bob Zache will talk about “Hiking Historic Trails” at the First Friday lecture series tomorrow (February 1) at the Bullion Plaza. The presentation begins at 6:30.

Zache is the instructor for a hiking class at Gila Pueblo College. He has hiked into and out of the Grand Canyon many times, as well as other areas around the state.

The First Friday programs are free. Light refreshments will be available after the program.

Police Log


Last night Globe Police arrested two people after a domestic violence situation at a business on Highway 60. 29 year old Patricia Woodard and 34 year old Mallisa Monsees were charged with domestic violence/disorderly conduct.

28 year old Selina Robertson was arrested for an outstanding warrant and for possession of dangerous drugs and drug paraphernalia.

23 year old Robert Salcido was arrested on a child support warrant and  a probation violation warrant for aggravated assault.

Officers are investigating a burglary at a business on Main Street; a burglary at a business on South Broad Street; and a theft at a residence on Haskins.

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

Obituary



Ray Hogan passed away January 26. He is survived by his wife Scarlette; 5 brothers; 3 sisters; 3 children and 16 grandchildren.
Services for Ray Hogan will be private.

Everett Todd, Jr. has passed away at the age of 97.
A Memorial Service for Everett Todd, Jr. will be held Saturday at 1:pm at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Globe.

Jesus Macias  passed away at his home in Miami. He was 86.
Visitation for “Chuy” Macias is Saturday at 9:am at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church. Rosary is at 9:30 and Mass is at 10:00.

Doris E. Bacon passed away January 28 at her home in Globe. She was 85. She is survived by her husband Edward; her sons Earl and David Bacon and 2 sisters.
A Memorial Service for Doris Bacon will be held next Friday, February 8 at 10:am at Lamont Mortuary.

Former Globe resident Ricardo Lucero passed away January 20. He was 82. He is survived by 4 brothers and sisters; 3 children; his stepdaughter; and 7 grandchildren.
A Memorial Service for Ricardo Lucero will be held on Saturday, February 9 at 2:pm at Whitney and Murphy Funeral Home in Phoenix.
Memorial donations may be made to the Andrea Miller Family Fund set up by the Pinetop Country Club.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Limited Supply of Free Flu Shots


The Gila County Health Division says it has a limited supply of free pediatric and adult flu shots available at their office on Apache Avenue.

The shots will be administered on a first come first served basis.

The vaccination supply was provided courtesy of  Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center.

O'Dell Applies for Pine Position


The Payson Roundup reports that Gila County School Superintendent Linda O’Dell has applied for the position of Pine-Strawberry School Superintendent.

O’Dell decided to apply for the position because the current Pine Superintendent is retiring at the end of the year. She and her husband moved to Pine in 2000 and she says they  love it there.

GCC Online Survey About Possible New Programs


Gila Community College wants to know the level of interest for some potential new programs. They would like you to participate in an online survey that is available by a link at www.gilaccc.org or a link on their Facebook page.

The programs being considered  include Physical Therapy Assistant, Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists, Medical Records and Health Information, Welding Technology, Electronics and Instrumentation, Machining Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technologies, and Renewable Energy.

Students who are interested in any of these programs are encouraged to complete the survey. The survey must be completed by February 1.

If you have any questions about the survey or about Gila Community College, call the Gila Pueblo campus at 425-8481 or the San Carlos campus at 475-5981.

Police Log


Nobody was hurt in a single vehicle accident yesterday afternoon in the area of Maple and Ninth Streets.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 52 year old Anthony Garcia on a charge of theft.

Deputies are investigating a report of a sexual incident that occurred in the area of El Camino; a burglary on Copper Street; a burglary on Cherry Avenue; and a report of illegally dumped trash.

Globe Police arrested 35 year old Raynell Pizano on a child support warrant.

Officers are investigating a burglary at Copper Country Mobile Home Park.

GCSO Looking for Two Men Possibly Connected to Shooting


The Gila County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting incident on Calle De Loma that occurred on Friday, January 25.

If you have information on the whereabouts of 22 year old Kyle Chavez and 19 year old Ruben Perez, please call Detective Emmett Dickison at 402-4311.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Apache Bow Hunters 'Stump Shoot'


The Apache Bow Hunters will have their “Stump Shoot” on Sunday, February 10

Registration starts at 7:am and score cards must be in by 2:pm.

Fees are $25 for adults and $20 for youth, with other special fees available.

Fo information call  the Apache Bow Hunters Clubhouse at 425-6174. Or visit www.apachebowhuntersaz.com

Public Meeting to Discuss Tonto Forest Recreation


Tonto National Forest recreation officials are having a public meeting on Wednesday night from 6 to 8:pm at Besh Ba Gowah. The purpose of this series of meetings around the state is to get public input about the future of developed recreation sites.

Meetings will also be held on Wednesday, February 6 from 6 to 8:pm at Tonto Basin Elementary School, and on Friday, February 8 from 1 to 3:pm at Roosevelt Lake Resort..

Miami School Superintendent Resigns


The Miami Unified School District announced on Monday that Superintendent Don Nelson has resigned. 

Nelson was Miami’s Superintendent for ten and a half years.

The Miami School Board has appointed Sherry Dorathy to be Acting Superintendent.

Police Log


Nobody was hurt in a two vehicle accident yesterday afternoon on Highway 60. The case is pending further investigation.

Globe Police arrested 42 year old Lillian Martin on East Sycamore for domestic violence/assault.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested two people after a disturbance on Upper Glendale. 48 year old John Farris and 44 year old Tammy Mitchell were charged with domestic violence/disorderly conduct.

42 year old Jamie Sanford was arrested yesterday for aggravated assault.

Obituaries


Longtime Globe resident and business owner Doris Bacon passed away Monday afternoon.
Memorial Services for Doris Bacon are pending with Lamont Mortuary.

Aurelie Jeanne Marie Flores of Globe passed away January 26. She is survived by her husband Joe; 5 brothers and sisters; 9 children; 14 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
Visitation for “Lillie” Flores is Saturday at 8:30am at Holy Angels Catholic Church. Rosary is at 9:30 and Mass is at 10:00.
There will be a celebration of Lillie’s life at the Globe Elks Lodge following burial at Globe Cemetery.


Monday, January 28, 2013

Blood Drive on Tuesday


A Community Blood Drive will be  held Tuesday from 1 to 6:pm at First Christian Church on South Broad Street

For information call 520-230-7295.


Supervisors Meet Tuesday


The Gila County Board of Supervisors will have a Work Session on Tuesday at 10:am.

They will discuss a proposal to  design, construct and manage an automobile race track at the Gila County Fairgrounds.

The Supervisors will also discuss a draft Curfew Ordinance.

Police Log


The Gila County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred early Friday morning on Calle De Loma. The victim was flown to a Valley hospital in serious condition.

Deputies responded to a  call about a dead body at a residence on Deer Farm Road. The death was determined to be from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The name is being withheld pending notification of family.

Miami Police and Public Works were busy over the weekend with a sewer back up that caused problems for at least three residences. Pumping will continue through this morning.

Miami and Globe Fire Departments were able to control a fire on Sullivan Street, but the house was a total loss.

The driver in a one vehicle accident early Friday morning  in the area of Six Shooter Canyon  refused medical attention. A report was taken.

There was a single vehicle accident Saturday morning on Hospital Drive.

Nobody was hurt in a two vehicle accident Friday night on Highway 60.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office assisted Globe PD   early yesterday morning and arrested two people after a disturbance on Hackney Avenue. 34 year old Francisco Curiel of Chandler and 46 year old Angela Kennedy of Safford were charged with possession of dangerous drugs and possession of a weapon during the commission of a felony. The incident also resulted in the arrest of 32 year old Michael Castaneda for domestic violence/disorderly conduct by Globe Police.

Deputies arrested 32 year old Karl Lopez on Hunt Avenue for domestic violence and disorderly conduct.

44 year old Arthur Franco was cited and released for leaving the scene of an accident.

23 year old Matthew Vargas of San Manuel was arrested on Calle De Loma for possession of marijuana.

55 year old Albert Ybarra was arrested Saturday for aggravated DUI.

On Friday, 26 year old Iroquois Sullivan was arrested on warrants for sexual abuse of a minor, child support and possession of drug paraphernalia.

On Saturday a resident returned to his home on Elm Street to find someone taking  his property. The suspects fled the area on foot, leaving their car. A deputy towed the vehicle and the incident is under investigation.

Deputies took  reports of shoplifting at the Claypool Circle K and a burglary at Sunrise Mobile Home Park.

Last night Globe Police arrested 61 year old David Garnett for indecent exposure after a disturbance at Copper Country Mobile Home Park.

43 year old Lamberta May was arrested late Saturday night on South Broad Street for aggravated assault.

36 year old Chad Wenger was arrested Friday for doemstic violence/disorderly conduct after a disturbance on South Second Street.

58 year old James Brooks was arrested Friday night for DUI.

Officers are investigating a theft at a residence on Buena Vista Drive; criminal damage at a business on North Broad Street; and criminal damage at a residence on Pinal Street.

Miami Police are investigating an assault report. One juvenile shot another with an air pellet rifle.

GAAC Presentation on Home Safety


The Globe Active Adult Center will have a presentation on home safety today (Monday) from the Gila County Health Department. 

The presentation starts at 10:30am.

Miami Council Meets Tonight


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

They will consider removing the two flag poles, a tree and sign at Miami Veterans Memorial Park.

There will be a presentation about the Planning Assistance for Rural Areas study.

The Council will consider authorizing the Miami Arts Commission to use the Barcon Building, Veterans Memorial Park, and part of Sullivan Street for the Miami Art Walk on March 29, 30 and 31.

Globe Council Meets Tonight


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

The meeting includes the  introduction of new firefighter Hanson Colter Taylor; new police officer Robert Craig Jones; and two dispatchers, Denise Barajas and Irene Griffith.

The Council will consider approving the renewal of the Boys and Gorls Club Youth Contract for 2012-2013.

An Executive Session will follow the Regular Meeting.

Obituary


Arda Loraine Bodine High passed away January 22 in Mesa. She was 79. She is survived by her sister; 6 children, including Michael Hernandez of Globe  and Edward Hernandez of Miami; her companion Jim Draper; her special caregiver Johnna Kemper; 14 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
Visitation for Arda High is today (Monday)  at 10:30am at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Claypool. The funeral is at 11:00.


Friday, January 25, 2013

High School Seniors May Apply to National Youth Science Camp


The Governor’s Office and the Arizona Department of Education are currently taking applications from high school seniors for the 2013 National Youth Science Camp.

Two Arizona high school seniors will receive a full scholarship to exchange ideas with scientists and other professionals from the academic and corporate worlds. The nearly month long experience includes lectures and hands-on research projects presented by scientists from across the nation. There will also be overnight camping trips and a visit to Washington, D.C.

Selected delegates must demonstrate both academic achievement in science and the potential for thoughtful scientific leadership.

Application packets are available on the National Youth Science Camp website at www.nysc.org. Applications must be received by February 15.


Police Log


Nobody was hurt in a two vehicle accident yesterday morning near Walmart.

Globe Police arrested two people for trafficking in stolen property. 20 year old Morgan Gaona and 19 year old Alex Rodriguez were booked into the Gila County Jail.

Officers are investigating a report of child neglect taken at a residence on Palo Verde Lane and  an assault report taken at Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center.

Obituary

Aris Valene White of Globe passed away Tuesday at Hospice of Arizona Greenfield House in Mesa. She was 85.
Visitation for Aris White is tomorrow (Saturday) at 1:pm at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Claypool. The funeral is at 2:00.

GCSO Looking for Missing California Man

The Gila County Sheriff's Office is looking for a missing California man who may be the victim of foul play.

Fifty year old David Mark Fink was last heard from on January 13 when he called his brother in Las Vegas. He told his brother that he was leaving the Phoenix area and that he was going to travel through Globe to take care of an errand, and then drive straight through to Las Vegas. He was driving a black Volvo with California plates.

Fink's car was found at the bottom of the Salt River Canyon. Blood was found in the front of his vehicle but Fink was not in the car or found in the surrounding area.

It appears that Fink may have suffered a head or facial injury.

David Fink is 6'4", 190 pounds, with green eyes and brown hair.

If anyone traveling through the Salt River Canyon between January 13 through the 20th saw Fink or his car pulled over to the side of the road, or saw him talking with anyone, or any other suspicious activity, please contact Detective  Emmett Dickison at the Gila County Sheriff's Office at 402-4311.

Thursday, January 24, 2013

GMCCA Presents 'Bartholomew Faire'

The Globe-Miami Community Concert Association presents the musical group Bartholomew Faire tonight  (Thursday) at 7:pm in the Miami High School Auditorium.

 The program includes “early music” from folk to jazz to classical.

 For ticket information call 425-6466.

Police Log


US  60 was closed for awhile last night after a semi truck lost part of its haul on the highway.

Nobody was hurt in a two vehicle hit and run accident yesterday afternoon on Highway 60. The case is under investigation

The driver who left the scene of a hit and run yesterday morning on Broad Street was located and cited.

Globe Police arrested 34 year old Norberta Joaquin for aggravated DUI.

24 year old Reylin Helgeson was arrested last night for DUI.

50 year old inmate Anthony Mirro received additional charges of fraud at the Gila County Jail.

Officers are investigating a burglary on Banker Avenue.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of identity theft taken at a residence on Calle De Loma; a fraud report taken at a residence on Globe Canyon; and a burglary at the Caretto Ranch.

Obituary


Sadie Thompson Randall of San Carlos passed away January 16 at Heritage Healthcare Center. She was 79. She is survived by 2 brothers; 8 children; 8 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
The wake  is tomorrow (Friday) at 4:pm at the Sadie Randall residence. The funeral is Saturday at 2:pm at Burdette Hall.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Police Log


Last night Globe Police arrested 22 year old Ashley Roberts for possession of dangerous drugs and drug paraphernalia.

33 year old Lorenza Cruz was arrested on a child support warrant.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 50 year old Anthony Mirro at a residence on Grover Canyon on a warrant for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Obituary


Virginia Reyes passed away Monday night at her home in Globe. She was 85.
Visitation for Virginia Reyes is Saturday at 9:am at  Holy Angels Catholic Church. Rosary is at 9:30. Mass is at 10:00.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Globe 4-H Meets Wednesday


Globe 4-H will have a meeting on Wednesday at 6:pm at the Gila County Fairgrounds.

If you’d like to find out about 4-H, you are invited to attend the Wednesday meeting.

The deadline to enroll is February 1. To sign up visit az.4honline.com

GAAC Presentation About Scams


Globe Active Adult Center will have a presentation this morning (Tuesday) about the latest scams and how to protect yourself from them. It starts at 11:15am.

MHS Curriculum Night


Miami High School Curriculum Night starts tonight (Tuesday) at 6:pm.

Parents will have the opportunity to receive information about  2013-2014 registration, dual enrollment courses, and courses with the Cobre Valley Institute of  Technology.

Aguila Youth Leadership will give a presentation and the organization Not My Kid will have a parent presentation about  bullying.

For more information call 425-3271. Or visit www.miamiusd40.org .

Author and Poet Ricardo Lucero Passed Away Sunday

Author and poet Ricardo Lucero passed away Sunday.

Lucero grew up in Globe, and Globe was the setting for many of his writings.

He is the author of “Conversatiion with Myself” and “We Are Our Memories.” They are available at Amazon.com.

Supervisors Meet Today


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

The Supervisors will elect a Chairman and a Vice-Chairman.

The agenda also includes approval of the hiring of Shawn Fuller to be Chief Deputy County Attorney.

Monday, January 21, 2013

Arizona Grandparent Coalition Summit This Saturday


This Saturday (January 26) the Second Annual Arizona Grandparent Ambassadors Community Outreach and Advocacy Summit will be held at the Casa Grande Holiday Inn. It’s from 9:am to 3:pm.

There are currently about 70,000 chldren in Arizona who are being raised by their grandparents or other relatives instead of their parents for at least part of their childhood.

Grandparents and other kinship caregivers  from around the state have come together to form the Arizona Grandparent Ambassador Coalition.

The Coalition has launched a new website to help kinship caregivers to come together, share experiences and offer support. It’s at AZGA.org.

For questions about the summit this Saturday call 520-722-5945.

Police Log


A car hit a pedestrian Friday morning at the intersection of Broad and Blake Street. The pedestrian was taken to Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center for evaluation.

Nobody was hurt in a two vehicle accident Friday afternoon on North Broad Street.

Yesterday a Gila County Sheriff’s Deputy served 2 warrants to 24 year old inmate Leon Brown of Florence. The first was for attempted murder/aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The second was a Maricopa County warrant for possession of burglary tools.

Two people were arrested Friday morning after  a deputy did a welfare check on Railroad Avenue. 32 year old Michael Castaneda and 35 year old Pamela Vanta were arrested for child neglect.

A deputy cited and released 20 year old Brian Tavares for driving with a suspended license.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of trespassing on Central Drive and a disturbance in Pinto Creek Mobile Home Park.

On Saturday Globe Police arrested 30 year old Gregory Dillon for domestic assault at a residence on Fourth Street.

37 year old Joseph Spottedtail was arrested for aggravated assault after a disturbance at Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center.

Three juveniles were referred to juvenile probation for shoplifting at the Hill Street Safeway.

34 year old Leticia Rocha was arrested late Friday night for DUI.

29 year old Heidi Godoy was arrested on a child support warrant.

Officers are investigating a fraud report taken at a business on Highway 60; a burglary at a business on North Broad Street; a burglary at a residence on South First Street; a theft at McDonalds; criminal damage to a vehicle at Horne Motor Company; and criminal damage to a vehicle on Yuma Street.



Obituaries


Harold Wayne Williams passed away January 16 at his home in Wheatfields. He was 83. He is survived by his wife Nola; 8 children; his sister; 2 brothers;18 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.
Services for Harold Williams will be private

Portland Lanora Guilford of Globe passed away January 10 at Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn. She was 69. She is survived by two sons; her brother; her sister; 6 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
Services for Lanora Guilford will be private.

Friday, January 18, 2013

Police Log


Nobody was hurt in a two vehicle accident yesterday morning at Walmart.

No injuries were reported in a two vehicle accident at the China Taste restaurant.

Globe Police arrested 24 year old Anthony Weasel for aggravated assault/domestic violence after a disturbance at a residence on Cottonwood Street.

20 year old Brian Barraza was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct late last night at a residence on West Pinal.

Officers are investigating a burglary at the Arizona Department of  Transportation Maintenance Yard and criminal damage at a residence on Fourth Street.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 23 year old Dylan Zimmerman for domestic violence/disorderly conduct at a residence on Highway 188.

39 year old James Bejar was arreted on a child support warrant.

Deputies are investigating the theft of a generator at a residence on Railroad Avenue and criminal damage to a vehicle  in Sunrise Mobile Home Park.

Graham County Sheriff’s Office arrested 21 year old David Blan  of Globe on a failure to comply wararnt for threats and intimidation.


Thursday, January 17, 2013

Blood Drive on January 29


Eligible donors in Globe, Miami and Claypool are invited to donate blood on Tuesday, January 29 at First Christian Church. The blood drive will be held from 1 to 6:pm.

To schedule an appointment call 520-230-7295.

Obituary


Ofelia Aragon Phillips of Topock, Arizona passed away January 12 at Heritage Healthcare Center. She was 92. She is survived by her husband Lyle; her brother; 5 children;  and 21 grandchildren.
Visitation for Ofelia  Phillips  is Saturday at 9:am at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church. Rosary is at 9:30 and Mass is at 10:00.
The family suggests that Memorial donations be made to Golden Shores Volunteer Fire Department in Topock.

Police Log


The driver of a single vehicle rollover on Six Shooter Canyon Road yesterday morning was taken to Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center.

Nobody was hurt in a two vehicle collision at the intersection of Third Street and Ash Street.

56 year old Claudia Dalmolin was arrested for aggravated DUI after a three vehicle collision yesterday afternoon on Highway 60.

Officers are investigating a burglary on South East Street.

Suspect Arrested in Connection with Central Heights Shooting


The Gila County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in connection with the January 9 shooting in Central Heights.

On Monday, deputies arrested 27 year old Gabriel Flores for the shooting of Sunrise Mobile Home Park resident Todd Hamlet. Hamlet is recovering in a Valley hospital from what are believed to be non-life threatening wounds.

Detectives are also looking for 25 year old Leon Brown in connection with the shooting. Brown is a black male with a large lettered tattoo across the front of his throat. He is 5’ 9’’ and weighs 140-155 pounds, with possible scars or a pocked complexion.

A third unidentified suspect is a black male with a thin build, who appears to be between the ages of 16 and 25.

Anyone with information about the shooting should contact Detective Emmett Dickison of the Gila County Sheriff’s Office at 425-4449, ext. 4311.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

LHJ Story with Local Connection

Image:LadiesHomeJournal There's a wonderful story in the Ladies Home Journal with a local connection to Patsy Elmer.

Read it here

Fresh Produce Available Saturday


Fresh produce will be available in the Holy Angels Parish Hall parking lot on Saturday from 9:am to 1:pm.

They are asking for a donation for the St. Vincent  Society, but if you can’t afford to make one that’s OK.

Holy Angels Parish Hall is on East Sycamore   across from Safeway and behind Leonard Paul’s Pizza.

Gem and Mineral Show This Weekend


The Gila County Gem and Mineral Show takes place this weekend at the Gila County Fairgrounds. Enjoy the exhibits Friday through Sunday beginning at 10:am on Friday.

For more information call 928-200-1592.

Obituaries


A Memorial Service for Frank Cruz will be held Saturday, January 26 at 2:pm at Lamont Mortuary.
This will be followed by a party at the Shamrock Bar.

Mary Alice Nash of San Carlos passed away January 12 at Mountain Vista Hospital in Mesa. She was 54. She is survived by 5 daughters; 7 brothers; 2 sisters; and 6 grandchildren.
The wake for Mary Nash is Saturday at 4:pm at the Sally Antonio residence. The funeral is Sunday at 1:pm at Burdette Hall.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Local Newspaper History Discussed Wednesday in Hardscrabble Series


On Wednesday  the Miami Hardscrabble  series presents a talk by Donna Anderson. She will discuss the Bullion Plaza Museum and Cultural Center’s newest display—the original Linotype  machine purchased by the Arizona Silver Belt in the mid-1930’s.

Donna’s discussion will include the history of the two major newspapers in the area over the years, the Arizona Silver Belt and the Arizona Record. She will also talk about why the Linotype was a major development in newspaper history.

The program is free. It’s at the Bullion Plaza starting at 6:30pm.

Retired Senior Volunteer Program Enrollment


The Globe Active Adult Center will have orientation and enrollment for the Retired Senior Volunteer Program on Wednesday at 9:15am.

The RSVP program provides mileage for Meals on Wheels Volunteers and others.

For more information call 425-9030.

Registration for Pinal Mountain Little League Begins Saturday


Registration for Pinal Mountain Little League will take place Saturday (January 19) from 9:am to Noon at the Claypool Safeway.

The final registration forms for Coach Pitch and T-ball must be turned in by February 25  at noon.You can pick up registration forms at the Customer Service Center at the Claypool Safeway, but may only be turned in during the scheduled registration time.

Volunteers are also needed for umpires, coaches, concession workers and team parents. Volunteer forms may be picked up at the registration site or by emailing pinalmountainlittleleague@gmail.com.

For more information visit pinalmountainlittleleague.org .


MHS Curriculum Night January 22


Miami High School Curriculum Night is Tuesday, January 22 from 6 to 8:pm.

Parents will have an opportunity to receive information about 2013-2014 registration, dual enrollment courses and  Cobre Valley  Institute of Technology courses.

Aguila Youth Leadership will give a presentation and the organization Not My Kid will have a special parent presentation on bullying.

For more information call 425-3271 or visit www.miamiusd40.org  

Globe Upgrading Water Main on Collins Street Today


The City of Globe Water Department is upgrading a water main on Collins Street. Work should continue until around 4:pm today (Tuesday).

This will affect Surmont Street, Collins Street, Bancroft Street, Gillette Street and Santee Street.

If you have any questions call the City of Globe Water Office at 425-7146 ext 14.

Enroll in Globe 4-H by February 1


The deadline to enroll  in Globe 4-H is  Friday, February 1

They are offering programs in archery, goat, horse, swine, rabbit,  sheep, poultry, steer and photography.

To sign up visit  az.4honline.com

To find out more about the programs, attend a meeting at the Gila County Fairgrounds  at 6:pm on Wednesday, January 23.

Police Log


Globe Police arrested 43 year old Adlena Henry on an outstanding warrant and for false reporting to law enforcement.

Officers are investigating shoplifting at a business on Highway 60 and a theft at a business on East Ash.

The Department of Public Safety arrested 34 year old Dominic Hartwell of Globe on a failure to comply warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office arrested 24 year old Joshua Anderson of Globe on a failure to comply warrant for false reporting to law enforcement.

Obituaries



James V. Vargus of Mule Creek, New Mexico has passed away at the age of 50. He is survived by his father Dickie Vargus; his brothers  Len, Ken, Richard, Steve, Chris and his favorite sister Christie.
The funeral for James Vargus is tomorrow (Wednesday) in Silver City, New Mexico with interment in Tucson.


Julia S. Steinke of Globe passed away January 10 at Hospice Green house in Phoenix. She was 85. She is survived by her daughters Susan Willis and Judy Bibens; her son Frank Steinke; her brother; 12 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.
Visitation for Julia Steinke is tomorrow (Wednesday) from 8 to 10:am at Lamont Mortuary. The funeral is at 10:00.

Minnie Ordorica passed away January 9  at Holly Home in Globe. She was 78. She is survived by 4 brothers including  Frank Ordorica of Miami; and her sisters  Mary Salcido of Globe and Sylvia Baca of Miami.
Visitation for Minnie Ordorica is Friday at 9:am at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church. Rosary is at 9:30 and Mass is at 10:00.

Monday, January 14, 2013

2013 March for Babies Kicks Off Wednesday


The 2013 Globe-Miami March for Babies kicks off Wednesday at 6:pm at Guayo’s on the Trail.

March of Dimes will celebrate its 75th birthday this year. If you have had any connection with March of Dimes in the past, you are invited to join the celebration.

If you know the history of how the Walk started locally, please attend the meeting on Wednesday.

Miami Senior Center New Lunch Hours


The Miami Senior Center will be serving lunch at 11:30am  instead of 12:00 starting today (Monday).

If you have any questions or concerns call the Miami Senior Center at 473-4190.

Miami Council Meets Tonight


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

They will consider an Intergovernmental Agreement with Gila County for the Cobre Valley Community Transit System’s Dial-A-Ride program.They will also consider ordering two buses through the Arizona Department of Transportation.

The Council will discuss a request from  Genesis, Inc. to allow Genesis to manage the Bullion Plaza Gym and the snack bar in the park. They will possibly approve a grant application by Genesis for an APS/Phoenix Suns Grant for renovation of the Bullion Plaza Gym.

Council members may also approve the removal of two flag poles, a tree and a sign at Miami Memorial Park.

Globe Council Meets Tonight


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

There will be a presentation of Block Watch money for police radios and a presentation by the Globe High School Centennial Celebration Committee.

The Council will discuss and possibly approve the renewal of the Boys and Girls Club Youth  Contract.

They will also discuss an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Globe School District.

An Executive Session will follow the Regular meeting.

Miami School Board Meets Tonight


The Miami School Board meets tonight (Monday) at 6:30 in the Miami High School Library.

They will elect Board Officers for the 2013 calendar year.

The Board will also consider action on an Intergovernmental Agreement with Cobre Valley Institute of Technology and possible action concerning school and campus security.

Police Log


The Gila County Sheriff’s Office responded to a rollover accident Saturday morning on Forest Service Road 55 near the Pinal Mountains. The car was found unoccupied and towed from the area.

Globe Police arrested 36 year old Issac Abraham on Saturday night after a fight at a residence on Fegan Street. Abraham  was charged with domestic assault.

Officers are investigating a burglary on South Second Street and  criminal damage at a residence on North Broad Street.

Friday morning a Gila County Sheriff’s Deputy assisted Rabies Control at a residence on Grover Canyon. 47 year old Gabriel Acosta was arrested for unlawful interference with county enforcement and unlawful release of an impounded animal.

22 year old Andres Perez was arrested on a warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Deputies are investigating a burglary on Story Street.



Obituary


Former Globe resident Lucille Perry passed away December 31 in Ajo. She was 95. She is survived by 2 sons, including Vernon Perry of Globe; her daughter; 15 grandchildren, 37 great grandchildren and 9 great great grandchildren.
Private services for Lucille Perry are pending.

Fire Saturday Morning on Cobb Avenue


Local fire agencies put out a structure fire Saturday morning on Cobb Avenue. 

Everyone in the building made it out safely. Red Cross volunteers helped them with their immediate needs, giving them food, clothing and shelter.

Friday, January 11, 2013

Gila County Health Department Extends Child Vaccination Hours


The Gila  County Health Department is extending hours for child vaccinations starting today (January 11). Hours have been extended to 7:pm.

For more information call 402-8811.

Sheriff's Reserve Posse Sweetheart Dance February 5


The Gila County Sheriff’s Reserve Posse Sweetheart Dance will be on Saturday, February 9 at the Gila County Fairgrounds.

Happy Hour is from 6 to 7.  Bar-B-Que on a bun with beans will be served starting at 7:00. The dance is from 8 to Midnight with music by Sunset Highway.

Tickets are $25 a couple and $15.00 for singles. Tickets are available at Bacon’s Boots and Saddles, the Gila County Sheriff’s Office, from Posse members or at the door.

For more information call 425-3372.

Police Log


Globe Police arrested 64 year old Richard Armijo  for DUI yesterday afternoon after a two vehicle collision at the Highway 60 and 188 junction.

Officers were dispatched to South Jess Hayes Road in response to a report of  an assault. After an investigation, 23 year old Randy Carnes was arrested for a hoax.

Officers are investigating a domestic incident on Yucca Drive; a burglary at a residence in Ruiz Canyon; and a report of a juvenile with marijuana at High Desert Middle School.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office is investigating criminal damage at a residence in Pinto Creek Mobile Home Park.

Obituaries


Alice M. Demichelis  passed away Thursday. She was 87.
Visitation for Alice Demichelis is next Thursday, January 17 at 9:am at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church. Rosary is at 9:30 and Mass is at 10:00.

Minnie Ordorica passed away Wednesday. She was 78.
Visitation for Minnie Ordorica is next Friday, January 18 at 9:am at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church. Rosary is at 9:30 and Mass is at 10:00.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Ann Kirkpatrick in Superior on Friday


First District Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick will be in Superior tomorrow (Friday). She will visit the Superior mine and meet with mine employees and leaders Then she will have a meet-and-greet event in Superior that is open to the public.

The meet-and-greet is at Porter’s CafĂ© on West Main Street from 4:30 to 5:30pm.

Cold Wave Warning


The Gila County Emergency Management Division has issued a cold wave warning.

A strong and dry cold front is expected to move into Gila County this (Thursday) afternoon. It is expected to remain through the weekend into early next week. Strong winds with blowing dust are possible this afternoon.

Very cold temperatures with the strong possibility of a freeze or even a hard freeze  are expected from Saturday morning through Tuesday morning.

The Emergency Management Division reminds you to be prepared to survive winter conditions for 3 to 5 days. Citizens are encouraged to stock basic supplies such as food, water, extra clothing and blankets. 

Make sure your home has sufficient heating fuel and keep your car’s gas tank at least half full. Have enough prescriptions on hand for 5-7 days. 

Before traveling, check statewide road conditions by dialing 5-1-1.

Shooting Under Investigation


The Gila County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that took place yesterday (Wednesday) at Sun Rise Mobile Home Park. The case is pending further investigation.

Police Log


Nobody was hurt in an accident just before noon yesterday in the area of Sixth Street and Ash Street. One driver was cited and released.

Globe Police arrested 49 year old Joseph Jayne for shoplifting in connection with a report taken yesterday
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41 year old Kenneth Brown was arrested for shoplifting in connection with an incident that occurred on December 6.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Nominations Being Accepted for Citizen of the Year


The Globe-Miami Chamber of Commerce is accepting nomination letters for the 2012 Citizen of the Year. The winner will be decided by a panel of Chamber Board Members and former Citizen of the Year Honorees.

Nominees should show a record of strong community service in a variety of areas.

Your nomination letter may be dropped off at the Globe-Miami Chamber of Commerce office or sent to director@globemiamichamber.org .

Police Log


The Gila  County Sheriff’s Office arrested 70 year old Lottie Anderson yesterday morning at a residence on McKinney for vulnerable adult abuse and domestic violence.

49 year old Eberto Hernandez was arrested at the Claypool Circle K for disorderly conduct and domestic violence.

Globe Police arrested 24 year old Jesse Flores on a contempt of court warrant for driving with a suspended license.

41 year old Michael James was arrested on a failure to pay warrant for driving with a suspended license.

Obituary


Gary P. Wolf of Globe passed away January 5 at Heritage Healthcare Center. He was 64. He is survived by his wife Georgia; 3 step children; his brother; and 2 grandchildren.
A Memorial Service for Gary Wolf will be held Friday at 3:pm at Lamont Mortuary.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Alzheimer's Support Group Meets Wednesday


The Alzheimer’s Support group meets Wednesday at 1:pm at the Globe Active Adult Center.

GCC Classes Begin Wednesday at GAAC


Gila Community College classes begin Wednesday. Seniors who register at the college and take a class at Globe Active Adult Center can take additional classes up to 6 hours for free.

Classes at the Globe Active Adult Center include Quilting, Ceramics, Crafts and Strength & Flexibility.

To register call 425-8481.

Globe School Board Meets Wednesday


The Globe School Board meets Wednesday at 6:pm in the High Desert Middle School auditorium.

The Governing Board will nominate and elect Board Officers for 2013.

Police Log


Globe Police are investigating a report of criminal damage at the Community Center; criminal damage at a business on South Hagen Road; and a theft at a business on South Broad Street.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of threats taken at an address on Broadway; criminal damage at a residence on Gordon Street; and a theft at Alhambra Mobile Home Park.

Obituary


Frank Cruz of Miami passed away Friday. He was 52. He is survived by 5 brothers and 5 sisters.
Services for Frank Cruz will be private.

Monday, January 7, 2013

Homes and Volunteers Needed for Home and Building Tour


Organizers of the annual Globe Historic Home and Building Tour are looking for volunteers, and for homes to be included in the tour.

Homes built before 1950 and homes that are unique  because of their architecture may be included in the tour which is scheduled for March 9 and 10. They will need details about the history and heritage of your home. You can be the host at your house during the tour or you can allow volunteers to do the job.

Van drivers, ticket sellers and host home helpers are also needed.

To nominate your home or to volunteer for any of the needed positions, call the Globe-Miami Chamber of Commerce at 425-4495.

Area Newspaper History to Be Discussed at Hardscrabble Presentation


The next lecture in the Miami Hardscrabble series is  Wednesday, January 16 at the Bullion Plaza Museum in Miami.

Donna Anderson will talk about the museum’s new display, the original Linotype machine purchased by the Arizona Silver Belt in the mid-1930’s.

The discussion will include the history of the two major newspapers in the area through the years, the Arizona Silver Belt and the Arizona Record. She will also talk about  why the purchase of a Linotype was a major development in newspaper history around the world.

The Hardscrabble and First Friday series of historical presentations are free.

Police Log


Nobody was hurt in a two vehicle accident Saturday afternoon at Cedar and Broad Street. One driver was cited.

19 year old Filaree Otis was arrested for DUI at a traffic stop late Saturday night

Officers are investigating a theft report taken at a residence on Collins.

Gila County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call Saturday evening about an incorrigible juvenile at a residence on Washburn. The juvenile was taken to the Juvenile Detention Center.

21 year old Marcus Ortiz of Mesa was arrested Friday night for domestic violence/assault in connection with a disturbance at the Apache Gold Casino.

Deputies are investigating a burglary at a residence on Highway 60.

Obituaries


Gary P. Wolf of Globe passed away Saturday morning at Heritage Healthcare Center. He was 64.
A Memorial Service is pending with Lamont Mortuary.

Former Miami resident Esther Lomeli Chavez passed away January 3 at Phoenix Mountain Nursing Center in Phoenix. She was 93. She is survived by her husband Frank; 4 children; 9 grandchildren; and 9 great grandchildren.
Visitation for Esther Chavez is tomorrow (Tuesday) at 9:am at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church. Rosary is at 9:30 and Mass is at 10:00.

Man Shoots Himself at CVRMC

Globe PD Press Release

OB Friday January 4,2013 at approximately 5:07 P.M. the Globe Police Department received a 911 call from Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center Staff of a man who entered the emergency room lobby and was shooting a weapon. Officers from Globe Police Department, Department of Public Safety and Deputies from the Gila County Sheriffs Office responded to the location. Officers and Deputies arrived and completed a security sweep of the hospital.
Upon entering the emergency room they saw medical staff providing aide to a male subject It was learned that this male subject had entered the emergency room lobby holding a gun and removed a bench seat from the lobby to just outside the main entrance of the emergency room. The male subject then
caused a self inflicted gunshot wound to himself that was fatal. There were no patients, staff or citizens injured.

Friday, January 4, 2013

Gila County Fair Committee Meeting January 8


The Gila County Fair Committee will have an open meeting on Tuesday (January 8) at the Globe-Miami Chamber of Commerce. The meeting starts at 6:pm.

Produce Truck at Holy Angels Saturday from 10 to 2


The produce truck will be at Holy Angels Parish Hall tomorrow (Saturday) from 10:am to 2:pm. 

Holy Angels Parish Hall is on Sycamore Street behind Leonard Paul’s Pizza.

Police Log


Nobody was hurt in a single vehicle accident yesterday morning on Highway 60.

Globe Police arrested 71 year old Robson Wilson for leaving the scene of an accident in connection with a hit and run reported on December 21.

24 year old Brittany Bowan was arrested yesterday for fraudulent schemes.

Officers took a shoplifting report at a business on Highway 60.

Obituary


Isaiah Lee Dosela of Peridot passed away December 30 at San Carlos Indian Hospital. He was 31. He is survived by his wife Irna; 7 children; and 7 brothers and sisters.
The wake for Isaiah Dosela is Sunday at 4:pm at the Nellie Gilbert residence. The funeral is Monday at Freedom Holiness Church in San Carlos.

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Arboretum History to be Discussed at January 4 First Friday Program


Boyce Thompson Arboretum Executive Director Mark Siegwarth will be the guest speaker for the January 4 First Friday program.

He will discuss the history of the Arboretum, founded in the 1920’s by mining magnate Boyce Thompson.

The program starts at 6:30pm  at the Bullion Plaza Museum and Cultural Center.

The First Friday programs are open to the public at no charge.

Police Log


Nobody was hurt in a two vehicle accident yesterday morning on Cherry Avenue and 3rd  in Country Club Manor. One driver was issued three citations.

No injuries were reported in a two vehicle accident yesterday afternoon on Highway 60/70.

Globe Police arrested 54 year old Michael Lee of Apache Junction for disorderly conduct after an incident on South Hospital Drive.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 45 year old Glen Edwards for attempted burglary at a residence on Colt Drive in Six Shooter Canyon.

Deputies are investigating a burglary on San Carlos Drive.

Obituaries

Hortensia B. Escobedo of Globe passed away Monday at Scottsdale Healthcare-Shea in Scottsdale. She was 83. She is survived by 9 children; her brother; her sister; 23 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Visitation for Hortensia Escobedo is today (Thursday) from 6 to 7:pm at Lamont Mortuary. Rosary will be on Monday (January 7) at 9:30am at Holy Angels Catholic Church followed by a Memorial Mass at 10:00.

Nathan Rustin of San Carlos passed away December 23 in Phoenix. He was 44. He is survived by his daughter; his son; his mother; 2 sisters; 2 brothers; and 4 grandchildren. The wake for Nathan Rustin is Friday at 2:pm at the Nora Cassadore residence. The funeral is Saturday at 1:pm at San Carlos Miracle Church.

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Police Log


Globe Fire Department put out a structure fire about 1:15 yesterday afternoon on East Street.

Globe Police arrested 43 year old Sheryl Robles yesterday for DUI.

42 year old Jason Winters was arrested on failure to ay warrants for issuing a bad check and criminal trespass.

22 year old Vance Mata was arrested on a failure to pay warrant for DUI.

Officers are investigating an assault report and a report of shoplifting at a business on Highway 60.


Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Police Log


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

Another two vehicle non-injury accident occurred about an hour later at Pine and Broad Street.

There was a two vehicle non-injury  hit and run accident around 3:00 on Highway 60. The case is under investigation.

A non-injury three vehicle collision occurred on Highway 60 around 6:15pm.

Last night a Globe Police Officer observed a street race on East Ash Street. Both cars were located and stopped. 22 year old Arthur Epperson was arrested for racing. 25 year old Tyler Pearce of Mesa was arrested for racing and an outstanding warrant. 23 year old Jeffrey Singleton was arrested on a DUI  warrant.

Globe Police arrested 42 year old Albert Anzaldua  for domestic disorderly conduct late last night after a fight at a residence on South Third Street.  Anzaldua also had 5 outstanding warrants.

54 year old Michael Lee of Apache Junction was arrested for criminal trespass yesterday at a business on North Broad Street.

Officers are investigating an aggravated assault report and criminal damage at the skate park.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 25 year old Jennifer Herrera on a failure to comply warrant for possession and use of drug paraphernalia.

A deputy took a report at a residence on Kachina Trail about a theft that occurred in the Seven Mile Wash area.

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office arrested 28 year old Renaldo Woodie of Globe on a failure to comply warrant for unlawful imprisonment  and assault with intent to injure.

Obituary


Carmelita Tonto of San Carlos passed away December 27 at Hospice of the Valley in Phoenix. She was 46. She is survived by her sons Peter and Perry Tonto; her sister; her brother; and 1 grandchild.
The wake for Carmelita Tonto is Saturday at 4:pm at the Marcus Goode, Jr. residence. The funeral is Sunday at 2:pm at San Carlos Miracle Church.