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 Café on West Main Street
from 4:30 to 5:30pm.
The Gila County Emergency Management Division has issued a cold
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
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.
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.
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
To nominate your home or to volunteer for any of the needed
positions, call the Globe-Miami Chamber of Commerce at 425-4495.
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.
Gary P. Wolf of Globe passed away Saturday morning at Heritage
Healthcare Center. He was 64.
A Memorial Service is pending with Lamont Mortuary.
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
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.