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.


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.


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

For more information visit .

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  

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

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.


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.


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.