Friday, February 8, 2013

Humane Society Bake Sale

The High Desert Humane Society will hold a bake sale tomorrow (Saturday)  from 10:am to 2:pm in the Fry’s front lobby.

All proceeds will be used to maintain the High Desert Humane Society "Cathouse."  The Cathouse has lovable cats for adoption to good homes.

Police Log

Nobody was hurt in an accident early yesterday morning at Upper Pinal Creek.

Miami Police arrested 64 year old Domingo Gonzales on a failure to appear warrant for reckless burning.

Globe Police arrested 43 year old Martin Cassadore for trespassing at a business on North Broad Street.

20 year old Bret Goss was arrested for  shoplifting at a business on South Hill Street.

Officers are investigating a report of  criminal trespass and criminal damage at a residence on Mesquite Street, and criminal damage and theft at a residence on Yucca Street.

Mesa Police arrested 39 year old Gabriel Aguillar of Globe on a child support warrant.


Sally Ann Becker passed away February 5. She was 74. She is survived by her husband Bob; 4 brothers; 2 sisters; 4 children; 16 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
Visitation for Sally Becker is tomorrow (Saturday) at 10:am at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church. Rosary is at 10:30 and Mass is at 11:00.

Thursday, February 7, 2013

American Legion Auxiliary Spaghetti Dinner

The American Legion Auxiliary monthly dinner starts Friday  at 5:pm

The public is invited to this Italian Spaghetti Dinner.

There will be a door prize for one special couple.

Apache Bow Hunters Archery Shoot

The Apache Bow Hunters Stump Shoot begins Saturday at 7:am at the Archery Range.

For information call 425-6174.

Low Cost Rabies Clinic on Saturday

A Low Cost Rabies Clinic will be held Saturday from 1:30 to 3:pm at the Animal Shelter.

The cost of the rabies shot is $10.00 plus the cost of a license. That’s $15.00 for an unaltered animal and $7 for a spayed or neutered animal..

Gila County Spelling Bee on Friday

The Gila County Spelling Bee will take place on Friday at 1:pm in the Payson High School auditorium.

The Gila County Spelling Bee is open to the public and everyone is encouraged to attend.

Gila County Fair Committee Meets Tuesday

The Gila County Fair Committee will meet Tuesday (February 12)  at the Globe-Miami Chamber of Commerce.

The open meeting begins at 7:pm following an executive session at 6.

The Committee will discuss fair entertainment, special events and facilities improvements.

Supervisor Pastor to Hold Community Meeting

Gila County Supervisor Mike Pastor will hold a community meeting on Monday, February 25. 

It will be from 5 to 6:pm at the Tri City Fire Department 

United Fund Annual Meeting

The Globe-Miami United Fund will hold its Annual Meeting on Monday, February 25. The meeting starts at noon at DeMarco’s Restaurant.

The public is invited.

Police Log

Nobody was hurt in a hit and run accident yesterday at the Hunter Drive Circle K. The accident is under investigation by Globe PD

Globe Police arrested 29 year old Erik Gonzales for burglary.

Officers responded to a report of an assault at Globe High School. Two juveniles were referred to juvenile authorities for disorderly conduct.

A harassment report was taken at a business on East Ash Street.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 38 year old James Gillum for a child support warrant and for driving with a suspended license.

25 year old Eli Miller was cited and released for DUI.

A Gila County School Resource Deputy took a report of aggravated assault on a school teacher.

Deputies are investigating a burglary at Holiday Hills Mobile Home Park; the theft of a license plate registration at Holiday Hills Mobile Home Park; and criminal damage to a fence at the Juvenile Detention Facility.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Bashas' Customers Targeted by Cyber Thieves

An international fraud investigation into cyber theft includes stolen credit card information from Arizona Bashas’ customers.

KVOA-TV reports that the thieves apparently used ‘malware’ never seen before. They used the software  to duplicate credit card numbers and then use the numbers to buy prepaid cards.

The FBI says it is searching for three suspects.

Bashas’ says that the malware has been contained. But the grocery chain urges its customers to closely monitor their debit and credit card transactions and report any unusual activity.

Applications Being Accepted for CVIT Governing Board

Gila County School Superintendent Linda O’Dell invites Globe School District residents to apply for appointment to the Cobre Valley Institute of Technology  governing board.

The position of Globe District representative to the CVIT board is open due to the resignation of Gary Grounds.

Potential board members must submit a letter of interest, application and letters of recommendation. They must also participate in an interview.

Application materials are available at the Gila County Schools Office during regular business hours or online at .

For more information call 402-8783.

Police Log

Miami Police charged a Safford man with DUI and criminal damage after his car struck a light pole. There were no injuries.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested three people yesterday at a traffic stop. 18 year old Brandon Twohey, 18 year old Ruben DeMario and 28 year old Brian Allphin were charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Three people were arrested after a report of suspicious activity at Sunrise Mobile Home Park. 
30 year old Chad Smith was arrested on a Globe warrant for failure to appear for public order crimes, and a Texas warrant for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
29 year old Erik Gonzales was charged with possession of dangerous drugs and drug paraphernalia, and felony hindering.
27 year old Pearl Gonzales was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

Deputies are investigating an attempted vehicle theft at the Claypool Safeway.

A School Resource deputy took a report for an assault that occurred on January 24 at Miami High School.

53 year old Jody Herrera turned herself in to Globe Police for a child support warrant. She paid bond and was released.


Floyd Stiles passed away Saturday at his home in Wheatfields. He was 88.
Visitation for Floyd Stiles will be Friday from 6 to 8:pm at Lamont Mortuary. A graveside service will follow at 11:am at Mountain View Memorial Gardens in Mesa.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Miami Council Work Session on Wednesday

The Miami Town Council will have a Work Session on Wednesday at 6:pm.

The Council will review and possibly make changes to the Town of Miami Personnel Manual.

Globe School Board Meets Wednesday

The Globe School Board meets Wednesday at 6:00 in the High Desert Middle School auditorium.

Police Log

Nobody was hurt in a two vehicle accident yesterday afternoon on Jess Hayes Road.

Globe Police arrested 21 year old Manuel Nieto for domestic disorderly conduct after a disturbance  at Globe Mobile Home Park. A juvenile was also referred to juvenile probation.

Officers are investigating  criminal damage at the Globe Community Center.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 32 year old David Scott on a failure to appear warrant for unlawful flight from law enforcement, DUI, disorderly conduct and assault, and a child support warrant.
Miami Police are investigating attempted burgalries at two residences and one business.
Miami Officers are also investigating an attempted suicide. Charges may be pending.

Cobre Valley Democrats Meet Today

The Cobre Valley Democrats meet today (Tuesday) at 5:pm at the Globe-Miami Chamber of Commerce.

The project managers for Resolution Copper will be the guest speakers.


Manuela Ybarra of  Miami passed away Sunday. She was 84.
Visitation for “Nellie” Ybarra is today (Tuesday) at 9:am at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church. Rosary is at 9:30 and Mass is at 10:00.

Ralph L. Garcia of Miami passed away Saturday. He was 82.
Visitation for Ralph  Garcia is Thursday at 9:am at the Blessed Virgin Catholic Church in Florence. Rosary is at 9:30 and Mass is at 10:00.

Raymundo Bustamante, Jr. passed away Saturday. He was 65.
Visitation for Raymundo Bustamonte, Jr. is Friday at 9:am at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church. Rosary is at 9:30. Mass is at 10:00.

Supervisors Meet Today

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

They will discuss and prioritize road improvement projects on roads within federal lands. They will authorize the Public Works Department to submit one or more projects to the Central Federal Lands Highway Division. They will also prioritize future projects under the Secure Rural Schools  and Community Self Determination Act.

The Supervisors will  vote on an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Town of Miami to disburse up to $25,000 for the Cobre Valley Community Transit’s Dial-a-Ride Program.

Monday, February 4, 2013

Public Hearings on Area Plan on Aging

Pinal-Gila Council for Senior Citizens will host public hearings on February 13 and 14  to present the Area Plan for 2014 -2017.

This is the planning document which identifies priority needs programs, goals, objectives and activities for people 60 and older in Pinal and Gila counties.

The meeting on Wednesday, February 13 will be at the PG CSC’s main office in Casa Grande at 9:am.

Another meeting will be held on Thursday, February 14 at 10:30am in the Hayden Council Chambers.

For more information call 1-800-293-9393.

Police Log

Local agencies responded to a structure fire last night at Wheatfields Road in Pinto Creek Mobile Home Park. The residence was unoccupied and no injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The driver  in an ATV accident yesterday   off of Russell Road was flown to a Valley hospital.

Globe EMS were dispatched to a residence on Vista Circle Saturday night. A woman with possible head injuries was taken to the hospital for further evaluation.

Miami Police arrested 38 year old Jennifer Curtis for assault/domestic violence, criminal damage and disorderly conduct. Curtis also had an outstanding Pima County warrant for probation violation on a charge of stolen property; and a Gila County contempt of court warrant on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, false reporting to law enforcement and shoplifting.

43 year old Daniel Flores was arrested for aggravated assault, disorderly conduct, and threats and intimidation.

Yesterday the Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested four juveniles and 18 year old Candice Haines on drug related charges. Haines was charged with administration of a dangerous drug, possession of drug paraphernalia, involving minors in drug activity, and endangerment.

71 year old inmate Hines Nosie was served a warrant for extreme DUI.

The Gila County Task Force arrested 50 year old William Stidham for driving with a suspended license.

The Sheriff’s Office is investigating criminal damage to a window at Pueblo Heights Mobile Home Park.

On Saturday Globe Police arrested 18 year old Ruben DeMario  for assault after an incident on First Avenue.

20 year old Tyler Rehn was arrested in connection with a theft reported on Friday.

43 year old Martin Cassadore was arrested for criminal damage, and threats and intimidation.

28 year old Coran Curtis was arrested on a failure to pay warrant for attempted shoplifting.

21 year old Zachariah Cole was arrested for possession of dangerous drugs and drug paraphernalia.

Officers are investigating a theft at a residence on East Amarilla.


Lillian Carrillo passed away Thursday at the age of 83.
The funeral for Lillian Carillo is this morning (Monday) at 11:00 at Holy Angels Catholic Church.

Former Globe resident Thomas J. Gilliland passed away January 30 at  his home in Oregon. He was 85. He is survived by his wife Mody; his daughter; and 6 grandchildren.
A Memorial Service for Thomas Gilliland will be held Thursday at 10:am at Trinity Baptist Church.