Friday, February 22, 2013

Medicare Changes to be Discussed at GAAC Monday

Globe Active Adult Center has a presentation about Medicare changes on Monday at 11:15am.

Miami School Board Meets Monday

The Miami School Board meets Monday at 6:30pm  in the Miami High School Library.

The agenda includes consideration of closing Las Lomas and opening Lee Kornegay Intermediate School.

Police Log

A bicyclist was hit last night while riding on Highway 188. He was flown to Maricopa Medical Center.

There were no injuries in an accident yesterday morning in the area of Oak Street.

Globe Police arrested 31 year old Billy Ross yesterday morning after a disturbance at a business on Santee. Ross was charged with domestic violence/assault, criminal damage, and threats and intimidation.

43 year old Michael Guerena was arrested yesterday for domestic violence assault after Globe PD took a delayed report at a business on Hospital Drive.

21 year old Nathan O’Donnell of Mesa was arrested for shoplifting at a business on Highway 60.

Officers are investigating an aggravated assault at a residence on East Mesquite.

The Gila County Task Force arrested 19 year old Kyra Jordan of Jackson, Wyoming for possession of a dangerous drug, possession of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary report taken at a business on Highland Drive.

The Department of Public Safety arrested 42 year old Gregory Pegg of Globe on a failure to appear warrant for bad checks.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

GCC Financial Aid Workshop at San Carlos Campus

The Gila Community College San Carlos Campus is offering a free financial aid workshop on Saturday. It’s for high school, college and adult students who plan to attend college during the next academic year.

The workshop includes a presentation on federal student aid, who gets federal student aid, how to complete the free application for federal student aid and other helpful information.

All students and their parents are welcome, even if you do not plan to attend Gila Community College or Eastern Arizona College.

The event starts at 2:pm at the Gila Community College San Carlos Campus  in Room 3.

To register or for more information call 475-5981.

Students Present Oral History Project at GAAC

Globe Education Center students have been interviewing seniors for an Oral History Project.

They will present the written life histories and photo CD on Friday at the Globe Active Adult Center.

The presentation begins at 11:am.

Police Log

Nobody was hurt in a two vehicle collision yesterday afternoon  on US 60 just before the Highway 60/188 junction.

Globe Police arrested 33 year okld Albert Reyes yesterday for driving with a suspended license.

Officers are investigating a report of criminal damage at a residence on West Kofa Pass and a burglary at a business on Broad Street.

Red Cross Helps San Carlos Fire Victims

The American Red Cross Grand Canyon Chapter provided assistance yesterday (Wednesday) to five adults and two children who lost their house to a fire Saturday in San Carlos. 

Red Cross volunteers met their needs, giving them food and winter clothing after the blaze.

Globe High School Burglarized

Globe High School was burglarized early Wednesday morning.

The Globe Unified School District has issued a statement saying they consider the disruption of the educational process a very serious matter. They say they support the full prosecution of any person found responsible for the crime.

School officials have expressed concern  that any further disruption may result in extending the school year for its students.


Manuel (correct)  R. Tarango passed away February 15. He was 59. He is survived by his brother Gilbert and his sisters Julia Tarango and Linda Kriley.
Visitation for Manuel Tarango is today (Thursday) at 8:30am at Holy Angels Catholic Church. Rosary is at 9:30 and Mass is at 10:00.

Wynona Jane Polk of San Carlos passed away February 13 at Scottsdale Healthcare-Osborne. She was 43. She is survived by her father Larry Polk, Sr.; her mother Brenda Dudley; 3 brothers and 2 sisters.
The wake for Wynona Polk is tomorrow (Friday) at 6:am at the Brenda Dudley residence. The funeral is at 1:pm.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Miami School Board Meets Thursday

The Miami School Board meets Thursday at 6:pm in the Miami High School Library.

It is an Executive Session about a  Student Hearing.

Globe-Miami Centennial Band Fundraiser

The Globe-Miami Centennial Band will hold its first fundraiser on Saturday, April 6. Th event will be at the Old Courthouse Theater from 7 until 10:30pm.

Tickets are $20 and may be purchased at the Cobre Valley Center for the Arts or by calling 928-793-4626.

The Jazz Band will play over 30 swing, Latin and big band tunes for a concert and dance.

Tickets include a light meal, dessert and refreshments. A no host bar will also be available.

Dr. Seuss's Birthday Party

Globe Public Library will have a Dr. Seuss Birthday Party on Saturday, March 2 from 11:am until 1:pm.

They’ll have cake, crafts and more.

Police Log

Nobody was hurt in an accident yesterday afternoon on Hill Street.

No injuries were reported in a hit and run accident yesterday afternoon on Highway 60.

The Gila County Task Force and Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 22 year old Kyle Chavez on warrants for attempted second degree murder, misconduct involving weapons and burglary. 24 year old Bobbi Martinez was charged with hindering prosecution.

Deputies are investigating a stolen vehicle report taken at a residence on Inspiration.

Globe Police referred an intoxicated juvenile at a business on Maple Street.

Officers are investigating a trespassing report taken at a business on Ash Street; a fraud report taken at a business on Highway 60; and a burglary at a business on South High Street.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Globe School Board Meets Wednesday

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

The agenda includes approval of an emergency procurement to replace a collapsed sewer line at Globe High School.

Ranching Discussed at Next First Friday Program

Jane Hale will discuss the history of Gila County ranching at the next First Friday lecture on March 1.

The presentation begins at 6:30pm at the Bullion Plaza Museum and Cultural Center.

The First Friday programs are free  and light refreshments are served following the program.

D-Backs Donate $5,000 to Replace Burned Little League Equipment

Globe-Miami Community News on Facebook reports that the Arizona Diamondbacks have donated $5,000 to help Pinal Mountain Little League replace equipment burned in a fire Friday morning.

If you would like to help call Wes Sukosky at 928-812-0957.

Final registration for T-ball and Coach Pitch is this Saturday (February 23). For more information contact Wes Sukosky or email

Supervisors Meet Today

The Gila County Board of Supervisors meets this morning (Tuesday) at 10:00.

The Supervisors will proclaim March 16 “March for Babies Day” in Gila County.

They will discuss and possibly adopt an amendment to an Intergovernmental Agreement with the State of Arizona to upgrade the railroad crossing on Bixby Road.

They will also consider accepting a roadway easement on Copper Hills Road, making it a public road.

Police Log

Tri City Fire Department put out a dumpster fire early yesterday morning at Holiday Hills Mobile Home Park.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 36 year old David Powell for domestic violence/assault after a disturbance on Woodward.

Miami Police arrested 40 year old Patrick Hernandez on failure to appear warrants for disorderly conduct and driving with a suspended license.

Globe Police are investigating a theft at a business on Hill Street and a theft at a business on Highway 60.

Monday, February 18, 2013

Health Department Talk at GAAC

Chuck Turney from the Gila County Health Department  will be at the Globe Active Adult Center Tuesday at 10:30am.

He will talk about the many programs that are available that you may not even know exist.

Police Log

There was a fatal car-pedestrian accident early Friday morning on Highway 60 and Hackney Avenue.
Globe Police say that 57 year old Debra Mariscal was driving westbound on Highway 60 in the outside lane at about 35 to 40mph. She did not see the perdestrian 59 year old Manual Tarango enter the highway and was unable to avoid him.

One driver was taken to the hospital after a two vehicle accident Friday afternoon at Jess Hayes and Beer Tree. Both cars were towed.

No injuries were reported in an accident Friday near Old Oak.

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

A small brush fire was quickly put out yesterday afternoon on Copper Street.

A fire in the bleachers at the Claypool Little League field was put out early Friday morning.

Globe Police arrested two people after a disturbance yesterday on South Hill Street. 34 year old Marco Taliman and 38 year old Wilsie Hermosillo were arrested for domestic violence/disorderly conduct.

Globe PD received a call late last night about an intoxicated person in the McDonald’s drive thru. 23 year old Cleopatra Palmer was arrested for DUI.

32 year old Michael Acosta was arrested early yesterday morning for criminal damage at a business on Highway 60.

43 year old Martin Cassadore was arrested for disorderly conduct late Saturday night at Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center.

Officers are investigating a harassment report taken at a residence on Saguaro Drive, and criminal damage at the old Kentucky Fried Chicken building.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an assault that occurred on Miami Road; criminal damage and a theft from a vehicle on Winchester; an attempted burglary on Nobel Drive; and a theft of services at Guayo’s on the Trail.


Former Miami resident Genevieve M. Garcia passed away Febryary 13. She was 81. She is survived by her daughter; her brother Frank Moreno, Jr. of Miami; 1 grandchild and 1 great grandchild.
Visitation for Genevieve Garcia is Wednesday at 6:pm at Miles Funeral Services Miami. Funeral Mass is Thursday at 10:am at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church.