Friday, October 25, 2013

Police Log

Nobody was hurt in a two vehicle collision yesterday morning on Highway 60. There was another two vehicle collision yesterday afternoon on Sixth Street.

Globe Police took reports of an attempted robbery on Glendale Avenue; disorderly conduct at a business on East Ash Street; a theft at a business on Highway 60; and criminal damage at a residence on Kline Street.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Latex Paint Recycle Day at Landfill

The Russell Gulch Landfill will have a Latex Paint Recycle Day on Saturday (October 26).

The latex paint will be accepted from 8:am to 1:pm.

For more information call the landfill at 425-7470.

Tonto Basin School Halloween Carnival

Tonto Basin School will have a Halloween Carnival on Saturday from 4 to 8:pm. The money raised will go toward purchasing playground equipment.

Along with the food and games there will be a smash car, bounce house and a haunted house.

They will also be collecting cans of food or a $1 donation for the local food bank.

The school is located on Highway 188 in Tonto Basin.

Globe Moose Lodge Halloween Party

The Globe Moose Lodge will hold a Halloween costume party on Saturday from 4 to 8:pm.

Activities include a ring toss, fishing pond, bean bag toss, cupcake walk, pinata, face painting, storytelling, a costume contest and a trunk decorating contest.

For more information call 928-200-0820.

'National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day' October 26

You’ll have an opportunity to safely dispose of unused or expired medication on Saturday (October 26) from 10:am to 2:pm in the Fry’s parking lot.

For more information visit

Play About 'The Mighty Vandals' to be Performed in Miami

A  play about the 1951 Miami Vandals basketball team will be performed in Miami this Saturday and Sunday (October 26 and 27).

The play is called “The Mighty Vandals” and it had a successful premier run at the Peoria Performing Arts Center. 

The story takes place from 1947 to 1951, before the Supreme court banned segregation in public schools. Although Miami High School was integrated, the town’s neighborhoods, elementary schools, and other public facilities were segregated.

The 1951 Vandals team was made up of mostly Mexican and Mexican American teens from the poor side of Miami. The team was considered one of the greatest high school basketball teams in the nation. They broke nine national high school records and 18 state records on their way to a perfect season in 1951.

The performances in Miami are sponsored by the Miami Unified School District and Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold. They will start at 7:30pm on Saturday, October 26 and at 2:pm on Sunday, October 27, in the Miami High School auditorium.

Tickets are $8, $5 for students and seniors.

Fall Festival in Globe This Weekend

The annual Fall Festival will be held Friday and Saturday (October 25 and 26) at the corner of Broad and Oak in downtown Globe.

Friday’s activities from 5 to 8:pm include carnival games, food, the annual Bring Your Own Pumpkin carving contest, the Oak Street Pumpkin Roll fundraiser, live music and a Vendor’s Marketplace.

The Ghosts of Globe downtown walking tour will take place on Saturday, October 26  from 6 to 8:pm.

For more information visit or call 425-0884.

Renovated Bullion Plaza Gym to be Dedicated on Friday

The Phoenix Suns, APS and the Town of Miami will dedicate the newly renovated Bullion Plaza Gymnasium on Friday afternoon (October 25) from 3:30 until 4:30pm.

The MC for the event is Suns broadcaster Ann Meyers Drysdale. There will also be remarks from Miami Mayor Rosemary Castaneda and APS Relationship Manager, Richard Rosales. The event will also include an appearance from current Suns player P.J. Tucker, Suns alumnus Steven Hunter and another very special guest.

The Phoenix Suns and APS have partnered since 2006 to improve and revitalize community basketball courts across Arizona.

For ticket information call  473-4403.

Globe Salvation Army Begins Taking Appointments for Family Assistance on November 4

The Globe Salvation Army will begin taking appointments for the Christmas Family Assistance Program on Monday, November 4.

You can make an appointment by calling 425-4011 between 9:am and 4:pm November 4 through November 8.

Next First Friday Program on November 1

The next First Friday program at the Bullion Plaza Cultural Center and Museum is on Friday, November 1.

Museum Director Tom Foster will talk about Gila County Sheriff Glenn Reynolds. Reynolds died just over a year into his first term as Sheriff but he became a big part of Gila County history.

First Friday programs are presented by Bullion Plaza and the Gila County Historical Museum free of charge.

Light refreshments will be served following the program.

Globe Library Haunted House

The Globe Public Library’s Halloween Haunted House will be open on Saturday (October 26) from 5 to 8:pm.

There will also be game booths, face painting, scary stories and more.

For more information call the library at 425-6111.

Police Log

Yesterday Globe Police arrested 26 year old Levi Packard for possession of marijuana.

Officers are investigating a report of theft at a business on High Street; a burglary at a residence on Vista Circle; and criminal damage at a business on Highway 60.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary at a residence on Black Warrior

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Globe General Plan Open House for Districts 1 & 2

A Public Open House meeting for Globe Districts 1 and 2 will be held Thurday at 6:pm at Besh Ba Gowah.

They will be discussing the City of Globe General Plan.

HDMS Parent-Teacher Conferences Thursday

High Desert Middle School is having Parent-Teacher Conferences on Thursday. Students will be dismissed at 2:10pm.

If your child is in 5th grade, you need to schedule an appointment with your child’s teacher between 3:30 and 7:pm.

Parents of students in grades 6-8 may visit with teachers anytime between 3:30 and 7:pm on a first-come, first served basis 

If you cannot make these times, you can make other arrangements by calling the High Desert Middle School office.

Veterans Day Activities in Globe

Veterans Day activities in Globe begin at 8:am on Saturday, November 9 with a convoy of citizen downtown to escort the flag. The line of cars, motorcycles and pedestrians will proceed to the Globe Community Center.

Everyone is invited to participate and no entry forms are needed.

A softball tournament at the Community Center will benefit Wounded Warriors.

For more information call 928-812-3822.

Globe Announces New Police Chief

The Globe City Council announced Monday night that they have extended an offer to Timothy Truett to be Globe’s next Police Chief.

Truett is a 1986 graduate of Globe High School. He has more than 20 years of law enforcement experience with the Arizona Department of Public Safety, Maricopa County Community College District and the City of Maricopa. Most recently, he was the Professional Standards Unit Supervisor for the Maricopa Police Department.

The Council is still in the process of negotiating with Mr. Truett and is waiting for some required documentation. They will take a more formal action at a future Council meeting.

It is expected that Chief Truett will start in mid to late November.

Globe Man Sentenced for Domestic Violence Assault and Drug Convictions

On Monday, 43 year old Jason Moss was sentenced to more than six years in the Arizona Department of Corrections in two separate cases.

On June 23 the Gila County Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic violence call. At the scene the victim said that Moss assaulted her and that the assault may have been caught on the residence’s video surveillance system.

The video showed Moss hitting the victim twice in the face.

Moss was arrested for the domestic violence assaults and while on pretrial release, he was found in possession of methamphetamine. He plead guilty to the assault and methamphetamine charges on October 1.

The plea agreements dictated aggravated, consecutive sentences in the Department of Corrections

GHS Parent-Teacher Conferences Today

Globe High School is having Parent-Teacher Confereneces today (Wednesday).

The conferences are taking place from 4 to 7:30pm.

Police Log

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office issued a press release yesterday afternoon about an arrest made on October 8.
About 3:41am on October 8, deputies responded to a call about inappropriate and harassing text messages being received by a 14 year old girl.
Detectives interviewed and arrested 50 year old Randy Escobedo for luring a minor for sexual exploitation. Escobedo was booked into the Gila County Jail and held on a $12,000 bond which was posted on October 11.
The case has been forwarded to the Gila County Attorney’s Office for prosecution.

Yesterday morning Globe Police arrested 33 year old Lee Dieters at a residence on North Fifth Street for aggravated assault and resisting arrest.

Officers took a report of a missing juvenile. After an investigation they contacted the juvenile and 18 year old Anthony Leetham. The juvenile was referred to the Gila County Detention Center. Letham was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor and taken to the Gila County Jail.

31 year old Andrew Ortiz was arrested yesterday on a child support warrant.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office took reports of a burglary at a residence on Cypress Drive and a theft at a residence on Huie Street.

Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office arrested 32 year old Daniel Toscano of Globe on a probation violation warrant for aggravated assault.


Former Globe-Miami resident Anne F. Maxwell passed away October 19 in Tucson, just short of her 103rd birthday. She is survived by her daughter Roxanne; her sons Edward and Bruce; 3 grandchildren and one great grandchild.
The funeral for Anne Maxwell is Friday (October 25) at 1:pm at Bulman-Miles Miami Chapel.
Memorial donations may be made to Miami Presbyterian Church, the Commuity Food Bank or TMC Hospice.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Kwasman Announces Candidacy in CD1

State Representative Adam Kwasman has announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for the 1st Congressional seat now held by Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick.

Kwasman is a first-term legislator from Oro Valley.

Police Log

Yesterday the Gila County Sheriff’s Office served a warrant to 23 year old inmate Monica Henry for felony shoplifting and false reporting to law enforcement.

Deputies are investigating a domestic incident that occurred on Calle de Loma; a burglary at Sunrise Mobile Home Park; a theft of auto parts at a residence in Six Shooter Canyon; and a report of trespassing taken at a residence on Woodward.

Globe Police are investigating a report of telephone harassment taken at a residence on Lyndsay Drive; a theft at a residence on Galiuro Gap; disorderly conduct at a residence on Kline Street; theft and criminal damage at a business on Hospital Drive; and criminal damage at a business on North Main Street.

Globe General Plan Open House

The first of two Open House sessions this week concerning the Globe General Plan will take place tonight (Tuesday) at 6:00. 

This is for Globe Districts 5 and 6. It will be at the Chamber of Commerce building.

An Open House meeting for Districts 1 and 2 will be held Thursday at 6:pm at Besh Ba Gowah.

Supervisors Meet Today

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

The Supervisors will meet as the Gila County Library District Board of Directors to authorize a $23,000 grant application to the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records.

The supervisors will consider submitting comments about two proposed actions by the US Fish and Wildlife Service concerning the Mexican grey wolf.

Monday, October 21, 2013

Globe-Miami Centennial Band Fall Concert on November 22

The Globe-Miami Centennial Band will present their Fall Concert on Friday, November 22 at 7:pm in the Miami High School Auditorium.

The Concert Band will play some stirring pieces from London Portrait by Ferde Grofe (who wrote Grand Canyon Suite) to a Latin number, Brazillia. They will also play a medley of songs from Wizard Of Oz to celebrate Dorothy's 75th anniversary.

The Jazz Band will be Struttin' with Some Barbeque, made famous by Louis Armstrong, along with several more spicy jazz arrangements.

For more information about the band call 793-4626.

'Hiring Our Heroes' Job Fair in Scottsdale

The US Chamber of Commerce Foundation is hosting a hiring fair for veterans and military spouses tomorrow (Tuesday) in Scottsdale.

More than 60 employers are expected to participate. The event also includes a free employment workshop that features one-on-one mentoring sessions on resume building, job search tools, and interviewing techniques.

The event is from 10:am to 1:pm at Monterra at WestWorld in Scottsdale.

Register for free at

Police Log

Yesterday Globe Police took a report of an assault at a business on South Hospital Drive.

On Saturday Globe Police arrested 37 year old Cecil Cook for disorderly conduct at a community event.

40 year old Genea Nierdieck was arrested Saturday in the area of Mesquite and Pine for disorderly conduct.

76 year old Jerry Kinsman was arrested on a failure to appear warrant for driving with a suspended license.

43 year old Kyle Cook was arrested on warrants for loitering, criminal trespass and disorderly conduct.

Miami Police arrested 39 year old James Chacon on a child support warrant.

On Saturday the Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 37 year old Shawn Williams on a failure to comply warrant for driving with a suspended license.

Deputies are investigating a report of child abuse taken at a residence on Stagecoach Trail; an assault at the Gila County Jail; an attempted burglary at a residence on Main Street; and a report of threats taken at a residence on Cherry Avenue.