Friday, April 11, 2014

Globe City Council Meets Monday at 6:PM

The Globe City Council meets Monday at 6:pm.

The Council will consider an ordinance amending the City Code, setting dates and times for Regular Meetings.

The agenda also includes discussion and consideration of a Railroad Depot Rehabilitation Grant amendment; the intention to change water and wastewater fees, and the 2014-2015 Fiscal Year Capital Improvement Plan.

There will also be presentations about the Community Center Pool, the Meter Replacement Program and Meter Reading System; and the new Type 3 fire engine.

Miami School Board Meets Monday

The Miami School Board meets Monday (April 14) at 6:30pm in the Miami High School Library

Ribbon Cutting of Boys and Girls Club Remodeling Project

The Globe Boys and Girls Club will hold a Ribbon Cutting and Unveiling of the recent remodeling project on Tuesday, April 22 at 4:30pm. It’s at the Boys and Girls Club on Hagen Road, below the Globe Community Center.

RSVP by April 21 to 928-793-3926.

Story of the Clanton Family Continues at Bullion Plaza

The Miami Hardscrabble lecture series presentation this Wednesday features Jane Hale continuing the story of  “The Clanton Family.”

Much has been  told and written about the Bohme-Clanton ranching families, and here is a chance to get the “real story” from a descendant of the families.

The program is free and starts at 6:30pm on Wednesday (April 16) at the Bullion Plaza Cultural Center and Museum.

Disciplinary Judge Dismisses Complaint Against Chief Deputy County Attorney Shawn Fuller

Gila County Attorney Bradley Beauchamp has announced that Presiding Disciplinary Judge William O’Neil has dismissed, with prejudice, the bar complaint against Chief Deputy County Attorney Shawn Fuller.

Police Log

Last night Globe Police arrested 54 year old Elizabeth Martinez of Mammoth at a business on East Ash Street for domestic violence/criminal damage and false reporting to law enforcement.

43 year old Derek Kinney  was arrested early this morning for aggravated DUI.

Also arrested for DUI early this morning in separate incidents were 23 year old Marlin Nosie and 32 year old Angela Randall.

35 year old Anthony Cosen was arrested last night for public consumption on South Broad Street.

A juvenile was referred to the Juvenile Detention Center yesterday afternoon for shoplifting at a business on highway 60.

29 year old Mark Lopez was arrested yesterday on warrants for possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of dangerous drugs, and child support.

Miami Police arrested 33 year old Riley Chatlin, 30 year old Nadine Belknap, 41 year old Patrick Hernandez and 29 year old John Paul Falquez for public consumption.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

CVRMC Health Fair This Saturday

The Cobre Valley Regional Medical  Center Health Fair will take place this Saturday (April 12) from 9:am to 1:pm.

There will be health screenings, a craft fair, an auto show and children’s activities. A 5K “Get Fit Run” begins at 8:am.

Centennial Swing Big Band Party and Dance

The Centennial Swing Big Band Party and Dance takes place  Saturday (April 12) at the Old Courthouse Theater. Doors open at 6:30.

The evening’s music includes swing, samba and love songs, with vocals by Molly Cornwell and Nolan Frost, and solos by Keith Gustafson and Cruz Mendoza.

Tickets are $20 and are available at the Cobre Valley Center for the Arts. Call 425-0844.

Globe Library Events This Weekend

The Globe Public Library has several events going on this weekend.

The Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale will be held Friday (April 11) from 9:am until 5:pm and Saturday (April 12) from 9:am until 1:pm.

The library will be making an Easter Craft on Friday from 11:am to 12:30pm. To sign up or for more information call 425-6111.

On Saturday at 10:30am, kids author Mike Giglio will be at the library. He is the author of The Space Adventures of Jack Smacker, Little Leaguer.

Globe Moose Lodge Easter Egg Hunt

The Globe Moose Lodge will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday (April 12).

The Easter Egg Hunt for children up to 4 years old is from 10 to 10:30am; it will be from 10:45 until 11:15 for children 5 to 7 years old; and for children 8 to 10 it will be from 11:30am until Noon.

Family Dollar to Cut Jobs and Close 370 Stores

Family Dollar has announced that the company plans to cut jobs and close about 370 underperforming stores.

ABC News reports that the discount chain blames bad weather for a drop in sales and earnings.

Family Dollar did not say how many jobs would be eliminated.

VA Hospital in Phoenix Under Investigation

The Phoenix VA hospital system is being investigated for patient deaths that may have been due to delayed care.

The Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs  said yesterday (Wednesday) that there could be as many as 40 veterans whose deaths may be related to delays in care.

Rep. Jeff Miller of Florida also said that there is evidence that the Phoenix VA Health Care System keeps two sets of records to conceal  long waits for doctor appointments and treatment. reports that the assistant deputy undersecretary  for the Department of Veterans Affairs testified that he was not aware of the Arizona record keeping practice. He asked for more detailed information from congressional staffers.

San Carlos School District to Receive $570,000 Grant

Arizona First District Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick has announced that the San Carlos Unified School District will receive a $570,000 physical education grant from the US Department of Education.

The grant for San Carlos is from the Carol M. White Physical Education Program, which helps local education and community-based organizations start or expand physical education programs.

Obituary (Correction)

The wake for William Delma is Saturday at 4:pm at the Delma residence on Rodeo Lane in Peridot. The funeral is Sunday at 1:pm at the Assembly of God Church in Bylas.

Police Log

Globe Police arrested two people yesterday in an area of Main Street after a call about suspicious activity.
25 year old Angel Gonzales was arrested on narcotics and weapons charges as well as a child support warrant.
45 year old Michelle Reveles was taken into custody for an outstanding warrant.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Globe-Miami Relay for Life May 16-17

This year’s Globe-Miami Relay for Life will take place on Friday and Saturday, May 16 and 17 at Harbison Field.

For more information visit .

United Fund Accepting Applications for 2015

The United Fund of Globe-Miami is accepting applications for funding for 2015.

This is open to all local nonprofit organizations.

Contact Gail Lenox at the United Fund office at 928-793-3321.

AARP Driver Safety Class in Globe on Thursday

An AARP Driver Safety Class is being held in Globe  on Thursday.

This is a classroom driver refresher course for drivers 50 years of age and older. It’s at the United Methodist Church  from 9:am until 1:pm.

The cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for nonmembers.

To register call 425-2340.

Police Log

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested two people after a disturbance on Copper Street. 53 year old Gary Holloway and 55 year old Martin Holloway were charged with domestic violence and disorderly conduct.

20 year old Darie Roehm was arrested at a residence on Alamo Way on warrants for assault, use of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, and disorderly conduct.

23 year old Jessica Cox was arrested for criminal trespass and burglary, and a warrant for fishing without a license.


William Delma of Whiteriver passed away April 4 at Mountain Vista Medical Center in Mesa. He was 75.
The wake for William Delma is Saturday at 4:pm at the Rodeo Grounds in San Carlos. The funeral is Sunday at 1:pm at the Assembly of God Church in Bylas.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Screening for Special Services in Miami School District

The Miami Area Unified School District and the Arizona Early Intervention Program are looking for children up to 36 months old and for educationally at risk 3 and 4 year old children with disabilities or developmental delays.

Babies may be eligible for special services through the Arizona Early Intervention Program or if your preschool aged child lives in the Miami School District and meets the necessary criteria.

Screenings will be held on Monday, April 14 and Monday, April 28 from 8:30 until 3:30 at Miami High School.

To schedule an appointment, call Student Services at 425-3271 extension 2353.


Manuela Caldera passed away April 3 in Tucson. She was 90.
Visitation for Manuela Caldera is Thursday (April 10) from 6 to 7:pm at Holy Angels Catholic Church. Rosary is at 7:00. The funeral is Friday at 10:am.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Gila Reading Council Hosts Presentation About Children's Books

Gila Reading Council is hosting librarian Lisa Morris-Wilkey on Tuesday at 5:pm at the Globe Public Library. She will be showing the best new books in Children’s Literature.

There will also be pizza and a door prize.

For more information call 520-560-6549.

Globe Library Needs Summer Reading Program Volunteers

The Globe Public Library is looking for volunteers for two new Summer Reading programs.

The library’s normal Story Hour does not meet in the summer, so they are looking for a volunteer to lead a program just for the summer.

They would also like to begin an adult Summer Reading Program and are looking for a volunteer to lead that group.

For more information call the library at 425-6111.

ADOT and GCC Offer Highway Construction Training

Gila Community College and the Arizona Department of Transportation are offering courses and training for students who want to enter the highway construction trades.

The first courses will be offered this summer and will continue through the fall 2014 semester at Gila Community College.

Students who enroll in the two-semester program will have their tuition paid through a grant from the Civil Rights Office of ADOT. If you are interested, contact the Gila Pueblo Campus at 425-8481.

'Arizona Gives Day' on April 9

Two local agencies are participating in the Arizona Gives Day Initiative on Wednesday.

United Fund of Globe-Miami and Miami Genesis are among the 1,000 Arizona nonprofits included in the 24-hour online fundraising event on Wednesday.

The purpose of the event is to raise awareness and support for Arizona nonprofits and to show the benefits of online giving.

During the 24 hour period on April 9, Arizonans are encouraged to donate to the nonprofit organization of their choice at

Police Log

Yesterday Globe Police arrested 35 year old Jessica Lara for assault at a business on Baseline Spur.

Last night 19 year old Devin Fryer was arrested for domestic violence/disorderly conduct at a residence on South First Street.

24 year old Dana Morton was arrested on Saturday for reckless driving after a three vehicle collision on Cedar Street.

30 year old Patrick Newman was arrested for attempted aggravated assault on a police officer and for DUI.

27 year old Jeronimo Heathman was arrested late Saturday night for DUI and a child support warrant.

An officer on patrol late Friday night heard an alarm at a business on Highway 60. The officer saw a suspicious person fleeing the scene. When the person was contacted, she gave a false name to the officer. An investigation determined that this person was not connected to the alarm and was identified as 36 year old Shawna Roberts of Phoenix. Roberts was cited and later released for false reporting to law enforcement.

23 year old Christopher Higginbotham was arrested for extreme DUI.

Miami Police arrested 25 year old Kyle Hamlet on a failure to comply warrant for disorderly conduct/domestic violence.

A US Forest Service officer cited and released 34 year old Amanda Kimpal of Globe for driving without a license, open container and DUI.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 18 year old Sabain Winsor on three failure to comply warrants for assault, disorderly conduct, and threats and intimidation.

21 year old Deidre Hickman was arrested on a warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia.