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Miami High School student Hannah Pryor, winner of the 2024 Congressional Art Competition for Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District, and Congressman Eli Crane (R-AZ).
In the 2024 Congressional Art Competition, a nationwide high school visual art contest to recognize and encourage artistic talent in each congressional district, Miami High School senior Hannah Pryor …
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Sports

CCYS Piranha Swim Team dominates in first home meet

The CCYS Piranha Swim Team took on the Eloy Otters for their first home meet on Saturday, June 15. The final score was Piranhas 841, Otters 100. Great job, Piranhas! 

Let’s Talk Fishin Tournament and Championship

TJ Roach, from Mesa, and Aaron Reese, from Gilbert, were the winners on Day 1 of the Let’s Talk Fishin Championship Bass Tournament at Roosevelt Lake.

Saturday, June 1, at 100 degrees on Roosevelt Lake, was Day 1 of a 2-day Championship Bass Tournament for the Let’s Talk Fishin 2024 season. On day 1 anyone can fish the tournament; then, …

Youth coaches ready CCYS Piranhas for 2024 season

Youth coach Lena Parker cheers on one of the CCYS Piranhas during practice.

The Globe Community Center opens early for the practicing CCYS Piranhas. This year over 50 young swimmers make up the famous summer sports team. Piranhas ages 6 to 18 take to the lanes Monday through …

Lady Vandals reach Division 2A title game

In 2023-24, Miami’s Lady Vandals girls’ basketball team made it all the way to the Division 2A state championship game, falling to #1 Phoenix Country Day. Miami went 25-6 on the season, earning second place in Section 2A Valley.

It was a stellar 2023-24 season for Miami girls’ varsity basketball, with the 25-6 Lady Vandals taking second in Section 2A Valley and going all the way to the Division 2A title game. In the …

OBITUARIES
Obituaries
Ricardo E. "Rick" Tafoya
Ricardo Edwardo Tafoya, age 69, of Globe/Miami, AZ passed away on Feb. 25, 2024 at his sister's home in Queen Creek, AZ with his loved ones at his side. Rick is preceded in death by his father …
John D. Rickett
John D. Rickett was born in Bakersfield, CA on Aug. 23, 1951, to Ruth L. Watts and Vernon F. Ricketts.  His family moved frequently while he was growing up, mostly between Arizona and …
Perry Wayne Sanders
Perry Wayne Sanders passed away April 20. He was born in Globe to Joby and Pete Sanders on July 19, 1958 and was raised in Globe most of his growing-up years. He quit school and joined the Army with …
Enrique F. Gomez
Enrique F. Gomez was born on May 2, 1986 in Globe, AZ to Delores Diaz and Henry Gomez. He passed away on May 25, 2024 at HonorHealth John C. Lincoln Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. He …
Larry Marin
Born in 1958, passed away suddenly on May 22 leaving everyone heartbroken and in shock.  Larry grew up in Morenci, Az. and was an outstanding athlete. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and …
Opinion
In 1976 I was a seventeen-year old attending Arizona Boys State at NAU to learn the intricacies of state government.  Each afternoon was dedicated to an elected guest speaker.  One in …
The University of Arizona STEAM in Action project wants to thank the Silver Belt and Copper Country News for helping raise awareness of this event, and Hayden Winkelman School District for hosting …
Citizens Against Higher Taxes will be holding a community (Claypool, Central Heights, Lower Miami, Midland City and Little Acres) meeting Wednesday, June 12 at 6 p.m., at Bullion Plaza, 150 N. Plaza …
Alternative Expenditure Limitation (Home Rule):  Proposition 412 will be on the ballot at the primary election on July 30, 2024.  Home Rule is a proposition that goes on the ballot every …
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Saying a final goodbye to Willie Mays, baseball’s ‘Say hey’ kid
Mays, who died on June 18, 2024, at the age of 93, was not only the greatest baseball player of the last 80 years, and quite possibly ever, but he was an enormously important figure in American sports, culture and history. …
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