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San Manuel Miner, San Manuel, Arizona

San Manuel Miner P.O. Box 60, San Manuel, Arizona 85631 Phone: (520) 385-2266 • Fax: (520) 385-4666 USPS 480-500

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Pinal County Sheriff’s Report The Pinal County Sheriff’s Report is taken from the daily logs, based on the information provided by deputies. All persons arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Dec. 13 An accident without injuries was reported in the area of E. SaddleBrooke Rd., SaddleBrooke. A vehicle clipped a deer. The deer was uninjured and the vehicle sustained damage. Theft was reported in the 600 block of W. Second Ave., San Manuel. Dec. 14 Pinal County Sheriff’s Deputies and Arizona Department of Public Safety Officers were involved in a high speed chase on Highway 77 into Oracle. The vehicle involved in the chase was described as a white Honda Civic and was reported stolen out of Tucson. Police located the vehicle in the 2700 block of N. Rockliffe Blvd., Oracle. The driver was a juvenile male, 17. He will be referred on traffic offenses, theft of a means of transportation and trafficking in stolen property. Theft of a vehicle was reported in the 39000 block of S. Mountain Shadow Dr., Eagle Crest. No description of the vehicle was given. An accident with injuries was reported in the area of N. Perlite Rd. and E. Highway 60, Superior. PCSO was called for an agency assist. The accident involved three vehicles and a rollover with a child passenger. Superior Police responded to help close the highway. The accident was turned over to Arizona Department of Public Safety Officers. Dec. 15 Pinal County Search and Rescue was called to the area of E. Madison Rd. and S. Biosphere Rd., Oracle, to help locate a

person in a canyon. The person was spotted by two hikers and appeared to be injured. A medical helicopter was used to rescue the person who was transported to a hospital in Tucson. Burglary was reported in the 300 block of Main St., San Manuel. Dec. 16 PCSO was called for an agency assist with a structure fire in the 14000 block of S. Highway 77, Mammoth (the Mammoth Apartments). See related story. An accident on private property with injuries was reported in the 64000 block of E. Squash Blossom Ln., SaddleBrooke. A vehicle was driven into a garage and the driver was injured. Trespassing and theft were reported in the 600 block of W. Third Ave., San Manuel. A person reported that she found a German Shepherd mix dog that had been abandoned in the desert. She rescued the dog and it had been living with her for approximately five days when the dog’s previous owner took it out of her yard. The deputy checked with Pinal County Animal Control and was told that if the reporting party had the dog in her custody for fewer than six days, there is no legal standing for the animal. Vicious dogs were reported in the 200 block of S. Avenue A, San Manuel. The dogs did not bite anyone, but did charge at a child on the street. The call was turned over to Pinal County Animal Control. PCSO assisted a U.S. Forest Ranger with a warrant arrest at the Oak Flats Campground, Superior. Dec. 18 An accident with injuries was reported in the area of E. Rio Del Oro Rd. and S. Mt. Lemmon Rd., Oracle. A white pickup truck hit the embankment. Criminal damage was reported in the

1300 block of N. Jefferson Dr., Oracle. A window was broken. Theft of approximately $300 was reported in the 39000 block of S. Lago del Oro Pkwy., SaddleBrooke. Shoplifting was reported in the area of E. Main St., San Manuel. Dec. 19 Miguel Dionisio Jose Gomez, 27, Superior, was arrested in the area of Valentine St. and Western, Superior, on a Department of Corrections parole violation warrant. He was transported and booked into the Pinal County Jail in Florence. Juan Anthony Mendez, 18, Superior, was arrested in the 1100 block of W. Highway 60, Superior, and was charged with false reporting to law enforcement. He was transported and booked into the Pinal County Jail. Theft was reported in the 4900 block of N. Cholla St., Dudleyville. Kidnapping was reported in the 3500 block of N. Shiloh Dr., Dudleyville. A juvenile male, 14, was reportedly picked up by a female driving a dark blue car. The boy’s bicycle was left at the scene. It was later reported that the boy had been injured and the female driver had taken him to his aunt’s house. Theft of checks amounting to approximately $2,000-$2,500 was reported in the 77000 block of E. Chama Ave., Dudleyville. Elder abuse was reported by hospital officials. The abuse reportedly occurred in the 22000 block of N. Mienta Ave., Kearny. The case is under investigation. Criminal damage was reported in the area of E. Main St. and S. McNab Pkwy., San Manuel. Juveniles were reported breaking windows at the old pizza restaurant building in San Manuel.

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A TRIAD is an organization of volunteers serving the needs of seniors in the community who are 50+. This position is also a volunteer who will be responsible for coordinating and creating committees to better serve the needs of the community. This position will be expected to participate in community events, coordinate and recruit interested volunteers, interface with community resources, and the Pinal County Attorney and Sheriff’s Office. Must have good communication skills, and be computer literate. Looking for someone who is compassionate, patient, and a self starter. If interested in serving your community in a priceless capacity, please send your resume or letter of interest to marguerite.johnson@orovalleyhospital. com. If you have questions, please call Joanie at 520-901-3631.

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Mammoth Apartments catch fire; first

By John Hernandez San Manuel Miner

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a structure fire was reported at the Mammoth Apartments at 14930 S. Highway 77. The Mammoth Volunteer Fire Department responded immediately while calls were quickly put into the San Manuel and Oracle Fire Departments for assistance. The Mammoth Fire Department began the initial attack on the fire. It was an aggressive attack that knocked down the fire and with the assistance of multiple agencies they were able to contain the fire to one unit. No one was injured in the blaze although two young girls had to be rescued from the back bedrooms of the apartment that was on fire. Some courageous and quick thinking neighbors got a ladder and one of them climbed to the windows of the back bedrooms on the second story of the building. They then broke the windows and were able to safely

remove the young girls from danger. The cause of the fire has yet to be determined. Incident Commander and Mammoth Fire Chief Marty Ponce said, “It was the good effort of multiple agencies that contained the fire.” He added, “Everything fell into place and went like it was supposed too. Everyone worked well together.” Chief Ponce wanted to thank all the agencies that responded and assisted in containing the fire. These agencies included the Oracle, San Manuel, Pinal Rural Fire Rescue, and Dudleyville fire departments. He said a special thanks goes out to Golder Ranch Fire Department for sending investigators. The Mammoth Police Department and Mammoth Public Works assisted. The other police agencies involved were Pinal County Sheriff’s Office

and Hayden Police Department. Tri-City Med was at the scene and provided the rehab (medical attention, rehydration, smoke inhalation treatment, etc.) for those in need. The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office Chaplain came to help and spoke to some of the people. The Red Cross and residents of the community of Mammoth helped. “We have a strong connection to the community,” said Chief Ponce. “The Red Cross came out at three in the morning and was still around during the day to see if people needed help.” The American Red Cross Grand Canyon chapter is helping two families relocate due to fire damage to the apartments they were living in. They are providing assistance to one family of nine and another family of seven. They helped ten children and six adults following the fire.

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Christine Ponce was instrumental in contacting staff from the Mammoth STEM School which provided use of the school cafeteria for a place to stay for people who were forced to evacuate from the apartment building during the fire. They also provided a bus to transport the people to the school. Mayor Alvaro Barcelo showed up to see if any assistance was needed. Around three in the morning Patsy Large, town clerk went to the school cafeteria and provided blankets and pillows for the people staying there. The fighting of the fire and the assistance that followed was a community effort from the unsung heroes that rescued two girls, to the volunteer fire fighters, assisting agencies and caring townspeople. People caring about and helping others, a nice example of a little Christmas spirit in the TriCommunity.

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Motorcycle Service Center opens in Oracle By John Hernandez San Manuel Miner HD First Motorcycle Repair and Service had their grand opening on Dec. 7 in Oracle. Owner Barry Johnston is a graduate of MMI (Motorcycle Mechanics Institute) and is a certified Harley Davidson mechanic. He worked over five years for Harley Davidson in Tucson. He has been a resident of Oracle since 1986. He lives with his wife Lori and they have a daughter Rachelle and son Barry. Barry decided to go into business for himself after getting tired of being on

the road working heavy equipment. He decided to sell his fifth wheel and put the money into HD First. The shop does service, parts, tires and repair for all motorcycles, dirt bikes, and ATVs. “Our rates are equal too or better than Tucson,” said Barry. HD First can order any parts not in stock that may be needed. At the grand opening, Twisted Whiskers AKA Dutch Vande Mheen had organized a motorcycle rodeo. DJ Rodney Diehl provided the music. Proceeds from the event went to the Wounded Warrior Project, a veteran’s organization.

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Barry Johnston and his wife Lori opened HD First Motorcycle Repair and Service in Oracle. (John Hernandez photo)

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Charlotte’s Way Rescue holds successful fundraiser By Nina Crowder San Manuel Miner It was a sunny and beautiful day on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, with a great turn out to the Charlotte’s Way Rescue. Cher Heath of Charlotte’s Way Rescue held a successful fundraiser on Dec. 14 at Catalina Rawhide Hay and Feed Store! Cher was able to adopt out four animals to good homes and was able to earn enough money for her non-profit kennel license. There were various raffles provided by Tea Life basket, a certificate for a one hour massage by Healing Pathways Massage, a certificate for a Tarot Card reading, ZORT (Zombie Outbreak Response Team-Arizona Sector) shirts, Candle Basket and other items. Camp Bow Wow was on hand to answer questions and help with the fundraiser. Homemade dog treats were also on hand with part of the proceeds going to Charlottes Way Rescue. There are still many animals available for adoption. Cher has approximately 65 dogs and 42 cats. Upon adoption of the animals from Charlotte’s Way Rescue the animals are spayed/ neutered, fecal tested, up to date on shots and they are even taught manners. Many of the animals are house trained with Ceasar Millan dog training. Cher is dedicated to reducing euthanasia of adoptable pets. She helps bring a quality of life to all abandoned, abused and neglected animals that are in the tri-community area. It is a serious commitment

when choosing to adopt an animal but well worth it. Charlotte’s Way Rescue

is always looking for good volunteers for walking dogs, cleaning of crates

and kennels, washing animals, playing with the animals and help with the adoption clinics. They also need donations of items such as clean old towels, Rescue, Page 12 Those attending the Charlotte’s Way Rescue fundraiser look at the animals up for adoption.

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Synergistic fusion of music, art and poetry By Evaline Jones Auerbach Special to the Miner Oracle Piano Society truly “showed its stuff” with a remarkable performance of a remarkable fusion stage event on Nov. 30 at the Desert View Performing Arts Center, SaddleBrooke Two. Turn-of-the-century Oracle residents would have been as proud as current residents who were and are here for the informality and friendship as well as the culture of the place. They would be and are proud of the new entity, Oracle Piano Society and its debut performance for the society – which was also the

debut for the musical, artistic, poetry-laden play itself “Picture Rachmaninoff”. The play, set in the drawing room of a fictional art collector-pianist who has accumulated each of the nine paintings which inspired Rachmaninoff to compose his “Etudes Tableaux, Op. 39,” is a monologue by Dr. Stephen Cook, sole actor and pianist. Although Cook had presented the program of paintings and music before, the presentation as a stage play made this performance a debut. Written by Paul Harvey, Jr., the son of the famous radio broadcaster, the story pulled together all the elements of live performance and paintings onstage, as

well as screenings of the actual paintings and voiceover by Harvey himself, with his paraphrases of Russian poems. Harvey had been quite impressed by a performance at Arizona State University in Tempe where Cook, presented the art-poem-music selections. Harvey wrote the play, the story that held the individual triads together, and paraphrased the poetry to fit the audience and retain each poem’s essence. The resulting work came alive that night: a performance – a pure synergistic artistic experience – we were lucky enough to see and hear, we current residents of Oracle and

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had been reproduced on canvas (in one case, in a book) by Stacy Marko and her advanced art students at Desert Vista High School in Phoenix (and had been on display at the Patio Cafe in Oracle for two weeks before the performance). To meld each art piece with its “Etudes Tableaux” (picture study), the large onstage screen showed parts of the actual painting and then zoomed out gradually while the reproduction sat on an easel in front of the screen for comparison. Meanwhile, Paul Harvey’s reading of the attendant poem fitted both the music and the visuals perfectly. One would say that this truly was the art and poetry that Rachmaninoff had meant to be connected to each. It was easy to believe the art collector (Cook) when he told us that he had discovered a diary in which Rachmaninoff explained which works of art had inspired the pictures he painted. The Etudes themselves ranged from a demon showing itself, to a fairy tale, to creation from chaos, and many other themes. For the Demon, Mikhail Vrubel’s The Demon Downcast provided the onscreen visual, with Mikhail Yuryevich Lermanov’s “The Demon” read by Harvey, accompanying the Etude No. 1 in C minor: Allegro agitato played masterfully by Cook. Around this performance the story developed that this “art collector” had acquired all the paintings mentioned in the diary and intended to sell them for a fortune. We, the audience, were his coconspirators in this project. During the showing of other paintings, one in particular appealed to young and old – based on a fairy tale. The painting by Wladislaw Wankie Alone in the Park presented a person dressed

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debuts with Oracle Piano Society in red in the midst of a nearly colorless winter park. With the poem “Wolves” by Tolstoy, the performance of the Opus 39, no. 6 in A minor seemed to be a perfect depiction of “Little Red Riding Hood.” However well the pieces fit, we are soon reminded that the coordination of art/music/ poetry is that of Steven Cook himself. As the art collector in the play, he gradually comes around to telling us, prompted by an on-stage phone call, that the diary was not real. So his commercial project falls apart. However, even though

the art collector blames us, his co-conspirators, for sabotaging his scheme, the artistic project definitely holds together — never more so than in the depiction of Creation out of Chaos, a metaphor for the whole artistic experience opening up on stage. Ivan Aivazovsky’s Chaos: Creation of the World is matched with, not a Russian poet this time, but the Bible’s Genesis 1:2 for the presentation of EtudeTableau No. 5 in E-flat minor: Appassionato. By the time Cook is finished with the whole program of

nine etudes, nine paintings and nine literary selections, we believe, not so much that he has found a secret diary, but that he has some magical inspiration to have fitted all these pieces together so well - and played everything, including the stage persona, so magnificently. Oracle Piano Society How did Oracle get so lucky to have a piano society at all, and especially one as sophisticated as this? It may become clear when we tell you that Founder and Artistic Director Stephen Cook is married to Oraclean Rachel Opinsky’s daughter. And that Rachel’s mother was Sally Fender, musical aficionado to whom the concert was dedicated: the “Sally Fender Memorial Concert”. Of course, Rachel had some great help in Oracle. The board is chaired by retired Psychologist and Cellist, Dr. Elizabeth LaFarge with Architect and Soprano, Mary Huebner, Voice and Piano Piano, Page 12

The Board of Directors of the Oracle Piano Society are, from left: Elaine Helzer, Dr. Liz LaFarge, Rachel Opinsky and Mary Huebner. (Submitted photo)

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San Manuel Rotary’s ‘fireside’ event moved inside; kids still get to spend an evening with Santa Claus

The Rotary Fireside Christmas Party was forced inside by the rainy weather. The kids made the best of it enjoying music, cookies, hot chocolate, candy canes and, of course, Santa. Santa had some extra special ‘elves’ to help him – Central Arizona College student volunteers. (John Hernandez photos)

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WRITING GROUP A new writing group has been formed by a published writer, with a focus on fiction. There are opening for six serious writers who wish to improve upon and share their work in a supportive group. Meeting place will either be in San Manuel or Oracle. Please submit a sample of your work to Franci at CAC GED CLASS SCHEDULE Central Arizona College is preregistering students for GED classes at the Aravaipa Campus, free to residents who have been in Arizona for 1 year or more. All classes are on Mondays and Wednesdays, 6 pm - 9 pm in Room E107. Students need to bring appropriate official identification. At the Aravaipa Campus 1st Session Pre-Registration begins Tues., Jan 7 for GED classes that will be held Jan. 22 - March 12. 2nd Session Pre-Registration begins Thurs. Feb. 27 for GED classes from March 24 - May 12.. For more information, please call Maria Munoz at 520-357-2801 or email


NEW YEAR'S EVE DANCE Blessed Sacrament Church in Mammoth is having a New Year's Eve dance. Call 520-4872808 for information or tickets. SMOKE DETECTORS The Mammoth Fire District will be taking applications for the installation of smoke detectors in the Mammoth Fire District area starting December 16, 2013. Please Contact the Fire District Station @ 520-487-2050 to Request install of detectors in homes. The smoke detectors are being supplied to the Mammoth Fire District from various Businesses and individuals.


CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT SERVICE Living Word Chapel, 3941 W. Hwy. 77 in Oracle will have a Special Christmas Eve Candlelight Service on Dec. 24 at 7:30 pm. There is limited seating, so everyone must have a ticket. The free tickets are available at the church office. For more information call 896-2771.


SHAKE THE LAST OF 2013 OFF DANCE!!! A youth dance sponsored by Adelante Juntos Coalition and El Centro Youth Center will be held on Fri., Dec. 27 from 7 pm - 11 pm, at El Centro Youth Center, located at 321 Ave B in San Manuel. This is a free event. Food, raffles, music by DJ Denyell & Duchess will all be part of the fun. Must be present to win. Please join us!



CAC SPRING ORIENTATION In preparation for the 2014 spring semester that begins after 4:30 pm on Fri., Jan. 17 Central Arizona College students now may register online, over the phone, or in person for orientations available at CAC campuses across Pinal County. Orientation for Aravaipa Campus, 80440 E. Aravaipa Rd., Winkelman will be held on Jan. 7 from 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm in Room E 102. For more information or to register for Orientation to College, please visit orientation or call 520-494-5597.


he Oracle Women’s Network meets the first Friday of the month at the Oracle Community Center at 8 a.m. OWN, Oracle Women’s Network, invites local businesswomen to join them every month for a breakfast meeting in Oracle. For reservations or more information, please email oraclewomensnetwork@ aturday (4th Saturday of the month) Market on the Move at Santa Catalina Church, 14380 N. Oracle Rd., Catalina, is held on the fourth Saturday through May. Get up to 60 pounds of fresh vegetables and fruits in season for a $10 donation.


riday (2nd and 4th Friday of the month) 10:30 a.m., San Manuel Library hosts Toddler Story Time. There will be stories, sons and fingerplays. No registration is required or the free program. FW Post 2767 will be having a meeting at the San Manuel Elks on the first Thursday of each month, starting at 6 pm. ednesday (1st Wednesday of the Month), 3:00 PM, TRIAD & AMBASSADOR PROGRAM MEETINGS The Oracle Fire Department hosts TRIAD and AMBASSADOR program meetings the first Wednesday of each month. For more information call Karen Lombardi at 896-9470. uesday (Every Tuesday), 12:30-4 p.m. Bridge is played at the Oracle Community Center. Call Ethel Amator at 896-2197 or Mary McClure at 896-2604 for more information. onday (Every Monday) Lunches at the Oracle Community Center are at noon. Each Monday a volunteer brings the main dish and others bring side dishes. Fee is $4 for members and $5 for guests. Membership cards are available during this time. AN MANUEL SENIOR CENTER Come to the San Manuel Senior Center for fun times. At 8 am on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, there is an exercise program at the San Manuel Elks. Canasta is held every Wednesday at 12:30 pm; we will teach you if you don’t know how to play. The Red Hat meetings to schedule monthly activities are held at 1 pm every 1st Friday of the month, for those 50 years of age or up. A potluck dinner will take place on the 2nd Thursday of each month, at 5:30 pm. Bring a dish to share. There is a $1 fee for utilities. Board meetings are held the 1st Thursday of each month at 6 pm.


ondays, Wednesdays and Fridays The Community Schools Gym, located in the basement of San Manuel High School Auditorium, is open from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Admission is free. an Manuel Museum, located in the Elks Lodge breezeway, is operated by the San Manuel Historical Society. It is now open on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for you to come and see items from San Manuel’s history! he San Manuel Thrift Store is looking for volunteers to work one day, or more, per week from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Thrift Store is run by the San Manuel Historical Society and proceeds from Thrift Store sales go to support the SM Museum, as well as the SM Library, Christmas Toy Drive, and other local charitable organizations. ome and have fellowship with us and if you don’t know Jesus, you can get to know Him at the First Baptist Church of Oracle on Sundays at 11 a.m. For more information, please call 520-808-3171. he Home Alone Pendant offers peace of mind by being able to call for emergency assistance by simply pressing a button. Units are available in San Manuel through TRIAD. Funded by UNITED WAY. Call Jerry at 385-2835 for details.

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Lady Miners extend win streak to seven games By Andrew Luberda San Manuel Miner The San Manuel girls’ basketball team extended their winning streak to seven games last week with victories over Tohono O’Odham and Hayden. The Miners’ last loss came on Nov. 27, 2013 against Tombstone. The Miners are getting it done on both ends of the court. During their seven-game winning streak they are holding their opponents to an average of 21.5 points per game and are outscoring them by an average of over 19 points per game. In other words, the Miners have been dominating

teams during the streak. In Friday’s 29-point blowout win against Hayden, Angelic Zuniga recorded another double-double with 15 points and 14 rebounds. Zuniga, a senior, is averaging 18 points and 12 rebounds per game. Junior Kadi Manfred played a very solid game as well with 10 points, six rebounds and four steals. The Miners recorded 16 steals as a team which largely accounted for the lopsided score. The Miners will return to action after the holidays with two games on both days, Jan. 3, 2014 and Jan. 4, 2014. They will play Coolidge at home and at Hayden on Jan.


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Assembly of God 1145 Robles Rd., ORACLE 520-896-2408

Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. Evening Service 6 p.m.

Oracle Union Church 705 E. American Ave., Oracle • 520-784-1868 Near Mt. Lemmon Turnoff

Sunday Bible Study 9 a.m. Worship Service 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study noon Wednesday night services postponed Thursday Prayer Time 11-noon through the summer months. Pastor: Dr. Ed Nelson Pastor Nathan Hogan

Mammoth Assembly of God

201 E. Kino & Catalina/POB 692 We offer Help, Healing & Hope Sunday School.......9:45 a.m. Worship Service........11 a.m. Sunday.........................6 p.m. Wednesday..................6:30 p.m. (Adult and Children’s Services) Interim Pastor Donald Montes 487-2219

First Baptist Church American Way, Oracle 520-808-3171 Pastor Ray Lott

Sunday: School 9:30 a.m. Fellowship 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship 11 a.m. Free food distribution 2nd Tuesday, 1 p.m.

Living Word Chapel

Full Gospel Church of God

Saturday Youth Service: 6 p.m.

301 E. Webb Dr., San Manuel 520-385-1250 or 520-385-5017 Pastors Michael & Bea Lucero Sr.

3941 W. Hwy. 77, Oracle 896-2771 • 896-9020

(except 5th Saturday of the month)

Sunday: First Service 9 a.m. Fellowship Time 10:30-11 a.m. Second Service 11 a.m. Children & Youth classes available for both services

Pastor James Ruiz

First Southern Baptist Church

Short & Jones Street, Mammoth Pastor Frank Ogden • 487-2488

Sunday: Sunday School Worship Evening Service Wednesday:

9:45 a.m. 11 a.m. 6 p.m. 6 p.m.

“Where the Gospel is preached.”

Sunday: School 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. No Evening Service Wednesday 6 p.m.

Teen Group 3rd Friday of every month 6 p.m.

First Baptist Church 103 W. Galiuro, Mammoth Pastor Joe Ventimiglia 520-405-0510

Oracle Church of Christ

2425 El Paseo 896-2452 896-2067 Sunday Bible Study • 10 am Worship • 11 am

Community Presbyterian Church

McNab & First Ave., San Manuel 385-2341 Sunday: Adult Bible Study 9:45 a.m. Morning Service 11 a.m. Children’s Church (3rd Sunday) 11 a.m.

Psalm 1:2 The Potter’s House Pastor Ronnie Lujan 212 Main Street, Mammoth 520-896-2438

Sunday: Sunday School 10 - 10:45 a.m Morning Service 11 a.m. Evening Service 6:30 p.m. Wednesday: Mid-Week Service 7 p.m.

Oracle Seventh-Day Adventist Church 2150 Hwy. 77, Oracle

Saturday: Sabbath School 9:30 a.m. 4th Sunday of the month: Joyful Music Worship Service 11 a.m. Celebration 4 p.m. with potluck to follow. Pastor John Roybal Pastor: Rev. Jeff Dixon

First Baptist Church 1st & Nichols, San Manuel, 385-4655

Iglesia de Dios “Pan DeVida”

113 N. Main Street, Mammoth Sunday: Bible Study 9:45 a.m. El lugar donde encontraras el agua Worship 11 a.m. viva que saciara la sed de tu alma. 10 a.m. Discipleship 5 p.m. Domingo: Worship 6 p.m. Miercoles: 7 p.m. Wednesday: Viernes (oracion): 7 p.m. Prayer Meeting 6 p.m. Pastor Sergio Hernandez Kevin Duncan, Pastor 520-265-2192

To be included in the weekly church listing, call the San Manuel Miner 385-2266 or email

Sunday: Morning Worship 11:15 a.m. “The Church On The Hill”

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3. On Jan. 4, they will play Imagine Prep Coolidge before traveling to Immaculate Heart in Tucson. Game times for both days are 8 a.m. and 6 p.m., respectively.

Piano Continued from Page 9 Instructor and Artist, Elaine Helzer and retired Educator and Watercolorist, Opinsky. The Artist Advisory Committee is Robert Hamilton, Chair - ASU; Paul Harvey, Jr. - Radio Hall of Fame; Dr. James DeMars - ASU; Eteri Andjaparidze - New York University; Alexander Korsantia - New England Conservatory; Phillip Kawin - Manhattan School of Music; Dr. John Milbauer University of Arizona. Sponsors and partners are: Ravenscroft Pianos, Friends of Tempe Center for the Arts, Oracle Fire Department, Arizona State Parks, Cherry Valley Ranch, Triangle L Ranch, El Rancho Robles, Oracle Women’s Network, the Oracle Patio Café and Oracle Artists, Diana Creighton and Karen Medley. The funds raised by this performance and the others in the series will establish a “permanent presence in the beautiful community of Oracle featuring dynamic and innovative performance events of the highest caliber including an annual music festival camp, public classes presented by our guest artists, and educational opportunities for local schools.” The Oracle Piano Society is a 501(c)3 organization: to find out how you can help, visit or Future Events Upcoming Performances, all at 7:30 p.m. are: • Jan. 4, 2014 - The same program “Picture Rachmaninoff” at the Tempe Center for the Arts. Three more at the Desert View Performing Arts Center in SaddleBrooke Two: • April 19, 2014 - Robert Hamilton, (Director of the first program) • Oct. 18, 2014 - Dr. James DeMars • Nov. 22, 2014 - Eteri Andjaparidze See the websites listed above for more information.

Rescue Continued from Page 7 rugs, collars, water bottles, fencing or other items that may be helpful. Donations are accepted at the Oracle Fire Department who graciously do what they can to help out Charlotte’s Way Rescue. Janice of the San Manuel Historical Society provides a donation every month and it is greatly appreciated. Hot Dogs and Cool Cats of Oracle are no longer affiliated with Charlotte’s Way Rescue in any way. Thank you everyone for all the help on Saturday! Catalina Rawhide Hay and Feed is located at 3302 E. Edwin Rd. Their phone number is 520-825-6985. For more information about Charlotte’s Way Rescue Fundraisers please feel free to check out their facebook page at: www.facebook/Charlotte’sWayAnimalRescue. com or feel free to contact Cher Heath at 520-705-5425.

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Elks announce Hoop Shoot winners

The winners of the San Manuel Elks Hoop Shoot free throwing contest were announced Tuesday at the San Manuel Elks Club. Around 45 kids participated in the contest which was held Saturday at the San Manuel High School Gym. It was the biggest participation the contest has held in years. The winners were presented with certificates by Elks Lodge members Sam Pyritz and Andy Salas. They will receive trophies later on. Andy spoke to the kids and parents about the Elks, their history and traditions and giving back

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Notice Of Publication Articles Of Organization Have Been Filed In The Office Of The Arizona Corporation Commission For I Name: RD's Painting LLC. L-18-89270-8. II The address of registered office is: 4543 E Stage Coach Pass Ave, San Tan Valley AZ 85140. The name and address of the Statutory Agent is: National Contractor Services Corporation, 1010 E Jefferson St Phoenix AZ 85034. III Management of limited liability company is reserved to the members. The names and addresses of each person who is a member are: Ronald Delano Miller II, 4543 E Stage Coach Pass Ave, San Tan Valley AZ 85140, member. Publish: 12/25/13, 1/1/14, 1/8/14

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NOTICE (for publication) ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION HAVE BEEN FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE ARIZONA CORPORATION COMMISSION FOR I. Name: Dry Sky L.L.C. L-18785333 II. the address of the known place of business is: 712 N. Hwy. 77, Mammoth, Arizona 85618. III. The name and street address of the Statutory Agent is: Violet Blankemeyer, P.O. Box 655, Mammoth, Arizona 85618. Management of the limited liability company is vested in a manager or managers. The names and addresses of each person who is a manager AND each member who owns a twenty percent or greater interest in the capital or profits of the company are: Violet Blankemeyer [manager], P.O. Box 655, Mammoth, Arizona 85618 MINER Legal 12/25/13, 1/1/14, 1/8/14

to the community. He talked about how the membership is dwindling and the club is in need of younger men and women to step up and become the next generation of Elks. The winners of the San Manuel Elks Hoop Shootout were Analicia Ahumada, Girls 10-11 Division; Alex Medina, Boys 12-13 Division; Jose Zazueta, Boys 10-11 Division; Ariza Castillo, Girls 8-9

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Notice Of Publication Articles Of Organization Have Been Filed In The Office Of The Arizona Corporation Commission For I Name: A J's Asphalt Maintenance & Striping, LLC. L-1888251-1. II The address of registered office is: 775 E Saddle Way, San Tan Valley AZ 85143. The name and address of the Statutory Agent is: Anthony M (Only) Tienda Jr, 775 E Saddle Way San Tan Valley AZ 85143. III Management of limited liability company is reserved to the members. The names and addresses of each person who is a member are: Jeremy L (only) Knapper, 42975 W. Samuel Drive, Maricopa AZ 85238, member; Anthony M (Only) Tienda Jr, 775 E Saddle Way, San Tan Valley AZ 85143, member. Publish: 12/25/13, 1/1/14, 1/8/14

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ORGANIZATION HAVE BEEN FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE ARIZONA CORPORATION COMMISSION FOR I. Name: DOUBLE ENTRY LLC L-18878660 II. The address of the known place of business is: 212 West Superstition Blvd, Ste. 103 Apache Junction, AZ 85120 III. The name and street address of the Statutory Agent is: Nicole Navarro 212 West Superstition Blvd, Ste 103 Apache Junction, AZ 85120 Management of the limited liability company is vested in a manager or managers. The names and addresses of each person who is a manager AND each member who owns a twenty percent or greater interest in the capital or profits of the limited liability company are: John Ehrlich, 212 W. Superstition Blvd, Ste. 103 Apache Junction, AZ 85120 member manager Jeffrey Ehrlich; 5301 S. Superstition Mtn Dr. St. 104 PMB490 Gold Canyon, AZ 85118 member manager MINER Legal 12/11/13, 12/18/13, 12/25/13

Division; and Damien Foster, Boys 8-9 Division. These five local champions will travel to Sahuarita to compete in the district hoop shoot. Winners from the district will then go to Phoenix.

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File No. 5710-TS Notice Of Trustee’s Sale Recorded: 11/18/2013 The following legally described trust property will be sold pursuant to the power of sale under that certain Deed of Trust dated September 9, 1999, and recorded on September 13, 1999, in Fee Number 1999-041391, records of Pinal County, Arizona, at public auction to the highest bidder the main entrance to the Superior Court Building, 971 North Jason Lopez Circle, Building A, Florence, Arizona, on February 20, 2014, at the hour of 11:30 o’clock in the morning of said day. The property to be sold is situated in Pinal County, Arizona, and is described as follows: See Exhibit “A” Attached Hereto And By This Reference Made A Part Hereof Property Address: 26979 East Orville Street Florence, Arizona 85132 Tax Parcel Number: 206-28-098G Original Principal Balance: $107,317.79 Original Trustor: Andrew J. Lopez 9020 N. Canitado Lane Florence, AZ 85232 Current Trustor: Andrew J. Lopez 26979 E. Orville Street Florence, AZ 85132 Current Beneficiary: The Bank of New York Mellon FKA The Bank of New York, as Trustee U/A dated as of November 1, 1999 c/o Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc. 500 Alcoa Trail Maryville, TN 37804 Trustee: Jeffrey S. Katz, Attorney at Law a Member of the State Bar of Arizona 2823 E. Speedway Blvd., Suite 201 Tucson, AZ 85716 (520) 7459200 Dated this 18th day of November, 2013. /s/ Jeffrey S. Katz, Attorney at Law Trustee/Successor Trustee, is qualified per A.R.S. Section 33-803 (A)2 as a member of The Arizona State Bar State of Arizona ) ) ss. County of Pima ) The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me this 18th day of November, 2013, by Jeffrey S. Katz, Attorney at Law, a Member of the State Bar of Arizona as Successor Trustee. /s/ S. Diederich Notary Public My commission expires: 5-30-2015 Exhibit “A” The West half of the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 24, Township 5 South, Range 10 East, of the Gila and Salt River Base and Meridian, Pinal County, Arizona; Except therefrom all coal, oil, gas, and other mineral deposits as reserved in the Patent recorded in Book 61 of Deeds, Page 13. Publish: 12/18/13, 12/25/13, 1/1/14, 1/8/14

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Trustee Sale No: 01802719 Notice Of Trustee’s Sale Recording date: December 3, 2013 The following legally described trust property will be sold, pursuant to the power of sale under that certain Deed of Trust and Assignment of Rents dated May 22, 2000, and recorded on June 12, 2000 in Instrument Number 2000024641, and thereafter assigned to PR Investor Services, Inc., a Washington corporation, as Agent for the Series 2001A Noteholders in Meridian Mortgage Investors Fund I, LLC, a Washington limited liability company, pursuant to that certain Assignment and Security Agreement dated January 15, 2001 on April 25, 2003 in Instrument Number 2003-026851, Records of Pinal County, Arizona at public auction to the highest bidder at the main entrance to the Superior Court Building, 971 North Jason Lopez Circle, Bldg A, Florence, AZ on March 5, 2014 at 10:00AM of said day: Legal: See Exhibit “A” Attached Hereto And Made A Part Hereof The street address is purported to be: Vacant Land Pinal County, AZ Tax Parcel Number: 511-26-009C Original Principal Balance: $ 79,000.00 Name and address of original Trustor: Virginio Roman-Salgado and Leonor Roman, husband and wife 5908 N Begonia St. Casa Grande, AZ 85222 Name and address of the Beneficiary: PR Investor Services, Inc., a Washington corporation, as Agent for the Series 2001-A Noteholders in Meridian Mortgage Investors Fund I, LLC, a Washington limited liability company, pursuant to that certain Assignment and Security Agreement dated January 15, 2001 Meridian Investors Trust 1420 5th Ave Ste 2211 Seattle, WA 98101 Name and address of Trustee: Lawyers Title Of Arizona, Inc. Trustee Sales Department 3131 E Camelback Rd.,Ste 220 Phoenix, AZ 85016 Trustee’s Phone Number: (602) 257-2600 Sale Information: www. Conveyance of the property shall be without warranty, expressed or implied, and subject to all liens, claims or interest having a priority senior to the Deed of Trust. The Trustee shall not express an opinion as to the condition of title. Dated December 3, 2013 Lawyers Title of Arizona, Inc., an Arizona corporation, By: /s/ Jane Kirk, Trustee Sale Officer Manner of Trustee Qualification: a corporation doing business as an Escrow Agent pursuant to A.R.S.33-803(A) (1) Name of Trustee’s Regulator: Arizona Department of Financial Institution State Of Arizona } } ss. County Of Maricopa } On December 3, 2013, before me, the undersigned notary public, personally appeared Jane Kirk, Trustee Sale Officer, Lawyers Title Of Arizona, Inc. personally known to me to be the person whose name is subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he executed the same in his authorized capacity, and that by his signature on the instrument the person or the entity upon behalf of which the person acted, executed the instrument. Witness my hand and official seal. /s/ Ruth Flowers Notary Public My commission expires February 12, 2017 Trustee Sale No: 01802719 Notice Of Trustee’s Sale Exhibit “A” Commencing at the Southeast corner of Section 8, Township 7 South, Range 6 East of the Gila and Salt River Base and Meridian, Pinal County, Arizona; Measure Westerly along the Section line, bearing South 89 degrees 47 minutes West, a distance of 1,327.83 feet to the True Point Of Beginning; Thence continue South 89 degrees 47 minutes West, a distance of 663.20 feet to a point; Thence North 00 degrees 06 minutes 22 seconds West, along the centerline of Sandstone Street, a distance of 656.40 feet to a point; Thence North 89 degrees 47 minutes East, a distance of 663.91 feet to a point; Thence South 00 degrees 07 minutes 15 seconds West, a distance of 656.40 feet to the True Point Of Beginning; Excepting Therefrom the West 25 feet thereof. Publish: 12/18/13, 12/25/13, 1/1/14, 1/8/14

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•Beautiful 100 year old oak trees surround this 2 bdrm, 3 ba block built home on .85 ac. $189,900. •Incredible remodel 3 bdrm, 3 ba home, everything in this home has been redone, upgraded and/or replaced. $154,900. •2 bedrm, 2 ba, quality strawbale constructed home on 3.25 ac of wood oak paradise. $280,000. •Very well maintained 1.25 with 2bd/2ba, rock ramada, workshop, new roof. $79,000. •3bd/2ba home on very private 2.5 ac lot, home boarders National Forest, private well. $265,000.

•3 bdrm, 2 ba home on 1.25 ac, top of the hill views, huge garage. $179,900 •Completely remodeled home on 1.33 ac useable lot, observatory for star gazers. $199,000. •Mountain views 4 bed, 2 1/2 bath, 2,404 sq. ft. plus a 1,244 sq.ft. basement, 34 x 27 detached garage on 6.85 ac. $449,900. •3 bdrm, 2 bath, slump block home with breakfast bar, fireplace, large fenced backyard and great views in Oracle Village Estates. $119,000. •Dream home with every amenity you could hope for, exquite Oracle hilltop home. $550,000.


•.49 ac commerical lot on American Ave. in Oracle, excellent location with good traffic for a business. $92,000. •Horse Property! Build your home or put a manufactured home on this great 3.34 ac parcel. $105,000. •.69 ac. unique property among custom built homes, $49,900. •Rare 40 ac parcel, elevation at 4800 ft offers cool summers, own private well and eletric at property line, boarders State land, owner carry considered, $289,000 or 20 ac with well for $170,000. •1.04 ac premium lot, custom home area, views, views views! $65,000. •1.25 to 10 ac., buy part or whole, has excellent well, borders State land, no financing necessary, owner will cary. $32,000 - $125,000. •Premium lot with boulders, 1.04 acres of outstanding views, beautiful sunrises and sunsets. $65,000. •Great lot in center of Oracle. Ready to build on, utilities at lot line. $25,000.

•One acre with boulders, trees and views, new access off Linda Vista, boulders, views, trees. $84,000 •1.36 ac. custom home lot with view, boulders, oaks and more. $100,000. •4 view lots, nice views, custom home area, boulders and trees, owner may carry. $82,000. •2 ac. Commercial Property off Francis $165,000. •4 beautiful 1 ac home sites, owner may carry, utilities at lot line. $79,000. Stunning 360 degree views on one of the nicest 3 - 4 ac lots in Oracle. $149,000. •3.31 ac with unbelievable views, located in homes only $150,000. •5 ac parcel mountain views, horse property $59,900 per 5 ac or $100,000 for 10 ac owner may carry. •Three 3.3 ac. off Linda Vista starting at $129,900.

•Reduced move-in ready, 3 bd/2ba, Completely remodeled. $120,000. •Start living the dream, turnkey restaurant at a price you can’t beat. Call (520) 400-0242 to see today. $195,000. •Newly remodeled home, new plumbing, painted inside and outside, wood kitchen cabinets, very private backyard. $62,500

•Charming home on 40 AC home and well is solar powered, beautiful views, horse property, can be split. $275,000. •Well maintained 3 bdrm home with many upgrades, custom tilework in kitchen, block wall, enclosed garage, mountian views. $43,900 .

•40+ Riparian acres on San Pedro River with well kept MH, artesian well flows into your own personal pond, home has dual pane windows, wood kitchen cabinets and valuted ceilings. $210,000. •2 large buildings, 6,400 sq. ft., living quarters, office space, bathrooms, enclosed patios. $75,000 •Remodeled green home with optimal efficiency, “Best of Arizona” views on 7 acres. $349,000. •Nice views 3 bed home, wooden kitchen cabients, large lot, workshop, 2 car carport. $78,000. •Well Maintained home, large kitchen, open floor plan, den, private well, workshop with electric, 3 bed, 2 bath. $145,000. •Remodeled green home with optimal efficiency. “Best of Arizona” views on 7 acres. $349,000.

•Privacy, great views, remodeled home with newer roof, skylights, oak kitchen cabinets, front porch, deck above carport. $85,000. •2 parcels on the east side of the San Pedro River near Sacaton. 2 - 40 ac. parcel for $120,000. •Just under 44 acres for your own little ranch, hilltop location south of Mammoth. $322,503 •Great location for any business located on Hwy 77. $65,000. •9.88 ac. with lots of mature Mesquite trees, 1/2 interest in well, septic installed. $48,000. •Great Investment Opportunity! 212 - 228 S. Main St. Mammoth. $180,000. •4 lots with great mountain views, lots range from .34 to .60 ac. Lot 2 is $12,500, other lots are $14,500.

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San Manuel Miner, San Manuel, Arizona

December 25, 2013

Family First celebrates Christmas

Volunteers provide all types of community services and assistance. There are volunteer health care professionals, firemen, coaches for youth sports, tutors, teachers, food bank workers, grant writers and more. Just about every job skill available out in the community can be used by volunteer groups and organizations in our communities. The San Manuel Miner is sponsoring this regular feature that hopes to connect non-profit organizations, churches, schools and events with volunteers. To have your volunteer opportunity posted here, please submit: • Name of organization • Contact information • Type of volunteer(s) you are seeking • A brief description of the volunteer’s job • The number of hours expected from your volunteer • Any other relevant information Send your information to Family First Pregnancy Care Center & Family Diaper Bank Email; phone 520-8969545 or go online to Type of volunteers: receptionist, store manager, grant writer, social media person/marketing person, mentor (training for all volunteers throughout the year) Volunteers will be in the office 3 hours a week or any time they can be available to work in the office on a task or project, volunteers give the client their lesson from the model they are assigned to do and work with them. Store managers keep the shelves sorted, stacked, and supplied with items as they are donated to us. They would only have to schedule their time once or twice a month. A tour of the office will give you an opportunity to see what we have and what transpires when a client comes in for a class. Tri-Community Food Bank Phone 520-487-2010 or stop by 108 Redwood Dr., Mammoth. We are looking for volunteers that can lift about 20 pounds. A volunteer is needed to work 2-4 times a month. The volunteer will fill food boxes, move stock from storage to the pantry and sort donations for the thrift shop. The food bank is open Monday through Thursday and Saturday from 9 AM to noon. Call the food bank and leave your name and contact number if you can help. The food bank provides food boxes to residents who are income eligible living in or near Mammoth, San Manuel and Oracle. Oracle Historical Society Email Charla Wright at or call 520896-9609 (leave a message) If you’re fascinated by regional history, the Oracle Historical Society invites you to join us for a few hours on Saturdays when the Acadia Ranch Museum is open to the public. We need more volunteers to greet visitors who drop by (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.) to see the museum and its displays of historic photos, authentic exhibits, and restored rooms. We also need volunteer tour guides to take visitors “back in time” with the help of our 45-minute room-to-room script. “Volunteering is an act of heroism on a grand scale. And it matters profoundly. It does more than help people beat the odds; it changes the odds.” – President Bill Clinton

Above and at right: Santa came early for Christmas at Family First. The mothers, dads and children celebrated with food, fun and presents sponsored by the Saddlebrooke Aglow Lighthouse at Living Word Chapel Church and donations from individuals. (Submitted photos)

At left: Winkelman Fire Department donated a infant car seat to Family First Pregnancy Care Center in Winkelman. Pictured are Fire chief Johnny Silva and Center Director Clare Grochocki. (Submitted photo)

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