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January 22, 2014

Superior Police Report According to state law, police may arrest suspected offenders by two methods. The suspect may be physically taken into the department and booked into jail, or the arresting officer may write a citation and release the suspect to appear in court later. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Only criminal citations

are listed. All damage amounts are estimates. Items are given to The Superior Sun by the Superior Police Department and reflect information available at the time the report is compiled. Jan. 8 Criminal damage was reported in the 300 block of Crowe. Jose Rosales, 28, Gilbert, was arrested on a warrant issued out of Maricopa

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County. Possible custodial interference was reported in the 200 block of Stansberry. Clayton Tapia, Superior, was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and distribution of obscene material. Theft was reported in the 800 block of Western. Jan. 10 Possible theft was reported in the zero block of Empalme. Possible burglary was reported in the 200 block of Main St.

Jan. 11 A possible accident was reported on Highway 177. Jan. 12 Burglary was reported in the 200 block of Smith. A sex offense was reported at the Main St. police station. Calls not listed include five animal complaints, five alarm drops, five suspicious activity reports, four welfare checks, two 911 hang-ups, three juvenile complaints, three civil matters, one traffic stop, one medical call, two disturbances, four information reports, two

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Superior Has Heart to return in 2015 By Mila Besich Lira Superior Sun The 2014 Superior Has Heart Fundraising organizer, Karen Murrieta has announced that the annual Superior Has Heart

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Mayor Valenzuela makes ‘state of the town’ address, offers vision of Superior

Superior Mayor Jayme Valenzuela last week addressed the council and residents in attendance at the Jan. 16 meeting, offering his vision of the town. Quoting former President Bill Clinton, Valenzuela said, “‘There is nothing wrong with American that cannot be cured by what is right with America.’ I like that quote because it

speaks truly to me about Superior. There is nothing wrong with Superior that cannot be cured by what is right with Superior.” The town government, he said, has improved “by implementing strategies to save money and improve services. We have become more efficient in regards to our Town Hall by meeting in the auditorium for the council meetings.

We are doing better with accounts payable and all of the quarterly reports for 2013 for payroll have been completed and fines for previous quarters paid.” Sewer bills, he said, are being sent more timely, deposits are being made daily and the utility billing is being kept current. The three largest utility accounts, Resolution, Omya and Superior School

District have been billed for July through December. Staff too, he said, are becoming more efficient. Two clerks in the office are now Public Notaries and they are working to reconcile the town’s bank accounts. A financial statement for the council should be forthcoming. The Public Works Department, he said, is also working more efficiently. “We have a Supervisor that will stay,” Valenzuela said. “He has a good crew (two people) and now a mechanic. Direction is given to the crew every day on items to be accomplished. Daily tasks are organized, streets are being cleaned, we are selling scrap metal to buy tools, vehicles are being evaluated. Some are already back on line as the mechanic evaluates a vehicle, and then does what

he can like an oil change, minor repairs, battery, water pump/alternator, etc, to get the vehicle back in operation. We will also auction some vehicles in the near future.” Valenzuela also announced that one of the town employees from sewer and sanitation, Andy Arriola, was named Employee of the Year by Rural Arizona Water Association. The library, too, has been a “constant and valuable resource made available to our public for use thanks to Josie Campos and staff,” Valenzuela said. “The Police Department,” Valenzuela said, “is a work in progress.” The town radios are woking better for the officers now that the batteries have been replaced. Vehicles are being maintained on a

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Superior Mayor Jayme Valenzuela scheduled program. New vests and gear are in the works. The Arizona Department of Public Safety’s Armory went through and checked all weapons at the Superior Police Department and organized the system of evidence and the storing of evidence. The department will check to see what cases have been closed and evidence returned to the original owners. The Interim Police Chief Edward McNeill is helping the department prepare for a new chief. The town has eight candidates for the police chief’s position. “Oral Boards will be on the 24th of January,” Valenzuela said. He explained that the board is made up of law enforcement officers. Different questions and extensive backgrounds will be conducted on the top three or four candidates, and then the Council will interview those candidates. “I hope to have the Town Council appoint a Chief at the March 6th meeting, maybe,” Valenzuela said. Valenzuela, Page 10


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Superior Home Tour has something for everyone By Mila Besich Lira Superior Sun The 6th annual Superior Home Tour and Antique Show is more than just a home tour and shopping opportunity. The two day event, Jan. 24-25, gives visitors and residents a chance to discover the rich history of Superior, taste homemade goodies, be entertained by local historians and explore the creativity of many local artists and home owners. It is a chance to peek inside the homes of some of Superior’s most creative residents who have turned old homes into unique cottages and mini mansions complete with wine cellars and libraries. Many of the homes have used repurposed and recycled materials to complete the remodeling. The home of the Casillas family on San Pedro and the home of the late Smith brothers, Fred and Coochie Smith, are two of the homes being featured this year. The art gallery of Chuck Davidson and David Bentancourt will also be open for public view. The tour costs $10 per person ($12 if you purchase tickets at the door) the ticket

includes admission to the homes on the tour, and two for one admission coupons to the Arizona Renaissance Festival and the Boyce Thompson Arboretum. Those not wishing to purchase a ticket may still enjoy the antique show and sale at the Magma Club, watch the firing of Mata Ortiz potters, purchase art from local artists, visit the Copper Corridor Mobile Visitor Center, and listen to history lectures and authors as well as tour the Pinal Cemetery. Some of the historical speakers and authors presenting for this year’s tour are Steve Germick, the Tonto National Forest Historian, a Wyatt Earp reenactor will speak and mingle with the crowd and Carol Schumacher will discuss hearth and homes of the Early West. Lou Oates will be signing his new photo book of Superior. Throughout the day there will be live entertainment and a few food vendors at the Magma Club. For more information or to purchase your Home Tour tickets please call the Superior Chamber of Commerce at 520827-0200 or visit them online at www. superiorarizonachamber.org.

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Welcome Everyone to the Sixth Annual Home & Building Tour and Art & Antique Show Sponsored by the Superior Chamber of Commerce Sat. Jan. 25 (9 to 5) & Sun. Jan. 26 from (10 to 4) Saturday, Jan. 25th 9 am - 5 pm – Tour begins at the Chamber of Commerce. 165 W Main St. (purple bldg.) 9 am – 5 pm – Antique show and sale at the Magma Club (c.1920). East end of Main St. 9 am – 5 pm – Mata Ortiz potters will craft & sell their pottery and artists will display their wares at the Uptown Diner on Main. 9am – 5pm - The Charles Davison and David Betancourt gallery open. Select works sold at silent auction to benefit the Chamber. Throughout the weekend: • Superior Sweets sells scrumptious cinnamon rolls & cookies at the Magma Club. • Juicy hot dogs by Justin at the Magma Club. 9 am to 11 am – David Martinez plays at the Magma Club 10 am – 4 pm – Copper Corridor Mobil Visitor Center open at 200 W Main 10:30 am – Steve Germick, US Forest Service, talks about Mattie Earp & the Pinal Cemetery – 165 Main. (purple bldg.)

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11 am to 1pm – Interpalacion plays romantic & Latin music at the Magma Club. Alto sax & Classical guitar Noon – Mata Ortiz fires pottery outside, next to the Uptown Diner, on Main St. Noon - 5pm – Light refreshments and relaxation at the Magma Club. East end of Main. 12:30 pm – Steve Germick guides a tour of the Pinal Cemetery. Meet at the “Welcome to Superior” sign on Hwy 60 at West end of town. 1 pm to 4 pm – Book signing by Lou Oates, author/ photographer of Images of Superior, at the Copper Gecko. 203 W Main. 1 pm – 4 pm -Jim Pipkin sings “Americana – Sour Mash for the Soul” at the Magma Club 1:30 – Wyatt Earp talks about the legendary “Wyatt”. 165 Main St. (Purple bldg.) 3:30 pm – Carol Schumacher talks about Hearth & Homes in the Early West. 165 Main (Purple bldg) 4 pm – Mata Ortiz potters fire pots, outside, next to the Uptown Diner on Main St.

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10 am - 4 pm – Tour begins at Chamber of Commerce, 165 W Main St. (Purple Bldg) 10 am - 4 pm – Antique show and sale at the Magma Club (c.1920). East end of Main St. 10 am to 4pm – Mata Ortiz potters will craft and sell their pottery and artists will display their wares at the Uptown Diner on Main St. 10 am – Noon and 2 pm - Didgeridoo concerts at the Darr home on the tour. 10:30 am to 1pm – David Martinez plays soft music at the Magma Club 11 am to 3 pm – Copper Corridor Mobile Visitor Center will be open at 200 W Main.

Noon – Mata Ortiz fires pottery, outside, next to the Uptown Diner on Main St. Noon – 4 pm – Light refreshments and relaxation at the Magma Club. East end of Main. 12:30 – Carol Schumacher talks about Hearth and Homes in the Early West – 165 W Main (Purple Bldg) 1 pm to 4 pm – Jim Pipkin plays Sour Mash for the Soul at the Magma Club. 2 pm – David Lira shares the history of Superior and the Copper mines. – 165 W Main (Purple Bldg) 3 pm – Mata Ortiz fires pottery, outside, next to the Uptown Diner on Main St.

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January 22, 2014

JFK students host fundraiser to help a friend

Emma Sanchez, Jordan Lopez and Ava Sanchez man the donation table for their friend Marisol Perez.

By Mila Besich Lira Superior Sun Calling themselves the DLK Club, several students from John F. Kennedy Elementary School hosted a cornhole tournament to raise money for their schoolmate Marisol Perez. Marisol is a pre-schooler at JFK who was diagnosed with Leukemia in October. The event was supervised by family members of the students but the kids organized the event and

advertised it on their own. They drew posters for advertisements, asked for donations for prizes and raffle item; then they got to work selling raffle tickets, registering their friends for the tournament and sold food to help raise money to help their friend. The tournament was only open to elementary age kids, these students played

fierce competitions to win the first place prize of two brand new mountain bikes donated by the Red Bear Outfitters. Several local businesses and organizations also donated kid friendly prizes for the event. These kids proved that the giving spirit of Superior residents will continue by hosting this

event, all together they were just a few dollars short of raising $600 in one afternoon. All of the proceeds raised were given to Marisol’s parents to help with her medical and transportation costs. And the winners of the cornhole tournament? Jalen Oatis (fifth grade) and Samuel Lopez (sixth grade) won first place.

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PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT MEETINGS The Pinal County Planning and Development Department will be holding a series of public meetings to solicit public input on Recreational Vehicles (RVs) used for visitor housing. The County Zoning Ordinance does not allow visitors to stay in RVs unless they are residing in an RV park. However, many residents want to allow friends and relatives to stay in RVs when they visit in the winter. Come to the meeting in Oracle on Wed., Jan. 29, from 6 - 8 p.m. at Oracle Justice Court, 1470 North Justice Drive. ECONOMIC WORKSHOP The Pinal Partnership Economic Development and Economic Benefits of Open Space 2014 Workshop will be held Thursday, Jan. 30, from 8:30 am 4:30 pm, at Central Arizona College Superstition Mountain Campus, 805 S. Idaho Rd., Apache Junction. For more information or to RSVP, go online to http://bit.ly/1hcVohS.

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SUPERIOR LITTLE LEAGUE REGISTRATION Registration for all Divisions will be held on Thursday, Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27, from 5:30 pm - 7 pm at the High School Multi-Purpose Room. The last day for T-Ball registration is Thursday, Feb. 27. The tentative opening day for T-Ball is March 24; and for Baseball and Softball, April 21. Contact Arlene Diaz Gonzalez at 480-309-4049 for more information.

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VALENTINE SPAGHETTI DINNER The Superior Food Bank is holding their annual Valentine Spaghetti Dinner on Fri., Feb. 7, upstairs at Los Hermanos. Dinner times are 5 pm -7:30 pm. Costs are $7 for adults and $4 for children ages 6 -11. Board members have tickets available for purchase. You can also pay at the door. All proceeds benefit the Superior Food Bank. For more information, please call Dennis, 827-0988.

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CINDERELLA 08 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM You’re invited to participate in the first Pinal County Cinderella Scholarship Program on Sat., Feb. 8, 1 pm, at Ray High School Auditorium in Kearny. Workshops and registration dates are: Sat., Jan. 18, from 1 pm - 3 pm at Constitution Hall, 912 E. Tilbury Dr. Kearny or Sat., Jan. 25, 1 pm - 3 pm at Kearny Teen Center 912 B. Tilbury Dr. Kearny (in the back).. This event is open to participants in Pinal County, females ages 3 - 26. For Globe, contact Lucinda Steele at 928-812-4061 for more information on your pageant, to be held March 9. Every participant wins a trophy and tiara. For more information contact Dolores Baez at 520-204-7140 or doloresbae2319@ gmail.com; or Gloria Beltran at 520-363-5264 Home, 480-271-9783 Cell, 520-356-7801 Ext. 105 Work or gbeltran46yahoo.com or visit www. facebook.com/ArizonaCinderella.

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uesday and ThursdaysAttend Zumba classes with Ericka Real Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-7 p.m. at the Kennedy Elementary Multipurpose Room behind the front building. Class is free, but donations are welcome. Call 520-827-1163 for more information. LCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) will be meeting in Kearny every Tuesday at 5:30 a.m. at Ray Hall at the Church of the Good Shepherd. If you or a loved one would like more information, please call Bob J. at 520-464-2156.

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uperior Senior Center located at 360 West Main Street, Superior, offers meals in the center for a suggested donation of $2 for persons 60 or older, or those who have a disability. The price of a meal for those under 60 is $4. The meals are served at noon. If anyone needs transportation to or from the center, the suggested donation is $1 for those 60 or older. The price is $1 mandatory for those under 60. We ask that you call by 7:30 a.m. to ensure that your ride is provided for you and to verify your location. If you have any questions regarding the Senior Center and services, please call 520-689-5182. he Magma Club is open for rental. Contact the Town of Superior at 520-689-5752 for fees, information and scheduling.

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Crossing Over Paranormal Society to display research this weekend By Mila Besich Lira Superior Sun For the past two Friday’s the Crossing Over Paranormal Society (COPS) has been conducting extensive research on several buildings and homes in Superior. They will

Valenzuela From Page 4

A new firefighter/ paramedic has been hired to replace James Gray, who recently retired. He said the town is currently reviewing the fire truck and will decide whether it needs to be replaced or can be fixed. “In regards to the future of our town,” Valenzuela continued, “I would like to say a quote from Proverbs 29:18. ‘Where there is no vision, the people perish.’ I believe that is true for our town because we have all wondered what was going to happen to our town and different people want different things. I am here today to tell you the vision I have for our town and it is a simple one: it is to promote the economic development of Superior by conserving, building, preserving and strengthening our resources in many different ways. Superior has a value in our distinctive and historic features along with our visually beautiful landscapes and plentiful natural mining resources. We are already working towards this development by promoting the conservation and rebuilding some of the historical buildings along with improving our trails and making our environment more accessible to tourism. “In regards to our natural mining resources, well the copper is there and is one

be talking about some of their research this weekend during the 6th annual Home Tour, they will also be taking appointments for anyone who wishes to have their home or business investigated. COPS will be hosting their information booth near

of the biggest deposits in the world. What we do and how we manage the value it has towards our town of Superior needs to be a shared vision and that vision again is simple, getting Superior back on its feet economically without forever damaging and changing our beautiful surroundings. In this respect I would like to quote Robert A. Heinlein, an influential author, “A generation which ignores history has no past and no future.” We are a mining town and we cannot ignore that and we can take pride in that. There is no doubt that mining played an invaluable part in the development of Superior, however we cannot ignore the part it played in the downfall of our town as well. I think we all need to take an accurate view of the part mining played in our history and see all the pros and cons and take that information into the future where we can continue to be a mining town but with a common vision of protecting our environment and investing in the long lasting sustainability of our town. “Superior’s future looks promising with the expansion of the US 60 to four lanes, a new 10 pump Circle K, the completion of the Magma Hotel, the opening of the Medical Clinic and DeMarco’s Pizza on the US 60 and more stores opening on Main Street and of course the copper mine. In order to continue the economic

development for Superior we will also develop a committee to explore possible Annexation in order to provide more revenue for Superior and look into new plans for housing and development. We will also be discussing the subject of sales tax and the Arboretum and securing a revenue stream for Superior. It is my hope our town can form a solid partnership with our neighboring towns and county government because we share similar situations. We can develop and promote a plan that utilizes our distinctive resources and creates more opportunities for economic growth and quality employment opportunities along with increasing our tourism draw to the rest of the state in our Copper Corridor. “Our Town of Superior is just that, our town. We all are important parts of our community and through our ability to share the same common goal of getting Superior back on its feet economically without forever damaging and changing our beautiful

the Copper Corridor Mobile Visitor Center which will be located on Main Street across near the Rolling Rock Gallery. COPS will be conducting a guided walk on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 during the Legends of Superior Trails Eco Tourism Festival.

surroundings we can accomplish it. I look out onto this audience and see so many familiar faces and new ones too. Something brought us here, whether generations ago or recently, the beauty and possibilities of this town brought us here. I thank you for your time, concern and input along the way along with many other concerned citizens, volunteers, businesses, groups, organizations and employees whether full or part time along with my

Public Notice

Notice of Public Comment about Central Arizona College Central Arizona College (CAC) is seeking third party comments about the institution in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. CAC will host a visit March 25-27, 2014, with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. Central Arizona College has been accredited by the commission since 1971. The team will review the college’s ongoing ability to meet the Commission’s Criteria for Accreditation. The public is invited to submit comments regarding Central Arizona College in writing to: Public Comment on Central Arizona College The Higher Learning Commission 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 Chicago, IL 60604-1411 The public also may submit comments online at www.ncahlc.org. Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs. Comments must be in writing. All comments must be received by Feb. 25, 2014. MINER, CBN, SUN Legal 1/22/14

****AUCTION**** JANUARY 25, 2014 - Saturday - 9:00AM Construction Equipment, Farm Machinery, and Vehicles Cochise County - Willcox Area Farmers Harvest Equipment, Tractors, Planters, Irrigation Equipment, and Much, Much More! Directions: 1. 1-10 west of Willcox, Arizona to Exit 331, 2. South on Hwy. 191 for 13.3 miles-just past Mile Marker #54 to Richland Way, 3. Right on Richland Way (west) for 2 miles to Desert Rd at Mile Marker #1, 4. Left (south) on Desert Rd .2 miles to Auction Site. Contact Bill Tingle: 520-253-0158. LOOK FOR ORANGE FLAGS! For further information contact Charles F Dickerson, Inc, International Auctioneers Ofc: 575-526-1106 Cell: 575-644-7445 E-Mail: charles@cfdauction.com Photos/Directions/Lists/WebPage: www.cfdauction.com

The guided walk will start with a brief presentation at 4 p.m. at the Magma Club and conclude with a guided walk on Main Street to explain their recent paranormal findings. There is no fee to attend the guided walk or presentation.

fellow council members. And special thanks to Margaret Gaston who helped pull it all together. “I live in Superior and I enjoy the beauty and memories of the sights as we all do. I am proud of this town and the inhabitants because we are

a community that, when we choose, can band together and create great change and improvement working towards a common vision. As I said in the beginning, there is nothing wrong with Superior that cannot be cured with what is right with Superior.”

Superior Church Directory PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF SUPERIOR

100 Magma Avenue Superior, AZ 85273 Worship Service Sunday: 10 a.m. All are welcome.

SAINT FRANCIS OF ASSISI CATHOLIC CHURCH

SUPERIOR FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH

11 Church Avenue MASS SCHEDULE: Saturday, 5 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m. Tuesday - Friday 8 a.m. Confession: Saturday 4-4:45 p.m. or upon request Rectory and Parish Office, 689-2250 www.stfrancissuperior.org Fr. James Aboyi, VC

PASTOR BART MUELLER 689-5751, Please leave a

SUPERIOR HARVEST CHURCH

Anonymous prayer box located at the Save Money Market. We will pray for you! Phone: 689-2631

921 Belmont Street message

Where everybody is somebody and Christ is everything!

Sunday School 9 a.m. Sunday Worship Service10 a.m. Wednesday Study 6:30 p.m. www.superiorfirstbaptist.net

To be included in the weekly church listings, call the Superior Sun at 520-363-5554.

Hill St. and Stone Ave. Sunday Morning Service: 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday Bible Study: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Victory in Jesus Pastor Albert M. Rodriguez 480-354-4499 (home) 480-329-3647 (cell)

Family Life Christian Center

56 Kellner Ave. Schedule of Services Prayer 9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m. Wed. Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Everyone is Welcome Pastors Dennis & Sandy VanGorp Office 689-2202 Assembly of God


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Wanted to buy Scrap Cars and Trucks $50 to $300, Car batteries $6, Metal $100 Ton, Stoves w/d Ref, All metal, Aluminum 25¢LB, Copper $2LB, Aluminum Cans 60¢LB, Lead 10¢LB, Brass $1LB . Call Wayne 480-227-1287 Could you use extra time for family or recreation? We offer laundry, yard work, car washing, house and office cleaning, and much more at reasonable rates. We cover all the towns from Superior to Oracle. Call 363-5581, ARC-NEPC Training Center.

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