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Alexis Lusby-Angvick’s hog nuzzles a friend.
Alexis Lusby-Angvick’s hog nuzzles a friend.
Thursday, May 25, 2017 1:00 AM
Parents and grandparents filled the stands of the McDougal Industrial Complex on Sunday, May 14. The 74th Annual Pershing County Livestock Show and Sale brought out spectators by the hundreds.
  • Unpaid meal charge policy  on table
    The school lunchroom has become a political hot potato. The Pershing County school board met on Monday. Part of its discussion dealt with the issue of lunch-shaming. As some districts across the country face unpaid meal charges, they've reportedly reacted by dumping trays or giving the kids an obviously different selection. Others have refused the student a meal of any kind. Continue this story
  • Battle Mountain library ready for summer reading
    Reading during lazy summer months helps kids stay sharp while unlocking the doorway to adventure, mystery and learning of all kinds. Battle Mountain Library’s Summer Reading Program is going on now through June 13. The six-week reading program runs from June 13-July 25.  Continue this story
  • Drug Court Awareness Month - Jose Paniagua
    Jose Paniagua speaks of his time under the influence of drugs in matter-of-fact terms, with just a sprinkle of poetry. The young Family Support Center employee had a rough upbringing, but is excited to share his story of recovery. “I knew it was only taking me one of two places and that’s a jail cell or the grave.” 
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SPORTS

The Pershing County 8U softball team: (left to right): Lillian Wagner, Lauren Poffenroth, Arya Garland, Khloe Montes, Alexa Watson, Katelyn Elerick, Desiray Vidrio, Magdalena Ramirez, Kaylee Flores, Emma Hughes, Emma Blondheim and Katie Hudson. Not shown, Averie Parades, Destiny Kar-Ellison and Jerzie Jones.
The Pershing County 8U softball team: (left to right): Lillian Wagner, Lauren Poffenroth, Arya Garland, Khloe Montes, Alexa Watson, Katelyn Elerick, Desiray Vidrio, Magdalena Ramirez, Kaylee Flores, Emma Hughes, Emma Blondheim and Katie Hudson. Not shown, Averie Parades, Destiny Kar-Ellison and Jerzie Jones.
Thursday, May 25, 2017 1:00 AM
They’re called ‘fast and furious’ for a reason. The 8U girls are fresh from a win in Yerington. They close their season with seven wins, three losses, and two ties. Brianne Poffenroth coached. 

Announcements

  • Obituary:  Bris Edward Allen
    Bris Edward Allen, 46, of Lovelock, died suddenly on Monday, May 1st, 2017, from injuries sustained in a fall at his Lovelock home.
  • Obituary: Gene Nodine
    Gene Nodine 84 of Moab Utah passed away May 5, 2017 in his home. 
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  • Items in the Court Dispositions are compiled from public records contained in the Argenta Justice Court. News4Nevada reports all felony hearings, misdemeanor convictions and dismissals for which the court releases information.

  • Items in the Court Dispositions are compiled from public records contained in the Lake Township Justice Court. News4Nevada reports all felony hearings, misdemeanor convictions and dismissals for which the court releases information.

  • Items in the Sheriff’s Report are compiled from public information contained in the Pershing County Sheriff’s Office report. News4Nevada reports all incidents about which law-enforcement agencies release information. Charges or citations listed in the blotter do not imply guilt, which is determined in court. Mug shots are provided by law enforcement as part of the public record. Persons arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
READ MORE ITEMS OF RECORD: Humboldt | Lander | Pershing
  • Identify risks to avoid accidents
    As most of us know, farming can be a very dangerous occupation. Statistics show that the majority of farm related accidents are associated with tractor/equipment mishaps. However, there are many more risks with farming than just machinery accidents.
  • Forgetfulness
    “Forgetfulness”: Define forgetfulness. “Marked by neglectful or heedless failure to remember.” My gosh, that sounds like you are forgetful intentionally. “Heedless” failure to remember? Lets define “heedless.” 1. Careless 2. Thoughtless. 3 Unmindful. Can you believe that? I didn’t know us old folks were forgetful because we try to be, or just forget to take our pills because we want to not take them.
  • Since day one, Trump has hurt himself
    If I were Donald Trump’s chief of staff, I’d just break his thumbs.
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LIFESTYLE

Seventh and eighth grade band students dressed up and combined their talents for a Spring concert Wednesday night.
 / Dave Munk photo
Seventh and eighth grade band students dressed up and combined their talents for a Spring concert Wednesday night. / Dave Munk photo
Thursday, May 25, 2017 1:00 AM
Winnemucca Junior High School’s music students showed off what they’ve learned during a year of music study and practice on Wednesday, May 17, at their Spring concert. 
  • Lovelock teen honors cops
    On Monday, May 15, PCHS student Dylan Hultenschmidt, 16, delivered individual gift bags to the Sheriff’s office for each law enforcement officer. The bags held notebooks, pens, hand sanitizers, candy, granola bars, coffee, and creamers. He and his mom, Desiree, also brought lunch.
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  • Pershing County alums name 5K honoree
    Many PCHS alums have fond memories of their centennial year 5K Mustang Stampede honoree. Some remember Larry Stewart, Ph.D (1938-2010) as a teacher. “I adored him,” said Chili Armstrong. “Dr. Stewart made me love civics and history. It was because of him I applied for a VFW scholarship that helped me pay for college.” Continue this story
  • Frontier Days Centennial shirts arrive
    Frontier Days marks its 49th year this August 4 – 6. That’s almost 50 years of talent shows, tractor pulls, parades, and pancake breakfasts. Lovelock looks forward to the three-day extravaganza every year. Continue this story
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