Local collectors turning hobby into new business

Some may know the Iacovelli’s as the “the yard couple” from their landscaping business and yet Marty and Earlene have many talents and hobbies to tap into. As the summer months wither into wintery landscapes, so do outside jobs, so this couple has taken on a winter approach to employment. On Friday, Nov. 13, they… [More…]

Elks soccer shoot

Lady Serpents fall to Pyramid

The 2015 season came to an end for the Mineral County High volleyball team last Friday when the Lady Serpents fell to Pyramid Lake 3-2. Mineral County jumped out to an early 1-0 lead after winning the first set 25-18, but went on to lose the next two to go down into a 2-1 hole.… [More…]

Serpents rout Lakers in finale

For the second consecutive week, the Mineral County High football team put up 88 points, this time in a rout over Pyramid Lake. The Serpents, who won the game 88-12, got a monster game from senior Michael Smith in his final game at MCHS. Smith carried the ball 14 times for 254 yards and six… [More…]

Remember how they voted on the budget when you vote

This past week Congress kicked the budget can down the road, along with any pretense of trying to rein in deficit spending that will balloon the federal debt to $20 trillion, passing a budget deal that blows the top off budget caps and gives Obama a blank check. The deal suspends borrowing caps until March… [More…]

Serpents win big on Homecoming

The Mineral County High football team celebrated its 2015 Homecoming in a big way with an 88-16 pounding of Smith Valley last Friday. The running game for the Serpents was on full display throughout the night, led by Michael Smith and Robert McFalls. Smith carried the ball just six times for 165 yards and two… [More…]

Harvest festival a scary good time

Ghosts and goblins haunted, witches cackled and zombies searched for brains at this year’s Mineral County Cooperative Extension’s Harvest Festival. The festival has become an annual event where children can attend in a drug and alcohol free environment and participate in activities such as a costume contest or jump in a bounce house. The entry… [More…]

Kenneth Maple

Services for Kenneth Maple will be held Saturday, Nov. 7 at 12 p.m. The military service will be conducted by the American Legion Post 19 at the family property cemetery

Larry Black

Larry Black was born in Dayton, Ohio on Sept. 15, 1948 and passed away from pneumonia and complications at Renown Hospital in Reno on Friday, Oct. 16. Larry leaves behind his two younger brothers, Rod and Jim Black. He resided in Hawthorne, leaving behind many friends who were military retirees. Larry was involved with the… [More…]

Ruben Gamboa

Ruben Gamboa was born in Mexico in 1930. At the age of 15, he realized that there was no work in Mexico to make a decent living and he came to the United States of America, the land of opportunity, working in the mines in Arizona. The first thing he thought was, “If I am… [More…]