Cards of Thanks

Thank You, Thank you is not enough for all the generosity that our community has given to the Kenny Bostic Memorial Youth Athletic Fund. Our annual dinner and raffle was a success because of each and every one that has supported and encouraged us since day one. The main objective for the Kenny Fund is… [More...]

Reid Announces $4.8M for Nevada Tribes

Nevada Senator Harry Reid announced last week $4,863,020 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for Nevada tribes. The funding will go toward environmental programs, water infrastructure development, community education and capacity building. According to the EPA, roughly $2.5 million of this money will be used to continue tribal environmental programs, clean up open dumps,… [More...]

Sheep Tagging Conducted Near the Pilot Mountains


It was 6:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 16 as Game Division staff of the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) along with local volunteers Glenn Bunch of the Mineral County Advisory Board to Manage Wildlife and Justin Manfredi of the Mineral County Sportsman Club assembled below in the Pilot Mountains and Gabbs Valley Range to capture Desert… [More...]

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I strongly urge parents, grandparents and anyone who is concerned with our children’s future to go to and watch the information video by John Eppilito. It is an hour long but what it contains will shock you. Mr. Eppilito is a math teacher with 4 children in school in I believe Washoe… [More...]

Arthur Alan Noble


Arthur Alan Noble, 74, longtime resident of Mina, passed away Oct. 10 at Mt. Grant Hospital in Hawthorne.  Art was born on February 29, 1940 in Aurora, Neb. to Lloyd Raymond and Mildred Noble, moved to Nevada with his family when he was three years old and lived the rest of his life in desert towns of Nevada.  He was employed for many years as a truck driver for… [More...]

Melvin James Graham


Melvin James Graham was born in Donalsonville, Ga. on Sept. 17, 1945 to Espy Graham and Wileva Davis-Speights. He went to school and graduated in 1964 where he was a Private at Fort Hood, Texas. Melvin returned home where he worked at the Hawthorne Naval Ammunition Base. Melvin was married to Regina Brantley. To their… [More...]

Imogene Maye Stevens

Imogene Maye Stevens, 86, died comfortably at Lefa Seran Skilled Nursing Facility on October 16.  She is survived by daughters: Jackie Wallis, Candice Yanke, and Bonita Grigo and grandson: Joe Commerford. At Imogene’s request, there will be no public services.  Cremation is under the direction of Gunter’s Funeral Home.

Patrols to Be Increased Through Nov. 3

Halloween can be as much fun for adults as it is for children. Costume parties are often the highlight of adult get-togethers that involve spirits of the drinking kind. But making the decision to drive impaired, whether it is alcohol or drugs, can quickly turn fun times into a devastating experience with lasting consequences. The… [More...]

Mighty Serpents Travel to North Reno

On Saturday, Oct. 18, the Mighty Serpents took on the North Reno Wolfpack. The Serpents were down 27 points with ten seconds left in the half when Sam Cromer broke through the defensive line and scored the first touchdown of the game. The other ball carriers for the game were Jaevaun Jones, Drake Spanier, DeVayne… [More...]

Serpents Drop Homecoming Thriller


The Mineral County High football team dropped a Homecoming night heartbreaker to Whittell Friday Night, 56-50 in double overtime in Hawthorne. Whittell enetered the game as the only undefeated team in the IV Northern West division, and they proved why in the second half. Mineral County jumped out to a 36-22 halftime lead, but Whittell… [More...]