Cards of Thanks

Thank You, Thank you to the community of Hawthorne for your loving support during our transition with the passing of our loving father, Paul MacBeth. Dr. Ventura and Mt. Grant Hospital Staff, thank you for making this difficult time easier on our family; especially our mother. Jay Gunter and staff at Gunter’s Funeral Home, we… [More…]

Letters to the Editor | Locating Grandfather | Too Much Credit | Patriots Plaza

Dear Editor and Mineral County communities, I am currently helping my husband locate his grandfather. His mother never met him but she had the name Lloyd Thompson and that he lived in Sacramento, Calif. around 1962. DNA has confirmed close connections with his cousins, the Herringtons. Unfortunately, no one seems to know if he is… [More…]


Alan Thorndike Life and Times of Alan (Slim) Thorndike Alan was born in Hawthorne on the 28th of July 1960 to Bob and Mary Jane Thorndike. He had two brothers, Robert and Keith. Alan attended school in school in Hawthorne. Being a likeable guy Slim made many friends along the way. As well it would… [More…]

Reflections of The Past

10 Years Ago • El Capitan hosted there “Fun in the Sun” slot tournament over the weekend of July 20 thru the 22 over $10,500 in cash and prizes were given away to lucky winners in the tournament. Jack Wass was the one who achieved the highest score to win first place and a cash… [More…]

Arrest Record

The following people were arrested in Mineral County on or after July 30 and were in jail on Monday at or after about 8 a.m. All charges against them are misdemeanors unless otherwise noted. All are innocent until proven guilty in court. Names and charges appear as they have been received from the sheriff’s office.… [More…]

August 10, 2017

Card of Thanks

Thank You, On behalf of the Mineral County Sportsmen’s Club, we would like to extend a big thank you to the following people for helping make our 5th annual banquet another successful event: Ralph and Barrie Minnitte; Stephanie Isom; Tommy and Jeana Lyle; Justin and Megan Manfredi; Christy Joyce; Nevada Bighorns Unlimited, Huntin’ Fool Magazine;… [More…]

Free diabetes class being offered

Are you diabetic or pre-diabetic or live with someone who is? If so, you are invited to a no-cost six-week workshop to help you live better and improve your health. The class will be held Aug. 17, 24, 31 and Sept. 7, 14, 21 from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the senior center, 975 K St., Hawthorne. Reserve your spot by calling Jess at 775-482-9883 or This is an evidenced-based self-management workshop originally developed at Stanford University. Free class… [More…]

School climate action project underway

Parents, guardians and caregivers of students who will enter Hawthorne Junior High School (7th and 8th graders) are invited to participate in Capstone Action Project to be facilitated by Kathy Trujillo. Trujillo, a Safe School Professional, is completing her graduate studies at Claremont Lincoln University (CLU). The research question that is being asked is “Can… [More…]

World famous Teamster makes his last drive

By Harold Fuller Donald McGilvey, better known as “Mac”, who had a world-wide reputation as a driver of many animals, died June 12, 1909 in Hawthorne, of pneumonia and pleurisy after a ten day illness. McGilvey was the man who drove the 20 mule team of Borax Smith down Broadway with one jerk line. This… [More…]