Life Line Screenings Returning to Hawthorne

Residents living in and around the Hawthorne, Nevada community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. Hawthrone Convention Center will host Life Line Screening on Oct. 27. The site is located at 932 E Street in Hawthorne. Patrick Ward of Las Vegas attended a Life Line Screening and… [More...]

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Since ending my 35 year career, six years ago, with the Mineral County Assessor’soffice, the final 14 years as the Assessor, I had no intention of ever involving myself in any political issues again. However, I felt it was necessary to offer some clarity to statements that were published in Dorothy Fowlers Notices.… [More...]

Sewer Averaging Period Coming Up in Hawthorne

Hawthorne Utilities is reminding their Hawthorne residential water users of the annual time period for calculating the sewer user and sewer cap on the utility bill. Hawthorne Town Ordinance # 132A was adopted July, 1991 to bring Mineral County in compliance with State and Federal Laws. It requires the collection of data to support the… [More...]

Alberta Louise Aid: Aug. 20, 1923 – Oct. 7, 2014


“Together Again” Alberta Louise Aid, 91, passed away at Family Tree in West Point of natural causes. She was born Aug. 20, 1923 in Cromwell, Iowa to Howard and Hannah Long. On Dec. 10, 1939, she married Roy I. Aid in Clarinda, Iowa. They later moved to Hawthorne, where her husband worked at the Naval… [More...]

Medicare Annual Open Enrollment Period Begins

Health needs change from year to year.  In addition, healthcare providers may change their benefits and costs each year.  Because these changes by healthcare providers may affect you, it is important to review your Medicare choices each fall during the annual Medicare open enrollment period. Open Enrollment is the one time of year when ALL… [More...]

Mighty Serpents Host Sparks

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Submitted Article On Saturday, Oct. 11 our Pop Warner football team went head to head with the Sparks Steelers as we hosted our first home game of the season. Even though our little guys were down 25 in the first half of the game they didn’t give up. In the last two minutes our quarterback, Katcher… [More...]

Serpents Route Pyramid Lake


The Mineral County High football team won its second straight road game Friday night after defeating Pyramid Lake 66-14 in Nixon. Mineral County’s ground game was in full affect early as the Serpents opened the scoring with short touchdown runs by Tyshawn Bonner and Michael Smith to take a 14-0 lead after the first quarter.… [More...]

Banned Books Event Underway at Library

The library’s annual Banned Books event is on display throughout the library. Patrons can fill out a form to “ban” a book.

Submitted by Courtney Oberhansli The library’s annual Banned Books event is on display throughout the library. Patrons can fill out a form to “ban” a book. Many patrons have angrily expressed concern over the library’s act of “banning” books until staff members explain that this is an exercise that highlights what happens when books are… [More...]

Hawthorne Time Capsule Part of Nevada’s 150th

You are invited to become a part of Mineral County’s history. The Board of County Commissioners has requested the Mineral County Museum and Public Works Department to coordinate the placement of a Time Capsule as a Nevada 150th Legacy Project that will be opened in the year 2064 – Nevada’s 200th anniversary of Statehood. The… [More...]

Justice Court News

• On May 19, Brandon James Reeves plead guilty to disturbing the peace, a misdemeanor. He was found guilty and fined $500; $120 assessment; $7 court fee; $10 facility fee; $3 DNA fee; sentenced to 30 days in jail, credit for one day served; 29 days suspended under the condition he has no law violations… [More...]