CAHS working with county to assist residents affected by twister


Consolidated Agencies of Human Service (CAHS) is working in conjunction with the Mineral County Office of Emergency Management in assisting citizens affected by the June 5 tornado. We have established an account at the Financial Horizons Credit Union to receive donations specific for this purpose. CAHS will receive referrals for this funding from the Office… [More…]

Yoga group open to the public


For the past five months, Kathy Trujillo and Fawn Cunha have voluntarily hosted a yoga class, called the Asana Alliance. The women have donated their time every Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. to hold yoga classes at the LDS Recreation Center, located on South A Street, near the Cooperative Extension Office. SOC Nevada LLC… [More…]

Global Voice to bring family fun and youth activities to Hawthorne

Global Voice, a program of Community Chest, Inc. and Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties is coming to Hawthorne for their annual service exchange. A group of about 10-15 young adults and youth will be visiting the community and organizing a series of programs and events for all age groups. Don’t miss the… [More…]

Gerald Minor Sr.

Services for Gerald Minor, Sr. will be held on Saturday, June 6 at 3:30 p.m. at the Hawthorne Church of Jesus of Latter-day Saints. Please come dressed casually.

Roberta Knapp


Roberta Knapp of Walker Lake passed away quietly in a Reno hospital on May 22, 2015 after a prolonged series of illnesses.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Miles Knapp, on Feb. 2, 2012 and her mother, Helen Kent. A private memorial will be held at her residence.  Roberta is survived by her… [More…]

Betty Louise Hughes


Betty Louise Hughes was a great wife, a terrific mother and wonderful grandmother. She was dearly loved by her husband, Max Hughes; their four children: Karen, David, Keith and Max Jr.; her 12 grandchildren, fifteen great grand-children and three great-great grandchildren. Although she came from humble beginnings, Betty would leave a tremendous legacy of love… [More…]

Eighth graders promoted


The May 28, Mineral County eighth grade promotion brought family and friends to the decorated Jr. High Auditorium in honor of their student’s achievements.  As the 31 nicely dressed students, (which are the Class of 2019) respectfully entered the room, they walked down the middle aisle-way in two’s; their buffered excitement apparent.  Miss Casey Huston… [More…]

Former Hawthorne resident, 19 meets Nevada leaders in D.C.


A first-ever airplane ride for Sierra Nevada Job Corps student John Lopez turned out to be the trip of a lifetime when he flew to Washington D.C. for Management Training Corporation’s 13th annual Student Leadership conference.  Lopez, a student government officer studying Office Administration at SNJCC, had the unique opportunity to visit all of the Nevada… [More…]

Mineral County High seniors graduate


Described by Salutatorian Mykala Dummar as “a family”, the Mineral County High School Serpents spent their last day as seniors in the high school gym, going through the tradition of graduation Friday night. The Class of 2015, all 26 students, would receive high school diplomas. (One adult education student would also walk across the stage.)… [More…]

Former MCHS basketball star accepts scholarship offer


Ashari Shakir, former Mineral County High School student, was recently offered a full ride scholarship to the State University of New Orleans in Louisiana to play basketball. Shakir was a Lady Serpent on the high school team in Hawthorne. She will be studying physical therapy or mass communications in college. She is the daughter of… [More…]