Steven McNeil Hammond

Steven McNeil Hammond, age 38, passed away of natural causes on April 2 at Wyoming Medical Center. He was a husband, a son, a brother, an uncle, a cousin, a nephew and a friend. He was a fighter, protector, warrior and jester when it came to his family and friends. There is nothing he would… [More…]

Donna ‘Mamo’ Sue Shramek 

(Feb. 25, 1948 – April 2, 2017) Donna Sue Shramek, 69, passed from this world into the tender arms of Jesus April 2, 2017. She was born Feb. 25, 1948 in Marion, Kansas the daughter of Leonard and Elva Holub. Donna grew up in Marion, Kansas, a sensitive young girl with a surprising stubborn streak.… [More…]

12th Annual Ladies Luncheon set for May 7 at Churchill County Museum

Churchill County Museum will hold its 12th Annual Ladies Luncheon this year on Sunday, May 7, beginning at 1 p.m. The theme is The Grey, The Blue…The Women: Women Soldiers of the Civil War. Speaker Jennie Mader will provide an interesting narrative of the military role which women secretly assumed in order to serve their… [More…]

RSVP program sustains funding

Susan C. Hass, Executive Director and CEO for Nevada RSVP reported to Gay Ann Williams, local RSVP Representative that Mineral County Commissioners will maintain their funding contribution of nearly $9000 for local programs. RSVP’s mission is to help frail, homebound, and low-income seniors remain independent by providing high-quality programs which allow them to stay in… [More…]

April 13, 2017

Serpents top Beatty, 21-10

Submitted by Darren Hamrey The Mineral County High baseball team took on the Beatty Hornets on the road last Tuesday in what ended in the eighth win of the season for the Serpents. Tuesday’s pitching strategy for the Serpents has been to “pitch by committee” to save arms and pitch count for the weekend contests.… [More…]

Elks Election

Courtesy photo Hawthorne Elks Lodge 1704 held their annual election of officers installation on Sunday, April 2. Serving as exaulted ruler once more is Ken Wofford. He is joined by Loyal Knight Thomas Gallegos; Lecturing Knight Ben Miller; Chaplin Henry Whitaker; Esquire Kathy DeVall; Interguard Robert DeVall; Leading Knight Ken Carrothers; Tiler Christina Philhower and… [More…]

Letter to the Editor: To the Hawthorne Post Office Staff

Dear Editor, To the Hawthorne Post Office Staff: I am a resident of Mineral County since 2004; you and your staff have always gotten my mail and packages to me in a timely manner. Please know that I appreciate your hard work, you have a difficult job and unkind comments about your competence or work… [More…]

Robert John Skvarna

Nov. 29, 1953 – Jan. 28, 2017 Robert was born in Downey, Calif. and passed away after a long battle with cancer. He was a resident of Hawthorne for twenty five years and was employed at the Army-Navy Ammunition Storage Depot. He is survived by his daughter, Kelly in Southern Calif., Robert in Oregon, Kevin… [More…]

Lena Mae Mort

Lena Mae Mort passed away April 3 at Mt. Grant General Hospital. Services will be held Monday, April 10 with viewing at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church, 8th and C Streets in Hawthorne. Funeral begins at 11 a.m. Interment will be in the Churchill County Cemetery in Fallon. A full obituary to follow in… [More…]