Lady Serpents Earn Two League Wins

Perla Gutierrez scored 16 points and Julieanna Williams added 12 as the Mineral County High girls basketball team cruised to another victory last Friday night over Sierra Sage Academy. The girls raced out to a big lead at the half and won their first conference game 55-12. Raynee Knight finished with nine points and Hailey… [More…]

Is This You? | Life by the Numbers

By Trina Machacek I must admit I am a romantic. I like to float along believing that love makes the world go ‘round. Making you feel all warm and fuzzy and like nothing could ever put ripples in your pond if love is in your sights. Ah! But if the world goes around by love… [More…]

Mineral County History

Lucky Boy Submitted by Harold Fuller This story was written by LeRoy F. Pike, a young Reno journalist and carried in the Lucky Boy Mining Record newspaper in 1909. His beautiful writing style makes for good story telling and he is writing this, on site, during the 1909 time period. Unfortunately a few of his… [More…]

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, In that article they did on me a few issues ago, I mentioned my black church. I joined in Portland, Ore., which is a very straight up church that assisted me in coping in my P.T.S.D. which I will have for life. But what I would like to caution people like the ones… [More…]

County Hospital Awarded Large Grant

In early December, Mt. Grant General Hospital (MGGH) was notified by the William N. Pennington Foundation that its grant proposal for hospital equipment and infrastructure improvements had been approved. Totaling more than $900,000, this grant funding will dramatically advance the level of services provided to MGGH patients and residents, enable much-needed facility upgrades, and bring… [More…]

Court News

District Court • On Sept. 13, 2016, Michael Jay Richards was sentenced after admitting to allegations contained in violations reports dated Aug. 26, 2016 The court found that Richards violated terms and conditions of his probation and that his probation should be revoked. Richards was found guilty to the crime of possession of a controlled… [More…]

Arrest Record

The following people were arrested in Mineral County on or after Dec. 10 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…]

Reflections of the Past

10 Years Ago • A 199-foot communications tower is being erected by Alltel Wireless at the south end of town. • Mineral County Sheriff’s award recipients were: MCSO Supervisor of the Year- Bryn Skvarna; MCSO Dispatcher of the Year- Lorriane Haight; MCSO Officer of the Year- Deputy Sheriff Billy Ferguson; MCSO Detention Officer of the… [More…]

Clifton Lafayette Powers, Sr. | Errol Edgar Almond | Harry Victor Freeman

Clifton Lafayette Powers, Sr. born in Gould, Okla. on March 5, 1927, passed away on Dec. 12, 2017, at the age of 90 in Hawthorne, Nev. Clif started school in a two-room country school called Reno north of El Reno, Okla. The next eight years, Clif attended many rural two-room schools and graduated from the… [More…]

Is This You? | Our Internal Clock

By Trina Machacek Apparently the companies that manufacture alarm clocks might as well close up shop, turn off the lights and everyone go home. The word on the street is that we all have these internal clocks that will wake us up at exactly the right time after a snooze. All we have to do… [More…]