Bake Sale, lunch Saturday at VFW in Mina

The VFW Auxiliary Post 2668 – Mina, is having its sixth annual bake sale on Saturday, Nov. 11 at the VFW Post, located at 1104 A Street in Mina, immediately following the 11 a.m. V.F.W. Memorial Service at the Mina Cemetery. All proceeds go towards The National Military Services including veterans and family support programs.

The VFW will provide BBQ hamburgers and hotdogs lunch at no charge. They look forward to seeing you, but most of all, they remind you to remember to thank a Veteran for their service.

Dog licenses now available for 2018

Mineral County dog licenses are now available for 2018. The fees are: Spayed or neutered dog $3, unneutered male dog $5 and unspayed female dog $7.50.

We will be available for licensing at the Mineral County Animal Shelter, 10th and Armory, from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. All dogs must be licensed on or before Dec. 31, 2017. Please bring proof of current rabies vaccination.

Dedication scheduled for fallen marines

The public is invited to attend a dedication to Hawthorne’s seven U.S. Marines who died in a tragic explosion at the Hawthorne Army Depot on March 18, 2013.

The Battlefield Cross will be placed at Veterans Memorial Park on Monday in Hawthorne. The dedication will begin at 11 a.m.

Sloppy Joe supper on tap Sunday

Catholic High School teens are invited to a Sloppy Joe supper on Sunday, Nov. 12 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Hall.  They will discuss activities for high school teens that will foster their faith and help them find God in the ordinary things of life.

Please notify Suzanne Welch at if you can come.  Please invite all Catholic High School teens.

Christmas bazaar set for next Saturday

The Hawthorne Convention Center will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18 for our community’s biggest Christmas bazaar, sponsored by the Catholic Ladies Guild.

This event promises to be a shoppers delight, with many popular vendors and talented crafters participating. In addition to the creative displays, there will be a bake sale, an all-cash raffle and all-day service from the kitchen crew, with many appealing items on the menu. Santa Claus will be in the lobby from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Be sure to bring the little ones for those memorable holiday photos.