Vendors needed for July 4th celebration

The Battle Mountain Arts Presenters, with the support of the Lander County Convention and Tourism Authority, has taken on the task of putting on the Fourth of July celebration. The vendor and parade entry forms are available. Each vendor must sell different items than other vendors so sign up early. You can get your form at the civic center office, Monday - Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 635-1112 for more information.

1978 BMHS Reunion

The Battle Mountain Class of 1978 will be holding its 35th reunion July 4 - 5, 2013. For

a schedule, please refer to our Facebook page: BattleMtn ClassReunion or contact Yvonne Conklin Webb at (775) 389-9768 or Donna Holley Hill at (775) 635-2004. Please let any members of the Class of 1978 who have moved out of Battle Mountain know about the reunion. Class members may also contact for more information.

Flood insurance meeting to be held July 9

A public open house concerning the Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) and Flood Insurance Study is scheduled for July 9 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Battle Mountain Civic Center. The issuance of the new flood map may directly affect property owners, especially those owning property and/or living in the identified flood hazard areas. Some property owners may see a change in their flood zone designation or base (100-year) flood elevation. The open house will be staffed by FEMA, state and county officials to answer questions, particularly those regarding National Flood Insurance Program flood insurance requirements associated with the new maps.

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training will be held July 11 at the Battle Mountain Civic Center at 5:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. This training is specifically for members of the community who are interested in preparing for disasters. For more information, call Keith Westengard at (775) 635-5595.

Rabies clinics to be held July 13 and July 20

Two rabies clinics will be held by the Lander County Sheriff's Office - one on July 13 in Battle Mountain from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the fire station and the other on July 20 in Austin from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Austin firehouse. No need to pre-register. The cost is $29 for a rabies shot for a dog, which includes a required exam. For a cat the cost will be $20. Micro-chipping is available for $25. Distemper/parvo shots are $25. Bordatella is $10.05 and a county license is $5. The county license is mandatory for those who live in an incorporated area. Local checks or money orders will be accepted. No cash.

Crescent Valley BBQ & Drawing

Crescent Valley Emergency Fund, Inc. is having a barbeque and drawing at the Ranch House. The kick off is at 1 p.m. on July 27. There will be door prize tickets and jewelry prize tickets available. Refreshments available through the Ranch House.

First Baptist Church offers Services

The First Baptist Church would like to announce services and reach out to families of our community. Sunday services begin at 10:45 a.m. and Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. All are welcome! First Baptist Church is located on the corner of 7th and Weaver. For more information, please call 635-2055. We look forward to meeting you!

Hospice accepting gently used donations

Don't want to have a yard sale but want to get rid of your good quality stuff? Call hospice at (775) 635-8790. We will pick up your items or call us and we can meet up with you to collect them. Please no clothes or old appliances. We are accepting donations through July 24. We are going to be having our sale on July 27 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Battle Mountain Civic Center. Thank you from the hospice gals!

Nevada Guard Open House

The Nevada Army National Guard is set to host an open house at its Elko Armory, 1375 13th St., on July 13 at 11 a.m. Everyone in the community is welcome to attend.

Kingston Days

Kingston days will be going on Aug. 2 - 4. There will be loads of fun activities. Check out the Inside Northern Nevada to see what is going on each day. Come to Kingston and enjoy good food, games, fireworks, music, raffles and much more. Free camping will be available in town Friday, Aug. 2, to Monday, Aug. 4.

Free high school sports physicals offered

Free high sports physicals are being held by the Battle Mountain Clinic on Aug. 5. Please call the Public Health Office before July 29 for an appointment at (775) 635-2386.

Ms. Senior Nevada to

perform in Austin

Ms. Senior Nevada rolls into Austin from Las Vegas on July 12, 2013 to perform a variety show to benefit the Austin Senior Center. Twenty talented ladies will grace the stage of the Emma Nevada Town Hall for an hour and 45 minute show featuring singing, dancing and comedy. The fun begins at 5:30 p.m. Kids are free and a $5 admission is requested - all of which goes to the Austin Senior Center. Around 2:30 p.m. in the afternoon a caravan of 40 to 42 people will arrive in Austin to tour the Austin historic museum and courthouse. The Ms. Senior Nevada organization last performed in Austin in 2007 and has run the picture of that visit in their pageant program every year since. Please welcome them with a large turnout and enjoy their many talents. You won't be disappointed! Reception to follow at the Golden Club on Main Street. For information please call Austin Chamber of Commerce at (775) 964-2200.

Lots of 4-H activities going on

Crochet is every second and fourth Tuesday of every month ages 5 and up from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Shooting sports is every first and third Tuesday of every month, ages 9 and up at the gun range at 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Legos Robotics is every second and fourth Thursday of every month ages 5 and up from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Crochet and Legos are held at the Extension Office. 4-H will also be presenting Story Time at the Battle Mountain Library starting July 19 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. It will be every Friday after that at the same time through summer months. Those under 5 must be accompanied by a parent/older sibling or a sitter. For more information, call Tonya McKenzie at (775) 635-5565.

Quilt Show to be held at Civic Center Aug. 3 and 4

The How the West Was Warmed Quilt Show is being put on by the Battle Mountain Quilt Guild and will be held at the Battle Mountain Civic Center on Aug. 3 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will feature more than 100 quilts, vendors and concessions. The concessions will feature local products. There will also be door prizes.

The Gospel Project Bible study

The Fellowship Baptist Mission began a new Bible study last month and will continue every Sunday