BMHS canned food drive coming Nov. 18

The Battle Mountain High School Student Council and members of the school will be going door to door on Monday, Nov. 18, to collect nonperishable food items for needy families before the holidays. The students will be going door to door from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Last year students collected 2,300 cans. They hope to beat that this year. The food will be given to the Family Resource Center in Battle Mountain.

St. John Bosco Christmas Bazaar is Dec. 7

The St. John Bosco Catholic Church Christmas Bazaar will be held Saturday, Dec. 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the church hall. If you would like to reserve a table call Laurie Pluemer at (775) 635-0614. Hurry, space is limited. One table is $20, two tables are $35. Lunch will be available for purchase and includes a bowl of chili or soup and cornbread. There will be a raffle with many nice prizes, including a nativity set, a toy stuffed stocking, gas cards and much more. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5 and are available at the bazaar or from any Altar Society member. Come join us for a fun-filled day!

Senior Center Bake Sale and Craft Fair

On Saturday, Nov. 23, from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. the senior center will have a variety of home-baked goodies for sale. The seniors are the "best cooks in town." Several vendors will sell their crafts. Come see Angelica's specialties, Robin's baskets, Helen's Gourds, and much more. Homemade chili will be for sale, along with cornbread. Free coffee for all.

Jacob's Well holding quilt raffle

The youth center is holding a raffle to raise money for movie equipment. The center is raffling off a beautiful handmade quilt that was donated by a local quilter (and great friend!) Betty Thompson. The quilt is on display at Jacob's Well. Tickets will be sold until Dec. 3. Buy one ticket for $1 or six for $5.

Lander County Historical Society needs your help

The Historical Society is asking the community's help in choosing or generating a title for a book that will focused solely on the history of Battle Mountain. The book will be written by Dana Bennett and will be published by the Lander County Historical Society. They are also seeking photos to be used in the book of significant events, buildings and/or people. The book will cover the year approximately 1870s to the present.

Please help choose a title from the following or generate your own: "Battle Mountain: Little Town in the Heart of Nevada"; "Battle Mountain: Little Town with a Big Heart"; or "All roads lead to Battle Mountain." The deadline was the end of October for the title and the end of November for photos. Make sure each photo has your name and phone number printed on the back. Send your comments, votes or photos to P.O. Box 663, Battle Mountain, NV 89820. Call the museum at (775) 635-8548, stop by the museum on Broyles Ranch Road, or email at

First Baptist Church offers Services

The First Baptist Church would like to announce services and reach out to families and the youth of our community. Sunday services began at 10:45 a.m. and Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. Youth group will be held from 6 - 9 p.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!

Sober Seniors chorizos

Pete's Chorizo for sale from the Sober Seniors 2014. Buy 5 pounds for $30. Stop by Haney's Furniture or call (775) 635-9088. Other contacts: Sheila Campbell at (775) 635-9760 or Misty Quintana at (775) 374-0783.

The Gospel Project Bible study

The Fellowship Baptist Mission began a new Bible study last month and will continue every Sunday at 9:45 a.m. The Gospel Project is a three-year study from Genesis through Revelation. The study teaches how the Gospel is reflected throughout the whole Bible. There are classes for all ages, from birth to adult. For more information, contact Bob at (775) 635-3470.