Lander County

Conservation District

Volunteers needed

The Lander County Conservation District has an empty board supervisor position. The position is volunteer. The board meets approximately quarterly (every three months) to discuss possible conservation projects in the county. Anyone who would like more information can call 635-5565 or stop by at 815 N 2nd St., Battle Mountain.

Christmas nativities on display

There will be nativities from around the world on display before the Christmas Musical Fireside concert and afterward. The creche collection will be ready for viewing one hour prior to the concert at 6 p.m. and one hour after the concert in the Battle Mountain Ward cultural hall. For those who will be displaying a nativity, please bring it to the cultural hall at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 15. Anyone in the community that wishes to display their nativity set, please contact Woodra at (775) 635-9123. Everyone is invited to have refreshments, visit and view the Creche collection following the beautiful Christmas Fireside!

Annual Christmas Musical

Fireside Dec. 15

The community is invited to the annual Christmas Musical Fireside sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Once again, the Battle Mountain Ward Choir and the Ward music chairman are hosting a non-denominational musical fireside and Creche display. Many local musicians from many denominations have been invited to also participate in the Christmas cantata. This year's event will be on Sunday, Dec. 15, at 7 p.m. at the Battle Mountain LDS church. The theme is Christmas carols from around the world. Anyone who would like to sing is invited to join our choir rehearsals and perform with us. Please contact Ellie Layton for more information at (775) 635-2203. Everyone is invited to have refreshments, visit and view the Creche collection following the beautiful Christmas Fireside!

St. John Bosco Christmas Bazaar 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 six for $5 and are available at the bazaar or from any Altar Society member. Come join us for a fun-filled day!

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 Rd, or e-mail 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.