Feb. 7

Big Meadow Recycling Center Breakfast (FREE), Feb. 7, 2014, 7:30 a.m. at the Pershing County Community Center, 820 6th Street, Lovelock, NV. Will feature community recycling study, community art project, speakers, and compostable dishes. Facebook link is www.facebook.com/pages/Big-Meadow-Recycling-Center.

Feb. 9

Lincoln Day Breakfast will take place, Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 9 a.m. in the C-Punch Ranch Inn/Sturgeons Casino Center Club (same place as the past few years). There will be a buffet breakfast at $20 per person. Contact Info: dbtreeranch@sbcglobal.net - Carol Shank (775) 273-0604

This is an election year. We expect local and state candidates to attend as well as elected officials: Governor Sandoval, Lt. Gov. candidates: Mark Hutchinson and Sue Lowden; Senator Dean Heller, Congressman Mark Amodei, State Senator Don Gustafson, and State Assemblyman Ira Hansen. This is a great opportunity to meet and speak one-on-one with your representatives. Hope to see you there!

Feb. 10

4-H Sign Language Club. Start-up Meeting - Feb. 10, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Pershing County Community Center. Please call the Pershing County Extension Office at 273-2923 for more information.

IMLAY RESIDENTS-Get the facts about Radon the invisible, odorless naturally occurring radioactive gas that causes cancer. Presentation by Jamie Roice-Gomes with the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Program in Washoe. Presentation will be given Feb. 10 at 7 p.m at the Imlay Community Center during the Imlay Town Board meeting. Free test kits will also be available at the meeting. Also on the agenda is an update on the Imlay Water System by CJ Safford with the Pershing County Planning Dept.

Feb. 12

4-H Presents: BUILD YOUR FUTURE-Students grades 9 - 12: When you think about your future are you excited, scared or apprehensive? Do you know what you want to do, but you're not sure how to get there? Join us! For an introductory meeting

February 12, 7:00 p.m. at the Pershing County Community Center. Parent attendance for this session welcomed &

encouraged! For more information call University of Nevada Cooperative Extension 273-2923

Feb. 14

Blue Denim Ball - Feb. 14, 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. C Punch Inn Center Club. LIVE MUSIC and DJ. Advance tickets $15 available at Pershing County Chamber of Commerce in the Lovelock Depot, 1005 W. Broadway. Tickets $20 at door.

Feb. 15

IMLAY MURDER MYSTERY DINNER - Join the Imlay Auxiliary for a tantalizing night of terror and twists in Tinseltown. "Lights! Camera! Murder!" is a non-scripted, interactive murder mystery game by Night of Mystery Inc., www.nightofmystery.com. Ticket prices are $25 each; includes appetizers, three-course dinner w/water or ice tea, dessert and....MURDER!!! Call (775) 224-6720 to get your tickets and for more information. Cocktails 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. (Beer, Wine and Sodas will be sold separately) Dinner about 7 p.m.

Feb. 21

BOOKS ARE FUN - BOOK FAIR at Pershing County Library, Feb. 21, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Over 250 titles to choose from, something for everyone. Children's Story Books, Cookbooks, General Interest Books, New York Times Best Sellers,

Stationery & Scrapbooking, Music Collections, Gifts for all ages, Early Learning Products, and Children's Educational Products.

Feb. 22

FLYING SAUCER TRAP SHOOT-The Flying Saucer Trap Club will be holding at Trap Shoot on Saturday, February 22nd at the trapshooting range located at 1550 Airport Rd. Lovelock, NV. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. and the shoot will start at 10:00 a.m.

Everyone is invited, shooting squads will be selected according to shooter's experience or bring your own squad of five shooters for some fun competition between friends. Twelve gauge shells are available for purchase at the Club. Food and refreshments will also be available. So come early, and stay late and get rid of that "Cabin Fever".


Spring League Shoot

The Flying Saucer Trap Club is looking for teams to sign-up for the Spring Trap Shooting League. The league will start on Saturday March 8, 2014 at the trapshooting range located at 1550 Airport Rd. Lovelock, NV. The shoots will be held on the following alternating Saturdays for five shoots. Teams consist of five members and awards will be given for the weekly high gun for both the A-league and B-league. In addition, awards will be presented to the "High Overall Men's Shooter" for both A and B Leagues, "High Overall Ladies Shooter", and the first and second place teams in both A and B Leagues will receive awards.

Any shooter under the age of 15 years old is welcome to participate. All youth shooters will receive free shell and free targets. Youth awards will be presented weekly to the high shooter.

Lunches and refreshments will be available at the shoots. If you would like more information contact: Mike Schottel at 775-273-0206.

Pershing County Senior Center

The Pershing County Senior Center is in need of volunteers. We are looking for more high energy volunteers who can work at least once a week for a few hours. If you are interested in helping others, and have free time once a week during lunch, or have to do some volunteer hours for work, we would love to have you! Please come by the Center any time between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm or call 273-2291 and talk to Stephanie Wenzel.

Pershing County Resource Center

The Pershing County Business Resource Center is now open. It is located at the Pershing County Community Center, Star Room, 820 6thStreet, Lovelock, NV 89419.  The center has 4 computers for free use by persons ages 17 and older for business, job, and educational purposes.  The Star Room is also used as a classroom, so a calendar of availability can be found at www.pershingcounty.net.  Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday - Friday.  Call 273-7144 for more information.

Animal Rescue Group

If you are concerned about the welfare and the control of stray dogs and cats in and around the city of Lovelock, please call Dan at 273-0785 or email schardine@sbcglobal.net

PGH needs volunteers

The Pershing General Hospital Nursing Home is in need of volunteers to spend time with nursing home residents, one on one visits and group activities. We also need donations of dollar store items for our Bingo Store. They win gold coins during bingo and bi monthly we set up a bingo store in the facility and let them shop. If you can help please call 273-2621 ext. 467.

Pershing County Library

The Pershing County Library is open Monday and Tuesday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Wednesday from 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Thursday from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Story hour Tuesdays with preschoolers (older than 3) from 10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. The library is located at 1125 Central Ave. For more information call 273-2216.

Animal control

Lovelock Animal Control Officer Sheri Crim can be reached at 273-PAWS (273-7297) at the animal shelter or on her cell phone at 770-0933. For animal calls after business hours, Crim asks residents to please call the Pershing County Sheriff's Department at 273-2641.

Church of the Good Shepherd Food Bank

The Church of the Good Shepherd Food Bank currently has donated food available for those in need. Pastor D.W. Hutson asks that you call ahead to pick up the items from the church, located at 16500 state Route 400 in Unionville. The church accepts food and clothing donations to give away to those in need. Sunday services at 11:30 a.m. No charge for wedding services or funeral services regardless of membership. For more information call (775) 538-7570.

Daily Mass at St. John the Baptist Church

Daily masses are held at St. John the Baptist Church on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in the Father Vieages Room in the Annex.

Pershing County Water Conservation District

Meetings are held the fifth day of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Water Conservation District Office. Call 273-2387.

Fallon Naval Sea Cadets

Fallon Naval Sea Cadets is a non-profit youth program designed to educate youth from ages 11-17 about the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard. Education includes military bearing, marching, physical training, courtesy, responsibility and much more. Many opportunities are available for advanced training. Meetings are one weekend a month at the Naval Air Station in Fallon. For more information on joining the Cadets call (775) 428-6696.


Food bank

Lovelock Community Food Bank is serving at 655 Cornell starting at 3:30 p.m. and will close at the discretion of the Food Bank. Everyone can receive free bread and dairy products, but a voucher will be needed in order to receive food. This can be obtained at the county clerk's office.

Lovelock Speedway meeting

November - March, general meetings are held every other Thursday at 6 p.m. April - October general meetings held the Thursday prior to each scheduled race. Lovelock Speedway is seeking volunteers for various positions. If you are interested in helping out during the 2012 season, or want more information, please contact Maury Nelsen at (775) 842-5813 or go to lovelockspeedway.com.

Pershing County Recreation Board

First Thursday, 7:30 p.m. - The Pershing County Recreation Board meets at Lovelock City Hall.

Marzen House Museum

Second Thursday, 5 p.m. - The Museum Board meets at the Marzen House Museum. Call 273-4949.

Domestic Violence Intervention

Second Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - Domestic Violence Intervention board meets at the office in the Crow's Nest Plaza, 1475 Cornell Ave., Ste. 150. Call Flossie Redd at 273-7373.

Chukar Unlimited

Second Thursday, 6:30 p.m. - The Pershing County Chukar Unlimited group meets at the Eagles Hall. For more information call 273-2118.

Senior Center

Third Thursday, lunchtime - The Senior Center celebrates senior birthdays. Call 273-2291 for more information.

American Legion and American Legion Riders

Third Thursday, 7 p.m. - Attention all veterans. The American Legion Post #6 Lovelock meets at the Eagle Hall, 590 Cornell Ave. We welcome new members. Should you have any questions you may contact Al Nullman at 273-0419.

Pershing County Chamber of Commerce

Fourth Thursday, 8 a.m. - The Pershing County Chamber of Commerce meets at the Chamber office in Lovelock's Historic Train Depot 1005 W. Broadway Ave. Contact Beth at 273-7213 for more information.


Free craft classes for kids

Each Friday - Classes formally at Creekside Variety are now being held in the Community Center across from the hospital. Fridays, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Free sewing and craft classes for kids ages 6 and up. Sewing machines and materials are free as are the classes. For information call the Community Center at 273-7144.

Frontier Days Planning

First Friday, 5:30 p.m. - Help plan the 2014 Frontier Days. Meetings are held the first Friday of the month at the Community Center at 5:30 p.m. Call 273-3160 for more information.


NA Saturday Night Live

Narcotics Anonymous "Saturday Night Live" group meets at the Pershing County Community Center each Saturday from 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. For more information call (775) 427-3727.

Cowboy Church

Third Saturday, 7 p.m. - Cowboy Church is held on the third Saturday of the month at 1035 Cornell Ave. at 7 p.m. (where Creekside Variety Store was) Live music. Harmony Ranch Ministry, Pastor Diana Gonzalez. Call for more information (775) 867-3100. Everyone is welcome!


New Life Fellowship Assembly of God

The church is located at 515 12th St. (corner of 12th Street and Elmhurst Avenue). Office hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Wednesday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. For more information call (775) 273-2453 or e-mail: pastorchris70@att.net. Service times are: Sunday School at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Service and Kids' Church (ages 4-12) at 10:30 a.m.; Sunday Evening Prayer Encounter at 6 p.m.; Wednesday Evening Bible Study at 6:30 p.m.

First Baptist Church

The church is located at 900 Western Ave., Lovelock. Sunday school at 10 a.m. and church services at 11 a.m. each Sunday.

Bethel Baptist

Antique Church every Sunday morning. Old fashioned hymns, old fashioned preaching! The old stuff that is very valuable.

Sunday School at 10 a.m.; Morning Worship at 11 a.m.; Tuesday night Bible study at 6 p.m. We are on the corner of 9th St. and Franklin Ave. Call for more information: 273-7889.

Grace St Francis Community Church

Grace St Francis Community Church has a weekly Bible Study Sundays at 9:00 a.m. We are studying "The Bible Speaks to Me", A journey through the Bible from Genesis to Acts. On the third Sunday we have a potluck lunch following our 10 a.m. service. Come and join us. We are located at the corner of 8th Street and Cornell Avenue.


Lovelock Lions Club

Every Monday, Noon - The Lovelock Lions Club meets at Sturgeons.

Food bank

Lovelock Community Food Bank is serving at 655 Cornell starting at 3:30 p.m. and will close at the discretion of the Food Bank. Everyone can receive free bread and dairy products, but a voucher will be needed in order to receive food. This can be obtained at the county clerk's office.

Lovelock Meadows Water District

Second Monday, 7 p.m. - The Lovelock Meadows Water District meets at Lovelock City Hall. Call 273-2387.

Imlay Town Board

Second Monday, 7 p.m. - The Imlay town board meets the second Monday of every month at the Imlay Community/Senior Center. Call 775-224-8912 for more information.

Pershing County School Board

Third Monday 5:15 p.m. - The Pershing County School Board meets at the district office. Call 273-7819.

FCC Meeting

Third Monday, 1:20 p.m. - The Frontier Community Coalition meets at the Community Center, 820 6th St. All county residents are encouraged to attend. For more information call (775) 273-2400.

Library Board of Trustees

Fourth Monday, 5 p.m. - The Library Board meets at the Library, 1125 Central Ave. For more information call 273-2216.

Grass Valley Advisory Board

Last Monday, 7 p.m. - The Grass Valley Advisory Board meets the last Monday of every month at the Grass Valley Community Center, 13295 Grass Valley Road.


Story Hour at the Library

Pershing County Library presents Story Hour every Tuesday from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. starting on Sept. 10. Children's interest in reading will be nurtured by listening to books being read and activities with music and games. Children must be at least three years old to participate.

Lovelock City Council

First and third Tuesdays, 7 p.m. - the city council meets at Lovelock City Hall. Contact Lisa Booth at 273-2356.

Pershing County CattleWomen

Second Tuesday, 7 p.m. - The Pershing County Cattle Women meet at the Pershing County Community Center. Call Amanda Burrows at 273-1419.

Imlay Volunteer Fire Department

Second Tuesday, 7 p.m. - The Imlay Volunteer Fire Department meets at the Imlay Community Center. Contact Jerry Monroe at 217-8111, or Steve Montes at 442-0080.

Lovelock Volunteer Fire Department

Second Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. - The Lovelock Volunteer Fire Department meets at the Lovelock Firehouse. Call 273-2423.

TV Advisory Board

Second Tuesday, 5 p.m. - The TV Advisory Board meets in the commission chambers. Contact Jeff Campbell at 857-7432.

Lovelock Street Fever Car Club

The Street Fever Car Club meets every other Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Temptations. 


Pershing County High School Alumni Association

Pershing County High School Alumni Association meetings will be held on Feb. 26, March 26, April 30, May 28. in preparation for the annual Alumni Banquet and Ball to be held June 7 at the Pershing County Community Center. Meetings are held the last Wednesday of the month at 5:15 p.m. at 400 Irish American Road in Lovelock.

If you have changed addresses or are not getting your alumni invitation, you can register and receive information on the annual banquet and ball from www.pchsaa.com.

Get Involved, become a class liaison, gathering addresses and emails for your classmates to help the Alumni organization ensuring that no-one is forgotten. Geraldine Atkinson P.C.H.S.A.A. treasurer 775-273-2709

Airport Board

First Wednesday, 7 p.m. - The Airport Board meets in the commission chambers.

Planning Commission

First Wednesday, 7 p.m. - The Pershing County Regional Planning Commission meets at Lovelock City Hall, 400 14th St. Contact Planning and Building at 273-2700.

Pershing County Commissioners

First and third Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. - The Pershing County Commissioners meet in the commission chambers. Contact Karen Wesner at 273-2342.

Pershing County FSA COC

Second Wednesday, 1 p.m. - The Farm Service Agency's County Office Committee holds their regular session meeting at the USDA Service Center located at 110 American Blvd. Call 273-2922, ext. 2, for more information.

Lovelock Eagles

Second and fourth Wednesdays, 7 p.m. - The Fraternal Order of Eagles Aries #1557 meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at 7 p.m. at the Eagles Hall. Men interested in helping the community are invited to attend.

Pershing General Hospital

Fourth Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. - Pershing General Hospital Board of Directors meets in the conference room of PGH. Call 273-2621.

Humboldt Masonic Lodge

Last Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. - Humboldt Masonic Lodge meets at our building at the corner of Western and Elmhurst. December meeting is the third Wednesday. All Masons are invited to attend.