Nov. 23

Turkey Shoot

The Flying Saucer Trap Club will be holding its annual "Turkey Shoot" on Saturday, November 23rd  at the trapshooting range located at 1550 Airport Rd. Lovelock, NV. Registration begins at 9:00 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. Bring your old hunting shotgun (12ga. 20ga. or .410) for some extra fun shooting.  Twelve gauge shells are available for purchase at the Club. Food and refreshments will also be available.  So come early, and stay late and win a turkey for your holiday feast.

Dec. 3 - 6

4-H Candy Club

The 4-H Candy Club will meet Tuesday December 3 through Friday 6 after school at 3:30 pm at the Community Center kitchen. Members will learn cooking basics, complete a project report and make a variety of candy including popcorn balls, variety of fudge, stained glass, snowball and more. There is no cost for this project with the members taking samples home.  Candy made will be sold at the 4-H booth at the Christmas Craft Fair December 7. Please sign up at the 4-H office or call Marianne Papa, 4-H Leader at 273-1417 for more information.

Dec. 7

Christmas Fair

The 35 Annual Community Christmas Fair is Saturday, December 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Pershing County Community Center. 820 6th Street. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

Dec. 10

Imlay Christmas Light Contest

Imlay Christmas Light Contest - Decorate your house and enter the contest. Open to residents in Imlay, Mill City, Buena Vista Valley and Unionville. Enter by Dec. 9, judging will take place Dec. 10. First place - $100, Second place - 15 bags of pellets for pellet stove, Third place - dinner for two at Star Point Trading Post. Winners will be announced at the Imlay Service Appreciation Ceremony on Dec. 14. Call (775) 621-8672 or (775) 304-3159 to enter.


Food For Fines

Pershing County Library is accepting food for fines during November and December.  Bring in any non-perishable food items to pay your overdue fines.  No expired food please.

Angel Tree applications

Angel Tree applications are available now at Lovelock City Hall, Lovelock Police Department, Nevada State Bank and Wells Fargo Bank. Applications need to be completed by Dec. 6. No late applications will be accepted. Call 273-2256 or 273-2356 for more information.

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  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

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.

Imlay Good Neighbor Nominations

The Imlay Auxiliary is now accepting nominations for the Good Neighbor awards. Have you been the recipient of a good deed or have you seen someone showing random acts of kindness? Nominate them for a Good Neighbor award. Awards will be presented at the Imlay Service Appreciation Ceremony to be held on Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. at the Imlay Community Center. The Service Appreciation Ceremony will be held in conjunction with the Imlay Christmas Light contest awards. To nominate a good neighbor call auxiliary members at (775) 200-2030 or (775) 224-6720. Nominations must be received by Dec. 7.