Adopt a Senior in May

May is Older Americans Month. Adopt a Senior at the Pershing County Senior Center 630 Western Ave. The Adopt a Senior program is a great way to show you care. A donation of  $2.50 per meal will provide a special person a hot nutritious meal or you can donate a month's worth of meals for $50. Contact the Senior Center 273-2291 for more information.  Meals for older adults (age 60+) are provided at no cost to the individual, your donation helps to offset the cost of the meals.

Bereavement group forming

Are you interested in a bereavement support group in Lovelock? Call Trudy at XL Hospice (775) 423-9511.

Legion Scholarship Forms Available

American Legion Post #6 Scholarship applications are now available for area High School Seniors.  Applications can be picked up from the Pershing High School Guidance counselor.  Completed applications must be submitted to the American Legion Post #6 at the address below, prior to May 13, 2013. Applicants will be selected by academic achievement, extra-curricular activities, community involvement and their/families involvement with the military.  Submit applications to: Steve Foster, PO Box 239, Lovelock, NV 89419; Phone:  775-273-2923

May 5

Run for Love

The Lovelock Volunteer Fire Department's 3rd Annual Run for Love will begin at Court House Park with registration from 8 - 8:45 a.m. and the race starting at 9 a.m. Run, jog or walk the course to benefit the Relay for Life of Pershing County. For more information contact Coralee Gorsline.

May 7

Veterans Outreach

The Nevada Office of Veterans Services (NOVS) Veterans Outreach "ROVER" Program will visit Lovelock, Tuesday, May 7 at the Pershing Community Center - 820 6th Street from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Pre- scheduled appointments are suggested. Walk-in appointments are welcome, but can only be seen as time permits. To schedule an appointment, contact Pamela (775) 688-1653 ext 6 or Barbara at (775) 321-4880. Veterans are advised to bring a copy of their DD-214 discharge document and/or current VA paperwork. If the claim involves their dependents, veterans should bring marriage and/or birth certificates as well as social security numbers of their dependents.

May 8 

Cemetery Board

Pershing County Cemetery Board meeting will be held at the Pershing County Library at 5:15 p.m. Call (775) 979-3104 to request an agenda.

May 12

Pershing County Junior Livestock Show and Sale

You are invited to the 70th annual 4-H and FFA Livestock Show & Sale at the 4-H Building. Due to NJLS, the Show & Sale will be Sunday, Mother's Day. The show starts at 9 a.m. with 28 members showing swine, goats, beef and sheep. The auction starts at 1 p.m. with 19 members selling beef, goat, swine and then sheep followed by a dessert auction. Come and join in the fun. For more information call the Pershing County Extension Office at 273-2923.


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

Animal Control Officer Sherry Crim can be reached at 273-7852 (shelter) or 770-0933 (cell phone).

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.


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

Recreation Board

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

Frontier Days planning committee

The Lovelock Frontier Days Committee meets the third Thursday of each month at the Pershing County Community Center at 5:30 p.m. Come help plan next year's Frontier Days!

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, 350 Main St. 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.


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.


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: Service times are Sunday at 9:30 a.m.; 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.


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.


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 CattleWomen meet at the Pershing County Community Center. Call Amanda Burrows at 273-1419.

Lovelock Street Fever Car Club

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


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.

Imlay AA/NA meetings

Each Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. - Highway Recovery AA/NA meetings 5:30 p.m. Imlay Community Center call for more information 538-7502.

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.

Tourism Authority

Second Wednesday, 7 p.m. - The Pershing County Tourism Authority meets at Lovelock City Hall. Contact Laura Richardson at 273-2256.

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

Third Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. - PGH Board of Directors generally meets at the Pershing County Community Center. 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.