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 forming a bereavement support group in Lovelock? Call Trudy at XL Hospice at (775) 423-9511 for more information.

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. For more information, call (775) 273-2923.

May 11

Open House at Grass Valley Community Center

7 a.m. - 10 a.m. - Grass Valley Community Center Open House is planned for Saturday, May 11 at the new center located at 13295 Grass Valley Road.  Hot air balloon rides for those interested.  Town Hall meeting from 10 a.m. - Noon with the three County Commissioners, Darin Bloyed, Carol Shank and Pat Irwin.  A noon the Grass Valley Fire Department is providing BBQ hamburgers and hot dogs.  There also will be a bounce house for children attending.  For further information you may call Annette Stripe, (775) 623-5883.

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 29 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.

May 26

79th I.D.E.S. Portuguese Festa

Procession will start at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 26, from the Lovelock Depot and feature Wooden Carts pulled by teams of Oxen. Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Dinner will be at the Community Center at Noon followed by an auction of baked goods and handmade items. The public is invited. For more information call 273-2566 or 273-2510.

May 27

Memorial Day Ceremonies

Monday, May 27 Memorial Day ceremonies will be conducted by the American Legion Post #6 and our local Boy Scout Troop in front of the Pershing County Courthouse.  All residents are invited to commemorate those you have given the ultimate sacrifice for the service of their country. Ceremonies will begin at 9 a.m.  Come join the local veterans and help carry the American Flag down Main Street to be raised at the entrance of town.

July 14-20

4-H Camp

4-H camp is open to all youth between the ages of 9 and 13 4-H age (your age in Jan. 2013).  They spend a week at the 4-H Camp at Lake Tahoe making new friends, enjoying the great outdoors, participating in fun activities and the food is great.  Applications are available at the Pershing County Extension Office, 810 Sixth Street.  The fee is $230 until June 1, ($280 after June 1). Call 273-2923 for more information.


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).


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

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.


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 CattleWomen

Second Tuesday, 7 p.m. - The Pershing County CattleWomen 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 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.