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  • Back to school in style
    Thursday, August 27, 2015 1:00 AM
    Lovelock Correctional Center staff recently collected school supplies and backpacks for Imlay Elementary School students. The prison held a two day bake sale which raised over $300 to purchase the items. Staff member Paul Salgado delivered the backpacks this past Monday. Above (left to right) is Melissa Hughes, Susan Sparke, Leslie Millican, Dr. Bradley Kyle, and Michelle Gilder display some of the backpacks they purchased.

  • Carnival comes to town
    Thursday, August 27, 2015 1:00 AM
    The Shoeppner Shows Carnival brought games, rides and funnel cake to Lovelock this past Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening. “My dad started the show in 1983 and we’ve been coming to Lovelock for seven years now,” said Chad Shoeppner. The carnival’s next stop is Winnemucca’s Tri-County Fair Sept. 3 — 6.  
  • Jury clears Martinez of sexual assault, burglary charges
    Thursday, August 27, 2015 1:00 AM
    A four women, eight man jury found 41-year-old Joaquin Rios Martinez not guilty of all charges after last week’s “she said, he said” three-day trial in the Eleventh Judicial District Court. After the trial and about 10 minutes of deliberation, the jury’s verdict was announced late Friday afternoon almost one year after Martinez was arrested at the 2014 Burning Man event then incarcerated in the county jail.
  • Honor Flight Nevada flies veterans to DC monuments
    Thursday, August 27, 2015 1:00 AM
    When the nurse at Reno’s VA hospital directed Steven Smith, of Lovelock, to another location he thought it was a medical appointment they forgot to tell him about. 
  • Thursday, August 27, 2015 1:00 AM
    Kids started school this past Tuesday but local teachers spent much of their vacation planning ways to improve the overall school climate for everyone. When several Pershing elementary teachers and administrators attended a PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports) training session in Winnemucca this past June they agreed on three ‘school-wide behavioral expectations’ which all their students will be taught to uphold: 
  • Work begins on flag retirement, memorial site
    Thursday, August 27, 2015 1:00 AM
    Another Eagle Scout Service Project is in the works thanks to the Plimpton family. Scott Plimpton, 15, will follow his older brother Eric’s lead with a permanent flag retirement site where old American and Nevada flags will be burned. The site is dedicated to military veterans, police officers and firefighters.
  • Sheriff denies ‘Crack Down On Burning Man Crime’
    Wednesday, August 26, 2015 1:00 AM
    The headline “New Sheriff To Crack Down On Burning Man Crime” in Sunday’s Reno newspaper sensationalized and distorted his comments, according to Pershing County Sheriff Jerry Allen, who was interviewed for the story. He intends to enforce state and local laws but Allen said he has no intent, nor does he have the resources, to create a police state at the annual festival as the headline implies.

  • Cooperative Extension’s ‘Grow Your Own, Nevada!’ classes return in September
    Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:00 AM
    RENO — University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is offering eight new “Grow Your Own, Nevada!” classes at nine locations statewide to help Nevadans who want to get on a path to more sustainable, local, healthy living by growing more of their own food.
  • Thursday, August 20, 2015 1:00 AM
  • Thursday, August 20, 2015 1:00 AM
    School board officials faced a crowd of concerned citizens as they prepared for the new school year on Monday night. The district’s policies and solutions regarding substance abuse by students was the issue.

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