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Jim Parrish, center, was let go from his position at Seminole Memorial Hospital in Seminole, Texas, this week following a unanimous vote by the hospital board.
Jim Parrish, center, was let go from his position at Seminole Memorial Hospital in Seminole, Texas, this week following a unanimous vote by the hospital board.
Friday, November 16, 2018 8:25 AM
Just over a year after his arrival in the Seminole community, James Parrish is out as the Chief Executive Officer of the Seminole Hospital District.

In a special meeting held Monday morning at Seminole's Memorial Hospital, Seminole Hospital District Board Directors unanimously moved to terminate the contract with Parrish, without cause, effective immediately.
  • Larry and Barbara Darby have said "I love you" to each other every day since they married 52 years ago. "I ask her to marry me every day," Larry said.

    They first met through a mutual friend who ended up taking them out to eat and all the two of them could do was laugh and joke and pay attention to each other.
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  • On Nov. 9, Rendal Miller of Miller Law was awarded the Andrew J. Puccinelli Special Recognition of the Year for 2018 by Nevada Legal Services for his ongoing pro bono volunteer service. 

    A dinner ceremony at the Martin followed a brief presentation of the award by Nevada Legal Services Directing Attorney for the northern offices, Rhea Gertken.
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  • Time flies. Within months the Class of 2019 walks across stage to collect their diplomas. That’s why PCHS and Project GEAR UP hosted the annual college and career fair on Thursday.

    “We try to get the kids thinking about what they’re going to next,” said Matt Schottel, the PCHS counselor. Lisa Pontius coordinates GEAR UP activities at the school.
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  • You have probably heard and read about one of the big pushes in schools – STEM. According to Elaine J. Hom of Live Science, “STEM is a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — in an interdisciplinary and applied approach.  Continue this story
  • The Fort McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone Tribe and USDA Forest Service are working together to conduct a series of gathers to remove domestic horses belonging to tribal members from the Santa Rosa Ranger District on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.  Continue this story
  • A 25-year-old man is behind bars following a high-speed pursuit on US Highway 95 last week. 

    According to Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office officials, numerous calls were received just before 8 a.m. on Nov. 6 that reported a reckless driver on US 95. According to witnesses, a dark colored Chevrolet sedan was being driven in reverse in the northbound travel lane, turned around, and was traveling at a high rate of speed, forcing other drivers off the roadway. 
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  • A Winnemucca resident who plans to build a medical marijuana farm near Imlay requested an amendment to an ordinance that prohibits such businesses in Pershing County. Dr. Camica Evans told county leaders she is state-certified to grow medical marijuana and will fight to do so.

    Ordinance #333 was enacted last year after public hearings indicated a majority of county residents do not want marijuana farms, processing plants or dispensaries in Pershing County.
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SPORTS

Team Pic: (Left to right) Battle Mountain coach Michelle Hall, Zayne Hall, Hunter Lewis, Nathan Perkinson, Charles Gonin, Claudia Van der Veen, Paris Collins, Winnemucca coach Madison Jensen, Shayne McMillin, Colette Van der Veen and DuToit Gonin. Not pictured Lily Reynolds.
Team Pic: (Left to right) Battle Mountain coach Michelle Hall, Zayne Hall, Hunter Lewis, Nathan Perkinson, Charles Gonin, Claudia Van der Veen, Paris Collins, Winnemucca coach Madison Jensen, Shayne McMillin, Colette Van der Veen and DuToit Gonin. Not pictured Lily Reynolds.
Friday, November 16, 2018 8:51 AM
Ten local kids swam against their peers in Henderson from Nov. 9-12 in the Nevada State Short Course Championship.

Last year only four swimmers qualified for this event.

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