Moapa Valley Empowerment High School (MVHS) recognized the best of the best last week when 59 graduating seniors were honored for outstanding academic, athletic and other leadership achievements during their high school years.
Archives for May 2011
It was time to grab the passports last week and head over to Grant M. Bowler Elementary School. The Bowler fourth grade class planned and prepared a week-long presentation of international fun. From music and dancing to histories and cultures, the annual “Around the World Festival” brings a rich diversity of international flavors, sight and sounds to the community.
The presence of at least one juvenile Mojave Desert tortoise, perhaps more, has halted all local work on the UNEV petroleum pipeline currently under construction from North Salt Lake to North Las Vegas.
Just in time for the launch of the busy summer travel season, Forever Resorts has announced the debut of its “Floatel” concept; a brand-new accommodation experience at the Echo Bay Marina. The new Floatel will offer an altogether unique option for visitors eager to partake in lakeside recreation while enjoying all the comforts of home, Forever Resort officials said.
Memorial Day services honoring all deceased Moapa Valley military personnel will be held on Monday, May 30 at 7:00 p.m. The services will be held at the Pioneer Hill Cemetery across from the Perkins Field Airport in Overton
The Moapa Valley Water District Board of Directors in a meeting held Thursday, May 19 passed a resolution asserting the district’s intention to remain independent and separate from any other regional water entity.
The Moapa Valley Water District Board of Directors instructed staff to cease the practice of removing meters and infrastructure from abandoned and/or delinquent properties at least until clearer policies on the matter could be adopted.
No one asked me but… In the film Shawshank Redemption Morgan Freeman says something to the effect that “its time to either get busy live’n or get busy die’n”. One can easily apply this to the state of American Education.
Picture Congress as officers on a luxury liner that is taking on water and about to sink. The lowly ship’s crew are all down in the bilges bailing out water. Don’t you think it’s high time for the officers and even the passengers to get down and help bail. If not, they should get off the ship. It is top heavy and might capsize.
Elmer Pete Kesl, age 71, passed away Monday, May 16, 2011 at his home in Overton, Nevada surrounded by his loving family. He was born September 17, 1939 in Salmon, Idaho to Elmer and Stella Dole Kesl. On August 11, 1973 he married Rebecca Herrera in Cuba, New Mexico.