Downtown Overton became the setting for an honorary funeral procession on Saturday at about noon. Firemen from throughout the region came to pay last respect to retired Henderson Fire Department Battallion Chief, Randall Jones who passed away on January 17 at his home in Overton.
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Bureau of Land Management (BLM) officials have announced the kickoff of a Recreational Analysis of the Gold Butte Complex. Officials are inviting local residents to attend upcoming public meetings and engage in this process of analyzing current recreational uses.
The owners of the Quail Hollow Farm in Overton testified before the Nevada Legislative Committee on Health Care at a special interim hearing held Tuesday, January 17 in Las Vegas.
Farm owners Laura and Monte Bledsoe appeared before the committee to relate the experience of a recent entanglement they had with local regulatory agencies and to discuss the possibility of enacting legislation that could loosen restrictions on small food producers in the state.
Brandie Wisniewski, owner and artistic director of Studio B Academy of Dance, is holding an open house on Saturday January 28 from 12:00-3:00 p.m. The studio which is located at 385 S. Moapa Valley Blvd directly across from Lin’s Market, will offer dance classes for anyone age 2 years old through adult.
Two Campaign Academies open to any candidate, campaign worker or activist are being jointly sponsored by Nevada Rural Electric Association (NREA), the Nevada Farm Bureau and the Nevada League of Women Voters. The first Campaign Academy will be held in Reno on February 22 and the second will be held in Las Vegas on February 23.
By Whitney Donohue Moapa Valley Progress The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8336 held its annual award ceremony honoring valley youth and teachers. The ceremony was held at the Old Logandale School on Thursday, January 19, and was followed with a dessert social. Post Commander Charles Jamison presented the awards, and State Commander Bruce Hollinger […]
No one asked me but… Thank goodness our county commissioners are debating the important things in life. It makes me proud to know that they are on top of the major problems of the county.
Commissioner Sisolak is irate over a dog barking at a bobcat in a trap. Let us all support Commissioner Sisolak as he makes the world safe for bobcats.
We want to express our appreciation to Sugars and its proprietor Judy Metz. Over many years Judy has generously donated to all types of causes and activities here in the Valley, often times without recognition.
The Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) recently inspected two commercial food establishments, Quail Hollow Farm, a one nighter, and Sugar’s Homeplate, a twenty year established restaurant.
Mack Lyon Middle School has recently gone through a technology upgrade to aide in the education of students. They are eager to achieve the goal of “getting rid of paper and pencils.”