An evening of food, entertainment and surprises awaited the family of Dennis Freeman last Wednesday. Approximately 200 people came to honor the recently deceased Logandale resident at a community Dutch oven dinner.
Chances are good that Quail Hollow Farms in Overton will be able to serve cut tomatoes at its annual Tomato Tasting event this summer without worrying about passing a full health inspection. The same would go for the gourmet Farm To Fork Dinner event held on the farm each year in the Fall.
Witness testimony, given in the Moapa Justice Court last week, told of the harrowing details of an automobile accident which occurred on March 30 on I-15 near mile marker 100. The accident claimed the lives of five people and injured two others.
It’s that time of the year. Seniors are scrambling to put their affairs in order to graduate Moapa Valley High School. Grades are being finalized, the Spring Sports season has ended, and finals are looming around the corner.
College of Southern Nevada in Moapa Valley wants to open up communication lines and, once again, grow the program in the local area. Local CSN staff will be starting up another College Advisory Board to bring additional support from the community. Darlene Montague is the CSN Administrative Director for Mesquite and Moapa Valley. She explains that prior to her being the Administrative Director, there was an Advisory Board in place and functioning. But the group has not met in the last couple of years.
The Overton Power District (OPD) Board of Directors selected Mendes Cooper to fill the position of General Manager for the district after current General Manager Delmar Leatham retires on July 12 of this year. The board voted unanimously to appoint Cooper, who has worked for 26 years at the district, and currently serves in a training role as Assistant General Manager.
Moapa Valley High School Senior, Danielle Pray says that she has found the direction she wants to take in life through her experiences at high school. It would be safe to say she has tried a little bit of everything and has been involved in many different school programs.
The days of the Ute Perkins Elementary Parent Teacher Association (PTA) are drawing to a close. Last week Perkins parents voted to dissolve the school’s PTA in favor of forming an independent Parent Teacher Organization (PTO.) The decision was made by a unanimous vote on Wednesday, May 15, when Valerie Morgan, a teacher a Perkins, made a motion to make the change.
Not only is May Day a community tradition from way back in the days of St. Thomas, it is also a wonderful time to celebrate the enthusiastic talents of students at Ute Perkins Elementary in Moapa. Perkins has special dance groups that have been practicing routines throughout the year
The Moapa Valley High School celebrated a day long time in coming on Monday, May 13: the ground breaking of a new gymnasium. MVHS Principal Grant Hanevold led the momentous ceremony that has been 15 years in the making. In his speech Hanevold stated that back in 1998 the voters had passed a bond for the school district. With that bond had come the promise of a new gym for MVHS, he said.
The Clark County School District announced last week that it had selected a new principal for the Moapa Valley High School. District officials had been interviewing candidates for the position since current MVHS principal Grant Hanevold announced last month he would be taking a new position as principal at Sunrise Mountain High School in Las Vegas.
ire destroyed a double-wide mobile home on Henrie Road in Moapa on Friday afternoon, May 10. Local volunteer firefighters received an emergency alert to the fire at around 2:20 p.m. The squad vehicle and engine from Moapa Station 72 were the first on the scene.
The flower shop in downtown Overton has opened again. Now called “The Front Porch”, the little shop opened on Friday, May 10. The shop is filled with simple country charm. The display shelving is not typical retail fare, but rather it is rustic and homely furniture. The store is filled with simple little surprises; treasures that are on sale as gift items, home decor and fashion accessories.
Many people may not be aware that the month of May is National Lu’au Month in the United States. But the girls at Tiffany’s Sub Shop in Logandale are here to remind Moapa Valley residents of this great event. Tiffany’s will be selling special Hawaiian plate lunches all month.
“Overwhelmed and surprised” are the words Moapa resident Tiffany Frederick used to describe the fundraiser put on for her family on Saturday night. She had good reason to feel that way. The engine bays at Moapa Fire Station 72 were bursting at the seams with people who came to support Josh Frederick and his family.
No one was entirely sure exactly where the struggling horse had come from. But it staggered up to a house on Cooper Street in Overton and collapsed on the lawn; exhausted. Overton resident Angela Bozarth was travelling down Cooper Street on Friday, May 3 at around 12:30 and saw the horse lying in the yard. She owns horses of her own so knew that something wasn’t right.