Smile Wider

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   I notice smiles. It is just a thing I do. I’ve done it all my life. But bigger and better smiles became easier for me to show ever since I was in my last years of being a teenager when I had my first “real” job with benefits and went into a … [Read more...]

Auto Accessories and More

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Brand new vehicles are offering many extras inside and out, including attractive dashboards with enhancements of standard equipment. New features have been added on most automakers dashboards, while increasing the sounds, such as chimes and alarms. … [Read more...]

Words of wisdom

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The Bible tells us to restore, and not criticize, condemn, or complain about those who are overtaken in sin. “Brethren, if a man is overtaken in any trespass, you who are spiritual restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness, considering yourself … [Read more...]

Featured Real Estate

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Located on the ridge of the exclusive Gated Community of "Calais" you will find this remarkable residence with impeccable quality at every turn. Sitting above the Falcon Ridge Golf Course with views down onto the lake and the fairway below or across … [Read more...]

No Spin Zone

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We must be careful not to use the Scriptures to help promote a certain philosophy or doctrinal position. In trying to trip up Jesus, the Sadducees, quoted the law that states that if a man dies and has no son to carry on his name and inheritance … [Read more...]

This week in history May 11-17

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May 12, 1915: 8 students graduate Virgin Valley High School (the first graduating class). May 14, 1914: J. Lewis Pulsipher and William E. Woodbury had telephones put in their houses. May 14, 1999: Grand opening of the Rec Center. May 14, … [Read more...]

Democratic lawmakers trying to ration free speech

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Nevada’s Democratic lawmakers in Carson City are seeking to enforce their egalitarian philosophy on everyone: All people are equal and deserve equal rights — and only equal amounts of those rights. You have the right to free speech, but no more than … [Read more...]

Friendly Fact Finding

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Is there a real line that needs to stay wide, bold and un-crossable when you meet a new friend? I’m not talking about just manners. Manners should be upheld no matter where you are in a relationship. Manners like not picking at anything that might be … [Read more...]

Soul Happiness

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  Happiness…everyone wants it, some go great lengths to obtain it, but to understand what true happiness is … let’s just say it’s the overwhelming emotion of euphoria that comes with an inescapable state of well-being. Cultures all over the … [Read more...]

This week in history May 4-10

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May 1922: Class motto "Push, Pull or get out of the way" May 1, 2001: Ribbon cutting for the Senior Center. May 5 2013: Demolition of the Oasis Begins. May 9, 2001: Oasis sold to the Casablanca. May 10, 1999: First meeting of the Virgin Valley … [Read more...]