This week in history October 9-15

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October, 1877- Bunkerville settlers produced 400 bushels of wheat, 700 gallons of molasses, 1940 pounds of cotton; also grew corn, squash and vegetables. October, 1881- Early settler Luke Syphus lumber home burned to the ground costing the family … [Read more...]

A Daughter Celebrates the Lone Ranger’s Centenary

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As TV’s Lone Ranger in the 1950s, Clayton Moore was a hero both on and off the screen. With September being the centenary of his birth, Dawn Moore has been sharing the life and legacy of her father who passed away in 1999. “I still get letters … [Read more...]

Media Forum for Candidates tonight at Wolf Creek

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Several candidates running for Overton Power Board of Trustees and the Virgin Valley Water District Board will be at Wolf Creek Golf Course tonight beginning at 5 p.m. for a Local Media Forum. Assemblyman Cresent Hardy and Congressman Steven … [Read more...]

Bulldog soccer teams defeat Eagles 7-2 and 6-1

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The Virgin Valley High School girls’ and boys’ soccer teams defeated the Boulder City High School Eagles Tuesday afternoon by scores of 7-2 and 6-1 respectively. The girls came out focused after their disappointing 2-2 tie at Moapa Valley last … [Read more...]

Bulldog Volleyball and Tennis on the move

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Lady Bulldog volleyball squad win streak hits 12 The Virgin Valley High School volleyball team defeated S.E.C.T.A (Tech) in three games 25-11, 25-18 and 25-17 Tuesday night in Las Vegas. Janella Fiso led the Dawgs with 22 assists and eight service … [Read more...]

VVAA’s “Stay Smart with Art” class offered to public

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Virgin Valley Artists Association has opened its Get Smart with Art program to the public, now offering a Saturday morning art class for adults. Veteran art instructor Diana Coonradt will lead the class that provides lessons in drawing, pen and ink, … [Read more...]

Rec Center offers multitude of programs

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Cardio Boxing LADIES ONLY! Cardio boxing uses the fundamentals of boxing to achieve an intense cardio workout.  Participants will strike a heavy bag during the class which will require wraps and gloves (purchased by the participant).  Drills … [Read more...]

Crostini With Fennel Sausage

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Crostini With Fennel Sausage Source: Joanneweir.com Serves 8 INGREDIENTS: ½ lb. Italian sausage (hot, mild or sweet), casings removed 5 oz. grated fontina or crumbled robiola or taleggio cheese 1 tsp. fennel seeds coarsely ground 2 Tbs. … [Read more...]

NDOT Fast Tracks I-15 Mesquite Repairs

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The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) is making fast-track progress on repairs to Interstate-15, south of Mesquite, which was impacted by a September 26 flash-flood that saw the Muddy River swell 12 feet in 90 minutes, washing away the … [Read more...]

Photographer to be guest speaker at brownbag lecture

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On October 7 Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery will host its monthly brown bag lecture featuring David Boyarski. The event takes place at 12 noon in the gallery. Bring a lunch and enjoy the presentation. Most of us have heard the saying, “stop and smell … [Read more...]