Australian firm interested in growing plums in county

There is still interest, according to Mike Baughman, executive director of the Lincoln County Regional Development Authority, as of late February, from Bainbridge Farms of Queensland, Australia, of obtaining land in Lincoln County on which to produce … [Read more...]

Road rage shooting suspects arrested near Alamo

Two adults suspected of a road rage shooting on the I-15 freeway near Love’s Truck Stop at the U.S. 93 interchange were arrested March 6 near Alamo, after being stopped by Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies and Nevada Highway Patrol. Sheriff … [Read more...]

Child returned safely after truck stop carjacking

A carjacking at the Love’s Truck Stop turned into a kidnapping when the thief found a six-year old girl from Caliente in the back seat. Lincoln County Sheriff Kerry Lee reported the car theft started March 5 at the Love’s Truck Stop on U.S. 93 at … [Read more...]

Pahranagat Valley Federal Credit Union reports large growth

A report at the recent 58th annual meeting and dinner of the Pahranagat Valley Federal Credit Union from CEO Robin Simmers showed the financial institution has grown by about seven times over since 2000. Simmers reported in her address to the … [Read more...]

LCRDA backs away from marketing proposal

Having a marketing firm undertake a web-based marketing campaign, possibly associated with the Faraday Future electric car company, to move some of their manufacturing to Coyote Springs, is not going to be supported by Coyote Springs, said senior … [Read more...]

Panthers go 1-3 in Cactus Classic

Pahranagat Valley opened the baseball season by going 1-3 at the Cactus Classic in Mesquite last weekend. The Panthers, the defending class 1A state champions, but playing in the tournament against bigger teams, lost games to Elko, San Juan … [Read more...]

Lady Panthers win three in Mesquite

Pahranagat Valley girls opened the softball season with a rousing start, going 3-1 at the Sherm Bennett Memorial Tournament last weekend in Mesquite. They began the tourney with a nice 13-2 win over host Virgin Valley Thursday evening. “A good … [Read more...]

Solid waste service fee policy

County Planning Director Cory Lytle presented some changes in accordance with amending the solid waste service fees since Lincoln County has taken over operation of the solid waste hauling and landfill. In speaking to the board of county … [Read more...]

Lincoln commissioners send letter on defense waste repository

Lincoln County Oversight Program coordinator Connie Simkins spoke to the board of county commissioners Feb. 21 in regards to drafting a comment letter to be sent to the U.S. Department of Energy regarding the plan for a defense waste … [Read more...]

PVHS Baseball Preview

Pahranagat Valley was the dominate power in Class 1A baseball last year and looks to be equally strong this season. The defending Class 1A state champions have 13 players, including seven starters, returning from last year’s team that won the … [Read more...]

PVHS Softball Preview

Twelve players and eight starters return for the Pahranagat Valley girls softball team for the 2017 season. The four-time defending state champions under coach Mike Sparrow will be looking to capture another title. Right now they are tied with … [Read more...]

Big crowd attends 58th annual credit union meeting in Alamo

The Pahranagat Valley Federal Credit Union held its 58th annual membership meeting and election of officers Monday night in the multi-purpose room at Pahranagat Valley High. Sean Stewart and Robin Simmers retained their seats as board … [Read more...]

Inmates begin move to detention center in Pioche

More contract inmates from the North Las Vegas area are expected to be arriving soon at the Lincoln County Detention Center in Pioche. Sheriff Kerry Lee reported that his office has completed the testing from a large number of applications … [Read more...]

Class 1A Boys Southern League All Stars

Junior Culen Highbe was named co-MVP along with Kamari Kelley of Spring Mountain in Class 1A All-Southern League. Highbe had been a first team selection last year. Pahranagat Valley coach Mike Strong was named as Coach of the Year.  In addition, … [Read more...]

County to re-design website

Nevada Central Media, owned and operated by Ben Rowley of Alamo, has been awarded the contract for the design and maintenance of Lincoln County’s new website. Tracy Lee, the county’s technology specialist, told commissioners at the Feb. 6 meeting, … [Read more...]

Panther boys lose in state 1A final

Serpents come in many varieties. Pahranagat Valley ran into the three-headed kind Saturday night in the 1A state boys basketball final at the Cox Pavilion. Three heads named Robert McFalls, Andre Davis and Taylen Wachsmuth, who led the way in beating … [Read more...]

Class 1A girls Southern League All Stars

Juniors Alyssa Hanks of Round Mountain and Karley Whipple of Pahranagat Valley were named co-Most Valuable Players of the Class 1A girls All Southern League this year. It is the second consecutive time for Hanks, as she shared the honor last year … [Read more...]

Class 2A girls Southern League All Stars

Senior Kristal Jackson was named to the Class 2A All Southern League First Team for her efforts leading the Lincoln County High School girls basketball team during the 2016-17 season. Junior Brynlee Wadsworth, freshman Sadie Soderborg and junior … [Read more...]

District fire chief gives 2016 report

Lincoln County did well in 2016 regarding the Lincoln County Fire Protection District and Emergency Management Services. A report was given by District Fire Chief Rick Stever Tuesday at the county commission meeting in Pioche. He said last year … [Read more...]

Pahranagat girls lose in state semifinals

A possibly hoped for PVHS - Eureka matchup in the 1A girls state basketball finals didn’t happen this year because Round Mountain upset Eureka in double overtime, and Owyhee, the defending state champion, ousted Pahranagat Valley 78-59 in the Friday … [Read more...]