Is This You? Rags

Something hit me funny just before dinner last night. Something that in our house we do all the time. It has become so common place that I think nothing of it. I’m thinking though that if you were at my table when I did this you might have a second … [Read more...]

Is This You? Glue

I break stuff. Some things are beyond repair. Like a drinking glass that slips out my hand, lands on the edge of the kitchen counter then makes a break for it to get to the floor and scatter shards of shrapnel from the kitchen sink all the way across … [Read more...]

Ma Steward’s mine

The late Judge Roscoe Wilkes notes in his book High Desert Tales, that if a person goes to the Million Dollar Courthouse in Pioche, “then across the street to the east, and look down over the embankment, below you will see the general area where our … [Read more...]

Is This You? Smile Wider

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 dentist … [Read more...]

Is This You? Whatever Vs. Anyway

Sometimes I feel like Peter Pan in the respect that I shall never grow up. That isn’t a bad thing in some ways. Like I will always get sticky ice cream on my shirt when eating an ice cream cone in the summer. I will squish the ice cream into those … [Read more...]

Is This You? Friendly Fact Finding

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...]

LCHS advisor: ‘FFA not just for farmers’

On March 21 to 25, Lincoln County High School’s FFA Chapter attended the annual Nevada FFA State Convention held at the University of Nevada, Reno, alongside over 500 high school students from across the State. Advisor Tyler Heaton described the … [Read more...]

Is This You? Whatever vs. Anyway

Sometimes I feel like Peter Pan in the respect that I shall never grow up. That isn’t a bad thing in some ways. Like I will always get sticky ice cream on my shirt when eating an ice cream cone in the summer. I will squish the ice cream into those … [Read more...]

Is this you? 52 Pick Up

It took years of listening to those close to me to learn the type of lettuce I bought was not the best. “No flavor,” Rots too fast,” and just plain “Yuck,” I was lovingly told. It was suggested I buy one of those packs of hearts of romaine lettuce to … [Read more...]

Will and trust contests

Ever since the ancient laws of primogeniture (the eldest son gets it all) were swept away by the right to make a will, heirs have objected to even the best made wills and trusts. Conflicts can arise before or during the administration of an estate or … [Read more...]

Rural business leaders getting ahead of change

In a small Kentucky county with a population of just under 5,000 people, a community is coming together to build something beautiful. Hickman County, Kentucky was deeded a piece of land for “one whole dollar,” according to county judge/executive … [Read more...]

Is This You? 52 Pick Up

It took years of listening to those close to me to learn the type of lettuce I bought was not the best. “No flavor,” Rots too fast,” and just plain “Yuck,” I was lovingly told. It was suggested I buy one of those packs of hearts of romaine lettuce to … [Read more...]

Pioche Highland Hideaway adds to lodging options

Getaways…we all need them. This probably has most of you thinking about getting away somewhere the first chance you get, most likely concluded by thinking when it was you last got away. For everyone else…congratulations. You have the perfect … [Read more...]

Is this You? Sidetracking

Think of what words go along with the word “side.” Side-saddle. I like to think that side-saddle was the way that ladies of old England rode when they mounted their steed to follow after the hounds to kill some poor fox (unless of course if the fox … [Read more...]

Is This You? Rock On

Do some rocks have the ability to make the world go around? Yes, some rocks are worth their weight in gold-those would be golden rocks. Yes big ole golden nuggets. Then again some rocks are just rocks. But put some of those plain rocks together in a … [Read more...]

Wylee Mitchell places in top 10 at national rodeo

On Feb. 19, Lincoln County’s Wylee Mitchell achieved a success that a professional barrel racer can only dream of, at just 12 years old, when she competed and placed ninth in the 2017 RFD-TV’s The American in Arlington, Texas. ​Middle schooler … [Read more...]

Food and Nutrition: Your digestive system

Proper digestion is essential to a healthy body. Both chemical and mechanical aspects are extensive to describe. However, simply put, digestion begins in the mouth and ends with the large intestine. The three macronutrients, fat, protein, and … [Read more...]

Hank Monk: A stage driver to get you there on time

Very few images define the spirit of the Old West more than a colorful picture of a stage coach dashing through the spectacular scenery of the western mountains drawn by a team of four or six beautiful horses. For very good reason, this image has … [Read more...]

Is This You? An Impatient, Patient

If you have never been lucky enough to encounter an impatient patient in a waiting room, well take heart, eventually you will be privy to a scene you will tell your friends about, over and over again because you still cannot believe what you saw. … [Read more...]

Food and Nutrition: Cholesterol

Many who suffer from heart disease, high blood pressure, or who may have high triglycerides in their blood have heard of cholesterol but may wonder what exactly it is. Cholesterol is an essential substance needed to build cells. It is mostly made in … [Read more...]