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School Christmas performance draws huge crowd

Last Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m., Rosemary Clarke Middle School held their winter concert in the gymnasium. A full house of spectators greeted the concert performers. An estimated 1,500 attended the concert. The winter concert was organized and directed by Robert C. White.

Merry Christmas, Derek: The holiday ram

“Could you do a story about my husband’s recent Desert Bighorn Sheep hunt? It would be my Christmas present to him.” That was the first e-mail I’ve received with such an interesting request.

California Lottery

One ticket matched all five numbers and the mega number in Wednesday’s drawing of the California Super Lotto, with a payout of $27 million. The next jackpot will be at least $7 million.

What savvy shoppers buy after Christmas

While the rest of the world is lounging in their new sweat pants and playing with their new toys, savvy shoppers are still making their lists and checking them twice. The after Christmas sales are out of this world. Retailers don’t want seasonal items taking up space in their stores so they’re willing to sell them at a discount rather than risk not selling them at all.

CELEBRATING THE NEW YEAR: Tips for a party at home, options for a night out

t’s time to start planning how to celebrate the New Year. Since it falls in the middle of the week, some people will opt to spend it at home, even though New Year’s Day is a holiday for most people. A number of local establishments will offer live music or karaoke. There are also options for a fancy dinner, or entertainment which includes a food buffet or potluck.

California Lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in Wednesday’s drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $37 million.

THE SEASON OF GIVING: Charities host last big push before the holidays

It’s the season for giving and local organizations have been taking donations since before Thanksgiving getting prepared for the Christmas holidays where less fortunate children and families benefit with meals, food baskets, toys for the children and other festivities. The last big push is this weekend.

Senior News

Pahrump Senior Center

Breakfast with Santa served from the heart

A holiday tradition returned to the Pahrump Valley once again this month.

Sasquatch, Bears and a Bikini

“There was a tribe of little ape-like people, like small Sasquatch, who lived in the next valley. They were our enemies, and my people were frightened of them, so one night the people went into the valley and killed all of them with spears and clubs. We still don’t go into that valley.”

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