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Pahrump Senior Center

The menu (subject to change) and activities for the week of May 30 – June 3. Two percent milk and juice available daily:

Monday – CLOSED – Memorial Day;

Tuesday — Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, corn, salad, whole wheat bread, fruit, soup;

Wednesday — Herb-baked chicken, stuffing, peas and onions, salad, fruit, soup;

Thursday — Gyro, coleslaw, tomato-cucumber salad, fruit, rice pudding, soup;

Friday – Lemon baked fish, parsley potatoes, broccoli, Waldorf salad, whole wheat roll, fruit, Navy bean soup.


Monday — CLOSED, Memorial Day;

Tuesday — exercise class, 9:30 a.m.; bridge, 12:30 p.m.; haircuts, 1-3 p.m.;

Wednesday — Crafty Ladies, 12:30 p.m.;

Thursday — Old Men’s Club meeting, 8 a.m.; exercise class, 9:30 a.m.; Rippits Knitting &Crochet Group, 10 a.m.; haircuts, 1 p.m.;

Friday — T.O.P.S. meeting, 7 a.m.; exercise class, 9:30 a.m.; bridge, 12:30 p.m.

Amargosa Valley Senior Center

The menu (subject to change) for the week of May 30 – June3:

Two percent milk available daily. Meals are served at the Amargosa Valley Senior Center from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Breakfast served from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Monday — CLOSED – Memorial Day;

Tuesday — Fish tacos, coleslaw, black beans, watermelon, brownie;

Wednesday — Spinach lasagna, mixed veggies, green salad, peaches, dump cake;

Thursday — Meatball sub, cucumber in sour cream, fresh orange, split pea soup;

Friday — Scrambled eggs, turkey bacon, hash browns, oatmeal, peaches.

Beatty Senior Center

The menu (subject to change) for the week of May 30 – June 3:

Two percent milk available. Meals are served at the Beatty Senior Center from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., on Tuesday and Thursday.

Tuesday — Herb-crusted pork chop, baked yam, green beans, pear halves in juice, whole wheat dinner roll, low-salt margarine;

Thursday — Roast beef, white rice, lima beans, sliced tomatoes, oatmeal bran muffins, apricot halves.

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How an injured and abandoned dog in Pahrump overcame the odds

A stray dog that was homeless, hospitalized and facing euthanasia earlier this month is now on the mend thanks to several in the community who helped raise thousands for its life-saving care.

End of an era: 50-year-old Beatty business closing

Owner Jane Cottonwood, who made ribbons, trophies and awards for organizations all over the country, plans to retire and close her shop at the end of February.