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DA’s Report

James Porter Ricks was charged on Sept. 5 with domestic battery causing substantial bodily harm.

Christopher Raymond Biddy was charged on Sept. 8 with obstructing a public officer, possession of a controlled substance and carrying concealed weapon(s).

Alfred Christopher Gonzalez was charged on Sept. 8 with assault with a deadly weapon, ex-felon in possession of firearm(s), and possession of a controlled substance.

Daniel Russell Burrows was charged on Sept. 8 with obstructing a public officer.

Joseph Brandon Tarragano was charged on Sept. 9 with attempted robbery, battery by strangulation, battery on an older person, and habitual criminal.

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VFW Food Bank needs donations — how you can help

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #10054 is a major hub of activity in the Pahrump Valley, much of which is focused solely on supporting former military members in the community. The organization operates a variety of valuable programs, one of which is its Veterans Food Bank.

Beatty student takes 2nd in state VFW art contest

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Nevada’s casino industry donates to both gubernatorial candidates

The state’s casino industry has donated money to both Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak and his Republican challenger Joe Lombardo, although some have preferred one over the other.