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District Attorney’s report • Jan. 27, 2017

The public information below was provided by the Nye County District Attorney’s office.

• Terri Bausback-Barrick was charged on Dec. 30 with child abuse or neglect and coercion involving force, both felonies.

• Marc Steven Beauparlant was charged on Dec. 30 with possession of a controlled substance, a felony; and possession of drug paraphernalia and unlawful possession of a hypodermic needle, both misdemeanors.

Glenn Edward Harris was charged on Jan. 11 with possession of a controlled substance, a felony.

• Jacob Michael Ybarra was charged on Jan. 13 with burglary committed with the assistance of a child and grand larceny, both felonies.

• Jana Kaye Aguilar was charged on Jan. 18 with unlawful use of a controlled substance, a felony.

• Ernest Harvey Goodson was charged on Jan. 18 with battery by a prisoner, a felony.

• Courtney Lyn Hinds was charged on Aug. 18 with battery, a misdemeanor.

• Samantha Santoro was charged on Jan. 3 with left turn into oncoming traffic, a misdemeanor.

• Shannon Lorrai Hawks was charged on Jan. 6 with driving under the influence of alcohol, a misdemeanor.

Vehicle in garage destroyed by fire

No serious injuries were reported after fire gutted a vehicle inside the garage of a home along the 2400 block of Zuni Avenue on Wednesday, April 10.

Need a good laugh? Join in a night of hilarious scholarship fundraising

Promising a “laugh-your-ass-off” night of hilarity and musical diversion, Sanders Family Winery is all set to host the Kiwanis Club of the Pahrump Valley Scholarship Fundraiser and its sure to be an amusing time for all involved.

$6.2M allocated to 10 projects

Nye County has earmarked about $6.2 million of its $12 million in Local Assistance and Tribal Consistency Fund (LATCF) grant dollars for a total of 10 projects throughout the county.

GALLERY: Winners of the Pins & Needles Quilt Show

The Bob Ruud Community Center was transformed into a world of color and design during the 19th Annual Pins and Needles Quilt Show, a yearly event that offers a stage to fabric artists of all kinds while giving the community to chance to admire their array of masterpieces.

Nye County loans itself $5.78 million to shore up reserves

In an effort to shore up the financial reserves used to cover cash flow issues in the county general fund, Nye County is loaning itself $5.78 million.

Former Pahrump town manager dies

Bill Kohbarger suffered a brain aneurysm last week, according to his wife Lisa.

NyECC hosting weekly game nights — here’s how to join

Without positive social outlets, teens and young adults can easily find their way to troublesome avenues of expression, a reality that NyE Communities Coalition staffer Dale Willis knows from experience. That’s why, with the help of grant funding and a lot of personal passion, Willis has brought a brand new recreation option to the town – Tabletop Game Nights.

Butterfly Release to honor lost loved ones

A swirl of swallowtails will take to the sky this coming Sunday during the always moving Pahrump Butterfly Release, an annual event sponsored by Nathan Adelson Hospice.

Westfield Jewelers hosts Grand Re-Opening celebration

When it comes to local success stories, Josh Westerman and Darbie O’Donnell-Westerman are two prime examples of the entrepreneurial spirit.

Sun shines on Easter at Simkins

Though the previous day was a very rainy one indeed, Easter at Simkins Park was blessed with practically picture-perfect weather on Sunday, setting the stage for a day of celebration with friends and family.