In Brief

A Veterans Service Officer will be located at the Pahrump County Veterans Services Office, located at 1981 E. Calvada, on Tuesdays and Fridays.

The office is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and closed from noon to 1 p.m. for lunch.

Pre-scheduled appointments are suggested although walk-ins are welcome but can only be seen as time permits. To schedule an appointment contact Pamela at 775-688-1653, ext. 6 or Barbara at 775-321-4880.

Vets are advised to bring a copy of their DD-214 discharge document and/or curent VA paperwork. If the claim involves dependents, veterans should bring marriage and/or birth certificates as well as social security numbers of their dependents.

Women’s self-defense

The women’s self-defense classes begin its sixth year with Homeland Heroes Inc. sponsorship and the Nye County Sheriff’s Office, which began in March of 2007, after a rape and two attacks took place in Pahrump.

Women and girls’ class teach them what to do for themselves at no charge .

Learn how to be aware of your surroundings and to learn how to utilize your mind and body in defending yourself.

Ages for participation are 14 – 18 yrs (with parental consent), up to 99 years old.

The remaining class schedule for 2013 is:

June 22 and 23, July 20 and 21, August 17 and 18.

Vacation Bible School

First Southern Baptist Church, located on North Highway 160 (and Fehr’s Way), will be having their Vacation Bible School June 24 to June 28, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Lots of fun for Kindergarten through 6th grade aged children, including crafts, Bible study, snacks, games and prizes. Bring a friend too!

Adults and teens will have VBS from 6 to 7:30 p.m., June 23 to 27.

For more information call 727-3694.

Queen’s Tea

The League of Women Voters (LWV) of Pahrump Valley will be holding a Queen’s Tea at noon, on June 22, at the Mountain Falls Golf Club.

The cost for a table for 10 is $100.

If you know an outstanding woman who lives, works and volunteers in Pahrump, you can submit a nomination to recognize these women who have excelled in one form or another as “Women of Distinction.”

For tickets to the tea or for a nomination form call 775-443-7861 or email to

Calvary Kids’ Club

Calvary Chapel Church, located at 1051 Mickey St., has started a kid’s club for children age 6 to 12 years old on Thursdays from 9 to 11:30 a.m., running until August 15th.

Lessons will come from the Book of Daniel, plus there will be crafts, memory verse, worship, snacks, games and prizes.

For more information call 751-8000 or contact Tom at 503-939-8216.

Sunday Sing

The 5th Sunday Sing will be held at 5 p.m., June 30 at Heritage Bible Church, located at 3061 E. Heritage Dr., at Homestead Rd.

All interested in performing contact Geri at 513-3991 or Pastor Ron at 775-990-9995.