55°F
weather icon Partly Cloudy

In Profile: Alice Cummings

BUSINESS: Manager of Keoki’s Wings & Things

AGE: 39

BACKGROUND: “I’ve been a marketing director for a software company in Tennessee and I’m a licensed cosmetologist. I worked in the restaurant business all through college.”

FIRST JOB: “ I worked in a Dairy Queen in Kingston, Tenn., when I was 15.

YEARS IN BUSINESS: “I’ve Lived in Pahrump since 2003 and have been working here since then.

“We give back to the community and support little league, the Pahrump Youth Softball Association and have sponsored all-star players. This year we are also sponsoring Pop Warner football.

The business is a member of the chamber and we are members of LeTip. I am the president of PYSA. We’ve sponsored various fundraisers for cancer patients and community youth groups.”

PERSONAL: “We have a boat at Lake Mead and enjoy spending time there. I like to travel, read, entertain with barbecues in my back yard and spend time sitting in my living room because I work seven days a week.”

BUSINESS CLIMATE:

“I support shopping locally whenever you can to support the businesses here.

“Our business wasn’t difficult to open. It was already an established bar and restaurant. It’s been good and getting better. We’ve created a family atmosphere and have become a place to hold team parties, birthday parties and a meeting place for clubs and organizations.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
THE LATEST
Sportsman’s Quest: Marines and a holiday hunt

In my last column I wrote about my “successful elk hunt” with my artist friend, Justin Young. It was a great adventure, but my freezer was still empty.

Fugitive who fled after woman’s attack found hiding in travel trailer

Ryan Sanders, 37, of Pahrump,who fled from authorities following the kidnapping and brutal attack of a Pahrump woman last week has been taken into custody by Nye County Sheriff’s Office deputies and assisting agencies.

2 cannabis lounges OK’d for Nye

KV Group LLV and GGCPA SE Inc. both plan to launch local lounges, where adults will be allowed to smoke, vape and consume cannabis products onsite.

Nascar tickets up for grabs at Bowl-A-Thon

This Sunday, the Pahrump Nugget Bowling Center will be taken over by supporters of America’s heroes during the Wounded Warriors Bowl-A-Thon and event organizer Denise Flanagan is excited to announce the addition of an extraordinarily generous donation to the cause.

Here are the plans for Front Sight firearms facility

When Front Sight Firearms Training Institute filed for bankruptcy in May, many feared that would mark the end for the nation’s largest firearms training center. But the site is expected to be revived under new ownership.

Nye County tribe faced voting barriers this election

The Yomba Shoshone Tribe had difficulty getting an in-person polling location for the 2022 midterms. Tribes across Nevada and Indian Country face barriers in accessing the voting booth.

Bowl-A-Thon to benefit Wounded Warriors

Hosted by local veteran Denise Flanagan, all of the money raised at the Bowl-A-Thon will be donated to Wounded Warrior Project, an organization that supports veterans.