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Nye County District Attorney’s report

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

Michael Athens Tsavidis was charged on Nov. 28 with driving under the influence of alcohol, third offense, a felony; performance of act or neglect of duty in willful or wanton disregard of safety of persons or property, a gross misdemeanor; and failure to maintain traffic lane; stopping, standing, or parking prohibited in specified places; and reckless driving, all misdemeanors.

• Alyssa Ann Goldstein was charged on Nov. 28 with battery by prisoner, a felony; battery upon a peace officer and battery upon a vulnerable person, both gross misdemeanors; and resisting public officer, two counts; and battery, four counts, all misdemeanors.

• Brad Eugene White was charged on Nov. 28 with battery by a prisoner, four counts, a felony; battery upon a peace officer, four counts, a gross misdemeanor, and resisting public officer and obstructing public officer, both misdemeanors.

• Daniel Lewis Weldon was charged on Nov. 28 with burglary; assault with a deadly weapon; first-degree kidnapping with use of a deadly weapon; and robbery with the use of a deadly weapon, all felonies; and petit larceny, a misdemeanor.

• Allen Thomas Cornforth was charged on Nov. 28 with damage to prison or jail, a gross misdemeanor.

• Kristopher Nicholas Wood was charged on Nov. 28 with assault upon an officer, a gross misdemeanor; and obstructing a public officer and resisting public officer, both misdemeanors.

• Janet Lee Woods was charged on Nov. 28 with unlawful trespass upon land and disturbing the peace, both misdemeanors.

Back to school: Where to get free supplies & essentials

It’s not always easy for families to afford everything that’s needed, particularly with inflation putting an additional pinch on parents’ pockets.

‘Buy in Nye’ awarded for helping 17 homeowners

The Buy in Nye homeownership program provided nearly $3.9 million in affordable mortgages and $288,000 in down-payment assistance to 17 Nye County families.

Solar recycling project denied

Along with the boom in solar energy generation projects, solar recycling is becoming more prevalent, resulting in companies looking to expand their operations to accommodate the new industry. One company, i-Quest Inc., was hoping to bring its own operations to the Pahrump Valley but Nye County commissioners shot down the idea at the board’s most recent meeting.

GALLERY: Winners from this year’s 4th of July Parade

A special ceremony was held this week to bestow the awards upon those organizations that took home top honors in this year’s Fourth of July Parade, sponsored by the Pahrump Holiday Task Force in partnership with the Pahrump Disability Outreach Program.

GALLERY: Helen Keller Days raises $2k for local Federation of the Blind Chapter

The 2nd Annual Helen Keller Days took place with members of the Southern Nye County Chapter of the Federation of the Blind coming together with community supporters for an afternoon of fun and excitement, all in the name of fundraising.

Biden tests positive for COVID, shortens Vegas trip

President Joe Biden pulled out of a speech before the nation’s largest Latino organization after he tested positive for COVID-19.

Help ‘empty the shelters’ — adopt a pet

Created in 2011, by Cathy Bissell, the Bissell Pet Foundation has made a positive impact in the lives of roughly more than 775,000 dogs and cats across the country.

Pahrump delegate: Trump-Vance ticket a ‘good blend’

President Donald Trump announced on social media that he has chosen Sen. J.D. Vance of Ohio as his running mate in the 2024 election.