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Nye County District Attorney’s report

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

• Julie Kaye Edwards aka Julie Kaye Whisenant aka Julie K. Whisenant was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, with prior felony conviction, a felony.

• Veronica Marie Acedo aka Veronica Marie Garcia was charged on Dec. 11 with unlawful trespass upon land, two counts, a misdemeanor.

• Jeremiah Lee Burgett was charged on Dec. 29 with driving while license cancelled, revoked, or suspended; operating motor vehicle without registration or plate; operating vehicle with false mark or VIN; and no insurance, all misdemeanors.

• Jodie L. Francis was charged on Jan. 3 with battery, a misdemeanor.

• Jesse Lee Wolcott was charged on Jan. 4 with disturbing the peace and obstructing a public officer, both misdemeanors.

• Ashley Nicole Brownlee was charged on Jan. 5 with battery, a misdemeanor.

A tribute to 99 years: Community icon celebrates milestone

Turning 99 years of age today, Wednesday, June 19, B.J. Hetrick-Irwin is proving each and every day that you are never too old to make a difference – and enjoy yourself while you’re at it.

Smiles Across Pahrump will give you a reason to grin

If readers need a reason to smile this weekend, head on over to Smiles Across Pahrump, where there will be plenty of opportunities for grinning as the local Moose Lodge hosts this annual free family event.

LGBTQ foster recruitment a focus for Pride Month

If you want to make a real difference in the life of children in rural Nevada, become a foster care provider.

Post-primary: 2 commission seats decided

The Nevada primary is meant to narrow down party selections ahead of the November general election, but for some local races, Nye County voters voiced their final decisions on Tuesday.

GALLERY: DAV BBQ offers an afternoon of camaraderie

Camaraderie. It’s something felt in all sorts of groups but undoubtedly one of the strongest senses of camaraderie can be found among those who have served their country.

Nye County Water District scores its first grant

The Nye County Water District has secured its first ever grant, a fact that has officials feeling excited and optimistic about the momentum that the district is finally seeing.