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Spend Father’s Day with 5 great movie dads

From mob bosses with a soft spot for their loved ones in “The Godfather” trilogy to a father who goes to embarrassing lengths to make his family happy in the “National Lampoon” franchise, there’s no lack of lovable movie dads.

Here’s how the races for Nye County commission are shaping up — so far

Challenger Ron Boskovich has a commanding lead over incumbent Leo Blundo for the District 4 seat, while incumbent Debra Strickland is inching toward the 51% mark necessary to claim a clean victory, according to preliminary results of Tuesday’s primary.

Body recovered of Death Valley hiker who went missing

Searchers located the body of John McCarry 69, from Long Beach, Calif., on June 1, according to a National Park Service news release.

McKenna Cunningham named Miss Pahrump 2022

A dozen girls competed in the 46th annual pageant at Saddle West hotel and casino. Here are the results:

Pahrump judge Lisa Chamlee resigns citing safety, personal issues

“It was a very difficult decision,” Pahrump Justice of the Peace Lisa Chamlee told the Pahrump Valley Times. “I decided to resign for personal and safety reasons but I won’t expound any further on that.”

Sleep in Heavenly Peace Donation Car Wash brings in funds

XPress Detail and Auto Spa was abuzz with activity all day long this past Saturday as it played host to a fundraiser for one area nonprofit organization, Sleep in Heavenly Peace.

SLIDESHOW: Meet the 12 competitors in the Miss Pahrump Pageant

The popular event, now in its 46th year, features 12 contestants, vying for the crown at the Saddle West Showroom beginning 6:30 p.m. on Friday, June 10. Doors open at 6 p.m.