Police took one man into custody last week after they received a report that he had allegedly molested two girls under the age of 14 sometime between 2010 and 2011.
Nye County commissioners Tuesday awarded a $98,800 contract to Great Basin Drilling for a 600-foot deep, 10-inch diameter agricultural well at the Calvada Eye, despite a lawsuit filed by Utilities Inc. of Central Nevada.
Gasoline prices in Pahrump dropped below $3 per gallon Wednesday, with both the Terrible’s Country Store at Highway 160 and Calvada Boulevard and the Rebel station at Basin Avenue and Highway 160 posting prices of $2.99 per gallon for regular unleaded gas.
Nye County commissioners approved a $264,861 contract with Motorola Tuesday for a lease purchase of 35 digital portable radios and 50 high power mobile radios for the Nye County Sheriff’s Office.
The Town of Pahrump will officially be the venue for a popular motorcycle rally next summer.
Representatives of Holiday Inn Express have applied for a conditional use permit to construct a 103-room hotel on Highway 160 just down the street from Gold Town Casino.
The Nevada Land Management Task Force was established under Assembly Bill 227 during the last session of the state legislature with the ambitious goal of recommending how federal land, which comprises 84 percent of the state, would be transferred to the state.
Two people were charged with abusing and isolating an elderly woman last week after they allegedly failed to assist her in getting out of bed and did not allow a home health care worker to visit the woman to check on her.
• Clayton Andrew Walker was charged on Dec. 10 with abuse of an older person, neglect of an older person, isolation of an older person.
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A woman charged in March with stealing more than $60,000 from a local elderly couple was sentenced to do jail time Monday.
A plan to be better prepared when severe weather strikes Nye County was approved by commissioners this month.
Nye County Sheriff Tony DeMeo didn’t get an early Christmas present with the approval of a $401,600 simulated training facility, as county commissioners Tuesday poked more holes in the proposed contract than a well-worn target.
Utilities Inc. of Central Nevada filed a lawsuit against Nye County last week seeking damages in excess of $20,000 after the company claimed the county violated a service contract with the private water and sewer utility.
Accountant Dan McArthur sitting in a chair in front of Nye County commissioners in December instead of in May, delivering the annual audit report for a fiscal year that ended July 1, is a good sign.