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Police: Repeat sex offender assaults girl, 9

A man arrested for allegedly molesting a 9-year-old girl while babysitting her last week reportedly told the girl’s mother “he shouldn’t have watched her child because he knew this would happen,” when confronted about the allegation.

Las Vegas company aims to start Pahrump taxi service

A second group will be applying for a permit to operate a taxi service in Pahrump. This time it’s a well-established Las Vegas company called Executive Coach and Carriage, which also plans to start up a shuttle service from Pahrump to Las Vegas.

Kohbarger resigns; headed to NLV

Pahrump Town Manager Bill Kohbarger announced Wednesday that he has accepted an administrative position in the human resources department with the City of North Las Vegas.

RPC turns down permit for Great Ape Experience

The Pahrump Regional Planning Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to deny a conditional use permit for James Casey and his Great Ape Experience, at 2721 Our Road.

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Half-cent sales tax being reconsidered

Nye County commissioners will consider setting the date for a hearing on a bill to amend the Nye County Code imposing a one-half percent sales tax to fund public safety during a regular meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday at 2100 Walt Williams Dr. on the Calvada Eye.

Morales makes public plea ahead of landfill appeal

Construction company owner Rene Morales placed full page advertisements in two Pahrump newspapers this week to attract support for his proposal to open a construction landfill on Simkins Road, which will be heard Tuesday by the Nye County Commission.

RPC bends codes to suit application

The Pahrump Regional Planning Commission again Wednesday showed a willingness to bend Nye County Code to accommodate applicants for zoning requests.

School psychologist competent to stand trial

A Nye County School District psychologist who was arrested earlier this year on charges of possessing and producing child pornography has reportedly been deemed competent to stand trial in the case following a mental health evaluation.

DA Reports

• Hood Ahmed Qasim Algaili was charged on June 6 with purchase, consumption, or possession of alcoholic beverage by minor.

CRIME CORNER

Parole and probation officers allegedly uncovered guns and more than two grams of methamphetamine under couch cushions during an inspection of a probationer’s home earlier this week.

Nevada Digest

RENO (AP) — A university professor was arrested outside a Washoe County school board meeting where he said he wanted to press concerns about the mistreatment of his daughter with a disability.