Farm manager Darren “Trench” Picone kneels down to pet Sarah, a 10-month-old calf, while working at V Animal Sanctuary. Like a 500-pound puppy getting a belly rub, Sarah licks his face in return.
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Henderson resident Debra Jacobson used her green thumbs to replant pride in her neighborhood.
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When the Civil War breaks out, 17-year-old Roy Fox is asked to use his knowledge of the area’s terrain to carry messages to Confederate leaders. His elusiveness in evading Union capture earns him the title The Gray Fox.
The box hummed and a white light came from the edges of it. Ranger couldn’t look at the light but when he finally opened his eyes, he was in a dusty, loud place with big animals, funny smells — and a woman’s frantic voice. Someone was lost, and Ranger heard a familiar word: “FIND!”
Henderson calendar highlights this week include a performance by comedians Bobby Slayton and Kevin Pollak and Green Valley High School’s production of “The Little Mermaid.”
Modern eating habits have caused Americans to develop modern ailments, but ancient Chinese medicine could be the answer to getting the body back into balance. So says local acupuncturist Dr. Kyo Mitchell, who spoke on the topic of Alzheimer’s disease and Eastern Medicine Dec. 11 at Sun City Summerlin’s Desert Vista Community Center.
The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension selected Eric Killian as the southern area director overseeing the daily activities for Clark, Lincoln, Nye/Esmeralda, Eureka and White Pine counties. He is to lead more than 110 faculty and staff members in five counties, 10 offices and an annual multimillion dollar budget.
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It’s not a sport that immediately comes to mind when one thinks of Las Vegas, but ice skating is enjoyed by many. End-of-season options are still available to valley residents.
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Literary happenings coming up include the final Neon Lit event at Trifecta Gallery and grand opening festivities at The Writer’s Block.
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The Clark County School District wants teens to know, “Ditch school, ditch your driver’s license.”
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View Nieghborhood Newspapers editorial cartoon, Jan. 29, 2015, by F. Andrew Taylor.
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Family-owned Lucki Thai is a cozy eatery in the Silverado Ranch Village shopping center, with quiet booths lining the walls and subdued lighting. The menu offers Chinese as well as Japanese options, but everything is cooked in a very Thai tradition.
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When Air Force veteran Merle Voight was diagnosed with breast cancer early last year, the 49-year-old was in shock. The former nurse recalled working on the oncology floor, seeing chemotherapy patients vomit as they also lost weight and most of their hair. That image frightened her, but a Non-Department of Veterans Affairs medical care program helped turn a scary event into one of hope.
Green Valley High School students are set to bring the sea to the desert. The school, 460 Arroyo Grande Blvd., plans to perform “The Little Mermaid” at 7 p.m. Jan. 29-31, 2 p.m. Jan. 31 and 7 p.m. Feb. 5-7. The show originally ran on Broadway from 2008 to 2012.
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