Air Force Airman 1st Class William J. Link graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. Link is the son of Kerry Layton of Las Vegas and Willy Link of Butte, Mont.
Air Force Airman Grant T. Escalara, 21, of Las Vegas, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. Escalara was joined by his family and friends of Las Vegas in celebration.
Army Pvt. Kaleb R. Perez graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Perez is the son of Dion R. Perez and grandson of Gloria K. Hurd of Henderson. He is a 2014 graduate of Foothill High School.
Nevada State Bank, through a partnership with the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, awarded a $20,000 AHEAD grant to James Seastrand Helping Hands of North Las Vegas.
The Under-14 boys soccer team from the Downtown Las Vegas Soccer Club came home from the Dec. 11-14 National League competition in North Carolina one step closer to the national championships. During the competition, the team won three games and lost one, putting it in a tie with San Diego SC 00 Academy Navy in the Under-14 Blue Division. The two teams are set to meet on the season’s final day of play in March in a game that could decide the division title.
Army Pvt. Danielle S. Nixon graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Nixon is the daughter of Kristin Haarstad of Norfolk, Ark. and niece of Kelly and Michael Nixon of Las Vegas. She is a 2014 graduate of Cheyenne High School.
Army Pvt. Stephanie E. Juarez graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Juarez is the daughter of Nina M. Doylin of Henderson and is a 2014 graduate of Basic High School.
Obim Okeke of Las Vegas, a member of the class of 2015 at Pomfret School in Pomfret, Conn., was named to the honor roll for the 2014 fall semester.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Alexander J. Barkus graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. Barkus is the son of Christopher and Melanie Barkus and nephew of James Peck, all of Las Vegas. The airman is a 2014 graduate of Palo Verde High School.
Air Force Airman Matthew R. Ignacio graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. Ignacio is the son of Michael Ignacio and nephew of Lorena Rigdon of Henderson. He is a 2012 graduate of Coronado High School.
Jalisco Cantina owner Natasha Williams celebrated her birthday with residents and guests at The Salvation Army, 35 W. Owens Ave., for the 13th year on Christmas Eve. Employees of the restaurant, formerly Super Mex, prepared roughly 500 burritos and served them to the clients of the nonprofit. Goody bags were also handed out to children. Visit jaliscocantina.com.
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