There are a lot of reasons why I love playing golf in Las Vegas, the latest being the recent round I played at Rio Secco Golf Club, 2851 Grand Hills Ave., Henderson. I say this because the folks at Rio Secco have managed to include everything I love about Vegas into their golf club.
Rock dust is used in organic agriculture to replenish minerals that have been removed from the soils when growing and removing vegetables and fruit. I tend to favor the addition of compost to our vegetable gardens since our soils are so low in organic matter and its derivatives.
Las Vegas plans to celebrate its western heritage this week during the annual Helldorado festival. Proceeds from Helldorado will be donated to several local charities.
Elvis Costello and The Imposters are slated to perform at 8 p.m. Friday at the Pearl at the Palms. Known for his eclectic genre-crossing, Costello has been performing and producing music since 1977. Tickets range from $61 to $96. For more information, call 942-6888.
Matthew Ryan Kindell, 14, has achieved Eagle Scout status in the Boy Scouts of America.
Jud Wilhite, senior pastor at Central Christian Church, is the author of several books — “Eyes Wide Open: See and Live the Real You,” “Stripped: Uncensored Grace on the Streets of Vegas” and his newest, “Throw It Down: Leaving Behind Behaviors and Dependencies that Hold You Back.”
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Stephanie Waite, 36 and a mother of seven, traded in her career as a criminal defense attorney to be a full-time mom after her first child was born in 2001.
Rose Stewart Woodbury, 66, is the mother of seven and considers raising her children to be fine citizens and a benefit to the community to be her greatest achievement.